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Happy Jacks RPG Podcast

By Stu Venable

A weekly round table discussion about the table-top RPG hobby.

  1. 1.
    HJRP2406 People of Color in RPGs04/17/2019
    1:18:13
  2. 2.
    HJRP2405 Fan of the PCs, 1d4 Con, Hippie Games04/06/2019
    1:03:10
  3. 3.
    HJRP2404 Exotic Atmospheres, Con Report, Horror04/04/2019
    1:09:55
  4. 4.
    HJRP2403 Clues, Finding Gamers, Professions as Skills03/23/2019
    1:02:20
  5. 5.
    HJRP2402 Player Memories, Classes, Learning the Rules03/16/2019
    1:14:56
  6. 6.
    HJRP2401 Passing Time, Getting Rules Wrong, Horror03/09/2019
    1:01:51
  7. 7.
    DRAGON08 Happy Jacks RPG Actual Play, Dragon Heist, DnD5E03/03/2019
    3:05:14
  8. 8.
    HJRP2320 Social Skills, Gaming and Life, Horror and Triumph03/03/2019
    1:07:46
  1. 9.
    HJRP2319 Con Reflections, Setting Rules, New Systems02/23/2019
    1:01:12
  2. 10.
    HJRP2318 Live from Orccon 201902/17/2019
    2:18:50
  3. 11.
    HJRP2317 Partial Pre-Gen PCs, Sand Box, Playing the Persecuted02/11/2019
    1:24:37
  4. 12.
    HJPR2316 Seven Deadly Sins of GMing, Abstract Role Playing, Senses and Immersion02/02/2019
    1:02:48
  5. 13.
    HJRP2315 Player Expectations, Horror01/28/2019
    1:17:32
  6. 14.
    HJRP2314 Short Sessions, Gaming With Kids, Horror01/21/2019
    1:13:37
  7. 15.
    HJRP2313 The Gauntlet, Trackless Railroads, Horror01/12/2019
    1:02:37
  8. 16.
    HJRP2312 Feedback, Horror01/05/2019
    1:08:50
  9. 17.
    HJRP2311 PC Concepts, GMPCs and Horror12/29/2018
    1:09:52
  10. 18.
    HJRP2310 Holiday Game, Fish Tanks, NWoD12/23/2018
    1:03:43
  11. 19.
    HJRP2309 PC Questionaires, Horror12/16/2018
    1:07:02
  12. 20.
    HJRP2308 Player Choice, Castle Storming, Horror12/09/2018
    1:03:59
  13. 21.
    HJRP2307 Sequels, Loot, Horror12/02/2018
    1:01:58
  14. 22.
    HJRP2306 Mapped vs Mapless.11/24/2018
    1:12:26
  15. 23.
    HJRP2305b Rainbow Railroad Farewell11/19/2018
    8:32
  16. 24.
    HJRP2305a Rainbow Railroading Kickoff, GMing Guidelines11/19/2018
    1:12:47
  17. 25.
    HJRP2304 Fundraiser Announcement, One Note, NPC Personalities, Cthulhu, Horror11/10/2018
    1:18:55
  18. 26.
    HJRP2303 Party Splitting, Exploding Dice, Burps in Canada11/04/2018
    1:48:42
  19. 27.
    HJRP2302 Recordkeeping, Bibles10/28/2018
    2:03:42
  20. 28.
    HJRP2301 Player Solutions, Women in Gaming10/21/2018
    2:34:03
  21. 29.
    HJRP2220 GMPCs, Pacificsts, Modules10/14/2018
    1:21:29
  22. 30.
    HJRP2219 Sandboxes, Small DnD Games, Convention Game Sequels10/08/2018
    1:21:45
  23. 31.
    HJRP2218 Consistency Tactical Combat Deja Vu Mundane Fear09/30/2018
    1:28:44
  24. 32.
    HJRP2217 One-Shots, NOT Space Combat, Conversion09/23/2018
    1:11:27
  25. 33.
    HJRP2216 NPC Plot Immunity, Dice Curses, Annoying09/16/2018
    1:35:04
  26. 34.
    HJRP2215 Rule Zero, Space Combat, Success09/09/2018
    1:29:39
  27. 35.
    HJRP2214 Happy Jacks Live from Gateway 201809/03/2018
    2:22:38
  28. 36.
    HJRP2213 Exploration, Small Groups, Success, Food08/26/2018
    1:36:09
  29. 37.
