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
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)
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
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)
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
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)
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
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
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
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 Episode 20 (Part 2) – 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 Nephilim with Mira, Willem & Rob (Part One)
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 Dragonmeet, Right Into The Podcast Zone (Part One)
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)
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)
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 The One About Me, Me, Me, Meee… (With Awesome Feats)
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 his … Continue reading An Evening With Monte Cook & Other RPG Memories
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)
Meet Chris Birch, the fellow gamer behind the success of British publisher Modiphius, and in recent years Dragonmeet. Also, for completely unrelated reasons whatsoever, we go through London for Persephelia's birthday and head again for Westfield Stratford with Nala to see Captain America: Civil War.
Food! Isn’t that the greatest thing in life? Don’t you think the pleasure of gathering around a table to share breakfast, second breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner has a lot in common with the pleasure of gathering around a table for a good session of tabletop RPG? Actually, I am just looking for a justification … Continue reading Foodie, Geeky, Fantasy & RPG Stew
As we are getting closer to the first goal ($10) of the Patreon for The Rolistes Podcast, I thought I should share with you the complete list of goals.
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
Following the success of our first edition, The Rolistes Podcast, along the Role Play Haven, La Guilde Des Rolistes Francophones de Londres and the Phoenix Games Club are very happy to invite EVERYBODY to join them for the SECOND "Le Drinks & Dices" event on Monday Maech 28th in Central London (Tattershall Castle Pub). The event … Continue reading Le Drinks & Dices Strikes Back!
Following reports of the recent translation of potentially dangerous texts, an investigation was initiated leading to the discovery of an audio surveillance tape found in the basement of an abandoned tapas bar in the Sagrada Familia neighbourhood. Following your request, please find below the transcript of this mysterious recording. Hopefully, it will prove helpful in … Continue reading Follow-up to Episode 3: Aquelarre, confessions of a roleplayer
Have you been to Dragonmeet yet? If you did, you already know how much fun it is to attend this event. If you didn't, do not worry. You don't have to wait for next year's edition to enjoy a slice of London's largest tabletop gaming convention. We head to a very northern and windy destination, on a … Continue reading A Dragonmeet of Ice & Fire
Star Wars The Force Awakens is finally upon us ! While (not really at the same time) we're heading with Persephelia for the BFI Imax, Garry and James, from Role Play Haven, join me to celebrate this long awaited event with a not so little discussion about our Star Wars memories, tabletop RPG related or … Continue reading A Most Spoilery Star Wars Episode
For the release of S.P.E.C.T.R.E., we seize the opportunity with episode 5 to celebrate the most famous of all Britons: James Bond. We head with the team, Haqadosh, Xany, Toto Chan and Persephelia to the Marble Odeon to find out how Bond's lastest aventure fares. Also, Garry and James from Role Play Haven are back to discuss … Continue reading Special James Bond
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
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.
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 Mess’ Up, Arrow, Luchadores & Asian Restaurants
*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 Pimm’s Particles & Guilde des Rolistes Francophones de Londres