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The Redcaps Podcast

63 EpisodesProduced by RCPCWebsite

A podcast about old school roleplaying games. Typically short commentary on OSR and D&D style games.

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Episode 62 - Charm Person

November 12th, 2021

16:55

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, todays episode is all about the charm person spell.


Leave me a voicemail:   https://anchor.fm/theredcaps

Intro music:

Eyes Gone Wrong by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under …

Episode 61 - Character Retirement

November 7th, 2021

8:30

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, todays episode is all about character retirement.

World Of Eradu:  

Episode 60 - Basic Fighter

November 3rd, 2021

8:02

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, todays episode is all taking our Fighter from the last episode and how he would be different in Basic D&D

Todays …

Episode 59.5 - Response to OD&D Fighter

November 2nd, 2021

7:11

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, special voicemail response episode

Leave me a voicemail:   https://anchor.fm/theredcaps

Intro music:

Eyes Gone Wrong by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By …

Episode 59 - OD&D Fighter and Voicemails

November 1st, 2021

15:54

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, todays episode is all creating a fighter in OD&D


Leave me a voicemail:   https://anchor.fm/theredcaps

Intro music:

Eyes Gone Wrong by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under …

Episode 58 - Helmets

October 28th, 2021

6:34

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, todays episode is all about Helmets and armour

Todays episode sponsored by Tale of the Manticore!   https://taleofthemanticore.blogspot.com/


Leave me a voicemail:   

Episode 57 - More on Backstories with Joe

October 15th, 2021

37:22

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, todays episode Joe joins me and we argue about backstories!


Subscribe to Hindsightless:   https://anchor.fm/joe-richter9

Leave me a voicemail:   https://anchor.fm/theredcaps



Intro …

Episode 56 - Analog vs Digital tools with the other Jason

October 14th, 2021

57:02

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, todays episode Jason joins me and we talk analog vs digital tools in D&D.


Subscribe to The Nerds RPG Variety …

Episode 55 - Fudging is in the rules?

October 7th, 2021

12:16

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast ,Todays episode we talk again about fudging and the definition of a GM.

Leave me a voicemail:   https://anchor.fm/theredcaps

Intro music:

Eyes Gone Wrong by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Episode 54 - Voicemail Catchup!

October 4th, 2021

28:55

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast ,Todays episode we play a BUNCH of voicemails!

Leave me a voicemail:   https://anchor.fm/theredcaps

Featuring Calls …

Episode 53 - Character Bucket List

September 28th, 2021

6:30

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast ,Todays episode we talk about your characters bucket list


Leave me a voicemail:   https://anchor.fm/theredcaps


Intro music:

Eyes Gone Wrong by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed …

Episode 52 - Rimworld D&D

September 25th, 2021

17:23

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast ,Todays episode we talk about how I feel the PC game Rimworld shares a lot design elements with D&D.

  • Clerics …

Episode 51 - RPGaDay 2021 The Conclusion

August 31st, 2021

18:11

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast , Todays episode we do the week 2 and week 3 of RPG-a-Day prompts

RPG A Day: https://www.autocratik.com/2021/06/announcing-rpgaday2021-in-august.html Audio Dungeon Discord:

Episode 50 - RPGaDay2021 - Week2

August 15th, 2021

20:48

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast , Todays episode we do the second week of RPG-a-Day prompts


Voicemails from:

Jason (Nerds RPG Variety Cast):   https://anchor.fm/jason376
Taylor (Clerics wear Ringmail):  

Episode 49 - RPGaDay2021 - Week1

August 8th, 2021

12:04

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast , Todays episode we do the first week of RPG-a-Day prompts

RPG A Day: https://www.autocratik.com/2021/06/announcing-rpgaday2021-in-august.html
Audio Dungeon Discord:

Episode 48 - Hidden Rolls

August 2nd, 2021

10:53

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast ,Todays episode we talk about how to do hidden rolls without the temptation to fudge the dice rolls

Bexim's Bazaar:

Episode 46 - A tooth in the Garden

July 16th, 2021

10:03

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast ,Todays episode we do a catchup with Riben in the Garden of Ynn.

Get the adventure: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/237544/The-Gardens-Of-Ynn
See Questing Beast Review:

Episode 45 - Saves vs Difficulty Class

July 7th, 2021

8:50

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast ,Todays episode we talk about Saves vs DC and we'll catch up with our friend Riben in the Garden of Ynn.