    HJRP2212 Pacifist PCs, Game Design and Fun, Space Combat08/19/2018
    1:34:51
  30. 38.
    HJRP2211 Encouraging New GMs, Horror, Settings, Canon08/12/2018
    1:32:29
  31. 39.
    HJRP2210 Repercussions and Backtracking08/07/2018
    1:55:27
  32. 40.
    HJRP2209 PbtA, OSR, Spinal Tap, Praise07/29/2018
    2:11:09
  33. 41.
    HJRP2208 Newbies, Space Combat, Pseudo Horror07/21/2018
    1:59:51
  34. 42.
    HJRP2207 Props, Horror, Disappointment, Triumph07/15/2018
    1:20:08
  35. 43.
    HJRP2206 Black and White, Episodic Games, LARP07/07/2018
    1:31:11
  36. 44.
    HJRP2205 Sources of Drama, Horror and Horror07/01/2018
    2:08:12
  37. 45.
    HJRP2204 Co-GMing, 10 Candles, Con Game Etiquette06/23/2018
    2:09:05
  38. 46.
    HJRP2203 Disparate Power Levels, Horror06/02/2018
    1:12:21
  39. 47.
    HJRP2202 – Live from GameX 201805/30/2018
    1:12:05
  40. 48.
    HJRP2201 With Fear the Boot, Canon in RPGs, Murderhoboism and Exploitation, Riddle05/27/2018
    2:19:02
  41. 49.
    HJRP2120 Strategicon’s Gamex, Language, Religion (Again)05/19/2018
    1:28:07
  42. 50.
    HJRP2119 Religion and Magic, Musings, Props05/12/2018
    1:34:45
  43. 51.
    HJRP2118 Legacy Campaign, Tainting Experience, Triumph and Learning05/05/2018
    2:03:26
  44. 52.
    HJRP2117 Schrodinger’s Plot Hook, Religion, Language04/28/2018
    1:58:33
  45. 53.
    HJRP2116 Rivals, Finding Fun, Horror04/21/2018
    1:35:32
  46. 54.
    HJRP2115 Languages in RPGs, Crossroad, Confession04/14/2018
    1:38:43
  47. 55.
    HJRP2114 Taking Things Seriously04/07/2018
    1:56:27
  48. 56.
    HJRP2113 Player-Driven Campaigns03/31/2018
    1:51:57
  49. 57.
    HJRP2112 Hero’s Journey, Kids at Cons, Horror03/26/2018
    2:04:59
  50. 58.
    HJRP2111 Splitting the Party in Real Life03/19/2018
    2:03:53
  51. 59.
    HJRP2110 Player Engagement – Sponsored by Easyrollerdice.com03/12/2018
    1:32:02
  52. 60.
    HJRP21-09 Memory, Jackercon, Horror Story03/05/2018
    1:49:11
  53. 61.
    HJRP2108 Sauruon Dilemma, Scheduling, Vetting, Bending Rules for New Players02/25/2018
    1:37:33
  54. 62.
    HJRP2107 Live from Orccon 201802/19/2018
    2:07:10
  55. 63.
    HJRP2106 Social Contracts, Gaming in Brazil, Success, Failure02/11/2018
    3:24:41
  56. 64.
    HJRP2105 Chases, Illegal Dice, Horror02/05/2018
    2:09:21
  57. 65.
    HJRP2104 Email Catchup, Dead Horses, Success, Stepping Up01/28/2018
    2:20:19
  58. 66.
    HJRP2103 Grokking PCs and NPCs, Skype Games, Love, Confession, Horror01/20/2018
    1:49:01
  59. 67.
    HJRP2102 Agency and Emotion01/13/2018
    2:19:12
  60. 68.
    HJPR2101 Down-time RP, Triumphant Return01/08/2018
    1:50:45
  61. 69.
    HJRP2020 Game Systems, Traveller Timeline, Finding Fun12/30/2017
    1:43:25
  62. 70.
    HJRP2019 Describing, Falling, Winning, Questioning, Horroring12/23/2017
    1:24:38
  63. 71.
    HJRP2018 Rules, What Rules12/19/2017
    1:44:47
  64. 72.
    HJRP2017 Improving Improv, Indecision, Investment12/10/2017
    2:20:23
  65. 73.
    HJRP2016 Building Villains, Improving Youth Play, Superheroic Shenanigans12/02/2017
    1:44:33
  66. 74.
    HJRP2015 GMing Tips: Making Scenes Come Alive, Is Magic a Crutch? Narration and Horror11/25/2017
    1:32:13
  67. 75.
