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Fear the Boot

Nov 27, 2015

* (0:44) Down a few for Thanksgiving.

* (1:14) Hamlet's Hit Points by Robin Laws. Tracking the story beats of an RPG.

* (3:37) How much game advice can actually be internalized and used.

* (8:58) An analogy from art theory about how the human mind compresses information into a usable form.

* (13:08) What Brodeur is...

Nov 17, 2015

* (1:54) John observes an uptick of socially competitive games at Gen Con. Are You a Werewolf. Junta. Coup.

* (7:15) Undertale and how it changed John's mind on merciless gaming.

* (10:05) Why Dan can't betray people, even when it's the intended mechanic of a game.

* (17:27) What Undertale did for John's empathy...

Nov 12, 2015

* (0:27) When Fear the Boot turns into AM radio.

* (2:42) Giving away some metal Battletech dice. You can enter by leaving your plot idea for Battletech (or generic science fiction) on this website.

* (3:32) The Library Land Podcast.

* (4:44) The value in offering players finite options. Infocom games.