Idle Red Hands Podcast is a weekly podcast from Japan about games and gamers. We focus mostly on role-playing games, but dabble and tangent into board games, movies, comics, living in Japan and making fun of each other. The latter being most frequent.
The three hosts, Chris, Lyal and Wayne, all live in Kansai, Japan, meeting weekly to game, gab and record the show.
“O la vittoria, o tutti accoppati.” - Arditi motto “We either win, or we all die, eh?” - Canadian version (Often used by the Olympic hockey team) In this installment of Warriors, we look at the original stormtroopers, the German Stosstruppen of World War I. But that’s not all! Download now and we’ll throw in the Italian Arditi. Wait!... [click here for more]
The month of series debuts continues with Locales, a look at how to use different settings in your games. In this episode, we also look at ships, from submarines to starships (not the band, although Lyal does talk about the band), with the added bonus of how to use them as antagonists and protagonists. Also, Chris talks about the virtues of booth babes, Wayne talks about the benefits of emphasizing... [click here for more]
Let’s look 100 years into the future to see what 2012 will bring! A pneumatic tube messaging craze will sweep the country! Science will find the cure for racism: all babies born in 2012 will be white! Automatons will do all domestic chores! Women will stay in the kitchen for the fun of it! Man will teach dogs and cats to talk! Will learn that they never really had much to say! The Idle Red... [click here for more]
In our first interview episode, we talk to Tony and Faon Grandinetti, two members of the creative team behind Emergence, a fantasy and SF RPG on Kickstarter. This may be the first game spawned in traffic. You can find Emergence on Kickstarter, and make sure to check out the Emergence website for more information on the world of Kython. Oh, Lyal! Lyal messed up the audio.... [click here for more]
In our last installment of 2012's Month of Horror, which we missed by six days, we discuss horror movies. Joining us for the discussion is horror movie aficionado (and massive movie spoiler) Josh. For those hoping to have the first 90 minutes of the 95-minute The Cabin in the Woods explained to them, I'm afraid we cut it out. I guess you'll have to learn the plot the old-fashioned way: watch... [click here for more]