Saving the Game A Christian podcast about tabletop roleplaying games, collaborative storytelling in RPGs, and other interesting topics

March 22, 2016  
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Grant's second child is here and everybody is doing well!

Grant and Peter discuss some recent news, including Gamerati's taking over of RPGpodcasts.com (a very good thing) and the upcoming Tavern Con and Electric City Comic Con, then get down to discussing the main topic: fear in RPGs. A lot of gaming groups have trouble handling fear in-game. Grant and Peter discuss some common reasons for the trouble and offer a number of potential solutions.


Links:

Tavern Con (no official link yet)

Episode 45 - Unity vs. Uniformity (With Ed Healy)

Stardew Valley

Electric City Comic Con

Gameable Pixar Podcast, Bonus episode 33: The Corpse Bride

Games Store Prophets Bonus Content: Darkest Dungeon


Scripture: Proverbs 9:10, Matthew 10:26-31, John 16:33, Luke 2:10

March 8, 2016  
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Grant and Peter break down the various advantages and challenges of using mechanical morality systems in your game and also dig into the reasons why such systems exist in the first place. In addition, we plug Tavern Con, Innroads Ministries in general and The MacGuffin Factory in particular, and Electric City Comic Con.

Links:

Tavern Con (no official link yet)

The Macguffin Factory

Episode 25 with Jack Berkenstock

Electric City Comic Con

Episode 140 of KARTAS

Scripture: Proverbs 12:5, Job 28:20-28, Romans 12:21