Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Sunday, October 5, 2008

CPS 051, Co-Authorship and Vincent Baker

For show notes, please visit the Canon Puncture website http://www.canonpuncture.com/

Direct Download of the episode can be found here:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CPS_051_Co-Authorship_and_Vincent_Baker.mp3

Thursday, September 18, 2008

CPS 50, Reflections, Changes and Luke Crane

CPS 50, Reflections on 49 Episodes, Changes and Luke Crane

Links:

Bumper from Hidden Grid, a Shadowrun podcast (http://hiddengrid.com/)

http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CPS_50_Reflections_and_Luke_Crane.mp3

Thursday, August 28, 2008

CPS 49, GenCon 2008 Goodies

Canon Puncture Show Episode 49

00:03 Intro Music
01:00 rpgpodcasts.com promo
01:06 Episode 49 Pre-ramble
02:30 Hidden Grid promo (http://www.hiddengrid.com/)
02:57 9 cool things that we saw or did at GenCon 2008 (inspired by Jason Morningstar's "One Cool Thing I saw at GenCon 2008": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=espIQxIgtkc)
05:25 Norwood's 3 Cool Things
Games on Demand room
Zebraman (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0388556/)
Kagematsu and Ashcan Front (http://kagematsu.wordpress.com/)
08:44 Our Cool Thing #0 Diana Jones Awards Winners Jason Morningstar for Grey Ranks and Wolfgang Baur for Open Design
09:38 Perrin's 3 Cool Things
Seeing Cool People
Demoing Messiah for Paul Tevis (Paul Tevis not pictured here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmperez/2785256468/)
Playtesting Mecha for two different groups
12:51 Rich's 3 Cool Things
Star Wars PTA... top game of 2008 for me
running Don't Read Your Head and having an awesome time (http://www.evilhat.com/home/?page_id=101)
meeting and interviewing Vincent Baker (http://www.lumpley.com/), thanks Clyde Rhoer!
16:50 Things we learned for next GenCon
Don't Overschedule
Show up early for the Indie RPG Awards and get a map of downtown Indy
Embassy Suites at night really is still awesome
19:58 Episode 50 of Canon Puncture Show coming soon
20:14 3.5 Sanctuary promo (http://35privatesanctuary.com/)
21:14 Gamers Equipment Guide, part 1: Offworld Designs
Pics of the Handy Haversack can be found here: (http://www.flickr.com/photos/29975109@N02/)
Buy it here: (http://www.offworlddesigns.com/c-20-tote-bags.aspx)
23:16 Gamers Equipment Guide, part 2: Q Workshop
Q-Workshop's website, go see the pretty dice: (http://q-workshop.com/)
26:17 Gamers Equipment Guide, part 3: Dwarven Sweatshoppe
A Pic of one of the dice boxes can be found here: (http://www.flickr.com/photos/29975109@N02/2804272915/)
Dwarven Sweatshoppe's website, buy some place to roll the pretty dice: (http://www.dwarvensweatshoppe.com/)
31:15 Rich's PS: Urban Myths comic book
Go here and read the awesome comic Urban Myths: (http://www.newsarama.com/php/multimedia/album.php?aid=21790)
Go here and vote for the comic to become a series! (http://www.myspace.com/pilotseason)


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http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CPS_49_GenCon_08_Goodies.mp3

Monday, August 11, 2008

CPS 47, GenCon 2008 Preview

CPS 47, GenCon 2008 Preview

Links:

http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CPS_47_GenCon_08_Preview.mp3

Sunday, August 10, 2008

CPS 46, Sojourn 66 Debrief (PTA)

CP 46, Sojourn 66 Debrief (PTA)

Links:

http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CPS_46_PTA_Sojourn_66_Debrief.mp3

PS: The intro is Rich doing his impression of the lead singer of the 80s glam rock band Cinderella.

