Yearly Archives: 2013





Download this episode (right click and save) We welcome back guest host Ben Rome, co-author of Games’ Most Wanted and Assistant Line Developer for Catalyst’s Battletech line! We discuss the 2013 RPG Podcasters’ Charity Drive and our own fundraiser for The Bodhana Group – including a rundown of all the latest prize news. Then we dive […]

Episode 30 – Long Campaigns (with Ben Rome)





Download this episode (right click and save) Branden, Mike, Peter, and Grant pick up our “Science of Storytelling” series with a discussion of episodic storytelling structure and pacing! Branden walks us through the structure and guides the discussion; and as usual, we come up with examples along the way. See […]

Episode 27 – Episodic Structure and Pacing (Science of Storytelling, ...



Download this episode (right click and save) We’re back with more virtues! This time, we’re talking about the virtue of Patience, and its glosses of Peace and Mercy. As usual, we discuss and define Patience from a theological perspective, and then talk about its in-character and at-the-table uses. Scripture: Ecclesiastes 7:8-9, Hebrews […]

Episode 26 – Patience (Virtues & Vices, Part 8)


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Download this episode (right click and save) It’s our distinct pleasure to welcome Jack Berkenstock of The Bodhana Group as a guest host for this episode! We give Jack plenty of time to talk about his group and their mission to help young victims and perpetrators of sexual trauma—a mission they’re carrying […]

Episode 25 – Therapeutic Roleplaying (with Jack Berkenstock)




Download this episode (right click and save) Two major announcements: This is the first episode in our new “Science of Storytelling” series; and Save Against Fear, a remarkable gaming convention and fundraiser for sexually traumatized kids, is the weekend of October 11th-13th. You’re going to be hearing much more about […]

Episode 23 – Narrative Structure (Science of Storytelling, Part 1)




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