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February 15, 2019

An Introduction to the Guides

Just in case you were interested in knowing a little bit more about the cast and crew, we present to you a small introduction of each player and some of our favorite games and characters.

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The continuation of our Fantasy game as the great war of Palladium unfurls even further, but what of Chantico and Baron Pennington?  Our heroes decide what steps must be taken next.

(part one of two)

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November 5, 2018

Other Palladium sales

Hello there all, thank you for listening to our humble podcast.  We should be back on schedule now for good bi-weekly RPG fun as normal!

Until then, Palladium's got a few sales going on, and I'll get to the reason I'm touting these in a moment...
Palladium Horror Sale 
There's a big discount on all things horror for the Megaverse(tm), this ends tonight

And then there's this
Christmas Grab Bag!   I've partaken of this myself, and have enjoyed it a lot. If I didn't already have most of the books, I might do it again.

And wait, whats this?
Well, what is it? :O 
Its the next Rifter issue, with a special tribute to Erick Wujcik (someone I have long had a bit of interest in), but it also has......a Physical Training hero rewrite done by someone in this podcast. I'll let you guess whom that is!

Have a good day all, game on, and never let nothing stop your fun! 

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October 22, 2018

Palladium Horror Bundle

There is only one week left for the Palladium Horror Bundle of Holding.  I would appreciate it if you could send that info out through your network/podcast. Offer ends Tuesday, October 29, 2018.  Below is what we posted in our last Weekly Update so the cost is probably a bit higher at this point, but it should be close.  THANKS!  (FYI: Palladium's Christmas Surprise Packages have also started.)

http://bundleofholding.com/presents/PalladiumHorror

The Bundle of Holding people are offering PDFS of Palladium’s horror RPGs and many sourcebooks as part of their October Horrorscelebration! It just started Monday, so you can still get in early to snag PDFs of the Dead Reign® RPGNightbane® RPG and Beyond the Supernatural™ RPG, and select sourcebooks for each in the Palladium Horror Bundle Starter Collection and the Bonus Collection. Available now and perfect to add a little scare to your month of October. This bargain-priced bundle is your starting point for countless campaigns of mind-numbing terror.

How the Bundle of Holding Works: You can pay any price (minimum $9.95) to get all the titles in the Starter Collection. If you pay more than the threshold (average) price, which was set at $19.95 to start (but goes up as more people make purchases), you also get all the titles in the Bonus Collection.

Palladium Horror Starter Collection (US $9.95 – total value $44.96):
Beyond the Supernatural™ RPG, 2nd Edition (256 page core rule book).
Nightbane® RPG (240 page core rule book).
Dead Reign® RPG, the Zombie Apocalypse (224 page core rule book).
Dead Reign®: Civilization Gone™ (64 page sourcebook).

Total PDF retail value of $44.96, all for only $9.95!

BONUS Collection (currently US $19.95 – total value $50.45): If you pay more than this offer's threshold (average) price ($19.95 to start, but the longer you wait, the higher it will go), you will level up and also get this offer's entire Bonus Collection.
Nightbane®: Between the Shadows™ (144 page sourcebook).
Nightbane®: Nightlands™ (144 page sourcebook).
Nightbane®: Through the Glass Darkly™ (152 page sourcebook).
Nightbane® Survival Guide™ (160 page sourcebook).
Dead Reign®: Dark Places™ (64 page sourcebook).

A total combined PDF retail value of $95.41, all for only $19.95 to start!

Bargain price and charity support. Not only do you get to try something new or build your existing e-library at a bargain price, but 10% of every purchase goes toward charity! We chose to support the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (www.missingkids.com) with this bundle. They provide desperately needed help and services to those in need of them.

If you have never played Dead Reign®, BTS™ or Nightbane®, the Essentials Bundle gives you plenty to get rolling. WARNING:Read a few of these books and you may get hooked on playing thrilling and suspenseful games filled with supernatural horror. Sale ENDS October 29, 2018.

