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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.

Oct 8, 2015

The gang finishes their discussion of this adventure for the DragonAge RPG!

Produced at Rainbird Studios in scenic Big Bend, Wisconsin. 


Thanks to Green Ronin for complimentary PDFs of the adventure.


Sep 4, 2015

Finally, Ben tells the world of the resumption of his D&D campaign mingling Scenic Dunnsmouth for Lamentations of the Flame Princess with Caves of Chaos, a D&D 5e playtest scenario. Also, he has a less than fun game with a TSR employee from the 1970s who shall remain nameless here... 

Ben needs YOU to back his novel,...


Aug 21, 2015

We've got the ENnie award-winning author publisher duo behind Red & Pleasant Land digitally in studio to discuss the project's success, and their philosophies of gaming, writing, publishing, and Yale grad school.


Also, our Geek Critique narrative episodes have generated more positive feedback than any other show we've...


Aug 6, 2015

This week, we continue our audio experiment with narrative podcasting by taking a look at the life and career of Bruce Cordell. Bruce worked on D&D for over a decade and a half, producing seminal novels and supplements. Yet he left it all behind to take a risk, joining Monte Cook Games and writing The Strange. Why'd he...


Jul 30, 2015

Today, we revisit the Satanic Panic of the 1980s in an experiment in narrative audio. That's right, today on Plot Points, we're telling a story, and we hope that it sounds like Chris and I broke into NPR and monomaniacally edited on their fancy equipment, and birthed this aural baby. Behold and hearken all! 

Let us...