Jul 10, 2020
Mark Diaz Truman is one of the madcap masterminds of Magpie Games. Magpie's Zombie World, a card-based, Powered by the Apocalypse game of zombie survival is up for multiple Ennies. In this deep discussion, Mark and Ben chew over the role of writing in generating great games, playtesting, and different models of RPG...
Jul 13, 2018
Did you know DC Comics used to make Dungones & Dragons comics? And that they stopped because TSR went into competition with them?
We explore that story in an excerpt from Ben's book this week on Plot Points!
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Feb 19, 2016
We get down and dirty in the kennel with the dogs this episode, completing our discussion with Mr. Webb about Pugmire, its technical influences, and gaming theory in general.
Enjoy! And thanks as always to producer Chris Koterba.
Produced at Rainbird Studios in scenic Big Bend, Wisconsin.
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...