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Episode 53.5: North Texas RPG Con 2024

Episode 53.5: North Texas RPG Con 2024

Welcome to the traditional sideshow where we drag Mike Badolato on air to chat about the North Texas RPG Con this June! Well, we tried to get Gary Oliver but he’s a busy man, you know. We discuss hotel overflows, food trucks, a record number of official games on the schedule…and the pros and cons of having open gaming in the parking lot in June! Come for the convention stories, stay for BadMike’s bashing of every SciFi...

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Found in the Ruins episode #2: “Pulp Apocalypse Review”

Found in the Ruins episode #2: “Pulp Apocalypse Review”

The 1970s and 80s were a time of apocalyptic fears, and what better way to promote them than through cheap paperbacks? That’s right, your favorite Wastelanders Boom Mike and Doc Benny discuss this time as reflected in the book Pulp Apocalypse; a collection of synopses and interviews brought to you by the Paperback Warrior and his crew to scratch the itch of any Road Warrior. But probably no cannibalism. Well, not much anyway! So,...

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Episode 53: Star Wars D6 from West End Games

Episode 53: Star Wars D6 from West End Games

A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away… Ok, 37 years ago and not so far away the Star Wars RPG was first published by West End Games. We consider the game itself, the idea of dice pools, and answer that age-old question of why are there no ladders to buy in the Star Wars Universe? Come for the enthusiasm of DM Corbett for memories of playing the game; stay for DM Mike’s surprising lack of ‘Bahs’ in this show! No...

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Found in the Ruins episode #1: “What is a Post-Apocalypse?”

Found in the Ruins episode #1: “What is a Post-Apocalypse?”

What’s this, you ask? It’s a side project podcast that covers Post-Apocalyptic books, games, movies, and what not. Hosts Boom Mike and Doc Benny take this first episode to introduce themselves and tell you their interpretations of the Post-Apocalypse. What is it, what isn’t it, and what will be covered in the future on this sorta-monthly podcast by the folks who bring you Save For Half! So, take a listen and keep in mind...

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Episode 52.5: Star Wars, 1977 Edition

Episode 52.5: Star Wars, 1977 Edition

Get ready True Believers for a first…a Prequel Save for Half! We’ll be reviewing the West End Games Star Wars D6 RPG in episode 53, but first we invite the Curmudgeon in the Cellar himself Tim Kask on to talk about 1977’s Star Wars and its impact on us and the RPG community. Yes, some of us are really old enough to remember Star Wars when it just referred to a single film instead of the Disney juggernaut it is today....

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