Aaron Bostian blogging at the Fancy Wars.
Angelia Parenteau – TotalCon’s Promotional Director. Long term listeners may recall Episode 69: Angelia Heroux & TotalCon when I first chatted with Angelia, newly married, about Total Confusion LLC (TotalCon). TotalCon is New England’s largest tabletop gaming convention. This time we discuss Total Confusion 27. Plenty of great events are happening with a multitude of fantastic industry guests. Where else can you go elbow to elbow with Frank Mentzer and Tim Kask? This is your chance to buy Gygax Magazine, dive into Mentzer’s newest work, [...]
If you’re like me, you not only like to play RPGs but you also love to read webcomics. What if you could combine the two? What if two gamers decided to make a comic? What would it look like? Walking on Broken Glass is one such comic, written by Samantha J. Mathis and illustrated by Caytlin Vilbrandt, both of them long time gamers and creators of fantastic content. Today at Epic Level Artistry we are lucky to pose questions to Caytlin Vilbrandt. Not only does [...]
Welcome back to Epic Level Artistry, where we get to hear from the artists that illustrate the RPGs we know and love. For our second installment we have Devin Night, a designer, illustrator, teacher and family man out of the Midwest. In addition to designing crafts and weapons for your characters to drive and wield, he also creates overhead tokens, a really awesome tool GMs can bring to the gaming table or gaming screen. Devin was awesome enough to take the time out of his [...]
Welcome to Epic Level Artistry, where we showcase the talent and inspirations of artist who play RPGs, make art for RPGs and make art inspired by RPGs. Our very first artist is Amy Clare Learmonth aka Amika Sterling, an illustrator, gamer and student who resides in our neighbor to the north. I first came across Amika’s work through Twitter and was blown away by her cityscapes and figures, both cyberpunk and fantasy. Amika has a distinctive style she can adapt to many genres of work and [...]
Russ Lockwood, editor of Wally Simon’s Secrets of Wargame Design Volume 1, is the guest. Also discussed: Explanation for poor audio quality Statement on Talkshoe messing up the audio for part of recording Snappy Nappy – Napoleonic rules written by Russ Lockwood Thanks to Purple Duck Games for sponsoring TCPN
I’ve been hearing about Roll20.net for a bit now on Reddit. When Nolan posted about going into open beta, I got in touch with him with a few questions about the software. Now I have lots of information for you and a craving for homemade pepperoni rolls. Roll20.net is a new system for playing tabletop games online. We are focused on making the system easy to use (it launches within your browser with minimal plugins, signing up is easy, organizing games simple) so that players [...]