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Episode XXVII - Random Acts of Game Mastery Are random encounters a good idea for a campaign or should everything be plotted out?  A fantasy priest and a government agent roll the dice and find out.

Panelists:
Father Vernon Corey, High Priest of the Temple of St. Wilford
Special Agent Jack McCandless

Shoutout & Promo:
Anim5 - Solid Symbols

Direct download: Great_Debate_027.mp3
Category:The Great Debate! Episodes -- posted at: 12:18am EDT

Here's a shorter version of the Captain Payne Promo -- it's the end section, in which he addresses the listener, by itself -- should anyone need something a bit more brief.

Direct download: TGD_-_Short_Payne_Promo.mp3
Category:Promos -- posted at: 4:28am EDT

In honor of International Talk Like a Pirate Day, I've put together a new promo for The Great Debate! featuring Captain Payne, in which we get a little peek at what life in his game setting is like.  Feel free to download and distribute it in good health! :)

Direct download: TGD_-_Payne_Promo.mp3
Category:Promos -- posted at: 4:17am EDT

Episode XXVI - How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Time Travel Ever have your PCs dumped in the ancient past or a far-flung future?  Can that kind of thing even fit into a game?  Two panelists from opposite ends of the historical spectrum discuss the use of time travel in a role-playing game.

Panelists:
Major Hal Cross of the Interstellar Fleet (voiced by David Selby)
Dr. Joseph "Doc" Anthrax

Direct download: Great_Debate_026.mp3
Category:The Great Debate! Episodes -- posted at: 9:28pm EDT

Episode XXV - Are We Dead Yet? Just how permanent should PC Death be?  Two priests squabble over the issue.

Panelists:
Father Vernon Corey, High Priest of the Temple of St. Wilford
Reverend Jedediah Black, Demonologist

Direct download: Great_Debate_025.mp3
Category:The Great Debate! Episodes -- posted at: 1:41am EDT

Episode XXIV - MacGuffins Half Off! Are magic items a good thing for a role-playing game or are they just a nuisance?  A college professor and an elf mull it over.

Panelists:
Archwizard Avan Brightstar, Vizier to the Elven Court of Neverrest
Solomon Eldridge, Professor of Anthropology at Miskatonic University

Direct download: Great_Debate_024.mp3
Category:The Great Debate! Episodes -- posted at: 1:04pm EDT