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.Read More
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.
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?
Hosts Aaron Catano-Saez and Jeff Stormer of All My Fantasy Children are here to celebrate their addition to the network and to have a real NICE chat about how they build the world of Fantasy one character at a time.Read More
We don’t know what park rangers do. Nobody knows what park rangers do. Are they real? Hard to say. This episode is full of crimes against the government and the state of Alaska, but it’s also full of intrigue, mystery, and evidence that leads to some upsetting conclusions about the situation in the Gates of the Arctic. Can Moriah convince the others she’s on the right track? Or will the monster claim another victim?Read More
A scream rings out in the Gates of the Arctic, setting in motion a chain of events that will unravel a terrifying mystery and bring together a tough-as-nails park ranger, a young conspiracy theorist, and a reclusive trapper. None of them can solve it on their own, but with no reason to trust each other, will they get to the bottom of it before disaster strikes again?
Jason Morningstar is here to talk about Fiasco In A Box, among many many other things. We chat about redesigning your own work versus redesigning that of someone else, as well as how to know when it might be time to pass the reigns. We talk about game formats, zero-prep RPGs, and social responsibility in game design.Read More
Aviv & Eran, the team behind webcomic Up to Four Players, are here to talk about their original Savage Worlds setting: Crystal Heart. We talk about their creative process, with game writing and comic drawing acting as supports and influences for the other, and about the emotional range of stories that Crystal Heart with Savage Worlds allows players to tell.