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A behind the scenes look at The Glass Cannon Network, The Glass Cannon Podcast and all the happenings in #GCPNation!
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0:00 | Jun 27th

Troy and Joe embark on the biggest Cannon Fodder ever as they pull back the curtain on months of gameplay and business decisions with the Network. They talk Giantslayer and what may comes after, the changes to A&A, Emerald Spire pre-production, Pathf...Show More

0:00 | Aug 30th, 2018

The evolution of Cannon Fodder Live continues as Troy and Joe talk about the first Doomsday Dawn Twitch, discussing both the broadcast itself and the game experience from a design perspective, whether GMs should let players rest in dungeons, and if a...Show More
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0:00 | Aug 30th, 2018

The evolution of Cannon Fodder Live continues as Troy and Joe talk about the first Doomsday Dawn Twitch, discussing both the broadcast itself and the game experience from a design perspective, whether GMs should let players rest in dungeons, and if a...Show More

0:00 | Jul 26th, 2018

Troy and Joe cover a crazy month on The Glass Cannon Network, talking about tactical choices vs. character choices in combat, managing several storylines in a campaign, the introduction of Four Bears, and the statute of limitations on correcting a tr...Show More

0:00 | Jul 26th, 2018

Troy and Joe cover a crazy month on The Glass Cannon Network, talking about tactical choices vs. character choices in combat, managing several storylines in a campaign, the introduction of Four Bears, and the statute of limitations on correcting a tr...Show More

0:00 | Jun 28th, 2018

Troy and Joe are BACK with an all new Cannon Fodder recorded LIVE this past Saturday on Twitch! They talk favorite and least favorite new game mechanics from Starfinder and the Pathfinder Playtest, what has surprised Troy about playing Colonel Luther...Show More

0:00 | Jun 28th, 2018

Troy and Joe are BACK with an all new Cannon Fodder recorded LIVE this past Saturday on Twitch! They talk favorite and least favorite new game mechanics from Starfinder and the Pathfinder Playtest, what has surprised Troy about playing Colonel Luther...Show More

0:00 | Jun 21st, 2018

Back in February, Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever reco...Show More

0:00 | Jun 21st, 2018

Back in February, Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever reco...Show More

0:00 | Jun 14th, 2018

Back in February, Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever reco...Show More

0:00 | Jun 14th, 2018

Back in February, Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever reco...Show More

0:00 | Jun 14th, 2018

Back in February, Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever reco...Show More

0:00 | Jun 14th, 2018

Back in February, Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever reco...Show More

0:00 | May 31st, 2018

It's Cannon Fodder LIVE from PaizoCon 2018!! This month's installment of #fodjuice has it all: Glass Cannon Network announcements, debates, Listener Mail straight from the audience and interviews with Paizo's own Owen K.C. Stephens, Erik Mona, Jason ...Show More

0:00 | Apr 26th, 2018

This month, Troy and Joe discuss the craziest week in the history of #GCPNation, break some huge news about the future of The Glass Cannon Network and welcome the Creative Director of Starfinder, Rob McCreary, to the show. In Listener Mail, they talk...Show More

0:00 | Mar 29th, 2018

Monthly Cannon Fodder is back and Troy and Joe have lots to debate this week! The Pathfinder Playtest - should people happily move on to Second Edition or just stick with what they know? Starfinder starship combat - too clunky or just right? Drawback...Show More

0:00 | Mar 13th, 2018

Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, recently visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever recording of ...Show More

0:00 | Mar 13th, 2018

Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, recently visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever recording of ...Show More

0:00 | Mar 13th, 2018

Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, recently visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever recording of ...Show More

0:00 | Mar 13th, 2018

Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, recently visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever recording of ...Show More

0:00 | Mar 6th, 2018

Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, recently visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever recording of ...Show More

0:00 | Mar 6th, 2018

Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, recently visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever recording of ...Show More

0:00 | Mar 6th, 2018

Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, recently visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever recording of ...Show More

0:00 | Mar 6th, 2018

Jason Bulmahn, the Director of Game Design at Paizo, and Erik Mona, the Publisher and Chief Creative Officer of Paizo, recently visited the Glass Cannon Network crew at their studio in New York City to sit down and create the first ever recording of ...Show More

0:00 | Feb 22nd, 2018

Cannon Fodder is back with an all new monthly format! It may not be your grandfather's Cannon Fodder, but the whole gang is in the house to catch everyone up on what they've been doing and talk about everything that's going on in #GCPNation! They dis...Show More

