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Yes Indie'd Pod

Do I like game design? Yes, indie'd! A podcast of bitesize interviews with indie tabletop roleplaying game creators about their work and game design theory & practice. Releases every two weeks.

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Announcement - September 2022
A brief announcement about the future of Yes Indie'd Pod.Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteAll music derived from: be quiet from the album Sketches by Jahzzar is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show
03:37 26/09/22
IPM 2022 - Draw Your Dice
Marx interviews Jeremy Gage of Have You Played This, whose podcast Draw Your Dice is an educational podcast exploring how to make TTRPGs.This week’s sponsor is By Odins Beard RPG whose game We Deal In Lead is available for pre-order now! Or, check out the Other Worlds game jam on Itchio.Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-FiJeremy Gage on TwitterHave You Played This? NetworkDraw Your Dice PodcastAll music derived from: be quiet from the album Sketches by Jahzzar is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show
58:54 18/09/22
IPM 2022 - The Lost Bay
Marx interviews Iko of The Lost Bay Podcast, a podcast focusing on indie TTRPG zines and their creators.This week’s sponsor is Elijah Mills whose game Campfire is out now!Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-FiThe Lost Bay Podcast on TwitterThe Lost Bay on ItchioThe Lost Bay Podcast official websiteJeremy Gage on TwitterHave You Played This? NetworkDraw Your Dice PodcastAll music derived from: be quiet from the album Sketches by Jahzzar is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show
36:08 04/09/22
Spooky Bell Games discuss Beyond Deep
Marx interviews Chris and Wes of Spooky Bell Games about Beyond Deep, an adventure and locale for Mörk Borg set in a mining company town.This week’s sponsor is Gamenomicon whose game Goblin Market is on Kickstarter now!Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-FiBeyond Deep on KickstarterChris on Twitter / Wes on TwitterSpooky Bell Games on Instagram / Facebook / TikTokThe Lost Bay Podcast on TwitterThe Lost Bay on ItchioThe Lost Bay Podcast official websiteAll music derived from: be quiet from the album Sketches by Jahzzar is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show
30:42 28/08/22
Jim Hall discusses Worldlings
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23:46 21/08/22
Tanya Floaker discusses Lo! Thy Dread Empire
Marx interviews Tanya Floaker about Lo! Thy Dread Empire, a narrative wargame about undead workers fighting capitalist death cults in the ashes of a dying world.This week’s sponsor is Grumpy Bear Stuff whose game Daily Dread is Kickstarting in August 2022 in as part of Zinequest 4.Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-FiTanya Floaker on TwitterTime of Tribes on ItchioLo! Thy Dread Empire on KickstarterBrooklet Games on TwitterBrooklet Games on ItchioWorldlings on KickstarterAll music derived from: be quiet from the album Sketches by Jahzzar is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show
28:58 14/08/22
Ben Wallis discusses Broken
Marx interviews Ben Wallis, a.k.a. ThatGamerPriest, about Broken, a duet story game telling the story of the breakdown of a relationship.This week’s sponsor is Grumpy Bear Stuff whose game Daily Dread is Kickstarting in August 2022 in as part of Zinequest 4.Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Benjamin Wallis on TwitterAPON Games on TwitterBR💔KEN on ItchioAll Ports Open Network official websiteTanya Floaker on TwitterTime of Tribes on ItchioLo! Thy Dread Empire on KickstarterAll music derived from: be quiet from the album Sketches by Jahzzar is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show
27:31 07/08/22
Alex Roberts
Marx interviews Alex Roberts, creator of Starcrossed and For The Queen, larper extraordinaire, and former host of the podcast Backstory.This week’s sponsor is Beyond Cataclysm, whose podcast What Is Roleplay? is available now.Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Alex Roberts on TwitterAlex Roberts on ItchioAlex Roberts official websiteBackstory on the OneShot Podcast NetworkBenjamin Wallis on TwitterAPON Games on TwitterBR💔KEN on ItchioAll Ports Open Network official websiteAll music derived from: be quiet from the album Sketches by Jahzzar is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show
42:00 31/07/22
Yes In RPGLatAm'd - Ductomaniac a.k.a Adrián Mejía
Marx interviews Adrián Mejía, an Ecuadorian creator creating Koboa, a Latin American-inspired setting guide featuring creators from many cultures across South America.This week’s sponsor is Beyond Cataclysm, whose podcast What Is Roleplay? is available now.Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Ductomaniac on TwitterDuctomaniac on ItchioKoboa mailing listNynphaiel on TwitterNynphaiel on InstagramAll music derived from: be quiet from the album Sketches by Jahzzar is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show
