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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. 

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Jun 27, 2018

After complaints from pulpit, press, and angry mothers, TSR took demons and devils out of Dungeons & Dragons. Or did they? Soon, D&D supplements were describing "fiends" who lived in the Nine Hells and the Abyss... And aren't they prominent parts of Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes? Enjoy the second part of this deep dive on demons and devils in the world's most popular role-playing game. 

Haven't heard Part 1 yet? Check it out here! 

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Here's Ben on NPR talking about game as mythology. 

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Audio courtesy of Incompetech, Kevin Macleod,  and 50 Breaks

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