Category Archives: Playversation

Symposium Playversation, 5 December 2019: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Can playing Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic save civilization? We’re going to find out! We’ll discuss the question on Discord, from several different perspectives, as I play the classic RPG this Thursday at 8:30pm EDT / 5:30pm PDT. … Continue reading

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Symposium and Playversation: Torment: Tides of Numenera, 11 July 2019

With any luck, we’ll get into the combat tutorial this time around! Come join me as I play through the beginning of Torment: Tides of Numenera on https://www.twitch.tv/8mph1 and let’s discuss the game itself and my performance of it on Discord. When … Continue reading

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Symposium, 4 October 2018: Narrative as game–an experiment

As I mentioned at the last symposium, I’m hoping to push forward our conversation around talking about games, stories, and performance with an experimental ruleset. So I’m hoping that before Thursday night (and we’ll take ten minutes to do this … Continue reading

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Game-session, Thursday 12 June 2014: Android: Netrunner

  I’m at a very interesting point in my learning of Android: Netrunner. I know I like it. I’m pretty sure I know, theoretically, why I like it (interesting, asymmetric narrative mechanics). But 90% of the time I’m playing, I still feel … Continue reading

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Gaming session 10 April: XBLA Board Game

We’ll play something on XBLA this week; almost certainly a board game, but who knows, maybe something else will catch our fancy. We’ll meet on Xbox Live at the usual time of 9:30pm EST / 6:30pm PST; send a friends … Continue reading

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Playversation 16 May: Bhaloidam – Greek Gods in Space, episode 5!

This coming Thursday night, it might very well be the end of time and space as our heroes have known it. Having stumbled their way into a mysterious cave on an impossible planet circled by a ship thought lost to time, our … Continue reading

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Playversation 21 March: Bhaloidam – Greek Gods in Space, episode 4!

We come back this Thursday night with playing through the next chapter in our on-going Bhaloidam campaign of “Greek Gods in Space!” We will be picking up right after our motley crew made their way into the unexpected cave on the unknown … Continue reading

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