0:00 | Feb 22nd, 2018

Cannon Fodder is back with an all new monthly format! It may not be your grandfather’s Cannon Fodder, but the whole gang is in the house to catch everyone up on what they’ve been doing and talk about everything that’s going on in #GCPNation! They dis...Show More

0:00 | Jan 25th, 2018

Troy, Joe, Skid and Grant gather for the final installment of weekly #fodjuice. The roundtable covers a ton of topics as the guys tackle The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 139, common small-party weaknesses, rethinking the Cleric class, fleeing a comba...Show More

0:00 | Jan 25th, 2018

Troy, Joe, Skid and Grant gather for the final installment of weekly #fodjuice. The roundtable covers a ton of topics as the guys tackle common small-party weaknesses, rethinking the Cleric class, fleeing a combat encounter, and agonizing over spell ...Show More

0:00 | Jan 18th, 2018

This week, the whole gang's back to discuss Troy's State of the Nation Address, The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 138, spontaneous NPC creation, the future of Cannon Fodder and Skid's upcoming Ruins of Azlant podcast. In Listener Mail, they talk about...Show More

0:00 | Jan 18th, 2018

This week, the whole gang’s back to discuss Troy’s State of the Nation Address, spontaneous NPC creation, the future of Cannon Fodder and Skid’s upcoming Ruins of Azlant podcast. In Listener Mail, they talk about whether or not it’s too much work to ...Show More

0:00 | Jan 11th, 2018

In the wake of the roleplaying events of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 137, the whole GCP crew gets together to discuss their thoughts on changing character backstories, surprising your players, setting goals for your character and tentacle porn. ...Show More

0:00 | Jan 11th, 2018

In the wake of the roleplaying events of Episode 137, the whole GCP crew gets together to discuss their thoughts on changing character backstories, surprising your players, setting goals for your character and tentacle porn. Become a supporter of th...Show More

0:00 | Jan 4th, 2018

The whole gang is here this week to discuss Lorc’s uncanny transformation. From alternate races to role playing advice for a new body, they’ll hash out how to handle reincarnation. In Listener Mail, they talk about how GMs can keep a prewritten adven...Show More

0:00 | Jan 4th, 2018

The whole gang is here this week to discuss Lorc’s uncanny transformation from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 136. From alternate races to role playing advice for a new body, they’ll hash out how to handle reincarnation. In Listener Mail, they talk...Show More

0:00 | Dec 28th, 2017

Joe fights through the pain and Troy laughs in his face as the guys look back at Lorc's vision quest from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 135. They discuss the upside of less GM prep and more player control in the narrative, why a pre-written advent...Show More

0:00 | Dec 28th, 2017

Joe fights through the pain and Troy laughs in his face as the guys look back at Lorc’s vision quest. They discuss the upside of less GM prep and more player control in the narrative, why a pre-written adventure is ripe for original “homebrew” conten...Show More

0:00 | Dec 21st, 2017

Joe and Troy have their first official Paizo interview as they invite Paizo's Marketing Manager Dan Tharp to the show with some breaking news for #GCPNation! The guys also find time to talk about The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 134, GMs monitoring P...Show More

0:00 | Dec 21st, 2017

Joe and Troy have their first official Paizo interview as they invite Paizo’s Marketing Manager Dan Tharp to the show with some breaking news for #GCPNation! The guys also find time to talk about GMs monitoring PC gear purchases, when its a good time...Show More

0:00 | Dec 14th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe talk about day one in the new studio space and recap the role-playing heavy Episode 133. In Listener Mail, they discuss if it’s up to the GM or the players themselves to police oversights in character creation or during the ac...Show More

0:00 | Dec 14th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe talk about day one in the new studio space and recap the role-playing heavy Episode 133 of The Glass Cannon Podcast. In Listener Mail, they discuss if it's up to the GM or the players themselves to police oversights in charact...Show More

0:00 | Dec 7th, 2017

The whole gang is here this week to talk about the new Glass Cannon studio space, the opening of Book 4 of Giantslayer and how this multi-level party will fare in the battles to come. In Listener Mail, Joe gets over-excited about a Paladin archetype ...Show More

0:00 | Dec 7th, 2017

The whole gang is here this week to talk about the new Glass Cannon studio space, the opening of Book 4 of Giantslayer from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 132 and how this multi-level party will fare in the battles to come. In Listener Mail, Joe ge...Show More

0:00 | Nov 30th, 2017

Troy and Joe welcome Skid to the fod as they recap the mind-blowing finale of Book Three. The guys will process all the reveals from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 131, roll for initiative in Second Chance Theatre and, in Listener Mail, talk about ...Show More

