PtW Season 2 Ep8: Hobo with a Shotgun

In this episode of Podcast: The Wrecking the crew talks about the murder hobo phenomenon in gaming, and how to deal with it.

  • Why do players resort to violence so often in RPGs?
  • What is a stereotypical murder hobo?
  • Is that style of play “bad”?
  • What kinds of games cater to that style of play?
  • What are some tips on running a good murder hobo game?
  • Assuming you don’t want to run that kind of game how can you encourage your players to change their gaming habits?

Podcast: The Wreckening is a production of The Wrecking Crew and a proud member of the Prismatic Tsunami Podcast Network. We’d love to hear comments, suggestions and questions from you! You can reach us via Facebook, Twitter, or drop us a line at

Hosts: Dave, Josh and Adam

Links from the show:

Tsunamicon 2016

Rifts for Savage Worlds Kickstarter

Full Metal RPG Podcast

GenCon 2016

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