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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.

Dec 3, 2015

This week, enjoy a sample of a second podcast which Chris and Ben have been working on. It's the HyperCulture, the podcast that takes a deep look at nerd culture. 

Why would anyone ever give their product away? Aren't copyrights supposed to be defended to the death?

In this episode, we examine the Open Gaming License,...


Nov 23, 2015

Harken and behold this week's glory!

We're trying something new on Plot Points this week, an edited down version of an actual play podcast. Ben is running The Dracula Dossier and recording it to share. But rather than just uploading four naked hours of audio, he is choosing the best scene from the game, and...


Nov 13, 2015

Then gang finishes discussing the genius of Mike Pondsmith et al in this week's episode!

Click here to pre-order a copy of Ben's novel about a teacher with cancer seeking a magical cure. 1,000 preorders and it gets published! 

Produced at Rainbird Studios in scenic Big Bend, Wisconsin with the soundboard magic of Chris...


Nov 6, 2015

This week the gang takes a probing look at the cyberpunk subgenre, Mike Pondsmith's seminal game which in many ways killed classic sci-fi rpgs, and Land of the Free, an adventure which takes you from New York to Night City!  

Click here to pre-order a copy of Ben's novel about a teacher with cancer seeking a magical...


Oct 21, 2015

Listen to two very famous people, Dennis Detwiller and Shane Ivey of Arc Dream Publishing come on the show to talk about the Delta Green Kickstarter. Go here to support the game and see all the wonderful goodies you can...