Detailed
Compact
Art
Reverse
June 27, 2019
Troy and Joe embark on the biggest Cannon Fodder ever as they pull back the curtain on months of gameplay and business decisions with the Network. They talk Giantslayer and what may comes after, the changes to A&A, Emerald Spire pre-production, Pathfinder 2E, new merchandise hitting the store soon, and they answer a slew of questions from the Naish. Crack open a cold can of fodjuice, cuz the boys are back in town! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
August 30, 2018
The evolution of Cannon Fodder Live continues as Troy and Joe talk about the first Doomsday Dawn Twitch, discussing both the broadcast itself and the game experience from a design perspective, whether GMs should let players rest in dungeons, and if a pure tank build is viable in Pathfinder. Also, they’ve got some big announcements about Glass Cannon LIVE in Los Angeles, the $35,000 goal on Patreon and a special guest for Doomsday Dawn Part Two! All that and rapid fire Listener Mail from the Twitch chat room! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
July 26, 2018
Troy and Joe cover a crazy month on The Glass Cannon Network, talking about tactical choices vs. character choices in combat, managing several storylines in a campaign, the introduction of Four Bears, and the statute of limitations on correcting a tragic rule mistake. In Listener Mail, they answer rapid fire questions LIVE from Twitch and, in the process, reveal more details about their $25,000 Patreon goal! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
June 28, 2018
Troy and Joe are BACK with an all new Cannon Fodder recorded LIVE this past Saturday on Twitch! They talk favorite and least favorite new game mechanics from Starfinder and the Pathfinder Playtest, what has surprised Troy about playing Colonel Luther von Hildebrand thus far, how a certain monk came to be introduced, and Troy’s inspiration for introducing horror into the main shows. Plus, they answer a TON of questions straight from the Twitch chat room! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
June 21, 2018
Back in February, Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever recording of The Pathfinder Playtest – the beta version of the long awaited Second Edition of Pathfinder. LIVE from PaizoCon 2018, here is Part Seven of Crypt of the Everflame converted on the fly to Pathfinder Playtest rules! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
June 14, 2018
Back in February, Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever recording of The Pathfinder Playtest – the beta version of the long awaited Second Edition of Pathfinder. LIVE from PaizoCon 2018, here is Part Six of Crypt of the Everflame converted on the fly to Pathfinder Playtest rules! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
June 14, 2018
Back in February, Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever recording of The Pathfinder Playtest – the beta version of the long awaited Second Edition of Pathfinder. LIVE from PaizoCon 2018, here is Part Five of Crypt of the Everflame converted on the fly to Pathfinder Playtest rules! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
May 31, 2018
It's Cannon Fodder LIVE from PaizoCon 2018!! This month's installment of #fodjuice has it all: Glass Cannon Network announcements, debates, Listener Mail straight from the audience and interviews with Paizo's own Owen K.C. Stephens, Erik Mona, Jason Bulmahn and Amanda Hamon Kunz! If you missed PaizoCon, you'll feel like you're there, except you'll be far more sober. Probably. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
April 26, 2018
This month, Troy and Joe discuss the craziest week in the history of #GCPNation, break some huge news about the future of The Glass Cannon Network and welcome the Creative Director of Starfinder, Rob McCreary, to the show. In Listener Mail, they talk about point buys for Adventure Paths, solo encounters in or outside the session, and an email that calls Joe out for being Joe! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
March 29, 2018
Monthly Cannon Fodder is back and Troy and Joe have lots to debate this week! The Pathfinder Playtest - should people happily move on to Second Edition or just stick with what they know? Starfinder starship combat - too clunky or just right? Drawback traits from Ultimate Campaign - for or against? Creating secrets for character backstories - should you reveal them slowly over time or tell everyone everything up front? Lastly, should GMs tailor the campaign to the characters or should players create characters built around the campaign they are about to play. All that, plus they talk about what they're playing besides Pathfinder and Starfinder these days AND an interview with one of the Lead Developers of the new Pathfinder Adventure Path: War for the Crown - Crystal Frasier from Paizo! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
March 13, 2018
Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, recently visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever recording of The Pathfinder Playtest – the beta version of the long awaited Second Edition of Pathfinder. Please enjoy Part Four of Crypt of the Everflame converted on the fly to Pathfinder Playtest rules! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
March 13, 2018
Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, recently visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever recording of The Pathfinder Playtest – the beta version of the long awaited Second Edition of Pathfinder. Please enjoy Part Three of Crypt of the Everflame converted on the fly to Pathfinder Playtest rules! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
March 6, 2018
Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, recently visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever recording of The Pathfinder Playtest – the beta version of the long awaited Second Edition of Pathfinder. Please enjoy Part Two of Crypt of the Everflame converted on the fly to Pathfinder Playtest rules! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
