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So long and thanks for all the fish.

Intro by Ryan Macklin of Master Plan.

--Paul

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My thoughts on the Mouse Guard RPG

Intro by Chris Engler of Wapcaplets, bumpers by Mick Bradley of Canon Puncture and by Kim and Tim of Return to Northmoor.

--Paul

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My love for Dominion, explained and explored.

Intro by Rich Rogers of Canon Puncture.

--Paul

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The GenCon stack and RinCon plans

Intro by Sean Nittner and Justin Evans of Narrative Control.

--Paul

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The ENnie Awards and the Summer Revolution

Intro by Kevin Weiser of The Walking Eye.

--Paul

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Good Omens Mini-Con and the ENnie Awards

Intro by Ryan Macklin of Master Plan.

--Paul

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A Penny For My Thoughts

Intro by Ryan Macklin of Master Plan.

--Paul

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Table Chatter in RPGs, inspired by the Mouse Guard RPG.

Intro by Ogre of Stabbing Contest.

--Paul

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After-Action Report for Gamex 2009.

Intro by Rich Rogers of Canon Puncture.

--Paul

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Context, Subtext, and Being "On the Nose" in RPGs.

Intro by Frasier, Chris, Chuck, and David from The Accidental Survivors.

--Paul

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Using the play environment in RPGs.

Intro by Ryan Macklin of Master Plan.

--Paul

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Montsegur 1244 review

Intro by Chris Engler of Wapcaplets.

--Paul

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Thoughts on the Freeport Companion for 4e announcement

Intro by Daniel Perez of The Gamer Traveler.

--Paul

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Failure and forward progress in RPGs.

Intro by Sean Nittner and Justin Evans of Narrative Control.

--Paul

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Battlestar Galactica board game review

Intro by Frasier, Chris, Chuck, and David from The Accidental Survivors.

--Paul

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Making conflicts matter, inspired by our current Primetime Adventures game.

Intro by Kim and Tim of Return to Northmoor.

--Paul

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Further thoughts on story and structure, inspired by Peter Rogers.

Intro by Joe of The Podgecast.

--Paul

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Further thoughts on the role of structure in stories.

Intro by Frasier, Chris, Chuck, and David from The Accidental Survivors.

--Paul

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The Twelve Days of HG,WT: For A Few Games More-mas: Day 12

Thoughts on stories and structure in roleplaying, inspired by Jesse Burneko.

Intro by Mick Bradley of Canon Puncture.

--Paul

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The Twelve Days of HG,WT: For A Few Games More-mas: Day 11

Pretense vs. Agenda in RPGs

Intro by Sean Nittner and Justin Evans of Narrative Control.

--Paul

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The Twelve Days of HG,WT: For A Few Games More-mas: Day 10

Notes on Tribune

Intro by Daniel Perez of The Digital Front.

--Paul

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The Twelve Days of HG,WT: For A Few Games More-mas: Day 9

Notes on A Dirty World

Intro by Chris Engler of Wapcaplets.

--Paul

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The Twelve Days of HG,WT: For A Few Games More-mas: Day 8

Notes on A Flower for Mara

Intro by Ryan Macklin of Master Plan.

--Paul

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The Twelve Days of HG,WT: For A Few Games More-mas: Day 7

Reflections on my roleplaying in 2008

Intro by Rob Bohl of The Independent Insurgency.

--Paul

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The Twelve Days of HG,WT: For A Few Games More-mas: Day 6

My favorite new RPGs from 2008

Intro by Daniel Perez of The Gamer Traveler.

--Paul

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The Twelve Days of HG,WT: For A Few Games More-mas: Day 5

My favorite new board games from 2008

Intro by Joe of The Podgecast.

--Paul

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The Twelve Days of HG,WT: For A Few Games More-mas: Day 4

My favorite board games from prior years that I played for the first time in 2008

Intro by Doug Garrett of Garrett's Games and Geekiness.

--Paul

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The Twelve Days of HG,WT: For A Few Games More-mas: Day 3

Sticks

Intro by Frasier, Chris, Chuck, and David from The Accidental Survivors.

--Paul

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The Twelve Days of HG,WT: For A Few Games More-mas: Day 2

Stakes

Intro by Sean Nittner and Justin Evans of Narrative Control.

--Paul

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The Twelve Days of HG,WT: For A Few Games More-mas: Day 1

Introduction

Intro by Mick Bradley of Canon Puncture.

--Paul

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Notes on the Ransom

Intro by Ryan Macklin of Master Plan.

--Paul

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Thoughts on and experiences with Jeepform games.

Intro by Mick Bradley of Canon Puncture.

--Paul

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Observations on worker placements, inspired by Caylus, Pillars of the Earth, Stone Age, Tribune, and Agricola.

Intro by Doug Garrett of Garrett's Games and Geekiness.

--Paul

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False choice and flexibility in wargames, inspired by Air Assault on Crete and Fast Action Battles: The Bulge.

Intro by Ryan Macklin of Master Plan.

--Paul

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Self-reflection on play preferences in RPGs.

Intro by Rob Bohl of The Independent Insurgency.

--Paul

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Play procedures and reference sheets in RPGs, and announcement of the HG,WT Ransom Experiment.

Intro by Ryan Macklin of Master Plan.

--Paul

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Thoughts on player-level and in-fiction stories, inspired by D&D 4e.

Intro by Itamar Weisberg of Hamishakia.

--Paul

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Thoughts on conventions, inspired by the West Coast Meeple Fest and GenCon.

Intro by Doug Garrett of Garrett's Games and Geekiness.

--Paul

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First thoughts on Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition.

Intro by Rob Bohl of The Independent Insurgency.

--Paul

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After Action Report for Origins 2008.

Intro by Ryan Macklin of Master Plan.

--Paul

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"The Group" and RPG Design

Inspired by a whole mess of stuff.

Have Games, Will Travel is supported by DriveThruRPG.com.

--Paul

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Agility + Resources

Inspired by episode 5 of the Green Ronin Podcast.

Have Games, Will Travel is supported by DriveThruRPG.com.

--Paul

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In Memoriam: E. Gary Gygax

--Paul

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Buy Graham's Book

Inspired by Play Unsafe by Graham Walmsley

(See also my conversation with Remi Treuer about improv and gaming in episodes 97 and 98.)

--Paul

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Re-evaluating My Gaming Life (and My Recent Lack of Gaming)

--Paul

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Social Combat Mechanics

Inspired by Episode 9 of the Grimm Studios podcast.

(See also what I want from a gaming system in episode 86.)

--Paul

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Social Context and Story Now

Inspired by Episode 10 of The D&D Podcast and Episode 8 of Theory From the Closet.

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Improv and RPGs

Inspired by Episode Bravo 79 of The Dragon's Landing Inn.

--Paul

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Politics in RPGs

Inspired by Episode 38 of Gamer: The Podcasting.

--Paul

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The Return of the Durham 3 and My Relationship with Story Games

Inspired by Episode 33 of the Durham 3

--Paul

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