Talking Tabletop

001: Talking with Rich Howard



Recap: Rich Howard from chats with Jim about how they got started in tabletop, Rich's love for aquatic campaigns, their personal legacies, and Rich's incredible article: A Writer’s Guide to Roleplaying: Developing Character at the Table. Links: A Writer’s Guide to Roleplaying Show Notes: 3:25: Rich talks about his first ever tabletop experience as an 8 year-old kid brought to the game by his brother and how his first ever die roll lead to a lifetime of fun. 8:54: Rich talks about falling in love with Champions in 1983 and running his first superhero style games and his bother returning from the Air Force to teach them how to really role-play. 12:29: Jim talks about his first ever terrible tabletop game that he was not really welcomed at, and the difference between tabletop players and TCG players. 17:05: Jim and Rich talk about 4th edition Dungeons & Dragons, bringing new people into tabletop, and what systems they like to use for new tabletop players. 24:13: Rich talks about h