Podcasts

015: Talking with Jack & Jeff

Jack and Jeff of Monkey House Games talk to Jim about game design and publication. They primarily talk about how after writing Villains and Vigilantes, they fight to save their own game.

25. Japanese Game Design

Matt Sanchez and Andy Kitowski are the two brilliant minds behind Kotodama Heavy Industries. You’ll recognize their work on games that have been translated from Japanese into english like Tenra Bansho: ZERO, Ryuutama, and Shinobigami. They about the history and development of RPGs in Japan, Japanese gaming culture, and the process of translating a game.

Episode Fifty

Episode 50Holy Smokes, Episode 50! We mark the occasion by dedicating more than 5 minutes to a conversation taking place between 3 NPCs with no PCs in sight. Also, that villain’s back.

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014: Talking with The Angry GM

The Angry GM, also known as Scott, talks with Jim about his beginnings, his future, the current state of the industry, the impact of crowdfunding, and other tabletop subjects.

Episode Forty Nine

Episode 49Ok. This one is Tryst on two dinner dates. They’re taking place in the same restaurant. Hijinks… ensue… I want to reiterate that this is a Star Wars game.

013: Talking with Emily

Emily is another half of the duo that hosts She’s a Super Geek – a live play RPG podcast. Emily and Jim take some time to talk about how Emily got into tabletop, her first time as GM, character creation, and plenty more.

011: Talking with John Zinser

John Zinser, CEO of Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG), takes the time to talk with Jim not only as CEO, but as an active member of the tabletop industry. Among many other topics, they talk through the sale of L5R, John’s first experience with tabletop and his experiences with starting AEG. John also highlights some reasons the tabletop industry hosts some of the most devoted members.

Episode Forty Eight

Episode 48This one was once described to me as “definitely a shopping and smooching episode.” I think that’s a fair assessment.

012: Talking with PK Sullivan

PK Sullivan, a game designer and writer living in Chicago, takes the time to sit and talk with Jim about all things tabletop and game design.

Episode Forty Seven

Episode 47

In which the Mynock crew sneaks in to BHIKKE

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