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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.

Mar 10, 2018

Ben, Brad, and Sarah ask, as we come up on 100 episodes, what makes Plot Point the show that it is. We also tackle our first ever question from Patron backer Sarah Ross, who wants to know where a listener to Plot Points should start with the show.

Speaking of Patreon, the 'cast has a Patreon now. If we reach $75 per...


Mar 3, 2018

Ben, Brad, & Sarah talk about Star Trek Adventures, the new game set in the final frontier from Modiphius Entertainment! The gang takes a deep dive on "Rescue at Xerxes IV," the adventure meant to introduce newbies of all stripes to the game. 

Did you know that Plot Points now has a Patreon page? If the podcast gets to...


Feb 25, 2018

Writer Rick Heinz was kind enough to invite Ben to participate in his seminar on how not to suck at storytelling. Along with him is storyteller Jason Williams. 

Ben and Rick get into it a little bit, to the delight of all!

Did you know that Plot Points now has a Patreon page? Back the 'cast to make sure you get more...


Feb 19, 2018

Ben has been tormenting himself with the following question: Why aren't there better adventures out there? Even great games often only have mediocre adventures. This has led him to a theory of RPGs entitled "Encounter Theory." He discusses it in this trenchant episode. 

Plot Points now has a Patreon! Support the show,...


Feb 11, 2018

Ben's writing a book about the sale of TSR to Wizards of the Coast, and Brad and Sarah ask him about it. He talks about how the artist, Gerald Brom, found work at TSR in the late 1980s. 

Email Plot Points at plotpointsemail@gmail.com.

On Twitter we're @PlotPointsPod

Thanks to Chris Koterba for producing, and 50 Breaks...