March 6, 2018
Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, recently visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever recording of The Pathfinder Playtest – the beta version of the long awaited Second Edition of Pathfinder. Please enjoy a little taste of the future! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
February 22, 2018
Cannon Fodder is back with an all new monthly format! It may not be your grandfather’s Cannon Fodder, but the whole gang is in the house to catch everyone up on what they’ve been doing and talk about everything that’s going on in #GCPNation! They discuss starting recording on the Patreon exclusive Ruins of Azlant podcast debuting tomorrow as well as the upcoming Dead Suns podcast arriving in April. To top it off, they are joined in The Attic by Erik Mona and Jason Bulmahn of Paizo, Inc. to talk about game design at Paizo, Jason’s board game recommendations, running homebrews vs. adventure paths, turn of the century science fiction, and the new Starfinder hardcover Pact Worlds! All that and an extra long Listener Mail with the Paizo boys should be more than enough to tide you jackals over until next month! We’re having fun. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
January 25, 2018
Troy, Joe, Skid and Grant gather for the final installment of weekly #fodjuice. The roundtable covers a ton of topics as the guys tackle common small-party weaknesses, rethinking the Cleric class, fleeing a combat encounter, and agonizing over spell selection. In Listener Mail, they all throw out some of their favorite pieces of Golarion lore. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
January 18, 2018
This week, the whole gang’s back to discuss Troy’s State of the Nation Address, spontaneous NPC creation, the future of Cannon Fodder and Skid’s upcoming Ruins of Azlant podcast. In Listener Mail, they talk about whether or not it’s too much work to run a published Adventure Path. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
January 11, 2018
In the wake of the roleplaying events of Episode 137, the whole GCP crew gets together to discuss their thoughts on changing character backstories, surprising your players, setting goals for your character and tentacle porn. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
January 4, 2018
The whole gang is here this week to discuss Lorc’s uncanny transformation. From alternate races to role playing advice for a new body, they’ll hash out how to handle reincarnation. In Listener Mail, they talk about how GMs can keep a prewritten adventure on track when clever players want to do anything but. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
December 28, 2017
Joe fights through the pain and Troy laughs in his face as the guys look back at Lorc’s vision quest. They discuss the upside of less GM prep and more player control in the narrative, why a pre-written adventure is ripe for original “homebrew” content in the Pathfinder Campaign Setting, and when/if a TPK should ever mean the permanent end to your Adventure Path. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
December 21, 2017
Joe and Troy have their first official Paizo interview as they invite Paizo’s Marketing Manager Dan Tharp to the show with some breaking news for #GCPNation! The guys also find time to talk about GMs monitoring PC gear purchases, when its a good time to close a storyline and whether or not you should play RPGs with your family or significant other. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
December 14, 2017
This week, Troy and Joe talk about day one in the new studio space and recap the role-playing heavy Episode 133. In Listener Mail, they discuss if it’s up to the GM or the players themselves to police oversights in character creation or during the actual game. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
December 7, 2017
The whole gang is here this week to talk about the new Glass Cannon studio space, the opening of Book 4 of Giantslayer and how this multi-level party will fare in the battles to come. In Listener Mail, Joe gets over-excited about a Paladin archetype and all the guys weigh in on the seeming imbalance between player character ACs and monster to-hit modifiers at higher levels. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
November 30, 2017
Troy and Joe welcome Skid to the fod as they recap the mind-blowing finale of Book Three. The guys will process all the reveals from Episode 131, roll initiative in Second Chance Theatre and, in Listener Mail, talk about some of the most common mistakes they made when they first started GMing. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
November 23, 2017
Troy and Joe recap PAX Unplugged and the episode they recorded in a Philly Airbnb. They discuss how to give your dead PCs a proper swan song, the magic of letting the dice tell the story, and the awesome power of a high level inquisitor. In Listener Mail, they offer some advice to a player struggling with the code of a paladin of Iomedae. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
November 16, 2017
This week, Troy and Joe attempt to scratch the surface of all the events from Episode 129 while also trying to contain their excitement over heading to PAX Unplugged! In Listener Mail, they offer suggestions on how to handle players who insist on inserting themselves into every role-playing situation. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
November 9, 2017
Troy and Joe discuss ways GMs can roleplay evil characters, how to handle character death early in a combat and the work behind the scenes that went into the poetic return of Fairaza. In Listener Mail, they talk about roleplaying in PFS and GMing for power gamers. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
November 2, 2017
Troy and Joe relive the party’s epic dragon fight, highlight some of the classes in Paizo’s Occult Adventures and announce an exciting giveaway for #GCPNation! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
October 26, 2017
Troy and Joe discuss the perils of relying on resting, the risk of placing an encounter right before the boss fight, and the flexibility a GM should exhibit when encountering different play styles. In Listener Mail, they get a lesson in anthropology and weigh in on the value of pre-generated characters. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
October 19, 2017
The gang’s all here to talk about what has brought their characters to this point and predict what will come next as the finale of Book Three looms. In Listener Mail, they address the difficult question of how GMs can balance encounters for an imbalanced party. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
October 12, 2017
Troy and Joe discuss using research to better your roleplaying, setting a high bar for every session, the final days of the Trunau Five and what is happening in Troy’s sleep-deprived brain. In Listener Mail, they break out their first discussion of Starfinder by bridging the gap between the genres of fantasy and sci-fi. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
October 5, 2017
This week, Troy and Joe are joined by Skid and Grant to talk about the epic extra-long episode 123, high HP/low AC encounters and Barron’s faulty gun. In Listener Mail, they discuss ways in which GMs can avoid saying too much to their players on accident about what their characters know and don’t know. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
September 28, 2017
Troy and Joe analyze the state of the team and break down their new level 10 powers. They discuss having an open door policy for player ideas, how GMs can ask questions without tipping their hand, and reveal how Troy may have let the team get away with a big one. In Listener Mail, they talk about players that don’t put the work in and the many ways to track experience in a campaign. Joe brings up an inferior system and Troy gets saucy real fast. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
September 21, 2017
Joe asks Troy his thoughts on the results of the double encounter idea from Episode 121. The ensuing conversation brings up discussions on Charm Monster, Quick Draw, competitive players and GMs, and Troy’s alleged fudging of rolls. Then, it’s a rapid fire Listener Mail with lots of comments and questions brought up live on air! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
September 14, 2017
Troy and Joe raise questions about the best time to lay out burst AOE damage against your PCs, if you should change the treasure of pre-written adventures to fit the party, and whether you should keep an accurate record of the passage of in-game time. In a light Listener Mail, they lay out all the equipment they bring to the table to make for an engaging and efficient game. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
September 7, 2017
Troy and Joe break down the opening moments of the battle with the Black-Headed Beast and discuss ending your session in the middle of combat, adding an aggressive third party to your encounters, and how to handle a dispute over who should get a magical item in your group. In Listener Mail, they get an exciting update from the all-vigilante game and discuss how GMs should endeavor to act when playing in another GMs game. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
August 31, 2017
Troy and Joe get back on track after their Gen Con detour last week with recaps of Episodes 117 and 118 including discussions of Total Defense from the player and GM perspectives, the importance of molding your adventure around player choices and how to stick to your guns when the whole room turns against you. In a special double shot of Listener Mail, they answer questions about adventuring with an entire party of the same class and how best to bring a risky plot choice to the table as a player. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
August 24, 2017
Troy and Joe take a break from the normal #fodjuice format to bring you the sounds of Gen Con 50! The guys meet up to debrief the weekend in Indianapolis and pepper in audio from their time at the Con – including their special announcement at the GCP Live! show and interviews with Ben Loomes of Syrinscape and Erik Mona of Paizo, Inc.! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
August 17, 2017
This week, Troy and Joe celebrate the start of Gen Con 2017, debate the pros and cons of crunchy underwater mechanics, and announce a new classic GCP convoluted contest! In Listener Mail, they talk about playing the good guy around a table of scoundrels. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
August 10, 2017
Troy and Joe discuss ideas for what GMs can do the session after the untimely death of a character, what to do when the party faces an arguably impossible obstacle and the “bleep” heard round the world. Joe asks Troy the tough questions about going way off-book in Giantslayer should the need arise, and, in Listener Mail, they brainstorm ways to set the mood in horror adventures. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
August 3, 2017
This week on #thefod, Joe threatens to quit and Troy laughs in his face. The two reminisce about that magnificent bear while discussing rolling with the dice and, in a very apropos listener mail, the line between good and evil. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
July 27, 2017
Troy and Joe get into some serious Pathfinder mechanics debates as they break down Flyby Attack, meta-gaming with DR and knowledge checks during combat. In Listener Mail, they consider the possibilities of re-playing an Adventure Path with a new character. Plus, Troy hypes up an advanced Pathfinder class that neither of them had really looked into before. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
July 20, 2017
This week, Troy and Joe talk about when to hold your action and when not to, Intimidate vs. Diplomacy checks and everyone’s new favorite NPC – Fungfar! In Listener Mail, they discuss adapting characters’ backstories to fit the campaign and due to popular demand, they also bring back Second Chance Theater™ to try out “the real” Pathfinder chase mechanics! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
July 13, 2017
This week, Troy and Joe talk about rolling for initiative before combat begins, what the buggane could have done had Nestor not one-shot it, Della’s new spells and what to do when you when your character is taken completely out of an encounter. In Listener Mail, they discuss the age old GM problem of forgetting something important you were supposed to tell the players. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
July 6, 2017
This week, Troy and Joe discuss resting and random encounters, when to allow substitute knowledge checks and how to approach save or die effects in high level campaigns. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
June 29, 2017
It’s a very special #fodjuice this week, as the whole cast of the GCP gathers to discuss what they were thinking during the harrowing encounter of Episode 109. They also talk about ways in which GMs can handle mechanically challenging combats, the pros and cons of having co-gamemasters and Grant’s uncomfortable experiences at band camp. In Listener Mail, they tackle a rare case of a player with a death wish for his own character(s). Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
June 22, 2017
This week, Troy and Joe break down the hijinks from Episode 108 and discuss last week’s exciting announcement about the GCP’s partnership with Paizo! They also talk about techniques for using knowledge checks and nonlethal damage to learn more about your opponent, the mechanics of traps in combat and ways to approach crafting in both Pathfinder and video games. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
June 15, 2017
This week, Troy and Joe discuss the importance of having light-hearted sessions once in a while, what players should do to prepare before showing up to the game table and ways in which GMs can handle power-gamers. They also revisit the “disappearance” of Troy’s infamous neon green d20 and introduce an exciting brand new Cannon Fodder segment – Second Chance Theatre!
June 8, 2017
This week, Troy and Joe break down the new focus of the campaign as of Episode 106, the future of GCP video content and what roles religion can play in fantasy RPGs. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
June 1, 2017
This week the boys attempt to process all of the visions from Episode 105 and Troy talks about his amazing time at PaizoCon 2017. In Listener Mail, they discuss ways GMs and players can and should handle ammunition tracking. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
May 25, 2017
On a huge Cannon Fodder 50, Troy and Joe discuss the many layers of depth in the Giantslayer Adventure Path from Redlake Fort to the Cathedral of Minderhal and back again. Then they have a classic debate on the efficacy of the monk class, announce a new fan contest and giveaway and tackle a tough question about narrative vs. rules in Listener Mail: International Edition. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
May 18, 2017
This week, the guys recap the giant battle royal in Episode 103 while looking more closely at Frost Giants, ranged combat in the Giantslayer AP and how to incorporate improvised difficulty checks into combat as a GM. In Listener Mail, they talk about how to handle the “protagonist at the table” problem from both a GM and player perspective. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
May 11, 2017
This week, Troy and Joe discuss Sir Will’s decision from Episode 102, the new GCP mechanics for choosing the active party and what Umlo will do with his precious 8th level. In Listener Mail, they answer a beginner’s questions about getting “”into character”” at the table, talk about how the Profession skill works in Pathfinder and brainstorm options for what GMs can do to make it a more useful check. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
May 4, 2017
Troy and Joe recap Episode 101 and the now expanded “cast” of the GCP. They also discuss the idea of players controlling multiple characters and what to do as a GM when the players are wise to your ambushes. In Listener Mail, they address the age old GM question of how to organize your information for quick reference during sessions. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
April 27, 2017
Troy and Joe are joined by Matthew this week in celebration of Episode 100. They speak in depth about what needed to happen to bring Episode 100 to life and what lessons we can all learn about storytelling in a homebrew. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
April 20, 2017
Troy and Joe recap the wild fight against the cyclops and the rukhs,, talk about spacing and movement in Pathfinder and discuss the gruesome scene at the top of the tower. In Listener Mail, a story from a real game raises questions about how to handle deadly situations that arise from player choices or die rolls that do not go as the GM planned. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
April 13, 2017
This week, Troy and Joe break down the Ettin fight and discuss how the setting may be infecting the minds of the characters. Troy reveals some alternative ways the party could have dealt with the encounter which prompts a discussion on why only doing massive damage all the time can take away from the fun. Then it’s the first Listener Mail Blitz with three different fan questions. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
April 6, 2017
Troy and Joe invite a special guest to Cannon Fodder to get their take on all the infighting backlash from Episode 97. Listener Mail this week prompts a great discussion about gender and romance mechanics in RPGs. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
