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”

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)

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 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 (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)

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

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

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

Episode 20 (Part 2) – Nephilim with Mira, Willem & Rob

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

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)

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)

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

Follow-up to Episode 3: Aquelarre, confessions of a roleplayer

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

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.