As we start the trek towards our next 150 episodes, we sit down for a good ol’ fashion long-form conversation with the designer of Star Crossed, Alex Roberts! We chat about old school radio and podcasting vs. the current podcasting methods and Alex gives me a brief history of Canada before we chat about her origin into podcasting and game design.
ABOUT STAR CROSSED
The excitement, tension and heartbreak of romance! In Star Crossed, you’ll craft characters who are powerfully attracted to each other, but have a compelling reason not to act on their feelings. Some of the things you’ll want your character to do are going to increase that attraction – and when that happens, you are going to pull a brick out from an increasingly shaky tower and place it on the top. If the tower falls, your characters act on their feelings! Will your love be doomed, triumphant, or something in-between? Find out in Star Crossed!
ABOUT ALEX ROBERTS
Alex Roberts is an explorer and reporter in the world of roleplaying games. She wants to bring meaningful experiences of play to the whole darn world.
THE 2019 EVERYTHING IS AWESOME HEADstrong COMEDY FESTIVAL AND FUNDRAISER
On January 27th, 2019, we are organizing our THIRD annual one-day festival to celebrate the anniversary of Everything is Awesome, celebrate the awesome creators located in Philadelphia, and—most importantly—raise money for The HEADstrong Foundation, an organization that offers financial, residential, and emotional support to families who are affected by cancer. Our goal is to raise $500 this year and you can help to get us there by donating at the festival or RIGHT NOW at bit.ly/headstrongfest! More details about all the performers (24 podcasts and over 20 comedians), venues (there are four of them), and our sponsors can be found at festival.awesomepodcast.com!
ABOUT THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT PODCAST NETWORK
That’s Entertainment Podcast Network is a group of podcasts with the sole purpose to entertain. From comedy to recaps & reviews to sports to health education and more, we give unique voices a place to be heard. That’s Entertainment Podcast Network is committed to making and maintaining an inclusive, welcoming space for podcasters and listeners of all types. To that end, racism, sexism, transphobia, homophobia, ableism, and other related material is unwelcome.
Thank you in advance for supporting us; it means the world to Kev and Mike. If you’re unable to support us on Patreon, consider subscribing to Everything is Awesome on iTunes. Subscribing, and leaving a 5-star text review, uses Apple math to get us in front of more listeners! Word of mouth recommendations are also a tremendous help! Your support helps us do things like live shows, con appearances, and creating high quality content.
Check out latenight.awesomepodcast.com for info on our future live events!
All this and more on this weeks edition of Everything is Awesome!
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Kev is the host of the podcast, Everything is Awesome and is the co-host of The Zombcast. He is the former host of the podcasts Happy Hour with Steel Tip, Creepcast, Happy Hour, 30 Minute Outsider, The Muff Squad, That's Entertainment, 215th Entertainment Presents: Sounds of Philly, Academic Nerds, and OuaT: The Unofficial Once Upon a Time Podcast.
Kev also writes for Dark Knight News and is working on a science fiction series.
Most of all, Kev is a dad to two wonderful children.
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