0:00 | Nov 30th, 2017

Troy and Joe welcome Skid to the fod as they recap the mind-blowing finale of Book Three. The guys will process all the reveals from Episode 131, roll initiative in Second Chance Theatre and, in Listener Mail, talk about some of the most common mista...Show More

0:00 | Nov 23rd, 2017

Troy and Joe recap PAX Unplugged and Episode 130 of The Glass Cannon Podcast that they recorded in a Philly Airbnb. They discuss how to give your dead PCs a proper swan song, the magic of letting the dice tell the story, and the awesome power of a hi...Show More

0:00 | Nov 23rd, 2017

Troy and Joe recap PAX Unplugged and the episode they recorded in a Philly Airbnb. They discuss how to give your dead PCs a proper swan song, the magic of letting the dice tell the story, and the awesome power of a high level inquisitor. In Listener ...Show More

0:00 | Nov 16th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe attempt to scratch the surface of all the events from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 129 while also trying to contain their excitement over heading to PAX Unplugged! In Listener Mail, they offer suggestions on how to handle ...Show More

0:00 | Nov 16th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe attempt to scratch the surface of all the events from Episode 129 while also trying to contain their excitement over heading to PAX Unplugged! In Listener Mail, they offer suggestions on how to handle players who insist on ins...Show More

0:00 | Nov 9th, 2017

Troy and Joe discuss ways GMs can roleplay evil characters, how to handle character death early in a combat and the work behind the scenes that went into the poetic return of Fairaza in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 128. In Listener Mail, they tal...Show More

0:00 | Nov 9th, 2017

Troy and Joe discuss ways GMs can roleplay evil characters, how to handle character death early in a combat and the work behind the scenes that went into the poetic return of Fairaza. In Listener Mail, they talk about roleplaying in PFS and GMing for...Show More

0:00 | Nov 2nd, 2017

Troy and Joe relive the party’s epic dragon fight, highlight some of the classes in Paizo’s Occult Adventures and announce an exciting giveaway for #GCPNation! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon...Show More

0:00 | Nov 2nd, 2017

Troy and Joe relive the party's epic dragon fight from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 127, highlight some of the classes in Paizo's Occult Adventures and announce an exciting giveaway for #GCPNation! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreo...Show More

0:00 | Oct 26th, 2017

Troy and Joe discuss the perils of relying on resting, the risk of placing an encounter right before the boss fight, and the flexibility a GM should exhibit when encountering different play styles. In Listener Mail, they get a lesson in anthropology ...Show More

0:00 | Oct 26th, 2017

Troy and Joe discuss The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 126, the perils of relying on resting, the risk of placing an encounter right before the boss fight, and the flexibility a GM should exhibit when encountering different play styles. In Listener Ma...Show More

0:00 | Oct 19th, 2017

The gang's all here to talk about what has brought their characters to this point in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 125 and predict what will come next as the finale of Book Three looms. In Listener Mail, they address the difficult question of how ...Show More

0:00 | Oct 19th, 2017

The gang’s all here to talk about what has brought their characters to this point and predict what will come next as the finale of Book Three looms. In Listener Mail, they address the difficult question of how GMs can balance encounters for an imbala...Show More

0:00 | Oct 12th, 2017

Troy and Joe discuss The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 124, using research to better your roleplaying, setting the bar high for every session, the final days of the Trunau Five and what is happening in Troy's sleep-deprived brain. In Listener Mail, th...Show More

0:00 | Oct 12th, 2017

Troy and Joe discuss using research to better your roleplaying, setting a high bar for every session, the final days of the Trunau Five and what is happening in Troy’s sleep-deprived brain. In Listener Mail, they break out their first discussion of S...Show More

0:00 | Oct 5th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe are joined by Skid and Grant to talk about the epic extra-long episode 123, high HP/low AC encounters and Barron’s faulty gun. In Listener Mail, they discuss ways in which GMs can avoid saying too much to their players on acci...Show More

0:00 | Oct 5th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe are joined by Skid and Grant to talk about the epic extra-long episode 123 of The Glass Cannon Podcast, high HP/low AC encounters and Barron's faulty gun. In Listener Mail, they discuss ways in which GMs can avoid saying too m...Show More

0:00 | Sep 28th, 2017

Troy and Joe analyze the state of the team and break down their new level 10 powers. They discuss having an open door policy for player ideas, how GMs can ask questions without tipping their hand, and reveal how Troy may have let the team get away wi...Show More

