Episode 92: Interview with High Level Games’ Josh Heath!

In which Eddy and Dixie interview Josh about his work with Onyx Path and High Level Games, focusing on his Reach-Out Role-Playing Games project.

  • Eddy’s eating Switch cartridges
  • Dixie’s Pet Peeve Corner!
  • Matthew also has peeves
  • How Josh got involved with RPG design/Onyx Path
  • A bit of Josh history
  • Reach-Out Role-Playing Games
  • Gaming as conflict resolution and peacebuilding
  • An example of Josh’s work
  • An example from Eddy!
  • Playing as or with people from other cultures
  • More on RORPG
  • Diversity in tabletop
  • Modules for RORPG
  • Bringing RORPG to people who aren’t gamers
  • A bit on backlash
  • And a bit on allyship
  • Matthew feels entitled
  • We talk about Nintendo Switch, unsurprisingly
  • Dixie’s mad about the Animal Crossing Switch
  • Then we talk about modding systems; nothing is on topic after this


M20 Gods and Monsters: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/266029/M20-Gods–Monsters
Adventures for Curious Cats: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/273857/Adventures-for-Curious-Cats
Reach-Out Roleplaying Games: http://keepontheheathlands.com/rorpg/
Bodhana Group: https://www.thebodhanagroup.org/
Harlem Unbound: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/218062/Harlem-Unbound
James Mendez Hodes’ website: https://jamesmendezhodes.com/
White Fragility: https://www.amazon.com/White-Fragility-People-About-Racism/dp/0807047414/
How to Be an Antiracist: https://www.amazon.com/How-Be-Antiracist-Ibram-Kendi/dp/0525509283/
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: https://www.amazon.com/Black-Kids-Sitting-Together-Cafeteria-ebook/dp/B071KSKT3K/
iThrive: https://ithrivegames.org/
Werewolf The Podcast: https://keepontheheathlands.podbean.com/
HLG Podcast: https://highlevelgames.libsyn.com/
High Level Games: https://www.highlevelgames.ca/
Inclusive Gaming Network: http://keepontheheathlands.com/inclusive-gaming-network/
HLG Twitter: https://twitter.com/HLG_Corporate
HLG Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/high_level_games
HLG Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/highlevel
Mage The Podcast: https://magethepodcast.com/
Gizmondo: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gizmondo
Hunter: The Vigil Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/339646881/hunter-the-vigil-second-edition-tabletop-roleplaying-game/description
Onyx Path Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/theonyxpath
Onyx Path Discord: https://discord.gg/5uckcBk

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