On this episode of Talking TableTop is a very special guest, the one and only Ken Hite. Ken is a professional game designer that has worked on GURPS, the Star Treck RPGs, Trail of Cthulhu, and Night’s Black Agents as well as several dozen other projects. During this interview we discuss how Ken got into […]
Tensions grow as Teddy and Kelly enter the “during” stage of their breakup. Will they realize how toxic their relationship is? Or are they too bubborn?
Bacta boogies down at the BHIKKE Ball, Tryst and Lyn seek the aid of Coneman and Tupp, and Leenik gets some advice from an unlikely source.
James talks to Suzanne Wallace and Nolan T. Jones of Roll20 about online play, the changing face of tabletop, and D&D 5th edition OGL on Roll20’s virtual marketplace.
(genuine enthusiasm) Homebrewer Richard shares his journey in creating and playtesting an Edge of the Empire conversion to the Mass Effect universe. (further informational statement) Along with Cat, his wife and a member of the guinea pig game group, Richard shares what worked, what didn’t, and how the adventure is going.
On this episode of Talking TableTop is Nathan Paoletta. Nathan is a profession game designer that has published such games as Carry, Masks of the Mummy king, and Jim’s personal favorite, World Wide Wrestling. In this interview they discuss how Nathan got into designing RPGs, what it is like balancing a full schedule of freelance […]
One of the worst parts about falling in love is that it sometimes doesn’t work out. Looking back on failed relationships it can feel like you have experienced the worst behavior humanity has to offer. Designer Ron Edwards channeled that awfulness into It Was a Mutual Decision. A game about breaking up that suggests our […]
Tabletop game deigner Hannah Shaffer chats with Alex about collaborative design, collaborative worldbuilding, and finding one’s place in the roleplaying game community. We also briefly attempt to define the word “game,” but thankfully give up quickly.
Everyone’s favorite super sleuths square off against some grade-Aurek mooks. Tupp’s opponent? An in-distress medical droid that definitely had a different name last episode. Coneman’s? Three seasoned bounty hunters. Seems like a pretty fair fight for the prize-winning author.
Ro developed Gamers’ Plane, a play by post RPG site designed to expand the tabletop community. Ro and Jim talk about how Ro got into the world of tabletop, passion for play-by-post RPGs, and how playing has helped Ro deal with depression.