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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 7, 2015

Because YOU demanded it gameratti! Today we release the first episode in our discussion of Queen Euphoria, a seminal adventure for the Shadowrun rpg! Special guest Aaron Andries weighs in with the usual crew, and Ben even has a letter from author and rpg icon Steve Wieck himself about the adventure and Shadowrun in...


Apr 26, 2015

Ben and Brad hit Chicago's premier comic convention, C2E2 this past weekend, and we are coming at you with a pair of interviews of interest for you!

First we talk to the folks over at Gobhoblin Pictures who just completed a web series entitled Roll Four: The Summer Campaign. The series is about a DM, his players, and...


Apr 17, 2015

Flying solo this week, Ben talks about how science fiction is facing serious challenges as a genre, based largely on the fact that the future is becoming harder and harder to envision. The Hugo Awards controversy, The Rapture of the Nerds, and Shadowrun all get call outs in this episode!

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Mar 12, 2015

The gang dissects Shadows of the Last War for the 3rd edition of D&D, with guest genius Mike Holmes!

 

Thanks to Chris Koterba for recording as always, and to 50 Breaks for the awesome tuneage. 


Feb 27, 2015

The gang tackles their first sequel at the Midwinter Gaming Convention in beautiful downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin! Laugh, cry and thrill to our trenchant observations! 

Thanks to Chris Koterba for recording and producing, as always!