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Episode 369 - Bringing the World to the Players

How do you handle travel? How easy is it for the players to communicate with each other? How have we gotten along without having this very important conversation?

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Episode 364 - The Complete Book of Names

We talk about names and naming conventions in RPGs. We also give our best advice on how to insert the most apostrophes into your fantasy names.

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Episode 340 - The Complete Book of Miniatures

There’s a long tradition of using miniatures in RPGs and we look at all the methods used. Also, a conversation about integrating miniature games into RPGs. And pie. Always pie.

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Episode 326 - Ars Architectura

We’ve got a brand new format for THACO and a topic about really old stuff. We discuss how architecture impacts our enjoyment of media as well as some other stuff. But the real excitement is that Dale is here. Remember him?

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Episode 322 - RPG Advice for Your Younger Self

We talk to our inner child about inner child things, like what games we should be playing and whether Susie at school likes us. We invite Gabriel onto the show. Stranger Danger!

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Episode 319 - RPG Writing

It’s tough to write a RPG. It involves many different disciplines to do well. We ponder the best in fiction, explanations, and indexes.

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Episode 296 - Prepainted Plastic Miniatures

It’s time to talk about miniature games, but only the ones that involve no assembly or painting. Which makes the list kind of short.

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Episode 267 - Wild Speculation

What if D&D wasn’t the first RPG? What if Magic: the Gathering wasn’t the first CCG? We alternate history our own little corner of the hobby, as if that was a good idea.

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Episode 242 - Ars Sportica

Sports! They’re the obsession of millions of Americans, and yet they never show up in RPGs. Why not? What goes into running a sports-based game? Who knows?

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Episode 240 - Bigger is Better

It’s time to talk about the newest trend in mini games: “bigatures.” The really giant models that take up the whole table. Dale and Mark discuss these new models while Chris tries to distract them.

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