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Fear the Boot

Jun 19, 2018

* (0:29) Fear the Boot's Patreon site.

* (2:05) Dan's dream comes true!

* (4:49) Relationships between characters. Some examples to set it up.

* (10:07) The difficulty of engineering relationships.

* (17:51) Build common ground. Remember what really matters. Accept reality.

* (23:59) Experiencing the backgrounds—not...


Jun 7, 2018

* (0:28) Welcoming Stu and Kimi from Happy Jack's family of podcasts.

* (0:49) Fear the Boot tries to pick out a sponsor.

* (3:03) Playing yourself in a roleplaying game. Stu did it in college.

* (8:22) The "show me" test and its relationship to the dice.

* (16:01) Creating the character stats. Overestimating...


Jun 4, 2018

* (0:23) A love letter to an under-served demographic.

* (1:43) Surviving without a gaming group.

* (11:59) What if podcasting had existed earlier?

* (16:39) Wayne and his apes. Monkeys in outer space.

* (22:33) Things we never needed to know about Star Trek.

* (29:19) Back to the love letter. Sorta. Nope, we're...


May 24, 2018

* (0:28) Fear the Con and its Con Planner site.

* (1:08) A D&D game gets us talking about pets.

* (3:45) How animals affect storytelling and group dynamics.

* (9:02) Pets as PCs versus NPCs. Picking two thematic traits.

* (21:19) Passing the pet to the right.

* (31:19) Adding a third trait.

* (36:10) The animal...


May 11, 2018

* (0:28) Fear the Con and its Con Planner site. The mixer is on June 21st, with the con itself on June 22nd and 23rd.

* (1:12) Chad is running a D&D 5th Edition game. The shorthand version of spell components.

* (6:46) Introducing a new player to RPGs.

* (13:39) The group template (and its longer form) versus the