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Happy Jacks RPG Podcast

By Happy Jacks RPG Network

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

  1. 1.
    HJRP2710 Free RPGs, Real World Settings, Horror09/20/2020
    1:13:43
  2. 2.
    HJRP2709 TPKs and PC Death, GM Appreciation, Safety Tools, Horror08/30/2020
    1:11:27
  3. 3.
    HJRP2708 Intelligence is not a Stat, Published Adventures, Who Cares About Initiative?08/23/2020
    50:11
  4. 4.
    HJRP2707 Smart Players and Dumb Characters, Well Actually, Upsides of Virtual Gaming08/15/2020
    59:30
  5. 5.
    HJRP2706 Influential Players, Questions, Fatigue08/08/2020
    1:05:43
  6. 6.
    HJRP2705 Character Advancement, Sandbox Troubles, Helplessness08/02/2020
    1:32:42
  7. 7.
    HJRP2704 Peaceful Cities, Good and Evil, Horror07/25/2020
    1:23:15
  8. 8.
    HJRP2703 Online Gaming, Challenging Topics, GMing Exercises07/14/2020
    52:55
  1. 9.
    HJRP2702 Safety Tools, Familiars07/07/2020
    1:04:20
  2. 10.
    HJRP2701 Game Prep, Maintaining Creativity, GM Confidence06/22/2020
    1:07:46
  3. 11.
    HJRP2620 Factions, Fantasy Races, Gaming ADD06/06/2020
    1:00:05
  4. 12.
    HJRP2619 Time, Ideas to Campaigns, GMing Blind05/23/2020
    58:54
  5. 13.
    HJRP2618 Prices, Preferences, Conventions, Adventures05/18/2020
    1:29:02
  6. 14.
    HJRP2617 Disease, Virtual Gaming, Secrets and Agendas05/09/2020
    1:04:27
  7. 15.
    HJRP2616 Secrets, House Ruling, Prep05/03/2020
    42:27
  8. 16.
    HJRP2615 Con Game Pregens, GMing Exercise, Storing Digital Content and GM Lessons Learned04/25/2020
    1:25:17
  9. 17.
    HJRP2614 NPCs, Question, Hobby04/18/2020
    49:27
  10. 18.
    HJRP2613 Throw-Away NPCs, DnD Bias, Convention Story04/11/2020
    1:01:53
  11. 19.
    HJRP2612 Court Games, Questions, Murder04/04/2020
    1:00:32
  12. 20.
    HJRP2611 Useless Skills, Horror, Interesting Combat03/28/2020
    57:31
  13. 21.
    HJRP2610 Divine Intervention, Monster of the Week, Playing Characters Outside the Game03/21/2020
    43:27
  14. 22.
    HJRP2609 Updates on Shows, GMing Horror03/17/2020
    15:58
  15. 23.
    HJRP2608 Systems You Can’t Make Work, Music and Inspiration, Horror03/07/2020
    54:45
  16. 24.
    HJRP2607 Getting Players to Role Play, GMing Exercise, Horror02/22/2020
    58:21
  17. 25.
    HJRP2606 Live from Orccon 202002/22/2020
    1:13:21
  18. 26.
    HJRP2605 Don’t Kill Your Characters, AI GMs, Playing Deities02/08/2020
    53:53
  19. 27.
    HJRP2604 Backstories, Organization, Pacing02/03/2020
    1:05:00
  20. 28.
    HJRP2603 Rainbow Railroading Kickoff, Court Games and a Comic Book Store Story01/25/2020
    50:40
  21. 29.
    HJRP2602 Orcs and Trope Assumptions, Epic Journey, Existing IP01/18/2020
    1:07:58
  22. 30.
    HJRP2601 FFG/FFI Closures? Leveling and Abilities, Horror01/11/2020
    54:46
  23. 31.
    HJRP2520 Spell Based vs Free Form Magic, GMing Exercise, Too In To Character01/04/2020
    1:12:46
  24. 32.
    HJRP2519 PC Death, Backstory, Show12/28/2019
    58:57
  25. 33.
