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-gameIn this episode we talk about the first “milestone” after blowing past […]…

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 things:00:00 Introduction […]…

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 Horror RPG InsaneReality […]…

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 […]…

G&G Webcomic Pick: Necropolis

The internet has been drooling over Jake Wyatt’s Necropolis since before it was even launched at the end of last month, and for very good reason.   Wyatt has done some noteworthy art in the past, but I think it was the teaser pages for Necropolis –released over the course of a few months– that […]…

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 […]…

Top Ten Albums of 2013

Written by Ian Williams on . Posted in Music, Music Reviews

 I’ve made up lists of best albums for ages but this is the first time I’ve posted one outside of social media. So a quick disclaimer: this doesn’t represent G&G’s staff picks or anything, just mine.This was a really hard year to pick. The past three years have been absolutely excellent for music but 2013 may […]

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Sunday Sponsor Updates

Written by Pete Figtree on . Posted in My Posts

My sponsors are up to awesome again. Bully Pulpit Games The Climb is now available as a digital package on DrivethruRPG:  “THE CLIMB is a short, six-person, live-action game about an expedition to a virgin peak in the Himalayas. The game requires six players, a large quiet space, and should take 2-3 hours to play. […]

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Ruthless Sponsor Updates

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I am so lucky to have such cool people watching my back here in the cement block Hobbit hole. Please take a second to check out what some of my sponsors are up to. Straight from the sponsors’ mouths:Awesomeness Number One:“From now until December 2, get 20% off your order at Precis Intermedia (www.pigames.net) by entering coupon code […]

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Sponsor Sweetness: NDP Design and Pantheon Press

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Holiday Gift Giving From NDP DesignBuy anything from the ndpdesign online store as a gift for someone, and get the PDF for yourself as well! Just enter the gift recipients information at checkout. Physical books will be sent gift wrapped when possible. Check each product description in the online store for details. Happy holidays from […]

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Amanda Valentine Talks About Little Wizards

Written by Pete Figtree on . Posted in Ruthless Interviews

Crafty Games describes its kid-friendly game Little Wizards this way on its website: “Little Wizards is a storytelling roleplaying game for inventive and inquisitive kids ages 6-10, developed to introduce them to the magic of creating their own characters and stepping into a whole new world.” Amanda Valentine updated and developed the English edition of Little Wizards. […]

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Godzilla 2014 May Not Suck

Written by AnaKhouri on . Posted in Film, Moving Pictures

As we are all aware, there’s a new, American-made Godzilla film coming in 2014. For a long time I thought “Eeeeew more American Godzilla WTF.” but the new trailer that was just released today made me waver. We see soldiers parachuting with flares, lots of buildings crumbling and things exploding, a girl looking scared and […]

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That South Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

Written by Ian Williams on . Posted in Moving Pictures, TV

At some point, certain television shows become signifiers of your age. It just kind of happens. Today’s “Breaking Bad” becomes tomorrow’s “Murder She Wrote” or “Lawrence Welk Show”: a thing to be enjoyed ironically, if at all, and most probably relegated to the realm of laughably uncool by mere virtue of its remaining viewer demographic. […]

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