Episode 17: Devising TTRPGs feat. James Patefield
This week we talk to special guest James Patefield about devised theatre best practices and what they have in common with the collaborative world building in Session 0 of our Apocalypse World game!
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James Patefield is a Portland, Maine-based actor, director, and fight choreographer. He delights in showing audiences unexpected stage pictures. He is an Associate Artist with Portland Stage and has created many lovely things with Bare Portland, as well as innumerable other Maine-based groups. He is a producer of PortFringe, Maine's Fringe Festival, a board member of Speak About It, a consent education organization, and a data nerd. He loves TTRPGs and GM-ing, but is currently enjoying playing D&D as a wild magic sorcerer/warlock/renegade brewer even more.
Dungeons and Drama Nerds is produced by Todd Brian Backus, Percy Hornak, and Nick Orvis, and is mixed and edited by Anthony Sertel Dean.
Our Apocalypse World campaign, Irremediably Home, features JonJon Johnson as the writer and Master of Ceremonies, Percy Hornak as Vance Holliday, T.P. Huth as Vector, Ella Mock as AZ Honey, and Dex Phan as Sydney Thorpe.