    HJRP2518 Random Stats vs Standard Arrays, Campaign Structure, Deadliness and Perception12/21/2019
    1:06:34
  26. 34.
    HJRP2517 Pick up and play games, difficult systems, GM and player disagreement12/07/2019
    1:09:58
  27. 35.
    HJRP2516 Mongoose Traveller 2nd Ed, Exodus Campaign Debrief11/30/2019
    1:19:28
  28. 36.
    HJRP2515 RPG Opinions, RPGs with IPs and an RPG Gold Standard11/16/2019
    1:21:23
  29. 37.
    HJRP2514 Clockwise Court Deconstruction, GMing Exercises, Horror11/09/2019
    1:20:05
  30. 38.
    HJRP2513 Merits of Failure, Fudging, GM Screens, Horror11/02/2019
    58:54
  31. 39.
    HJRP2512 Good Session Zero, Why We Game, Cruch and Fluff?!10/26/2019
    1:11:24
  32. 40.
    HJRP2511 Deadly DnD Combat, Interesting Combat, Confession and Triumph10/19/2019
    54:26
  33. 41.
    HJRP2510 Genres of Gameplay, Advice, Abusive GMs, Choose Your Own Topic10/12/2019
    1:07:15
  34. 42.
    HJRP2509 Picking Apart 32-Year-Old Stu’s Article, SciFi vs Fantasy, Existing IPs10/05/2019
    1:11:59
  35. 43.
    HJRP2508 Time Keeping, Changing Systems, Horror09/28/2019
    1:04:36
  36. 44.
    HJRP2507 Getting Into Character’s Headspace, PC Harassment, RPG Small Talk09/21/2019
    59:21
  37. 45.
    HJRP2506 Canceling a Campaign, the Gaming Landscape, Collaboration09/14/2019
    1:02:19
  38. 46.
    HJRP2505 Fantasy vs Sci Fi, GM Horror Story, Young Players and Murder Hoboism09/07/2019
    1:04:20
  39. 47.
    HJRP2504 Live from Gateway 201909/03/2019
    1:33:55
  40. 48.
    HJRP2503 PCs as Big Bad, HIPPA and GMing, Email Based RPGs08/24/2019
    1:01:58
  41. 49.
    HJRP2502 Depth and Immersion, Classes, Sundry Topics08/17/2019
    1:01:25
  42. 50.
    HJRP2501 Character Sexual Harassment, Unsolicited Dice Rolls, Organized Play08/10/2019
    57:47
  43. 51.
    HJRP2420 Co-GMing, Wild Talents, Jackercon08/04/2019
    57:18
  44. 52.
    HJRP2419 Encouraging Young GMs, Dealing With Teens, Choosing to Fail07/27/2019
    1:11:58
  45. 53.
    HJRP2418 Player Engagement During Combat, Non Gaming Table Issues, GM SO Syndrome07/13/2019
    47:38
  46. 54.
    HJRP2417 Sympathetic Villains, Villainous Heroes, Success and Horror07/06/2019
    1:01:15
  47. 55.
    HJRP2416 Failing Intentionally, PC Player Knowledge, the Otherworldly06/29/2019
    1:11:36
  48. 56.
    SHADOWCON22 Happy Jacks One-Shots, Shadowcon, A Town Called Malice06/23/2019
    2:40:54
  49. 57.
    HJRP2415 Returning to GMing, Polling the Hosts, Being a Good Player06/22/2019
    57:28
  50. 58.
    HJRP2414 PVP, Math, Progression06/16/2019
    1:20:03
  51. 59.
    HJRP2413 Player and Character Knowledge, Decompressing06/09/2019
    1:14:14
  52. 60.
    HJRP2412 Tactics and Theater of the Mind, DnD and New Players, GMing and Charity06/01/2019
    1:05:16
  53. 61.
    HJRP2411 Live from Gamex 2019 Sponsored by Easyrollerdice05/29/2019
    2:09:17
  54. 62.
    HJRP2410 Character Advancement, Murder Hobos, REVISED05/18/2019
    1:11:01
  55. 63.
