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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.

May 13, 2022

Continuing with alignment!

Historian Ben Riggs & academic Scott Bruner read aloud the section of the DMG on alignment. 

We now have a channel on Discord! (https://discord.gg/95nH7AdnyA) Come on over to chat. 

Preorder Ben's book on TSR history by clicking here, and you will receive FOR FREE a bookplate featuring art by...


Apr 13, 2022

Let's talk Lycanthropes!

We now have a channel on Discord! Come on over to chat. 

Preorder Ben's book on TSR history by clicking here, and you will receive FOR FREE a bookplate featuring art by D&D icon Jeff Easley and signed by Ben. It's just our way of saying thanks for preordering the book! See the bookplate in this...


Apr 1, 2022

Listen as Scott and Ben discuss Gygax's thoughts on the monster as PC...

Preorder Ben's book on TSR history by clicking here, and you will receive FOR FREE a bookplate featuring art by D&D icon Jeff Easley and signed by Ben. It's just our way of saying thanks for preordering the book! See the bookplate in this episode's...


Mar 25, 2022

Once again, RPG academic Scott Bruner and RPG historian Ben Riggs convene to read and chew over the 1st edition Dungeon Masters Guide!

Preorder Ben's book on TSR history by clicking here, and you will receive FOR FREE a bookplate featuring art by D&D icon Jeff Easley and signed by Ben. It's just our way of saying thanks...


Feb 27, 2022

Once again, RPG academic Scott Bruner and RPG historian Ben Riggs convene to read and chew over the 1st edition Dungeon Masters Guide!

Interested in Ben's book? Preorder it from the store of your choice here!

Check out his current book on RPG theory here!

Ben started a YouTube channel with his friend Eliza about what to...