Designers & Discourses
By Designers & Discourses
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Designers & Discourses is a podcast which features intimate one-on-one interviews with game designers, writers, and artists discussing their influences and inspirations. Guests will be asked to discuss a game product that they have created, and to share the books, movies, and other media that inspired and informed that work.
||Episode 6: Luke Crane and Mouse Guard RPG||Tonight’s guest is game designer Luke Crane — most famously noted for his acclaimed roleplaying system The Burning Wheel, which he later adapted into a questionably even more popular game called Mouse Guard RPG.||1/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 5: James Edward Raggi IV and Lamentations of the Flame Princess||Tonight’s guest is game designer James Edward Raggi IV, the author and creator of the Lamentations of the Flame Princess — a “weird fantasy role-playing game.” Originally published in 2010, Lamentations of the Flame Princess is much more than ju||12/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 4: Harley Stroh and Peril on the Purple Planet||Tonight’s guest is an RPG writing veteran with over 40 published adventures released over the last 10 years — most of them written for Goodman Game’s Dungeon Crawl Classics series. But in 2015, Harley turned the dial all the way up to 11 and wrote||11/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 3: James M. Ward and Metamorphosis Alpha||This episode’s guest hails from the very earliest days of TSR, having met Gary Gygax at a bookstore where they discovered each other’s love of classic fantasy and science fiction literature. This chance meeting eventually resulted in the world’s f||11/18/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 2: Tim Kask and the D&D Supplements||When Timothy J. Kask became the first salaried employee of TSR in 1975, his first assignment was to take Dave Arneson’s “basket of notes” and turn them into the second official supplement to the original Dungeons & Dragons game, Blackmoor.||11/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 1: Michael Curtis and The Chained Coffin||For this premiere episode, I’ve imposed upon my good friend and well-known podcast pilot episode test subject, Mr. Michael Curtis, to show up and help me broadcast strange voices across the Internet. Among his many fine RPG works is an adventure calle||10/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Wow only two episodes in and this is by far on it's way to being the best podcast ever. The host, Jim Wampler has started off really strong. Interviewing legendary writers/game designers with, each guest providing great insight into their RPG creations. If you ever wanted to know more than what was written on the pages of your favorite RPG or what was left out and why this podcast is the place. Jim knows just the right questions to ask and is great about sticking to the topic at hand. The production quality of the show is top notch. Ken and Robin Talks look out because your about to get silver at the next ENnie Awards.