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Aug 30, 2012

* (0:24) Earth tones!

* (1:03) The origin and cogency of evil within real people, and why that makes it hard for some of us to play dark characters.  Why it’s easier to play a dark NPC than PC.  The Joker’s boner (link is SFW despite the name).

* (17:34) Picking “acceptable evils” to help you find a...


Aug 23, 2012

* (0:29) Welcoming Adam from Kicked in the Dicebags: Player’s Edition.

* (1:35) Announcing our first cross-show promotion with Kicked in the Dicebags, Postcards from the Dungeon, and THE ESTABLiSHED FACTS.  You can find the complete rules and mailing address right here.

* (6:39) Adam drags us down by his mere...


Aug 16, 2012

* (1:19) An upcoming, cross-show contest.

* (2:37) The expiration date on spoilers.

* (16:28) As a Game Master, knowing what you truly want out of a game.  Trying to get what you want while still taking into account the players’ wants and needs.  (EDITOR’S NOTE: Around 34:50, Pat makes a comment about being...


Aug 8, 2012

* (0:47) Fear the Boot vs Fear the Boot.  The ENnies weren’t even in the room!

* (1:53) Wayne falls in love with the idea of games that have a story self-contained story arcs.

* (4:30) Music and other in-character distractions from the game.  Roleplaying in sidebars.

* (21:16) Blah, blah, blah, InSpectres.  You...


Aug 2, 2012

* (0:28) Introducing James.  How little we used to know about the names associated with the games we played.

* (2:50) Johann must ask the hard-hitting questions.

* (6:02) The degree of freedom RPG fiction writers have in shaping their own work.  The distinction between good prose and good game writing.

* (10:50)...