Daniel was joined by Banana Chan, Steve, and Discord community member Ting to talk about the processes behind designing TTRPGs that feature both Asian themes and mechanics inspired by Asian cultures!
Dungeons & Da Asians is back! Picking up where we left off before the quarantine, our heroes venture into the heart of the Shadewood to hunt the vicious Shadow Marquis!
Game designers Sharang Biswas and Clio Yun-su Davis joined Daniel and Ammar for a discussion about the ways that RPGs can challenge how you think about roleplaying, sexuality, and human relationships!
Daniel was joined by Marianne Ubalde, a scholar based in Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan for a discussion about the representation and participation of the Ainu people in Japanese media and depictions of Japan in games.
Daniel was joined by Steve, Jacky Leung, and Collette Quach to discuss “Unbreakable”, a collection of Asian myth- and folklore-themed adventures written for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition. Each original adventure showcases vibrant and diverse Asian cultures featuring their stories, monsters, and so much more.
The Asians Represent crew was joined by Steve to discuss portrayals of Asians in romantic storylines in major motion pictures and the possibility of romance mechanics in TTRPGs.
Daniel and Ammar discuss diversity in the D&D community, break down Lunar New Year traditions, and plan for Breakout Con 2020! After that, Daniel had an incredible conversation with designer Basheer Ghouse about Islam, TTRPGs, and depictions of southwest Asia.
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Music: Intro: Good Vibes by DJ Quads https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads
Outro: Explore by Ikson https://www.soundcloud.com/ikson