Saturday, August 9, 2008

CPS 45, Ashcan Front '08 (Repost)

Canon Puncture Show 45

01:03 GBN promo
01:10 Rich's intro
02:00 rpgpodcasts.com
02:06 Ashcan 2007 rehash
07:48 Ashcan 2008 Changes
10:19 Misspent Youth and Beowulf
11:16 Blood Red Sands
12:53 Black Cadillacs
14:04 Bullseye
15:22 Secrets and Lies
16:37 Silence Keeps Me A Victim
18:07 Messiah
19:08 The Rustbelt
21:27 Dark Pages
23:26 Tales of the Fisherman's Wife
24:18 Kagematsu
27:48 Who should buy an Ashcan?
32:33 Rich's wrap-up

Links:
Ashcan Front (http://www.ashcanfront.net/)
Play Collective (http://playcollective.org/)
The Forge (http://www.indie-rpgs.com/forum/)
IPR - Indie Press Revolution (http://www.indiepressrevolution.com/)
Sweet Agatha (http://www.sweetagatha.com/)
Penny For Your Thoughts (http://gameslinger-enterprises.com/)

Visit our blog at canonpuncture.blogspot.com for links to these subjects.
Get the file directly at:

http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CPS_45_Ashcan_Front_08.mp3

Thursday, August 7, 2008

CPS-AP Star Wars L PTA The End

Canon Puncture Actual Play Recording
Star Wars L using Primetime Adventures rules, part 6 (The End)
NSFW

00:18 Intro of the last episode, discussion of GenCon 2008
01:20 Discussion of "Was this game parody or homage?"
02:25 Mick's scene: Kashyyyk faces down Darth Akbar (listen for Judd's quote "Don't play the scene, set the scene"... classic PTA advice)
08:15 Judd's scene: Darth Akbar is escaping! "Oh heck no!" says Han (Paul) and Chodox (Rich)12:15 Next Time Ons
15:22 Judd and Paul talk about their PTA experiences, we assign screen presence and then bask in the glow of a great game (its embarassing how much we bask, really)
23:00 Judd's "One jerk can kill this" speech about PTA (wait for the D&D reference)
24:08 Outtro

Visit our blog at canonpuncture.blogspot.com for links to these subjects. http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CPS-AP_SW_L_PTA_THE_END.mp3

Thursday, July 31, 2008

CPS-AP Star Wars L PTA Pt 5

Canon Puncture Actual Play Recording
Star Wars L using Primetime Adventures rules, part 5 (NSFW)

00:18 Intro, rpgpodcasters.com promo and explanation of the game
01:58 Mick muses on what Kashyyyk could have done with a bunch of wookies
02:24 Rich's scene (after a couple tries): Party arrives in Bespin system and see a second moon; Han (Paul) avoids it while Chodox (Rich) attacks it
08:02 Paul's scene: The Falcon lands: the wookie commandos, Kashyyyk (Mick), and Obi Wan (Daniel) storm the castle... uhh, enter Cloud City
14:34 Daniel's scene: Obi Wan faces off with Darth Akbar... this scene took an unexpected turn and really cooked!
23:17 Promo for Wandering Geek podcast, vote for the ENnies!!!
24:32 Outtro


Characters:
  • Han Calrissian, Heir to Clan Calrissian

"He's the person you'd least suspect to be a traitor to the Skywalker dynasty.""I wear a vest."
Issue: "Am I really willing to risk all of this to do what I think is right?"
Edges: "Imperial Noble""People Owe Me"
Connections: Matron Calrissian (mother)Personal Set: His private retreat on Bespin

  • Kashyyyk, Wookie Messiah
Issue: "The wookie enslavement and banishment must stop. I've got to free my people"
Edges: "Let the wookie win""Wookie Messiah"
Connections: Bodyguard for Han Calrissian
Personal Set: Hidden asteroid in the Kashyyk asteroid belt


  • Obi-Wan Skywalker, Recalcitrant Jedi
Issue: The enemy is my family and I must bring them down.
Edges: "Light Side, Dark Side, it doesn't matter anymore.""I refuse to die until the Skywalker tyranny is over."
Connections: The Jedi Council within the Jedi HolocronPersonal Set: The Last Jedi Holocron