March 30, 2017
Troy and Joe discuss the shocking events of Episode 96, Will and Della’s choices, the fall of a Paladin, alignment, PC vs. PC encounters and what to do as a GM when a PC dies in an objectively uninteresting part of the story. All that and yet another big announcement as the #marchto100 continues! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
March 23, 2017
Troy and Joe relive the harrowing encounter with the Oculus which opens up a discussion about players “”undoing”” or “”correcting”” their actions, the dangers of firearms on stealth missions and how encounter diplomacy can make for even more memorable moments in campaigns. In Listener Mail, they address the polarizing question of GMs playing a PC in their own campaign. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
March 16, 2017
After going back over all of the clues the party came across in the giant camps during The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 94, Troy and Joe talk about prepping daytime versus nighttime incursions and rules for stealth rolls for an entire group. In Listener Mail, they discuss the wealth of published material on Golarion in the Pathfinder Campaign Setting books and how and when to use it to add depth to your games. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
March 9, 2017
Is Troy being too easy on the players now!? Joe challenges Troy on his battlefield tactics in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 93 and the two discuss GM strategy in taking PC damage dealers out of the fight. In Listener Mail, the boys break down exactly what goes into to recording your own actual play podcast! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
March 2, 2017
Troy and Joe are joined once again by everyone but Matthew as they recap the Cave Giant fight from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 92, deconstruct Barron's backstory, and try to imagine what comes next for the party as they stare a giant army in the face. In Listener Mail, the guys discuss the pros and cons of running your RPGs online as well as some tips to get the best out of the experience. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
February 23, 2017
Troy and Joe are joined by not one, but TWO special guests as they sort through the spire drake's treasure hoard from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 91 and discuss the pros and cons of having your players explore mostly empty places. Meanwhile, listener mail tackles two really tough questions in depth: is Pathfinder a system that only promotes "power-gaming" and how do you handle the stigma that the "satanic panic" put on tabletop RPGs? Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
February 16, 2017
This week Troy and Joe recap the decision to go continue deeper into the undead threat from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 90, Joe talks about why he went Big Willy Style and Troy explains what he hates about the Climb skill and how he would fix it. Plus part two of the Listener Mail series on RPG gamer drama has the guys dealing with players that cheat, argue with the GM, and fudge rolls. By the end, Troy and Joe compile a full list of "don'ts" for players. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
February 9, 2017
This week, Troy and Joe discuss their theories on the history of the chapel from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 89, reveal some behind-the-scenes on Will's conversation with Della and discuss the pros and cons of letting your party get caught up in side-questing. Plus, the first of a two part Listener Mail series on RPG gamer drama. This week: who to not invite to your game! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
February 2, 2017
This week, Troy and Joe recap the Giant Flytrap encounter from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 88 while discussing consumable usage in the wild and getting the PCs back on track without breaking the fourth wall. Then, they play out a listener's "what if" scenario at the Battle of Bloodmarch Hill and analyze a PC vs. PC storyline in our first ever International Edition of Listener Mail! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
January 26, 2017
This week Troy and Joe discuss The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 87 and the pros and cons of players reading other published material related to the Adventure Path in order to learn more about the world. They also try to figure out how to balance taking action to move things forward versus playing it too safe and answer some listener mail about ways to speed up a dragging combat when everyone including the GM is rolling poorly. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
January 19, 2017
This week Troy and Joe break down the brilliant strategy the players laid out in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 86. Troy talks about what he would do differently in retrospect while Joe tests out some theories as to how the Storm Tyrant is building his army. They also try to answer some listener mail about separating what the character knows from what the player can meta-game based on the results of an objectively good or bad die roll. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
January 12, 2017
This week Troy and Joe discuss the aftermath of the drake fight and the schism forming in the party from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 85. They also talk about ways you can repurpose old modules, books, and other adventure paths to spice up your own homebrew or pre-written campaign. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
January 5, 2017
This week Troy and Joe attempt to scratch the surface of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 84, or what Joe is calling, "the biggest con job Troy has pulled on them yet," and tackle two listener questions about the age old tabletop problem of how to keep...
