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This podcast discusses gaming in all its many forms: video games, roleplaying games, board games, live-action, retro-gaming, and so on. Your hosts Scormus and Beoulus bring you weekly gaming commentary, with a dash of humor and a heaping load of sarcasm and snark.

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This podcast discusses gaming in all its many forms: video games, roleplaying games, board games, live-action, retro-gaming, and so on. Your hosts Scormus and Beoulus bring you weekly gaming commentary, with a dash of humor and a heaping load of sarcasm and snark.

    Not Surprising At All – Loot Mechanics #278

    Not Surprising At All – Loot Mechanics #278

    “Starfield” looks great, “Conan Chop Chop” isn’t all that much fun, and yet another TTRPG gets an OGL. yawn



    * Intro (0:49) – Scormey tried (and failed) to pick up “Conan Chop Chop” again. Also, there’s a festival in “Guild Wars 2”?

    * Video Game News (5:35) – As expected, “Starfield” looks amazing… but is it already too late?

    * Tabletop Gaming (20:12) – Cypher System is getting their very own Open Game License. Yay, I guess?

    * Wrap (30:17) – Backerkit has launched its own crowd-funding initiative, Scormey discusses why this is awesome.



    “Alchemists Tower” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License

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    • 41 min
    Diab-Low – Loot Mechanics #277

    Diab-Low – Loot Mechanics #277

    Blizzard has had a rough few weeks regarding the Diablo franchise, and continue shoot themselves in the foot. We discuss this, and more.



    * Intro (0:49) – Scormey is back from Faire, and has thoughts on the matter.

    * Video Game News (9:58) – “Diablo Immortal” sucks, and this causes Blizzard to ruin any hype fans might have had for “Diablo 4”.

    * Tabletop Gaming (29:42) – Chuds lose the battle against D&D. Again.

    * Wrap (48:19) – Intellivision breaks their silence, by lying through their teeth.



    “Alchemists Tower” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Boring Old Opinion Piece – Loot Mechanics #276

    Boring Old Opinion Piece – Loot Mechanics #276

    Pulling a topic out of our ass, yet again! This time, we talk about ideas for new features in our favorite MMORPGs.



    * Intro (0:49) – Our week, in brief (mostly Drone stuff).

    * Other (7:19) – Features we’d like to see added to certain online games, and why.

    * Wrap (38:40) – Final thoughts, including more new games on Scormey’s shelf



    “Alchemists Tower” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 46 min
    Whoops! – Loot Mechanics #275

    Whoops! – Loot Mechanics #275

    A fix is coming for the “Dark Souls” RPG, and another Marvel MMO bites the dust.



    * Intro (0:49) – Beoulus has been working, as usual, and Scormey is at Faire!

    * Tabletop Roleplaying (7:26) – The “Dark Souls” RPG fix is coming soon… kind of, anyway.

    * Wrap (26:29) – The Marvel MMO from Daybreak is no more. It has ceased to be.



    “Alchemists Tower” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 41 min
    Troll Party – Loot Mechanics #274

    Troll Party – Loot Mechanics #274

    Trolls doing what Trolls do in “Guild Wars 2”, and a little talk about the “Girl Genius RPG” book.



    * Intro (0:49) – Our week, in brief.

    * Video Game News (7:46) – ArenaNet fails to learn from previous mistakes, allowing Trolls to screw players yet again.

    * Wrap (23:45) – My thoughts on the “Girl Genius RPG“, now that it has finally arrived.



    “Alchemists Tower” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 34 min
    PANIC! – Loot Mechanics #273

    PANIC! – Loot Mechanics #273

    New TTRPG books, panic over D&D Beyond’s recent book removal scandal, and more!



    * Intro (0:49) – NEW. F*CKING. BOOKS.

    * Tabletop Roleplaying (13:09) – ZOMG! DERR TAKKIN” MAH BOOKZ!

    * Wrap (33:12) – Final thoughts.



    “Alchemists Tower” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 41 min

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