0:00 | Sep 28th, 2017

Troy and Joe analyze the state of the team and break down their new level 10 powers discussed in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 122. They share their thoughts about having an open door policy for player ideas, how GMs can ask questions without tipp...Show More

0:00 | Sep 21st, 2017

Joe asks Troy his thoughts on the results of the double encounter idea from Episode 121. The ensuing conversation brings up discussions on Charm Monster, Quick Draw, competitive players and GMs, and Troy’s alleged fudging of rolls. Then, it’s a rapid...Show More

0:00 | Sep 21st, 2017

Joe asks Troy his thoughts on the results of the double encounter idea from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 121. The ensuing conversation brings up discussions on Charm Monster, Quick Draw, competitive players and GMs, and Troy's alleged fudging of ...Show More

0:00 | Sep 14th, 2017

Troy and Joe talk about The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 120 while raising questions about the best time to lay out burst AOE damage against your PCs, if you should change the treasure of pre-written adventures to fit the party, and whether you shoul...Show More

0:00 | Sep 14th, 2017

Troy and Joe raise questions about the best time to lay out burst AOE damage against your PCs, if you should change the treasure of pre-written adventures to fit the party, and whether you should keep an accurate record of the passage of in-game time...Show More

0:00 | Sep 7th, 2017

Troy and Joe break down the opening moments of the battle with the Black-Headed Beast and discuss ending your session in the middle of combat, adding an aggressive third party to your encounters, and how to handle a dispute over who should get a magi...Show More

0:00 | Sep 7th, 2017

Troy and Joe break down the opening moments of the battle with the Black-Headed Beast from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 119 and discuss ending your session in the middle of combat, adding an aggressive third party to your encounters, and how to h...Show More

0:00 | Aug 31st, 2017

Troy and Joe get back on track after their Gen Con detour last week with recaps of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episodes 117 and 118 including discussions of Total Defense from the player and GM perspectives, the importance of molding your adventure arou...Show More

0:00 | Aug 31st, 2017

Troy and Joe get back on track after their Gen Con detour last week with recaps of Episodes 117 and 118 including discussions of Total Defense from the player and GM perspectives, the importance of molding your adventure around player choices and how...Show More

0:00 | Aug 24th, 2017

Troy and Joe take a break from the normal #fodjuice format to bring you the sounds of Gen Con 50! The guys meet up to debrief the weekend in Indianapolis and pepper in audio from their time at the Con - including their special announcement at the GCP...Show More

0:00 | Aug 24th, 2017

Troy and Joe take a break from the normal #fodjuice format to bring you the sounds of Gen Con 50! The guys meet up to debrief the weekend in Indianapolis and pepper in audio from their time at the Con – including their special announcement at the GCP...Show More

0:00 | Aug 17th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe celebrate the start of Gen Con 2017, debate the pros and cons of crunchy underwater mechanics from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 116, and announce a new classic GCP convoluted contest! In Listener Mail, they talk about play...Show More

0:00 | Aug 17th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe celebrate the start of Gen Con 2017, debate the pros and cons of crunchy underwater mechanics, and announce a new classic GCP convoluted contest! In Listener Mail, they talk about playing the good guy around a table of scoundr...Show More

0:00 | Aug 10th, 2017

Troy and Joe discuss ideas for what GMs can do the session after the untimely death of a character, what to do when the party faces an arguably impossible obstacle and the “bleep” heard round the world. Joe asks Troy the tough questions about going w...Show More

0:00 | Aug 10th, 2017

Troy and Joe discuss ideas for what GMs can do the session after the untimely death of a character, what to do when the party faces an arguably impossible obstacle and the "bleep" heard round the world from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 115. Joe a...Show More

0:00 | Aug 3rd, 2017

This week on #thefod, Joe threatens to quit and Troy laughs in his face. The two talk about The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 114 and reminisce about that magnificent bear while discussing rolling with the dice and, in a very apropos listener mail, th...Show More

0:00 | Aug 3rd, 2017

This week on #thefod, Joe threatens to quit and Troy laughs in his face. The two reminisce about that magnificent bear while discussing rolling with the dice and, in a very apropos listener mail, the line between good and evil. Become a supporter of...Show More

0:00 | Jul 27th, 2017

Troy and Joe get into some serious Pathfinder mechanics debates from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 113, as they break down Flyby Attack, meta-gaming with DR and knowledge checks during combat. In Listener Mail, they consider the possibilities of r...Show More

0:00 | Jul 27th, 2017

Troy and Joe get into some serious Pathfinder mechanics debates as they break down Flyby Attack, meta-gaming with DR and knowledge checks during combat. In Listener Mail, they consider the possibilities of re-playing an Adventure Path with a new char...Show More

