RPPR Episode 158: Gen Con 2018 Wrap Up

We’re back from Gen Con and we had a blast! In this episode we go over the highlights and low points of our con experiences and more importantly, the games we played! Board games, card games, and of course, role playing games. What did we try out and what did we grab for future episodes?

If you want to hear how Caleb and Spencer did, listen to the Mixed Six Hot Takes Gen Con special, available to everyone, not just backers of their Patreon.

Shout Outs

If I left something out, post about it in the comments.

Song: Tracks from March of Thieves by Lux Viridis

Game Design Workshop Panel at Gen Con 2018

Caleb Stokes, Jeff Barber, and I discuss our current work in game design at this panel, recorded at Gen Con 2018. I talk about the current state of Ruin, my architectural horror RPG, Caleb talks about Red Markets, and Jeff talks about Upwind. We also answer questions from the audience, trying to help them with their current design problems.

Interview with Tracy Barnett on Iron Edda Accelerated

Iron Edda Accelerated is a roleplaying game about the heroes of a Viking holdfast during Ragnarok. They battle threats from outside and within for honor, glory, and clan. The game draws strongly from Norse mythology — although its focus on holdfasts allows for telling a variety of stories. I talked to the game’s creator, Tracy Barnett, about the game and game design in general.

If you think this is an interesting game, please check it out on Kickstarter!