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A podcast about topics in game design featuring all of the many people who come together to make games possible.

Sep 23, 2010

In this episode we discuss Kill Puppies for Satan, an older game from a favorite victim of the show, Vincent Baker. We explore the deranged and depraved side of humanity with a game that encourages, nay demands, the players to please their dark lord with piles of dead puppies* (or other small animals). The game is not...


Sep 11, 2010

On this episode we discuss the recently released DnD board game, Castle Ravenloft. We ask Mike Mearls about the process of designing a board game from an RPG. We discuss how Castle Ravenloft differs from other cooperative board games, and if it will have an impact on the design of DnD in the future. This compares...


Sep 1, 2010

Misspent Youth is a story game about 12-18 year olds fighting back against the authority. We discuss with Robert his intentions for the game and how he uses the rules to enforce the feeling of being a clique of teens in a harsh world.


Aug 11, 2010

In this episode we discuss Perfect with designer Joe McDaldno. Its a dystopian steam punk RPG with no GM in the traditional way. The interview focuses on how Joe uses the mechanics of the game to bring about situation that he wants to emulate from his source material. 

Perfect is funded by a Kickstarter project, add...


Aug 1, 2010

In this episode we do a preview episode with Josh Roby. We discuss his game, the Smallville RPG. This game is going to be released at GenCon!!! Smallville is unique for a game based on a property. Number one, yes you can be Superman; number two, the game is set in a TV show spin off of smallville the tv show, not in...