0:00 | Jul 20th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe talk about when to hold your action and when not to, Intimidate vs. Diplomacy checks and everyone's new favorite NPC - Fungfar from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 112! In Listener Mail, they discuss adapting characters' back...Show More

0:00 | Jul 20th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe talk about when to hold your action and when not to, Intimidate vs. Diplomacy checks and everyone’s new favorite NPC – Fungfar! In Listener Mail, they discuss adapting characters’ backstories to fit the campaign and due to pop...Show More

0:00 | Jul 13th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe talk about rolling for initiative before combat begins, what the buggane could have done had Nestor not one-shot it, Della’s new spells and what to do when you when your character is taken completely out of an encounter. In Li...Show More

0:00 | Jul 13th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe talk about rolling for initiative before combat begins, what the buggane could have done had Nestor not one-shot it during The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 111, Della's new spells and what to do when you when your character is...Show More

0:00 | Jul 6th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe discuss The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 110, resting and random encounters, when to allow substitute knowledge checks and how to approach save or die effects in high level campaigns. Become a supporter of the podcast at our ...Show More

0:00 | Jul 6th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe discuss resting and random encounters, when to allow substitute knowledge checks and how to approach save or die effects in high level campaigns. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/g...Show More

0:00 | Jun 29th, 2017

It's a very special #fodjuice this week, as the whole cast of the GCP gathers to discuss what they were thinking during the harrowing encounter of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 109. They also talk about ways in which GMs can handle mechanically ch...Show More

0:00 | Jun 29th, 2017

It’s a very special #fodjuice this week, as the whole cast of the GCP gathers to discuss what they were thinking during the harrowing encounter of Episode 109. They also talk about ways in which GMs can handle mechanically challenging combats, the pr...Show More

0:00 | Jun 22nd, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe break down the hijinks from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 108 and discuss last week's exciting announcement about the GCP's partnership with Paizo! They also talk about techniques for using knowledge checks and nonlethal da...Show More

0:00 | Jun 22nd, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe break down the hijinks from Episode 108 and discuss last week’s exciting announcement about the GCP’s partnership with Paizo! They also talk about techniques for using knowledge checks and nonlethal damage to learn more about ...Show More

0:00 | Jun 15th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe discuss the importance of having light-hearted sessions once in a while, what players should do to prepare before showing up to the game table and ways in which GMs can handle power-gamers. They also revisit the “disappearance...Show More

0:00 | Jun 15th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe discuss the importance of having light-hearted sessions once in a while like Episode 107 of The Glass Cannon Podcast, what players should do to prepare before showing up to the game table and ways in which GMs can handle power...Show More

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe break down the new focus of the campaign as of Episode 106, the future of GCP video content and what roles religion can play in fantasy RPGs. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glass...Show More

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe break down the new focus of the campaign as of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 106, the future of GCP video content and what roles religion can play in fantasy RPGs. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: htt...Show More

0:00 | Jun 1st, 2017

This week the boys attempt to process all of the visions from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 105 and Troy talks about his amazing time at PaizoCon 2017. In Listener Mail, they discuss ways GMs and players can and should handle ammunition tracking. ...Show More

0:00 | Jun 1st, 2017

This week the boys attempt to process all of the visions from Episode 105 and Troy talks about his amazing time at PaizoCon 2017. In Listener Mail, they discuss ways GMs and players can and should handle ammunition tracking. Become a supporter of th...Show More

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

On a huge Cannon Fodder 50, Troy and Joe discuss The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 104 and the many layers of depth in the Giantslayer Adventure Path from Redlake Fort to the Cathedral of Minderhal and back again. Then they have a classic debate on th...Show More

0:00 | May 25th, 2017

On a huge Cannon Fodder 50, Troy and Joe discuss the many layers of depth in the Giantslayer Adventure Path from Redlake Fort to the Cathedral of Minderhal and back again. Then they have a classic debate on the efficacy of the monk class, announce a ...Show More

0:00 | May 18th, 2017

This week, the guys recap the giant battle royal in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 103 while looking more closely at Frost Giants, ranged combat in the Giantslayer AP and how to incorporate improvised difficulty checks into combat as a GM. In Liste...Show More

0:00 | May 18th, 2017

This week, the guys recap the giant battle royal in Episode 103 while looking more closely at Frost Giants, ranged combat in the Giantslayer AP and how to incorporate improvised difficulty checks into combat as a GM. In Listener Mail, they talk about...Show More

