Archive for the 'Rules and Mechanics' Category

Episode 259 - More Than Just Victory Points

• Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

Episode 256 - Turn, Turn, Turn

• Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Episode 250 - Integrating World Building in Traditional RPGs

• Saturday, March 21st, 2020

Episode 249 - Insights Forged in the Dark

• Saturday, March 14th, 2020

Episode 248 - Time is of the Essence: Countdowns and Clocks in Games

• Saturday, March 7th, 2020

Episode 244 - Creating Safety Tools

• Saturday, February 8th, 2020

Episode 235 - Designing RPGs With Safety Tools Included

• Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Episode 230 - The Art of Mechanics

• Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

Episode 198 - Choice Mechanics

• Saturday, March 23rd, 2019

Episode 181 - The Shape of your Game

• Saturday, November 24th, 2018

Episode 180 - Capture the Heart: Designing Emotionally Evocative Games

• Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Episode 178 - Communities and Settlements in Games

• Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

Episode 174 - Designing the GM Section of your Game

• Saturday, October 6th, 2018

Episode 168 - Boardgame Themes vs Mechanisms

• Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Episode 151 - Crafting the Experience at the Table

• Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Episode 147 - Blood on the Table: Horror in RPGs

• Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Episode 145 - Narrative Arcs in Boardgames

• Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Episode 130 - It Won’t Fit

• Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Episode 120 – Game Master Mechanics

• Sunday, September 3rd, 2017

Episode 119 – Powered by the Apocalypse

• Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Episode 115 – Sex in Games

• Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Episode 110 – Converting Between Systems

• Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Episode 105 – Cultural Mechanics

• Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Episode 95 – Gearheads

• Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Episode 89 – Game Mechanics as Social Engineering

• Saturday, July 30th, 2016