Postgame.13 – She’s Crunchy

Postgame.13 – She’s Crunchy

Welcome back to Postgame, Sidequest’s “monthly” podcast, where the editors lay down hot takes on cold games. It’s been a minute, but Postgame is ready to play catchup and we’re hoping to be able to upload about an episode a week until we’re, well, caught up. This month, Naseem, Zora, and Melissa talk about the tabletop games they’ve been playing recently (or… had been in August of 2021).

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GYGO: D&D 6e(?), Blair Witch 2021, and the Sun Sets on Discord’s Stage Discovery

GYGO: D&D 6e(?), Blair Witch 2021, and the Sun Sets on Discord’s Stage Discovery

It’s been quite a while since I’ve gathered up industry news for Get Your Game On, but here I am making my triumphant return! Let’s see if the news greeting me this past week is all good! (more…)

Pathfinder Second Edition: How Did We Get Here?

Pathfinder Second Edition: How Did We Get Here?

I’ve been playing tabletop RPGs for a long, long time. I started in the 1990s with DC Heroes by Mayfair Games (because of course I did) and pretty quickly moved into Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. But I didn’t get big into games until Dungeons & Dragons 3rd Edition came out in 2000. That’s when I really began to pore through rulebooks, both core and supplemental, and when I began to explore campaign settings. While I learned a lot about Faerûn and the Forgotten Realms, my heart truly belonged to Krynn and Dragonlance. (more…)

Postgame.9: What Does It Mean to Play

Postgame.9: What Does It Mean to Play

Welcome back to Postgame, Sidequest’s monthly podcast, where the editors lay down hot takes on cold games. This month, we decided to compress an undergraduate semester’s worth of discussion into an hour and change with a look into what makes a game a game—and when that took about 30 seconds*, we moved on to discussing what “play” is and what the act of play means to us.

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May Roundtable: Tabletop Hijinks

May Roundtable: Tabletop Hijinks

Sometimes there’s a perception that stories from your own tabletop games are a bit like dreams—unless you were there to experience it, they’re not all that interesting. We here at Sidequest largely disagree; it’s why we started the Let Me Tell You About My OC series, and it’s why this month’s roundtable is all about the fun we’ve been having in our tabletop games recently. Share in our recent tabletop trials and tribulations below, and let us know what fun you’ve been having in our comments section! (more…)