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Episode Listings

M&B27: Helmgast Interview

In Episode 27, Liam and Matt interview Petter Nallo and Robin Liljenberg about their dark, contemporary horror RPG KULT: Divinity Lost (KDL). Join us as we dig deep into this new ...

M&B Plays Coriolis: 1-9 Abra Cadaver-a

In session 9 and the penultimate episode of our Mud & Blood Plays Coriolis series, GM and M&B host Matt continues the campaign, “Fear and Loathing in the Third Horizon”, ...

M&B26: Patrons, Ducks & Mutants; a Chat

In episode 26, Matt & Liam clear the agenda of deep topics, kick back, and have a good ole yarn about Patreon, roleplaying games and pretty much anything that pops into ...

M&B Plays Coriolis: 1-8 Chai Hopes

In session 8 of our Mud & Blood Plays Coriolis series, GM and M&B host Matt continues the campaign, “Fear and Loathing in the Third Horizon”, with the PCs travelling ...

M&B25: Warhammer Through the Ages

In Episode 25, Liam and Matt are joined by legendary RPG writer Graeme Davis and WFRP blogger Michał Górzański, talking about which periods of WFRP history (and alt-history!) could make for ...

M&B Plays Coriolis: 1-7 Rendezvous with Jana

In session 7 of our Mud & Blood Plays Coriolis series, GM and M&B host Matt continues the campaign, “Fear and Loathing in the Third Horizon”, with the PCs trying ...

M&B24: Gotta Have Faith

In Episode 24, Liam and Matt take a look at faith & belief, trying to go deeper than just pantheons and fanaticism. Comparison to real world religions kept to an ...

M&B Plays Coriolis: 1-6 Janitorial Espionage

In session 6 of our Mud & Blood Plays Coriolis series, GM and M&B host Matt continues the campaign, “Fear and Loathing in the Third Horizon”, with the PCs trying ...

M&B Plays Coriolis: 1-5 Angle of Death

In session 5 of our Mud & Blood Plays Coriolis series, GM and M&B host Matt continues the campaign, “Fear and Loathing in the Third Horizon”, with the PCs trying ...

M&B23: Shadow of the Demon Lord Review

In Episode 23, we review Shadow of the Demon Lord, the horror fantasy game by Rob Schwalb. Matt also flicks through the Core Rulebook, The Companion, Godless & the GM Screen ...

M&B Plays Coriolis: 1-4 Mopping Up

In session 4 of our Mud & Blood Plays Coriolis series, GM and M&B host Matt continues the campaign, “Fear and Loathing in the Third Horizon”, with the PCs on ...

M&B22: Rob Schwalb Interview

In Episode 22, Liam and Matt interview Rob Schwalb about his magnum opus, the runaway success RPG Shadow of the Demon Lord (SOTDL). Rob has also worked full-time on both ...

M&B Plays Coriolis: 1-3 Boarding Manoeuvres

In session 3 of our Mud & Blood Plays Coriolis series, GM and M&B host Matt continues the campaign, “Fear and Loathing in the Third Horizon”, with the PCs about ...

M&B21: Inside Insanity

In Episode 21 and in time for Halloween, Liam and Matt discuss insanity, a common and key component of dark and grim RPGs. Join them as they do a deep ...

M&B Plays Coriolis: 1-2 Refugees on Ice

In session 2 of our Mud & Blood Plays Coriolis series, GM and M&B host Matt continues the new campaign, “Fear and Loathing in the Third Horizon”, with the PCs ...

M&B20: Judge Dredd Interview with Russ Morrissey

In Episode 20, Liam and Matt are joined by Russ Morrissey, creator of EN World and the Whats Old Is New game system to discuss his latest Kickstarter – Judge ...

M&B Plays Coriolis: 1-1 Out of Stasis

In session 1 of our Mud & Blood Plays Coriolis series, host Matt introduces the players to the new campaign, “Fear and Loathing in the Third Horizon”, as they wake ...

M&B19: Kenneth Hite’s Horrific Interview

In Episode 19 and in plenty of time for Halloween, Liam and Matt are joined by Kenneth Hite, arguably the king of RPG horror, to discuss all things horror. Kenneth ...

