Café Rolistes 105 – Helen Gould TTRPG Editor & Sensitivity Reader

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Don't forget to join our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. You can find Helen at: https://twitter.com/Alecto101 Check out The Rusty Quill at: http://rustyquill.com/ Find out about my game "Paris Gondo - The Life-Saving Magic of … Continue reading Café Rolistes 105 – Helen Gould TTRPG Editor & Sensitivity Reader

Come Play “Paris Gondo” at Virtually Expo

Here's yet another opportunity to try "Paris Gondo – The Life-Saving Magic of Inventorying". Here's Virtually Expo, the online alternative to this year's cancelled UK Games Expo. In addition to our "The Rolistes Present..." panel there, I will be running four sessions of "Paris Gondo – The Life-Saving Magic of Inventorying". They will take place … Continue reading Come Play “Paris Gondo” at Virtually Expo

Glorantha Before the Plague with David Scott & Ian Cooper

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts. Sign up to our newsletter! I did it! I finally close with this interview my substantial backlog of episodes recorded well-ahead of their release.  This last one brings us back to a time before measures were enforced in London to face Covid-19 (hence "before the plague" get it … Continue reading Glorantha Before the Plague with David Scott & Ian Cooper

Café Rolistes 104 – Ian A. A. Watson from Onyx Path Publishing

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Don't forget to join our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. You can find Ian at: https://twitter.com/VonAether Check out the "Technocracy Reloaded" Kickstarter Campaign at: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/... You can find more games by Onyx Path Publishing at: … Continue reading Café Rolistes 104 – Ian A. A. Watson from Onyx Path Publishing

Come Play “Paris Gondo” at the Gauntlet Community Open Gaming

This summer is full of exciting opportunities to play tabletop roleplaying games online. Here's one I recommend you join. The Gauntlet Community is holding four days of gaming from Thursday, July 16th through Sunday, July 19th. It's completely free and anyone can play—you don’t have to be a community member. There are many excellent games … Continue reading Come Play “Paris Gondo” at the Gauntlet Community Open Gaming

Café Rolistes 103 – Jonathan Pay “DnD Is Just Your Highschool Sweetheart Before You Find True Love”

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Don't forget to join our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. You can find Jonathan at: https://twitter.com/jonathanpay Check the London RPG Community Twitter to find out more about "Together@Home" #LRCEasterCon: https://twitter.com/RPGCommunityLDN You can sign-up for this … Continue reading Café Rolistes 103 – Jonathan Pay “DnD Is Just Your Highschool Sweetheart Before You Find True Love”

Coming Soon: The Rolistes Present… Virtually Expo “A Guide for Parents to Dungeons & Dragons and Tabletop Roleplaying”

Virtually Expo replaces UK Games Expo this year. As a result, "The Rolistes Present…" will return on Virtually Expo's Twitch channel on Friday, August 21st at 9pm GMT (4pm EDT) with the following panel. Dungeons & Dragons and tabletop roleplaying have found unprecedented popularity through movies, TV shows and online content like Critical Role. Parents … Continue reading Coming Soon: The Rolistes Present… Virtually Expo “A Guide for Parents to Dungeons & Dragons and Tabletop Roleplaying”

Trollune, Role Me Like One of Your French Game Shops

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts. Sign up to our newsletter! Once again, I took advantage of a family holiday to quickly record a couple interviews in a local game shop. This time we landed in the French city of Lyon! Founded in Lyon in 2005 by Louis et Charles Trécourt, Trollune is allegedly … Continue reading Trollune, Role Me Like One of Your French Game Shops

Café Rolistes 102 – Jason Pitre “Why DnD Should NEVER Be Your First TTRPG!”

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Don't forget to join our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. You can find Jason Pitre at: https://twitter.com/genesisoflegend You can purchase his games at: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse.p... Also discussed... Kingdom: http://www.lamemage.com/kingdom/ Rossenstrasse: http://www.unrulydesigns.com/rosenstr... Becoming - A Game of … Continue reading Café Rolistes 102 – Jason Pitre “Why DnD Should NEVER Be Your First TTRPG!”

Café Rolistes 101 – Eric Nieudan from Desks & Dragons

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Don't forget to join our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. You can find Eric Nieudan at: https://twitter.com/surcapitaine You can purchase his games at: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse.php?author=Eric%20Nieudan&affiliate_id=1289000 Also discussed... The game I am developing "Paris Gondo - The … Continue reading Café Rolistes 101 – Eric Nieudan from Desks & Dragons

Café Rolistes 99 – Federica & Garry from The Role Play Haven

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Don't forget to join our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. You can find Federica & Garry at: https://twitter.com/RP_Haven The Role Play Haven: https://www.facebook.com/rphaven/ https://discord.gg/Tyz2pQS Becoming: a Game of Heroism & Sacrifice: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/... You can support … Continue reading Café Rolistes 99 – Federica & Garry from The Role Play Haven

Café Rolistes 98 – Grant Howitt from Rowan, Rook & Decard

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Don't forget to join our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. You can find Grant at: https://twitter.com/gshowitt https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse.php?keywords=grant%20howitt&affiliate_id=1289000 Rowan, Rook & Decard: https://rowanrookanddecard.com/ https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/p... You can support our Friendly Local Game Shop Bad Moon Cafe through … Continue reading Café Rolistes 98 – Grant Howitt from Rowan, Rook & Decard

