Trevor Zaple, author of Prospero’s Half-Life, joins Literate Gamer to discuss all the best ways to assassinate your family members for fun, profit, and empire expansion. In this week’s episode Paradox’s strategic narrative engine Crusader Kings 2 gets the GAMER treatment.
R. L. King, contributing writer for the Shadowrun universe, discusses Shadowrun, writing as a freelance author, working in existing intellectual properties, and self publishing for fun and profit!
R. L. King is also the writer for the Alastair Stone series, the latest being Flesh and Stone (Alastair Stone Chronicles Book 8).
Nick and Jonathan are joined by returning guest Kevin Mooseles – author of The Resistance is Dead and contributor to the Escapist -to cover Bethesda’s post-apocalyptic role-playing franchise, Fallout. They compare and contrast the different games in the franchise and evaluate the shifts and changes the franchise has experienced over the years. They also explore theories surrounding the origin of Fallout 4′s protagonist.
Literate Gamer delves into Australia’s principal dystopian export; Mad Max. From the original movie all the way through until Fury Road and Warner Brothers game Mad Max.