"Modifier" Backlog

75. Afterlife: Wandering Souls with Liz Chaipraditkul

May 25th, 2019

In Afterlife: Wandering Souls you play as a Wanderer collecting memories of your life and discovering who you were when you were alive. Liz Chaipraditkul talks about discovering your character over the course of the game and how the mechanics evolved to support this unique and affecting player experience. Afterlife: Wandering Souls on Kickstarter Angry … Read more

The Orpheus Protocol with Rob Stith

May 17th, 2019

The Orpheus Protocol is an RPG as well as an actual-play podcast. Creator Rob Stith takes us through the evolution of the game and how running an AP as a living playtest has affected his process.

73. CAPERS Noir with Craig Campbell

April 4th, 2019

Craig Campbell of Nerdburger Games is here to talk about CAPERS and CAPERS Noir – a superpowered gangster game and its mysterious supplement – that utilize playing cards to enhance the play experience. CAPERS CAPERS Noir on Kickstarter NERBURGERS Craig on twitter NerdburgerGames Nerburger Show

72. Going on a Zine Quest with Aaron King

February 21st, 2019

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.

71. Doug Geisler Will Help You Beat the Boss

February 21st, 2019

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. GET ORGANIZED Beat the Boss on Kickstarter Practical Fox Doug on twitter

70. More Kittens with Cheyenne and Stentor

February 7th, 2019

The Glittercats are BACK with More Kittens! Cheyenne and Stentor take us through all the new new new to be found in this supplement to Laser Kittens – new cards, new playsets, and new kitten games! So much modifying, where do we start?

Worldbuilding Through Character Creation with Aaron and Jeff

January 10th, 2019

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.

68. Design and Redesign with Jason Morningstar

December 28th, 2018

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 … Read more

67. Aviv & Eran’s Crystal Heart (A Savage Worlds Setting)

December 7th, 2018

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 … Read more

66. The Games Collection at SVA Library West

November 30th, 2018

This week we’re on location at SVA’S Library West where Instruction & Periodicals Librarian David Pemberton and Circulation Manager Christopher Bussmann share with us what goes into building and maintaining a library’s game collection and how games librarianship affects the games and the players.