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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 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 347 - The Complete Book of Exploration

We travel away from the idyllic countryside into the rough lands of the Eastern Quarter in our continual quest to talk for an hour.

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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 321 - Complete Book of Chases

We discuss the one thing that appears in every action movie, but has never really translated well to game mechanics - the chase. Listen as we run away from our problems.

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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 300 - Dire Jeopardy

It’s episode 300. That’s a lot of episodes. That’s like six years worth of podcasts. Why would we do that? What are we thinking? We celebrate the only way we know how: getting angry at each other.

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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 276 - Ars Secret Societies

Dale missed our talk about mysteries in games. So he wants to have another one. It is fascinating.

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