  • Chodox Fett, greatest starfighter in the galaxy
Issue: "Am I more machine than man? How much of this is still me?"
Edges: "Tech Speak" - can jack directly into computers and speaks droid"He is known as the best fighter pilot in the galaxy"Connections: Mentor Darth Akbar, Sith AdvisorPersonal Set: Hangar where Xhodox is rebuilding a Y-Wing by hand

Cast:

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http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CPS-AP_SW_L_PTA_Pt_5.mp3

Sunday, July 20, 2008

CP 39, DJ, Embassy and Lenny Pt. 2

CP 39, DJ, Embassy and Lenny Pt. 2

(01:01) Goblin Broadcasting Network identification
(01:07) Episode 39 Preambling
(03:30) rpgpodcasts.com promo
(03:37) Diana Jones Awards 2008 nominees
(09:15) Wandering Geek podcast ENnie promo
(10:32) Embassy Nights
(20:01) Peter Adkison invites you to GenCon 2008
(20:10) Interview with Lenny Balsera and Chris Perrin, pt. 2
(43:29) Outtro

Links:


http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CP_39_DJ_Embassy_Lenny_Pt2.mp3

Monday, July 7, 2008

CP-AP Star Wars L PTA Pt 4

Canon Puncture Actual Play Recording
Star Wars L using Primetime Adventures rules, part 4 (NSFW)

00:18 Intro, rpgpodcasters.com promo and set-up for current segment
02:05 The Story So Far
05:35 Mick's scene: Kashyyyk (Mick) and Han (Paul) look for the golden droid in the wrecked Savannah Crawler. Han makes a decision about his future (with musical accompaniment)
12:32 Judd's scene: Han, approaching an old freighter, sees a ghost and talks with her
15:40 Rich's scene (after whining about his set piece): Chodox (Rich) and Obi Wan (Daniel) speak with R2-D2 about times past; Judd narrates an AWESOME holicron monologue
23:00 Paul's scene: All four PCs "reconcile some differences" Daniel reveals an unknown fact about the pair of droids
26:17 Judd's scene: Chodox and R2-D2 chat briefly about why R2 is interested in the rebellion
27:45 Daniel's scene: Obi Wan introduces some unexpected allies to Kashyyyk and Han
30:56 Mick's scene: Plot scene of PCs flying off to Bespin
33:42 Judd's scene: Darth Akbar speaks with a minion who has brought him a 3PO unit
36:01 Outtro


Characters:
  • Han Calrissian, Heir to Clan Calrissian

"He's the person you'd least suspect to be a traitor to the Skywalker dynasty.""I wear a vest."

Issue: "Am I really willing to risk all of this to do what I think is right?"

Edges: "Imperial Noble""People Owe Me"

Connections: Matron Calrissian (mother)Personal Set: His private retreat on Bespin

  • Kashyyyk, Wookie Messiah

Issue: "The wookie enslavement and banishment must stop. I've got to free my people"

Edges: "Let the wookie win""Wookie Messiah"

Connections: Bodyguard for Han Calrissian

Personal Set: Hidden asteroid in the Kashyyk asteroid belt

  • Obi-Wan Skywalker, Recalcitrant Jedi

Issue: The enemy is my family and I must bring them down.

Edges: "Light Side, Dark Side, it doesn't matter anymore.""I refuse to die until the Skywalker tyranny is over."

Connections: The Jedi Council within the Jedi HolocronPersonal Set: The Last Jedi Holocron

  • Chodox Fett, greatest starfighter in the galaxy

Issue: "Am I more machine than man? How much of this is still me?"

Edges: "Tech Speak" - can jack directly into computers and speaks droid"He is known as the best fighter pilot in the galaxy"Connections: Mentor Darth Akbar, Sith AdvisorPersonal Set: Hangar where Xhodox is rebuilding a Y-Wing by hand

Cast:

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http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CP-AP_SW_L_PTA_Pt_4.mp3

Sunday, June 29, 2008

CP 37, PTA and Lenny

CP 37, PTA and Lenny

(01:01) Goblin Broadcasting Network identification
(01:08) Episode 37 Preambling
(04:23) rpgpodcasts.com promo
(04:29) Round Robin Scene Framing with Perrin and Rich
(15:58) Stabbing Contest promo
(16:08) Sojourn 66 Previously On (covering play session two)
(19:54) Geeklabel Radio promo (its goofy, but they're cool people)
(21:04) Interview with Lenny Balsera and Chris Perrin
(38:10) Outtro

Links:

http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CP_37_PTA_and_Lenny.mp3

Sunday, June 15, 2008

CP-AP Star Wars L PTA Pt 3

CP-AP Star Wars L PTA Pt 3

Canon Puncture Actual Play Recording
Star Wars L using Primetime Adventures rules, part 3 (NSFW)

00:18 Intro, rpgpodcasters.com promo and set-up for current segment
02:27 The Story So Far
05:00 Chodox's (Rich) meeting with Darth Akbar
11:41 Chodox meets Obi Wan (Daniel)
19:15 Commercial Break (with the first Stabbing Contest promo ever!)
19:29 Han's (Paul) attempt to assassinate his mother with Kashyyyk (Mick) in the room
26:12 Obi Wan and Chodox Fett in the swoop wreckage
32:01 Outtro

Characters:
  • Han Calrissian, Heir to Clan Calrissian

"He's the person you'd least suspect to be a traitor to the Skywalker dynasty."
"I wear a vest."
Issue: "Am I really willing to risk all of this to do what I think is right?"Edges: "Imperial Noble"
"People Owe Me"Connections: Matron Calrissian (mother)Personal Set: His private retreat on Bespin
  • Kashyyyk, Wookie Messiah
Issue: "The wookie enslavement and banishment must stop. I've got to free my people"
Edges: "Let the wookie win"
"Wookie Messiah"
Connections: Bodyguard for Han Calrissian
Personal Set: Hidden asteroid in the Kashyyk asteroid belt
  • Obi-Wan Skywalker, Recalcitrant Jedi
Issue: The enemy is my family and I must bring them down.
Edges: "Light Side, Dark Side, it doesn't matter anymore."
"I refuse to die until the Skywalker tyranny is over."
Connections: The Jedi Council within the Jedi Holocron
Personal Set: The Last Jedi Holocron

  • Chodox Fett, greatest starfighter in the galaxy
Issue: Am I more machine than man? How much of this is still me?
Edges: "Tech Speak" - can jack directly into computers and speaks droid
"He is known as the best fighter pilot in the galaxy"
Connections: Mentor Darth Akbar, Sith Advisor
Personal Set: Hangar where Xhodox is rebuilding a Y-Wing by hand

Cast:
Visit our blog at canonpuncture.blogspot.com for links to these subjects. http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CP-AP_SW_L_PTA_Pt_3.mp3

Sunday, May 25, 2008

CP 35, Robert Asprin RIP

Robert Asprin (June 28, 1946 - May 22, 2008)

author of the MythAdventures and Phule's Company series

editor of Thieves World


http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CP_35_Robert_Aspirin_RIP.mp3

Friday, May 23, 2008

CP 34, Malcolm Craig n More

CP 34, Malcolm Craig, Player Stances and Making Combat More Dramatic:

(01:03) Golbin Broadcasting Network identification
(01:09) Episode 34 Preambling
(02:15) rpgpodcast.com promo
(02:22) Making combat more dramatic with the Chrises and Rich
(16:15) Wolfgang Baur bump
(16:25) Player Stances with Mick Bradley, Rich and the Chrises
(31:22) Nuketown Radioactive promo
(31:33) Interview with Malcolm Craig by Chris Perrin
(45:49) VoiceMail from Ken Newquist!
(47:38) The Chrises repond to Ken
(49:22) This show brought to you in part by Ares Arms (Shadowrun)
(49:37) Outtro

Links:

http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CP_34_Malcolm_Craig_n_More.mp3

Monday, April 28, 2008

CPAP Star Wars L PTA Pt 2

Canon Puncture Actual Play Recording

Star Wars L using Primetime Adventures rules, part 2 (NSFW)