Café Rolistes 97 – Kat from The Role Play Haven

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Don't forget to join our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. You can find Kat at: https://twitter.com/MeerforBeer The Role Play Haven: https://www.facebook.com/rphaven/ https://discord.gg/Tyz2pQS Fantaji Universal RPG: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/... Fantaji Actual Play: https://therpgacademy.com/tag/fantaji... You can support our Friendly … Continue reading Café Rolistes 97 – Kat from The Role Play Haven

Café Rolistes 96 – Danni from DiDnDnD

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Don't forget to join our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. You can find Danni at: https://twitter.com/geekdogsndid DiDnDnD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1elv... You can support our Friendly Local Game Shop Bad Moon Cafe through the purchase of vouchers: https://www.badmooncafe.co.uk/Continue reading Café Rolistes 96 – Danni from DiDnDnD

Origins Online Not Happening? Let’s Play Anyway on that Weekend & Fundraise for Black Lives Matter

That title is quite long but hopefully, it's getting the point across. Origins Online is (rightly) cancelled, but I decided to answer the call of Dennis Furia who is encouraging people from the "Origins Games Fair: Games Master Group" to run their games independently and to do so while supporting Black Lives Matter Global Network. … Continue reading Origins Online Not Happening? Let’s Play Anyway on that Weekend & Fundraise for Black Lives Matter

Café Rolistes 95 – Janet & Dimitris from World Anvil

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Don't forget to join our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. You can find Janet & Dimitris at: https://twitter.com/JD_Blythe https://twitter.com/dimitrisromeo World Anvil: https://worldanvil.com/ https://twitter.com/WorldAnvil You can support our Friendly Local Game Shop Bad Moon Cafe through … Continue reading Café Rolistes 95 – Janet & Dimitris from World Anvil

Update regarding Paris Gondo and the Origins Online cancellation

Original post   Hello, I wanted to react without any delay to today's news that Origins Online is cancelled. I was looking forward to the opportunity to run games there. As an alternative, I hope to run games at Virtually Expo and other online conventions but I didn't have the time yet to look into that. Feel … Continue reading Update regarding Paris Gondo and the Origins Online cancellation

Café Rolistes 93 – Naomi from No More Damsels & Power Word Roll

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Don't forget to join our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. Naomi from No More Damsels and Power Word Roll joined us. We talked about GMing styles and more. You can find Naomi at: https://twitter.com/naomithinksit No … Continue reading Café Rolistes 93 – Naomi from No More Damsels & Power Word Roll

Café Rolistes 92 – #CyberConv Catch-Up With Thalie from Orc’idée & Alakokain

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Don't forget to join our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. I'm way behind posting these. Here's one catching-up with #CyberConv volunteers right after when it took place. You can find Thalie at: https://twitter.com/dansimati You can … Continue reading Café Rolistes 92 – #CyberConv Catch-Up With Thalie from Orc’idée & Alakokain

Café Rolistes 91 – “Together@Home” Online Con & More With Dasha From London RPG Community

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Don't forget to join our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. It seems another 𝘾𝙖𝙛𝙚́ 𝙍𝙤𝙡𝙞𝙨𝙩𝙚𝙨: 𝙔𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝘾𝙖𝙛𝙚𝙞𝙣𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙏𝙏𝙍𝙋𝙂 𝘽𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙠 means another online TTRPG convention to discover. Dasha from London RPG Community will introduce you to … Continue reading Café Rolistes 91 – “Together@Home” Online Con & More With Dasha From London RPG Community

Café Rolistes 90 – Crowd Control Expo, a digital exhibition by Logan & Remy from Storm Giant Games

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Don't forget to join our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. Wow, I managed to pull-off three 𝘾𝙖𝙛𝙚́ 𝙍𝙤𝙡𝙞𝙨𝙩𝙚𝙨: 𝙔𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝘾𝙖𝙛𝙚𝙞𝙣𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙏𝙏𝙍𝙋𝙂 𝘽𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙠 two weeks in a row! Please meet Logan & Remy from Storm Giant … Continue reading Café Rolistes 90 – Crowd Control Expo, a digital exhibition by Logan & Remy from Storm Giant Games

Café Rolistes 89 – Keyforge RPG, Asmodée & more with Anjuli aka GeekGirlBookWorm

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Don't forget to join our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. It's Wednesday, and here's another of our streamed 𝘾𝙖𝙛𝙚́ 𝙍𝙤𝙡𝙞𝙨𝙩𝙚𝙨: 𝙔𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝘾𝙖𝙛𝙚𝙞𝙣𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙏𝙏𝙍𝙋𝙂 𝘽𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙠. This time we are joined by Anjuli aka GeekGirlWookWorm from Aconyte … Continue reading Café Rolistes 89 – Keyforge RPG, Asmodée & more with Anjuli aka GeekGirlBookWorm

Café Rolistes 88 – Discussing #VirtualHorrorCon and More With Chris Handley from Darker Days Radio

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Don't forget to join our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. This Monday, we continued our stride of streamed 𝘾𝙖𝙛𝙚́ 𝙍𝙤𝙡𝙞𝙨𝙩𝙚𝙨: 𝙔𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝘾𝙖𝙛𝙚𝙞𝙣𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙏𝙏𝙍𝙋𝙂 𝘽𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙠 with Chris Handley from Darker Days Radio. He introduced me to … Continue reading Café Rolistes 88 – Discussing #VirtualHorrorCon and More With Chris Handley from Darker Days Radio

