Stop, Hack, and Roll Podcast
Pushing Pen and Paper Games to their Limits

Under the Hood

Under the Hood

In this episode Brandon and James get down and dirty with the greasy mechanics of game design. Neither of them is afraid to pull on some coveralls, pop the hood of a game truck, and work on the engine. This metaphor has really gone about as far as we can take it. This one’s good and runs a little long. Enjoy.


This is the last episode for the year. There will be no episode on the 26th.

Stop Hack, and Roll will return on January 9th, 2018.

Until then, we are running a game jam.Here are the Rules.

Games mentions in this episode:

Dungeons and Dragons

Fate Core

Apocalypse World

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