DNA Podcast 043 – Post Apocalyptic RPGs


In this episode, Don and Rob are joined again by their friend Chad to discuss Post-Apocalyptic (Tabletop) Role Playing Games. The three discuss the different ways in which an RPG can be Post-Apocalyptic, the importance of post-apocalyptic hygiene, and then go through the history of the Post-Apocalyptic gaming genre with side trips into movies, anime and pop-culture. All this, and why The Flintstones is a post-apocalyptic setting, is waiting for you in this episode of the Department of Nerdly Affairs.

    Closing Music:

Ode to Joy performed by Oliver Eckelt 

Things Discussed:

A History of Post Apocalyptic RPGs
The Oregon Trail
The Road
Mad Max
The Fist of the North Star
Future Shock
The Planet of the Apes
Panic in Year Zero!
Metamorphosis Alpha
Expedition to the Barrier Peaks
The Starlost
Endless Quest- Light On Quests Mountain
Gamma World
Thundarr the Barbarian
Radioactive Dreams
Aftermath FGU
The Late Great Planet Earth
The Morrow Project
Fallout video game
Tri-Tac Games
After the Bomb
Road Hogs
Twlight 2000
Traveller 2300
Southern Cross
Invid Invasion
Logan’s Run
The Omega Man
Beyond the Supernatural
Car Wars
Mutant Year Zero
The End of the World
This is the End (movie)
Apocalypse World
Samurai Jack
World of Darkness

DNA Podcast 020 – Tabletop RPG Memories


In this episode, Rob and Don are joined by their friend Chad to discuss their love of Tabletop Role-Playing Games. The trio explore the history of TRPGS, and talks about their own experiences and growing up playing these games. Along the way, they discuss the appeal of Gamma World, point based vs. random character creation, and their love of Superhero Gaming. All this, and the future of TRPGs are waiting for you in the 20th episode of the Department of Nerdly Affairs.

Closing Music: Ode to Joy performed by Oliver Eckelt 

Things Discussed:

Chainmail: Rules for Medival Miniatures
Dungeons and Dragons
Little Wars by HG Wells
Metamorphosis Alpha
Traveller RPG
Gamma World
Superhero 2044
Villains and Vigilantes
Champions Review
HERO System (Champions)
TSR Marvel Superheros RPG Review
Mayfair DC Heroes RPG
Palladium Fantasy RPG
TMNT: And other Strangeness RPG
Ninjas and Superspies
Call of Cthulhu
Robotech RPG
D20 System
GNS Theory (Narrativst Games)
Pathfinder RPG
Weapons of the Gods Review
Exalted RPG
Beyond the Supernatural
Chill Horror RPG
World of Darkness RPG Universe
AR Gameboards