Plot Points
22:13th Age Gen Con Seminar

Pelgrane Press spills all the secrets of the fantatic 13th Age at this year's Gen Con. Starring luminaries such as Simon Rogers, Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan, Rob Heinsoo, and Wade Rocket!

Learn more here!

Direct download: 13th_Age_Gen_Con_Seminar.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:22pm CDT

Today, the gang discusses gaming with girlfriends, boyfriends, and others you love that way.

Direct download: S1_MiniE5_-_Gaming_and_SpousesMP3.mp3
Category:role-playing games -- posted at: 8:41am CDT

20 episodes! Glory be!

We complete our second ten-pack with the Numenera seminar from Monte Cook Games at Gen Con 2014. Enjoy!

Want to lend us some support? Ben has a book out! 

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:

  • Seven new tomes to bring horror to any campaign! Modern, 20th century, and material for even earlier time-frames provided.
  • Stunning handouts! Print them out, or share them with your players via the cloud.
  • MP3 of maddening music!
  • System neutral supplement! No matter what rule set you prefer, Seven Blasphemous Books will slide easily into your campaign.
  • Steal from this book! Ideas contained herein are NOT copyrighted. Use background material for your next adventure, novel, or short story!
Direct download: Numenera1AudFile3WAV.m4a
Category:role-playing games -- posted at: 1:08pm CDT

19: Ryan Chaddock Interview


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! 

Direct download: Ryan_Chaddock_Interview.m4a
Category:role-playing games -- posted at: 9:00pm CDT

18: Robotech Tactics Controversy

Palladium made $1.5 million on Kickstarter with their Robotech Tactics game, but is over 8 months late in delivery to backers. Should it take the game to GenCon?

Direct download: S1_Sermon_4-Robotech.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:30am CDT

The gang completes their discussion of the D&D Starter Set. Again thanks to Matt Vercant of Game Universe for an update on how the Starter Set is selling! Check them out here!

Direct download: S1E10-DD_5th_edition_pt2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:30am CDT

Episode 17: D&D Starter Set

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!

Direct download: S1E10-DD_5th_edition_pt1.mp3
Category:role-playing games -- posted at: 8:29pm CDT

Our first ever live show at Nexus Game Fair in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where we discuss Night Train for the Deadlands role-playing game. 

Direct download: S1E9_-_Plot_Points_Nexus_Live_Record.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:32pm CDT

Tabletop role-playing games are a sort of social technology, which helps gamers work through unconscoius issues and helps gamers find meaning in life. 

Direct download: S1_Sermon_3-_Gaming_and_the_Meaning.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:26pm CDT

14: Numenera's The Vortex by Monte Cook

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. 

Music by Dispirition and the Night Hours! Check out their stuff below!


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Direct download: S1E8-Nunemera.mp3
Category:role-playing games -- posted at: 1:52pm CDT