Tag Archives: Gaming

Game the Game: “Hi, my name is Barak, and I am closet player/ director”

“I have always considered RPG Design to be a conversation, where someone does something, then someone else takes those ideas and develops them further, and then someone ELSE takes them further still.” Jeff Grubb*, via Facebook Somewhere, out there, in … Continue reading

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MythSpoken #39: The “Dead means Dead, unless you’re from Riverdale” Episode

The MythSpoken Crew is back and this week talk about Afterlife with Archie, Death in Comics, and the representation of female action heroes in advertising.  Listen Now! Show Notes Death & Return of Superman (Fan film by Max Landis) Wonder … Continue reading

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MythSpoken: Race In Gaming Special

Modern Myths caters to a broad swath of the Nerdo-American community, from kids who love My Little Pony to D&D, from Transformers to Settlers Of Catan, from Batman to Magic The Gathering.  What they all have in common is imagination, … Continue reading

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GAME THE GAME: The Game of Death

I can write pretty quickly when I get on a roll. I started writing an entry for this about the various editions of D&D, distilling my thoughts on what separates them from each other, their strengths and weaknesses, etc. I … Continue reading

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MythSpoken Gaming Special: Ribbon Drive (part 1 of 3)

The MythSpoken Crew recently sat down and played Ribbon Drive, a great mix tape themed indie RPG from Buried Without Ceremony.  Listen as we kick off our road trip with some songs from Mike G’s playlist! All music is © their respective … Continue reading

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GAME THE GAME: Epic Fantasy Roleplaying

If I was more of a font nerd, I would call this 3PIC FANTASY ROLEPLAYING (the all-caps seems appropriate, given the 3PIC nature of things). The 3rd Edition of the Most Popular Fantasy Roleplaying had an Epic Level Handbook. There … Continue reading

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MythSpoken #35: The “Reindeer Games” Episode

The MythSpoken Crew is back with a look at games this holiday season, the Mamaroneck store’s first year of operation, and handling political disputes among nerds. Listen Now!

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GAME THE GAME: Doing It Wrong Is Doing It Right

Dear Joe Mcdaldno, I have played three of your games: Monsterhearts, Ribbon Drive, and The Quiet Year. My hat goes off to you. Your website philosophy for game design is “games that mean something.” You accept good deeds as payment. … Continue reading

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What The Average Joe Thinks… D&D: Legacy of the Crystal Shard

by Joe Lastowski As a boy growing up in the 80s & 90s, Dungeons & Dragons was a significant part of my activity calendar for many of my formative years1.  One of the things that pushed me towards that world … Continue reading

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MythSpoken: The Holiday Wishes Episode

The MythSpoken Crew gathers round the fireplace to discuss what they would want for the holidays if they were suddenly in charge of DC Comics, Marvel, Warner Brothers, HBO, etc… Listen Now!

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