We had the good fortune of connecting with GM Macleods and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi GM, can you tell us about an impactful book you’ve read and why you liked it or what impact it had on you?
I’m publishing a new organized crime book, “The Tailor,” based on an incredible true life story and authored by Sal Manna coming out this March. I’ve read it probably 50 times. Definitely my favorite book by now! Then Pathfinder Core Books… Rule, rules, rules!
Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I’ve been a role playing Game Master, running games since the 80’s. I Create epic stories for players to live their widest adventures based in the worlds of Star Wars, Dungeons and Dragons, Pathfinder and more. I’m also an artist, building huge game sets, terrains, and even 28mm cities. My art is actually held in 3 galleries! I’ve also produced feature films and television so I bring the lights, production, and storytelling to every game! Now I host my own podcasts and videocasts. “The Loaded Dice Rollers” Subscribe and follow, you won’t be disappointed.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
If you are a gaming bud and COVID is not a problem, I’d take you to a museum and the beach in the daytime then to Macleod Ale Brewery at night for the best beer and an epic game night!
The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I’m super grateful for Alastair and Jennifer at Macleod Ale in Van Nuys, California for all their support over the past decade. I thank Jay at Emerald Knights game shop in Burbank for their support, Rich Kaalaas, Ryan Costello, Peter Adkison, and Juliet Landau. A huge thanks to all the incredible players over the past few years and the cast members of Loaded Dice Rollers, Tom, Curt, Mel, Will, Jonathan, Brett, Brooke, Deanna, and Allyson. Thank you to Ron! For my game and terrain art gallery, thank you to Contemporary Gallery in DTLA!
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