Dragonmeet 2017, Return to the #PodcastZone (Part One)

The Rolistes Podcast and the #PodcastZone are back for Dragonmeet 2017. It was less than a couple months ago but it already feels like ages. In this first part, several enthusiast tabletop RPG fans answered a few questions: Stuart, a " Roliste" (fan of the show) who was kind enough to visit Dragonmeet for the … Continue reading Dragonmeet 2017, Return to the #PodcastZone (Part One)

Summer ‘Encore’ at Rock Werchter (with Neetsel)

A long time ago, shortly after I finally started ‘seriously’ practicing the Hobby, my newfound tabletop RPG fan friends introduced me to something else: Belgian Summer Music Festivals. Now, it is my turn to introduce you to this (when I can afford the cost and time) yearly tradition. For the occasion I am joined by … Continue reading Summer ‘Encore’ at Rock Werchter (with Neetsel)

Armagnac, Strudel, Munchausen, James Wallis & a Few Other Friends (Part Two)

Here's the second and final part of your evening with James Wallis. As promised you will hear James' theory that Nordic LARP is actually a Galaxy Quest kinda situation, as well as a few other things. Thanks again James for this lovely evening and thank you also to Ashlee, Federica (both missing from our cover … Continue reading Armagnac, Strudel, Munchausen, James Wallis & a Few Other Friends (Part Two)

Practice your French! The Rolistes Podcast featured in issue 15 of the RPG mook “Di6dent”

Are you looking for an opportunity to practice your French reading skills? Say no more... The french mook (something which is to books and magazines what Gogeta is to Vegeta and Goku) Di6Dent included in its 15th issue an extended article about tabletop RPG in the United Kingdom. Alongside Steve Jackson, White Dwarf, Dragonmeet and … Continue reading Practice your French! The Rolistes Podcast featured in issue 15 of the RPG mook “Di6dent”

Shadows Over the Cinema -Kuroneko (1968) with Kalum

I had the honour (0.5 points of Glory for my Kakita Courtier actually), of joining the crew of the most excellent Shadows of The Cabal (another proud member of The RPG Academy) for a GMT afternoon/EST night. However there was no sweet nor bitter Legends of The Five Rings actual play awaiting me(yet), but instead … Continue reading Shadows Over the Cinema -Kuroneko (1968) with Kalum

Patreon Goals Amendment. Lol! I was a fool to think it’s easy to perform and record a song

So... Here's a good news and bad news kind of situation. As the UKGE "English breakfast" goal is now honoured (at least this year) and as I am busy honouring the unlocked "Hello gorgeous! / Improved website" goal, I also tested the water for when the "I got a little song for ya" goal... ...and it turns out … Continue reading Patreon Goals Amendment. Lol! I was a fool to think it’s easy to perform and record a song

Armagnac, Strudel, Munchausen, James Wallis & a Few Other Friends (Part One)

After much delays, here's finally our episode with the most excellent game designer James Wallis, recorded already back in April 2017. James, the self-proclaimed "Creator of the British Roleplaying Industry", has so many stories that it is difficult to properly introduce them (I mean check the insane list of games and personalities at the bottom … Continue reading Armagnac, Strudel, Munchausen, James Wallis & a Few Other Friends (Part One)

The Rolistes Go To The UK Games Expo (Part Three)

Here's the second part of our episode recorded at the UK Games Expo! Thanks again to the fans supporting the show via Patreon for unlocking that $30 goal. For this part, we took a rather French path with representatives of the two biggest RPG publishers of the Hexagon (that means France). First, we meet Constance … Continue reading The Rolistes Go To The UK Games Expo (Part Three)

Nephilim with Mira, Willem & Rob (Part Three)

Finally the third and final part of our multiparts episode dedicated to Nephilim, the 90s cult French contemporary occult tabletop RPG, with our guests/players Mira Manga, Willem and Robert. Thanks to all the listeners for their feedback. Congratulations to Moira Omahoni for winning the two tickets to the Shadows of Esteren live classic concert Adeliane at … Continue reading Nephilim with Mira, Willem & Rob (Part Three)

