The GROGNARD Files

Table-top RPGs from back in the day and today.

Download Episode INTRO: Three years of GROGPODing and Forty Years of RuneQuest seems like a great point in time to revisit the game that we played the most back in the day. RQ3 contributed to us stopping playing, so this is a chance to revisit the game and see what happened when we stopped playing. …

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    Download Episode   RSS Feed This episode includes odds n’ sods, Old Scroates and Points of View about AD&D. Introduction 00.15  Dirk muses over the ridiculous, complicated numbering strategy adopted by the podcast and introduces Ric and Tim, the stars of this part of the episode. Old Scroates (Part 1) 04.15 It’s not …

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Download Episode RSS Feed   In a break with the usual format, The Armchair Adventurers are at risk of disappearing up their own fundament. It’s too short to break in two, too long to listen in one go, so disappointing either way. Take your time, pause a little, as you listen to the blow by …

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RUNEQUEST 2nd Edition created something of a paradox when it came to magic. Unlike other systems, characters didn’t need to be part of a particular class to cast spells; magic was available to all. The advantages of this are obvious, there’s no need to depend on a cleric character to heal the adventuring party, because …

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