Café Rolistes 87 – #CyberConv, the French Online TTRPG Convention with Sollypsys & Axel

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Sign up to our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. We spare no effort to provide you with quality, albeit technically flawed, content as we bring you the third Café Rolistes of the week. Today, we … Continue reading Café Rolistes 87 – #CyberConv, the French Online TTRPG Convention with Sollypsys & Axel

Café Rolistes 86 – #Concordia2020, Online TTRPG & Game Design with João Mariano

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. You can also download this episode. Sign up to our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. After having him lurk in the chatroom during our The Rolistes Present… “Tabletop Roleplaying Games As The Lusitanians Do”, I couldn't wait to have João Mariano on … Continue reading Café Rolistes 86 – #Concordia2020, Online TTRPG & Game Design with João Mariano

Café Rolistes 85 – Social Distancing With Jane Hermiston (FYI the recording broke down halfway)

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. or download this episode. Sign up to our newsletter if you don't want to miss any of our content. As a result of the Social Distancing measures that I recommend EVERYONE to follow, I won't be able to record in person any Café Rolistes until further notice. … Continue reading Café Rolistes 85 – Social Distancing With Jane Hermiston (FYI the recording broke down halfway)

Waiting for D’Amato (a Flash Visit in London by Mel & James from “One Shot”)

  Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts. Sign up to our newsletter! Once upon a time, when we still had the pleasure of welcoming worldwide visitors to London, a little tweet informed me that Mel and Jame D'Amato from the One Shot Network were spending some time in our beautiful city! Microphone in hand, … Continue reading Waiting for D’Amato (a Flash Visit in London by Mel & James from “One Shot”)

Announcing “Paris Gondo – The Life-Saving Magic of Inventorying”

Hello everyone, Here is my first foray into game design: "Paris Gondo - The Life-Saving Magic of Inventorying". After several teasers on our show, I guess it is time to properly introduce you to this game and even invite you to join an online session via our Playtest Sign-Up Form. This project is a storytelling … Continue reading Announcing “Paris Gondo – The Life-Saving Magic of Inventorying”

The Rolistes Present… “Everything You Never Dared To Ask About Dungeons & Dragons & TTRPGs on Tik ToK”

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts. Sign up to our newsletter! Also available in video on our YouTube channel.  When I first joined Tik Tok, I felt like… …but now I’m like… Long story short, Tik Tok has a LOT to offer to Dungeons & Dragons and Tabletop RPG fans. You have cosplayers, funny … Continue reading The Rolistes Present… “Everything You Never Dared To Ask About Dungeons & Dragons & TTRPGs on Tik ToK”

On the Shores of Kantas with London RPG Community (featuring a D&D 5e Actual Play) – Part Four

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts. Sign up to our newsletter! That's it. It is the FINALE! We are closing our series dedicated to London RPG Community and leaving their homebrew D&D setting the Kantas Expanse. Thanks again to Andy for his top-notch Dungeon Mastering and Dasha, Nuno and Riah for their amazing performance. … Continue reading On the Shores of Kantas with London RPG Community (featuring a D&D 5e Actual Play) – Part Four

The Rolistes Present… “London as a Setting for Your Tabletop RPG Adventures”

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts. Sign up to our newsletter! Also available in video on our YouTube channel.  Tell me, “How many of your favourite old and new tales epic adventures have London as their setting?”. Quite a few right? For this “The Rolistes Present…”,  I am joined by three Tabletop RPG specialists … Continue reading The Rolistes Present… “London as a Setting for Your Tabletop RPG Adventures”

Coming Soon: The Rolistes Present… Twitch Panel “Everything You Never Dared To Ask About Dungeons & Dragons & TTRPGs on Tik ToK”

When I first joined Tik Tok, I felt like... ...but now I'm like... Long story short, Tik Tok has a LOT to offer to Dungeons & Dragons and Tabletop RPG fans. You have cosplayers, funny skits (including too many Bard jokes and don't ask about clams), GMing advice and even lip-synched re-enactment of your favourite … Continue reading Coming Soon: The Rolistes Present… Twitch Panel “Everything You Never Dared To Ask About Dungeons & Dragons & TTRPGs on Tik ToK”

Stay Safe Home With Free & Pay-What-You-Want Tabletop RPGs

It's been heartwarming to see the tabletop RPG community react with online games and conventions to counter the social-distancing imposed on individuals and clubs. It turns out tabletop RPG publishers are rising to the challenge as well through making a plethora of core books, bundles and TTRPG supplement free or pay-what-you-want. Other tabletop RPG content … Continue reading Stay Safe Home With Free & Pay-What-You-Want Tabletop RPGs

Coming Soon: The Rolistes Present… Twitch Panel “London as a Setting for Your Tabletop RPG Adventures”

Tell me, "How many of your favourite old and new tales epic adventures have London as their setting?". Quite a few right? For our next "The Rolistes Present…",  I am joined by three Tabletop RPG specialists of the "Big Smoke": Lynne is Associate Editor for Chaosium’s Call of Cthulhu line with experience as editor and … Continue reading Coming Soon: The Rolistes Present… Twitch Panel “London as a Setting for Your Tabletop RPG Adventures”

Good Ol’ Dragonmeet, 2019 – Part Two

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts. Sign up to our newsletter! Here's our second and final part dedicated to Dragonmeet 2019. I have especially fond memories of that last edition which was an opportunity to meet under a roof so many people I've grown to appreciate and exchanged so many affectionate gestures. To close … Continue reading Good Ol’ Dragonmeet, 2019 – Part Two

