Episode 7: Where’s my owl?

 

This week’s episode, the tables are turned, as Kelsey and Joe educate Robb about Harry Potter. They get deep about the overarching themes and stories within the books, and Robb tries to brings it all down with snark and dirty comments about laundry. Also, in nerd nostalgia, Robb attempts to convince everyone to play Roller Coaster Tycoon the boring way. “Attempt” being the operative word.

 

So what house do you belong to? What did you do to your theme park customers in RCT? Tell us in the comments below!

Taking your ball and going home

If there’s one thing I hate, it’s people threatening to take their ball and go home. I think it’s immature and against the whole spirit of playing games. We should all be trying to have a good time, not letting one person or group of people hold the rest of us hostage to get what they want.

I’ve seen this in a lot of different contexts, and pretty early I learned the proper response when someone says “Do it my way or I’m taking my ball and going home.” I say “Go ahead. We’ll play tag.” This is a story about one of the times that worked out for me. Continue reading

Oh, you think you can do better?

I have been an ST (Storyteller, the Dungeon Master of the White Wolf world) for a long time. Not consistently. No one should do it consistently. But that’s another topic. This is the story about how I became one in the first place.

I was a freshman in college. I had started LARPing all of a few months earlier, and was voraciously reading all the Vampire rulebooks and other such things (I read game systems for fun. I’m trying not to be ashamed of that). While I was reading the written material, I realized that the game I was in was not being run correctly. Continue reading

Episode 5: OOOOO WEEEEEE OOOOOOO

Hey everybody! This episode is all about Doctor Who! The hosts get you ready for the new season of the long running Sci-Fi series by discussing everything about NuWho (also known as the 2005 series revival). Needless to say, there will be spoilers, but listen anyways, because it’s fun. Also on this weeks episode, we discuss the movie “The Warriors”. CAN YOU DIG IT???

 

See you all next time!