Barbarian Needs Food! Episode 05: Dungeons & Dragons 2nd Edition

December 18, 2008

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In this episode of Barbarian Needs Food, Evan and Paul talk about Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd Edition, the much beloved precursor to modern D&D incarnations.

Discussion includes:  An in-depth examination of the idiosyncratic game mechanics that charicaturized AD&D 2nd Edition, with particular emphasis on class / race mechanics, experience rewards, and alignment.  Speculation concerning 2nd Edition’s unparalleled longevity and popularity is also proposed.


Contact us!

August 22, 2008

As of a few weeks ago i made a e-mail for the podcast, but i have failed to mention such on the show. So, email us at barbarianneedsfood@gmail.com

Send us questions, comments, requests, and anything else you might have to say to me or paul.

No word on the new episode as of when i am posting this.

-Evan


Barbarian Needs Food! Episode 04: Dungeons & Dragons 3rd Edition

August 8, 2008

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In this episode of Barbarian Needs Food, Evan and Paul talk about Dungeons & Dragons 3.0 and 3.5, a role-playing game of high fantasy in realms of magic and monsters.

Discussion includes: an in-depth look at basic game mechanics, a brief digression into the philosophy of role playing, discussion of differences of earlier versions, tips on how to prevent players from abusing certain rules, and examination of the d20 System and Open Game License developments.

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Barbarian Needs Food! Episode 03: Changeling

July 24, 2008

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In this episode of Barbarian Needs Food, Evan and Paul talk about Changeling: The Dreaming and Changeling: The Lost, a roleplaying game series of dark fantasy set in the post-modern world.

Discussion includes: the various versions of the Changeling game; the art of Tony DiTerlizzi; influences and folklore; a hypothesis regarding sexual subtext in White Wolf games; and an in-depth examination of the mechanics of the Changeling magic system.

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Barbarian Needs Food! Episode 02: Shadowrun

March 29, 2008

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In this episode of Barbarian Needs Food, Evan and Paul talk about Shadowrun, a role-playing game that mixes science fiction and fantasy elements in a technocratic, dystopic future.

Discussion includes: the various versions of the Shadowrun game; rules and game mechanics; lore; and examples of Shadowrun in other media.

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Barbarian Needs Food! Episode 01

February 21, 2008

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In the inaugural episode of Barbarian Needs Food, Evan and Paul discuss what got them into Roleplaying Games in the first place.

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