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Up Your RPG - Helping you up your roleplaying game
Up Your RPG - Helping you up your roleplaying game
Up Your RPG

Each week we discuss a different topic that relates directly to tabletop role-playing gaming. You’ll hear unbiased, and sometimes biased, discourse among... more

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S2E14: Choosing the Best TTRPG for You

Whether you’re just starting out with roleplaying, or looking to make a switch, picking the right TTRPG for you can... more

18 Jan 2023 · 29 minutes
S2E13: Bringing the Unexpected

Problem solving is at the heart of any great tabletop roleplaying game, both for GMs and players. Coming up with... more

11 Jan 2023 · 25 minutes
S2E12: Going from Silliness to Serious

We really appreciate ridiculous humor in our TTRPG session. We also value the serious, and sometimes emotional, moments that come... more

04 Jan 2023 · 29 minutes
S2E11: Painting Yourself Into a Corner

Sometimes we paint ourselves into corners. The randomness of dice rolls can permanently alter plot lines. Player decision can unintentionally... more

28 Dec 2022 · 29 minutes
S2E10: Understanding Our Biases and Tendencies

We all have our own personality traits, quirks, and even biases. Whether we're aware of them or not, our past... more

21 Dec 2022 · 24 minutes
S2E9: They Broke My Game, Creative Solutions to Common Problems

Did your players one-shot your carefully constructed big bad? Did they find a creative, but maddeningly simple solution to an... more

14 Dec 2022 · 25 minutes
S2E8: When Pieces of the Story Get Lost

Unless you're playing a module with a fairly straight-lined path, some narrative threads are likely to get dropped in any... more

07 Dec 2022 · 24 minutes
S2E7: Reducing GM Anxiety

Many GMs feel they need to lead the table, manage the narrative, that the enjoyment of the players is on... more

30 Nov 2022 · 26 minutes
S2E6: What does a collaborative world look like?

Moving from a traditional RPG table to a truly collaborative role playing experience is a journey. How do you know... more

23 Nov 2022 · 30 minutes
S2E5: Prep, No-prep, and over Prep

The biggest time-vacuum for any GM is pre-game preparation. Getting ready for a session can take hours, but how much... more

16 Nov 2022 · 25 minutes
Up Your RPG - Helping you up your roleplaying game
S2E14: Choosing the Best TTRPG for You
Up Your RPG - Helping you up your roleplaying game