    HJRP2409 Pyrrhic Successes, Face in DnD, APs and TTRPG05/11/2019
    1:08:27
  56. 64.
    HJRP2408 DnD Classes, Parting With Game Stuff, Noir, Anniversary05/04/2019
    1:03:37
  57. 65.
    HJRP2407 NPC Crowd Control, Players Driving, Coast-ism04/27/2019
    1:16:31
  58. 66.
    HJRP2406 People of Color in RPGs04/17/2019
    1:18:13
  59. 67.
    HJRP2405 Fan of the PCs, 1d4 Con, Hippie Games04/06/2019
    1:03:10
  60. 68.
    HJRP2404 Exotic Atmospheres, Con Report, Horror04/04/2019
    1:09:55
  61. 69.
    HJRP2403 Clues, Finding Gamers, Professions as Skills03/23/2019
    1:02:20
  62. 70.
    HJRP2402 Player Memories, Classes, Learning the Rules03/16/2019
    1:14:56
  63. 71.
    HJRP2401 Passing Time, Getting Rules Wrong, Horror03/09/2019
    1:01:51
  64. 72.
    DRAGON08 Happy Jacks RPG Actual Play, Dragon Heist, DnD5E03/03/2019
    3:05:14
  65. 73.
    HJRP2320 Social Skills, Gaming and Life, Horror and Triumph03/03/2019
    1:07:46
  66. 74.
    HJRP2319 Con Reflections, Setting Rules, New Systems02/23/2019
    1:01:12
  67. 75.
    HJRP2318 Live from Orccon 201902/17/2019
    2:18:50
  68. 76.
    HJRP2317 Partial Pre-Gen PCs, Sand Box, Playing the Persecuted02/11/2019
    1:24:37
  69. 77.
    HJPR2316 Seven Deadly Sins of GMing, Abstract Role Playing, Senses and Immersion02/02/2019
    1:02:48
  70. 78.
    HJRP2315 Player Expectations, Horror01/28/2019
    1:17:32
  71. 79.
    HJRP2314 Short Sessions, Gaming With Kids, Horror01/21/2019
    1:13:37
  72. 80.
    HJRP2313 The Gauntlet, Trackless Railroads, Horror01/12/2019
    1:02:37
  73. 81.
    HJRP2312 Feedback, Horror01/05/2019
    1:08:50
  74. 82.
    HJRP2311 PC Concepts, GMPCs and Horror12/29/2018
    1:09:52
  75. 83.
    HJRP2310 Holiday Game, Fish Tanks, NWoD12/23/2018
    1:03:43
  76. 84.
    HJRP2309 PC Questionaires, Horror12/16/2018
    1:07:02
  77. 85.
    HJRP2308 Player Choice, Castle Storming, Horror12/09/2018
    1:03:59
  78. 86.
    HJRP2307 Sequels, Loot, Horror12/02/2018
    1:01:58
  79. 87.
    HJRP2306 Mapped vs Mapless.11/24/2018
    1:12:26
  80. 88.
    HJRP2305b Rainbow Railroad Farewell11/19/2018
    8:32
  81. 89.
    HJRP2305a Rainbow Railroading Kickoff, GMing Guidelines11/19/2018
    1:12:47
  82. 90.
    HJRP2304 Fundraiser Announcement, One Note, NPC Personalities, Cthulhu, Horror11/10/2018
    1:18:55
  83. 91.
    HJRP2303 Party Splitting, Exploding Dice, Burps in Canada11/04/2018
    1:48:42
  84. 92.
    HJRP2302 Recordkeeping, Bibles10/28/2018
    2:03:42
  85. 93.
    HJRP2301 Player Solutions, Women in Gaming10/21/2018
    2:34:03
  86. 94.
    HJRP2220 GMPCs, Pacificsts, Modules10/14/2018
    1:21:29
  87. 95.
    HJRP2219 Sandboxes, Small DnD Games, Convention Game Sequels10/08/2018
    1:21:45
  88. 96.
    HJRP2218 Consistency Tactical Combat Deja Vu Mundane Fear09/30/2018
    1:28:44
  89. 97.
