The tabletop RPG weekly news show! News and chat about the latest D&D and other tabletop roleplaying games!

June 14, 2020

#104: Cultural Consulting in RPGs with James Mendez Hodes

This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by James Mendez Hodes to talk about cultural consulting plus Jiangshi: Blood in the Banquet Hall, Agon, and Thousand Arrows. In the news, the new Dungeons & Dragons storyline leaks early (again), several RPG bundles for Black Lives Matter charities, Origins Online canceled amid controversy, Pathfinder: Kingmaker coming to consoles, and more! Plus a brand new sketch about the difficulties getting a pint when you’re Thor and we play Our Favorite Game in All the World!


Our Guest

James Mendez Hodes



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RPG Sales for Black Lives Matter

Origins Online Canceled After Many Pull Out Due to Lack of BLM Support

Pathfinder Kingmaker Comes to Xbox One and PS4 on August 18

Owen KC Stephens Tabletop RPG Truths



Folk Magic of the Haven Isles

Enchiridion of the Computarchs


Wretches & Rewards

Find more RPG crowdfunding projects ending soon every week with Egg Embry’s RPG Crowdfunding News on EN World


Cultural Consulting in RPGs

Jiangshi: Blood in the Banquet Hall (coming to Kickstarter on July 14)


Thousand Arrows

Agon RPG


Hosts: Russ “Morrus” Morrissey and Peter Coffey

Editing and post-production: Darryl Mott

Kickstarter News Column used for the Kickstarter Game: Egg Embry

Theme Song: Steve Arnott

Kickstarter Game Theme: Lyrics by Russ Morrissey, Vocals by “drwilko”, Guitar by Darryl Mott

Malach the Maleficent played by Darren Morrissey

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