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Episode 109 – Visual Character Descriptions, Part 2 (with Krissi Woodward)

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 1 (with Krissi Woodward)

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 108 – The Third Commandment (Ten Commandments, Part 3)

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 78 – Listener Mailbag 1

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant and Peter read and respond to listener emails this week! We got some very interesting emails: One from Brady, asking about Habitica, a series on bible stories, and our unfulfilled promises; and one from Gameable Pixar Podcast’s Kris commenting on Manichaeism, alignments […]

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 […]

Episode 50 – Live – Making Interesting Characters (Part 2)

Download this episode (right click and save) It’s Part Two of the special LIVE recording we did with listener questions to celebrate fifty episodes of STG! Thanks again to everyone who participated, and thanks to everyone who’s kept us going all this time! If you missed it, you can re-watch […]

Episode 50 – Live – Making Interesting Characters (Part 1)

Download this episode (right click and save) For our 50th episode, we wanted to do something a little special: A live episode recorded via Hangouts On-Air, with listener questions and responses! It turned out amazingly well, and we’re excited to do another one in the future. Thanks to everyone who […]

Episode 45 – Envy (Virtues & Vices, Part 11)

Download this episode (right click and save) Branden and Peter continue our Virtues & Vices series with a discussion of Envy! BIG news first, though: Episode 50 will be recorded LIVE, with an ongoing listener Q&A during the episode! Also, Grant’s working on t-shirts and other STG products. Then we talk about […]

Episode 26 – Patience (Virtues & Vices, Part 8)

Download this episode (right click and save) We’re back with more virtues! This time, we’re talking about the virtue of Patience, and its glosses of Peace and Mercy. As usual, we discuss and define Patience from a theological perspective, and then talk about its in-character and at-the-table uses. Scripture: Ecclesiastes 7:8-9, Hebrews […]

Episode 24 – Wrath (Virtues & Vices, Part 7)

Download this episode (right click and save) We welcome Mike, occasionally known as Mindtakerr on the Internet, as a new host! Then we talk about wrath – when anger is (and isn’t) a mortal sin, and how it can manifest in people. Then we talk about how incredibly common wrath […]

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 […]