0:00 | May 11th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe discuss Sir Will's decision from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 102, the new GCP mechanics for choosing the active party and what Umlo will do with his precious 8th level. In Listener Mail, they answer a beginner's questions...Show More

0:00 | May 11th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe discuss Sir Will’s decision from Episode 102, the new GCP mechanics for choosing the active party and what Umlo will do with his precious 8th level. In Listener Mail, they answer a beginner’s questions about getting “”into cha...Show More

0:00 | May 4th, 2017

Troy and Joe recap Episode 101 and the now expanded “cast” of the GCP. They also discuss the idea of players controlling multiple characters and what to do as a GM when the players are wise to your ambushes. In Listener Mail, they address the age old...Show More

0:00 | May 4th, 2017

Troy and Joe recap The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 101 and the now expanded "cast" of the GCP. They also discuss the idea of players controlling multiple characters and what to do as a GM when the players are wise to your ambushes. In Listener Mail,...Show More

0:00 | Apr 27th, 2017

Troy and Joe are joined by Matthew this week in celebration of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 100. They speak in depth about what needed to happen to bring Episode 100 to life and what lessons we can all learn about storytelling in a homebrew. Bec...Show More

0:00 | Apr 27th, 2017

Troy and Joe are joined by Matthew this week in celebration of Episode 100. They speak in depth about what needed to happen to bring Episode 100 to life and what lessons we can all learn about storytelling in a homebrew. Become a supporter of the po...Show More

0:00 | Apr 20th, 2017

Troy and Joe recap the wild fight against the cyclops and the rukhs,, talk about spacing and movement in Pathfinder and discuss the gruesome scene at the top of the tower. In Listener Mail, a story from a real game raises questions about how to handl...Show More

0:00 | Apr 20th, 2017

Troy and Joe recap the wild fight against the cyclops and the rukhs from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 99, talk about spacing and movement in Pathfinder and discuss the gruesome scene at the top of the tower. In Listener Mail, a story from a real ...Show More

0:00 | Apr 13th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe break down the Ettin fight and discuss how the setting may be infecting the minds of the characters. Troy reveals some alternative ways the party could have dealt with the encounter which prompts a discussion on why only doing...Show More

0:00 | Apr 13th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe break down the Ettin fight from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 98 and discuss how the setting may be infecting the minds of the characters. Troy reveals some alternative ways the party could have dealt with the encounter whi...Show More

0:00 | Apr 6th, 2017

Troy and Joe invite a special guest to Cannon Fodder to get their take on all the infighting backlash from Episode 97. Listener Mail this week prompts a great discussion about gender and romance mechanics in RPGs. Become a supporter of the podcast a...Show More

0:00 | Apr 6th, 2017

Troy and Joe invite a special guest to Cannon Fodder to get their take on all the infighting backlash from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 97. Listener Mail this week prompts a great discussion about gender and romance mechanics in RPGs. Become a s...Show More

0:00 | Mar 30th, 2017

Troy and Joe discuss the shocking events of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 96, Will and Della's choices, the fall of a Paladin, alignment, PC vs. PC encounters and what to do as a GM when a PC dies in an objectively uninteresting part of the story....Show More

0:00 | Mar 30th, 2017

Troy and Joe discuss the shocking events of Episode 96, Will and Della’s choices, the fall of a Paladin, alignment, PC vs. PC encounters and what to do as a GM when a PC dies in an objectively uninteresting part of the story. All that and yet another...Show More

0:00 | Mar 23rd, 2017

Troy and Joe relive the harrowing encounter with the Oculus from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 95 which opens up a discussion about players "undoing" or "correcting" their actions, the dangers of firearms on stealth missions and how encounter dipl...Show More

0:00 | Mar 23rd, 2017

Troy and Joe relive the harrowing encounter with the Oculus which opens up a discussion about players “”undoing”” or “”correcting”” their actions, the dangers of firearms on stealth missions and how encounter diplomacy can make for even more memorabl...Show More

0:00 | Mar 16th, 2017

After going back over all of the clues the party came across in the giant camps during The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 94, Troy and Joe talk about prepping daytime versus nighttime incursions and rules for stealth rolls for an entire group. In Liste...Show More

0:00 | Mar 9th, 2017

Is Troy being too easy on the players now!? Joe challenges Troy on his battlefield tactics in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 93 and the two discuss GM strategy in taking PC damage dealers out of the fight. In Listener Mail, the boys break down exac...Show More

