Category Archives for Future Episode Announcement

Next on Master Plan: Cartography with Mark Richardson

This coming Saturday, February 7th, Ryan will talk with Mark Richardson, professional cartographer and creator-publisher. For the last 15 years, he’s made cartography a career in Canada. (I’ve seen some of his work, and it’s pretty amazing.) Now he freelances as a mapper for RPGs, including for Will Hindmarch’s Project: Dark. We’ll talk about the process […]

Next on Master Plan: RPG Setting Design with Robin D. Laws

On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015, I’ll chat with tabletop luminary Robin D. Laws about the craft of creating compelling roleplaying game settings for publication. He’s forged numerous RPG settings, including his compelling GUMSHOE games (The Esoterrorists, Mutant City Blues, Ashen Stars), his DramaSystem settings (Hillfolk, Blood on the Snow), and the recently crowdfunded Feng Shui […]

Next Master Plan: On Gen Con Prep

This Saturday — August 9th, 2014 — at 12:30p Pacific / 3:30p Eastern, Ryan will interview brilliant folks about prepping for large conventions like Gen Con. We’re going to focus on the perspective of exhibitors and event-runners, but a lot of that will overlap with general advice. This is a live episode over Google Hangouts […]