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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 7, 2020

John Tynes writes RPGs so good it makes me stutter. I've interviewed him twice. Each time, I've been fidgety and nervous beforehand. The man's games take up the #1 and #2 slots on the RPG.net game index! That's a frightening level of RPG chops. And now he has a new book out, The Labyrinth, and that's just as good as his...


Jul 6, 2020

Michael Prescott is the motivating genius behind Trilemma Adventures, a beautiful book of two-page adventures for fantasy role-playing games. How did he go from writing a blog to Kickstarting a book so magnificent that it's nominated for an Ennie this year?

Plot Point, and Ben's book, Encounter Theory, are both up for...


Jun 26, 2020

Brad, Sarah, & Ben take a deep dive on Thousand Year Old Vampire, the lonely RPG where you live the life of an immortal undead! 

Check out the bizarre gaming deeps at Tim Hutchings' Play Generated Map & Document Archive. 

Ben’s book on RPG adventure design, Encounter Theory, is on DriveThruRPG. Click here to pick up...


Jun 19, 2020

Hear the 1st edition DMG read aloud with RPG academic Scott Bruner and host Ben Riggs! 

Learn more about the conference Scott talked about, NarraScope, here. 

Ben’s book on RPG adventure design, Encounter Theory, is on DriveThruRPG. Click here to pick up this essential volume!

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Jun 12, 2020

A solo game of "lonely role-playing" allows you to become an immortal drinker of lives! Ben Riggs interviews game-creator and total mensch Tim Hutchings in this interview about his seminal work, Thousand Year Old Vampire

Ben’s book on RPG adventure design, Encounter Theory, is on DriveThruRPG. Click here to pick up...