Author Interview: Leif Chappelle’s City of Tigers

Geeky & Genki recently got a chance to interview author, game designer and composer Leif Chappelle about the upcoming release of his first novel, City of Tigers.…

G&G Gamecast – That is not dead which can interview Rafael Chandler

So it turns out that the stars came right last week, so of course we interviewed Rafael Chandler, who has a Kickstarter going on or something! In addition to talking about the most incredible and terrifying tome of vile beasts yet compiled, we talked about the following: The affect of Kickstarter on the RPG hobby, […]…

Super Excite Game: Ryuutama!

Andy and I have been pretty busy behind the scenes here, and somehow this episode got lost in the ether for a whole week. Sorry!! The big news is that the Kickstarter for the translation of Ryuutama has gone live! You can find it here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/diamondsutra/ryuutama-natural-fantasy-role-playing-game In this episode we talk about the first “milestone” after […]…

SEG: Jojocast Volume 002

We’re finally back with the second volume of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure! Crazy-fingered vampires, devastating revelations, and fiery battles make this a stunning conclusion to the world famous manga! ..or maybe just a great introduction to the rest of the story? Anyway, volume 3 in two weeks! Train your hamon and join us again then! Time […]…

Super Excite Game 005: More Saikoro Fiction and Andy’s Trip to the Kansai Region

We are continuing our coverage of the Adventure Planning Service’s series of games in the Saikoro Fiction line with news of two new horror games and a review of Magika Logia. Andy then talks about his trip to the Kansai region of Japan and all the places you need to see!   Show Notes: Multigenre […]…

30 Days of Hellraiser: Hellraiser

I’ll say it out front. Hellraiser lives up to its reputation. It also holds up very well, something which can’t be said for a ton of mid-80’s horror films. Clive Barker’s psychosexually violent tale of lust, sadomasochism, and infidelity is as effective in today’s torture-porn saturated landscape as it was upon its release in 1987 […]…

SEG: Jojocast Volume 1

In this episode of Super Excite Game’s side project, tentatively called Jojocast, we are discussing the first volume of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure! We dig right into the origins of a story that spans several generations, bloodlines, even realities! The first volume of the story starts when a vagrant named Dario Brando comes across the scene […]…

Theory From The Closet 069: Interview with Epidiah Ravachol

This is an interview I did with Epidiah Ravchol about his project Words without Master, and the Patreon campaign that supports the project. On the way we discuss all kinds of other things like nano games, finally getting mom to understand, and how the world has less no’s in it now. This was super easy on […]…
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Ask the Editor with John Adamus: Most Common Punctuation Problems

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This is the third in a series with editor John Adamus about the most common punctuation problems he sees.John’s Site: http://writernextdoor.com/Thanks to the following Ruthless Sponsors:Sand and Steam Productions: http://www.sandandsteam.net/Post World Games: http://postworldgames.com/And, thanks to the following Patrons at http://www.patreon.com/pfigtree:John and Brie SheldonMark TrumanMusic from the Following Artists Used by Permission:Brennen Reece: http://www.patreon.com/brennenreeceMarshall Burns: http://www.patreon.com/dreamandshadow Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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Ask the Editor with John Adamus: Singular They

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This is is the second in a series with editor John Adamus about the singular they and other pronoun usage advice.John’s Site: http://writernextdoor.com/John’s Post on Pronouns: http://writernextdoor.com/2013/11/06/grammar-101-pronouns/Thanks to the following Ruthless Sponsors:Magpie Games: http://www.magpiegames.com/Purple Duck Games: http://purpleduckgames.blogspot.com/And, thanks to the following Patrons at http://www.patreon.com/pfigtree:Sam AndersonJason PitreMusic from the Following Artists Used by Permission:Brennen Reece: http://www.patreon.com/brennenreeceMarshall Burns: http://www.patreon.com/dreamandshadow Podcast: Play in new window […]

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Ask the Editor with John Adamus: Most Common Mistakes

Written by Pete Figtree on . Posted in The Podcast

This is is the first in a series with editor John Adamus about the most common mistakes he encounters on drafts sent to him.John’s Site: http://writernextdoor.com/Thanks to the following Ruthless Sponsors:Modiphius Entertainment: http://www.modiphius.com/NDP Design: http://ndpdesign.com/And, thanks to the following Patrons at http://www.patreon.com/pfigtree:DerekHans CummingsMusic from the Following Artists Used by Permission:Brennen Reece: http://www.patreon.com/brennenreeceMarshall Burns: http://www.patreon.com/dreamandshadow Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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Question the Crowdfunder: Kristin Brumley of the Basic Adventuring 101 Webseries

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I loved the pilot! I would love to see this webseries rock on. In these hours of the last funding push, I present an interview about making a webseries for the first time with Executive Producer Kristen Brumley.  First, some descriptive text from the Kickstarter campaign page: “We are producing a fictional web series that […]

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Fly Fishing and Creating

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I realized today that flying fishing serves as a fine metaphor for a healthy approach to creating things.THE STEPS 1) Survey the Water, Notice the Season: Not every fly works in every situation. What are the fish hitting right here, right now?  Who is your audience? A rainbow trout? a perch? You might have a […]