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Now displaying: March, 2016
Mar 27, 2016

In this episode, writer and game designer Anna Kreider joins us to talk about The Watch (and much more!). 

 

Play List
Star Wars World (00:44)
Masks (04:18)
Blades in the Dark (07:45)

Giving Me Life
Tetanus shots (16:29)
Co-designing games (18:00)
Slack App (19:44)

The Watch
Overview of The Watch (21:42)
Transgendered and non-binary characters in the setting (22:39)
Why is it important the protagonists are exclusively women? (23:33)
Gameplay structure (27:06)
Moves & mechanical frameworks (28:12)]
What’s next for The Watch? (31:45)

General Questions
How did Anna get into game design? (32:32)
Is hacking real game design? (34:38)
Diversity in gaming (35:55)

Final Question
Thou Art But a Werewolf (40:15)

 

Links:

Go Make Me a Sandwich: https://gomakemeasandwich.wordpress.com

The Gauntlet: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Mar 20, 2016

Play List
Monsterhearts: ISS Tsiolkovsky (00:40)
Dungeon World: Chain World (05:40)
Galaxy Trucker (09:04)
World Wide Wrestling (13:10)

Giving Me Life
Looking at the entire DriveThru GM’s Day Sale (16:55)
Gothic horror novels and Sister Wolf (20:51)
Playing games with kids (22:40)
Super Friends! (23:58)

Lamentations of the Flame Princess (26:22)
What is a retroclone? (28:09)
17th Century England (29:54)
Strong horror elements (31:03)
Why not just play Ravenloft? (33:12)
Thulian Echoes (35:27)
What would you warn players about? (37:17)
What do others love about the game? (39:05)
What do others hate about the game? (40:10)
GWAR (44:47)
Closing thoughts on Lamentations (46:23)

Sarah’s Upcoming Projects
Bluebeard’s Bride (46:46)
Velvet Glove (tentative title) (48:41)

Links:
Sarah’s Website: http://www.scorcha.net
Chain World Episode 1: http://www.indieplus.org/2015/03/27/chain-world-episode-1/

The Gauntlet: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Gauntlet Hangouts: http://www.meetup.com/Gauntlet-Hangouts/

Mar 13, 2016

In this episode, Rich, Steve & Jason originate the idea of the 'GGG player.' Here are the time codes:

 

Play List
World Wide Wrestling (00:32)
Star Wars World (12:08)
Apocalypse World PbP (20:36)

Toolbox
Pinterest Image Search (28:55)

Main Topic
The GGG Player (33:53)
Geared (35:52)
Giving (36:59)
Game (47:23)

 

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Our Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Mar 4, 2016

Mark Diaz Truman from Magpie Games joins us this week to discuss his completely legit, not-at-all socially irresponsible game Cartel. Here are the time codes:

 

Play List
Imperial Assault (00:51)
Mouse Guard (04:41)
Legend of the Elements (08:44)
The Watch (15:10)

Giving Me Life
Training for Marathons (19:30)
Cord Cutting (20:29)
Prepping Star Wars World (21:28)
Dreamation 2016 (24:50)

Cartel
Cartel and narco fiction (28:25)
The cartels and romanticizing violence (32:07)
Mexican culture and gaming (38:00)
‘External’ playbooks (41:10)
Having fun while playing unsavory characters (45:06)
What’s next for Cartel (53:41)
What’s coming-up from Magpie Games (58:29)

The Final Question
Continuing On Moonlight, from Episode 40 (1:01:04)

 

Links:

Magpie Games http://www.magpiegames.com

The Gauntlet https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104672702589306017985

Twitter: @GauntletRPG

Gauntlet Hangouts: http://www.meetup.com/Gauntlet-Hangouts/

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