James Mendez Hodes is a Filipino American TTRPG writer, developer, editor, and sensitivity reader. His latest creation, Thousand Arrows: a Samurai Action & Drama TTRPG is now on Kickstarter.

James and Daniel discussed whether or not you have to be Japanese to write a game set in Japan. They dove into their academic histories and much more!

Follow James on social media @LulaVampiro and check out his blog at jamesmendezhodes.com

Back Thousand Arrows on Kickstarter until Nov. 30 at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/galileogames/thousand-arrows-a-samurai-action-and-drama-ttrpg?ref=project_tweet

If you have questions about this episode’s theme, the games discussed, or anything else related to Asians Represent, get in touch with us on Twitter @aznsrepresent or ataznsrepresent@oneshotpodcast.com

Music: Intro: Good Vibes by DJ Quads https://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads
Outro: Explore by Ikson https://www.soundcloud.com/ikson

About the Author
James D’Amato, the world’s foremost Kobold advocate, moved to Chicago in 2010 to train at Second City and iO in the art of improvisational comedy. He now uses that education to introduce new people to role-playing, and teach die-hard Grognards new tricks.

One comment on “Metatopia & Thousand Arrows ft. James Mendez Hodes

  1. Tobie Abad says:

    This was a fascinating listen.
    And THANK YOU SO MUCH for the shout out, Mendez. Much appreciated!

    And yes, if you do play my game, I do HOPE you have fun! Hugs hugs hugs
    (and yes, I AM SO HONORED hehehe)

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