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Episode 377 - Complete Book of Attributes

Attributes are the things that all (most) games have, but we still argue about what they are for most of the episode. You’d think there’d be some sort of common language of these things by now.

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Episode 366 - Ars Ghostica

None of us believe in ghosts, but we do believe in talking about them! Chris discusses his obsession with ghost shows, while Jim and Mark mock him. It’s heartwarming.

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Episode 361 - Complete Guide to Character Creation

We make some characters. Because we have opinions about them. As if you didn’t know that.

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Episode 359 - The Complete Book of Powers

That’s right, we discuss the broadest possible target: powers in games. We emerge from the other side knowing nothing new. But that’s pretty typical.

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Episode 336 - Ars Familia

Organized crime in roleplaying games gets the occasional sourcebook, but isn’t normally anything other than an antagonist faction. We set out to change that with our in-depth treatise on the subject. Or, we just talk about FIFA.

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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 317 - Licensed Games

We discuss our favorite and least favorite licensed games. That somehow makes us super-angry defending the things we love and so the whole thing ends in tears.

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Episode 310 - Complete Book of Initiative

Who goes first? It’s a universal problem with only a couple of solutions. We talk about initiative systems we’ve loved before, as well as those that leave us at the bottom of the turn order.

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Episode 302 - System vs. Setting

What settings sound awesome but are let down by a poor ruleset? Or is the ruleset better than the setting? We meld the two sides of our brains together to appreciate everything gaming has to offer.

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