00:18 Recap of last AP episode, rpgpodcasters.com promo and set-up for current segment

03:10 Rich's scene w/ Chodox Fett with Han Calrissian (Paul) and Kashyyyk (Mick), with Obi Wan (Daniel) watching from afar

04:59 First Interruption

10:51 Paul's scene w/ Han and Kashyyk

12:50 Mick asks about asking out of character questions

13:47 Daniel's scene w/ Obi Wan & everyone, conflict over C-3PO

18:36 Mick's scene w/ Kashyyyk

22:00 Second Interruption (with Rich walking away briefly)

26:18 Outtro

Characters:

  • Han Calrissian, Heir to Clan Calrissian

"He's the person you'd least suspect to be a traitor to the Skywalker dynasty."

"I wear a vest."

Issue: "Am I really willing to risk all of this to do what I think is right?"

Edges: "Imperial Noble"

"People Owe Me"

Connections: Matron Calrissian (mother)

Personal Set: His private retreat on Bespin

  • Kashyyyk, Wookie Messiah

Issue: "The wookie enslavement and banishment must stop. I've got to free my people"

Edges: "Let the wookie win"

"Wookie Messiah"

Connections: Bodyguard for Han Calrissian

Personal Set: Hidden asteroid in the Kashyyk asteroid belt

  • Obi-Wan Skywalker, Recalcitrant Jedi

Issue: The enemy is my family and I must bring them down.

Edges: "Light Side, Dark Side, it doesn't matter anymore."

"I refuse to die until the Skywalker tyranny is over."

Connections: The Jedi Council within the Jedi Holocron

Personal Set: The Last Jedi Holocron

  • Chodox Fett, greatest starfighter in the galaxy

Issue: Am I more machine than man? How much of this is still me?

Edges: "Tech Speak" - can jack directly into computers and speaks droid

"He is known as the best fighter pilot in the galaxy"

Connections: Mentor Darth Akbar, Sith Advisor

Personal Set: Hangar where Xhodox is rebuilding a Y-Wing by hand

Cast:

Visit our blog at canonpuncture.blogspot.com for links to these subjects. http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CPAP_Star_Wars_LV_PTA_Pt_2.mp3

Monday, April 14, 2008

CP 32, Con GMing, Indie and Trad RPGs

(00:48) Tastee Ghoul (from the Underground RPG)
(00:57) Episode 32 Preambling
(02:27) Ryan Macklin of the Master Plan on Con GMing
I-Convention (http://www.iconvention.org/)
Carl Rigney (a guy I want to play with someday)
Endgame Oakland (http://www.endgameoakland.com/)
(22:14) Dark Whispers, official podcast of Sinister Adventures and sponsor of this episode of Canon Puncture. Check them out! (http://www.sinisteradventures.com/index.php/dark-whispers)
(23:07) Chris Perrin and Chris Norwood on stories in trad RPGs
TSR
(37:54) Rpgpodcasts.com promo by Fred Hicks
(38:02) Rich Rogers on Journey to Indie Games, Part 1: Conflict vs. Task Resolution

Games Mentioned (in no particular order)

Intro music is Fat Girls Fighting by 3rd Day Syndrome


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http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CP_32_Con_GMing_Indie_n_Trad.mp3

Friday, March 21, 2008

CPAP Star Wars LV PTA Pt 1

Canon Puncture Actual Play Recording
Star Wars LV using Primetime Adventures rules, part 1

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http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CPAP_Star_Wars_LV_PTA_Pt_1.mp3

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

CP 30, Gary Gygax RIP

E. Gary Gygax (July 27, 1938 – March 4, 2008)

You helped make our imaginations soar. The world isn't the same without you in it.

http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CP30_Gary_Gygax_RIP.mp3

Monday, January 21, 2008

CP 28, Wolfgang Baur

Conversators:

  • Wolfgang Baur (creator of Open Design and Kobold Quarterly)
  • Rich Rogers
  • Chris Perrin

Items of Discussion:

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http://media.libsyn.com/media/canonpuncture/CP28_Wolfgang_Baur.mp3