Asians Represent!
Asians Represent!
Daniel Kwan and Agatha Cheng
Asians Represent! Is here to celebrate and examine Asian representation in tabletop games and pop culture. We do this by creating conversation, introducing new perspectives to the broader gaming community, and creating spaces for new voices in the industry.
Episode 24: Wuxia & Xianxia ft. Yilin Wang
Daniel and Agatha were joined by writer and literary scholar Yilin Wang to talk about Chinese fiction, wuxia, and the world of fantasy martial arts.
Nov 20
1 hr 13 min
Episode 23: Kara-Tur the Eastern Realms (Part 2)
Daniel, Makenzie, Emma, Jacky, and Michelle continue their epic quest to read through the AD&D Kara-Tur campaign setting and provide their critical insight! This time, the places of note in Shou Lung and "eastern monasteries".
Oct 12
1 hr 55 min
Dungeons & Da Asians #9 - Is that you W'leed?
On their way to the Shimmering Badlands, homeland of the People of Bronze, our heroes travel to the town of Lie Yue to rest and learn about Dong Feng's new powers.
Oct 2
2 hr 15 min
Episode 22: Kara-Tur the Eastern Realms (Part 1)
Daniel, Makenzie, Emma, Jacky, and Michelle begin their epic quest to read through the AD&D Kara-Tur campaign setting and provide their critical insight!
Sep 8
1 hr 50 min
Episode 21: Reflecting on Oriental Adventures and Al-Qadim
Fresh off their Gold ENnie win for Best Podcast, Daniel, Steve, and Ammar shared their experiences reading Oriental Adventures and Al-Qadim: Arabian Adventures on Twitch, solutions for the harmful legacies of these products, and how to move forward.
Aug 16
1 hr 42 min
Episode 20: Designing games with Asian themes ft. Banana Chan
Daniel was joined by Banana Chan, Steve, and Discord community member Ting to talk about the processes behind designing TTRPGs that feature both Asian themes and mechanics!
Aug 10
1 hr 7 min
Dungeons & Da Asians (Bonus): Session 0 Redux
The Dungeons & Da Asians crew got together to convert their D&D characters to Quest - the new game that will be powering our adventure!
Jul 18
2 hr 3 min
Dungeons & Da Asians #8 - Into the Shadewood
Picking up where we left off before the quarantine, our heroes venture into the heart of the Shadewood to hunt the vicious Shadow Marquis!
Jun 24
1 hr 32 min
Episode 19: Sex, Relationships, & TTRPGs ft. Sharang Biswas & Clio Yun-su Davis
Game designers Sharang Biswas and Clio Yun-su Davis joined Daniel and Ammar for a discussion about the ways that RPGs can challenge how you think about roleplaying, sexuality, and human relationships!
May 28
36 min
Episode 18: Ainu & Japanese National Identity ft. Marianne Ubalde
Daniel was joined by Marianne Ubalde, a scholar based in Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan for a discussion about the representation and participation of the Ainu people in Japanese media and depictions of Japan in games.
Apr 22
44 min
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