As I was working today, the unexpected happened: the building lost power. Since I work in a warehouse without much in the way of windows and it’s for a company that sells IT equipment, the effect was pretty dramatic. The building was plunged into inky darkness, lit only by a […]

Plunged Into Darkness




Download this episode (right click and save) Mike Perna of Innroads Ministries joins us at the appointed hour, to give our listeners some real, practical advice on running small gaming events for your church or community! First, though, we talk about a few other things, in no particular order: Our […]

Episode 99 – Practical Advice for Running Gaming Events (with ...


From them will come songs of thanksgiving and the sound of rejoicing. I will add to their numbers, and they will not be decreased; I will bring them honor, and they will not be disdained.  -Jeremiah 30:19 (NIV) My favorite holiday approaches rapidly. I know, I know. Most people like […]

A Gamer Gives Thanks



Hey, listeners & readers! We recently hosted the fourth Game to Grow episode, on spirituality in roleplaying games. Two panelists should be familiar to long-time listeners—Rev. Derek White and Jack Berkenstock—and two are people we hope to have on as guests eventually, Dr. Sarah Lynne Bowman and Shivam Bhatt. Enjoy!

Game to Grow – Episode 4 – Spirituality & Roleplaying ...


Download this episode (right click and save) Grant and Peter continue our ongoing Ten Commandments series with a look at the Second Commandment! First, though, Grant has a fair bit to say about InSpectres and Pugmire, and some lessons he’s learned from those games lately. Then we tackle a question […]

Episode 98 – The Second Commandment (Ten Commandments, Part 2)




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“Jesus said to them, ‘Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.’ And they marveled at him.” -Mark 12:17 (ESV) As this post goes live, it will be election day here in the US. Thank. Goodness. The last election cycle has been […]

Render Unto Caesar



Download this episode (right click and save) We’re back to talk about religious villains in your game! First, Grant discusses a successful Pugmire one-shot and his upcoming InSpectres game. Then, Grant and Peter put out a call for your stories of ‘othering’ in the hobby (which you can submit by email […]

Episode 97 – Religious Villains




Download this episode (right click and save) Grant and Peter kick off a new, more theologically-oriented series this week! We’ll be looking at each of the Ten Commandments, and so of course we’re starting with the First Commandment. First, though, we answer a question from Patreon backer Richard Lorenz about other […]

Episode 96 – The First Commandment (The Ten Commandments, Part ...