Bientôt: The Rolistes Présentent… Table-Ronde avec CyberConv “Recettes Pour Des Podcasts et Streams de Jeu de Rôle Réussis”

Disclaimer: For the first time ever, we are doing something in French. Apologies to our regular listener who might not be able to listen to this one. Alors que de nombreux club de jeu de rôle suspendent leurs activités "physiques" suite à la pandémie Covid-19, il a été impressionnant de voir la rapidité avec laquelle … Continue reading Bientôt: The Rolistes Présentent… Table-Ronde avec CyberConv “Recettes Pour Des Podcasts et Streams de Jeu de Rôle Réussis”

Coming Soon: The Rolistes Present… Live UK Games Expo Panel “A Guide for Parents to Dungeons & Dragons and Tabletop Roleplaying”

**UPDATE** This panel is delayed due to UK Games expo being postponed to August 2020. **** Following a successful first at Dragonmeet, “The Rolistes Present…” returns in a LIVE format thanks to Mira and the #PodcastZone! I am incredibly thankful for this opportunity to run a panel at no other place than the UK Games … Continue reading Coming Soon: The Rolistes Present… Live UK Games Expo Panel “A Guide for Parents to Dungeons & Dragons and Tabletop Roleplaying”

On the Shores of Kantas with London RPG Community (featuring a D&D 5e Actual Play) – Part Three

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Podchaser  Spotify or Google Podcasts. Sign up to our newsletter! Here's the penultimate part of our series dedicated to London RPG Community and their homebrew D&D setting the Kantas Expanse. Join us for more interview with Andy, Dasha, Nuno and Riah, as well as of course the continuation of their actual … Continue reading On the Shores of Kantas with London RPG Community (featuring a D&D 5e Actual Play) – Part Three

Patreon Bonus – Café Rolistes 82 – Random Encounters at London Le Drinks & Dice

Join our Patreon to access this Bonus Episode We return to our monthly London Le Drinks & Dice (something which I'd like to do regularly with Café Rolistes) for a quick chat with members of London RPG Community. Please meet Jon, who you might already know via The Rolistes Newsletter, as well as Thomas and … Continue reading Patreon Bonus – Café Rolistes 82 – Random Encounters at London Le Drinks & Dice

The Rolistes Newsletter: Your Proudly London-Based TTRPG Monthly Digest

Events, multiple audio and video shows, a Patreon bonus show, live streams on Twitch and more... ...we are just doing so much at The Rolistes lately! On top of that, there SO MANY other exciting things happening in London, the UK, across the Channel and the Pond. How can one keep track of all of … Continue reading The Rolistes Newsletter: Your Proudly London-Based TTRPG Monthly Digest

The Rolistes Present… “Tabletop Roleplaying Games As The Lusitanians Do”

Listen, subscribe & review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts. Sign up to our newsletter! This episode is also available in video on YouTube. This month's panel is the sort of panel that I created "The Rolistes Present…" for. It offers a unique insight on the tabletop RPG community in a European country and, who knows, might lead … Continue reading The Rolistes Present… “Tabletop Roleplaying Games As The Lusitanians Do”

Good Ol’ Dragonmeet, 2019 – Part One

  Listen, subscribe & review on ITunes, Spotify or Google Podcasts. Sign up to our newsletter! With much less delay than in 2018, we returned in late 2019 to our good ol' Dragonmeet and its #PodcastZone run this year my Mira. As it is the tradition, I wandered the halls and recorded a collection of awesome tabletop RPG professionals … Continue reading Good Ol’ Dragonmeet, 2019 – Part One

Faculty Meeting # 137 – Discussion of Team Synergy Mechanics in Dungeons & Dragons

Listen, subscribe & review on ITunes, Spotify or Google Podcasts. Sign up to our newsletter! Michael kindly invited me to join a Faculty Meeting episode. See description below. Hello and welcome to Faculty Meetings – The general advice and discussion podcasts from The Rpg Academy. This is Faculty Meeting # 137. In this episode Kalum and I talk … Continue reading Faculty Meeting # 137 – Discussion of Team Synergy Mechanics in Dungeons & Dragons

Coming Soon: The Rolistes Present… Twitch Panel “Tabletop Roleplaying Games As The Lusitanians Do”

Time to stream our second episode of "The Rolistes Present…" of 2020! We are taking you to yet another shore with a sample of what the tabletop RPG scene in Portugal has to offer: Especuatório/Rubber Chicken Games - Daniel Carvalho (He/Him) Published author by Edita-me and RPG writer for Especulatório and Rubber Chicken Games. Member … Continue reading Coming Soon: The Rolistes Present… Twitch Panel “Tabletop Roleplaying Games As The Lusitanians Do”

The Rolistes Present… “British Recipes to Succeed With Your Kickstarter Campaign”

Listen, subscribe & review on ITunes, Spotify or Google Podcasts. Sign up to our newsletter! Have you ever considered crowdfunding a RPG project of your own via Kickstarter? “The Rolistes Present…” gathered three amazing professionals from the British tabletop industry to discuss about their experience with successfully funded games: Rowan, Rook & Decard - Mary Hamilton … Continue reading The Rolistes Present… “British Recipes to Succeed With Your Kickstarter Campaign”

On the Shores of Kantas with London RPG Community (featuring a D&D 5e Actual Play) – Part Two

Listen, subscribe & review on ITunes, Podchaser or Sticher. Sign up to our newsletter! Welcome to the second instalment of our series dedicated to London RPG Community and their home-brew setting the Kantas Expanse! Join us to enjoy both an interview with Andy, Dasha, Nuno and Riah as well as a Dungeons & Dragons actual play. … Continue reading On the Shores of Kantas with London RPG Community (featuring a D&D 5e Actual Play) – Part Two

The Rolistes Present… Dragonmeet #PodcastZone “So You Want to Start a Podcast!”

