We use an example tarot reading to dissect how we can learn how we can use old rituals in our RPGs.
Deck used is by Levi Kornelsen, and Larry is fully aware he messed up a few things in the reading.
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It’s just Hannah and Larry this week discussing how games handle the sharing of authority in games, the benefits of doing so, and the potential pitfalls.
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Jesse and Larry talk about how games can try to set expectations that help communicate the experience that a game provides to prospective players.
Epimas is on!
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We chat this time about breaking out from your comfort zones, and from the archetypes that players often find themselves gravitating to.
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Jesse and Larry discuss what happened with the Satanic Panic back in the 80’s, and what effects we think it had on RPGs, people, and the church itself.
If you’d like to know more, we recommend the
Stuff You Should Know podcast on the subject.
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We are joined again by Ben Dutter, talking about his new game Perseverant, and about making the transformation from designing to publishing games.
Peseverant on Kickstarter
Forge of Valor Beta
Ben Dutter on DriveThruRPG
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We are joined this week by Avonelle Wing to talk about planning and organizing conventions. Avonelle is a part of Double Exposure as well as their Envoy Program.
Double Exposure on Twitter
Double Exposure on Facebook
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In this episode we go over some of the things done in Kickstarters that can earn the ire of the communit
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This week, we discuss some of the design elements that can be troublesome, and likely to cause issues when included. Rather than saying some things are always poor design choices, we consider this a discussion of elements that are often difficult or flawed when seen.
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We discuss the kids of conversations that happen at the table between characters, and try to find a way to quantify them for design.
Larry has set up a document here that can be referenced, and hopefully built upon:
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