Radio Free Merctown #29

Crew:

  • Lloyd (Aka: Augur, Jezebel)
  • Guest: John (Aka: Consumer, etc.)

Topics:

  • New patron shout-outs! (New Patrons from March: Marc Leasure)
  • Educating Savages–Rifts Lore: The Vampire Kingdoms
  • Educating Savages–The Three Galaxies/Phase World setting
  • Listener Topic Suggestion: What are you geeking out about? New games you’re playing, media you’re passionate about, etc.

Websites: Explorers Unlimited & Savage Rifts 

“D-bee Serenade” by John Speas. Hear more of his work at The Blast from  our Past Podcast. 

 

Radio Free Merctown #28

Crew:

  • Lloyd (Aka: Augur, Jezebel)
  • Guest: Eric (Townsend, etc.)
  • Guest: John (Consumer, etc.)

Topics:

  • New patron shout-outs! (New Patrons from February: Chris Younce, E Bell)
  • Educating Savages–Rifts Lore: The Western Preserves
  • Group Spotlight: Roll 20 Group Special!
  • Listener Topic Suggestion: Using Roll20 as a map aid for play-by-post.
  • Listener Topic Suggestion: Tips on selecting maps for Roll20. Specificity and accuracy–how do you find the right balance?

 

Websites: Explorers Unlimited & Savage Rifts 

“D-bee Serenade” by John Speas. Hear more of his work at The Blast from  our Past Podcast. 

Radio Free Merctown #27

Run-time: 46 minutes

Crew:

  • Lloyd (Aka: Augur, Jezebel)
  • Ben (Aka: Thought, etc.)
  • Eric (Aka: Townsend, etc.)

Topics:

  • New patron shout-outs! (New Patrons from January)
  • Educating Savages–Rifts Lore: The Colorado Baronies
  • Group Spotlight: 2017 Epic groups finale
  • Listener Topic Suggestion: Can a player abuse the EP system? Can a reward system by definition be abused? Can a player use too much EP? What would be considered an abuse? When? Why?

 

Websites: Explorers Unlimited & Savage Rifts 

“D-bee Serenade” by John Speas. Hear more of his work at The Blast from  our Past Podcast. 

Radio Free Merctown #26

Run-time: about an hour

Crew:

  • Lloyd (Aka: Augur, Jezebel)
  • Janice (Aka: Rose Dandy-Ba)

Topics:

  • New patron shout-outs!
  • Character creation walk-through: the hows and whys of the character creation process.
  • The roleplaying value of insanities

 

Websites: Explorers Unlimited & Savage Rifts 

“D-bee Serenade” by John Speas. Hear more of his work at The Blast from  our Past Podcast. 

Radio Free Merctown #25: The 2nd Annual EU Office Christmas Party!

Run-time: about an hour

Crew:

  • Lloyd (Aka: Augur, Jezebel)
  • Anyone who wanted to join!

Topics:

  • New patron shout-outs for December: Dan Frederick, Alexander Peyton
  • Game: Cards Against Humanity Christmas Edition (Game site link.)
  • Open discussion.

 

Websites: Explorers Unlimited & Savage Rifts 

“D-bee Serenade” by John Speas. Hear more of his work at The Blast from  our Past Podcast. 

Radio Free Merctown #24

Run-time: 49 minutes

Crew:

  • Lloyd (Aka: Augur, Jezebel)
  • Justin (Aka: Maniacal Laugh, etc.)
  • Pat (Aka: CSHC, etc.)
  • Ben (Aka: Thought, etc.)
  • Nathaniel (Aka: Sgt86Delta, etc.)

Topics:

  • New patron shout-outs! (since September): Jason Evans, Mike, Shawn Allen, Todd Venters, Ben E, J. E. Flint, Justin Bow, Michael Husband
  • How do Death Blows work? I’ve read the RUE text and it seems clear as mud and self contradictory.
  • NPC and setting creation: How to best use NPCs?
  • Hot Topic: Patron Items
  • Late 2018 EPIC brainstorming session
  • Dealing with the Xiticix threat & other possible ideas

 

Websites: Explorers Unlimited & Savage Rifts 

“D-bee Serenade” by John Speas. Hear more of his work at The Blast from  our Past Podcast. 

Radio Free Merctown #23

Run-time: 60 minutes

Crew:

  • Lloyd (Aka: Augur, Jezebel)
  • Tiree (Aka: Tiree, Beckett, Gilina)

Topics:

  • Tech-Talk with Tiree
  • Overview of Robotech 2nd Edition content
  • Introducing new people to Rifts: How do you do it?
  • What media inspires you to play Rifts or jazz you up for it every time?

Radio Free Merctown #22

Run-time: 62 minutes

Crew:

  • Lloyd (Aka: Augur, Jezebel)
  • Eric (Aka: Townsend, etc.)
  • Ben (Aka: Shane, etc.)

Topics:

  • Overview of Rifts World Book 10: Juicer Uprising
  • Mundane vs Augmented – FNG rolls are great. Is there anything else that unaugmented/baseline characters need?
  • How to increase RFM’s listeners and guest appearances
  • Review of character concept approval process