28
Jun

Haste – Episode 5: Iron Kingdoms, Gygax Memorial and Underpants Gnomes

Intro/Outro: “Voodoo People” ~ The Prodigy

Announcements

We’ve just returned from origins, be sure to check our facebook page for some photos from the convention and also drop by the blog to submit your caption for July’s caption contest! The blog also has some great product reviews on it lately so be sure to check them out as well!

Headlines

New Iron Kingdoms RPG coming in 2012

Privateer Press have announced they are creating an entirely new Iron Kingdoms RPG that will be released during Gencon 2012. The system will be proprietary unlike the last iteration and it will be set within their awesome universe that blends both steel and magic into something worth gushing about!

Gary Gygax Memorial Site Approved

The Gary Gygax memorial has finally received a green light and has been approved for space inside Donian Park in Gary’s hometown of Lake Geneva, WI. We discuss what is perhaps a nod towards Gary and D&D itself within the commissioners statements and we each our propose our ideal “Gygax Memorial”.

Rob Donoghue’s Underpants Gnome Adventure Design

Rob Donoghue of Evil Hat recently posted about the underpants gnome theory of adventure design, it’s a great short read and gives us a lot to think and talk about regarding building our worlds and avoiding rigid plot arcs.

Twitter Question

@RenaissanceDork asks: “Do you see the future of table-top games trending towards the virtual table-top? Or will there still be a want for face-to-face?”

Listen to discover perhaps a very surprising set of answers from folks who are involved in sailing the ship that is Obsidian Portal!

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