Listen, subscribe & review on ITunes, Podchaser or Sticher. Sign up to our newsletter! It was a honour to be invited by this year’s #PodcastZone to run a seminar panel at the Dragonmeet gaming convention. We dedicated this panel to the increasingly popular endeavour of producing YOUR OWN tabletop RPG podcast. From RPG discussion shows to actual play productions, … Continue reading The Rolistes Present… Dragonmeet #PodcastZone “So You Want to Start a Podcast!”

Film Studies – District 9 (Humans Belong in the Monster Manual)

Listen, subscribe & review on ITunes, Podchaser or Sticher. Our latest RPG Academy “Film Studies” is headed by Fiona from “What Am I Rolling”. We continue our tour around the world to land alongside a gigantic spaceship in South Africa for “District 9” a science-fictional parabole from 2009 directed by Neil Bomkamp. As a reminder, for Film Studies, members … Continue reading Film Studies – District 9 (Humans Belong in the Monster Manual)

The Rolistes Present… #PodcastZone Live Panel “So You Want To Start a Podcast!”

  "The Rolistes Present…" returns in a LIVE format... ...way sooner than I would have ever expected. It is a honour to be invited by this year's #PodcastZone to run a seminar panel at the Dragonmeet gaming convention. Join us on Saturday November 30th from 12:00 to 13:00 in the Seminar Room 2 at the Novotel London West in Hammersmith for an … Continue reading The Rolistes Present… #PodcastZone Live Panel “So You Want To Start a Podcast!”

On the Shores of Kantas with London RPG Community (featuring a D&D 5e Actual Play) – Part One

Listen, subscribe & review on ITunes, Podchaser or Sticher. This month we are taking you to a brave new world... ...welcome to the Kantas Expanse! Your guides will be Andy, Dasha, Nuno and Riah from London RPG Community both through an actual play and an interview. Join us, not only to discover the mysterious shores of Kantas, but also … Continue reading On the Shores of Kantas with London RPG Community (featuring a D&D 5e Actual Play) – Part One

The Rolistes Present… #DnD4MentalHealth – Second Panel “Mental Health within Online RPG Communities”

Listen, subscribe & review on ITunes, Podchaser or Sticher. Here's the final live "The Rolistes Present…" panel we recorded as part of our charity event "Dungeons & Dragons for Mental Health" for the charity “Mind”. Please meet our most excellent panellists: WorldAnvil  – Janet (She/Her) Janet is the Co-founder and CEO of World Anvil, an online worldbuilding toolbox software … Continue reading The Rolistes Present… #DnD4MentalHealth – Second Panel “Mental Health within Online RPG Communities”

Infrequently Asked Questions with Hanno from FAQcrew

Listen, subscribe & review on ITunes, Podchaser or Sticher. Please meet the latest German Critter visiting us in London, Hanno from the FAQCrew. We took advantage of his visit (and of my lunch break) to record this interview full of insight on the tabletop RPG culture across the Rhine. If you too you are visiting London, please join us our next … Continue reading Infrequently Asked Questions with Hanno from FAQcrew

Podcasts Into Avernus – Episode 3: How We Roll

Listen, subscribe & review on ITunes, Podchaser or Sticher. Following the initiative of Victoria Rogers and Daniel Kwan, "Podcasts into Avernus" was an audio event hosted by Wizards of the Coast on their Dungeon Delve Podcast with the participation of a cross-section of creators in the podcast community. The generous Joe Trier from How We Roll invited me to join … Continue reading Podcasts Into Avernus – Episode 3: How We Roll

The Rolistes Present… #DnD4MentalHealth – First Panel “Mental Health within RPG Clubs & Events”

Listen, subscribe & review on ITunes, Podchaser or Sticher. It is HERE! Fresh from being recorded just yesterday, it is the very first ever LIVE "The Rolistes Present…" PANEL. This one took place as part of our charity event "Dungeons & Dragons for Mental Health" for the charity “Mind”. It gathered several awesome London-based organisations represented by … Continue reading The Rolistes Present… #DnD4MentalHealth – First Panel “Mental Health within RPG Clubs & Events”

The Rolistes Present… Second Live Panel “Mental Health within Online RPG Communities”

Finally, I'm glad to introduce you to the guests of our second “The Rolistes Present…” LIVE PANELS at the charity event "Dungeons & Dragons for Mental Health" (link to Facebook Event). It will take place in London at Bad Moon Cafe on Sunday October 20th at 3pm right after our first panel (see below and previous announcement … Continue reading The Rolistes Present… Second Live Panel “Mental Health within Online RPG Communities”

The Rolistes Present… First LIVE panel “Mental Health within RPG Clubs & Events”

It's time to share details about the first of the two “The Rolistes Present…” LIVE PANELS which will take place in London at Bad Moon Cafe on Sunday October 20th as part of the charity event "Dungeons & Dragons for Mental Health" (link to Facebook Event). This first panel will start at 2pm and it will … Continue reading The Rolistes Present… First LIVE panel “Mental Health within RPG Clubs & Events”