    HJRP2217 One-Shots, NOT Space Combat, Conversion09/23/2018
    1:11:27
  90. 98.
    HJRP2216 NPC Plot Immunity, Dice Curses, Annoying09/16/2018
    1:35:04
  91. 99.
    HJRP2215 Rule Zero, Space Combat, Success09/09/2018
    1:29:39
  92. 100.
    HJRP2214 Happy Jacks Live from Gateway 201809/03/2018
    2:22:38
  93. 101.
    HJRP2213 Exploration, Small Groups, Success, Food08/26/2018
    1:36:09
  94. 102.
    HJRP2212 Pacifist PCs, Game Design and Fun, Space Combat08/19/2018
    1:34:51
  95. 103.
    HJRP2211 Encouraging New GMs, Horror, Settings, Canon08/12/2018
    1:32:29
  96. 104.
    HJRP2210 Repercussions and Backtracking08/07/2018
    1:55:27
  97. 105.
    HJRP2209 PbtA, OSR, Spinal Tap, Praise07/29/2018
    2:11:09
  98. 106.
    HJRP2208 Newbies, Space Combat, Pseudo Horror07/21/2018
    1:59:51
  99. 107.
    HJRP2207 Props, Horror, Disappointment, Triumph07/15/2018
    1:20:08
  100. 108.
    HJRP2206 Black and White, Episodic Games, LARP07/07/2018
    1:31:11
  101. 109.
    HJRP2205 Sources of Drama, Horror and Horror07/01/2018
    2:08:12
  102. 110.
    HJRP2204 Co-GMing, 10 Candles, Con Game Etiquette06/23/2018
    2:09:05
  103. 111.
    HJRP2203 Disparate Power Levels, Horror06/02/2018
    1:12:21
  104. 112.
    HJRP2202 – Live from GameX 201805/30/2018
    1:12:05
  105. 113.
    HJRP2201 With Fear the Boot, Canon in RPGs, Murderhoboism and Exploitation, Riddle05/27/2018
    2:19:02
  106. 114.
    HJRP2120 Strategicon’s Gamex, Language, Religion (Again)05/19/2018
    1:28:07
  107. 115.
    HJRP2119 Religion and Magic, Musings, Props05/12/2018
    1:34:45
  108. 116.
    HJRP2118 Legacy Campaign, Tainting Experience, Triumph and Learning05/05/2018
    2:03:26
  109. 117.
    HJRP2117 Schrodinger’s Plot Hook, Religion, Language04/28/2018
    1:58:33
  110. 118.
    HJRP2116 Rivals, Finding Fun, Horror04/21/2018
    1:35:32
  111. 119.
    HJRP2115 Languages in RPGs, Crossroad, Confession04/14/2018
    1:38:43
  112. 120.
    HJRP2114 Taking Things Seriously04/07/2018
    1:56:27
  113. 121.
    HJRP2113 Player-Driven Campaigns03/31/2018
    1:51:57
  114. 122.
    HJRP2112 Hero’s Journey, Kids at Cons, Horror03/26/2018
    2:04:59
  115. 123.
    HJRP2111 Splitting the Party in Real Life03/19/2018
    2:03:53
  116. 124.
    HJRP2110 Player Engagement – Sponsored by Easyrollerdice.com03/12/2018
    1:32:02
  117. 125.
    HJRP21-09 Memory, Jackercon, Horror Story03/05/2018
    1:49:11
  118. 126.
    HJRP2108 Sauruon Dilemma, Scheduling, Vetting, Bending Rules for New Players02/25/2018
    1:37:33
  119. 127.
    HJRP2107 Live from Orccon 201802/19/2018
    2:07:10
  120. 128.
    HJRP2106 Social Contracts, Gaming in Brazil, Success, Failure02/11/2018
    3:24:41
  121. 129.
    HJRP2105 Chases, Illegal Dice, Horror02/05/2018
    2:09:21
  122. 130.
    HJRP2104 Email Catchup, Dead Horses, Success, Stepping Up01/28/2018
    2:20:19
  123. 131.
    HJRP2103 Grokking PCs and NPCs, Skype Games, Love, Confession, Horror01/20/2018
    1:49:01
  124. 132.
