Baron Munchausen

Bonus: Q&A with James Wallis

Show Notes:

To tide us over til our next one-shot, here's a bonus episode where our host and GM Fiona interviews renowned games consultant, designer and writer James Wallis, former head of Hogshead Publishing and director of games consultancy Spaaace. Whilst James has been involved in numerous game design projects over the years, he is probably best known for co-designing ‘Once Upon A Time’, a competitive story-telling card-game and for ‘The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen’, a multi-player storytelling RPG great for parties or for introducing new players to the world of role-playing games!

Timestamps:

  • Intro: 00:00:09

  • Q&A start: 00:01:29

  • Outro: 00:44:09

James’ work

S. John’s RPG recommendations

Credits

The 'What Am I Rolling?' podcast was created, recorded and edited by Fiona Howat.

The WAIR logo was created by Fiona Howat.

Q&A guest was James Wallis, former head of Hogshead Publishing and director of games consultancy Spaaace.

The additional music in this episode was 'Aimless Amos' by Rondo Brothers.

If you want to find out more about the podcast, check out the 'What Am I Rolling?' podcast website: www.WAIRpodcast.com.

Fancy getting in touch? Email the podcast at whatamIrollingpodcast[@]gmail.com.

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Episode #25: The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Show Notes:

This week, Fiona is joined by Richie, Colleen, Claire and Mary for ‘The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen’, a multi-player storytelling/role-playing game originally published by Hogshead Publishing.

Based on the stories about Baron Munchausen and created by James Wallis, this game of tall tales and playing roles is perfect for parties and requires no preparation at all! You can find more information about the latest edition of ‘The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen’ on the Fantasy Flight Games website.

Timestamps:

  • Intro: 00:00:10

  • Gameplay overview: 00:01:17

  • Start of 'The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen' one-shot: 00:04:03

  • Richie’s story #1 ‘How I survived my fall from the Moon to the Earth’: 00:05:14

  • Claire’s story #1 ‘The time I showed the Empress of Sweden’s bloomers to the town of Dusseldorf: 00:11:18

  • Colleen’s story #1 ‘How I succeeded in the enterprise of crossbreeding Elephants and Peacocks (and why)’: 00:16:43

  • Mary’s story #1 ‘How I came to be the principal in the escape of Prince Bonnie Charlie‘: 00:22:20

  • Fiona’s story #1 ‘The time I discovered the Island of Cheese and how I escaped it’s cannibal inhabitants’: 00:27:50

  • Richie’s story #2: ‘The sad occasion of my funeral and how it is that I am sitting here right now talking to you’: 00:33:21

  • Claire’s story #2 ‘How I eradicated the Black Plague from Hamburg in one afternoon: 00:39:24

  • Colleen’s story #2 ‘How I came to be burned at the stake for witchcraft in Barcelona and how I survived’: 00:40:55

  • Mary’s story #2 ‘What I did with the arms of the Venus de Milo‘: 00:52:12

  • Fiona’s story #2 ‘Why I refuse to wear scarlet, eat eggs and ride a horse on a Tuesday‘: 00:58:05

  • Outro and credits: 01:04:05

Credits

The 'What Am I Rolling?' podcast was created, recorded and edited by Fiona Howat.

The WAIR logo was created by Fiona Howat.

This episode’s players were Richie Cheetham-Gerrard, Colleen Cheetham-Gerrard, Mary Fisher and Claire Elizabeth.

This episode’s RPG was ‘The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen’, a multi-player storytelling/role-playing game originally published by Hogshead Publishing. You can find more information about the latest edition of ‘The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen’ on the Fantasy Flight Games website.

The theme music was '8-bit march' by Twin Musicom (twinmusicom.org), licensed under a Creative Commons 4.0 License.

The additional music in this episode was ‘The Story Unfolds’ by Jingle Punks.

If you want to find out more about the podcast, check out the 'What Am I Rolling?' podcast website: www.WAIRpodcast.com.

Fancy getting in touch? Email the podcast at whatamIrollingpodcast[@]gmail.com.

Follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram (@WAIR_Podcast) for the latest news on episodes.

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