    HJRP201411/19/2017
    1:09:10
  68. 76.
    HJRP2013 Misdirection, Flashbacks, Time Travel, Military Gaming Stories11/12/2017
    1:16:29
  69. 77.
    HJRP201211/04/2017
    1:29:46
  70. 78.
    HJRP201110/29/2017
    2:11:31
  71. 79.
    HJRP2010 Scott Woodard, Unsticking GM Brains10/22/2017
    1:13:10
  72. 80.
    HJRP2009 Starting Sessions, Flashbacks, Funk and Will10/15/2017
    1:30:07
  73. 81.
    Keith Baker Interview10/11/2017
    21:18
  74. 82.
    HJRP2008 Flashbacks, Mouseguard, Rules Splicing, Promotion10/07/2017
    1:34:15
  75. 83.
    HJRP2007 Drama vs Foolishness, Advice, Horror09/24/2017
    1:24:03
  76. 84.
    HJRP2006 NPC Drawbacks, Player Conflict, Confession09/18/2017
    1:40:27
  77. 85.
    HJRP2005 LARPs, Bookkeeping and Horror09/11/2017
    1:54:16
  78. 86.
    HJRP2004 Live from Gateway 201709/03/2017
    2:14:30
  79. 87.
    HRJP2003 Gateway 2017, Superheroic Conflict, Confessions08/27/2017
    1:53:25
  80. 88.
    HJRP2002 Group Chargen, Choking, Gencon50 Report08/21/2017
    1:15:06
  81. 89.
    HJRP2001 Villains for Kids, More on Hit Point Fudging, Success08/13/2017
    1:25:53
  82. 90.
    HJRP1920 Spinning Plates, Investment, Full Picture, Fudge08/05/2017
    1:32:48
  83. 91.
    HJRP1919 Note Passing and PC Secrets07/31/2017
    2:14:46
  84. 92.
    HJRP1918 Frustration, Fantastic, Noir, Passive Players07/24/2017
    1:44:25
  85. 93.
    HJRP1917 Backstories, First Time07/15/2017
    2:19:23
  86. 94.
    HJRP1916 Cracking Down, Character Arcs, Horror07/09/2017
    1:21:02
  87. 95.
    HJRP1915 NPCs, Death, Leveling07/01/2017
    1:33:37
  88. 96.
    HJRP1914 Tension, Prophecy, Fallacy, Oh My!06/24/2017
    2:37:46
  89. 97.
    HJRP1913 Gritty Settings, Perception, Online Prep06/18/2017
    1:31:44
  90. 98.
    HJRP1912 Finding Players, Dresden Files and More06/10/2017
    1:52:25
  91. 99.
    HJRP1911 Co-GMing, GMPCs, Betrayal06/03/2017
    2:21:15
  92. 100.
    HJRP1910 Live from Gamex 201705/30/2017
    1:17:35
  93. 101.
    HJRP1909 FATE Epiphany, Likable NPCs, and more05/23/2017
    1:48:09
  94. 102.
    HJRP1908 GM Performance Anxiety, GM ADHD05/15/2017
    1:28:20
  95. 103.
    HJRP1907 Callbacks, Starts and Burnout05/09/2017
    2:29:00
  96. 104.
    HJRP1906 – Gifts! Murder Mystery, Gaming Cultures, Character Development, Confession04/29/2017
    1:36:13
  97. 105.
    HJRP1905 Leveling, Players Who Don’t Fit in, Good Story, Cautionary Tale04/25/2017
    1:49:36
  98. 106.
    HJRP1904 Perception Checks, Advice04/17/2017
    1:51:09
  99. 107.
    HJRP1903 Killing Mooks Again, Dying Campaigns, Horror04/08/2017
    1:19:28
  100. 108.
    HJRP1902 Perception Rolls, Murder Hobos, Big Reveals04/01/2017
    1:39:47
  101. 109.
    HJRP1901 Geography, Downtime, New GMs, Unreasonable Antagonists03/12/2017
    2:02:01
  102. 110.
    HJRP1820 – PCs don’t Jive, World Building, Sharing Downtime03/05/2017
    2:21:01
  103. 111.
    HJRP1819 Writing a Good Story, an Ethical Dr. Douche, Campaign Idea, Snowflakes and Horror02/26/2017
    2:09:47
  104. 112.
    HJRP1817 Happy Jacks Chat With Strategicon Staff02/11/2017
    2:21:00
  105. 113.
