Our Weekend Reading series (brought to you by our Patreon backers) continues with a curated selection of fascinating articles—and a few other things—from around the Internet.   Grant It’s been making the rounds, but if you haven’t read the late Alex Tizon’s tremendously powerful article “My Family’s Slave” in The […]

Weekend Reading – Sextupled




Download this episode (right click and save) We continue our discussion with Krissi Woodward about clothing and visual character descriptions! We pick back up with discussions of cultural and vocational costume, and move on to the effects of technology on what people wear and look like. We then spend a […]

Episode 109 – Visual Character Descriptions, Part 2 (with Krissi ...



Our Weekend Reading series continues with a curated selection of fascinating articles—and a few other things—from around the Internet.   Jenny There’s been a lot of talk in recent weeks about the benefits of gaming in relation to mental health. But something I’ve struggled with on occasion is how my […]

Weekend Reading – Clever Five Joke Goes Here




Our Weekend Reading series continues with a curated selection of fascinating articles—and a few other things—from around the Internet.   Grant Before I get to my recommendations proper, I want to re-up an article we shared out earlier this week from Kotaku: “Therapists Are Using Dungeons & Dragons To Get […]

Weekend Reading 4 – Fourthcoming Awesomeness


Download this episode (right click and save) Krissi Woodward—Grant’s wife and costume designer—joins us once again to discuss visual character descriptions in our game, and especially clothing! We have a couple of announcements related to our Weekend Reading series and our Patreon question rewards. Then we tackle a question from […]

Episode 109 – Visual Character Descriptions, Part 1 (with Krissi ...



Our Weekend Reading series continues with fascinating articles—and a few other things—from around the Internet.   Grant Oddly enough, all of my suggestions this week deal with the written word in one way or another.   From Zachary Totah over at Speculative Faith, an article on discernment in reading: “To […]

Weekend Reading 3 – Return of the Weekend Reading




It’s back! Our Weekend Reading series continues with fascinating articles—and a few other things—from around the Internet. Prepare for unaccountable interest.   Grant “The Crumbling Chicken Church in Java“. A meditation by Luke Harrington over at Christ & Pop Culture on a peculiar Javanese landmark, 2 Kings 4, and what happens […]

Weekend Reading #2 – Second Verse


Download this episode (right click and save) Grant, Peter, and Jenny return to discuss the Third Commandment! There’s quite a lot of banter and catching up to do first, of course, and we banter about illness, the forthcoming Amonkhet set in Magic: The Gathering, Snafu Brewing and TRAPPIST-1, and more. We […]

Episode 108 – The Third Commandment (Ten Commandments, Part 3)