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Happy Jacks RPG Podcast combines beer, table-top RPGs, unbridled enthusiasm and beer to bring you a weekly round table discussion that is informative, honest and funny. If you're looking for an RPG podcast with diverse opinions and a slightly infantile sense of humor, look no further -- you're home.

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    • 4.4 • 22 Ratings

Happy Jacks RPG Podcast combines beer, table-top RPGs, unbridled enthusiasm and beer to bring you a weekly round table discussion that is informative, honest and funny. If you're looking for an RPG podcast with diverse opinions and a slightly infantile sense of humor, look no further -- you're home.

    HJRP2717 GMing, Clans, Horror

    HJRP2717 GMing, Clans, Horror

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    Your Hosts: Stu, Jim Ryan, Stork



    Jim (otherdoc on Twitter) hosts RPG Actual Plays on Twitch. You can find his other projects at his webpage.



    In this Episode: Dave in DC sends an email about convention GMing and a question. Jo Lene asks about clans in Vampire vs Legend of the 5 Rings. And anonymous sends a horror story. 



     

    • 1 hr 6 min
    HJRP2716 Dragon Eggs, Different Groups, Murder Hobos

    HJRP2716 Dragon Eggs, Different Groups, Murder Hobos

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    Your Hosts: Stu, Kurt, Stork



    In this Episode: Jon writes in saying, “Help! I have the party a dragon egg. Now what!?” Ken R writes in about differing gaming groups.  Jonas sends an email about being a murder hobo in moder settings. 

    • 1 hr 10 min
    HJRP2715 Dice Rant and an Epically Long Email – Revised

    HJRP2715 Dice Rant and an Epically Long Email – Revised

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    Your Hosts: Stu, Emily and Tappy



    In This Episode: Axel from the UK sends us a rant on dice, and Friar Gregg sends us an epically long email.

    • 55 min
    HJRP2714 Intelligence, Command, Safety

    HJRP2714 Intelligence, Command, Safety

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    Your Hosts: Stu, Kurt, Stork



    In This Episode: Axel writes in about intelligence as a stat. Andreas writes in about games with a command structure. And JoCrack chimes in on safety tools.

    • 53 min
    HJRP2713 Remote Players,

    HJRP2713 Remote Players,

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    Your Hosts: Stu, Kimi, Bill, Tyler, Stork



    In this Episode: Trenchworks writes in about playing a mixed in-person/remote game.  Ben from Texas writes in about XP for failure. Jo Crack writes in about online dice rollers.  And Jonas writes in about a game with is son.

    • 54 min
    HJRP2712 Red Herrings, Commitment, Memories

    HJRP2712 Red Herrings, Commitment, Memories

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    Your Hosts: Stu, Kurt, Kimi, Stork



    In this Episode: Steve in SoCal writes in about red herrings.  Scott writes in about levels of commitments to gaming.  And Erica Odd sends a bittersweet email.

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

the real bobcatt ,

pearls of wisdom, floating in beer

Since I no longer have a regular gaming group, I went looking on the 'net for people worth spending my time with and finally found Happy Jacks. Stu and the crew have a plethora of insightful things to say re: a variety of RPGs even when they disagree with each other and/or my own stance. Gaming horror stories, tales of success, listener questions, rules debates, GM technique commentary, and session summaries abound. Their guest hosts vigorously fend off any sense of the mundane while the regulars maintain a comfortable and familiar atmosphere. The odd ribald joke, belch, or Monty Python quote does not detract from the overall feel, and the audio quality is uniformly excellent.

Elfremi ,

Oh the profanity!

First of the gaming podcasts I started listening to years ago. I credit them for getting me back into the hobby and for introducing Savage Worlds to me. Yes, there's a lot of burping, drinking, swearing and such, but there's also a wealth of RPG gaming experience and content. Not a podcast for everyone, but I for one enjoy the humour, banter, and oh yeah, the nuggets of gaming goodness too.

RoxvilleRooster ,

It's like Cheers but they talk tabletop RPG

Stu, Stork, and the rest of the gang of loveable miscreants put on a casual show where they read, respond, and riff off of letters about tabletop RPG experiences from listeners. And the hosts have a good time. Listen to the backlog. These folks GM and play a lot so there is plenty of gaming wisdom between the burps. This is my go-to RPG podcast.

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