Dubious Alliance is a Fantasy Bluffing Card Game on Kickstarter right now where you play an Orc racing to gather weapons, loot magic items, fight monsters and avoid traps to gain the treasure and Prestige needed to take control of your tribe before someone in your band gets killed. We’ve … Continue reading
Grant, Peter, and Branden are back at it! In news: Branden’s read a book, Peter preemptively thanks everyone for an amazing time at Fear the Con, and Grant tries really hard not to make jokes about the episode number (and encourages everyone to read The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy instead.) Then we hit our main topic: Blessings and curses. We talk about what they are (and aren’t); how they appear in Scripture and the history of Christianity; how they’re often used in RPGs; and how to use them in interesting ways. Enjoy!
When I was a child, I played games as a child. So at the very start of my experiences, the games were simple ventures into the mechanic that would come to be known as “Roll and Move.” Looking back on those early memories of games long gone, I remembered long … Continue reading
Professor Branden schools Peter and Grant on some traditional lists of archetypal stories! We start things off with a reminder that Peter will be at Fear the Con 7 from June 12th to June 14th (find him there and say ‘hello’!), and a mention of our appearance on Game Store Prophets #74, “Tearing The Veil Of Familiarity”. Then we dive right in with Booker’s seven story archetypes, Polti’s Thirty-Six Dramatic Situations, and Snyder’s ten basic movie plots. Oh, and somewhere along the way Grant plugs