Discern Realities
Discern Realities
Jason Cordova & David Lafreniere
A podcast about the roleplaying game Dungeon World, inspired by hobby magazines like Dragon and Gygax. Each episode contains play tips, reviews, original material for your game, and our 'comic strip' AP.
Hearts of Wulin Special
Jason is joined by Agatha Cheng and Lowell Francis to discuss Hearts of Wulin, coming to Kickstarter May 14th!  Time Codes 10:33 - Talking Mechanics 14:27 - Combat 22:04 - Elements and Playbook roles 40:49 - Kickstarter Details Links Hearts of Wulin https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gauntlet/227140374?ref=817189&token=9812b9e7
May 10, 2019
48 min
Episode 60
What happened here recently? 00:00:24 - Stonetop at Gauntlet Con 2018 What should I be on the lookout for? 00:09:42 - Ancient Worlds: Atisi What here is not what it appears to be? 00:16:10 - Sticking the landing What here is useful or valuable to me? 00:37:30 - Simple magic items from the early days of the Dungeon World Tavern. What is about to happen? 00:44:40 - The ongoing story of St. Evelyn the White 00:46:08 - Draw forth Link Stonetop https://spoutinglore.blogspot.com/2018/07/stonetop.html Ancient Worlds: Atisi https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/262268/Ancient-Worlds-Atisi Ancient Worlds: Atisi (Dyslexic-friendly) https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/262267/Ancient-Worlds-Atisi-Dyslexicfriendly-edition Stars & Wishes blog post https://www.gauntlet-rpg.com/blog/stars-and-wishes Promo music Happy Ukulele by Scott Holmes is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License.Happy Ukulele by Scott Holmes is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Holmes/Happy_Music/Happy_Ukulele_1026
Feb 3, 2019
53 min
Dungeon World Basics 08 - Fronts
Fronts 00:00:22 - What are Fronts? 00:07:44 - Dangers 00:13:03 - Grim Portents, Impending Doom, and Stakes Questions 00:23:46 - When do we write fronts? Actual Play 00:31:38 - The ongoing story of Lucero Castafiel 00:32:38 (Defy Danger CON; Defy Danger STR Links Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com   Our Patreon patreon.com/gauntlet   Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG
Nov 24, 2018
37 min
Dungeon World Basics 07 - "GM Moves"
GM Moves 00:00:46 - Overview 00:06:42 - Soft Moves vs hard moves 00:11:30 - When does the GM make moves? 00:20:45 - Notes on each move 00:39:50 - Closing thoughts   Actual Play 00:42:31 - The ongoing story of Lucero Castafiel 00:43:32 - Rescue (Discern Realities; Defy Danger DEX)   Links Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com   Our Patreon patreon.com/gauntlet   Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG
Nov 9, 2018
48 min
Episode 59
What happened here recently? 00:00:22 - The Cold Ruins of Lastlife What should I be on the lookout for? 00:09:17 - Blog post: Making Combat Interesting What here is not what it appears to be? 00:13:05 - “Scary” monsters What here is useful or valuable to me? 00:25:13 - Codex Volume 1 Kickstarter What is about to happen? 00:34:05 - The ongoing story of St. Evelyn the White 00:35:24 - A nimbus of divinity 00:39:44 - Preach Links Codex Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gauntlet/codex-rpg-zine-volume-1-hardcover Skyler’s blog post http://www.gauntlet-rpg.com/blog/making-combat-interesting
Oct 24, 2018
46 min
Codex Volume 1 Kickstarter Special
The Gauntlet Gaming Community, which produces this podcast, is launching its very first Kickstarter on October 2nd! We’re raising money to create a beautiful hardcover book collecting the first 13 issues of our zine, Codex. This special podcast episode features Lowell Francis and Jason Cordova discussing the history and development of the zine, the Kickstarter campaign, and the future of The Gauntlet community. It’s a fantastic conversation. Enjoy!
Sep 30, 2018
35 min
Dungeon World Basics 06 - "GM Agenda & Principles"
Timecodes 00:00:55 - How to GM Dungeon World 00:06:12 - GM Agenda 00:11:47 - GM Principles Actual Play 00:28:43 - The ongoing story of Lucero Castafiel 00:30:02 - Rescue Links +1 Forward (Feed includes episodes about Principles & Genre, MC Moves, Player Principles & Agendas, and more!) http://www.gauntlet-rpg.com/1-forward Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com 
 Our Patreon patreon.com/gauntlet 
 Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG
Jul 26, 2018
35 min
Dungeon World Basics 05 - "Anatomy of a Playbook"
Anatomy of a Playbook 00:00:22 - Overview 00:01:35 - Front Page 00:07:30 - Back Page Actual Play 00:10:13 - Our ongoing comic strip actual play featuring Lucero Castafiel 00:13:24 - The Starlight Serpent 00:20:23 - The Voice Links Playbook PDFs http://dungeon-world.com/downloads/Dungeon\_World\_Play\_Sheets.pdf   Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com   Our Patreon patreon.com/gauntlet   Follow us on Twitter @GauntletRPG
Jun 30, 2018
25 min
Dungeon World Basics 04 - "Special Moves"
Dungeon World Basics 04 The Special Moves 00:00:27 - Overview 00:02:30 - Last Breath 00:08:04 - Encumbrance 00:09:55 - Make Camp 00:11:19 - Take Watch 00:12:17 - Undertake a Perilous Journey 00:17:29 - End of Session 00:18:22 - Level Up 00:18:39 - Carouse 00:19:46 - Supply 00:21:10 - Recover 00:21:38 - Recruit 00:24:07 - Outstanding Warrants 00:26:45 - Bolster Actual Play 00:29:40 - Our comic strip AP featuring the story of Lucero Castafiel 00:31:38 - Voices in the heavens (Discern Realities) 00:35:31 - The shaft Links The Perilous Wilds http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/156979/The-Perilous-Wilds?term=perilous+wilds&test\_epoch=0 Discern Realities Annual http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/237708/Codex--The-Discern-Realities-Annual?term=discern+realities+annual&test\_epoch=0
Jun 13, 2018
40 min
Dungeon World Basics 03 - "Non-Combat Basic Moves"
Non-Combat Basic Moves 00:01:26 - Defy Danger 00:09:27 - Spout Lore 00:15:00 - Discern Realities 00:21:19 - Parley 00:25:22 - Aid/Interfere Actual Play 00:34:17 - The passageway (Discern Realities) 00:37:18 - Cavern (Discern Realities; Spout Lore) Links DR episode about Player v. Player conflict http://discernrealities.libsyn.com/episode-4 Our website www.gauntlet-rpg.com
May 14, 2018
43 min
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