**** Surprise Package Hype - in case you wanted it *****

Get printed Rifts® books at the cost of a PDF via the Palladium Christmas Surprise Package – shipping now. Don’t wait!

What is a Palladium Christmas Surprise Package? It’s a fun bargain for you and Palladium’s way of saying thank you to its many fans around the world. Fill holes in your collection, try new games (because you are not limited to just Rifts® titles), get gifts for your gaming pals, and if you want, the Palladium crew will sign every book. And you don’t have to wait till Black Friday. Order now.

$90-$100+ worth of Palladium Books products for only $46 plus shipping and handling. You are guaranteed to get an absolute minimum of ninety dollars ($90) retail value in your Surprise Package. Most get $95 and many get $100 worth of goodies or more, because Publisher, Kevin Siembieda, is crazy during the Christmas Season. And for him, that season started with Halloween.

It’s a surprise package and a Grab Bag because you never know exactly what you’re going to get or who will sign your books. Palladium always tries to include many of the items on your “wish list,” but they will surprise you with stuff you are not expecting. Things like a special print(s), map, or a negative from an actual book, or issues of The Rifter®, or a Palladium RPG or sourcebook(s), special edition comic book, or other items that they think you might enjoy. Plus you can ask for unusual items. All items are “hand-picked” byKevin Siembieda, the Founder and Lead Game Designer at Palladium, from your “Wish Lists.” ALL with autographs if you request them. For many of you, this is the only way to get autographs from Kevin and available Palladium staff members, artists and writers!Please spread the word and tell everybody about this offer! Ends December 23, 2018, but order today, because after you get your first Surprise Package, you will want another.

To those of you outside the USA, the X-Mas Surprise package is a way to get books and circumvent the extremely high cost of shipping from the US. Since you are getting $90-$100 worth of product and only paying $46 plus a small handling charge, shipping viaPriority Mail International (required for packages weighing more than four pounds) to most locations in Europe, Canada and many other countries should be around $50-$60 US dollars. HOWEVER, because the cost of the product is so low, that’s the equivalent of paying retail for the products and $0-$30 for shipping. A very good deal. Plus you get autographs if you want them! Please take advantage of it to get all those products you’ve wished you could get except the shipping was too prohibitive. We feel your pain. Game on!

Click here to get all the details or to place a Surprise Package order: http://palladium-store.com/1001/product/XMAS-X-Mas-Surprise-Package.html

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October 2, 2018

Rifter Sale!

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The Rifter(r) sale ends tonight, I humbly mention this offer here because yours truly had some content published in Rifters 79 and 81, and until tomorrow, you can get them at half price.  Give it a look see!

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September 24, 2018

Fantasy - Wayward Strangers

Our one hundredth upload!

 

And what a fitting game it is. The Fantasy crew meet some very strange and powerful individuals that seem a bit familiar in this game, as they learn more about what the fallen god Chantico is up to, and speculate as to what could happen next.

Also someone gets clowned in two hits.

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September 3, 2018

Guides Facebook page

The GTTM podcast now has its own Facebook page, please join us there anytime to talk to the Guides about anything Palladium related!
 
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QuestWise is the alter ego of Jodie Brandt, a devoted tabletop gamer for over 25 years. The channel is devoted to promoting roleplaying games large and small, with a focus on those produced by Palladium Books.

Check him out at
QuestWise on Youtube!

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August 15, 2018

Bundle of Holding deal!

As a Guide to the Megaverse(tm), I feel it is only fitting to let our listeners know that there is a deal going on right now for the Essential Rifts items, including the GM's Guide as well as the World books for North America.  My group rather enjoys the New West setting(and we'll be going back there again someday). Beating the threshold means more books, including one of my favorite books, the Book of Magic! 

Currently there's five more days on the big BoH sale, and I encourage you all to partake in the deal.

 

1) The Rifts® Essentials Bundle of Holding

http://bundleofholding.com/presents/RiftsEssentials2018

The Rifts® Essentials gets you the core rule book and a few key supplements for the science-fantasy Rifts® setting. This bargain-priced revival of the popular 2017 offer is your starting point for a campaign of mind-blowing adventure across a future Earth shattered by countless otherworldly invaders, demons and monsters. And after you get this Essentials collection, check out the all-NEW Rifts® World Books offer with supplements and sourcebooks for an epic campaign stretching across North America; described below). And 10% of every purchase goes to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to protect and help children.

