Carrie and Evie Walls are here to talk shop about running and playing all sorts of RPGs as (and for) younger players. We get into how to choose games, deal with problem players, and tell an engaging story. Also, their dad James is here.
In the aftermath of Inspector Acht’s visit to the agency, Burt Macklin goes into business for himself. A few well placed lies, with the help a supportive superior officer, and the team is on its way to a TSR stronghold.
A scrappy new team of teen supers Fetch (Molly Ostertag,) Snowflake (Noelle Stevenson,) (Lola Binkerd,) and The Bandicoot (Ben Joseph) are still finding their feet in the superpowered metropolis: Halcyon City. In a world of civilians who are inconvenienced by them, villains who want to fight them, and older heroes who want to tell them what to do, it’s hard for a teen hero to find their place. Luckily, they have each other. Hopefully that will be enough.
Having maneuvered themselves outside the chow compound our heroes are incredibly close to acquiring a crystal, which will allow them to fund a public concert. All they have to do is keep Dusty’s eyes on the mission and curb Vincent’s thirst for vengeance.
Prolific and influential game designer Avery Alder joins Alex to talk about re-entering game design with collaboration and care at the forefront. We also talk queerness, monstrosity, and kids in rpgs. Lots of other stuff too. It’s a good chat.
This episode features Jeff Barber of Biohazard Publishing. Jeff is a game designer that made the Origins Award nominated game, Blue Planet. Now after many years away Jeff has come back to game design with his new game Upwind. During this interview we talk about Blue Planet, Jeff’s long hiatus from game design, and the differences between publishing today and publishing in the 90’s.
This week, Rohit of GamersPlane shares his experience crafting a dedicated play-by-post space online, and how these games are different and often advantageous to their in-person counterparts. PbP games are a unique experience, and we take a look at how that happens.
This episode Chris Sims, John Patrick Coan, and Kat Murphy team up to recreate a 90’s kung-fu action movie. Their characters Inspector Jackie, Angela Chan, and Bobby Euphrates, defend a special little pizza shop in the Bronx called “Ancient Chinese Pizza” from the deadly Snake Skin triad. Kick back and crack open an ice cold Pepsi(TM) and listen to fists fly.