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Welcome game masters! Each week Nick Perron dives deep into the art of running role-playing games with guests experts to get tips for everyone from first-time players to seasoned veterans. Join us to find out what makes a great story and an even greater campaign!

Tabletopped Nick Perron

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    • 5.0 • 29 Ratings

Welcome game masters! Each week Nick Perron dives deep into the art of running role-playing games with guests experts to get tips for everyone from first-time players to seasoned veterans. Join us to find out what makes a great story and an even greater campaign!

    Under the Bed: Krampus

    Under the Bed: Krampus

    December is upon us. Cold winds blow down form the mountains. What's that on the roof you hear? It's Tabletopped! This week we are dropping down your podcast chimney to talk about the legendary Krampus! What is Krampus? Why is he so mean? And is it true that SANTA summoned it from hell? All this and more on todays episode!

    Say hi to us at tabletoppedpod.com or @tabletopped on twitter! Also, check us out on Patreon!

    Sponsor:

    Daily Dose of Yarn! You gotta check out these hats on etsy and instagram!

    Theme music: Unexplored Moon by Miguel Johnson

    FIND US ONLINE

    - Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/tabletopped

    - Twitter: https://twitter.com/Tabletopped

    - Website: https://tabletoppedpod.com/

    - Discord: https://discord.com/invite/9wnu5rgr7n

    • 37 min
    Engaging your table w/ Owen and Brando from "Banter and Such"

    Engaging your table w/ Owen and Brando from "Banter and Such"

    Got a sleepy table? Are people on their phones? Or is there a new player that your story just hasn't grabbed yet? Today we have the lads from the Banter and Such podcast on to talk about how to engage the table when you all sit down to play. Listen as Nick, Owen, and Brando talk through this and more on this week's episode of Tabletopped!

    Say hi to us at tabletoppedpod.com or @tabletopped on twitter! Also, check us out on Patreon!

    Check out Banter and Such on Instagram and Swords and Unicorns

    Sponsor:

    Daily Dose of Yarn! You gotta check out these hats on etsy and instagram!

    Theme music: Unexplored Moon by Miguel Johnson

    FIND US ONLINE

    - Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/tabletopped

    - Twitter: https://twitter.com/Tabletopped

    - Website: https://tabletoppedpod.com/

    - Discord: https://discord.com/invite/9wnu5rgr7n

    • 1 hr
    Lore Bards

    Lore Bards

    Welcome to the lore bard!  Are you wanting to run a character in D&D's horniest class? We talk you through the basics of the noble lore bard's abilities, weaknesses, and role play opportunities. All this and more on this week's episode of Tabletopped! 

    Say hi to us at tabletoppedpod.com or @tabletopped on twitter! Also, check us out on Patreon!

    Check out Franco's Familiars add on 

    Sponsor:

    Daily Dose of Yarn! You gotta check out these hats on etsy and instagram!

    Theme music: Unexplored Moon by Miguel Johnson

    FIND US ONLINE

    - Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/tabletopped

    - Twitter: https://twitter.com/Tabletopped

    - Website: https://tabletoppedpod.com/

    - Discord: https://discord.com/invite/9wnu5rgr7n

    • 45 min
    Familiars, Mounts, and More

    Familiars, Mounts, and More

    How do you play a character that your players came up with? Or play an old player character who is an NPC in a new game? We talk about this a more on this week's episode of Tabletopped!

    Check out Franco's Familiars add on on this subject!



    Say hi to us at tabletoppedpod.com or @tabletopped on twitter! Also, check us out on Patreon!

    Sponsor:

    Daily Dose of Yarn! You gotta check out these hats on etsy and instagram!

    Theme music: Unexplored Moon by Miguel Johnson

    FIND US ONLINE

    - Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/tabletopped

    - Twitter: https://twitter.com/Tabletopped

    - Website: https://tabletoppedpod.com/

    - Discord: https://discord.com/invite/9wnu5rgr7n

    • 46 min
    Writing Interactive Fiction w/ Nat Mesnard

    Writing Interactive Fiction w/ Nat Mesnard

    How do you write for a session when other people are going to be shaping the story while playing? I talked to Nat Mesnard, indie RPG dev and Interactive Fiction professor, to help guide me through how to write for games and the power of the narrative voice. Check out more of Nat's stuff on their website. Or pick up Business Wizards!

    Say hi to us at tabletoppedpod.com or @tabletopped on twitter! Also, check us out on Patreon!

    Sponsor:

    Daily Dose of Yarn! You gotta check out these hats on etsy and instagram!

    Theme music: Unexplored Moon by Miguel Johnson

    FIND US ONLINE

    - Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/tabletopped

    - Twitter: https://twitter.com/Tabletopped

    - Website: https://tabletoppedpod.com/

    - Discord: https://discord.com/invite/9wnu5rgr7n

    • 57 min
    The Monster we Make: with Dr. Emily Zarka

    The Monster we Make: with Dr. Emily Zarka

    Happy Halloween everyone! It's our final episode of October and we saved the best for last. Today we have Dr. Emily Zarka (of Monstrum fame) on the podcast to talk about monsters. Why humans create them, how we use them, and how you can create your own monster to last through the ages. 

    Say hi to us at tabletoppedpod.com or @tabletopped on twitter! 

    Also, check us out on Patreon! 

    Sponsor: Daily Dose of Yarn! You gotta check out these hats on etsy and instagram! 

    Theme music: Unexplored Moon by Miguel Johnson

    FIND US ONLINE: 

    - Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/tabletopped 

    - Twitter: https://twitter.com/Tabletopped 

    - Website: https://tabletoppedpod.com/ 

    - Discord: https://discord.com/invite/9wnu5rgr7n

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

francofaa ,

Not about tables but still good

Misleading that it’s not a podcast about reviewing tables but I like ttrpgs too. Recommend for anyone who likes dungeons and dragons or hates dungeons and dragons or thinks dungeons and dragons is just ok and prefers other ttrpgs

SassyFemme488 ,

An Incredible Pod

Wow! I love this podcast. An an avid gamer, I’m always looking for informative podcasts to help me learn more about my favorite hobby. Thanks Nick and friends!!

miraclehavertz ,

Fantastic

I recently found this podcast and it's just fantastic. Really super interesting, engaging content and questions. I love the energy and good vibes he brings to the podcast. I am looking forward to getting through all of the backlog content!

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