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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!

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Our Guest

James Mendez Hodes https://jamesmendezhodes.com/

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News

Is Icewind Dale: Rime of Frostmaiden the New D&D Adventure? https://www.enworld.org/threads/is-icewind-dale-rime-of-the-frostmaiden-the-new-d-d-adventure.672626/

The Plastic Ancestry of the Bulette https://www.enworld.org/threads/the-plastic-ancestry-of-the-bulette.672481/

The Next D&D Storyline Will Be Released in September, Plus ‘Reality TV’ D&D at D&D Live https://www.enworld.org/threads/the-next-d-d-storyline-will-be-released-in-september-plus-reality-tv-d-d-at-d-d-live.672594/

RPG Sales for Black Lives Matter https://www.enworld.org/threads/rpg-sales-for-black-lives-matter.672627/

Origins Online Canceled After Many Pull Out Due to Lack of BLM Support https://www.enworld.org/threads/origins-online-cancelled-after-many-pull-out-due-to-lack-of-blm-support.672633/

Pathfinder Kingmaker Comes to Xbox One and PS4 on August 18 https://www.enworld.org/threads/pathfinder-kingmaker-comes-to-xbox-ps4-on-august-18th.672636/

Owen KC Stephens Tabletop RPG Truths https://www.enworld.org/threads/owen-kc-stephens-tabletop-rpg-truths.672585/

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Kickstarters

Folk Magic of the Haven Isles https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/monkeyblooddesign/folk-magic-of-the-haven-isles

Enchiridion of the Computarchs https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lectrotext/enchiridion-of-the-computarchs-dcc-rpg

Role https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/role/role-a-new-kind-of-platform-for-the-rpg-community

Wretches & Rewards https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1544768818/wretches-and-rewards-mini-adventures-for-5e

Find more RPG crowdfunding projects ending soon every week with Egg Embry’s RPG Crowdfunding News on EN World https://www.enworld.org/threads/rpg-crowdfunding-news-%E2%80%93-wretches-rewards-folk-magic-role-pride-knights-and-more.672582/

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Cultural Consulting in RPGs

Jiangshi: Blood in the Banquet Hall (coming to Kickstarter on July 14) https://www.facebook.com/WetInkGames/photos/a.394580767314563/2648544881918129/?type=3&theater

Warrior https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warrior_(TV_series)

Thousand Arrows http://www.galileogames.com/thousand-arrows

Agon RPG http://www.agon-rpg.com/

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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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