Nephilim with Mira, Willem & Rob (Part Two)

Here's the second part of our EPIC multiparts episode dedicated to Nephilim, the 90s cult French contemporary occult tabletop RPG, with our guests/players Mira Manga, Willem and Robert. Tweet to @rolistespod using the hashtag #EsterenUKGEconcert and tell me about your best RPG + music combination to participate to our little contest and win one of two tickets … Continue reading Nephilim with Mira, Willem & Rob (Part Two)

Waiting for Bec Hill’s Landlord & Going Rogue (One) in London (Part Two)

  Second part of our encounter with Bec Hill, London-based Australian comedian extraordinaire. Also finally our verdict with Persephelia about "Rogue One - A Star Wars Story". The Rolistes Podcast is a proud member of The RPG Academy Network. Make sure to check their many excellent shows, including Redemption the Star Wars actual show from … Continue reading Waiting for Bec Hill’s Landlord & Going Rogue (One) in London (Part Two)

Waiting for Bec Hill’s Landlord & Going Rogue (One) in London (Part One)

Meet Bec Hill, comedian extraordinaire. My interview with her and the rest of this episode are the result of a peculiar chain of events. First, a couple listeners told me they were looking forward to me covering Rogue One. I hadn't planned initially to do anything about it but I was very happy to answer … Continue reading Waiting for Bec Hill’s Landlord & Going Rogue (One) in London (Part One)

Dragonmeet, Right Into The Podcast Zone (Part Four – The Final One)

Part 4, this is the end beautiful friend, the end! A handful more interviews before we leave for a year the #PodcastZone gathering The Rolistes Podcast, The Rusty Quill, The Formal Gamer, Dark Cleo Productions and The Wizard On The Wynd. Fate had me cross the path of Kenneth Hite who happened to have worked on "Nephilim: Occult … Continue reading Dragonmeet, Right Into The Podcast Zone (Part Four – The Final One)

Dragonmeet, Right Into The Podcast Zone (Part Three)

Part 3 of the Episode 18 is here! Not as many interviews but we took our time with some awesome Dragonmeet 2016 attendants coming by the #PodcastZone gathering The Rolistes Podcast, The Rusty Quill, The Formal Gamer, Dark Cleo Productions and The Wizard On The Wynd. First the very friendly James Wallis, author of "The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron … Continue reading Dragonmeet, Right Into The Podcast Zone (Part Three)

Dragonmeet, Right Into The Podcast Zone (Part Two)

  Here's Part 2 of the Episode 18 dedicated to Dragonmeet 2016. You have to recognise that, for once , I am quite consistent in the delivery of those. Here's a second handful of interviews with visitors of the Dragonmeet #PodcastZone gathering The Rolistes Podcast, The Rusty Quill, The Formal Gamer, Dark Cleo Productions and The … Continue reading Dragonmeet, Right Into The Podcast Zone (Part Two)

Xany, the Brexited Scientist Who’ll Be Back With An Army of Robots

  Back to basics with this episode. No crazy Actual Play with multiple sound effects and other editing craziness. However, this is for the second time a sad occasion as another member of “La Guilde des Rolistes Francophones de Londres” is leaving London. Xany, you might remember him from a couple previous episodes, is an … Continue reading Xany, the Brexited Scientist Who’ll Be Back With An Army of Robots

Boldly Going Star Trek with Chris, John & Dave

  Space... ...The final frontier... Here is finally Episode 16. Apologies for the delay. I happened to be a bit over ambitious with this episode. Over the last few years, Star Trek has grown into something I am really passionate about . I happened also to be extremely lucky with this episode. First, Modiphius announced Star … Continue reading Boldly Going Star Trek with Chris, John & Dave

Running late… (damn those Actual Play episodes are long to edit)

My apologies but, due to me under-appreciating the amount of time to edit the Actual Play bit of the next episode in addition to the Dragonmeet preparations, Episode 16 will be late of a week or so. Worst case scenario it will available on the weekend of December 10th. My apologies... I will be flying … Continue reading Running late… (damn those Actual Play episodes are long to edit)

