News: If you haven’t listened to Night Clerk Radio in a while, check out our most recent episodes. We’ve fine-tuned our editing, so they’re even better than before! The RPPR Patreon is back on track, after a slight delay last month. Be sure to check out our latest After Hours episode where we playtest a game about making up bad game ideas.

Synopsis: I am running a Blades in the Dark campaign so I got Aaron, Bill and Jeff Barber (who has run his own campaign of Blades in the Dark) to discuss the system and setting. We talk about our favorite parts, least favorite, and ideas for other games. If you’re curious about this game, give this episode a listen!

Shout Outs

Song: Ancient Mechanized Citadel by Equip

News: My book Zombies of the World is out! Buy it today! Don’t forget to check out Night Clerk Radio as well.

Synopsis: We are preparing for a Blades in the Dark campaign, so Caleb, Birk, and I talk about planning heists as players. Heists are harder for some players to comprehend because force isn’t always an option. Discretion and cunning are harder to learn than murderhoboery, but hopefully this will help!

Shout Outs

  • Sun Down Motel: A novel about a haunted motel and two women who investigate it
  • Sentient: a comic about a generation ship, its AI, and the children it raises
  • End of Policing: a nonfiction book about changing how we think about the police and the legal system
  • Midnight Ultra: a psychedelic FPS about killing cultists and monsters in acid Quake graphics
  • The Shallows: a book about how the Internet is changing us.
  • Floor is Lava: A silly obstacle course show on Netflix

Song: Apropos by Mittsies

 

News: Zombies of the World is being reprinted in hardcover! Get a copy today! Also, check the BPB Twitter for our Savage Tokusatsu livestream dates. It’s now Sunday May 31 at 6 pm CST (it was moved after we recorded this episode).

Synopsis: Savage Worlds is a popular RPG system and it’s easy to see why. Low price, lots of settings and quick to play. Kyle Carty of Best Pal Brigade and I talk about the system and its strengths and weaknesses.

Shout Outs

Promo: Thinking Too Hard About Anime podcast