December 29, 2016
This week Troy and Joe recap the relaxed and whimsical session the crew had this week during The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 83. They also talk about times in which GMs can target NPCs within a party instead of the PCs, when and when not to allow players free checks if they don't ask for them and the difference between punishing a character's foolish and reckless behavior versus rewarding their heroic badassery. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
December 22, 2016
This week Troy and Joe break down the tactical mastery the gang displayed in the encounter from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 82 and discuss their opinions on whether or not GMs should allow a rotating player in long-term campaigns, how to make player death meaningful, when you should and should not roll in front of the screen and how to reward your players without overpowering them. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
December 15, 2016
This week Troy and Joe talk about the role-playing and encounter of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 81 as well as what they love about stumbling upon settlements during long running adventures. And thanks to some listener mail, Joe finally makes good on his threat to create an interesting fighter character that hopefully Troy won't think is lame. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
December 8, 2016
This week, Troy and Joe break down the events of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 80, including a frank discussion of the most fearsome eight-legged cat in Golarion and answer some listener mail about when GMs should use the fine art of "retconning" and what to do when faced with an imminent TPK. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
December 1, 2016
In their 25th installment of Cannon Fodder, Troy and Joe break down the Ewigga fight from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 79 and answer two similar listener mail questions regarding how much players should discuss with their group before bringing in a new character and how much information about their character's backstory they should share with their GM before starting a new campaign. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
November 24, 2016
This week, Troy and Joe are joined by future audiobook voiceover star Skid Maher! As well as discussing the events of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 78 and Skid's INSANE intro, they also talk about about finding the balance between downtime and keeping the action moving during game sessions and how much information GMs should give players during Knowledge checks. Troy also finally lifts the veil on the story behind the Arachnid dwarf cocoons the party found. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
November 17, 2016
This week, Troy and Joe discuss the ups and downs of the Lokmorr combat from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 77 and how Troy improvised certain elements on the fly. They also talk about emergent storytelling from dice, love stories in Pathfinder and come up with some devious and terrible things you as a GM can do to your players. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
November 10, 2016
This week Troy and Joe discuss the events of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 76 including splitting the party in the heat of battle and the tragic moment in the closing seconds. They also answer a listener's question about how doing the show has helped Troy grow as a GM and talk about using initiative order in and out of combat to create tension. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
November 3, 2016
This week, Troy and Joe recap The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 75 and talk about about the dungeon crawl game style and it's origins, the mechanics of how light works in Pathfinder, some advanced races they are interested in playing and how they handle character death and resurrection in their games. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
October 27, 2016
In their 20th installment of Cannon Fodder, Troy and Joe discuss the story of Nargrym's betrayal from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 74, how to resolve the GM's imagination of a scene if the players can't envision it, some tips for new players and whether or not the traditional tank/healer/caster/utility party makeup is a necessity. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
October 20, 2016
This week, Troy and Joe talk about The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 73, the challenges of starting a new chapter of an adventure, ways to bring a new party together and how to handle the conflict between what you want and what your character wants. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
October 13, 2016
Troy and Joe discuss Lorc's departure and replacement from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 72, the new mission and what to do when you're faced with a TPK! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
October 6, 2016
On a very special Cannon Fodder, Troy and Joe recap the events of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 71, discuss the pros and cons of having an evil character in your party and interview the author of The Hill Giant's Pledge, Book Two of the Giantslayer Pathfinder Adventure Path, Larry Wilhelm! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
September 29, 2016
