In this episode, Nicky and Joe talk about the difference between metagaming and immersion. We tend to focus on the mechanical side of the phenomena, but we give examples of games that facilitate either. Mostly, we’re giving you our perspective of the perennial debate!
Favorite Games of the Week
Nothing. We haven’t had a roleplaying session of Dresden and we hadn’t selected a new game by the time we recorded.
Deadlands Classic was released at Origins 1996.
Everyone is welcome to join our bowling team.
Ali! You should totally listen to the show!
AL Bruno III! Your old RPG.net threads are fantastic. For our listeners the relevent threads are collected here. Enjoy the insanity.
The Forge can be found here. It’s a really neato community that has a ton of archived stuff on roleplaying theory.
GURPS 4th Edition
Dungeons & Dragons
Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition
Castles & Crusades
Robin’s Laws of Good Game Mastering
Dogs in the Vineyard
World of Darkness
Wraith: The Oblivion
D&D Rules Cyclopedia
Demon: The Fallen
Laws of the Night
Dresden Files RPG
GURPS Black Ops
Strands of Fate
Sorcery & Super Science!
All Flesh Must Be Eaten