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Take The Shot – Tips For Running Public Play One-Shot RPGs – Episode 55 Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast


This is the 55th episode of the Tabletop Bellhop Gaming Podcast, an edited version of our live show recorded on August 21st, 2019. Join us as we stream live every week on Wednesdays at 9:30 Eastern on Twitch. If you like some video with your audio, you can also watch/listen to an unedited version of the show over on YouTube.


Ep 55 – Take The Shot. Tips for running public play one-shot role playing games. Also a first look at Tower of Madness, playing King of the Dice with adults and a return to the card game Lotus.

Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. Using these links costs you nothing extra and we earn a small amount from qualifying purchases, which helps us offset the cost of producing this show. Some games mentioned in this podcast were provided by publishers in the form of review copies.


This episode includes:

—Viewer/Listener Feedback—

We read off and respond to listener feedback.
Send feedback to moe@tabletopbellhop.com or sean@tabletopbellhop.com.

Two play date night game suggestions from Kahty:
Lost Cities
Wingspan
Sagrada
Carcassonne the Castle
Tzolk’in
Homesteaders

Other links:
Our Zenteeko Review and Giveaway
Alquerque
Abalone
Flamme Rouge

—Ask The Bellhop—

Today’s topic comes from Nate Parker, who tweeted to ask:

They wrote:

I was hoping I could twist your arm into doing a write-up or podcast episode covering how to run a good RPG session for a gaming event (con/public event/etc.). I feel like it is different from regular sessions you have with known players, and I would love to hear some experienced people talk about it.

Links:
The CATS Method: A Story Game Opening Ritual
A good tabletop Safety Tool summary from The Gauntlet
Script Change RPG Toolbox

Related Blog Post:
GM Tips for Running a One-Shot Role Playing Game in Public

—Announcements—

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—The Road to Extra Life–

The next stop on our road to extra life will be a Level Up Roleplaying Event hitting on September 21st. Expect to hear more about that charity RPG event in the coming weeks.

To Donate: windsorextralife.com

—Zenteeko – Review and Giveaway—

Win a copy of Zenteeko! Check out my review and enter to win using the Rafflecopter widget at the bottom of the page. We’ve got one copy to give away. This contest is open world wide and closes at Midnight on September 5th!

Get yourself a copy: Zenteeko on Amazon

Enter here:
Zenteeko, a Great board Game for Gaming Outdoors

—Tabletop Gaming Weekly—

A look at what games hit our tabletops over the last week.
Tower of Madness
King of the Dice
Lotus

Related blog post:
First plays of Tower of Madness, more King of The Dice and a return to Lotus


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