An Interview with Metagame, Part Two

Metagame is a web series about a group of quirky role-playing gamers and the DM who suffers their psychological hang-ups and neuroses. I enjoyed the series so much, that I knew I just wanted to get an interview with its creator and the principal cast. Metagame is written and directed mostly by Matthew David,  and … Continue reading

Video Wednesdays: The Actor’s Rooftop

James Lipton has never known such a thespian as this one, who, possessed of unparalleled eloquence, articulates in unrivaled fashion the nature of his craft.

An Interview with Metagame, Part One

Metagame is a web series about a group of quirky role-playing gamers and the DM who suffers their psychological hang-ups and neuroses. I enjoyed the series so much, that I knew I just wanted to get an interview with its creator and the principal cast. Metagame is written and directed mostly by Matthew David,  and … Continue reading

No Such Thing as Too Much Dice

What is the essential difference between a girl gamer and her male counterpart?  Is it their style of play?  Is it in character building?  Is it in crunch versus fluff? Nope boys and girls, it’s in the dice.  Or more specifically, how many sets one owns. “But how many sets of dice do you really need?” … Continue reading

Video Wednesdays: Monstrous!

Clearly this man does not build monstrous race PCs for the stat bonuses. 

Video Wednesdays: Vampires: The Bisexualizing

When sexually frustrated goth-inclined deviants take the gamemaster’s chair, you can bet that there are worse things than LARPing in public.  

Video Wednesdays: Caught In The Act

Oh no you didn’t… go rolling without the rest of the party that is. These and other acts of betrayal can break a player’s heart.

Eberron: The World in Rhyme

From Paolo Jose Cruz of Geek Fight! Trivia Night and a friend of Polyhedral comes this rap & R&B send up of Eberron. This is a spoof of “Empire State of Mind” by Jay-Z featuring Alicia Keys, based on the mythos of Eberron, the ‘dungeon punk’ campaign setting for Dungeons & Dragons. As much as … Continue reading

Dice Play God With The Universe

Dice are the necessary evil of role-playing games. Sure, there are some role-playing games that have taken a swing at dice free mechanics, but that removes the element of chance that dice infuse into the resolution of in-game actions. As a consequence, players and GMs invest much significance into how dice are handled. These habits … Continue reading

Video Wednesdays: Improvised Weapons Deal Double Damage To Ongoing Campaigns

New episodes of Metagame can’t come any faster. Who knew you could pack intelligently written morons into three minutes of comedy genius?