May 22, 2006
For the next several episodes, we’ll be using a mock Shadowrun game to walk you through the do’s and don’ts of roleplaying games. In this podcast, we talk about the first step a group should take when starting a game: creating a group template. We explain what group templates are, why to build one, and how to make them effective.
Before digging into that, we take a look back at our first gaming experiences, followed by a discussion about gaming in hobby shops and other public places. There’s also a brief chat about the changing definition of what’s “dorky” and a review of Shadowrun’s previous editions.
Hosts: Adam, Chad, Dan, John