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Fear the Boot

Jul 14, 2019

* (0:28) This studio is hot.

* (2:55) The conundrum of character suicide. How Frankenstein's monster was actually made.

* (16:10) Not being a victim of your own creations.

* (31:28) Explaining the idea of a swan song and how it manifests in an RPG.

* (39:17) Deconstructing a swan song that occurred in one of...


Jun 21, 2019

Excuse the intro. I’ve lost my voice, so that was the best I could do.

* (0:28) We are living in the future. We’re at the threshold of hell.

* (12:39) An after-action report on bringing in a pair of new players. Planning versus problem-solving.

* (32:52) Constant pressure squeezing out roleplaying.

* (37:02) Failing...


Jun 13, 2019

* (0:28) Charlie goes on a rampage. A tangent on Cluster-B personality disorders.

* (6:51) Incorporating new people into the social context of your group.

* (11:16) Revising our advice on how to meet someone.

* (13:36) Using the pregame questionnaire as a loose guide. Dale’s publishing website.

* (19:28) Observing and...


May 31, 2019

* (0:28) Play and life skills in higher animals.

* (3:25) Vote for Reading Radio in the Columbus Podcast Awards. They’re listed in both the art categoryand podcast of the year.

* (6:28) Introducing new concepts to established roleplayers.

* (9:43) Limited material for character creation and game play.

* (21:32) Making...


May 21, 2019

* (0:42) Dan’s phone betrays him. Spoilers and thpoilerth.

* (14:10) Chopin makes you a superior person.

* (14:52) Premises that are meant for one character but invite storytelling for many characters.

* (18:17) Wayne tries one-to-many, and it doesn’t quite work out.

* (22:15) Distilling a premise down to what...