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: 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.

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?

Dusk: A Penny Arcade 4E Mini-Adventure

Those of you who have read my spotlight post on Penny Arcade’s Mike Krahulik know that I religiously follow his exploits in DMing – to the point that I’ve created a massive index of all his D&D related posts. Over the past few months, Mike has begun to recognize the level of interest that has … Continue reading

Video Wednesdays: Teamwork!

A hilarious comedy sketch series about well, the chaos that breaks out between players when they metagame. Smartly written and ingeniously acted. I can’t wait for more!