Fri, 29 August 2014
20 episodes! Glory be!
Seven new mind-blasting volumes containing forbidden knowledge for your Cthulhu Mythos tabletop game!
Herein lies the secrets of the true history of Dr. Faustus, the horrifying secrets of the Voynich manuscript, and blueprints designed to bring the King in Yellow from Carcosa to Earth!
The collection includes:
Fri, 22 August 2014
A GEN CON SPECIAL
An interivew with Ryan Chaddock of Ryan Chaddock Games, a third party publisher of Numenera products. Chaddock's work has been heating up the charts at DriveThruRPG, and he gives us an inside look at his vision and products in support of Numenera and The Strange.
Check out his work at DriveThruRPG!
Thu, 31 July 2014
The gang takes on the D&D Starter Set, the first product released for the new edition of Dungeons & Dragons!
By popular demand, we are again returning to our 2 part format. Catch part 2 next week!
Thanks to the guys at Game Universe in Franklin, Wisconsin for help in discussing sales for this episode. If you're in Wisconsin, check them out!
Thu, 3 July 2014
This week we take a look at The Vortex for Monte Cook's Numenera! The gang goes over the many innovations the game represents, and takes a good hard look at the adventure meant to introduce what Numenera is to gamers.
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Fri, 13 June 2014
In this soliloquy, Ben runs through Egyptian history, Joseph Campbell, and the D&D ruleset to prove that not only are RPGs myth-generation engines, they represent an epochal shift in the history of myth. Powers once reserved for priests and emperors are, via RPGs, brought to anyone with a D6 and Pathfinde Core Book.
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Fri, 6 June 2014
"Tower of the Serpents" by Brennan Taylor from Fate Worlds gets the Plot Points treatment in this month's episode. Our hosts erupt in argument and discord over the adventure, but no spiders were harmed in the making of this episode.
By popular demand, Plot Points is now presented in a single episode!
Also, come see Plot Points live! We'll be at the Nexus Game Fair in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Friday, June 20th!
Music by Disparition.
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Wed, 28 May 2014
Plot Points has been invited to depart the close and comforting confines of Rainbird Studios and venture out into the wide world at the Nexus Game Fair in beautiful downtown Milwaukee, which has completely recovered from last autumn's deadly zombie outbreak. See Sarah, Brad, Ben and Producer Chris in the flesh (and such flesh it is). Marvel at their physical forms! Take part in a Q&A! Prove to them that you too exist!
We'd love to see you! June 20th, 2014 at 8 PM at the Nexus Game Fair!
Fri, 9 May 2014
Today, we are thrilled to finish our discussion with Rob "Wild Dog" Wieland, author of Bucking the Tiger for the Firefly RPG by Margaret Weis Productions.
You can find Bucking the Tiger, which in this man's humble opinion may be the best adventure for novices written in the past four years, right here on DriveThruRPG:
You can find the Firefly RPG here on DriveThruRPG:
Thanks to all our new listeners, especially those of you in Missouri, Indiana, and Pennsylvania! Thanks to SuperNova72 for a super-awesome iTunes review!
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Fri, 18 April 2014
Ben flies solo in this week's episode, inquiring about what psychology can tell us about gaming, and suggesting that gaming may be a more noble thing than we have heretofore considered.
Fri, 11 April 2014
This week, we complete our discussion of Last Unicorn Games' Star Trek: The Next Generation RPG. We'll be back next Friday with a new episode!
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