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Jun 24, 2016

What Happened Here Recently?
Talking to inanimate objects (00:24)

What Should I Be On the Lookout For?
The Gauntlet family of podcasts (03:26)

What Here is Not What it Appears to Be?
Fronts - Part Two (05:57)

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me
We announce the finalists and winner of our location-based custom move contest (15:47)

What is About to Happen?
Our ongoing comic strip AP featuring the adventures of Lucero Castafiel (26:07)

Lucero’s signature weapon (26:58)

“I may not be the smartest…” (27:46)

“…but I can kill things real good.” (28:35)

The orc one-eye (29:16)

“I am the man, stinking of the cave from which I crawled!” (29:56)

Links:
Talking to inanimate objects G+ post

https://plus.google.com/105089743033557595164/posts/PyhRFBrpFNq

Jun 17, 2016

What Happened Here Recently?
A game with a brand-new GM (00:21)

What Should I Be On the Lookout For?
Mark Tygart’s Dungeon Starters (04:37)

What Here is Not What It Appears to Be?
Fronts - Part One (06:27)

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me?
The rope bridge across Buzzard’s Beak Canyon (13:35)
ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED?? (17:22)

What is About to Happen?
Our ‘comic strip AP’ featuring the adventures of Lucero Castafiel (21:14)
Some opening questions about Lucero (22:41)
Tracking a thief for Lord Urick (24:55)
Someone approaches the camp (26:40)
Ambush! (28:04)

Links
Mark’s Dungeon Starters

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B7cav44145d9OXZFNjNpWFdBRFU&usp=sharing

 

Our website: gauntlet-rpg.com

Our Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Jun 10, 2016

What Happened Here Recently?
The death of Rook the Halfling Thief (00:55)

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me?
The Elder God’s Pit custom move (05:08)

What is About to Happen?
Our ongoing ‘comic strip’ AP featuring Domenico Castafiel (13:03)

Gravid with godlings! (13:54)

Maggot’s miasma (15:04)

The vault (18:58)

The guard (20:55)

The situation (23:29)

The trans-dimensional egg sac (25:39)

“Accept your master, beast!” (27:05)

Links:

Our website: www.gauntlet-rpg.com

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

May 27, 2016

What Happened Here Recently?
Lugana’s Gambit (00:22)

What Should I Be On the Lookout For?
The One Page Dungeon contest (05:41)

What Here is Not What It Appears to Be?
Using various fiction sources to inspire your NPCs (08:55)

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me?
Jeremy Strandberg’s Light-fingers move (14:50)

What is About to Happen?
Our comic strip AP featuring Domenico Castafiel (18:36)
Fast friends (19:40)
The infernal infestation (20:11)
A betrayal (21:16)
Say hello to your little friend (22:33)

Who is Really in Control Here?
Our website: gauntlet-rpg.com
Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Other Links:

One Page Dungeon

https://www.onepagedungeon.info/2016/

May 20, 2016

What Happened Here Recently?
A disastrous session (00:21)

What Should I Be On the Lookout For?
The Final Girl (04:41)

What Here is Not What It Appears to Be?
How to successfully incorporate Flags into your game (09:49)

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me?
The Starlit Meadow (14:05)

What is About to Happen?
Our comic strip AP featuring the adventures of Domenico Castafiel (21:08)
Whispers in the dark (22:04)
An unexpected encounter (24:34)
A real charmer (27:02)

Who is Really in Control Here?

The Gauntlet: www.gauntlet-rpg.com

 

Links:

The Final Girl http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/182628/The-Final-Girl

The Veil: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/samjokopublishing/the-veil-cyberpunk-rpg

May 13, 2016

What Happened Here Recently?

Wrapping-up Carcosa sessions (00:23)

What Should I Be On the Lookout For?
World of Dungeons (06:37)

What Here is Not What it Appears to Be?
A discussion about our ‘core’ playbooks (11:07)

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me?
Location-based custom move contest (plus the Holy Machine of Dugmaren Brightmantle) (17:42)

What is About to Happen?
Our ‘comic strip’ AP featuring the adventures of Domenico Castafiel (22:00)
Iotho’s offer (23:48)
To the vault… (26:54)

Who is Really in Control Here?
Our website: www.gauntlet-rpg.com
Our Twitter: @GauntletRPG

May 6, 2016

What Happened Here Recently?
The labyrinth custom move in action (00:21)

What Should I Be On the Lookout For?
The Teratic Tome by Rafael Chandler (04:45)

http://www.lulu.com/shop/rafael-chandler/teratic-tome/hardcover/product-20695443.html

What Here is Not What It Appears to Be?
The 7-9 result on Last Breath (09:06)

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me?
Spider Thrall compendium class (14:20)

Text can be found on www.gauntlet-rpg.com

What is About to Happen?
Our comic strip ‘AP’ featuring the adventures of Domenico Castafiel (18:30)
Voices in the dark (20:16)
Cottonmouth (21:21)
The vessel must be opened (23:11)
The door & the key (24:27)

 

Who is Really in Control Here?

