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Master Plan #55: Luke Crane on Mouse Guard

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The first of the basement tape episodes! Ryan recorded a fantastic interview with Luke Crane back in Gen Con 2009, talking about the GM’s & Players’ Turns in Mouse Guard. It turned into a discussion about text design, reader assumptions about RPGs, ┬ámedia touchstones and their pitfalls, and of course the evolution of Mouse Guard’s […]

Master Plan #25: Good Games, Poor Texts

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Ryan takes another solo episode to talk about the part of game books we rarely talk about — the text of the book separated from the game. He talked about the purposes of a game text, how a game text starts and ends a conversation with the reader, and…