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I have an odd quirk as a gamer where fantasy is concerned. While I really enjoy traditional medieval/renaissance fantasy as a player, a reader, and even as a writer, when I GM, I prefer to throw a significant amount of extra technological “stuff” in. My most successful fantasy game drew […]

Everything but the Kitchen Sink


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 ...



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 ...


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)



Download this episode (right click and save) This episode, we tackle a surprisingly complicated topic: Relics and holy items! Grant’s out sick, what with his entire house having been struck by plagues of all sorts, so Jenny and Peter have the mics to themselves. For our Patreon question, they get […]

Episode 107 – Relics and Holy Items





Download this episode (right click and save) In this episode, Grant and Peter discuss naming characters and renaming characters! We kick things off with a conversation about the games Grant’s playing right now—Pugmire, Fellowship, and No Thank You, Evil!—and attempt to answer a question from Patreon backer Rich about play-by-post gaming. […]

Episode 104 – Naming and Renaming



Download this episode (right click and save) We’ve got THREE guests crowding around the mics this week to continue with part two of a special episode on personal fitness! Kimi (cosplayer, tabletop gaming podcaster, weightlifter, gym owner, and former personal trainer), Chris (media professional, tabletop gaming podcaster, filmmaker, and former personal […]

STG 103 – Fitness for Gamers, Part 2 (with Kimi, ...


Download this episode (right click and save) We’ve got THREE guests crowding around the mics this week for part one of a special episode on personal fitness! Kimi (cosplayer, tabletop gaming podcaster, weightlifter, gym owner, and former personal trainer), Chris (media professional, tabletop gaming podcaster, filmmaker, and former personal trainer) and […]

Episode 103 – Fitness for Gamers, Part 1 (with Kimi, ...



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Download this episode (right click and save) Happy New Year! Grant and Peter are back to talk about … dice?! After a couple of minor announcements and housekeeping notes, we list off some of the games we’d really like to try to play in 2017. We also tackle a Patreon […]

Episode 102 – Adapting to the Dice


Download this episode (right click and save) Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Grant and Peter sit down to tackle a topic selected by our voting Patreon supporters: Playing supernatural creatures! First, though, we spend quite a lot of time on a serious problem that cropped up in Grant’s Pugmire […]

Episode 101 – Playing Supernatural Creatures