Get the adventure: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/237544/The-Gardens-Of-Ynn

Episode 44 - Inventory & Supply

July 1st, 2021

10:09

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, In this episode we talk about how I handle inventory management and shopping for mundane objects, we also checkback in on Riben in the Gardens of Ynn.

Get the adventure:

Episode 43 - The Gardens of Ynn Solo Setup

June 22nd, 2021

16:07

Episode 43 - The Gardens of Ynn Solo Setup

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, In this episode we talk about the Gardens of Ynn and my solo adventures in …

Episode 42 - Knock! 2 Interview (Eric Nieudan)

June 18th, 2021

39:31

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, to Eric Niewdan about his amazing zine Knock! Currently kickstarting issue #2

Back the Kickstarter Here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/896102915/knock-issue-two?ref=user_menu

Episode 41 - GM and Player Responsibilities

June 13th, 2021

12:54

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about what responsibilities the DM and the Players have at the table.

Worlds without Number:

Episode 40 - John Wick and the Shady Dragon Inn

June 7th, 2021

6:11

Episode 40 - John Wick and the Shady Dragon Inn

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about how my brain lately keeps connecting John Wick and the Shady Dragon Inn

DTRPG Link:

Episode 39 - TSR Guidelines on Adventure Writing

May 27th, 2021

50:53

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we have a chat with John from the Red Dice Diaries about writing adventures the TSR way.

Links from the episode:

John:   https://reddicediaries.com/  and  @RedDiceDiaries 

Episode 38 - Do not let us die alone..

May 10th, 2021

7:42

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about a downtime mini game you can use in your campaign..

Links from the episode:

Cecil Howe: …

Episode 37 - Dora the Explorer

May 6th, 2021

7:59

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about how Dora the Explorer can help you be a better DM.

Links from the episode:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Dora_the_Explorer_episodes

Find us on …

Episode 36 - The problem with OSR

May 4th, 2021

8:25


Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about solving the problem of too much OSR content.

Links from the episode:

Episode 35 - Using MTG Cards in D&D

April 30th, 2021

9:41

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about getting inspiration from Magic the Gathering for your D&D game.

Questing Beast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V236bemO4jc
Digitally Search MTG:

Episode 34 - Radio Grognard & Finte Monsters

April 28th, 2021

5:04

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we celebrate a podcasting milestone and talk about finite monsters.

Radio Grognard: anchor.fm/radio-grognard

Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW or online at

Episode 33 - The Mage and The Thief

April 14th, 2021

8:29

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about a mage and a thief

Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW or online at

Episode 32 - Vehicles and Animals

April 8th, 2021

10:23

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk Vehicles and Animals


Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW or online at www.theredcaps.net


Intro music:

Eyes Gone Wrong Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Episode 31 - Retainers, Specialists, and Mercs

April 1st, 2021

8:36

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about hiring some NPCs


Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW or online at

Episode 30 - Ability Scores and Saving Throws

March 27th, 2021

10:35

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about ability scores and saving throws.


Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW or online at www.theredcaps.net


Intro music:

Eyes Gone Wrong Kevin …

Episode 29 - Experience Points

January 6th, 2021

14:20

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk Experience Points and what to award them for.

First Episode in 2021!

Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW or online at www.theredcaps.net


Intro music:

Episode 28 - NPCs

December 10th, 2020

7:40

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk NPCs in your D&D world.  Apologies for the sub par audio - I am away from home without my …

Episode 27 - Episodic Gaming and 2020/2021 stuff.

December 2nd, 2020

15:48

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about episodic D&D and 2020/2021 plans.

  • Runehammer:   

Episode 26 - Neverland by Andrew Kolb

November 27th, 2020

9:52

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about the excellent setting book called Neverland by Andrew Kolb


* Neverland:   

Episode 25 - 3D Printing

November 25th, 2020

8:14

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about 3dprinters


Elgoo Review:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8rW2ts9lc0

Ender 3 Review:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8Z-9ncYsps

Faceoff:   

Episode 24 - Online gone wrong

November 23rd, 2020

10:55

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about an online game that had  some issues


Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW or online at www.theredcaps.net


Intro music:


Eyes Gone Wrong Kevin …

Episode 23 - Morale and Reactions

November 20th, 2020

7:54

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about morale and reaction rolls

Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW or online at

Episode 22 - Heroic Mode D&D

November 18th, 2020

6:57

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about Heroic Mode D&D

Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW or online at www.theredcaps.net

Scarlett Heroes  

Episode 21 - OSR Session 0

November 16th, 2020

10:16

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about doing a session 0 in the OSR

Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW or online at www.theredcaps.net



DM Hobbs Session 0 =

Episode 20 - HEADS UP

November 13th, 2020

10:56

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about keeping your players attention away from their character sheets

Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW or online at www.theredcaps.net

--- Send …

Episode 19 - The Redcaps

November 11th, 2020

11:54

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about Redcaps the insane fae creature we love so much.

Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW or online at www.theredcaps.net

--- Send in a voice …

Episode 18 - Magic Math Rocks

November 9th, 2020

7:58

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about magic math rocks also known as dice

DoubleSix Dice Info:   https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mattfleming/doublesix-dice-generation-two
Purchase Link:   

Episode 17 - DMs cheating in games

November 6th, 2020

7:15

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about cheating with dice or monster stats.

Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW or online at www.theredcaps.net 

--- Send in a voice message:

Episode 16 - Four against Darkness

November 4th, 2020

6:39

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk a fantastic solo rpg called Four Against  Darkness

Four Against Darkness:   

Episode 15 - The Little Barbershop of Terror

November 2nd, 2020

7:15

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about a murder mystery module created by friend of the show John Large. 

Little Barbershop:   

Episode 14 - Interview with Geek Gamers

October 30th, 2020

28:55

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk with Deborah from geek gamers about Solo RPGs.

Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW

Episode 13 - Voicemails and End of Inktober

October 28th, 2020

11:45

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode more VM's and the end of Inktober.


Red Dice Diaries - https://reddicediaries.com/

Confessions of a Wee Tim'rous Bushi   -  https://anchor.fm/menion

DND Cookbook -

Episode 12 - Interview with Paths Peculiar

October 26th, 2020

23:54

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk with Niklas from Paths Peculiar about the bag of holding and resource management.

Find us on …

Episode 11 - Character Death in OSR games

October 23rd, 2020

6:40

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about player death in my games

Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW or online at www.theredcaps.net

More discussion on this topic here:    

Episode 10 - Voicemail and Inktober Prompts [Part 3]

October 21st, 2020

8:19

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode get a VM and do week three of Inktober.

Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW or online at www.theredcaps.net

--- Send in a voice message:

Episode 09 - Questions to ask your players

October 19th, 2020

5:51

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk some questions you should ask your players to get some background information.

Find us on …

Episode 08 - OSR player tips before first crypt

October 16th, 2020

7:23

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk some tips you should listen to before entering your first adventure.

Find us on discord @

Episode 07 - Thanks & Inktober Prompts [Part 2]

October 14th, 2020

9:31

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about giving thanks and part 2 of the Inktober challenge

Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW or online at www.theredcaps.net

--- Send in a voice …

Episode 06 - The Intelligent Sword

October 12th, 2020

13:12

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about Intelligent Swords in B/X, OSE, and Rules Cyclopedia

Find us on discord @

BONUS 1 - Ironsworn Solo RPG - First 2 sessions

October 9th, 2020

17:10

This isn't our normal episode format but wanted to put up a recap of the SOLO RPG Ironsworn that I've been playing.   If you like this and want to hear more ping me on facebook or twitter or discord and let me know!

Episode 05 - Time a resource you can't replace

October 9th, 2020

10:37

Welcome to The Redcaps Podcast, in this episode we talk about tracking time in your campaign both in the dungeons and in the larger world.   

Find us on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW or online at

Episode 04 - Inktober Prompts [Part 1]

October 7th, 2020

8:54

Welcome to the Redcaps Podcast,  in this episode we discuss what some prompts from the Inktober prompt list  https://inktober.com/

Find me here:   http://www.theredcaps.net and on discord @ https://discord.gg/EFxedEW

Episode 03 - Digital Tools for Online Play

October 5th, 2020

9:03

Welcome to the Redcaps Podcast,  in this episode we discuss what digital tools I use when playing online.   Follow us @theredcapsnet and visit us at

Episode 02 - Basic Fantasy RPG

October 1st, 2020

13:04

Welcome to the Redcaps Podcast,  in this episode we discuss what the Basic Fantasy RPG and why I love it so much.  We also play a couple of listener voice mails.  

http://www.theredcaps.net
On discord @

Episode 01 - What is The OSR?

September 30th, 2020

9:56

Welcome to the Redcaps Podcast,  in this episode we discuss what the OSR is and why you should play OSR style games.


http://www.theredcaps.net

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