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Fear the Boot

Nov 8, 2019

* (0:31) Fear the Con’s Kickstarter and Con Planner site.

* (1:45) We’d appreciate it if you gave us a review on whatever site or app you use to consume the show!

* (4:13) Wayne brings some sample characters for us to interpret on the fly, inspired by his experience with pre-generated characters in a one-shot...


Nov 1, 2019

* (0:24) Knowing why you’re changing the game, and by extension, whether it’s worth doing.

* (6:50) Describing damage. Hit points versus wounds versus shock.

* (15:57) Remaking characters in another system, mid-game.

* (31:23) Finding an existing system that fits what you’re looking for.

* (34:55) RPGs as a...


Oct 29, 2019

* (0:28) Fear the Con 2020’s Kickstarter, with added rewards for people that can’t attend.

* (3:38) Wayne does something cool, tells Dan about it, gives Dan a poster from it, and then forgets all of it.

* (9:38) Hijacking versus homebrewing. “Have to” versus “want to.”

* (12:21) Deciding what attributes are...


Oct 21, 2019

* (0:29) Fear the Con’s Kickstarter!

* (6:12) An encounter in the Actual Play that felt inorganic to the flow of the main plot.

* (14:25) Being aware of what knits your campaign together.

* (19:42) Making a side plot compelling from the outset, even if it doesn’t seem relevant at first.

* (29:29) Noting what players...


Oct 3, 2019

* (0:29) Fear the Con 2020’s Kickstarter is live!

* (4:50) When the party is split, it can make it easier to talk to an NPC.

* (8:21) A split party creating a game of telephone.

* (13:02) Giving characters their own chance to shine.

* (21:55) Team-building and RP in the party’s reunion.

* (23:12) The countdown to...