The Rolistes Present… “Heart – The City Beneath”

Listen, subscribe & review on ITunes, Podchaser or Sticher. LINK TO HEART KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN Time to release the recording of our second stream of “The Rolistes Present…“. It was a great pleasure to catch-up with two absolute kick-ass British game designers. Grant Howitt (he/him) Grant is creative lead at Rowan, Rook & Decard. His credits include Goblin … Continue reading The Rolistes Present… “Heart – The City Beneath”

The Rolistes Present… “Dungeons & Dragons between the Channel & the Pond”

Listen, subscribe & review on ITunes, Podchaser or Sticher. After what I guess can be considered as the "pilot", here's the very first episode of “The Rolistes Present…”. What better topic than Dungeons & Dragons itself? I assembled a top notch cast for this panel with folks fully dedicated to the popular dungeon crawler from Geneva … Continue reading The Rolistes Present… “Dungeons & Dragons between the Channel & the Pond”

The Rolistes Present… “Dungeons & Dragons for Mental Health” LIVE EVENT

The very first “The Rolistes Present…” LIVE PANELS are coming! It will take place in London at Bad Moon Cafe on Sunday October 20th as part of the charity event "Dungeons & Dragons for Mental Health" (link to Facebook Event). This fundraising for the mental health charity "Mind" is jointly organised by The Rolistes Podcast … Continue reading The Rolistes Present… “Dungeons & Dragons for Mental Health” LIVE EVENT

The Rolistes Present (Episode Zero) – AcadecOnline “Tabletop RPG between the Channel & the Pond”

Listen, subscribe & review on ITunes, Podchaser or Sticher. Once upon a time, The RPG Academy invited me to put together a panel on the topic of “Tabletop RPG Between The Channel & The Pond”. The experience turned out to be such a pleasure that it inspired me to start a new show: “The Rolistes Present…”. … Continue reading The Rolistes Present (Episode Zero) – AcadecOnline “Tabletop RPG between the Channel & the Pond”

The Rolistes Present… Twitch Interview “Dungeons & Dragons between the Channel & the Pond”

Time to stream our second episode of "The Rolistes Present...".... ...and it is a great pleasure to do so with two absolute kick-ass British game designers. Grant Howitt (he/him) Grant is creative lead at Rowan, Rook & Decard. His credits include Goblin Quest, One Last Job, Honey Heist, and Spire. Chris Taylor (he/him) Chris is … Continue reading The Rolistes Present… Twitch Interview “Dungeons & Dragons between the Channel & the Pond”

The Rolistes Present… Twitch Panel “Dungeons & Dragons between the Channel & the Pond”

"The Rolistes Present..." is BORN! It is inspired by the very pleasant experience of our recent panel "Tabletop RPG between the Channel & the Pond" and last summer's " Satine Phoenix DnD European Community Tour" event in London As such, "The Rolistes Present..." will have two sides. First, it will be a monthly show streamed … Continue reading The Rolistes Present… Twitch Panel “Dungeons & Dragons between the Channel & the Pond”

Film Studies – The Neverending Story (Choose Your Own Adventure Gone Wrong)

Listen & review on ITunes.  Once upon time… ...there was a podcaster who dreamt of recording with all of his favourite fellow podcasters… ...and so The RPG Academy “Film Studies was born. Turn the pages and join Kalum from “The Rolistes Podcast” into a journey through “Die Unendliche Geschichte aka The Never Ending Story”, a West … Continue reading Film Studies – The Neverending Story (Choose Your Own Adventure Gone Wrong)

The Rolistes present… “Tabletop RPG between the Channel & the Pond” AcadecOnline 2019

Here's the video of the panel recorded as part of The RPG Academy’s online convention AcadeConLine. The RPG Academy invited me to put together a panel on the topic of “Tabletop RPG Between The Channel & The Pond”. I couldn’t have wished for more awesome guests. Becky Annison (She/her) She is an RPG Designer and co-owner … Continue reading The Rolistes present… “Tabletop RPG between the Channel & the Pond” AcadecOnline 2019

That Time Critical Role Ruled MCM London Comic Con – Part Three

Listen & review on ITunes.  However, before we go we have a few more Critters to meet: AJ and Sam as Percy and Viktor Bill, & from Critical Role Translate an amazing group of volunteers who put together subtitles in ELEVEN languages! Paula, Xenorose and Myriam from the German team of Critical Role Translate; Vana and … Continue reading That Time Critical Role Ruled MCM London Comic Con – Part Three

That Time Critical Role Ruled MCM London Comic Con – Bonus Two (Sunday Critical Role Panel)

Listen & review on ITunes.  Here's our second Bonus documenting the visit of the Critical Role cast in London. You now have everything here to live or relive this event. Thanks again to the team MCM London Comic Con for welcoming us at their event. If you enjoy this episode or any other, please subscribe and … Continue reading That Time Critical Role Ruled MCM London Comic Con – Bonus Two (Sunday Critical Role Panel)

AcadeConLine 2019 – Twitch Panel “Tabletop RPG between the Channel & the Pond”

The RPG Academy's online convention AcadeConLine is back! ...and it is more exciting than ever. This year, we got not only online tabletop RPG sessions you can join for FREE but also PANELS that will be broadcasted live on the Twitch channel of The RPG Academy. The RPG Academy invited me to put together a … Continue reading AcadeConLine 2019 – Twitch Panel “Tabletop RPG between the Channel & the Pond”

