The GROGNARD Files

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

Download Episode INTRO (00:00) The GROGNARD files finally sells out to one of those new fangled games. There’s a new iTunes review too, that compares us to Ridley Scott’s Hovis advert.  OPEN BOX (with Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan) (0:07) We are joined by Gar who tells us about his formative years in RPGs, his role in relaunching …

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I think I’m just about coming back into the real world. Entering the UK Games Expo is like entering a liminal space where everyone is at ease with themselves and their place in the Universe. Why can’t every day be like Expo? Last year, it was about playing story games and understanding what had happened …

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Last year, we reached a tipping point where we realised that most of our Armchair Adventuring was taking place online. Our never-ending quest to get more people to play games with continues. To support our endeavours we created virtual GROGMEET to complement the annual event in November. Some of the GROGSQUAD wanted to discover online …

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Download Episode RSS Feed INTRO Special thanks to Paul Cockburn for his contribution to these podcasts. This podcast is dedicated to Joe Dever, creator of The Lone Wolf adventure books, who sadly passed away in November. GAMESMASTERS’ SCREEN with Paul Cockburn Paul Cockburn is behind The GamesMaster’s Screen to pick out some of the regular …

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Good things of day begin to droop and drowse, While night’s black agents to their prey do rouse. Macbeth, Act III, Scene II The Armchair Adventurers Club are at serious risk of losing their GROGNARD credentials. Our gaming experience has been trapped in small period of time between 1981 – 1987 and replicated during this …

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