Our Website: www.gauntlet-rpg.com

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Apr 28, 2016

What Happened Here Recently?
Death Frost Doom abridged (00:20)

What Should I Be On the Lookout For?
DW resources page on the Die Heart blog (05:22)

http://dieheart.net/useful-stuff/dw-resources/

What Here is Not What it Appears to Be?
Making and introducing compendium classes (06:52)

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me?
Labyrinth custom move (14:38)

What is About to Happen?
The ongoing adventures of Domenico Castafiel (19:15)
Double trouble (21:06)
Aftermath (23:14)
Iotho’s personal chambers (24:48)
Victor the bodyguard (26:36)
Iotho in bed (27:40)

 

Who is really in control here?

The Gauntlet: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Apr 13, 2016

What Happened Here Recently?
The tinker (00:30)

What Should I Be On the Lookout For?
Jason Morningstar joins us to talk about Skeletons (05:39)

What Here is Not What It Appears to Be?
New playbooks vs. compendium classes (11:47)

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me?
The Storysmith (17:36)

What is About to Happen?
Our ‘comic strip’ AP (21:02)
Iotho Brugno (22:00)
A brief flirtation (24:01)
Party platform (25:26)
Ulterior motives? (27:15)
Danger! (28:40)

Who’s Really In Control Here?

Our G+ Community: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Gauntlet-Hangouts/

Apr 8, 2016

What Happened Here Recently?
The Company of the Three Kings (00:21)
Company stats (02:02)
Company features (03:16)

What Should I Be On the Lookout For?
The Dungeon World Codex (05:58)

http://codex.dungeon-world.com

What Here is Not What It Appears to Be?
Inhabiting your character at the table (08:01)

Adopt one physical or verbal tic per character (09:45)

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me?
Results of the magic item contest (12:08)

What is About to Happen?
Our ‘comic strip’ AP featuring Domenico Castafiel (20:55)
The Castafiel children (23:05)
Domenico’s wizardly origin (24:22)
Low magic (25:16)
An ostentatious arrival (25:58)

Who’s Really in Control Here?

The Gauntlet: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Gauntlet Hangouts: http://www.meetup.com/Gauntlet-Hangouts/

Mar 31, 2016

What Happened Here Recently? (00:22)
All hands on deck to take down a dragon

What Should I Be on the Lookout For? (05:54)
_The Seclusium of Orphone of the Three Visions_

What Here is Not What it Appears to Be? (10:23)
The Mage playbook

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me? (20:01)
The Origami Bestiary (20:43)
The Marvelous Scabbard of Bran Baereddyn (22:14)
The Chromatic Cup (23:50)

What Is About to Happen? (26:01)
What is Domenico trying to find at Iotho’s party? (26:30)
The curse of the Castafiels (27:22)
The Unseen Servant (28:15)
Edvard the Majordomo (30:30)
Social cat & mouse (32:00)
Domenico’s deal with Edvard (35:13)

Who is Really in Control Here?

The Gauntlet: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Gauntlet Hangouts: http://www.meetup.com/Gauntlet-Hangouts/

Mar 24, 2016

What Happened Here Recently?
Using abandoned PCs for emotional fodder (00:21)

What Should I Be On the Lookout For?
The Noteboard (06:15)

http://thenoteboard.com

What Here is Not What it Appears to Be?
Debilities (09:10)

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me?
The Spider Ring (14:45)
The Auditor’s Necklace (16:00)
The Gloves of the Master Opener (17:32)

What is About to Happen?
Urbina’s fate (19:45)
A discussion about where to go from here (21:22)
A new adventure begins! (23:04)

 

Who is Really in Control Here?

The Gauntlet: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Gauntlet Hangouts: http://www.meetup.com/Gauntlet-Hangouts/

Mar 17, 2016

A slightly modified format this week in order to bring you an extended AP segment. Enjoy!

 

Thanks for the Golden Geek Nomination! (00:19)

https://rpggeek.com/thread/1538957/10th-annual-golden-geek-awards-nominees-announced

Reminder About Magic Item Contest (01:13)

What Here is Not What it Appears to Be? (2:33)
Using Flags as a replacement for Bonds

http://walkingmind.evilhat.com/2015/09/07/from-bonds-to-flags/

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me? (8:02)
Talebearer’s Map

What is About to Happen? (09:40)
our ‘comic strip’ AP featuring the adventures of Ramshackle Crow.

 

The Gauntlet: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

 

Mar 10, 2016

Magic Item Contest (00:25)

What Happened Here Recently? (01:20)
Playing to find out what happens.

What Should I Be On the Lookout For? (06:36)
Tim B.’s Play by Post materials.

What Here is Not What it Appears to Be? (11:27)
Weapon tags.

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me? (18:18)
Noble sacrifice set piece.

What is About to Happen? (26:12)
The ongoing adventures of Ramshackle Crow.

 

Who is Really in Control Here? 

