Character Creation Cast

Series 30.3 – Quest with Kyle Allen and Russ Wilde [Prism Pals] (Discussion)

In today’s episode, we welcome back Kyle Allen and Russ Wild from the Prism Pals podcast, to discuss the character creation process for Quest, the fantasy RPG from TC Sottek of The Adventure Guild. We also get into some not-at-all confusing fanfic about the characters we made this series! Read More

Series 30.2 – Quest with Kyle Allen and Russ Wilde [Prism Pals] (Creation Continued)

We continue our character creation series for Quest, an RPG created by T.C. Sottek from The Adventure Guild, and we welcome back Kyle Allen and Russ Wilde from the Prism Pals podcast to finish creating our wild crew of characters! Read More

Series 30.1 – Quest with Kyle Allen and Russ Wilde [Prism Pals] (Creation)

For the first episode of our 30th series, we welcome Kyle Allen and Russ Wilde from the Prism Pals podcast to discuss Quest, an RPG created by T.C. Sottek from The Adventure Guild, and start diving into the delightfully cozy character creation. Read More

Series 29.3 – Legend of the Five Rings with David Gordon Buresh (Discussion)

The final Episode of our Legend of the Five Rings series with David Gordon Bursesh. We discuss the character creation process, the problems with this game, and the frustrations of trying to level up. Read More

Series 29.2 – Legend of the Five Rings with David Gordon Buresh (Creation Continued)

The second episode of our Legend of the Five Rings series welcomes back David Gordon Buresh, from the Dave of the Five Rings blog, to finish up our characters by going through the remaining *checks notes* 17 questions. Also, hear Ryan’s first exasperated sigh against Amelia’s favorite game! Read More

Series 29.1 – Legend of the Five Rings with David Gordon Buresh (Creation)

In this first episode of series 29, we finally get to cover Amelia’s favorite game, Legend of the Five Rings 5th Edition, with guest David Gordon Buresh! We dive into what this game is all about and start creating our characters using a series of 20 questions every step of the way. Read More

Series 28.3 – Numenera with Darcy Ross (Discussion)

In the final episode of our Numenera series, Darcy Ross, from Cypher Speak and Monte Cook Games, sits down with us to discuss the process of character creation and we make some great fanfic!

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Numenera: Discovery & Destiny

Numenera: Starter Set

Ashes of the Sea Free Quickstart Rules

Timestamps:

  • 00:00:00 – Announcements
  • 00:02:50 – Intro
  • 00:03:35 – Darcy’s Character
  • 00:05:04 – Amelia’s Character 
  • 00:06:01 – Ryan’s Character
  • 00:07:32 – D20 for your thoughts
  • 00:07:51 – Darcy’s start in RPGs
  • 00:10:51 – Personal process for character creation
  • 00:12:48 – How does character creation stack up?
  • 00:18:43 – How do mechanics reinforce feel?
  • 00:20:55 – How does character creation set expectations?
  • 00:27:31 – Flaws and best parts
  • 00:38:22 – Mix of sci fi and fantasy
  • 00:42:47 – Fanfic
  • 00:57:38 – Take it up a level
  • 01:05:30 – Plugs
  • 01:07:13 – Closer
  • 01:08:46 – Show Blurb: Total Party Kill

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Series 28.2 – Numenera with Darcy Ross (Creation Continued)

In the second episode of our Numenera series, Darcy Ross, from Cypher Speak and Monte Cook Games, returns to finish our characters with us! Read More

Series 28.1 – Numenera with Darcy Ross (Creation)

In this first episode of series 28, we welcome Darcy Ross, who is the co-host of the Cypher Speak podcast from the Misdirected Mark Network as well as the Community Relations Coordinator for Monte Cook Games, as we sit down to discuss Numenera, a Science Fantasy RPG. We’ll start building our characters this episode, too, so get ready to start meeting some amazing people in this amazingly unique setting! Read More

Series 27.3 – Beyond the Wall with Alex Flanigan and Adam Steward (Discussion)

In the last episode of series 27, we welcome back Alex Flanigan, from the A Horror Borealis and The Cryptid Keeper podcasts, as our special guest co-host, filling in for Amelia due to a family emergency at the time of recording. We also welcome back Ryan’s best friend since the first grade, and current GM for their campaign together using the system we’re covering this series: Beyond the Wall and Other Adventures, a Fantasy RPG by Flatland Games. This episode we’ll be discussing what we thought of the game as well as learning more about our characters during the fanfic portion of the show! Read More