Interview with Pete Petrusha on the Rest in Pieces Kickstarter

Today we’re joined by Pete Petrusha of Imagining Games to learn more about his game currently on Kickstarter – Rest in Pieces! Rest in Pieces is a dark comedy game where the Grim Reaper is your deadbeat roommate and you’re stuck in the lease for one reason or another. Your misadventures as his slacker roommates are influenced by a two toned block tower. We love this concept, and are anxiously looking forward to the Cthulhu supplement. You can learn more in the Rest in Pieces Facebook group

Check out what you can get on Kickstarter now!

We’re huge fans of the IGDN Diversity Scholarship, and they’re currently raising money to support more marginalized designers make it to conventions like Metatopia! Read more and donate here


Interview with Pat Edwards about The Red Opera

This week we had the chance to chat with Pat Edwards of Apotheosis Studios about his project, The Red Opera. This 5e campaign and setting book is based on DiAmorte’s heavy metal album of the same name, and builds a world of warlocks for your high level party to explore. We chatted about the campaign, the inspiration, and the bad choices your party can make when making deals with patrons. 

The Red Opera will be running through October 1, 2020, and you can find it on Kickstarter now!

You should also check out Pat’s book Space Tripping, his podcast Let’s Rewatch, or catch him streaming 5e on Geekly Inc’s Happy Hell Hour on Tuesdays at 2 PM EST


Interview: Hyper Light Drifter RPG from Metal Weave Games

We chat with Andreas Walters of Metal Weave Games about his latest Kickstarter project, an RPG based on the gorgeous game Hyper Light Drifter! The starter box for this game, as well as an art book are kickstarting now!

Sorry about the choppy audio!

Kickstarter
Playtest Rules
Metal Weave Games
Twitter
MWG Discord


Interview: The Fate Accessibility Toolkit with Elsa, Phil, and Zeph

Aser and Megan are joined by Elsa Sjunneson-Henry, Philippe Menard, and Zeph, creators of The Fate Accessibility Toolkit. Join us as we chat about how an able-bodied person can use the toolkit, why it was created, and how much guide dogs love popcorn.

Interview with Elsa: 0:00:48

Interview with Philippe and Zeph: 0:26:03

You can find Elsa on Twitter @snarkbat, or through her website

Philippe can be found on critical-hits.com.

Zeph can also be found on Spooky Church

The Fate Accessibility Toolkit is available from Itch.io and DriveThruRPG

Note: Aser and Megan contributed to the Fate Accessibility Toolkit. 


Interview with Jeff Barber on Blue Planet: Recontact

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Jeff Barber at GenCon to chat about the new version of Blue Planet he is working on! We talk about the changes in the new version, the inspiration behind it, and the long history. You can playtest it now by getting a copy on DriveThru!

You can find Jeff on Twitter, at Biohazard Games, and at Gallant Knight Games.


Interview with Shane Ivey, Dennis Detwiller, and Scott Glancy of Arc Dream Publishing

This year at GenCon we had the absolute pleasure of sitting down with the creators of one of our favorite games. We chatted with Shane Ivey, Dennis Detwiller, and Scott Glancy about Delta Green, the horrors of Frontier Airlines, get rich quick schemes, and the stories behind one of the best games available! 


Interview with Pranks from Autonomic

We sat down with Pranks, a co-designer of Autonomic and performer on Autonomic Podcast to learn more about the game and show. Autonomic is a new RPG system with Indian and Ecuadorian influences designed for kids currently in development by Kat Kuhl and Pranks. You can learn more on their website!

Outro Music:
Port_City_Music_-_29_-_Night_Terrors from ‘Silber Sounds of Halloween’
Freemusicarchive.org

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Interview with Phil Vecchione about Hydro Hackers

We sat down with Phil Vecchione from Encoded Designs and Misdirected Mark to talk about his new PbtA game, Hydro Hacker Operatives. In this hydropunk game, you work to build your neighborhood and steal water to make sure everyone has what they need to survive. You can get the Ashcan version on DriveThruRPG now, and look for the kickstarter in 2019!

Other links from the show:
Official Authority Twitter Account
Local 666 Twitter Account

Music by Kevin MacLeod, “Urban Gauntlet.” (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Free Spacer Interview with Christoph Sapinsky

We sat down with Christoph Sapinsky to learn more about Free Spacer, a sandbox sci-fi RPG currently on Kickstarter. Free Spacer lets you play the crew of a ship, and gives options for pulling in most genres of sci-fi into your game! The Kickstarter ends on September 18th, so check it out ASAP!
Free Spacer is a sandbox science fiction game about a crew of a commissioned starship in a quadrant wide cold war. There is exploration, trade, investigation, space combat, science projects, infiltration, and troubleshooting. We play to find out how the crew gets the job done, the choices they make, the rules they break, and the lengths they will go for their patrons.”

You can also find Christoph on twitter!

Outro Music:
Port_City_Music_-_29_-_Night_Terrors from ‘Silber Sounds of Halloween’
Freemusicarchive.org

Interview with David Reid of MetaArcade

This year at GenCon we had the absolute pleasure of sitting down with David Reid from MetaArcade to learn about Cthulhu Chronicles, their new mobile adventure game using all of your favorite classic Call of Cthulhu scenarios. We learned about how the game play works, and how you can create your own game to put in their marketplace! I played this the whole way home and it’s really great! You can find it for iOS in the App Store now!

Screenshot for loading screen of Cthulhu Chronicles, shows people searching in a misty forest   Screenshot of a successful roll. There's a wheel with the portions for success and fail marked, and the dial is in the successful range

Outro Music:
Port_City_Music_-_29_-_Night_Terrors from ‘Silber Sounds of Halloween’
Freemusicarchive.org