Famed author, podcaster, and filmmaker Doctor Gaines sits down with the Literate Gamer crew to talk about his latest novel, The Shot, his upcoming film project Cordial Kill, and has a frank discussion about religion and faith.
Literate Gamer discusses the XCOM franchise with the author Michael G. Munz. They cover the history of XCOM and evaluate the different components that make a good tactical strategy game. Covers all of the original XCOM games, XCCOM Enemy Unknown, XCOM Enemy Within, XCOM 2, and breifly mention of XCOM the Bureau.
Les Allen joins the Literate Gamer for an overview of the history of video game adaptations of Dungeons and Dragons. From the Gold box games to Neverwinter Nights and beyond, they explore one of the most adapted gaming franchises in history. Other topics include GenCon, Podcast Quiz-night, and the geek culture of South Africa.
Know your place: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/479351954072104173/
Jonathan and Nick interview Emma Larkins: Author, game maker, artist! We discuss indie publishing, ebooks, and Stardew Valley.
Mechalarum, Blade Ballet, HeartCatcher: www.emmalarkins.com
Famed author and super-villain JM Guillen joins the Literate Gamer hosts Nick and Jonathan to discuss the joys and challenges of developing stories cooperatively, storytelling, and growing up with D&D and role playing games.
Jonathan and Nick at GenCon 2016 interview Robin Laws, creator of the games Feng Shui, the Hero Quest roleplaying game, Gumshoe, Hillfolk, and several books, including Hamlet's Hit Points.