RPPR Episode 24: GO GO GO! and other Action Movie Cliches

When we role play, we almost always imagine an action scene, whether it’s kicking down dungeon doors and slitting the throats of whatever lies beyond them or kicking open vampire coffins and staking whatever lies inside them or kicking down giant metal doors with giant robot legs and stomping whatever lies beyond them. So no matter what genre you prefer, action is part of it. But how do you run a great scene or fight or base an entire scenario or campaign in an action adventure genre? Of course there’s also a letter from Tom, an anecdote from our listener Captain Scraps and some shout outs:

Music: Various by The Inkspots courtesy of Archive.org. These are public domain. Horray!

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  3 comments for “RPPR Episode 24: GO GO GO! and other Action Movie Cliches

  1. November 28, 2008 at 3:45 pm

    Hey Ross,
    Found a link to What IGN calls the top ten roleplaying cliches.. .

    http://www.askmen.com/top_10/top_10/3_top10_games.html

  2. Paul
    November 30, 2008 at 6:54 pm

    great show guys looking forward to the APs

  3. Paul
    December 4, 2008 at 11:14 pm

    In addition it will be interesting to see you run both a fantasy setting and on going campaign for the AP’s for the first time if I’m correct

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