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Wherein my brother says I'm getting soft for not killing off the whole party the other day.

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Joe and Bro Show Firepit chat!

April 21st, 2019

44:43

Topic of the night: concerting older first and second edition modules to 5e, plus our normal BS session. Enjoy!

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Let Your Freak Flag Fly! Plus Like a ZILLION Voicemails

April 20th, 2019

52:00

On 4-20, the official Weed Holiday, I talk about why I talk about weed, and about being yourself and letting your freak flag fly.  Plus, about 20 …

A Podcast straight from the Bowels of Hell—-the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles

April 13th, 2019

11:54

Game updates, triple mega campaign convergence, Running one shots, my new pc for Tim Shorts’ game, messages I left for for Spikepit, and a bit about James Smith. Here’s the message I just sent my players. “So as most of …

Joe and Bro Show. Literally a Fireside Chat

April 7th, 2019

25:54

Me and my brother, sitting in front of a fire, just chillin. Talking dnd, drinking some drink, smoking some smoke

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A Podcast Listing All The OSR Anchorite Podcasts I Know Of: Tell Me What I'm Missing!

April 6th, 2019

9:03

I run down a list of the ones I know.  Tell me ones that are not on my list and I'll share those with everyone in a few days.  It's hard to get a comprehensive list, and I hear of new ones only when someone leaves a …

Tim Shorts Killed My Guy. Bastard.

April 4th, 2019

13:06

That Sumbitch.

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Is the DM there to Entertain? Fuck no. Entertain me, bitches!

March 23rd, 2019

13:01

My commentary on a topic that's floating around, plus some stories about setting expectations and how when you don't its bad for everyone involved.

Gaming Updates and Voicemails!

March 22nd, 2019

17:15

I respond to some voicemails from Colin and Vance, talk about the game I'm playing in that Tim Shorts of Gothridge Manor is running, as well as a …

My First Unboxing! Also, a VM From Matt Jackson: Halfling Sex---Does Size Matter?

March 21st, 2019

16:19

My First Unboxing!  Christian Walker sent me a one page Zine, and Tim Shorts sent me some back issues of his Zine, The Manor, plus some other cool …

Sidebar Interview With Che Webster of Roleplay Rescue! You Name It, We Talk About It.

March 10th, 2019

1:52:52

Che and I had a very far ranging discussion. Close to two hours! We started talking about the basics of the British educational system, then got into: coddling kids these days as opposed to growing up Gen X; UK …

Blood Island Player's Manual is UP!

March 9th, 2019

12:26

 Hi Everyone! I just uploaded a Players Guide to Blood Island in the  files section of Blood Island on MeWe.  Take a look, let me know what  you think.  I'm aiming for "Game 0" to be either next weekend or the  weekend …

Joe And Bro Show! Roll20, Gygaxian Whatthefuckisms, Electronics and DnD, Dragon 5 with Witches, Balrogs, and playing DnD With Tolkien as your DM

March 5th, 2019

43:55

We started out talking about R0ll20 which lead us to electronic stuff at the DnD Table.  We each had a pretty good whatthefuckism, and when we get …

Call-ins! and a Karl Lagerfeld Inspired mini-rant on Political Correctness, Smoking Bans, and Cell Phones are all Killing the Art of Conversation

February 27th, 2019

28:37

Anchorites responding to my questions about Virtual Tabletops and dice and token usage, as well as responses to my recent interview with Colin. …

Joe and Bro Sunday Show

February 25th, 2019

43:16

We talk about the trajectory of growth as a DM (or at least our growth trajectory), Dragon Magazine #4, Gygaxian Whatthefuckisms, and my brother goes over how I killed his characters over the years.  I dispute all that, …

Sidebar Interview #2 with Colin "Spikepit" Green

February 24th, 2019

1:28:35

I had a great time talking with Colin about so many things!  From his own personal story, we jumped into topics like Art, History, Shamanism, …

Your Preferences for Online Games: Tokens or No? Die Roller Programs or Dice? Also, Memory Lane in my DTRPG Library

February 23rd, 2019

16:20

I talk about my past gaming history using apps like Roll 20, and my preferences related to tokens and dice rollers.  Looking for your feedback here …

Voicemails! Tim and Ivy Shorts, Colin "Spikepit" Green and Darren "RFED" Green, Fran "T" and Che Webster

February 22nd, 2019

20:42

This back and forth with voicemails are the best part of Anchor, and what makes it a real community I think.    Enjoy!

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Joe and bro on the Not So Wondrous Imaginings Podcast! Alignment, Gygaxian WhattheFuckisms, and a Review of Dragon Mag 3

February 18th, 2019

47:20

We get into all things alignment, and loop in Harry Dresden, Tolkien, Gord the Rogue by Gygax, and of course Pulp Fiction.  Plus, Gygaxian …

My First Interview! Tim and Ivy Shorts Join Me For a Wide-Ranging Discussion!

