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Episode 378 - The Bestiary

This episode makes very little sense. We talk about animals and monsters in roleplaying games, but this mostly consists of the question “Who is your favorite bear?”

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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 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 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 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 354 - The Complete Book of Equipment

We debate the merits of equipping yourself. I think we’re against it…except when we’re completely for it. It doesn’t really make sense. We also discuss our favorite magic items.

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Episode 342 - The Complete Book of Experience

We spend all of our experience on frivolous social advantages instead of improving our stats or buying sweet new powers.

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Episode 309 - Ars Nativica

Natives. Can you play one without being racist? We get racist.

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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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Episode 287 - Games About Animals

After that pet episode, we just needed to have more animal talk. We discuss how we’re going to defeat the evil Foot Clan, just as soon as we break out of NIMH.

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