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Alien RPG to Burst Out of Free League Publishing: An Interview with Tomas Harenstam: Ep. 140

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Release Date: 05/02/2019

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Hear friends of the show Craig Campbell () and Peter Petrusha () talk about their experience being nominated for ENnies this year! Vote for the pair of them At last! Ben's book on D&D history, Slaying the Dragon, is available for sale  

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Hear about armor and Armor Class in the 1st edition DMG with Ben Riggs and Scott Bruner! Join us on Discord! It’s booming over there! () Preorder Ben’s book on TSR history by clicking  and you will receive FOR FREE a bookplate featuring art by D&D icon Jeff Easley and signed by Ben. It’s just our way of saying thanks for preordering the book! Already preordered the book? Click  to acquire your Jeff Easley bookplate! Like Plot Points? Support it on !

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Today, we start with the value and uses of gems and stones. Join us on Discord! It's booming over there! () Preorder Ben's book on TSR history by clicking  and you will receive FOR FREE a bookplate featuring art by D&D icon Jeff Easley and signed by Ben. It's just our way of saying thanks for preordering the book! Already preordered the book? Click  to acquire your Jeff Easley bookplate! Like Plot Points? Support it on !

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Today, we finally conclude our alignment discussion by talking about changing alignment! Join us on Discord! It's booming over there! () Preorder Ben's book on TSR history by clicking  and you will receive FOR FREE a bookplate featuring art by D&D icon Jeff Easley and signed by Ben. It's just our way of saying thanks for preordering the book! See the bookplate in this episode's show notes!  Already preordered the book? Click  to acquire your Jeff Easley bookplate! Like Plot Points? Support it on !

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At long last, we wrap up our discussion of alignment with alignment languages. Here's a to the article on RPGs and religion Ben referenced in the episode. Join us on Discord! It's booming over there! ()  Preorder Ben's book on TSR history by clicking  and you will receive FOR FREE a bookplate featuring art by D&D icon Jeff Easley and signed by Ben. It's just our way of saying thanks for preordering the book! See the bookplate in this episode's show notes!  Already preordered the book? Click  to acquire your Jeff Easley bookplate! Like Plot Points? Support...

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We continue our discussion of alignment, diving down on the alignment graph! Join us on Discord! It's booming over there! ()  Preorder Ben's book on TSR history by clicking  and you will receive FOR FREE a bookplate featuring art by D&D icon Jeff Easley and signed by Ben. It's just our way of saying thanks for preordering the book! See the bookplate in this episode's show notes!  Already preordered the book? Click  to acquire your Jeff Easley bookplate! Like Plot Points? Support it on !  

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Continuing with alignment! Historian Ben Riggs & academic Scott Bruner read aloud the section of the DMG on alignment.  We now have a channel on  () Come on over to chat.  Preorder Ben's book on TSR history by clicking  and you will receive FOR FREE a bookplate featuring art by D&D icon Jeff Easley and signed by Ben. It's just our way of saying thanks for preordering the book! See the bookplate in this episode's show notes!  Already preordered the book? Click  to acquire your Jeff Easley bookplate! Like Plot Points? Support it on !

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What's your alignment? Historian Ben Riggs & academic Scott Bruner read aloud the section of the DMG on alignment.  We now have a channel on  Come on over to chat.  Preorder Ben's book on TSR history by clicking  and you will receive FOR FREE a bookplate featuring art by D&D icon Jeff Easley and signed by Ben. It's just our way of saying thanks for preordering the book! See the bookplate in this episode's show notes!  Already preordered the book? Click  to acquire your Jeff Easley bookplate! Like Plot Points? Support it on !

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Let's talk Lycanthropes! We now have a channel on Come on over to chat.  Preorder Ben's book on TSR history by clicking  and you will receive FOR FREE a bookplate featuring art by D&D icon Jeff Easley and signed by Ben. It's just our way of saying thanks for preordering the book! See the bookplate in this episode's show notes!  Already preordered the book? Click  to acquire your Jeff Easley bookplate! Like Plot Points? Support it on !  

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Listen as Scott and Ben discuss Gygax's thoughts on the monster as PC... Preorder Ben's book on TSR history by clicking  and you will receive FOR FREE a bookplate featuring art by D&D icon Jeff Easley and signed by Ben. It's just our way of saying thanks for preordering the book! See the bookplate in this episode's show notes!  Already preordered the book? Click to acquire your Jeff Easley bookplate! Like Plot Points? Support it on !

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Hear the secrets of the upcoming Alien role-playing game from Free League Publishing in this interview with Free League designer and impresario Tomas Harenstam, coming to you live as the internet can be, from the bucolic wilds of Sweden! 

If you're new to Plot Points, we're the podcast that takes role-playing games seriously. If you want to learn about the hidden history which led to the death of the first company that made Dungeons & Dragons, check out Ben's seminar on why TSR failed. If you want to hear more about Free League Publishing's excellent work on sci-fi RPGs, here's the Plot Points gang discussing Tales from the Loop.  

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