M&B Plays Coriolis: 1-0 Session Zero

In this new chapter of Mud & Blood history, we begin our first Actual Play series. Host Matt will be running a sandbox(ish) game of Coriolis for your auditory pleasure. ...

M&B18: Coriolis Review

In Episode 18, we review Coriolis by Fria Ligan, a sci-fi game billed as “Arabian Nights in Space”. Matt also flicks through the Core Rulebook & Atlas Compendium in his accompanying ...

M&B17: Coriolis Interview with Fria Ligan

In Episode 17, Liam and Matt are joined by Nils Karlén & Kosta Kostulas from Fria Ligan to discuss their sci-fi masterpiece, Coriolis. This game shakes up the sci-fi norm ...

M&B16: All Things Villainous

In Episode 16, Liam is joined once again by guest host Shawn to discuss villains. Themes include examining what makes a villain, the point of having a villain in your ...

M&B15: Seeds of Adventure

In Episode 15, Liam and Matt are joined by Alex Petrovic from True Mask Games to discuss plot seeds / hooks – where to find them, why you should be ...

M&B14: Grim Gaming in our Own World

In Episode 14, Liam and Matt discuss using the real world in your games.  Whether you’re running a game set in our world, or you want to inject some realism ...

M&B13: Degenesis Rebirth Review

In Episode 13, we review the criminally under-played Degenesis Rebirth by SixMoreVodka, without a doubt the best looking tabletop roleplaying game in existence. Matt also flicks through both volumes of the ...

Mud & Blood: SixMoreVodka Studio Visit

In July, I visited the Berlin studio of SixMoreVodka (SMV). I had been invited there to collect some review copies of their beautiful Tabletop RPG – Degenesis Rebirth (shortened to ...

M&B12: Degenesis Rebirth Interview

In Episode 12, we have the pleasure of interviewing Erwan Roudaut, the knowledgeable Community Manager of Degenesis Rebirth by SixMoreVodka. We’ve also posted a companion blogpost to this week’s episode ...

M&B11: Thinking Inside the Sandbox

In Episode 11, Liam and Matt are joined by Liam’s GM Shawn, a seasoned Gamemaster who ran a WFRP sandbox game over 3 years of real time. We discuss his ...

M&B10: WFRP 4E for Dummies

In Episode 10, Matt and Liam return to the 4th edition of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay (WFRP 4E). As there are many new people discovering WFRP with this latest release, we ...

M&B09: WFRP 4E First Look

In Episode 9, Liam is joined by WebDM’s own Jim Davis for a first look at the new Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay (WFRP) edition published by Cubicle 7. As this game ...

M&B08: Conan 2d20 Review

In Episode 8, we review Conan 2d20 by Modiphius. After listening, please head over to our YouTube channel, where you can find a companion visual review, in which Matt shows ...

M&B07: Conan 2d20 Interview

In Episode 7, we interview Jason Durall, the line developer of Conan 2d20 by Modiphius. Liam dials into Jason’s living room, where Matt has had the pleasure of meeting and ...

M&B06: Sandbox Campaign Prep

In Episode 6, Liam and Matt look at sandbox campaigns – specifically what they are, why you should care, and how to go about preparing one. Show music is Berserkir by ...

M&B05: What Makes a Dark & Grim Game?

In Episode 5, Liam and Matt look at what it is that makes some tabletop RPGs “dark”, “grim” and “gritty”, why you should care and how you can start to ...

M&B04: Forbidden Lands Preview

In Episode 4, Liam and Matt take a closer look at Fria Ligan’s new dark fantasy survival game “Forbidden Lands”. Show music is Berserkir by Danheim. Subscribe! Subscribe using your podcast app of ...

M&B03: Fria Ligan Interview

In Episode 3, Liam and Matt interview Tomas Härenstam from Fria Ligan about their brilliant new dark fantasy survival game “Forbidden Lands”. Show music is Berserkir by Danheim. Subscribe! Subscribe using your podcast app ...

M&B02: WFRP Careers

Episode 2 continues looking at Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay (WFRP). Join Liam and Matt as they do a deeper dive into WFRP’s iconic career system. Show music is Berserkir by Danheim. Subscribe! Subscribe using ...

M&B01: WFRP Recap

In preparation for the imminent release of WFRP 4th edition, Liam and Matt take a look at the first 3 editions of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay (WFRP). Music used with permission by ...