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Episode 37: Star Frontiers by TSR

Episode 37: Star Frontiers by TSR

It’s not a Trek, nor Wars…it’s TSR’s 1982 Sci-Fi game Star Frontiers! Your Halflings delve into this box set of space opera goodies with enough counters to warm any wargamer’s (or DM Mike’s) heart. Laser pistols, bizarre creatures, and Sonic Devastators (TM) abound in this episode of Save For Half! No Dralasites were harmed in the making of this podcast, not even after the bad dad jokes!   Links...

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Episode 36: Meddling Kids by Pandahead Productions

Episode 36: Meddling Kids by Pandahead Productions

Jinkies! It’s time to pile into the van with your fave talking creature and go solve groovy mysteries with your cool clique of friends in this RPG that pays homage to various cartoons of the 60s, 70s and 80s. The Halflings gather their Spooky Snacks(TM) and prepare to trap monsters, ghosts and pirates in an RPG that just might not take itself entirely seriously. The hosts review the game, reminisce about that ancient bit of ephemera...

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Episode 35: Blake’s 7 RPG by Horizon

Episode 35: Blake’s 7 RPG by Horizon

It’s time to review an RPG on one of our favorite BBC Sci-Fi TV shows of the 1970s; Blakes7 by Terry Nation. A show gritty and dark for its time, it was notorious for anti-heroes, rebels losing to the evil empir…er…”Federation”, and bad SF/X. Does the game compare to the show? And what’s up with the build-your-own props info? Will this be the Halfling’s first LARP? Click play and find out! No...

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Episode 34: AD&D Players Handbook by TSR

Episode 34: AD&D Players Handbook by TSR

What’s this? Your Fab Four Halflings are covering that venerable book of 1st edition RPG goodness? That’s right, this episode we dive into the foundational rules of that newfangled (for 1978) Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. What did we like? Hate? Actually use in our games? Tune in to find out…with maybe a controversy or two as a side-dish! No Half-orcs were harmed in the making of this podcast, but racial class limits...

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Episode 33: Mutant Future by Goblinoid Games

Episode 33: Mutant Future by Goblinoid Games

It’s the future — with mutants! That’s right, the Fab Foursome are covering the game Mutant Future by Goblinoid Games, and it’s a world with more Gamma than you can shake a Death Machine at! Based on the Labyrinth Lord system, it’s got all the post-apocalypse goodies you’ve come to expect — mutations, gonzo creatures, and artifacts that can blow your head off if you’re not careful. Even if it’s a...

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Episode 32: En Garde by Game Designers’ Workshop

Episode 32: En Garde by Game Designers’ Workshop

It’s time to get your rapier and swing from a chandelier, because the Halflings take a look this episode at the Game Designers’ Workshop edition of En Garde by Darryl Haney and Frank Chadwick (1975). There are all sort of things for PCs to do in the game, be it carouse at pubs, visit mistresses, and…join the army? All this and more await you with a clash of steel and a floppy hat. Oh, and ruffs too. Lots of ruffs! No...

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