Derek a.k.a. Zendead has been a tabletop gamer since the age of 9. Starting with AD&D then moving through a long list of games. I started running games after turning 10 and haven’t looked back. Currently I am running a Pathfinder game. I started podcasting about 8 or 9 years ago now. I had a Shadowrun specific show called Hiddengrid which is now being managed by Nulloperations. After a few years off to help raise my daughter I figured I had more to say but about more then just one game system. I had the brilliant idea to start up another show from the ground up.

Guard-a-Manger has spent more years than he wants to count reading, playing, and thinking about table top role playing games! Guard-a-Manger has played a wide range of games including Dungeons & Dragons (before the Advanced part), the Hero System, World of Darkness, T.M.N.T. & Other Strangeness, and Shadowrun. A passion for creating characters and a reputation as a lore monkey that soaks up settings, Guard-a-Manger brings a unique perspective to discussions about gaming and characters.