Ep. 293 - Catch a Wheat! with Felipe Pepe
Ep. 293

Ep. 293 - Catch a Wheat! with Felipe Pepe

Episode description

Author of The CRPG Book Felipe Pepe joins the panel to determine what CRPGs are, how to play them, and what happened with the Gollum game. Hosted by Alex Jaffe, with Frank Cifaldi, Tim Rogers, Brandon Sheffield, and Felipe Pepe. Edited by Esper Quinn, original music by Kurt Feldman.

Questions this week:

  1. What are the top ten video game submarines? (08:07)
  2. What the hell is going on with Lord of the Rings games? (14:36)
  3. What are we going to do about the name CRPG? (20:02)
  4. How do you delineate PC game history? (25:39)
  5. What’s a book about video games you wish existed but you don’t have eight years to write? (32:21)
  6. Mel Stone asks: Using only video game characters that have never appeared in an RPG, create the quintessential four-person RPG party (43:47)
  7. How do you design a video game magic system that doesn’t just rip off Dungeons & Dragons? (51:26)
  8. What’s the best way to get ancient computer games to run on modern PCs? (58:21)

Recommendations and Outro (01:03:28)

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Frank: The Video Game History Hour with Frank Cifaldi and Kelsey Lewin

Brandon: Il Balletto di Bronzo, purchase a physical copy of Hyper Gunsport

Felipe: The CRPG Book

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