Author Archive | James D'Amato

192. The Compass Cats: Re-Orienteering Part 2

Podcast Episode

Percival the Unwavering and Small benjamin are about to enter The Incredibly Dangerous Forrest. Within they expect to find Athen Gnash, mysterious supernatural entity and enemy of the Pale Moon Place. Will they be able to find victory so soon after their defeat?

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32. Emily Care Boss

Podcast Episode

Designer and theorist Emily Care Boss joins us this episode to talk Living Games, loving games, and being vulnerable in play. Can role-playing be therapeutic? How do we unite disparate gaming communities? What larp-adjacent practices can we learn from? What’s physi-ing??? You’ll have to tune in to find out! WISCON Site​ EMILY CARE BOSS The […]

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191. The Compass Cats: Re-Orienteering

Podcast Episode

After a stunning defeat in the Dungeon Dome, Percival the Unwavering and Small Benjamin, known collectively to their fans as The Compass Cats, are in a period of soul searching. Having fought in the Dome for years with an undefeated record they must find a way to rebuild their sense of identity. What better way […]

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190. Dogs In the Vineyard Part 4

Podcast Episode

Benjamin and Seriah have confronted evidence of hatred and murder, the end of the path that starts with pride. It could be Ben’s love for his brother blinding him from the will of the King of Life, or it could be an explanation for all the dark signs they have seen in Heaven. Even as inexperienced […]

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189. Dogs in the Vineyard Part 3

Podcast Episode

Evidence of apostasy Heaven begins to mount as Ben and Seriah lead a tense Sunday service, and revisit a suspiciously orney horse. Although they fear the worst our two dogs must keep level heads to serve the King of Life. That becomes incredibly difficult for ben as he encounters a startling revelation.

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188. Dogs in the Vineyard Part 2

Podcast Episode

Serriah and Benjamin Arrive in one of the furthest settlements in the Faith. A little town called heaven. They carry with them the warm tidings of relatives and the word of the King of Life. However something dark lives under the snow in this isolated village. If they are not careful it will swallow them […]

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187. Dogs in the Vineyard

Podcast Episode

James takes on the indie classic, Vincent Baker’s Dogs in the Vineyard. He is joined by author Aly Grauer and her husband Drew Mierzejewski who lend their unique perspective on the supernatural mormon western. This series starts off with Dog’s traditional character and world creation to set the stage for the game to come.

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November/December/January

Podcast Episode

James and Kat take on the holidays covering: Antarctica, Geek & Sundry, The Election, and surviving pain. Then they roll Knowledge Morality to explore ways to have fun with the classic alignment system. Finally they spend an hour discussing various types of super intelligent rats. These two are winners.

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184. MASKS Part 3

Podcast Episode

Fetch has been captured by a mysterious stranger working with The Poacher. Without her powers she must rely on her wits. Her impulses got her in to this mess, can they also earn her freedom? At what cost? Meanwhile the others have discovered the location of their missing friend. Will they arrive in time to […]

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