0:00 | Mar 2nd, 2017

Troy and Joe are joined once again by everyone but Matthew as they recap the Cave Giant fight from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 92, deconstruct Barron's backstory, and try to imagine what comes next for the party as they stare a giant army in the...Show More

0:00 | Feb 23rd, 2017

Troy and Joe are joined by not one, but TWO special guests as they sort through the spire drake's treasure hoard from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 91 and discuss the pros and cons of having your players explore mostly empty places. Meanwhile, lis...Show More

0:00 | Feb 16th, 2017

This week Troy and Joe recap the decision to go continue deeper into the undead threat from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 90, Joe talks about why he went Big Willy Style and Troy explains what he hates about the Climb skill and how he would fix it...Show More

0:00 | Feb 9th, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe discuss their theories on the history of the chapel from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 89, reveal some behind-the-scenes on Will's conversation with Della and discuss the pros and cons of letting your party get caught up in...Show More

0:00 | Feb 2nd, 2017

This week, Troy and Joe recap the Giant Flytrap encounter from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 88 while discussing consumable usage in the wild and getting the PCs back on track without breaking the fourth wall. Then, they play out a listener's "wha...Show More

0:00 | Jan 26th, 2017

This week Troy and Joe discuss The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 87 and the pros and cons of players reading other published material related to the Adventure Path in order to learn more about the world. They also try to figure out how to balance taki...Show More

0:00 | Jan 19th, 2017

This week Troy and Joe break down the brilliant strategy the players laid out in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 86. Troy talks about what he would do differently in retrospect while Joe tests out some theories as to how the Storm Tyrant is building...Show More

0:00 | Jan 12th, 2017

This week Troy and Joe discuss the aftermath of the drake fight and the schism forming in the party from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 85. They also talk about ways you can repurpose old modules, books, and other adventure paths to spice up your o...Show More

0:00 | Jan 5th, 2017

This week Troy and Joe attempt to scratch the surface of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 84, or what Joe is calling, "the biggest con job Troy has pulled on them yet," and tackle two listener questions about the age old tabletop problem of how to ke...Show More

0:00 | Jan 5th, 2017

This week Troy and Joe attempt to scratch the surface of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 84, or what Joe is calling, "the biggest con job Troy has pulled on them yet," and tackle two listener questions about the age old tabletop problem of how to ke...Show More

0:00 | Dec 29th, 2016

This week Troy and Joe recap the relaxed and whimsical session the crew had this week during The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 83. They also talk about times in which GMs can target NPCs within a party instead of the PCs, when and when not to allow pl...Show More

0:00 | Dec 22nd, 2016

This week Troy and Joe break down the tactical mastery the gang displayed in the encounter from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 82 and discuss their opinions on whether or not GMs should allow a rotating player in long-term campaigns, how to make pl...Show More

0:00 | Dec 15th, 2016

This week Troy and Joe talk about the role-playing and encounter of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 81 as well as what they love about stumbling upon settlements during long running adventures. And thanks to some listener mail, Joe finally makes goo...Show More

0:00 | Dec 8th, 2016

This week, Troy and Joe break down the events of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 80, including a frank discussion of the most fearsome eight-legged cat in Golarion and answer some listener mail about when GMs should use the fine art of "retconning" ...Show More

0:00 | Dec 1st, 2016

In their 25th installment of Cannon Fodder, Troy and Joe break down the Ewigga fight from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 79 and answer two similar listener mail questions regarding how much players should discuss with their group before bringing in...Show More

0:00 | Nov 24th, 2016

This week, Troy and Joe are joined by future audiobook voiceover star Skid Maher! As well as discussing the events of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 78 and Skid's INSANE intro, they also talk about about finding the balance between downtime and kee...Show More

0:00 | Nov 17th, 2016

This week, Troy and Joe discuss the ups and downs of the Lokmorr combat from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 77 and how Troy improvised certain elements on the fly. They also talk about emergent storytelling from dice, love stories in Pathfinder and...Show More

0:00 | Nov 10th, 2016

This week Troy and Joe discuss the events of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 76 including splitting the party in the heat of battle and the tragic moment in the closing seconds. They also answer a listener's question about how doing the show has hel...Show More

0:00 | Nov 3rd, 2016

This week, Troy and Joe recap The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 75 and talk about about the dungeon crawl game style and it's origins, the mechanics of how light works in Pathfinder, some advanced races they are interested in playing and how they hand...Show More

0:00 | Oct 27th, 2016

In their 20th installment of Cannon Fodder, Troy and Joe discuss the story of Nargrym's betrayal from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 74, how to resolve the GM's imagination of a scene if the players can't envision it, some tips for new players and ...Show More