Troy and Joe break down the epic finale of Book Two in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 70 and talk about their conflicting emotions on everything that went down. They also discuss what was actually in the middle buildings of Redlake Fort and share their thoughts on homebrewing a campaign. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
September 22, 2016
Troy and Joe discuss the brutal events that unfolded in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 69, their predictions for the outcome and what steps players can take to maintain interest in their characters for a long period of time. Plus, Cannon Fodder Trivia ends this week! Can you get the last question correct and increase your odds at getting a free Pathfinder Bestiary 5 Pawn box!? Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
September 15, 2016
Troy and Joe discuss what was really going on behind the hideous ritual of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 68, what to do when your PCs discover the boss prematurely, the best ways to use foreshadowing as a GM and how to keep the action moving if parts of your campaign are dragging. Plus a listener challenges Troy to reexamine his position on min-maxing! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
September 8, 2016
Last week's special guest, Marvel Comics Executive Editor Nick Lowe, returns to join Troy and Joe in a discussion of the outcome of the Grenseldek fight from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 67, how to create the best villains, what it's like playing with an evil-aligned PC and all the other nerdy stuff we're into! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
September 1, 2016
Troy and Joe land their biggest guest yet this week by way of Executive Editor at Marvel Comics and official GCP composer in residence Nick Lowe! They discuss the events of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 66, ways in which GMs AND comic book writers can balance personal stories with the team's greater goals, the ideal group size to start a new game, and how to choose from the one million feats that are available to your character. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
August 25, 2016
Troy and Joe welcome some special guests to discuss the big reveals of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 65, how to be a better roleplayer and what to do when your gaming group can't meet regularly. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
August 18, 2016
Troy and Joe enjoy the pleasure of Skid's company once again as the three discuss the haunting story of Fabian Blix in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 64, playing Pathfinder like a video game and what really goes into preparing a massive campaign. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
August 11, 2016
Skid is back by popular demand! He joins Troy and Joe as they discuss the battle against the ogres in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 63, the times when you should tell your GM that they are wrong and the many ways to award experience points in your game. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
August 4, 2016
Troy and Joe welcome a special guest to Cannon Fodder this week! They discuss what was really going on in Kargukk's tent in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 62, their strong feelings on min/maxing and when it's time to kick a player out of your game. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
July 28, 2016
In the longest episode of Cannon Fodder yet, Troy and Joe try to cover all of the shocking revelations of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 61. Plus, they answer a fan's timely question about character development and story progression. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
July 21, 2016
Troy and Joe break down the events of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 60 and try to dig deeper into the mystery of Redlake Fort's ominous past. Plus, in a Cannon Fodder first, Joe surprises Troy with an unexpected backstory from Lorc's past. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
July 14, 2016
Troy and Joe recap the approach to the infamous Redlake Fort in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 59, discuss what goes into preparing a sandbox adventure and answer the question of a listener who isn't related to Joe! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
July 7, 2016
Troy and Joe talk about the split party battle in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 58, how much GMs should let players talk strategy to each other during combat rounds and ways to bring a new character into an ongoing storyline. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
June 30, 2016
This week Troy and Joe discuss the emotional events of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 57, talk about the importance of remembering to ACTUALLY role-play in your sessions and answer our first listener email question! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
June 23, 2016
Troy and Joe recap The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 56, discuss how and when GMs should reward players and ways you can adapt encounters on the fly to keep things interesting. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
June 16, 2016
In their first ever installment of Cannon Fodder, hosts Troy Lavallee and Joe O’Brien sit down to recap The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 55, learn the amazing backstory of a certain villain and talk about ways GMs can deal with frustrated players in their games. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon You can help us unlock goals for the future while unlocking fun GCP exclusive rewards for yourself!
    15
    15
      0:00:00 / 0:00:00