100 episodes

Gaz and Baz have spent decades talking about games, ever since University, which was far too long ago for their liking.

All RPG problems were solved in whiskey-fueled late night sessions, with the disappointing realization they couldn’t remember any of it the following day being the only fly in the ointment.

Now older, wiser and more experienced, the plucky duo have decided to commit their enthralling discussion to this new fangled podcast technology, in the vain hopes of capturing something useful or interesting. It should be a conversation starter if nothing else.

Getting them to start talking was never the problem. Making them stop however…

What Would The Smart Party Do‪?‬ The Smart Party

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Gaz and Baz have spent decades talking about games, ever since University, which was far too long ago for their liking.

All RPG problems were solved in whiskey-fueled late night sessions, with the disappointing realization they couldn’t remember any of it the following day being the only fly in the ointment.

Now older, wiser and more experienced, the plucky duo have decided to commit their enthralling discussion to this new fangled podcast technology, in the vain hopes of capturing something useful or interesting. It should be a conversation starter if nothing else.

Getting them to start talking was never the problem. Making them stop however…

    Emergent Play

    Emergent Play

    Episode 168 - Emergent Play (a.k.a. Play To Find Out)







    From thick books of lore to many-paged character backgrounds, how do you get cool stuff to the table? Do you even bother with all that and play to find out instead? The lads chat about how to get more juiciness from your gaming sessions.











    If you dig actual plays and reviews of played modules, check out the new YouTube channel.







    Get in touch, the lads love to hear from you!Twitters: twitter.com/the_smart_partyEmail: thesmartparty@hotmail.comKo-Fi: ko-fi.com/thesmartpartyPatreons: patreon.com/thesmartparty







    We always welcome lovely reviews on iTunes or elsewhere too. If you're less keen, give us a shout, we'd are open to development opportunities! :)

    • 1 hr 6 min
    One D&D

    One D&D

    Episode 167 - One D&D (a.k.a. There Can Be Only One)







    The guys are keen for a deep dive into the latest D&Dizzle news, fresh playtest documents, talk of a new approach, a lengthy train in the run up to the most recent evolution of the world's largest RPG, "One D&D".











    If you dig actual plays and reviews of played modules, check out the new YouTube channel.







    Get in touch, the lads love to hear from you!Twitters: twitter.com/the_smart_partyEmail: thesmartparty@hotmail.comKo-Fi: ko-fi.com/thesmartpartyPatreons: patreon.com/thesmartparty







    We always welcome lovely reviews on iTunes or elsewhere too. If you're less keen, give us a shout, we'd are open to development opportunities! :)

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Radiant Citadel with Ajit George

    Radiant Citadel with Ajit George

    Episode 166 - Radiant Citadel with Ajit George (a.k.a. A New Hope)







    The guys are joined by lovely human and creator and project lead of Journeys Through the Radiant Citadel, Ajit George. Discover how the project came about, what to expect from the latest D&D offering, how it's different from what's gone before and much more!











    You can find Ajit on Twitter, or check out his website for more of his great work.



    Want more lore? As mentioned in the episode, Journeys Through Radiant Citadel is a DMsGuild project which provides expanded content from many of the writers.



    To hear more about his non-profit work, check out Daughters of Destiny on Netflix - you can see a trailer on YouTube









    If you dig actual plays and reviews of played modules, check out the new YouTube channel.







    Get in touch, the lads love to hear from you!Twitters: twitter.com/the_smart_partyEmail: thesmartparty@hotmail.comKo-Fi: ko-fi.com/thesmartpartyPatreons: patreon.com/thesmartparty







    We always welcome lovely reviews on iTunes or elsewhere too. If you're less keen, give us a shout, we'd are open to development opportunities! :)

    • 59 min
    D&D in the 70s

    D&D in the 70s

    Episode 165 - D&D in the 70s (a.k.a. A Gateway To Wider Experiences)







    This time Gaz & Baz are reunited to talk about playing D&D back in the day. Joined by D&D designer and Good Friend of the Show, Jonathan Tweet, plus legendary DM Hollis Monroe, the guys talk through early experiences before Greyhawk existed and you had to make your own worlds of wondrous adventure.













    If you dig actual plays and reviews of played modules, check out the new YouTube channel.







    Get in touch, the lads love to hear from you!Twitters: twitter.com/the_smart_partyEmail: thesmartparty@hotmail.comKo-Fi: ko-fi.com/thesmartpartyPatreons: patreon.com/thesmartparty







    We always welcome lovely reviews on iTunes or elsewhere too. If you're less keen, give us a shout, we'd are open to development opportunities! :)

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Escape Rooms with Rafael Chandler

    Escape Rooms with Rafael Chandler

    Episode 164 - Escape Rooms with Rafael Chandler







    Another Stunt Baz in the shape of Mat from Steamforged Games, a returning special guest in the splendid form of Good Friend of the Show, Rafael Chandler; what more could you ask for? Rafael has a successful Escape Room business and is (at time of recording) launching a Kickstarter for a 100+ puzzle escape room in a box which becomes a roleplaying game. The guys chat about puzzles in your games, how to come up with them, what makes them interesting and much more in this episode.











    You can jump on in on the Gateways & Griffons Kickstarter here, and find out much more on Rafael's excellent works via his website.







    If you dig actual plays and reviews of played modules, check out the new YouTube channel.







    Get in touch, the lads love to hear from you!Twitters: twitter.com/the_smart_partyEmail: thesmartparty@hotmail.comKo-Fi: ko-fi.com/thesmartpartyPatreons: patreon.com/thesmartparty







    We always welcome lovely reviews on iTunes or elsewhere too. If you're less keen, give us a shout, we'd are open to development opportunities! :)

    • 57 min
    New Gaming Tech

    New Gaming Tech

    Episode 163 - New Gaming Tech (a.k.a. Is Verisimilitude a Word?)







    There's a foreword this time from Baz to let you know what's going on in his life, thoughts are with him right now. The episode was recorded before his recent sad news, and after the into message regular Stunt Baz and author of the Burn After Running blog joins Gaz to talk about new gaming tech. What developments have their been in RPG techniques and how can they be leveraged for use in any game, including more traditional ones? Level up your RPG sessions with these top tips.









    If you dig actual plays and reviews of played modules, check out the new YouTube channel.







    Get in touch, the lads love to hear from you!Twitters: twitter.com/the_smart_partyEmail: thesmartparty@hotmail.comKo-Fi: ko-fi.com/thesmartpartyPatreons: patreon.com/thesmartparty







    We always welcome lovely reviews on iTunes or elsewhere too. If you're less keen, give us a shout, we'd are open to development opportunities! :)

    • 1 hr 6 min

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