On the Shoulders of Dwarves

A weekly podcast about roleplaying games and the gamers who game them

Latest episode
Your Next Character Should Be an Accountant (episode 74)

What can we learn from Aggretsuko about the power of connections and a seemingly boring background.

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Older episodes

Getting Ready for a New System (episode 73)

Starting a new game, with a system you're unused to? A few things you should do to prepare yourself.

Scaling Through Maps (episode 72)

It’s a common thing for maps to follow adventures, but sometimes it can be the other way around.

Playing Through Text Chat (episode 71)

Play through Discord using only text - it's slow, but perfect for some.

Feedback (episode 70)

Giving and receiving feedback is crucial to improving our game.

Ending the Campaign (episode 69)

An ending is a process (not an event), that, if done right, leads directly to the beginning of a new game.

Opposed PC Rolls (episode 68)

When players disagree with each other and wish to use the mechanic to solve the issues.

Retiring Your Character (episode 67)

There are many reasons to say goodbye. Let's do it gracefully!

Between the Gaming Sessions (episode 66)

Gaming sessions are great, but they are also very far apart!

Taking Notes (episode 65)

It's important to keep track of details, but how can we do it in an unobstructive way?

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  • Creator: Eran Aviram

On the Shoulders of Dwarves is a weekly podcast focusing on practical advice for role-players, with a lighthearted atmosphere and no GM screen.

Every 30-40 minutes episode focuses on a specific subject, with the aim to provide useful suggestions for players and GMs who are looking to solve a problem they came up against, or just upgrade their game.

Email us with your questions and remarks, to show@dwarfcast.net

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