World building is a fun part of preparing a game but it’s still work. Sometimes you may need help generating ideas. James D’Amato from the One Shot podcast released a new book called The Ultimate RPG Game Master’s Worldbuilding Guide, which contains many exercises to build up a world. James and I went through one of the exercises to expand upon my game, Base Raiders. What happens 5 years after base raiding is commonplace? What magic and technology spreads across the world? You won’t believe how important crabs are in the future of Base Raiders!

If you like this episode, consider picking up a copy of James’ book.

A group of Base Riaders have all been approached by Vivien, a scarred woman with an intriguing tale. She claims to represent a group who have a lead on a particularly rich base. They do not have the power necessary to get particular items they want in the base, so they need their help.Will the team of freelancers be able to defeat the security of the the vault and help the group?

Arcannon – Birk
Professor White – Caleb
After Image – Aaron
Sparkles – Thad
Ross as the GM

The members of the Gate 9 crew only sought out superpowers to protect themselves from the government. Now, it has become so much more than that. They have fought monsters, the police, alien invaders, cults, and other base raiders. Their old lives are in shambles and each has nearly died more than once. Peace, they will never know. But in this campaign finale, they have a chance to find peace, reclaim their lives, and no longer face a life of constant battle and strife. Is it worth the price? Find out what they choose and how the world changes! Thanks for listening and please, buy my book.

In order to finish their mission, the Gate 9 crew must take control of a base on the moon. Getting there won’t the problem. They have a teleporter after all. But who knows who has been left on the moon and what they’re up to?

Demise, a powerful elder being, threatens the entire universe. A hero from another dimension has come to stop it and the Gate 9 crew is joining him for his battle against the entity. With the fate of the world at stake, can this unlikely group of heroes preserve?