That Time Critical Role Ruled MCM London Comic Con – Part Two

Listen & review on ITunes.  After our Critical Role Panel 1 bonus, we are back in the halls of the ExCeL London to meet more Critters: Artist Emma Galloway aka CosmosBadger and her sister Rebecca; Mike Cotton-Russel author of the webcomic Side Quest; Fjord cosplayed by JDB Cosplay. We visit briefly The Last Kingdom panel featuring executive producer … Continue reading That Time Critical Role Ruled MCM London Comic Con – Part Two

That Time Critical Role Ruled MCM London Comic Con – Bonus One (Saturday Critical Role Panel)

Listen & review on ITunes.  Did our the first part of our MCM London Comic Con episode and thought: "Damn, I wish I was able to attend this Critical Role panel" or even "That was awesome being at that live panel. I wish I could go back."? Do not look any further, The Rolistes Podcast was … Continue reading That Time Critical Role Ruled MCM London Comic Con – Bonus One (Saturday Critical Role Panel)

That Time Critical Role Ruled MCM London Comic Con – Part One

Listen & review on ITunes.  Once upon a time, a friendly group of Dungeons & Dragons streamers travelled together to London for the first time... ...little did they know... ...the London Excel Centre was too small to host their HORDES of European fans. Here come the CRITTERS! Soooo many of them: Meet first a Danish group … Continue reading That Time Critical Role Ruled MCM London Comic Con – Part One

A Little Bit of Magic with Virginia (and a Lot of Cybernetics with Alita: Battle Angel)

Listen & review on ITunes.  Meet Virginia aka @TabletopHoard, Londoner, Critter, RPG streamer and Publishing Assistant at Modiphius. Come find out about her first steps in The Hobby, her work on “John Carter of Mars”, our "Achtung ! Cthulhu: Shadows of Altantis" on Encounter Role Play and even a little bit of paganism. Meanwhile, we headed … Continue reading A Little Bit of Magic with Virginia (and a Lot of Cybernetics with Alita: Battle Angel)

Meet Phoenix Games Club (with a Slice of 13th Age) – Part Two

Listen & review on ITunes.  This episode is dedicated to the memory of Allan, fellow tabletop RPG fan and beloved Phoenix Games Club member. Please consider donating to Cancer Research UK. Sincere apologies for this episode being released one month late. I've suffered several minor illnesses which have kept me away from both work and leisure. … Continue reading Meet Phoenix Games Club (with a Slice of 13th Age) – Part Two

Film Studies – Groundhog Day (He Can Raise His Skill Stats… Over and Over Again)

Listen & review on ITunes.  Happy Groundhog day.  Whether this is your first, third or 10,000th Groundhog Day this year, let’s make it a good one and remember to get your boots on ’cause it’s cold out side! In this episode, Michael and Michael? from The RPG Academy podcast are joined by Kalum from “The Rolistes Podcast” to discuss the 1993 comedy classic Groundhog … Continue reading Film Studies – Groundhog Day (He Can Raise His Skill Stats… Over and Over Again)

Hey! I joined Encounter Roleplay’s “Achtung Cthulhu – Shadows of Altantis” weekly Twitch show.

  One of my New Year resolutions was to find a regular Actual Play to join as player. I was getting jealous of the casts of several actual play show I listened to such as Redemption Podcast, Shadow of the Cabal and Lawful & Orderly to name a few. Turns out I hit the jackpot when … Continue reading Hey! I joined Encounter Roleplay’s “Achtung Cthulhu – Shadows of Altantis” weekly Twitch show.

Meet Phoenix Games Club (with a Slice of 13th Age) – Part One

Listen & review on ITunes.  This episode is dedicated to the memory of Allan, fellow tabletop RPG fan and beloved Phoenix Games Club member. Please consider donating to Cancer Research UK. Since the very beginning, it was part of The Rolistes Podcast's master plan to introduce tabletop RPG fans across the World to each and every … Continue reading Meet Phoenix Games Club (with a Slice of 13th Age) – Part One

UK Games Expo 2018 (Bonus Two), Brendan Lasalle’s Dungeon Crawl Classics “Symptom of the Universe” (featuring Bruce ‘Mort’ Cunnington)

Listen & review on ITunes.  This time that's it. Here's the FINAL part of our series dedicated UK Games Expo and last part of our Actual Play “Bonus” with Brendan Lasalle from Goodman Games. Thanks again to Lee Neilson for getting me in touch with Brendan. t Thanks also to the players who participated to this game session and accepted to be recorded. … Continue reading UK Games Expo 2018 (Bonus Two), Brendan Lasalle’s Dungeon Crawl Classics “Symptom of the Universe” (featuring Bruce ‘Mort’ Cunnington)

UK Games Expo 2018 (Part Four), featuring Psychic Cactus Games, The Dice Tower & The Role Play Haven

Listen & review on ITunes. Change of plan. Here's the final series of interviews recorded at 2018 edition of UK Games Expo. Sorry but I ran out of time to edit the final part of our Bonus Actual Play episode with Brendan Lasalle. Hopefully I should release it instead next month. For our final round of interviews … Continue reading UK Games Expo 2018 (Part Four), featuring Psychic Cactus Games, The Dice Tower & The Role Play Haven