 

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Rifts® “Essentials” Starter Collection (US $8.95 – total value $33.50).

It is called the Rifts® “Essentials” Bundle because it contains everything you need to play or start a campaign:

  • Rifts® Ultimate Edition™ (376 page core rule book).
  • Rifts® Sourcebook One™ (160 page adventure sourcebook).
  • Rifts® Primer (tips on running games and creating adventures).

Total PDF retail value of $33.50, all for only $8.95!

 

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BONUS Essentials Collection (currently US $20.94):

If you pay more than this offer's threshold (average) price ($20.94 when we post this, but the longer you wait, the higher it will go), you will level up and also get this offer's entire Bonus Collection.

  • Rifts® Game Master Guide (352 pages of stats, robots, vehicles, gear and maps).
  • Rifts® Book of Magic (352 pages, 900+ spells, plus magic items, herbs, symbiotes and more).
  • Rifts® Game Master Kit (character sheets, G.M. tools).

http://bundleofholding.com/presents/RiftsEssentials2018

Note: 10% of every purchase goes to National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

 

2) New! Rifts® “World Books Bundle” of Holding – going on right now – don’t miss out

http://bundleofholding.com/presents/RiftsWorldbooks

 

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The Rifts® “World Books” STARTER Collection (US $14.95 – total value $58.50).

For just US $14.95 you get five World Books, below, in this offer’s Starter Collection. Pay more and you also get the Bonus Collection of 6 additional books. ALL set in America, Canada and Mexico. Perfect for those of you looking for more world and setting information or anxiously waiting for the upcoming Rifts® Bestiary books. Also ideal for Rifts® Savage Worlds® players looking for a wealth of additional setting information, villains and monsters.

  • World Book 1: Vampire Kingdoms, Revised (224 pages, vampires and much more).
  • World Book 13: Lone Star (176 pages, CS secrets, Dog Boys, mutants, the bandit Pecos Empire, villains and more).
  • World Book 16: Federation of Magic (160 pages, 8 mages, Techno-Wizard devices, magic powers, automatons and more).
  • World Book 20: Canada (192 pages, notable places, 20+ monsters, cyborg headhunters, Tundra Rangers, and more).
  • World Book 30: D-Bees of North America (224 pages, nearly 100 non-humans usable as player characters, NPCs or villains).

 

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Rifts® “World Books” BONUS Collection (threshold currently $27.20 – retail value $61.50). Total retail value: $120

When you pay more than this offer's threshold (average) price ($27.20 when we post this, but the longer you wait, the higher it will go), you will level up and also get this offer's entire Bonus Collection with six more supplements and sourcebooks worth an additional $61.50.

  • World Book 11: Coalition War Campaign (224 pages of info about the Coalition States and their weapons, gear, power armor, robots, and vehicles).
  • World Book 15: Spirit West (208 pages, Shaman powers, spells, spirits, monsters and more).
  • World Book 22: Free Quebec (192 pages, your Rifts® Canada companion, Glitter Boys, weapons, gear, notable places and more).
  • Sourcebook 4: Coalition Navy (112 pages; the name says it all, plus monsters and pirates).
  • Vampires Sourcebook (176 pages, more about vampires, werebeasts, Soulcraft magic, vampire hunting, monsters, and much more).
  • Adventure Sourcebook 3: The Black Vault (48 pages, the Coalition’s hidden vault of magic artifacts and 101 magic items).

http://bundleofholding.com/presents/RiftsWorldbooks

Note: And 10% of every purchase goes to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to protect and help children.

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Wild Skies is a new RPG brought out by several Palladium alumni, I had the chance to talk to Brandon K. Aten about it at the Palladium open house.  The kickstarter is in its final days, so act now if you want in on it!

Check it out here!

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