    HJRP2102 Agency and Emotion01/13/2018
    2:19:12
  125. 133.
    HJPR2101 Down-time RP, Triumphant Return01/08/2018
    1:50:45
  126. 134.
    HJRP2020 Game Systems, Traveller Timeline, Finding Fun12/30/2017
    1:43:25
  127. 135.
    HJRP2019 Describing, Falling, Winning, Questioning, Horroring12/23/2017
    1:24:38
  128. 136.
    HJRP2018 Rules, What Rules12/19/2017
    1:44:47
  129. 137.
    HJRP2017 Improving Improv, Indecision, Investment12/10/2017
    2:20:23
  130. 138.
    HJRP2016 Building Villains, Improving Youth Play, Superheroic Shenanigans12/02/2017
    1:44:33
  131. 139.
    HJRP2015 GMing Tips: Making Scenes Come Alive, Is Magic a Crutch? Narration and Horror11/25/2017
    1:32:13
  132. 140.
    HJRP201411/19/2017
    1:09:10
  133. 141.
    HJRP2013 Misdirection, Flashbacks, Time Travel, Military Gaming Stories11/12/2017
    1:16:29
  134. 142.
    HJRP201211/04/2017
    1:29:46
  135. 143.
    HJRP201110/29/2017
    2:11:31
  136. 144.
    HJRP2010 Scott Woodard, Unsticking GM Brains10/22/2017
    1:13:10
  137. 145.
    HJRP2009 Starting Sessions, Flashbacks, Funk and Will10/15/2017
    1:30:07
  138. 146.
    Keith Baker Interview10/11/2017
    21:18
  139. 147.
    HJRP2008 Flashbacks, Mouseguard, Rules Splicing, Promotion10/07/2017
    1:34:15
  140. 148.
    HJRP2007 Drama vs Foolishness, Advice, Horror09/24/2017
    1:24:03
  141. 149.
    HJRP2006 NPC Drawbacks, Player Conflict, Confession09/18/2017
    1:40:27
  142. 150.
    HJRP2005 LARPs, Bookkeeping and Horror09/11/2017
    1:54:16
  143. 151.
    HJRP2004 Live from Gateway 201709/03/2017
    2:14:30
  144. 152.
    HRJP2003 Gateway 2017, Superheroic Conflict, Confessions08/27/2017
    1:53:25
  145. 153.
    HJRP2002 Group Chargen, Choking, Gencon50 Report08/21/2017
    1:15:06
  146. 154.
    HJRP2001 Villains for Kids, More on Hit Point Fudging, Success08/13/2017
    1:25:53
  147. 155.
    HJRP1920 Spinning Plates, Investment, Full Picture, Fudge08/05/2017
    1:32:48
  148. 156.
    HJRP1919 Note Passing and PC Secrets07/31/2017
    2:14:46
  149. 157.
    HJRP1918 Frustration, Fantastic, Noir, Passive Players07/24/2017
    1:44:25
  150. 158.
    HJRP1917 Backstories, First Time07/15/2017
    2:19:23
  151. 159.
    HJRP1916 Cracking Down, Character Arcs, Horror07/09/2017
    1:21:02
  152. 160.
    HJRP1915 NPCs, Death, Leveling07/01/2017
    1:33:37
  153. 161.
    HJRP1914 Tension, Prophecy, Fallacy, Oh My!06/24/2017
    2:37:46
  154. 162.
    HJRP1913 Gritty Settings, Perception, Online Prep06/18/2017
    1:31:44
  155. 163.
    HJRP1912 Finding Players, Dresden Files and More06/10/2017
    1:52:25
  156. 164.
    HJRP1911 Co-GMing, GMPCs, Betrayal06/03/2017
    2:21:15
  157. 165.
    HJRP1910 Live from Gamex 201705/30/2017
    1:17:35
  158. 166.
    HJRP1909 FATE Epiphany, Likable NPCs, and more05/23/2017
    1:48:09
  159. 167.
    HJRP1908 GM Performance Anxiety, GM ADHD05/15/2017
    1:28:20
  160. 168.
