Tabletop Monsters with RPG Designers Luke Crane and Thor Olavsrud


I talk with the award-winning creators of the tabletop roleplaying games Mouse Guard, Torchbearer, and Burning Wheel (among others) about their unique approach to game design, the art bringing stories to life at the table, the role of monsters in quests and adventures, and the monstrous nature of humanity itself. Luke Crane is also Head of Games at Kickstarter, and Thor Olavsrud is also Senior Writer for Check out their games at and supplements at

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3 thoughts on “Tabletop Monsters with RPG Designers Luke Crane and Thor Olavsrud

  1. Where can I find a download link?


    1. You can get/download this (and any) episode on any podcast platform (links in my “Contacts” page), such as iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher, YouTube, etc. But directly from this website, it just streams (no downloading option that I know of). If you can’t get it downloaded from any podcasting platform, let me know, and I’ll come up with something that’ll work.


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