32 episodes

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.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9, 18 Ratings

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.

    Amanda McLoughlin + Eric Silver - Multitude Productions

    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

    • 58 min
    Fay Onyx - Writing Alchemy

    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.

    • 51 min
    Orion

    Orion

    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.

    • 49 min
    Deven Rue - Rue Ink

    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.

    • 49 min
    Brie Beau Sheldon

    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,

    • 51 min
    Misha Bushyager

    Misha Bushyager

    Misha and I sit down and talk about game design, what inspires and pushes Misha to create, how she moves through and past mistakes, her experience being a black woman in the RPG community, how important it is to showcase black women, and not just black women who show-case euro-centric beauty norms, and so much more.

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Agreeable Spoon ,

A treasure

Great show. Such an important and insight voice for this community.

Flsocialworker ,

Amazing Podcast

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.

somnium36 ,

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!

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