    HJRP1907 Callbacks, Starts and Burnout05/09/2017
    2:29:00
  161. 169.
    HJRP1906 – Gifts! Murder Mystery, Gaming Cultures, Character Development, Confession04/29/2017
    1:36:13
  162. 170.
    HJRP1905 Leveling, Players Who Don’t Fit in, Good Story, Cautionary Tale04/25/2017
    1:49:36
  163. 171.
    HJRP1904 Perception Checks, Advice04/17/2017
    1:51:09
  164. 172.
    HJRP1903 Killing Mooks Again, Dying Campaigns, Horror04/08/2017
    1:19:28
  165. 173.
    HJRP1902 Perception Rolls, Murder Hobos, Big Reveals04/01/2017
    1:39:47
  166. 174.
    HJRP1901 Geography, Downtime, New GMs, Unreasonable Antagonists03/12/2017
    2:02:01
  167. 175.
    HJRP1820 – PCs don’t Jive, World Building, Sharing Downtime03/05/2017
    2:21:01
  168. 176.
    HJRP1819 Writing a Good Story, an Ethical Dr. Douche, Campaign Idea, Snowflakes and Horror02/26/2017
    2:09:47
  169. 177.
    HJRP1817 Happy Jacks Chat With Strategicon Staff02/11/2017
    2:21:00
  170. 178.
    HJRP1816 Moral Conundra, Defending DnD, Old and Young02/07/2017
    1:48:51
  171. 179.
    HJRP1815 Argumentative Players, Romance, Adulting, Horror01/28/2017
    2:04:34
  172. 180.
    HJRP1814 Perception Checks, Dr. Douche, Horror and Traveller01/24/2017
    2:02:27
  173. 181.
    HJRP1813 Save vs. Suck, PFS, Gming Advice01/14/2017
    2:00:56
  174. 182.
    HJRP1812 Romance in RPGs, SciFi Advice, and More01/07/2017
    2:16:23
  175. 183.
    HJPR1811 PC Mind Control, Missing Players, Group Building01/01/2017
    2:01:26
  176. 184.
    HJRP1810 PC Death, Rules-Resistant Players and more12/24/2016
    3:10:58
  177. 185.
    HJRP1809 Assessing Solutions, Language Prompts, Life Saving RPGs12/19/2016
    1:54:59
  178. 186.
    HJRP180812/11/2016
    1:51:22
  179. 187.
    HJRP1807 Player Expectations and Game Rules, Online Games, Zombies, Fact Sheets, Precentiles12/04/2016
    1:55:50
  180. 188.
    HJRP1806 RPGs and Kids,11/27/2016
    1:39:53
  181. 189.
    HJRP1805 Back from a Break, Social Combat, Changing Tone11/21/2016
    1:28:37
  182. 190.
    HJRP1804 Homegrown Settings, Social Combat, Fact Sheets, Chargen, DnD and Kids, Jack Chick11/13/2016
    2:44:11
  183. 191.
    HJRP18-0311/06/2016
    1:35:59
  184. 192.
    HJRP1802 Perception Checks, Backstories, Pacing11/02/2016
    1:38:51
  185. 193.
    HJRP1801 Horror, Mechanics and RPGs10/24/2016
    1:53:35
  186. 194.
    HJRP1720 Fit to GM, Gender and RP, AP Question10/17/2016
    2:01:13
  187. 195.
    HJRP171910/09/2016
    1:50:57
  188. 196.
    HJRP1718 Improv vs Planning, Questions, Inter-party Conflict, the Expanse, a Salty Response10/02/2016
    1:53:09
  189. 197.
    HRJP171709/25/2016
    1:35:12
  190. 198.
    HJRP1716 Sharing GM Notes, GenCon Triumph, Player Connections, Gaming with Babies, Gaming Gold09/18/2016
    1:27:06
  191. 199.
    HJRP1715 Left Turns, Con Recap, Saying Yes, Mood Setting, GURPS09/10/2016
    2:19:06
  192. 200.
    HJRP1714 Happy Jacks Live from Gateway 2016!09/04/2016
    2:14:31

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