SWGMH S02E04: Character Death

JiB and I tackle this hotbed topic. Should GMs protect players from character death?  Do you fudge dice rolls to keep characters alive?  Join us as we explore this topic from multiple angles. Your hosts: Jerrod ‘Savage Daddy’ Gunning, and JiB Heroes Never Die Setting Rules Replacement character build points Links: Savage Worlds Deluxe, Happy…

SWGMH S02E03: Dirty GM Tricks

What's in your Savage GM's bag of tricks? We discuss some of our favorite tricks and techniques when it comes to running Savage Worlds adventures and campaigns. From inserting plot hooks, to encouraging role playing we go through the list. Get your notepads out and pick up some GM tips.…

S02E01: Game Balance and Fudging

  [powerpress] Jib and Ron Blessing join us for an engaging discussion about why game-balance isn't an issue with Savage Worlds, and much more: Characters of various rank in the same group GM dice fudging Rolling on the table, or behind the screen Implicit contract of play (social contract) Are Bennies…

SWGMH S01E11: Setting and Narrative

We explore settings and adding narrative to system mechanics. Your hosts: Jerrod ‘Savage Daddy’ Gunning, and Ronnie Walton Making it Gritty Published Settings Avoiding mechanic discussions in game. Interpreting roll results in a narrative terms. Links: Savage Worlds Deluxe, G+Savage Worlds GM Community, G+Lone Star Savages Community, Deadlands, Slipstream, Kerberos Club, Realms of Cthulhu,  

SWGMH S01E10: Interludes

We're joined by two giants in the community: Ron Blessing and Sean Patrick Fannon!  We dive into Interludes. Your hosts: Jerrod ‘Savage Daddy’ Gunning, Ronnie Walton, Ron Blessing, Sean Patrick Fannon and Tim Hannon What are Interludes? How they work? How to use them in your game. A live example of running…

SWGMH S01E09: Situational Rules

JiB and I explore situational rules for Savage Worlds and give some advice on how to use them in your games. Your hosts: Jerrod ‘Savage Daddy’ Gunning and JiB Allied Extras Dramatic Tasks Chase Rules Mass Battles Links: Savage Worlds Deluxe, Happy Jacks RPG Podcast, G+Savage Worlds GM Community