Yearly Archives: 2013

22 posts

Episode 21 – Redemption Stories

Download this episode (right click and save) This time our episode topic is redemption stories in your roleplaying games. We discuss how to successfully tell redemption stories in a collaborative storytelling environment; how these stories differ for protagonists and antagonists; redemption stories for player characters and NPCs; and how to […]

Episode 20 – Diligence (Virtues & Vices, Part 6)

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant, Peter and Branden continue our Virtues & Vices series with an episode on Diligence, the virtue contrary to the vice of Sloth. As usual, we explain the virtue—both culturally and theologically—before talking about its application in games and in our lives. Scripture: Proverbs […]

Episode 19 – Sloth (Virtues & Vices, Part 5)

Download this episode (right click and save) We’re back with Part 5 of our Virtues & Vices series! First, Grant talks about finding a church again, and some other news. Then we delve deep into one of the Seven Deadly Sins: Sloth. What is it? Why is it more than […]

Episode 18 – Problem Players

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant, Peter, and Branden take on a listener question about problem players! First, Grant talks about finding a church, and Branden talks about moving. Then we dive into Scripture and our topic, which comes to us via a listener question: “Could you guys […]

Episode 16 – Faith and Science Fiction, Part 2 (with Ben Rome)

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant, Peter, and Branden continue their conversation with Ben Rome, author of Games’ Most Wanted and Assistant Line Developer for Battletech over at Catalyst Game Labs. We’re still talking about faith and science fiction! Enjoy!

Episode 15 – Faith and Science Fiction (with Ben Rome)

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant, Peter and Branden are joined by Ben H. Rome, Catalyst Game Labs’s Assistant Line Developer for Battletech and co-author (with FTB’s Chris Hussey) of the forthcoming book Games’ Most Wanted. We talk about the curious lack of religion in science fiction; integrating faith into […]

Episode 14 – Temperance (Virtues & Vices, Part 4)

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant, Peter, and Branden continue our Virtues & Vices series with a look at Temperance! We talk over the usual news, and thank those who’ve commented on past episodes (that’s always nice.) Then we dive into our Temperance discussion: How it’s commonly used […]

Episode 13 – Gluttony (Virtues & Vices, Part 3)

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant, Peter, and Branden are back with the next part of our Virtues & Vices series! We start with the final tally for the first RPG Podcasters’ Charity Drive, and a bit of other news. Then we dive into Gluttony—what it is, common […]

Episode 12 – Small Topic Roundup 1

Download this episode (right click and save) Peter and Branden cover a variety of minor topics in this episode: Our STG group on Steam; Christian video game sites like GameChurch and Christ Centered Gamer; books we recommend for Christian geeks; Methodist circuit riders; games that Peter and Branden would love […]