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Three Historical Topics for RPG Campaigns with Tristan Zimmerman

Dicegeeks.com Tabletop RPG Show

Release Date: 02/05/2020

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Real history provides an excellent foundation for tabletop RPG campaigns. Today writer and role-player Tristan Zimmerman and I discuss three different historical topics and explore how they can be used in your tabletop RPG sessions. We examine The Secret Basque Fishing Grounds, The Wreck of the Ma'adin Ijafen, and The Alesia Gauntlet, so you don't want to miss it.