Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff

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Episode 331: Tomb of the Kardashians


In the Gaming Hut we imagine what will happen when LARPs meet e-sports. Call our people, TV industry. Patreon backer Jason Thompson summons us to the Cartography Hut to express disbelief in the non-existence of maps in the Hellenistic era. In How t[...]


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Episode 330: The Crocodiles are Strictly Notional


We find a new disruptive way to travel to the Gaming Hut as we consider scenarios inspired by scooter charger culture. In the Conspiracy Corner we ask if journalists and police could do with some basic conspirology literacy training. Patreon backer[...]


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Episode 329: The Looming Party


The Gaming Hut goes retro goth cartoony as Patreon backer Arthur invites us to envision an Edward Gorey RPG. In the Crime Blotter we look at Los Caballeros Templarios, the drug cartel that borrows the branding of the Knights Templar. The Cinema Hu[...]


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Episode 328: That Doesn’t Sound Like Y’golonac


Get ready for a tear gassing as the Gaming Hut finds us riffing a Fall of Delta Green scenario set during the 1968 Democratic convention. Ken and/or Robin Talk to Someone Else features a chat with app maker Steven Hammond, whose work has helped you [...]


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Episode 327: Good Luck Getting Any Wood


In the Gaming Hut we examine the desire to play less than competent characters. The History Hut takes us back to the 6th century BC and the reign of Assyrian super-king Ashurbanipal. In How to Write Good we look at the connection between character [...]


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Episode 326: Credulous Ghost-Hunting Dupe


Struggle to stay one step ahead of the authorities as the Gaming Hut finds ways to do the classic trope of the protagonist framed for a crime in a roleplaying scenario. The Horror Hut enters an old-timey uncanny valley as we look at the wax museum [...]


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 2019-01-11  1h14m
 
 

Episode 325: NIMBY Horror


We kick off 2019 with an all-request episode, starting with Patreon backer Bryan Gustafson, who enters the Gaming Hut to ask us how to use the tiny houses movement in a Cthulhu Confidential scenario. In the Command Hut, backer Tom Abella seeks the [...]


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 2019-01-04  1h5m
 
 

Episode 324: Live from Dragonmeet


Once again we close out the year with an episode recorded in front of a live audience at Dragonmeet in Hammersmith, London. Topics include the relationship between Queen Elizabeth and the Peloponnesian War, Cthulhoid Teletubbies, giant cows, modes [...]


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 2018-12-21  52m
 
 

Episode 323: They Pecked the Anglo Saxons


Jet-lagged and full of pudding, we return from our latest trip to Dragonmeet to issue a Travel Advisory about the Anglo Saxon Kingdoms exhibit at the British Library. In the Gaming Hut we pursue a request from Patreon backer Mikey Hamm to talk abou[...]


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Episode 322: The Cinnabon of the 17th Century


Not to spoil anything, but we open in the Gaming Hut as Patreon backer V Weather asks us what to do when it turns out you’ve already read the adventure your GM is running. In How To Write Good, we examine the uses and abuses of ambiguity in RPG set[...]


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