Author

About the Author
Meghan Dornbrock knows that books are true magic, and has a weak spot for storytelling rogue-kings. An artist, animator, and all-around games enthusiast, she’s fascinated by the many different ways there are to tell a good story and is eager to see what’ll come next. Eventually she will die on Mars, but currently she lives in the uncool part of Brooklyn. Follow her on twitter or on her website.

77. San Jenaro Co-Op with Dyer Rose

Dyer Rose is a member of the San Jenaro Co-op, a creator-owned group that makes RPGs together. Dyer fills me in on how the structure works, what games they have in production, and what industry issues they’re trying to address with their approach.

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76. Quietus with Oli Jeffery

Quietus is a melancholy horror RPG that uses the Blades in the Dark system to tell heart-wrenching narratives in a one-shot. Game designer Oli Jeffery shares how he utilized the system to take full advantage of the genre.

Quietus on Kickstarter

Quietus played on Party of One

Oli on twitter

75. Afterlife: Wandering Souls with Liz Chaipraditkul

In Afterlife: Wandering Souls you play as a Wanderer collecting memories of your life and discovering who you were when you were alive. Liz Chaipraditkul talks about discovering your character over the course of the game and how the mechanics evolved to support this unique and affecting player experience.

Afterlife: Wandering Souls on Kickstarter

Angry Hamster Publishing

Angry Hamster Publishing on Twitter

The Orpheus Protocol with Rob Stith

The Orpheus Protocol is an RPG as well as an actual-play podcast. Creator Rob Stith takes us through the evolution of the game and how running an AP as a living playtest has affected his process.

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Arms of the Tide: Episode Zero And Setting Primer

Welcome to Arms of the Tide! Meet the setting and learn a thing or two about the cast and characters this episode!

73. CAPERS Noir with Craig Campbell

Craig Campbell of Nerdburger Games is here to talk about CAPERS and CAPERS Noir – a superpowered gangster game and its mysterious supplement – that utilize playing cards to enhance the play experience.

CAPERS

CAPERS Noir on Kickstarter

NERBURGERS

Craig on twitter

NerdburgerGames

Nerburger Show

72. Going on a Zine Quest with Aaron King

Aaron King chats about what a zine is and what RPG zines offer to the gamespace. We talk about format, function, and selling out with Kickstarter’s Zine Quest.

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71. Doug Geisler Will Help You Beat the Boss

Long-time union organizer Doug Geisler was trained to help people using role-playing, and now his new role-playing game will train you to organize a labor union so you can Beat the Boss! We talk about learning through narrative and failure.

GET ORGANIZED

Beat the Boss on Kickstarter

Practical Fox

Doug on twitter

70. More Kittens with Cheyenne and Stentor

The Glittercats are BACK with More Kittens! Cheyenne and Stentor take us through all the new new new to be found in this supplement to Laser Kittens – new cards, new playsets, and new kitten games! So much modifying, where do we start?

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EPISODE 3: Welcome to Revenant pt. 3

The National Parks Service works hard, but the monsters in the forest work harder. With campers missing, obstacles at every turn, and the clock ticking steadily onward, our heroines are running out of time to come together and track down a force they are only just beginning to understand. What’s out there? And can it be stopped?