Plot Points (general)
35.2 The Jewel of Yavin Pt. 2

The gang completes their discussion of The Jewel of Yavin by Dave Allen, Shawn Carman, Daniel Lovat Clark, and Jordan Goldfarb, developed by Katrina Ostrander. 

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Produced by Chris Koterba with the vocal stylings of Sean Higgins.

Thank you in advance John Williams! 

Direct download: S2E5_-_Jewel_of_Yavin_pt2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:30pm CST

35.1: Star Wars "The Jewel of Yavin"

The gang devles deeply into the bowels of Cloud City in this multi-part episode with Ben Riggs, Sara Babe, and Brad Davies on Fantasy Flight Games' new take on the Star Wars RPG franchise. Jewel of Yavin is by Dave AllenShawn CarmanDaniel Lovat Clark, and Jordan Goldfarb and developed by Katrina Ostrander. 

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Produced by Chris Koterba with the vocal stylings of Sean Higgins.

Direct download: S2E5_-_Jewel_of_Yavin_mp3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:47pm CST

34: 12 Year-Old's First LARP and Michael Pucci Interview

Live from exotic downtown Milwaukee! In this quick hit episode, right after LARPing for the first time in 12 years, Ben interviews Michael Pucci, developer of the CHRONOS Universal LARP System and Vaughn, a 12 year-old who had his first ever role-playing experience with CHRONOS!

For more on the fantastic CHRONOS system, look here!  

Direct download: S2_-_Sermon_3_-_Micheal_Pucci_Interv.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm CST


Plot Points will be at the Midwinter Gaming Convention in scenic downtown Milwaukee! Come see us at...

Nerdologues! Nerds tell stories! It's like the Moth!

Friday, January 16th, 10-12 PM at the Downtown Hilton in Milwaukee, Wisconsin MediaRoom

Hear us discuss "We Be Goblins" for Pathfinder on Sunday, January 18th, 12:30 in Right Ballroom C!

It's us! It's live! Unfiltered! Uncensored! You might catch something from us!

Direct download: CommercialMidwinter.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:36pm CST

33.2 Legend of the Five Rings: Code of Bushido Pt. 2

The gang finishes their discussion of Code of Bushido for the 1st edition of the Legend of the Five Rings role-playing game!

As always, thanks to 50 Breaks for our awesome bumper music!

Direct download: 02_S2E4_-_Code_of_Bushido_pt2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:05pm CST

33.1 Legend of the Five Rings: Code of Bushido

The gang looks at John Wick's classic rpg of samurai, loyalty, and honor. Dissension erupts over the role of women in the game, and deciding whether the game is more narrativist or simulationist in its roots.  

Direct download: 01_S2E4_-_Code_of_Bushido_pt1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:17am CST

32: Vampire: The Requiem 2nd Edition Playtest Review

Flying solo today, Ben talks about his take on Vampire: The Requiem 2nd Edition having been running it for a few months now. 

Direct download: S2_-_Sermon_2_-_Vampire_Review.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:33pm CST

31: D&D is Not a Role-Playing Game Says John Wick

Genius game designer John Wick posits that if a role-playing game is any game where you can successfully play the game without role-playing is in fact a board game, in which case, D&D is a very complicated board game and NOT a rpg. 

Check it out!

Read the article here!

Direct download: S2_MiniE4_-_John_Wick_Article.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:10pm CST

Ben noticed at Gen Con that there are a lot of re-issues and new editions of 20 and 30 year old products. Is gaming getting stale?

Direct download: 01_S2-MiniE2_-_Stale_Game_Ideas.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:17pm CST

29: Character Death

The gang talks about character death, its role at the table, and whether the story ends when the pulse does. 

Direct download: 01_S2_MiniE3_-_Character_Deaths_-_ed.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:34pm CST