Literate Gamer

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Mar 29, 2017

The guys from Gaming and BS slum it for an episode and talk about Table Top games with Literate Gamer. They breakdown how, and why, to get started in table top role playing games, how to approach the hobby, and even which games to play. 

Enjoy as The Gaming and BS podcast lends it's topical expertise on Roll Playing Games and the hobby as a whole.

OSRIC (AD&D ruleset):

What is D&D?

Mar 22, 2017

Author Michael G. Munz returns for the promised follow up episode covering Deus Ex. Follow us on an epic journey of cybernetically enhanced discovery.

We don't have much else to say on the subject. It's Literate Gamer, the episode covers Deus Ex, you know what's happening.

Twitter: @TheWriteMunz

Mar 15, 2017

Team Ninja's recent sously release, Nioh, is dissected and examined by Literate Gamer along with special guest Fightin Cowboy. They discuss the specifics of game play- with Nioh's emphasis on combos, the Sengoku period of Japanese history, and even the real world identifies of the game's principal figures. 

The name Nioh is derived from Nio, a Buddhist wrath deity common in Japanese Buddhism.




Mar 8, 2017

Engraved on this podcast is a masterfully designed conversation by Tarn Adams, creator of Dwarf Fortress. Tarn Adams describes the founding of Dwarf Fortress, the Myth and Magic updates coming, and the seemingly inescapable creative gravity that Dwarf Fortress exerts on his other endeavors.

Tarn Adams is holding a Capybara-man skull totem aloft. The podcast relates to the great Were-lizard purge of the peaceful, ale infused, dwarf commune of The Homely Urist.

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Mar 1, 2017

David Rogers, SFWA member and author of the Apocalypse series, sits down with Literate Gamer to discuss Grand Theft Auto, Dan Houser's ever evolving Magnum Opus. 

Find David at or on Reddit under davesworldinfo.