Episode 15 – Across The Pond, A Detroiter In London & A Londoner In DC (With Aimee Carter And Labyrinth Games & Puzzles)

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This episode is the fruit of the randomness of life, friends getting married and inviting you over to celebrate with them on the other side of the Atlantic (congratulations again D&S), and the magic of the internet when open-mindedness meet good intentions.

Aimee Carter, YA novel writer of The Goddess Test Trilogy and The Blackcoat Rebellion, was visiting London when she tweeted that she was keen to meet random people for coffee (I know right, Detroiters are insane) and I suggested to do this interview (I don’t even remember how I saw that tweet).

When I learnt that I would be travelling to DC this summer, I thought it would be fun to attend some local geeky event. I googled (always google stuff) and found the Geek Nite Out Meetup group which advertised the Monthly Board Game Night at Labyrinth Games. Long story short I took advantage of the opportunity to interview Kathleen Donahue, the owner of Labyrinth Games, and botch up an interview of Evan, one of her friendly and patient employee.

As discussed among other things in our birthday episode, I started The Rolistes Podcast to open a window on the little microcosm of immigrant roleplayers living in London (that’s what I call a niche market).

However, when you open a window, or a communication channel, things can suddenly go in both directions. I am very happy the show is offering me an excuse to engage with people from around the World and introduce them to you.

Thanks to the Drift & Ramble and the Epic Film Guys podcasts for their Itunes reviews.

Thanks for the support and your comments. As usual please send me your comments via any of the means below.

Also, as mentioned in the end credits, we are very close ($2) from reaching our second goal on PatreonEnglish breakfast / Conventions or interviews across the UK“.

Feel free to check the description of this goal and those that will follow. I would really like to hear what you think about my ideas for the future of the show.

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Music
Theme song: “Solta o Franco” by Bonde Do Role

Additional Songs:
“Detroit” by The Moaners
“Building The Machine” by Post Human Era
“High On Desire (French Version)” by Sky Parade
“Banal Conversations” by Crush Limbo

Available for free download at http://freemusicarchive.org/

Books
“The Zac Trilogy”, “The Goddess Test Trilogy”, “The Blackcoat Rebellion” & “Simon Thorne Serie” by Aimee Carter
“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” by J.K. Rowling
The Diamond Age” by Neal Stephenson
The Vorkosigan Saga” by Lois McMaster Bujold
The Sword of Shannara Trilogy” by Terry Brooks
“The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo” by Amy Schumer
“When You Are Engulfed in Flames” by David Sedaris
“Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World” by Haruki Murakami

Tabletop RPGs & games
to be updated

Mentioned events, movies and TV shows
WashingCon in Washington DC
Geek Nite Out Meetup and Monthly Board Game Night at Labyrinth Games in Washington DC

What are we reading? What are we gonna read?
to be updated

Timesplit:
to be updated

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