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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 376 - System Mastery

We discuss all the news of the day, except the one thing everyone’s talking about. Then, we discuss how well we actually know the systems we play.

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Episode 373 - Avoiding the Data Dump

How do you avoid exposition in games? How can you make it interesting? We discuss some ways that have worked for us.

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Episode 372 - Death in Games

We discuss that one thing that every game assumes but never actually happens - death. Are we just namby-pamby babies who hate to see a dead character, or is it the solution to all of our problems? The grave holds its secrets…

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Episode 370 - Fame & Reputation in Games

We discover the ephemeral nature of reputation and reputation management when we discuss the vagaries of fame in games. No one ends up more famous, which just makes the whole thing pointless.

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Episode 367 - The Complete Book of Adventures

We talk about our most loved property - the pre-written adventure. We discuss the merits and flaws of the format and what we’ve learned from them. The house is on fire.

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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 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 363 - Improvisation

We discuss our experiences in the local comedy improv group - wait, there isn’t one of those. Instead, we discuss how good we are at making stuff up while gaming.

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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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