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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.

Sep 15, 2018

Where do dwarves come from? What are the duergar, and why do they burrow into dwarven strongholds and kill all the dwarves they find? Find out as the Plot Points gang takes a deep look at the third chapter of Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes for Dungeons & Dragons from Wizards of the Coast!

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Sep 8, 2018

Renegade Game Studio is attempting to create a new genre of fantasy, which they describe as kaleidoscopic fantasy, in a new RPG: Overlight. The Plot Points crew take a long look at the game, and the adventure in the corebook.

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Aug 27, 2018

Sarah, Brad, and Ben take a look at Pathfinder's fifth adventure in their goblin epic, We Be Super Goblins! And they do it live! At Gen Con 2018 in scenic downtown Indianapolis, Indiana! With an audience of listeners!

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Aug 18, 2018

Encounter Theory argues that the encounter, where players interact with the world of the RPG, is the meat & bones of all RPGs. Is this true, & how can it be applied by GMs and designers?

This audio is from Gen Con 2018.

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Aug 9, 2018

TSR was created to make Dungeons & Dragons, yet by 1996, the first RPG company was drowning in debt. How did TSR arrive in this place? Why did it happen? Ben Riggs gives a summary into his book research on these very questions at Gen Con 2018!

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