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BACKSTORY is an ongoing series of interviews with game designers and other notable members of the role-playing community, hosted by Alex Roberts. This show is all about the person behind the work: how did they get into gaming? Why did they start designing? What are they most excited about for the future? Alex loves getting to know people, and you'll love coming along for the ride.

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backstory is awesome! It's very well produced and Alex is a superb host. If Poe Dameron had a sister, she would probably sound like Alex. She asks pointed questions and is able to coax good background info from her guest. backstory is really cool because you can here about RPG game design from the designers perspective. This first episode was very interesting because they talked about using RPG/LARP for real-world training. I'm looking forward to future episodes. Is it next week,yet?

Awesome start!

Great show! Awesome advice for players and designers alike!

Great New Show

Episode 1 was a solid introduction to the program with a fascinating glimpse into an area of RPGs I haven’t seen for 15 years. Episode 2 knocked it out of the park. I can’t wait to see how the show develops and what new and interesting things Alex and her guests have to teach me.

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