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Plot Points

Plot Points has been discussing role-playing games as literature since 2013. The podcast takes a deep dive on the influences, origins, joys, and meaning of tabletop role-playing games. The Plot Points gang talks about new releases, old gems, and speaks with the most influential and exciting creators in the tabletop role-playing game space. 

Find a cool new game, discover a strategy for your home group, or learn a fresh take on the theory of role-playing.

Jul 13, 2018

Did you know DC Comics used to make Dungones & Dragons comics? And that they stopped because TSR went into competition with them?

We explore that story in an excerpt from Ben's book this week on Plot Points!

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Jun 27, 2018

After complaints from pulpit, press, and angry mothers, TSR took demons and devils out of Dungeons & Dragons. Or did they? Soon, D&D supplements were describing "fiends" who lived in the Nine Hells and the Abyss... And aren't they prominent parts of Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes? Enjoy the second part of this deep dive on...


Jun 18, 2018

Demons & devils are some of the fiercest foes in Dungeons & Dragons, but did you know there was a time when they were cut out of the game due to complaints? The Plot Points gang of Ben Riggs, Sarah Babe, and Brad Davies takes a deep delve into the history of demons and devils in the world's most popular role-playing...


Jun 2, 2018

Blades in the Dark is the RPG of broken people breaking and entering in a fog-shrouded steampunk city infested with ghosts. The Plot Points gang breaks down what makes it one of the best new games of 2017, and why it is revolutionary and influential.

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May 19, 2018

This week, the Plot Points crew lets YOU decide what we talk about! Sarah, Brad, & Ben chew over our favorite wrestler, books we would recommend, and read aloud some listener mail!

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