Gauntlet Community: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985

 

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Mar 2, 2016

What Happened Here Recently? (00:23)
A fiery finale

What Should We Be On the Lookout For? (07:42)
Funnel World

What Here is Not What it Appears to Be? (11:18)
Converting modules to DW

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me? (19:59)
Cerberus Coin, Chain Lightning in a Bottle, Brazier of Summoning & Commanding Fire Elementals

What is About to Happen? (23:34)
Our comic strip AP featuring Ramshackle Crow

 

Who is Really in Control Here?

The Gauntlet: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985

Gauntlet Hangouts: http://www.meetup.com/Gauntlet-Hangouts/events/228211781/

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

 

Feb 23, 2016

What Happened Here Recently? (00:23)
Butterfinger PCs

What Should I Be On the Lookout For? (6:15)
Adventures on Dungeon Planet

http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/112308/Adventures-on-Dungeon-Planet

What Here is Not What it Appears to Be? (12:19)
Being a good player

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me? (20:44)
A wicked take on the Orc One-Eye

What is About to Happen? (25:50)
The ongoing adventures of Ramshackle Crow

Who is Really in Control Here?

The Gauntlet Gaming Community

https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985

 

Gauntlet Hangouts

http://www.meetup.com/Gauntlet-Hangouts/

 

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Feb 16, 2016

What Happened Here Recently? (00:23)
What happens in the evil toad god temple, stays in the evil toad god temple.

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me? (09:12)
Marshall Miller’s dungeon starters.
[http://www.finemessgames.com/DWsupplements/dungeonstarters]

What Here is Not What It Appears to Be? (17:13)
Running a sandbox in Dungeon World.

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me? (25:12)
Custom Move - The Barkeep.

What is About to Happen? (27:59)
The ongoing adventures of Ramshackle Crow.

Who is Really in Control Here?
The Gauntlet
[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985]

Gauntlet Hangouts
[http://www.meetup.com/Gauntlet-Hangouts/]

Twitter
@GauntletRPG

Subscribe on iTunes!
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Feb 2, 2016

What Happened Here Recently? (00:28)
Letting another player use your character

 

What Should I Be On the Lookout For? (7:00)
Jason Lutes’s The Perilous Wilds

 

What Here is Not What It Appears to Be? (13:57)
Unarmed combat

 

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me? (20:25)
The Keepers of the Unquiet Dead

 

What is About to Happen? (25:00)
The ongoing adventures of Ramshackle Crow

 

Who is Really in Control Here?

The Gauntlet: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Jan 26, 2016

What Happened Here Recently? (00:31)
Using Microscope to Involve Your Players in World Creation

What Should I Be On the Lookout For? (6:43)
Take On Establishments
[http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/107759/Take-on-Establishments]

Take On Games
[http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/106849/Take-on-Magic-Items]

What Here is Not What It Appears to Be? (14:21)
Undertake a Perilous Journey

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me? (20:50)
Custom Move - Visions of Death

What is About to Happen? (25:30)
Our ongoing comic strip ‘AP’ following the adventures of Ramshackle Crow

Who is Really In Control Here?
The Gauntlet
[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985]

Gauntlet Hangouts
[http://www.meetup.com/Gauntlet-Hangouts/]

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Jan 19, 2016

What Happened Here Recently (00:20)
A tragic romance in the Castle of the Dreaming Doors.

 

What Should I Be On the Lookout For? (06:57)
Johnstone Metzger’s Terrors of the Ancient World and Wizard-Spawned Insanities.

 

What Here is Not What it Appears to Be? (10:50)
Player versus player conflict.

 

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me? (18:33)
Osmun the Unsourceable and Nemrath’s Almanac.

 

What is About to Happen? (24:06)
Our ongoing ‘comic strip’ AP following the adventures of Ramshackle Crow.

 

Who is Really in Control Here?

The Gauntlet: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985

 

Gauntlet Hangouts: http://www.meetup.com/Gauntlet-Hangouts/

 

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Jan 13, 2016

What Happened Here Recently? (00:00)
A situation in which one player’s character is suffering because of the failed actions of his companions.

What Should I Be On the Lookout For? (10:12)
Trenton Kennedy’s Grim World

What Here is Not What it Appears to Be? (17:45)
Fighting a large group of enemies

What Here is Useful or Valuable to Me? (26:19)
Mountain Sorrow Ale

What is About to Happen? (33:13)
The ongoing adventures of Ramshackle Crow

Who is Really in Control Here? 

The Gauntlet Community 

https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985

 

Twitter

@GauntletRPG

 

Gauntlet Hangouts

http://www.meetup.com/Gauntlet-Hangouts/

Dec 22, 2015

 

In our second episode of Discern Realities, we discuss character downtime and the Carouse move, the Story Games Names Project, equipment abstraction (a la Adventuring Gear), and more! We also continue our ongoing comic strip AP, featuring the adventures of Ramshackle Crow. 

Join our G+ Community: 

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Play games with us:

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Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Dec 9, 2015

In this episode, we discuss character death, our love for the Fighter playbook, and much more!

Links: 

Dirk Leichty's Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/dirkleichty?ty=c

Sinister Solstice: http://www.jellysaw.com/dw/sinister-solstice.pdf

The Gauntlet Community:https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985

Gauntlet Hangouts: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/116329047011220562548

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

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