Episodes

WCC018: Alyson Grauer (part 2)

WCC018: Alyson Grauer (part 2)

Subscribe via: iTunes | Google Play | RSS Part 2 of our interview with actor, author, podcaster, and all around bard Alyson Grauer. You can listen to part 1 of her interview here. Links Explore Warda at www.welcometowarda.com and check out the podcast at bit.ly/WardaPodcast. Personal website: http://www.dreamstobecome.com Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/WhimsyArtifice Episode Notes Understanding the fundamentals of story structure is vital to good RPG gamemastering. This can be learned through examination of the media we consume. Roleplaying games offer some of…

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WCC017: Alyson Grauer (part 1)

WCC017: Alyson Grauer (part 1)

Subscribe via: iTunes | Google Play | RSS Alyson Grauer is an author, actor, podcaster, and ukulele bard who has been based out of Chicago for the last decade or so, but is soon to relocate to Orlando, Florida. Her novel, “On The Isle of Sound and Wonder” was released in 2014, she has several published short stories, and has written pieces for a handful of RPGs and online publications over the years. She is an audiobook narrator, blogger, amateur…

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WCC 016: System Mastery (part 2)

WCC 016: System Mastery (part 2)

Subscribe via: iTunes | Google Play | RSS Part 2 of our interview with Jon and Jef, the hosts of System Mastery. Listen to Part 1. System Mastery Podcast System Mastery on Patreon @systemmastery /r/systemmastery Notes When picking games to evaluate, Jef and Jon look for unique games with something fresh to discuss, regardless of actual quality. Strange is better than ‘good’ or ‘bad.’ Ambitious moves whether or not they work. Disconnects in thought between intention and implementation gives them…

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WCC015: System Mastery (part 1)

WCC015: System Mastery (part 1)

Subscribe via: iTunes | Google Play | RSS Jef and Jon are the hosts of System Mastery, a podcast dedicated to exploring the silly and sordid history of roleplaying games through the ages. In each episode, they pick a new strange old RPG to read, discuss, and more often than not, make fun of. Over the four years they’ve been doing this, they’ve branched out into movies, skits, live action roleplay, and most recently, making fun of Star Wars. Note:…

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WCC 014: John McClain

WCC 014: John McClain

Subscribe via: iTunes | Google Play | RSS John McClain is the owner and lead sound designer for The Dog and Pony Show, a boutique audio house in Las Vegas, Nevada. They specialize in creative audio for all media but tend to work heavily in sound design, composition and mixing for long form and indie film. He was the recording engineer on George Carlin’s “More Napalm and Silly Putty” which won a Grammy in 2001 and they’ve recently been nominated…

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WCC 013: Gordon Dymowski

WCC 013: Gordon Dymowski

Subscribe via: iTunes | Google Play | RSS Gordon Dymowski is a New Pulp writer whose work is published by Pro Se Productions, Airship 27 Productions, and Space Buggy Press. He’s also a blogger for Chicago Now and I Hear of Sherlock, and runs the Chicago Doctor Who Meetup. Links Amazon Page Gordon Dymowski’s Personal Page Follow Gordon on Facebook Pulpternative Hollywood Mystery The Crimson Badge at Last Ember Press Notes Gordon is a New Pulp writer. He has been…

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WCC 012: Robert Cudmore

WCC 012: Robert Cudmore

Subscribe via: iTunes | Google Play | RSS Robert Cudmore is a radio lecturer who specialises in audio drama. Formerly one half of the Audio Drama Production Podcast team with Matthew McLean, they recently handed the reins over to Fiona Thraille and Sarah Golding. He’s starred in several Audio Dramas including Edict Zero, Hadron Gospel Hour, The Shadow of Lavenhan, and The Fiona Potts Interview. He’s also the main character, podcaster Lee Powers, in `A Scottish Podcast.` Links Audiodrama Production…

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WCC011: James D’Amato

WCC011: James D’Amato

Subscribe via: iTunes | Google Play | RSS James D’Amato is the host of the ONE SHOT Podcast, co-founder of the ONE SHOT Network, and half of Paracosm press. Links: One Shot Podcast One Shot’s Youtube Twitch One Shot Network’s Patreon The Dungeon Dome Kickstarter Show Notes: James views his creative work as using tabletop roleplaying as a storytelling medium. It’s harder to build an audience than it was 5 years ago, but the podcasting buy-in is lower. Marketing is…

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WCC 010: Natalie Santiago

WCC 010: Natalie Santiago

Subscribe via: iTunes | Google Play | RSS Natalie Santiago is a professional henna artist and Phd. candidate interested in the rhetoric of body art. Links Bodhi Tree Mendi Bodhi Tree Mendi on Facebook Show Notes Henna (or Mendi) is a natural dye made of Henna Leaf mixed up with water or lemon juice, essential oils, and sugar, and applied via cones to create intricate patterns on various parts of the body. Different skin complexions take henna applications to different…

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WCC 009 Lainie Petersen

WCC 009 Lainie Petersen

Subscribe via: iTunes | Google Play | RSS Lainie Petersen is the bishop of a small, independent church and a full-time freelance writer and podcaster. She is a founding member of Hard Lens Media, a new media group based in the Chicago area.  Links www.lainiepetersen.com www.necessarystrivings.com www.hardlensmedia.com Show Notes Lainie was one of the first guests I considered when conceptualizing the podcast. She’s day job is as a web content development freelancer, largely blogging and news aggregation. This day job…

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