Across The Pond, A Detroiter In London & A Londoner In DC (With Aimee Carter And Labyrinth Games & Puzzles)

  This episode is the fruit of the randomness of life, friends getting married and inviting you over to celebrate with them on the other side of the Atlantic (congratulations again D&S), and the magic of the internet when open-mindedness meet good intentions. Aimee Carter, YA novel writer of The Goddess Test Trilogy and The Blackcoat Rebellion, … Continue reading Across The Pond, A Detroiter In London & A Londoner In DC (With Aimee Carter And Labyrinth Games & Puzzles)

Ice Cream for Everyone – Celebrating The Rolistes Podcast’s 1st Anniversary with Kalum

Remember our birthday episode when I was the guest and Willem from the Ice Cream for Everyone Podcast played the part of the host? Here is, finally, that same interview but as a proper episode of his own show. I recommend you check his other episodes with a number of interesting guests including several from the gaming industry: … Continue reading Ice Cream for Everyone – Celebrating The Rolistes Podcast’s 1st Anniversary with Kalum

Parental Advisory Required In Nomine Satanis Magna Veritas (with July)

  Sorry for the slight delay with this episode. It involved a lot of editing (by the way the generous Patreon supporters will have access to the whole "unedited" four hours of Actual Play). As mentioned in the intro, this episode is a bit of an exception due to its "adult" content. When I started … Continue reading Parental Advisory Required In Nomine Satanis Magna Veritas (with July)

Never Got Around To It -Sandman, Meandering and Complaining About Meandering

Bret from Never Got Around To It podcast was kind enough to be the very first podcast to invite me as guest. I find the concept of his show very cool. Guest are invited to pick something they should have read, watched or played for a long time, do so and come to the show … Continue reading Never Got Around To It -Sandman, Meandering and Complaining About Meandering

Supaéro Roleplaying Aircraft Engineers (also we checked-out Warcraft)

  For episode 11, let's meet Fouc from "Supaéro". This respected French aerospace engineering school has not only spawned Serge Dassault and a couple astronauts but also a successful roleplaying conventions and many RPG writers. We also discussed London's famous live action events, Secret Cinema, which brought its audience in the middle of Dr Strangelove … Continue reading Supaéro Roleplaying Aircraft Engineers (also we checked-out Warcraft)

Dungeons & Dragons Explained And Other Random Encounters

Dungeons & Dragons ! Most famous and sometimes infamous of all tabletop roleplaying games. The number One both in time and success. With this belated Episode 8, we try to come back to the basics. First, The Rolistes Podcast introduces you to Aora, one of London's friendliest roleplaying expat. Second, through our discussion with Aora, and … Continue reading Dungeons & Dragons Explained And Other Random Encounters

Meet the Role Play Haven, Loncon & Dragonmeet

Listen & review on ITunes.  With episode 4, it is my great pleasure to introduce the listeners of The Rolistes Podcast to London's largest, and extremely friendly, gaming role playing club: Role Play Haven. Garry and James are my guests for the first time,  and problably not the last, to introduce us to the story, achievements … Continue reading Meet the Role Play Haven, Loncon & Dragonmeet

Triangulo Friki, Utah Encounter & More

As we say in French, "Jamais deux sans trois". Here is Episode 3. We take an unexpected flight to Barcelona and meet there Kanard, yet another member of the Guilde des Rolistes Francophones de Londres. We discussed what brought him to London then Barcelona before moving onto the subject of his modest knowlegde of local geek culture such as the "Triangulo Friki". As an interlude, I also take you to the Mercat de la Boqueria from a slice of ham and to discuss briefly the subject of tabletop roleplaying games with a friendly couple from Utah. Thanks for listening and please, please leave me comments.

Whoooo are youuu? Hou hou, hou hou !… I really want to know….

As this is about "Coulisses" my question will be in French. However as it is about finding out who already visits the blog please feel free to comment and let me know about you: Salut à tous. La fonction “Stats” m’informe que vous êtes déjà quelques un à consulter ce blog : 5 ou 6 en … Continue reading Whoooo are youuu? Hou hou, hou hou !… I really want to know….