    HJRP1816 Moral Conundra, Defending DnD, Old and Young02/07/2017
    1:48:51
  106. 114.
    HJRP1815 Argumentative Players, Romance, Adulting, Horror01/28/2017
    2:04:34
  107. 115.
    HJRP1814 Perception Checks, Dr. Douche, Horror and Traveller01/24/2017
    2:02:27
  108. 116.
    HJRP1813 Save vs. Suck, PFS, Gming Advice01/14/2017
    2:00:56
  109. 117.
    HJRP1812 Romance in RPGs, SciFi Advice, and More01/07/2017
    2:16:23
  110. 118.
    HJPR1811 PC Mind Control, Missing Players, Group Building01/01/2017
    2:01:26
  111. 119.
    HJRP1810 PC Death, Rules-Resistant Players and more12/24/2016
    3:10:58
  112. 120.
    HJRP1809 Assessing Solutions, Language Prompts, Life Saving RPGs12/19/2016
    1:54:59
  113. 121.
    HJRP180812/11/2016
    1:51:22
  114. 122.
    HJRP1807 Player Expectations and Game Rules, Online Games, Zombies, Fact Sheets, Precentiles12/04/2016
    1:55:50
  115. 123.
    HJRP1806 RPGs and Kids,11/27/2016
    1:39:53
  116. 124.
    HJRP1805 Back from a Break, Social Combat, Changing Tone11/21/2016
    1:28:37
  117. 125.
    HJRP1804 Homegrown Settings, Social Combat, Fact Sheets, Chargen, DnD and Kids, Jack Chick11/13/2016
    2:44:11
  118. 126.
    HJRP18-0311/06/2016
    1:35:59
  119. 127.
    HJRP1802 Perception Checks, Backstories, Pacing11/02/2016
    1:38:51
  120. 128.
    HJRP1801 Horror, Mechanics and RPGs10/24/2016
    1:53:35
  121. 129.
    HJRP1720 Fit to GM, Gender and RP, AP Question10/17/2016
    2:01:13
  122. 130.
    HJRP171910/09/2016
    1:50:57
  123. 131.
    HJRP1718 Improv vs Planning, Questions, Inter-party Conflict, the Expanse, a Salty Response10/02/2016
    1:53:09
  124. 132.
    HRJP171709/25/2016
    1:35:12
  125. 133.
    HJRP1716 Sharing GM Notes, GenCon Triumph, Player Connections, Gaming with Babies, Gaming Gold09/18/2016
    1:27:06
  126. 134.
    HJRP1715 Left Turns, Con Recap, Saying Yes, Mood Setting, GURPS09/10/2016
    2:19:06
  127. 135.
    HJRP1714 Happy Jacks Live from Gateway 2016!09/04/2016
    2:14:31
  128. 136.
    HJRP1713 Limiting Distractions, Slack, Traveller, DM-ADD and ALL THE TANGENTS EVER08/27/2016
    2:21:46
  129. 137.
    HJRP1712 Sexism and Bigotry in Historical Settings and a Plethora of Email08/20/2016
    1:50:37
  130. 138.
    HRJP1711 Murder Hobo Advice, the Sprawl, Using Fiasco, Mass Combat08/13/2016
    2:09:46
  131. 139.
    HJRP1710 Homebrewing Settings, Magic and Technology, Actual Play Requests, Living Campaign07/30/2016
    2:04:25
  132. 140.
    HJRP1709 Getting the SO into RPGs, Encouraging Role-Playing, Horror Stories07/23/2016
    1:15:04
  133. 141.
    HJRP1708 Modernizing Adventures, New Characteritis, Derailing Players, Organized Play07/17/2016
    1:29:45
  134. 142.
    HJRP170707/09/2016
    1:26:15
  135. 143.
    HJRP1706 Epic-Feeling Scenes, Success Stories and Horror Stories07/02/2016
    1:55:51
  136. 144.
    HJRP1705 Noir Pulp Games, Scheduling and PC Insanity06/26/2016
    1:47:07
  137. 145.
    HJRP1704 Character Concepts and Flaws, Integrating Remote and Tabletop Players, Con Game Prep06/18/2016
    1:08:18
  138. 146.
    HJRP1703 Over Prepping, Naming NPCs, Star Wars, Confession, RPG Philosophy, Nightmare06/11/2016
    1:47:53
  139. 147.
    HJRP1702 Introducing NPCs, World Building, Do We Need Combat, Rules Heavy Systems, DnD4E Woes06/04/2016
    1:22:40
  140. 148.
