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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War? What is it good for? Exciting games, that’s what! Good god, ya’ll. We discuss our favorite mass combat systems and our least favorite ones.
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We discuss video games that would make good RPGs. Or interesting mechanics from video games we’d like to see in RPGs. We wish all RPGs were first-person shooters, basically.
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The D&DNext playtest is out. We didn’t play it, but we did read the comments appearing on the internet and we take issue with a few of them. So much issue that we ranted for an hour about it.
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We crave phat loot. We talk about noobs, kill-stealing, and the holy trinity. So much jargon is thrown around, Dale gets lost.
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We’ve done 74 episodes and never once had a deep, meaningful conversation about that most mainstream of all geek activities - videogames. After this episode, we still haven’t.
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