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Fear the Boot

Oct 28, 2016

* (0:40) Arch-nemeses of today and times gone by. The crazy stuff people do in their sleep.

* (15:20) Chad’s gaming topic: Character defining moments. Dan presents a large example.

* (25:35) Brodeur does not top that. What can a GM do? Dan presents a counter-example.

* (34:40) Tale of woe and reform aside, Dan answers...


Oct 20, 2016

* (0:31) A big thanks to our Patreon backers.

* (1:32) NPC AI. Having non-player characters make decisions according to predetermined parameters. Our episode on quitting the field.

* (5:43) Why this isn't just "deciding".

* (6:41) The mechanical or rules-based approach.

* (7:38) The parameterized or character-based...


Oct 17, 2016

* (0:39) Fear the Con 10, June 22-24, 2017. Fear the Con 9 is lost, probably will be found-footage later.

* (4:30) Brodeur goes to Archon for the aftermath of the cosplay.

* (6:38) Pete introduces Brodeur to a new game, Dreamchaser. Dan comes up with "Four Hours at IKEA".

* (19:24) Setting hard and soft goals for a...


Oct 7, 2016

* (0:30) Pat is going to kill us all.

* (17:03) The horror of the unknown.

* (19:25) How Pat surpassed R. Lee Ermey.

* (21:43) Creating expectation and setting a mood.

* (23:47) Comedy = Expectation + Subversion. The human ability to cope with the known.

* (26:56) The escape room: An objective-based,...