On this episode of Second Watch Alex, Jim, and Megan talk about all that lives for the last few months and cover all of the forbidden subjects. Politics, religion, and strap-ons.
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 features Nolan T Jones. Nolan is one of the founding members of roll20, the world’s largest online tabletop platform. During this interview with talk about the genesis of roll20, the early days of kickstarter, and anime, oh so much anime.
What do game design and education design have to say to each other? How about larp and VR? Larpwright and academic Evan Torner joins us to talk uncertainty, ideology, transparency, and other fun things hiding in your games.
This week we’re basically a Sailor Moon fan podcast, thanks to the creative team behind Beautiful Senshi Hearts, a magical girl spin on Monster Hearts. Josh Kronegold, Anne Ratchat, and James (JC) Holder talk about their game and the magical girl genre. Special guest Lisa Padol.
This episode features Jason Pitre, an origins award winning game designer that has made games like The Spark RPG, Sig: The City Between, and Pasthuman Pathways. During this interview we talk about how he got into game design, trying to find an artistic voice, and the politeness of being a Canadian.
Can games unite the mystical and the digital? Writer, game designer, and cyberwitch Kira Magrann is here to talk magic, technology, and her new digital zine, RESISTOR.
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A Cyborg Manifesto
Eliza Gauger’s Problem Glyphs
The Witch (2016)
Meg Baker on Rituals in Play
Mad About the Boy
Origins Game Fair
Vampire: The Masquerade
Strict Machine, in the Indie Mixtape Megamix
Just a Little Lovin’
I Say a Little Prayer
Coming Out Under Fire
Daughters of Bilitis
The War Birds Anthology
This episode features Adam Kobel. Adam is best known as the co-creator of the Dungeon World RPG and as the host of various showss including being Roll20’s GM in residence. During this interview we talk about his love of black metal, the inception of Dungeon World, how the gaming industry is evolving, and the future of RPG entertainment.