Olivia is a wonderful game dev that had influence on our own work before we even knew who she was. Involved in several projects over the years, she recently started advocating for a new way of producing games. (more…)
[Live. Love. Die.]: RESE Mission 3
The final episode of our mini playtest with Alex and Ryan.
This week we telegraph hard that our desire to explore one of the death moves, and we do deliver.
Our pilots run their newly improved mechs through their paces. The ground crews engage in some bonding. And then everything burns.
Content Warning: this episode depicts the emotionally charged death of a player character. We all were pretty moved by it, so I wanted to warn y’all that it could get emotional.
Fat Bird Studios Interview
We talked to 3 cool designers about there new game Querent! It uses Tarot to create characters, generate plot, and even create a world. It can be used as a stand alone game, or added into other RPGs. It can also be used by any storyteller.
Interview With Luke
Luke is a wonderful Australian RPG Designer. They have been the inspiring force behind many great ideas in our community, and has made some really wonderful games.
We had a great time talking about their work, how they’ve inspired other designers, and why the Australian RPG maker scene is populated with such weird & interesting stuff. (more…)
[Live. Love. Die.]: RESE Mission 2
It’s time for the second session of our first Playtest of LLD.
This week we look at more of the moves, Go on a mission, and confront a powerful enemy. This session is closer in format to what we envision a typical game of LLD to look like.
Also; it has Banshees.
Content Warning: this episode includes a gruesome death, mass graves, and the grief caused by both.
Prism Interview with Whitney M. Delaglio
We sat down with the creator of Prism; a diceless RPG set in an Aquatic world, that explores relationships. The game has some interesting setting features as well, with it’s gods, families, and codes of ethics.
Find it on Kickstarter!
[Live.Love.Die.]: RESE Mission 1
Alex and Ryan join Ray, for a mini-playtest campaign of Live.Love.Die. a new mecha romance RPG that Ray is writing. In this session we take a look at character creation, setting generation, and get into some combat.
We hope you all enjoy this 3 part series of Live.Love.Die.
[IQH] presents: Intersections of LARP and TTRPG
Melody Watson, and Craig Page join Ray in talking about some of the ways LARP and Table Top RPGs intersect, and differ. This was the first of a few talks like this we’ll be planning to have, so let us know what we left out. We’ll definitely try and get to it next time.
Interview with Ashton McAllan
We had the pleasure recently of interviewing Ashton McAllan; an Australian game designer, live streamer, and general wonderful person.
We talked about her games, her history, and the communities she’s involved in. It was a very important interview for us cause Ashton is a person in the industry that Ray very much admires.
Please give it a listen, and tell us what you thought. (more…)
Eclipse Phase: Break In Case Of Emergency
This is the first of 2 APs we recorded with the Meme Team. There was a plan to do more; but it became untenable. It’s still great content and I think you’ll all love it.
The Meme Team are a First In Gatecrashing team. The travel through the Fissure Gate to new worlds in order to see if it’s safe for others to follow. The Meme Team are part of the London Calling Collective a group of anarchists that all love first in missions. We hope you enjoy this bonkers episode.