UK Games Expo 2018 (Part Three), featuring UFO Press, Strangely Games & Holy Hot God Dave

Listen & review on ITunes.  Here’s the third part of our series dedicated to the 2018 edition of UK Games Expo. First, meet James Iles from the UK Indie RPG League and UFO Press, author of  “Legacy: Life Among the Ruins 2nd Edition“; Chris 'Shep' Shepperson, author of the incoming board game Schism, representing Word Forge Games publisher of "Devil's Run" … Continue reading UK Games Expo 2018 (Part Three), featuring UFO Press, Strangely Games & Holy Hot God Dave

UK Games Expo 2018 (Bonus One), Brendan Lasalle’s Dungeon Crawl Classics “Symptom of the Universe” (featuring Brendan Lasalle)

Listen & review on ITunes.  After our almost traditional birthday interruption, we are back at UK Games Expo for a "Bonus" episode with the awesome Brendan Lasalle from Goodman Games. Thanks Lee Neilson for getting me in touch with Brendan. this episode wouldn't have happened without you. Thanks also to the players who participated to this game session … Continue reading UK Games Expo 2018 (Bonus One), Brendan Lasalle’s Dungeon Crawl Classics “Symptom of the Universe” (featuring Brendan Lasalle)

Film Studies – Delicatessen (Butchers & Feelings)

  Listen & review on ITunes.  The RPG Academy bonus series “Film Studies” is back (sorry for the delay)! Once more, Kalum from “The Rolistes Podcast” takes us to France with “Delicatessen” a post-apocalyptic dark comedy from 1991 by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro. As a reminder, for Film Studies, members of the Network sometimes joined … Continue reading Film Studies – Delicatessen (Butchers & Feelings)

Meeting Everyone & Doing All the Things in London with Satine & Ruty from Maze Arcana

Listen & review on ITunes.  The Rolistes Podcast is now THREE YEARS old... Can you believe it? Turns out I didn't have to make any wish while blowing the candles to be blessed with two amazing guests for this small occasion. Please meet Satine Phoenix and Ruty Rutenberg visiting us in London from California across the … Continue reading Meeting Everyone & Doing All the Things in London with Satine & Ruty from Maze Arcana

#RPGaDay2018 – new bonus for Patreon contributors!

Here's a news lagging a bit behind... This year's we decided, with Haqadosch and Persephelia, to participate in Autocratik's very popular #RPGaDay2018. Each day of August, we will release on our Patreon feed a mini episode of Café Rolistes answering the relevant #RPGaDay2018 question. That means 31 bonus episodes in August only. If you are … Continue reading #RPGaDay2018 – new bonus for Patreon contributors!

UK Games Expo 2018 (Part Two), featuring Modiphius, Burning Games, Lamentations of the Flame Princess & the UK Indie RPG League

Listen & review on ITunes.  Here's the second part of our series dedicated to the 2018 edition of UK Games Expo. First me meet again with Chris Birch from Modiphius following the recommendation of both Jason Bulmahn  (Paizo Publishing) and Jon Lunn (Elite Dangerous RPG) in Part 1. There is much at foot at the London-based publisher/distributor with Star … Continue reading UK Games Expo 2018 (Part Two), featuring Modiphius, Burning Games, Lamentations of the Flame Princess & the UK Indie RPG League

UK Games Expo 2018 (Part One), featuring Paizo Publishing, Mythic Games & Elite Dangerous RPG

  Listen & review on ITunes.  The Rolistes is back at Birmingham's NEC for a second series of episodes dedicated to the UK Games Expo. As a reminder, this follows last year's series dedicated to this event which was made possible thanks to the support of  Rolistes via Patreon. I wanted to record less this year... … Continue reading UK Games Expo 2018 (Part One), featuring Paizo Publishing, Mythic Games & Elite Dangerous RPG

Globe-Trotting, Roleplaying & Coffee Roasting with François (Part Two), with also a Lone Wolf Manly Baby Shower

Listen & review on ITunes. Second and final part of our double feature episode combining first an interview with François, a coffee-roasting and globe-trotting tabletop RPG fan, and second a "I swear we didn't drink anything" manly baby shower playing “Lone Wolf Adventure Game” box-set by Cubicle 7 with Haqadosch, Simon & Carlos. If you are in London or close to it, … Continue reading Globe-Trotting, Roleplaying & Coffee Roasting with François (Part Two), with also a Lone Wolf Manly Baby Shower

Podcast of Foes – The RPG Academy: A Dark Reckoning

Folowing the initiative of Victoria Rogers from The Broadswords, The RPG Academy was invited to contribute to the "Podcast of Foes" event hosted on Wizards of the Coast's official podcast stream: Dungeon Delve. Here's "A Dark Reckoning" by Michael which sees The Rolistes Podcast, Game Closet and Swallows of the South from The RPG Academy … Continue reading Podcast of Foes – The RPG Academy: A Dark Reckoning

Globe-Trotting, Roleplaying & Coffee Roasting with François (Part One), with also a Lone Wolf Manly Baby Shower

There and back again... People come and go in London and we are happy to have François, our coffee roasting "One Ring" lore master, back among us. He is back after many adventures including a travel around the world with Anais (another tabletop RPG fan we miss) as documented in their Nays & Fox Travel Journal. … Continue reading Globe-Trotting, Roleplaying & Coffee Roasting with François (Part One), with also a Lone Wolf Manly Baby Shower