0:00 | Oct 20th, 2016

This week, Troy and Joe talk about The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 73, the challenges of starting a new chapter of an adventure, ways to bring a new party together and how to handle the conflict between what you want and what your character wants. ...Show More

0:00 | Oct 13th, 2016

Troy and Joe discuss Lorc's departure and replacement from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 72, the new mission and what to do when you're faced with a TPK! Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreon.com/glasscannon Yo...Show More

0:00 | Oct 6th, 2016

On a very special Cannon Fodder, Troy and Joe recap the events of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 71, discuss the pros and cons of having an evil character in your party and interview the author of The Hill Giant's Pledge, Book Two of the Giantslaye...Show More

0:00 | Sep 29th, 2016

Troy and Joe break down the epic finale of Book Two in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 70 and talk about their conflicting emotions on everything that went down. They also discuss what was actually in the middle buildings of Redlake Fort and share t...Show More

0:00 | Sep 22nd, 2016

Troy and Joe discuss the brutal events that unfolded in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 69, their predictions for the outcome and what steps players can take to maintain interest in their characters for a long period of time. Plus, Cannon Fodder Tri...Show More

0:00 | Sep 15th, 2016

Troy and Joe discuss what was really going on behind the hideous ritual of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 68, what to do when your PCs discover the boss prematurely, the best ways to use foreshadowing as a GM and how to keep the action moving if pa...Show More

0:00 | Sep 8th, 2016

Last week's special guest, Marvel Comics Executive Editor Nick Lowe, returns to join Troy and Joe in a discussion of the outcome of the Grenseldek fight from The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 67, how to create the best villains, what it's like playing...Show More

0:00 | Sep 1st, 2016

Troy and Joe land their biggest guest yet this week by way of Executive Editor at Marvel Comics and official GCP composer in residence Nick Lowe! They discuss the events of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 66, ways in which GMs AND comic book writers...Show More

0:00 | Aug 25th, 2016

Troy and Joe welcome some special guests to discuss the big reveals of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 65, how to be a better roleplayer and what to do when your gaming group can't meet regularly. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon pa...Show More

0:00 | Aug 18th, 2016

Troy and Joe enjoy the pleasure of Skid's company once again as the three discuss the haunting story of Fabian Blix in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 64, playing Pathfinder like a video game and what really goes into preparing a massive campaign. ...Show More

0:00 | Aug 11th, 2016

Skid is back by popular demand! He joins Troy and Joe as they discuss the battle against the ogres in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 63, the times when you should tell your GM that they are wrong and the many ways to award experience points in your...Show More

0:00 | Aug 4th, 2016

Troy and Joe welcome a special guest to Cannon Fodder this week! They discuss what was really going on in Kargukk's tent in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 62, their strong feelings on min/maxing and when it's time to kick a player out of your game....Show More

0:00 | Jul 28th, 2016

In the longest episode of Cannon Fodder yet, Troy and Joe try to cover all of the shocking revelations of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 61. Plus, they answer a fan's timely question about character development and story progression. Become a supp...Show More

0:00 | Jul 21st, 2016

Troy and Joe break down the events of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 60 and try to dig deeper into the mystery of Redlake Fort's ominous past. Plus, in a Cannon Fodder first, Joe surprises Troy with an unexpected backstory from Lorc's past. Become...Show More

0:00 | Jul 14th, 2016

Troy and Joe recap the approach to the infamous Redlake Fort in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 59, discuss what goes into preparing a sandbox adventure and answer the question of a listener who isn't related to Joe! Become a supporter of the podc...Show More

0:00 | Jul 7th, 2016

Troy and Joe talk about the split party battle in The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 58, how much GMs should let players talk strategy to each other during combat rounds and ways to bring a new character into an ongoing storyline. Become a supporter o...Show More

0:00 | Jun 30th, 2016

This week Troy and Joe discuss the emotional events of The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 57, talk about the importance of remembering to ACTUALLY role-play in your sessions and answer our first listener email question! Become a supporter of the podc...Show More

0:00 | Jun 23rd, 2016

Troy and Joe recap The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 56, discuss how and when GMs should reward players and ways you can adapt encounters on the fly to keep things interesting. Become a supporter of the podcast at our Patreon page: http://www.patreo...Show More

0:00 | Jun 16th, 2016

In their first ever installment of Cannon Fodder, hosts Troy Lavallee and Joe O’Brien sit down to recap The Glass Cannon Podcast Episode 55, learn the amazing backstory of a certain villain and talk about ways GMs can deal with frustrated players in ...Show More