Old School Blues Podcast
By Old School Blues Podcast
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Remember when you were kid, and you ate, drank and slept D&D in the '80s? Well maybe you have been doing that all these years or simply found your way back into the fold of gaming! Join us each episode as we sit around and chat about various D&D games, our experiences and open your eyes to new things in the OSR (Old School Roleplaying)! Want to know about the latest product out from Swords and Wizardry? Labyrinth Lord? Mazes & Perils? or maybe you want to know about something someone wrote, about the original games you loved to play for D&D, Marvel, Star Trek, Star Wars and anything else you can remember. We got it covered! Our main focus is OSR/Fantasy, but from time to time we will dive into other old games that are now considered "dead games". Join the Dead Games Society of Texas as we present to you the very best of OLD SCHOOL BLUES! Have an idea for us! Email us: oldschoolpodcast(at)dgstexas(dot)com
||CleanOld School Blues Podcast Episode 10||Join Vince, Glen and Chrispy as they talk bring your games to life with roleplaying. The three sit back and chat about encouraging ways to get that player to roleplay things out, instead of always using the dice to do everything! Don’t forget,||3/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOld School Blues Podcast Episode 9||Join Vince and Glen this week as they take a look at a listener submitted idea for a show and review "Escape from Groncho's Lair", which you can find on Drivethrurpg or RPGNOW as a Pay What You Want price tag, average price as of this recording is $1.||1/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOld School Blues Podcast Episode 8||This week Vince, Erik and Colin sit down and review an OSR created product called Black Pudding #2 by Random Order Creations. This awesomely put together magazine is OSR at its finest, making you feel like you have been transported back to the ’80s,||1/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOld School Blues Podcast Episode 7||This week Vince, Erik and Colin sit down and review an OSR created product called Sharp Swords & Sinister Spells by Old Skull Publishing. The guys broke it down, going over the following things: Character Creation Combat General Thoughts on the book Wh.||12/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOld School Blues Podcast Episode 6||This week Vince, Erik and Colin sit down talking about superhero games, their experiences and then geek out a bit with comics and the various TV shows out there to watch. There is a lot inspiration out there for superhero games, we will talk about it!||11/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOld School Blues Podcast Episode 5||This week Vince and Erik are joined by Colin of the main chapter of Dead Games Society! Colin sits in and tells us about the founding of Dead Games Society, how he met DM Vince and then goes onto thinking about to the days he played Star Trek!||11/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOld School Blues Podcast Episode 4||Vince, Glen and Chrispy sit down and take a look an fan submitted adventure! Adventure Most Foul by Howard Beleiff and Michael Garcia Blurb: “Curses are like chickens; they always come home to roost”, and if these chickens aren’t found soon,||10/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOld School Blues Podcast Episode 3||This week Vince and Erik sit down to answer an email about tips on successful kick-starters for OSR projects, naming key things you should worry about when starting up the whole thing and how to keep the people backing you informed and happy along with.||10/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOld School Blues Podcast Episode 2||This week Vince sits down with two new co-hosts that are being added to the show, Chrispy from Critical Wits podcast and DM Glen from Thaco’s Hammer! Topic for the show will focus on: Pregenerated Characters – How many do you need?||9/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOld School Blues Podcast Episode 1||IN this is very episode Vince and Erik sit down to review a module sent in by a listener that could be a one shot for a convention (provided you have roleplayers) or could be an awesome seed for a campaign. The module is called,||9/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOld School Blues Podcast Episode 0||Welcome to episode 0 of the Old School Blues Podcast, a podcast presented to you by the Dead Games Society of Texas! In this episode you will meet the three hosts of this show as they chat back and forth about the topic of Time Traveling in your fantas.||8/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Another great OSR podcast.
Again we have a shortage of OSR stuff on ITunes, and this fills that void.
A very good RPG podcast that could be great!
I came to the Old School Blues being a fan of Roll For Initiative which is a great 1E AD&D podcast. What makes OSB my favorite podcast while being focused on OSR games they don't limit themselves to only the OSR. They have broaden to include Palladiums TMNT and other games. I like that they tend to have a rotating host list which allows folks that appreciate the games being discussed to be on the specific show. I've never been a fan of podcasts that will discuss a new game and it's clear that the hosts are unfamiliar with it and sometimes uninterested, or both. OSB has avoided that trap.
The biggest issue with the show is the length. Most episodes are around 30 minutes which, for me, is 30 minutes too short. The episodes tend to not move beyond surface level discussion due to the time limit. If they moved the show to an hour they could include longer segments, deeper discussions, etc.
I really enjoy listening and have already recommended the podcast to my gaming group even though GURPS is criminally under represented.
The hosts do a fun job of reviewing OSR adventures, including what makes them work or fail. They also discuss how you can modify the adventure to work in a wider campaign. Good job!