Jul 10, 2022
We're back with Gelatinous Cube 19. Our prompt this week, provided by the very lovely and talented Kyle Latino of Map Crow, provides the inspiration for a wide-ranging discussion of cartographical errors, problems, and opportunities. How does a map structure and ground the world of an rpg, and what might happen if the...
Jun 7, 2022
It's fighting time on Gelatinous Cube as we tackle a multifaceted boss inspired by the big bads of JRPG's. Lots of ideas in play this week but they boil down to a simple core: how do we create interesting monsters?
Huge thanks to: Jojiro of https://dungeonantology.com/
and Vance A of
May 13, 2022
Adam's brought a lethal encounter to the table this week, and we discuss character death in RPG's. We cover TPK's, liminality, and offer a defense of death rolls.
Apr 22, 2022
This week we dig into Rosie's encounter "This Damsel is in Distress!" We consider the status of women as victims in ttrpg's, and how we can make them as colourful as the villains they face.
You can find Rosie's Princess Stress Response tables, along with the Gelatinous Cube's thoughts on the prompt, right...
Mar 17, 2022
Adam and Rosie are back for a discussion of the pitfalls and potentials of living dungeons. We tour beastly bellies, disturb micro-ecologies, and welcome the grotesque.
Watch where you step dear listener, it's extremely squelchy in the dungeon this week.