Yearly Archives: 2015

52 posts

Merry Christmas!

This is going to be another short one, because it’s a very busy time of year (“hustle and bustle” translates to “chaos, pandemonium, and/or anarchy” when you work in retail) but I’d be remiss if I didn’t wish you all Merry Christmas! Also, while I’ve got you here: Grant and […]

Episode 75 – Group Management

Download this episode (right click and save) It’s a shorter episode this week, due to recording right after Thanksgiving and Grant (and the rest of his household) being very sick. Still, that doesn’t stop us from plugging our Bodhana Group fundraiser before getting into our main topic: Group management! We talk […]

Download this episode (right click and save) Rev. Derek White, a.k.a. “The Geekpreacher“, joins Grant and Peter once again! Derek joined us previously on Episode 38, “Christians on the Convention Scene”, and he’s back with us to discuss another weighty topic: Walter Wink’s “myth of redemptive violence” and René Girard’s […]

Episode 73 – Our Gaming Curriculum (Part 2)

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant and Peter reprise Episode 60’s “Gaming Curriculum” topic, with another set of suggested media! These are things we think you should read, watch, play, or experience away from the gaming table which will make you a better player and gamemaster. Check the full […]

My Virtual Self

Fallout 4 comes out the day this blog post drops. Finally. I’ve really enjoyed every prior game in the series that released for the PC, and with the one exception of Fallout Tactics (which fell victim to a late, game-breaking bug), I’ve finished all of them at least twice. It […]

Download this episode (right click and save) Our holiday fundraiser for The Bodhana Group has officially begun! Grant and a recuperating Peter kick off this episode with a plug for that, before diving into the complex structure and philosophy of Gnosticism in order to lay a foundation for further episodes on […]

Episode 71 – Creeds

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant and Peter take a large tangent in our discussion about heresies in the early Church, and turn it into its own episode on creeds! We discuss the uses of creeds in the early Church (and in other organizations), with plenty of historical examples, […]

Mellowing With Age

“When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.” – C.S. Lewis I was really intense as a younger gamer. I collected gaming books at a dizzying speed – enough to fill two bookcases, and I […]