Character Creation Cast

Series 32.2 – Burn Bryte with Celeste Conowitch and Eugenio Vargas (Creation Continued)

It’s the second episode of series 32! We welcome back Celeste Conowitch and Eugenio Vargas from the Burning Daylight live streamed campaign to create characters together for Burn Bryte, a galaxy spanning, science fantasy RPG exclusively for Roll20.net. Read More

Series 32.1 – Burn Bryte with Celeste Conowitch and Eugenio Vargas (Creation)

Series 32 begins right here! We welcome Celeste Conowitch and Eugenio Vargas from the Burning Daylight live streamed campaign to cover Burn Bryte, a galaxy spanning, science fantasy RPG exclusively for Roll20.net. We go over what this game is all about and learn about this amazing setting before starting to create our people! Read More

Character Creation Spotlight E12 – Rest in Pieces with Pete Petrusha

Welcome to a special bonus Spotlight episode! In this episode, we will be covering the dual-toned tumbling tower, casual RPG by Pete Petrusha, Rest in Pieces. Find out what it’s like having Death for a roommate, and why it’s probably not as fun as Bill and Ted make it seem. We discuss the system as well as create a character together in this short episode compared to our normal format! Read More

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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Games discussed this episode:

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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