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Episode 40: East Texas University by Pinnacle Entertainment Group

Episode 40: East Texas University by Pinnacle Entertainment Group

It’s finals time at the Halfling Hideaway, and we’d probably do well if we weren’t so busy fighting supernatural evil. Yes, it’s cool hijinks and eldritch horror combined in the Savage World supplement East Texas University by 12 to Midnight, Inc. As 3 of your 4 Halflings grew up in ETX, we have opinions. So does DM Jim, for that matter! No pine trees were harmed in the making of this podcast, not even the walking...

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Episode 39.5: Email Hot Tub Time Machine

Episode 39.5: Email Hot Tub Time Machine

Yes, it’s the senses-blasting return of that (in)famous Halfling tradition…the Email Hot Tub Time Machine!™ Guest starring DM Cojo! Well, not exactly…but he has so many emails here you’d think he was in the room! No emails were harmed in the making of this sideshow, though quite a few were in the lost and found! Don’t forget to drop us an email at saveforhalfpodcast(at)gmail.com to give your opinions of the show! Be...

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Episode 39: The Morrow Project by Timeline Ltd.

Episode 39: The Morrow Project by Timeline Ltd.

It’s happened to us all at one time or another. You get hired by a company, given survival training, then stuck in a freeze tube for 200 years. Then when you get out, you find you’ve misplaced your streaming accounts. It’s The Morrow Project, that venerable post-apocalypse RPG from the early 1980s; now in its 4th edition. We discuss combat, some combat, and for a change a bit about combat simulations. Oh and roleplaying...

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Episode 38: Game Wizards with Jon Peterson

Episode 38: Game Wizards with Jon Peterson

Friend of the Show Jon Peterson, noted author of the RPG industry and all around celebrity joins the Halflings to discuss his most recent work, “Game Wizards: The Epic Battle for Dungeons & Dragons”, by MIT Press. The book discusses the rise of TSR Hobbies in the 1970s until the ousting of Gary Gygax in the mid 1980s from its ranks. We discuss the history of the company, the evolution of Dungeons and Dragons during the...

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Episode 37.5: Retrospective 2021

Episode 37.5: Retrospective 2021

Don’t worry, this isn’t like those old TV shows where you get a “new” episode and it’s just the cast reminiscing and replaying clips from the previous year to fill out a show. This is all new, off the cuff attempts by your Halflings to remember what they’ve done in the past year! DM Mike remembers some work he did for an RPG, and that he got paid for it. DM Jim remembers SciBar; because DM Liz and I got...

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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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