Yearly Archives: 2015

52 posts

Episode 65 – Non-Human Characters

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant and Peter are back to talk about non-human player characters—the weirder, the better! After a quick reminder to rate and review us on iTunes or Stitcher, we get on with our main topic. We run through the spectrum of inhumanity: Near-humans, former humans, intelligent […]

Episode 64 – Matching System and Story

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant and Peter are back, with Fear the Con 8 behind us and new gaming horizons ahead! Grant’s had some major changes in his local gaming group, which prompt some discussion, but soon enough it’s on to our main topic: Picking a system […]

T Minus 2 Days to Fear the Con 8!

There isn’t much to say this week except this: Thursday is Fear the Con 8! Both of the current hosts, Grand and Peter, will be there, and we hope to see you there, too!

Defining “Gamer”

Listening to the latest bonus episode of Game Store Prophets got me thinking. (Actually, GSP usually gets me thinking, but this time it got me thinking so hard I blogged about it.) Early in the episode, it came up that there are 1.4 billion gamers worldwide. That can mean a […]

Episode 62 – Animals

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant and Peter are back, and talking about creatures great and small! Inspired by M. J. Young’s 2004 Faith and Gaming article “Animals” (written for the Christian Gamers’ Guild), Grant and Peter discuss the wide variety of animals seen in roleplaying games and […]

Episode 61 – Fear the Charity and Con Games (with Derek Knutsen)

Download this episode (right click and save) Derek Knutsen, co-host of THE ESTABLiSHED FACTS and the mind behind Palegain Press, joins us to talk about charitable activity happening at Fear the Con 8 and some tips on running convention games! Derek has run Fear the Charity events at Fear the […]

Gaming Curriculum: Extra Credit

Just in case the lists we gave you in our last episode weren’t enough for you, here are a few other things I’ve found useful in my gaming: Kingdom of Heaven – I like this movie for its treatment of religion and morality, specifically because it treats religious fervor and […]