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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.

Jul 8, 2021

Synthicide: Sharpers in the Dark takes the setting from a bestselling game of grimdark cyberpunk and translates it into the brilliant Forged in the Dark game system. Listen to find out more in this interview with creator, Dustin DePenning! Click here to support it on Kickstarter!


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...