Category Archives: Advice

Organising Furnace – Burn Baby Burn



Episode 17 – Organising Furnace
a.k.a. Burn Baby Burn

Hot on the heels (pun maybe intended) of our interview with convention organiser Fabian at The Kraken, we bring you Graham Spearing of Furnace fame to tell us about his experiences over the last ten years.

The Smart Party produced a pair of Fate adventures to celebrate the anniversary, so feel free to head over to DriveThru if you want to sort yourself out with some excellent con scenario action!

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Con Games – Conventional Wisdom



Epsiode 16 – Convention Games
a.k.a. Conventional Wisdom

What’s the difference between convention games and regular home games? Is D&D any good? What are the top tips for running convention games? Listen to Gaz & Baz as they give you their accumulated wisdow!

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​​Being a Better Player – I’ve Painted Myself Out of a Game​



Episode​ ​​7​​: ​​Being a Better Player
(a.k.a.​​ ​I’ve Painted Myself Out of a Game​)

​There’s lots of advice for GMs, but how can we be a better player? Every day is a school day, so if only there was a podcast to help us with lessons on how to do a more sterling job of performing the player role. Well, now there is!


Problem Players – Snooze you lose



Episode 3: Problem players and what to do with them
(a.k.a. Snooze you lose)

What are problem players and what do you do with them? If you don’t think you have a problem player, maybe it’s you? Gaz and Baz talk about some of their experiences and what to do to change things for the better.