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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.

Feb 3, 2018

Tales from the Loop from Free League and Modiphius Entertainment is a role-playing game of children and teens exploring high science mysteries. Originally published in Swedish, the game was translated by Modiphius with new material set in the USA written by genius Matt Forbeck. 

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Dec 18, 2017

Brad, Ben, and Sarah talk over their favorite releases of 2017. Some are brand spanking fresh, some we've talked over before, but we are excited as hell for all of them.

Bran wants you to know you can listen to our episode about My Little Pony here, and Cthulhu Confidential here


Dec 9, 2017

The Plot Points gang discusses the NEW rpg system from EN Publishing and an adventure, Xenomorphs: The Fall of Somerset Landing. You can find it on DriveThruRPG here!


Nov 30, 2017

A panel of luminaries discusses the intersection of gaming, myth, and religion at Gen Con 2017. It was my favorite panel, and it was composed of Nisaba Press's Jaym Gates, Paizo's Lyz Liddell, and the John W. Campbell of role-playing fiction, Chaosium-fiction editor James Lowder.

 

 


Nov 20, 2017

Over 80 episodes into Plot Points, the gang takes a moment to think about what they've learned, what they've done, and whether role-playing games are actually literature.