When player abilities eclipse character abilities


Aired on 15, May, 2006

After a conversation about why roleplaying game stories are so terrible to listen to, we move on to the types of gaming groups and a debate about resolving situations where players have a social wit their characters lack (and vice versa).


Dan, Chad, Kevin

Time Code


None, this is freaking episode 1!

Main Topics

0:00:30 Why Gaming Stories Suck
0:04:00 Styles of Games: Powergamer vs LARPer
0:09:00 Character Abilities vs Player Abilities


  • very beginnings of the Gnome with a Magic Staff meme
  • very beginnings of the Dark Lord of Denny's meme
  • Fanghorn Forrest and his character, Joe the Diplomat
  • The White Board appears!
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