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 […]

Bonus Episode 1 – 2013 New Years Resolutions

Download this episode (right click and save) A very special bonus episode! No scripture, but Branden, Peter, and Grant share their New Years resolutions relating to their faith, their personal lives, and their gaming career. Then we read some resolutions our listeners shared, and encourage them in their own resolutions.

Episode 11 – Players Behaving Badly

Download this episode (right click and save) For your Christmas listening pleasure, another episode with Grant, Branden and Peter! This episode’s topic comes to us courtesy of “D3M410″ on the Fear the Boot forums, who asked how to deal with players whose characters don’t behave like good people, regardless of […]

Download this episode (right click and save) Here’s an early start to your Christmas holiday: We were very lucky to have Shannon Dickson, a.k.a. “Leoff” (or Mrs. Ninja to some), join us for this episode. Shannon talks about the games she runs as a church activity for kids and adults; […]

Download this episode (right click and save) Our first guest host is an awfully good one: Dan Repperger from Fear the Boot! After we plug our fundraiser for PEG Partners, Grant, Peter, Branden, and Dan discuss the intersection of faith and fantasy. We talk about why they’re not mutually exclusive, the […]

Episode 08 – Setting Design

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant, Peter and Branden talk about designing settings for your game! Using Peter’s game and homebrew setting as a case study, and a few other examples, we talk about all the elements that go into setting design, as well as how to get […]

Episode 07 – Dark Settings

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant’s back! And believe us, he’s got a story to tell. He’s also got a topic to talk to Branden and Peter about: Whether or not it’s all right for Christians to play games set in explicitly dark settings like the Warhammer 40,000 […]

Episode 06 – Video Games

Download this episode (right click and save) No Grant for this episode — he’s been busy with some personal issues. That means this episode is just Branden and Peter. It’s a short episode, discussing the intersection of faith and video games. We discuss how video games get faith right (and […]

Episode 05 – Charity (Virtues & Vices, Part 2)

Download this episode (right click and save) We continue our Virtues & Vices series with our first (and according to Paul, the greatest) of the virtues: Charity, a.k.a love. We explain the Christian concept of charity and give some background theological material. Then we dive in to the in-game possibilities charity presents, […]