    HJRP1701 Live from Gamex 201605/30/2016
    1:50:19
  141. 149.
    HJRP1620 – 300th Episode! Gender dynamics, to or not to homebrew, tears and nightmares05/23/2016
    1:28:52
  142. 150.
    HJRP1619 Big Reveals, Player’s Issues, Apologies, Confession05/07/2016
    1:37:09
  143. 151.
    HJRP1618 GM Leveling Up, Drawing PCs, Con Game Prep, Confession04/25/2016
    2:06:09
  144. 152.
    HJRP1617 Political and Social Truths in a Game, Superpower Dilemma, Nightmare04/19/2016
    2:20:23
  145. 153.
    HJRP1616 Happy Jacks Reactive GMs and Passive Players, Podcasts04/09/2016
    59:33
  146. 154.
    HJPR1615 Happy Jacks – Roleplaying Classes, Being Good at One Thing04/04/2016
    1:40:02
  147. 155.
    HJRP1614 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 16 Episode 1403/20/2016
    2:09:39
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    HJRP1613 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 16 Episode 1303/05/2016
    2:41:58
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    HJRP1612 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 16 Episode 1202/27/2016
    1:52:50
  150. 158.
    HJRP1611 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 16 Episode 1102/22/2016
    2:16:07
  151. 159.
    HJRP1610 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 16 Episode 10 – Live from Orccon 201602/14/2016
    2:39:11
  152. 160.
    HJRP1609 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 16 Episode 0902/08/2016
    2:09:55
  153. 161.
    HJRP1608 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 16 Episode 08 with the Angry GM01/30/2016
    2:37:02
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    HJRP1607 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 16 Episode 0701/16/2016
    2:14:08
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    HJRP1606 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 16 Episode 0601/10/2016
    1:44:39
  156. 164.
    HJPR1605 **FORCE AWAKENS SPOILERS FOR 30 MINUTES**01/03/2016
    2:03:58
  157. 165.
    GMBRIEF06 The GM Briefing RPG Podcast12/22/2015
    16:30
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    HJRP1604 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 16 Episode 0412/22/2015
    1:37:20
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    HJRP1603 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 16 Episode 0312/13/2015
    1:30:20
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    HJRP1602 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 16 Episode 0212/05/2015
    2:14:24
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    HJRP1601 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 16 Episode 0111/29/2015
    1:50:55
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    HJRP1520 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 2011/23/2015
    1:59:37
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    HJRP1519 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 1911/15/2015
    2:14:21
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    HJRP1518 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 1811/07/2015
    2:26:46
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    HJRP1517 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 1710/26/2015
    2:03:40
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    HJRP1516 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 1610/18/2015
    2:07:57
  167. 175.
    GMBrief01-01 The GM Briefing RPG Podcast10/15/2015
    23:28
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    HJRP1515 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 1510/10/2015
    1:54:58
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    HJRP1514 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 1410/04/2015
    1:26:24
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    HJRP1513 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 1309/27/2015
    2:15:52
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    HJRP1512 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 1209/20/2015
    1:57:15
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    HJRP1511 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 1109/15/2015
    2:10:25
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    HJRP1510 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 1009/07/2015
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    HJRP1509 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 0908/30/2015
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    HJRP1508 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 0808/16/2015
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    HJRP1507 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 0708/10/2015
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    HJPR1506 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 0608/03/2015
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    HJRP1505 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 0507/27/2015
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    HRJP1504 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 0407/12/2015
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    HJRP1503 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 0307/06/2015
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    HJRP1502 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 0206/27/2015
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    HJRP1501 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 15 Episode 0106/21/2015
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    HJRP1420 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 14 Episode 2006/14/2015
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    HJRP1419 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 14 Episode 1906/01/2015
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    HJRP1418 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 14 Episode 1805/25/2015
    1:37:28
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    HJRP1417 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 14 Episode 1705/12/2015
    1:37:41
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    HJRP1416 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 14 Episode 1604/20/2015
    1:37:56
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    HJRP1415 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 14 Episode 1503/30/2015
    1:38:29
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    HJRP1414 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 14 Episode 1403/15/2015
    1:32:18
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    HJRP1413 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 14 Episode 1303/09/2015
    2:00:31
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    HJRP1412 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 14 Episode 1203/01/2015
    1:34:41
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    HJRP1411 Happy Jacks RPG Podcast Season 14 Episode 1102/22/2015
    1:44:36

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