Take a moment and imagine the following scenario . . . You find yourself in a game of Settlers of Catan. The game has been going for several rounds now, and many of the players are within striking distance of getting their final victory point. You are confident that the … Continue reading
The New Classic: Dungeons & Dragons Winter descends upon the village, its full force arriving in less than a moon’s cycle. In the distance, storm clouds roll and the thunder of Thor’s hammer can be heard driving them onward. Angered voices can be heard coming from the largest structure in … Continue reading
Stars Without Number A routine salvage job on the edges of Grimhild finds the crew of the Razorback trying to outrun Trehuvian Pirates to reach Erginus Station 1742. Rumor on the spaceways is an ancient piece of tech could bring new fortunes for the first crew to the recovery. But … Continue reading
Dungeon World Outside the walls of Southold, the long roads can be cold and treacherous. Especially the ones that lead to secret places. The Priory of St. Antoinette’s has been out of communication for more than a year. Even for the hidden homes of the Benetnasch faithful that is far … Continue reading
An Experiment in Turning Strangers into Friends It’s been a month since the last session of our Summer One-Shots event. Plenty of time to review the recordings and create the VODs and – more importantly – reflect. I’d had the idea early in February of 2016, a possibility of drawing … Continue reading
Grant and Peter kick off a new, more theologically-oriented series this week! We’ll be looking at each of the Ten Commandments, and so of course we’re starting with the First Commandment. First, though, we answer a question from Patreon backer Richard Lorenz about other podcasts in the “geeky faith” genre (and specifically faith and roleplaying games—see the show notes for a full list of everything we mentioned!) We also spend a little time talking about Game to Grow. For our main topic, we talk about the importance and theological implications of the First Commandment, as well as some of its gaming implications.
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If you are new to the board gaming hobby, it can be overwhelming. I know this, because I’ve been neck deep in the hobby for years, and even I have a hard time keeping up with everything. Games that once could only be obtained by going to a game store … Continue reading
For the past three years we’ve had a team participate in the annual Extra Life fundraising event in support of local children’s hospitals. If you are unfamiliar with Extra Life or our past involvement with the event, gamers from all over the country gather to play games together for a twenty … Continue reading
It’s a relatively light episode for news, so Grant and Peter have more time for the Patreon question and the main topic. It turns out they need it. Hospitality is a big, old-school StG topic and the hosts look at it from a number of angles and discuss how it applies in games, in the world around us, and at our gaming tables.