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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.

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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May 12, 2018

Epyllionthe role-playing game that lets you take wing as a dragon! Brad, Sarah, and Ben discuss its influences, play, and friendship gem economy. Yes, you read that right. The game has a friendship gem economy!

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May 5, 2018

The gang sits down to listen to Ben talking about the role-playing game he's writing tentatively entitled Wands Against the Apocalypse. It is a game of modern magic where only YOU and your friends can kill the most dangerous mage in the world, Irena Katastrofa. Unfortunately, Katastrofa also knows that only you can...


Apr 28, 2018

The Plot Points gang discusses Hot Springs Island, a suite of two books that are an old-school hex-crawl for the 21st century. One of the books is a world-class player handout containing drawings, maps, and accounts from previous adventurers who have survived Hot Springs Island. The other book is The Dark of Hot Springs...


Apr 21, 2018

Ben went to GaryCon and through the audio magic of the internet, now YOU are there too! He speaks with Jeffrey Talanian of North Wind Adventures about Astonishing Swordsmen and Sorcerers of Hyperborea, Lucus Palosaari of Fat Goblin Games, Daniel Fisher of InnRoads Ministries, and Ken Spencer of Why Not Games.

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