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Cannibal Halfling Radio Episode 21 – Now Playing: DIE Pt 2

Last time, we learned about the lives of Jay, Fitz, Evelyn, and Max – who they were in high school, the gaming group they formed together, how their lives didn’t exactly go according to plan since. As the gamemaster kicks things off the players find themselves wondering: what the hell is going on here? Find out as the Cannibal Halflings pick up their dice in Now Playing: DIE the RPG Part 2.

Starring:

Editor Aaron as Jay/the GM

Aki as Fitz

Geni as Evelyn

Seamus as Max

Based on the comic DIE, the first issue of which can be read for free here, DIE: The Roleplaying Game can be purchased in PDF form on DriveThruRPG and from Rowan, Rook, and Decard. Physical copies can be pre-ordered through BackerKit.

You can follow us on Twitter  @HungryHalfling for article and show updates! You can also drop by the Tavern of our Discord to chat with us, or reach out to us via email at cannibalhalflinggaming@gmail.com.

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You can follow us on Twitter  @HungryHalfling for article and show updates! You can also drop by the Tavern of our Discord to chat with us, or reach out to us via email at cannibalhalflinggaming@gmail.com.

If you like what we’re doing with CHR, give us a hand and leave us a rating and review on Apple PodcastsStitcher, and Spotify! You can also support us on Patreon.

Music is Feral Angel Waltz (feat. Alexander Nakarada) by Kevin MacLeod – License

Cannibal Halfling Radio Episode 20 – Now Playing: DIE Pt 1

Jay, Fitz, Max, and Evelyn gather together for their high school reunion, and to revisit the tabletop roleplaying game that they played together so many years ago. There’s going to be quite a bit more emotional bleed than they expected… but first, who are they? What are their discarded dreams and deep-seated problems? Why should they have never come back together… and why do they absolutely have to? Find out as the Cannibal Halflings don their Personas in Now Playing: DIE the RPG Part 1.

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Cannibal Halfling Radio Episode 19: In-game Incentives

How do you encourage players to engage with the game? How do you bribe, er, guide them into certain habits? How can the players do the same for the GM? Where do designers fit in all of this? Aki, Aaron, and Seamus are plenty incentivized to figure it out!

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Cannibal Halfling Radio Episode 18: Master Rules

The game master rules, but what rules them? How do many games leave the one running the game out in the cold, what kind of rules do other games assign to them, and what is gained in the process? Seamus and Aaron try to figure it out!

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Cannibal Halfling Radio Episode 17: Looking For Players

Aaron, Geni, and Seamus take on the task of getting new players into the hobby – recruitment methods, mechanical choices, potential pitfalls, and what actually makes someone stick around in the first place.

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Cannibal Halfling Radio Episode 16: Going Independent

Where is the line between traditional and indie games, and what does it mean? Who is running the show in a game that has no master? How can you make your storytelling a solo affair? How can you find the indie game that’s right for you? Aaron and Seamus are Going Independent as they try to answer these questions and make leaving the traditional behind an easier and more rewarding experience.

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Cannibal Halfling Radio Episode 15: Beginning Basics

Seamus and Aaron talk about getting your tabletop roleplaying game started – how to gather up a group of eager players, how to set things up,  and how to kick them off, followed by a trip to the local starting tavern to see what all the fuss is about.

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Cannibal Halfling Radio Episode 14: Setting A Dispute

Seamus and Aaron talk about settings for your roleplaying game: making a setting functional vs. ‘worldbuilding’, playing in settings with canon and ones written for games in the first place, and what a setting of your own creation will need – and what it can do for you.

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Cannibal Halfling Radio Episode 13 – Now Playing: Electric Bastionland Pt 2

When last we left Dabber, Alistair, Grubs, Thick McRunfast, and Little T.M., they were facing off against an automaton with orders to kill them. See how they strike at the mechanical man’s heart, check their rival’s ambitions, and how they react when the other shoe drops in the thrilling and spooky conclusion to the Cannibal Halflings’ foray into Electric Bastionland!

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Cannibal Halfling Radio Episode 12 – Now Playing: Electric Bastionland Pt 1

A thick-headed former council runner and their caterpillar, a failed puppeteer and their much-smarter puppet, and a banned necro-engineer with their shovel and ‘flavor-masking rub’ walk into a bar . . . and can only order water, because they’re that far into debt. Luckily for the Cannibal Halflings, there’s always money to be made in Electric Bastionland!

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