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Fear the Boot

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...


May 16, 2019

* (1:07) The glory and horror of self-insert.

* (3:37) Dan does Shadowrun.

* (16:45) Wayne does D&D.

* (26:43) Chad does Star Wars. Sort of.

* (40:31) Julia does Narnia.

* (48:17) Dan does Battletech.

* (56:42) A bit of gaming advice.

Hosts: Chad, Dan, Julia, Wayne


May 1, 2019

* (0:31) Brodeur and the broken finger.

* (2:57) Fear the Conline is set for June 21st and 22nd. You can sign up for games here and ask questions on Discord here.

* (6:55) Explaining what B-plots are.

* (10:00) How B-plots spread the spotlight, build investment, and strengthen the game.

* (15:00) Building the...


Apr 19, 2019

* (0:30) The distinction between GM exposition and NPC voice.

* (7:12) Confusion borne from seeing the same person say everything.

* (11:14) Distinguishing the source and type of information.

* (12:51) All parties being flexible.

* (15:57) The nuance of truthful—but misleading—communication.

* (25:20)...


Apr 6, 2019

* (0:28) Dan's chewing monster.

* (0:51) Making a lot of money on motion sickness medications.

* (11:11) Creating a world where order remains in spite of the players being agents of chaos. Dan's magic trick.

* (20:01) An example of competing freedoms.

* (27:33) Counterfactuals as a tool in RPGs.

* (35:22)...