I Am Hear is a conversational podcast that focuses on the guest and their experiences with RPGs and the RPG community. It explores the unique stories of RPG community members and purposefully features members of the community marginalized by race, gender, sexuality, neurodivergence, and/or disability. I Am Hear aims to boost those folks and their stories. Every episode is someone's story. And every story is worth listening to. Season 3 coming Fall 2020.
Makenzie De Armas
Makenzie and I talk about her work, mental health, writing for a project that directly reflects and connects her Filipino heritage, streaming, the community, and how important it is that we keep pushing that door open for future waves of players and creators.
Makenzie De Armas
The Island of Sina Una
I Am Hear
I Am Hear is a conversational podcast that focuses on the guest and their experiences with RPGs and the RPG community. It explores the unique stories of RPG community members and purposefully features members of the community marginalized by race, gender, sexuality, neurodivergence, and/or disability. I Am Hear aims to boost those folks and their stories.
The intro and outro music was composed by Emily E. Meo. All graphic art and assets were created by Mathias Grelli.
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Amanda McLoughlin + Eric Silver - Multitude Productions
Amanda and Eric from Multitude Productions (Join the Party, Spirits, Horse, Potterless, and Waystation) sit down to talk about D&D, being Good Humans (like Chad), Toxic Masculinity, why they do what they do, the work and intention they put into Join the Party
Fay Onyx - Writing Alchemy
Fay and I talk about hir show and website, Writing Alchemy, how important accessibility in RPGs and RPG Podcasting is, the importance of checking our language, and what it means to be neurodivergent and the ever-evolving language in our society. We also chat about hir upcoming game, Magic Goes Awry.
Orion and I sit down to talk about Mutants in the Night: how it fosters fighting oppression in a healthy way, encourages still having fun, champions self care instead of vices. We also chat about how it came to be, what inspires Orion, the importance of community in their game and in real life, how they strive for positivity and uplifting those who need uplifting, and how important it is to find your people and find belonging.
Deven Rue - Rue Ink
Deven Rue, Cartographer Extraordinaire from Rue Ink, sits down to talk about Deven's artistic processes, inspirations, what visual impairment means for her profession, how she started mapmaking for a living, the beauty of a community that gives, and how much she loves the RPG Community.
Brie Beau Sheldon
Brie Beau and I talk about selfies, self image, exploring identity through selfies and self-portraiture, game safety and consent in play, character agency,
Great show. Such an important and insight voice for this community.
This podcast is a great service to anyone looking for diversity in voices and games. I love the interviews. I've introduced to a bunch of new podcasts that have become some of my favorites. Can't recommend highly enough.
Great Interview Show!
I am so grateful to Tess and this show for talking to groups of people who bring entirely new perspectives to the forefront. She has great chemistry with all of her guests and each new episode teaches me something new!