Are games even real? According to Kieron Gillen, they certainly bleed into reality and reality bleeds into them. According to Great Western Trail, New Zealand isn’t even real. So who’s to say?
On this episode of Talk Cardboard we review Schadenfreude, the little trick taking game that could, chat about the absurd comedy that is Freelancers, take an early peak at Great Western Trail: New Zealand and chat to Kieron Gillen about his comic book and role-playing game DIE.
For more on DIE, here’s the links provided at the end of the interview in clickable form:
Kieron’s Newsletter - Kieron Gillen's Wordmail • Buttondown
DIE RPG - DIE RPG
Rowan, Rook and Decard - https://rowanrookanddecard.com/
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On to the timestamps:
00:59 Intro and Audience Correspondence - Review copies
19:31 Freelancers: A Crossroads Game
37:07 Audience Correspondence - Dinged up Cards
39:56 Interview: Kieron Gillen and DIE
1:07:53 Great Western Trail: New Zealand