CR & Predictability

Biggus Geekus Podcast
Biggus Geekus Podcast
CR & Predictability

Episode 25 February 24, 2021
1st Year Anniversary (roughly)

Our usual intro and gaming blather…

Special Guest
Glen Halstrom of Radio Grognard

The Gaming NEWS
Another roll20 ranking this week (I think I know what Uncategorized is) And even more
Pericle RPG
Ravenloft …again…: and again
Beadle and Grimm Strikes Again with Finger Puppets(?) ONLY $359!!!
Jon Peterson’s Other book

Main Topic: CR & Predictability in RPGs
We discuss: Challenge Ratings and appropriately challenging encounters.
Angry GM CR, There’s a Better Way (Part 1)
Angry GM CR, There’s a Better Way (Part 2)
Balance Challenge and Antagonism
Encounter Balance

A Cabin Con Moment
CR & Encounter Building in the old Elysium game-

Building A Better Gaming World
Should OUR RPG/setting at least pay lip service to CR?

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Red Dice Diaries (with John Alan Large and his wife Hannah)
Radio Grognard(with Glen Halstrom)
The Tale of the Manticore (a unique dramatized quasi-actual play)
Tavern Chat (with Eric Tenkar)
Nerds RPG Variety Podcast (Jason– not Hobbs nor cousin)

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