Episode 30 – 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 Episode 30 – Meeting Everyone & Doing All the Things in London with Satine & Ruty from Maze Arcana

Episode 29 (Part 2) – UK Games Expo 2018, 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 Episode 29 (Part 2) – UK Games Expo 2018, featuring Modiphius, Burning Games, Lamentations of the Flame Princess & the UK Indie RPG League

Episode 29 (Part 1) – UK Games Expo 2018, 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 Episode 29 (Part 1) – UK Games Expo 2018, featuring Paizo Publishing, Mythic Games & Elite Dangerous RPG

Episode 28 (Part 2) – Globe-Trotting, Roleplaying & Coffee Roasting with François (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 Episode 28 (Part 2) – Globe-Trotting, Roleplaying & Coffee Roasting with François (with also a Lone Wolf Manly Baby Shower)

Episode 28 (Part 1) – Globe-Trotting, Roleplaying & Coffee Roasting with François (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 Episode 28 (Part 1) – Globe-Trotting, Roleplaying & Coffee Roasting with François (with also a Lone Wolf Manly Baby Shower)

Episode 27 – Kat P. the fellow Kaiserschmarrn Lovin’ RPG Fan (also we checked Black Panther)

Don't believe the mainstream media, the internet can be a great place. Not only you find excellent podcast shows (wink, wink, follow me, follow me?) but you can also engage with friendly tabletop RPG fans from across the world. For this episode, meet Kat P. who came all the way from Austria (the country of … Continue reading Episode 27 – Kat P. the fellow Kaiserschmarrn Lovin’ RPG Fan (also we checked Black Panther)

Episode 26 (Part 2) – Dragonmeet 2017, Return to the #PodcastZone

Here's the second part of our episode dedicated to Dragonmeet 2017 with yet more random encounters with tabletop RPG fans: After James Wallis in our Part 1, Federica is also back from episodes 7 and 24 to tell us about the opening of a new Role Play Haven branch in Archway (North London); After Kenneth … Continue reading Episode 26 (Part 2) – Dragonmeet 2017, Return to the #PodcastZone

Episode 26 (Part 1) – Dragonmeet 2017, Return to the #PodcastZone

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 Episode 26 (Part 1) – Dragonmeet 2017, Return to the #PodcastZone

Episode 24 (Part 2) – Armagnac, Strudel, Munchausen, James Wallis & a Few Other Friends

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 Episode 24 (Part 2) – Armagnac, Strudel, Munchausen, James Wallis & a Few Other Friends

Episode 24 (Part 1) – Armagnac, Strudel, Munchausen, James Wallis & a Few Other Friends

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 Episode 24 (Part 1) – Armagnac, Strudel, Munchausen, James Wallis & a Few Other Friends

Episode 20 (Part 1) – Nephilim with Mira, Willem & Rob

Nephilim, is one of my all time favourite game. I hope this episode will make you want to have a go yourself at playing those immortal beings condemned, since the fall of Atlantis, into possessing live human beings through the ages, to be trapped in random archaeological trinkets or to dissolve in the magical fields. Thanks … Continue reading Episode 20 (Part 1) – Nephilim with Mira, Willem & Rob

Episode 19 (Part 2) – Waiting for Bec Hill’s Landlord & Going Rogue (One) in London

  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 Episode 19 (Part 2) – Waiting for Bec Hill’s Landlord & Going Rogue (One) in London

Episode 18 (Part 3) – Dragonmeet, Right Into The Podcast Zone

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 Episode 18 (Part 3) – Dragonmeet, Right Into The Podcast Zone

Episode 18 (Part 2) – Dragonmeet, Right Into The Podcast Zone

  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 Episode 18 (Part 2) – Dragonmeet, Right Into The Podcast Zone

Episode 18 (Part 1) – Dragonmeet, Right Into The Podcast Zone

SURPRISE! The Rolistes Podcast is already back. Long story short, I recorded an awesome amount of interviews at Dragonmeet last December. In addition, I didn't manage my time too badly on the editing of Episode 16 and this first part of Episode 17. So here it is already. As an appetiser to what will follow … Continue reading Episode 18 (Part 1) – Dragonmeet, Right Into The Podcast Zone

Episode 17 – 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 Episode 17 – Xany, the Brexited Scientist Who’ll Be Back With An Army of Robots

Episode 16 – 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 Episode 16 – Boldly Going Star Trek with Chris, John & Dave

Episode 15 – 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 Episode 15 – Across The Pond, A Detroiter In London & A Londoner In DC (With Aimee Carter And Labyrinth Games & Puzzles)

Episode 14 – 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 Episode 14 – Parental Advisory Required In Nomine Satanis Magna Veritas (with July)

Episode 13 – The One About Me, Me, Me, Meee… (With Awesome Feats)

  So it's been a year... I guess it was time to admit The Rolistes Podcast is mostly an ego trip (you probably had figured it out by now) and to finally stop interrupting my guests when they speak... ...by being the guest myself. To be the host of that special episode, I recruited the … Continue reading Episode 13 – The One About Me, Me, Me, Meee… (With Awesome Feats)

Episode 12 – An Evening With Monte Cook & Other RPG Memories

  It's been almost a year since I started The Rolistes Podcast (more about that in Ep 13) and what a wonderful surprise to receive, at such time, an email from Monte Cook Games suggesting an episode with their podcast savvy co-founder. Unlike what I usually do, I didn't ask Monte Cook many questions about … Continue reading Episode 12 – An Evening With Monte Cook & Other RPG Memories

Episode 11 – 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 Episode 11 – Supaéro Roleplaying Aircraft Engineers (also we checked-out Warcraft)

Episode 8 – 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 Episode 8 – Dungeons & Dragons Explained And Other Random Encounters

Episode 4 – Meet the Role Play Haven, Loncon & Dragonmeet

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 and ongoing activities of, … Continue reading Episode 4 – Meet the Role Play Haven, Loncon & Dragonmeet

Episode 3 – 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.

Episode 2 – Mess’ Up, Arrow, Luchadores & Asian Restaurants

With episode 2, The Rolistes Podcast is messier than ever and heavy on the French accent. Apologies,we are still getting our act sorted. Together with Xany and Haqadosch we find out that recording a podcast while attempting to play board games is a bad idea. In addition to the next segment of our interview with … Continue reading Episode 2 – Mess’ Up, Arrow, Luchadores & Asian Restaurants

Episode 1 – Pimm’s Particles & Guilde des Rolistes Francophones de Londres

*Now in an improved "remixed" version - July 2018* Here it is. Messy, not prefect but aiming in the direction I want to head to. Please be kind and, most of all, give it a shot for a couple episodes before settling your opinion. In the meantime, I would be very thankful to receive your … Continue reading Episode 1 – Pimm’s Particles & Guilde des Rolistes Francophones de Londres