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Games From Folktales

A podcast mixing historical trivia and tabletop roleplaying games.
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Nov 21, 2016

The way my podcast plan works, I can squeeze in an extra five minutes this month.  You'll still get an episode Friday (the biggest ever).

Oct 27, 2016

Trivial things make for excellent stories. 

Oct 6, 2016

A comparison of how love is constructed in classical and romantic stories, arguing that the classical form serves gaming better.

The lecture which prompted this series of ideas is available at https://youtu.be/sPOuIyEJnbE

 

After the recording was scheduled for release, a more succinct version was published at https://youtu.be/WPXbaJC2hLo

 

Sep 23, 2016

The Ars Magica rules give a creation penalty for water that is slightly unnatural.  What is slightly unnatural water?

Sep 14, 2016

With thanks to Alex Clarke from Librivox.

Sep 9, 2016

Finnish wizards and fine dining.

Sep 2, 2016

A note on the Kalevala, and the McGuffin within it.

Aug 26, 2016

You may not need travel magic: everything is closer than you think.

Jul 17, 2016

Series 1 is finished and scripts are available form the website.  I'll be taking a few weeks off to push for a milestone on librivox.org: 10 000 free audio books, by our eleventh anniversary!

Season 2 kicks off in August

 

Jul 3, 2016

An ancient ghost story, and perhaps an alien abduction.

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