25:50 17/07/22
Yes In RPGLatAm'd - Diogo of Toca do Coruja
Marx interviews Diogo of Toca do Coruja, a Brazilian translation team working to bring indie TTRPGs to Brazilian Portuguese speakers.This week’s sponsor is Beyond Cataclysm, whose podcast What Is Roleplay? is available now.Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Diogo on TwitterToca do Coruja on TwitterToca do Coruja official websiteDuctomaniac a.k.a Adrián Mejía on TwitterKoboa mailing listAll music derived from: be quiet from the album Sketches by Jahzzar is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show
37:21 30/06/22
Yes In RPGLatAm'd - Misha Panarin
Marx interviews Argentinian game designer and scene organiser Misha Panarin, about her LatAm Breakout project Cantrip, and about introducing people to new roleplaying games.This week’s sponsor is Anthropos Games, whose game Heterodoxy is available from June 2022.Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Misha Panarin on TwitterMisha Panarin on ItchioCantrip at Soul Muppet PublishingDiogo on TwitterToca do Coruja on TwitterAll music derived from: be quiet from the album Sketches by Jahzzar is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show
47:11 15/06/22
AireCon 2022 Special
A special episode from analogue games convention AireCon, featuring interviews from board game, card game, and roleplaying game creators.This week’s sponsor is Anthropos Games, whose game Heterodoxy is available from June 2022.Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi AireCon official website / on TwitterPaper Boat Games official website / on TwitterBeyond Cataclysm Books official website / on TwitterStuff By Bez official website / on TwitterArion Games / on TwitterOpening music and interstitials derived from: Which That Is This? from the album Jonah's Message for New York by Doctor Turtle, licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. End music derived from: be quiet from the album Sketches by Jahzzar, licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show
80:12 29/05/22
Harrigan discusses play-by-post
Marx interviews Harrigan, a huge play-by-post enthusiast and a big fan and consumer of the OSR scene.This week’s sponsor is James M Hewitt of Needy Cat Games, whose game Vampires Suck At Shopping is available now!Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Tavern Keeper official websiteGamersPlane official websiteAll music derived from: be quiet from the album Sketches by Jahzzar is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show
40:09 01/05/22
Tony of Plus One discusses Through The Void
Marx interviews Tony of Plus One Exp about Through The Void, a dungeon-crawling storytelling game set in an impossible space station in the midst of lethal space.This week’s sponsor is Jamie O’Duibhir of Therapeutic Blasphemy Games, whose mental health and destressing podcast Quiet Power is available now wherever podcasts are found.Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Tony Vasinda on TwitterPlus One Exp official websitePlus One Exp on TwitchPlus One Exp on ItchioJosh Fox on TwitterBecky Annison on TwitterBlack Armada Tales on TwitterBlack Armada Games official websiteAll music derived from: be quiet from the album Sketches by Jahzzar is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yesindiedpod)
56:52 27/03/22
Kalum of The Rolistes discusses Paris Gondo: The Life-Saving Magic of Inventorying
Marx interviews Kalum of the Rolistes about Paris Gondo, the Life-Saving Magic of Inventorying, a game of stuff you find in a dungeon, and how it can truly transform your life.This week’s sponsor is CM Lowry, whose game Tyrannosaur Inside is Kickstarting and Itchfunding right now!Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi The Rolistes Pod on TwitterThe Rolistes on ItchioThe Rolistes official websiteTony Vasinda on TwitterPlus One Exp official websiteAll music derived from: be quiet from the album Sketches by Jahzzar is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show
51:50 13/03/22
Yes InZine'd Pod 2022 - Ema Acosta of Pocket Compass Co. discusses The Exiles
Nondairy Giant and Mac interview Ema Acosta about The Exiles, a dark fantasy expansion for the feelings-delving RPG Crescent Moon telling the story of blight-touched outcasts fighting their way out of the underworld as they grapple with their inner demons.Today’s episode is sponsored by Kelly Bean of Thick Thief Games, whose project The Skills To Pay The Bills is Itchfunding from February 1st 2022!Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Pocket Compass Co. on Twitter / InstagramPocket Compass Co. official websiteEma Acosta official websiteThe Exiles on KickstarterAll music adapted from: Nothing Like Captain Crunch from the album Slam Funk by Broke for Free is licensed under an Attribution 3.0 Unported License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yesindiedpod)
17:54 28/02/22
Yes InZine'd Pod 2022 - NondairyGiant and Mac discuss NUKED!
