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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.

Nov 10, 2018

Chaosium has released a new version of Masks of Nyarlathotep, which many believe to be the greatest RPG campaign of all time. With hundreds of pages of new material, including an entirely new scenario, the Plot Points gang asks, how does this compare to the original edition from 1984, and takes a deep look at the first...

Nov 1, 2018

Once upon a time, D&D wanted to make a game for 8-year-olds. It was to include a video tape explaining how to play the game. The story of the game's creation is one of ancient computers, bad acting, disastrous management decisions, and Harry Hamlin. 

Harken and gather round, and hear of the tragedy of Dragon Strike!

Oct 16, 2018

Cat Tobin, Shel Kahn, and Daniel Kwan explain how gaming can make positive change in the world at this seminar from Gen Con 2018! And fair warning, a few cuss words do slip out...

To our all our loyal listeners, we have been a bit delayed this month. Ben had a sudden death in the family, which to say the least put a...

Sep 28, 2018

Here about the good things coming from Pelgrane Press at their 2018 seminar from Gen Con!

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Sep 15, 2018

Where do dwarves come from? What are the duergar, and why do they burrow into dwarven strongholds and kill all the dwarves they find? Find out as the Plot Points gang takes a deep look at the third chapter of Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes for Dungeons & Dragons from Wizards of the Coast!

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