Now You Know: What Even Is Time?

Every week, Now You Know recaps the Know Direction content of the past week, previews the Know Direction content of the week to come, as the director of operations, Ryan Costello, shares his thoughts on the state of the network.

What day is it?

Sorry, it feels like December 1st snuck up on me. But now that it’s here, I- eh?

So yeah, sorry I missed the last two weeks of network content. I wasn’t even especially busy, beyond being a busy guy in general. But I finally got my late episode of Upshift out (rough though the final edit may be) and I am all set to get my network content out in the next…

Speaking of network content, here is what the Know Direction Network had to offer last week:

Recap of December 4th to December 8th

What happened last week on and

Wednesday, December 6th


Know Direction Beyond 79: Enhanced Thoughts

After focusing in on the Enhanced options that mattered the most to them last episode, Alex and James covered the rest of Starfinder Enhanced, giving it a glowing review.

Thursday, December 7th


Investing In: PAX Unplugged 2023
By Rob Pontious

Rob wants again gives me… wait, I was going to say FOMO, but, it’s less fear of missing out and more confirmation that I missed out on a good time at PAX Unplugged.

Friday, December 8th


Upshift 027: Ferocious Fighters Breakdown

I breakdown the latest hardcover for the G.I. JOE Roleplaying Game: Ferocious Fighters – Factions In Action vol 1.

Preview of December 11th to December 15th

Block 1 of our 2-block schedule.

Monday, December 11th


Intrepid Heroes 121 – Here Be Giants

With some solid rolls early on, and effective tactics, our Intrepid Heroes achieve all of their goals in combat except keeping a few enemies alive.


Now You Know: What Even Is Time?
By Ryan Costello

It’s almost 2024? Seriously?

Tuesday, December 12th


Game Design Unboxed 77: Diced Veggies

Danielle speaks with Josh, Jory and Rowan Cappel about their co-design Diced Veggies published by KTBG.


Eldritch Excursion
By Nate Wright

Nate’s Pathfinder and Starfinder designs and musings.

Wednesday, December 13th


Behind The Screens
By Ryan Costello

I use a popular culture lens to share my GMing thoughts and experience.

Thursday, December 14th


Digital Divination 98

John and Jason talk Starfinder.

Friday, December 15th


Essential Builds – The Grinch
By Ryan Costello

I hope this Essence20 PC steals your heart, not your Christmas.


Now you know,
Ryan Costello

Ryan Costello

What started as one gamer wanting to talk about his love of a game grew into a podcast network. Ryan founded what would become the Know Direction Podcast network with Jason "Jay" Dubsky, his friend and fellow 3.5 enthusiast. They and their game group moved on to Pathfinder, and the Know Direction podcast network was born. Now married and a father, Ryan continues to serve the network as the director of logistics and co-host of Upshift podcast, dedicated to the Essence20 RPG system he writes for and helped design. You can find out more about Ryan and the history of the network in this episode of Presenting: