Episode 227: Forge Recap

Hosts: Jenn, Joe, Todd

We went to Forge! We round up all the cool games we got to play.

Also! In case you haven’t heard, we’re Kickstarting The Sword, The Crown, and The Unspeakable Power! We talk about it a bit in the episode. Check the link right here:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/wheeltreepress/the-sword-the-crown-and-the-unspeakable-power

Actual Play: Masks, Part 1

Players: Jenn, Joe, Megan, Scott, Timo

In our latest AP, the Jank Cast tackles a campaign of Masks by our friend Brendan Conway. Masks is a teen superhero roleplaying game and this episode covers character creation and the building of of the team, called THE WATCH! OR BAYWATCH! OR THE B-VENGERS! SOMETHING! THEY’LL FIGURE IT OUT LATER!

Enjoy!

Episode 226: Dreamation 2017 Wrap Up

Hosts: Jenn, Joe

Jenn and Joe went to Dreamation 2017. They talk about all the fun new games they played, including Power Button and The Watch. Enjoy!

SPOILER ALERT: From about 1:01:00 to about 1:07:30 Jenn talks about Here is My Power Button and there are potential spoilers. If you’re worried about that, you might want to skip that part!

Episode 221: Language in Games II

Hosts: Jenn, Kathryn, Todd

A few years ago, Todd, Evan, and Rob talked about language in games. You can listen to that cast here:

http://jankcast.com/archives/2602

We decided to return to the topic because Kathryn Hymes has been working on some really cool language-based games and we wanted to get her thoughts on the intersection of language and gaming.

You can find Kathryn’s design work here:

http://www.thornygames.com/

Enjoy!

Actual Play: Downfall

Players: Jenn, Joe, Todd

This is Part 1 of our AP of Caroline Hobbs’ game Downfall. This episode contains the world/character creation and the first set of scenes. In the next episode we’ll wrap up with the final scenes, culminating in the downfall. Cause, uh… that’s what happens in Downfall.

Downfall is available here: https://lessthanthreegames.com/downfall/

Content Warning: There is some bullying and violence in this episode.

Enjoy!