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Episode 25 – Therapeutic Roleplaying (with Jack Berkenstock)

Download this episode (right click and save) It’s our distinct pleasure to welcome Jack Berkenstock of The Bodhana Group as a guest host for this episode! We give Jack plenty of time to talk about his group and their mission to help young victims and perpetrators of sexual trauma—a mission they’re carrying […]

Episode 23 – Narrative Structure (Science of Storytelling, Part 1)

Download this episode (right click and save) Two major announcements: This is the first episode in our new “Science of Storytelling” series; and Save Against Fear, a remarkable gaming convention and fundraiser for sexually traumatized kids, is the weekend of October 11th-13th. You’re going to be hearing much more about […]

Episode 21 – Redemption Stories

Download this episode (right click and save) This time our episode topic is redemption stories in your roleplaying games. We discuss how to successfully tell redemption stories in a collaborative storytelling environment; how these stories differ for protagonists and antagonists; redemption stories for player characters and NPCs; and how to […]

Episode 16 – Faith and Science Fiction, Part 2 (with Ben Rome)

Download this episode (right click and save) Grant, Peter, and Branden continue their conversation with Ben Rome, author of Games’ Most Wanted and Assistant Line Developer for Battletech over at Catalyst Game Labs. We’re still talking about faith and science fiction! Enjoy!

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 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 […]