Richard interviews Nondairy Giant and Mac about NUKED!, a post-apocalyptic Knave hack where players take on the role of raider-blasting, bunker-delving Skrappers, just trying to make it in the remains of the world. Today’s episode is sponsored by By Odin’s Beard RPG (Twitter), whose game Runecairn: Warden is coming soon to Exalted Funeral!Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Nondairy Giant on Twitter / Mac on TwitterMac Makes Things official websiteNUKED! on ItchioAll music adapted from: Nothing Like Captain Crunch from the album Slam Funk by Broke for Free is licensed under an Attribution 3.0 Unported License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show
14:15 25/02/22
Yes InZine'd Pod 2022 - Richard Ruane discusses Sherwood Outlaws
Max interviews Richard Ruane about Sherwood Outlaws, a Robin Hood-inspired game of forming a crew of outlaws, setting a code of honor, and using banditry and burglary to deal with local landlords and other petty tyrants.Today’s episode is sponsored by in*die zine, six back issues available now and the in🦕die zine available in March 2022!Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Richard Ruane on TwitterR. Rook Studios on TwitterR. Rook Studios official website Sherwood Outlaws on ItchioAll music adapted from: Nothing Like Captain Crunch from the album Slam Funk by Broke for Free is licensed under an Attribution 3.0 Unported License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show
18:24 23/02/22
Yes InZine'd Pod 2022 - Max Fefer discusses Esther and the Queens
Jo interviews Max Fefer about Esther and the Queens, a Purim-themed Jewish, queer, and feminist game featuring Queen Esther, carnival games, and lots of drama.Today’s episode is sponsored by David Blandy of davidblandy.itch.io, whose solo game Lone Eons is Itchfunding for art until February 28th!Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Max Fefer on TwitterMax Fefer on ItchioEsther and the Queens on KickstarterAll music adapted from: Nothing Like Captain Crunch from the album Slam Funk by Broke for Free is licensed under an Attribution 3.0 Unported License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yesindiedpod)
20:03 21/02/22
Yes InZine'd Pod 2022 - Jo Winter discusses The Fall of Home
Albi interviews Jo Winter about The Fall of Home, a one-game in which a group of travelers meet on the road back to their ruined hometown, and reminisce about the place they gew up.Today’s episode is sponsored by Adam Bell, whose website Have You Played This? is posting new stuff weekly!Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Jo Winter on TwitterWintertide Games on ItchioThe Fall of Home on KickstarterAll music adapted from: Nothing Like Captain Crunch from the album Slam Funk by Broke for Free is licensed under an Attribution 3.0 Unported License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yesindiedpod)
19:24 19/02/22
Yes InZine'd Pod 2022 - Albi discusses The Royal Cartographer
Joie interviews Albi about The Royal Cartographer, a worldbuilding RPG in which players create a map of important cultural places, and negotiate with the royal cartographer when only some can be on the official kingdom map. Today's episode is sponsored by Craig Duffy of LunarShadow, whose game Signal to Noise is crowdfunding on Game on Tabletop from February 8th!Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Albi on TwitterAlbi13 on ItchioThe Royal Cartographer on KickstarterAll music adapted from: Nothing Like Captain Crunch from the album Slam Funk by Broke for Free is licensed under an Attribution 3.0 Unported License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yesindiedpod)
14:18 17/02/22
Yes InZine'd Pod 2022 - Joie Martin discusses Starkhollow Hall
Cali and Dan interview Joie Martin about Starkhollow Hall, a gothic fiction-inspired tabletop roleplaying game set in a remote girls' boarding school.This episode is sponsored by Raphael Falk of GamesGarden, whose game Lucid: Sea of Dreams is crowdfunding on Kickstarter February 1st to February 18th!Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Joie Martin on TwitterDrowning Moon Studios on TwitterDrowning Moon Studios official websiteStarkhollow Hall on IndieGoGoAll music adapted from: Nothing Like Captain Crunch from the album Slam Funk by Broke for Free is licensed under an Attribution 3.0 Unported License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yesindiedpod)
18:51 15/02/22
Yes InZine'd Pod 2022 - Gem Room Games discuss 9 Lives to Valhalla
Craig interviews Cali & Dan of Gem Room Games about 9 Lives to Valhalla, a game about a warband of death metal viking cats led personally by Death to die with sword in paw nine glorious times.This episode is sponsored by Summoning Circle Press whose zine Splat 3: Touched is crowdfunding from February 14th to 28th!Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Gem Room Games on TwitterGem Room Games official website 9 Lives to Valhalla on KickstarterAll music adapted from: Nothing Like Captain Crunch from the album Slam Funk by Broke for Free is licensed under an Attribution 3.0 Unported License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yesindiedpod)