February 16th, 2019

1:12:09

Tim and Ivy agreed to be the first victims/guinea pigs for my inaugural interview.  We had a great time talking about how they met, what it's like being married to a fellow creative person, life goals, and which of them …

A Retro-Review/Tribute to Christian Walker's Loviatar Zine, Wherein I Nominate Him For Patron Saint of All OSR Zines

February 12th, 2019

37:29

This was the Zine that I believe started off the big Zine craze in 2011, 2012, 2013.  Since there seems to be a resurgence of interest in Zines now, due mostly to that big Kickstarter thing, I thing it's important to …

Episode 20 Baby! Minor Milestone :) Joethelawyer and his brother Mike talk Gygaxian Whatthefuckisms, Snowflakes, and Dragon Magazine 2!

February 11th, 2019

47:13

The Joe and Bro Show!  We each have a whatthefuckism, we hit Dungeon 2, and then Dragon 2, talk lots of stuff in there, hit on generational playstyle differences based on a game I am running, one shot kills, Copyright …

City Adventures: Freedoms and Limitations; Hexcrawl Update; Podcast Update

February 8th, 2019

17:37

A bit about what happened the other night with my players in a city game, and thoughts on some of the unique challenges inherent in city games, as opposed to what many players are used to.  Plus updates on both my …

Another great podcast with my brother.

February 4th, 2019

57:48

We discuss Magic-Users/Wizards both old school and new, Cantrips, a new game he is playing called Anthem and how it reminds him of DnD, Dragon …

A conversation with my brother about the old days, current days, and Temple of Elemental Evil.

January 21st, 2019

40:46

Plus Voicemails!  it was cool to do this joint podcast with my brother.  Maybe we can make it a weekly thing!  We went over some current stuff, some …

Blood Island is Back! Plus an update on my AD&D game from last night, and a cool life story. Enjoy

January 11th, 2019

18:18

Good times guys.  I decided to run an AS&SH game in the West Marches style for my old Blood Island game.  Plus an update on how my AD&D game …

I'm Back!

January 9th, 2019

22:33

Game updates, Life Updates, New AD&D game, New Thief Game in Waterdeep, Gaming Disappointments, and the Goddamned Deck of Many Things 

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Voicemails and Friday's Gygaxian What-The-Fuckisms.

December 15th, 2018

12:43

Plus, MOAR TIM SHORTS UNBOXINGS!

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Thursday's Gygaxian What-The-Fuckisms

December 14th, 2018

9:30

Latest episode of Joethelawyer's Not-So-Wondrous Imaginings

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Tuesday's Gygaxian What-The-Fuckisms

December 12th, 2018

9:17

Voicemails and more what-the-fuckisms. Plus the Zombie Apocalypse and why I'll be riding it out in style.

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Gary Said What? AD&D DMG What-The Fuckisms. Plus a whole lotta other stuff.

December 9th, 2018

19:52

A challenge to all OSR Anchorites! Plus voicemails and my rambling answers. Captain Morgan and Pineapple Express may have been an influential guest host tonight.

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The No So Wondrous Tavern Chat! Recorded Live from a Bar in NYC.

December 3rd, 2018

52:53

I had a great time in NYC with Erik, his lovely wife Rachel, and Judd Karlman. Plus some voicemails!

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Setting Expectations Regarding Settings and Playstyle, and a Bit About Multiclassing

November 28th, 2018

28:22

Lots of voicemails, followed by me talking about setting expectations ahead of time when it comes to your setting. Lastly, a bit about why I don't …

A little bit about everything. A smorgasbord of fun!

November 18th, 2018

24:18

Voicemails!
A bit on the latest controversy
What is the OSR?
What we play v. what we want to play
What we buy v. what we use or find useful

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Adventurers in AD&D vs. Heroes in 2nd Edition. Plus the Code of Ethics!

November 14th, 2018

21:35

A brief follow up on the thief stuff from yesterday, a voicemail from Tim Shorts of Gothridge Manor, and then a discussion of the main stylistic …

D&D: a Game of Power and How They Broke Thieves in Newer Editions

November 13th, 2018

9:27

Some thoughts that came to me while reading Astonishing Swordsmen and Sorcerers of Hyporborea, especially regarding thieves and power. Rough stream of consciousness stuff.

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Episode 3: How to make 5e more Old School in feel. Plus--My Podcast is now available everywhere!

November 12th, 2018

18:34

Some different ways to make 5e run more like an old school game---not that my players let me do all of them. :) Plus: links on my blog to everywhere …

Episode 2: City Adventures!

November 6th, 2018

19:15

I talk about some recent city adventures I ran to help my brother get a character up in level and ready to play with the main gaming group. Things I …

Joethelawyer's Not-So-Wondrous Imaginings Episode 1

November 4th, 2018

11:50

My first bite at the Podcast apple. Who I am, where I've been, what I've been doing, and where I'm headed. Thanks for listening!

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