23:41 14/02/22
Yes InZine'd Pod 2022 - Craig discusses Signal to Noise
Will Lentz interviews Craig of Lunar Shadow Designs about Signal To Noise, an interstellar epistolary game for two that chronicles the connection between people as one of them departs the solar system forever on a generation ship.This episode is sponsored by Sam Armstrong, whose RPG tool 52 Card Dungeon is available in PDF on itch.io now!Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Craig on TwitterLunar Shadow official websiteSignal to Noise on Game On TabletopAll music adapted from: Nothing Like Captain Crunch from the album Slam Funk by Broke for Free is licensed under an Attribution 3.0 Unported License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yesindiedpod)
17:25 13/02/22
Yes InZine'd Pod 2022 - Will Lentz discusses Party First: Twilight War
Marco Serrano of Spicy Tuna RPG interviews Will Lentz of Gamenomicon about Twilight War, an espionage-themed supplement for 80s alt-history pulp horror game Party First.This episode is sponsored by Kyle Tam of Urania Games, whose game Moriah is itchfunding now!Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Gamenomicon on Twitter / Instagram / FacebookParty First: Twilight War on KickstarterAll music adapted from: Nothing Like Captain Crunch from the album Slam Funk by Broke for Free is licensed under an Attribution 3.0 Unported License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show
27:00 12/02/22
Yes InZine'd Pod 2022 - Spicy Tuna RPG discusses Knights of Lazarus
Côme Martin interview Marco Serrano of Spicy Tuna RPG about Knights of Lazarus, a dangerous medieval-inspired dungeon full of ancient xenotech for the Mothership RPG.This episode is sponsored by Jordan of ATypicalFaux, available now for editing your RPG content.Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Spicy Tuna RPG on TwitterSpicy Tuna RPG official websiteSpicy Tuna RPG on ItchioKnights of Lazarus on KickstarterAll music adapted from: Nothing Like Captain Crunch from the album Slam Funk by Broke for Free is licensed under an Attribution 3.0 Unported License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yesindiedpod)
23:27 11/02/22
Yes InZine'd Pod 2022 - Côme Martin discusses Feathered Adventures
David Esarey interviews Côme Martin about Feathered Adventures, a game of light pulp adventures in the spirit of DuckTales for GMless one-shot or short campaigns.This episode is sponsored by Charles Ferguson-Avery of Feral Indie Studios whose game As The Gods Demand is crowdfunding on itch.io through the month of February!Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Côme Martin on TwitterCôme Martin on ItchioFeathered Adventures on Game On TabletopAll music adapted from: Nothing Like Captain Crunch from the album Slam Funk by Broke for Free is licensed under an Attribution 3.0 Unported License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yesindiedpod)
16:31 10/02/22
Yes InZine'd Pod 2022 - David Esarey discusses You're (Not) A Wizard
Alicia Furness & Chris Bissette interview David Esarey about You’re (Not) A Wizard, a game about being admitted to a prestigious magic school… by mistake.This episode is sponsored by Maria Gatta of Wildering, whose Pathfinder adventure Arcane Oracle is available now on Itch.io & DriveThruRPG!Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi David Esarey on TwitterYou’re (Not) A Wizard on KickstarterAll music adapted from: Nothing Like Captain Crunch from the album Slam Funk by Broke for Free is licensed under an Attribution 3.0 Unported License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show
14:25 09/02/22
Yes InZine'd Pod 2022 - Alicia Furness & Chris Bissette discuss The Unquiet Dark
Michael Elliott interviews Alicia Furness and Chris Bissette about The Unquiet Dark, a Brindlewood Bay prequel campaign of Jazz Age eldritch terrors.This episode is sponsored by Chris Kentlea of Ennead Games, whose Ennead Games 2022 Mega-Bundle is available until Feburary 15th 9am GMT!Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Chris Bissette on TwitterLoot the Room official websiteAlicia Furness on TwitterAlicia Furness official websiteAll music adapted from: Nothing Like Captain Crunch from the album Slam Funk by Broke for Free is licensed under an Attribution 3.0 Unported License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yesindiedpod)
16:16 08/02/22
Yes InZine'd Pod 2022 - Michael Elliott discusses Dungeon Local 001
Direct Sun interview Michael Elliott about Dungeon Local 001, a game about dungeon denizens retaking their home, and mapping the dungeon as they go. This episode is sponsored by Tidal Wave Games, whose game SEE YOU, SPACE COWBOY… is available February 28th, 2022.Yes Indie'd Pod on TwitterYes Indie’d Pod websiteYes Indie’d Pod PatreonDonate via Ko-Fi Michael Elliott on TwitterNot Writing Games on ItchioNot Writing on Patreon / Ko-FiAll music adapted from: Nothing Like Captain Crunch from the album Slam Funk by Broke for Free is licensed under an Attribution 3.0 Unported License • available from Free Music ArchiveSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/yesindiedpod)
18:44 07/02/22