Welcome to a special Character Creation ReCast episode! December is a busy month for Amelia and Ryan, so join us on a remastered version of the discussion episode of Star Crossed, one of the four most impactful episodes that we’ve hand-picked to ReCast throughout December. If you enjoy this episode, check out the whole series back at the beginning of our feed!
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Alex Roberts: @muscularpikachu
- Backstory Podcast
- Bully Pulpit Games
- Dialect by Thorny Games
- Threadbear by Stephanie Bryant
- Sig: The City Between by Genesis of Legend
- 00:00:00 – Announcements
- 00:03:45 – Reintroductions
- 00:07:24 – D20 for your thoughts?
- 00:07:46 – How did Alex get into RPGs?
- 00:12:10 – Alex’s personal character creation process
- 00:14:45 – How does Star Crossed compare to other systems for character creation?
- 00:22:30 – What did Alex need to have in this game for character creation?
- 00:26:36 – How does the process lead to immersion?
- 00:30:58 – How do we think our scenarios for our couples would play out?
- 00:38:22 – How does this game handle character development?
- 00:41:56 – Take it up a level!
- 00:42:16 – Intensity and the concept of bleed
- 00:48:22 – Decompressing during and after an intense game
- 00:51:40 – What sorts of things can be learned from this game?
- 01:01:32 – What did Alex learn from making this game?
- 01:04:06 – Alex’s advice to get the most from Star Crossed
- 01:05:31 – Why should people give this game a try?
- 01:08:57 – Episode Closer
- 01:12:52 – Outtakes
- Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
- Clip 1: Autumn Day by Kevin MacLeod
- Clip 2: Backstory podcast opening theme
- Clip 3: Sovereign Quarter by Kevin MacLeod
- Clip 4: Delicate Frost by Winter Solstice used in the Star Crossed Kickstarter video created by @banana_chan_vid
- (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/Principal_Photography_1493/11_Hero_Remix) by Steve Combs (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/)
Character Inspired Mix Tapes:
- Amelia and Ryan’s Couple
- Ryan and Alex’s Couple
- Alex and Amelia’s Couple
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- Podchaser: https://www.podchaser.com/CharacterCreationCast
- Twitter: @gingerreckoning (https://twitter.com/gingerreckoning)
- Website: https://ameliaantrim.wordpress.com/
- Garbage of the Five Rings podcast: (http://garbageofthefiverings.com/)
- G5R Twitter: @G5Rpodcast (https://twitter.com/G5Rpodcast)
- Twitter: @lordneptune (https://twitter.com/lordneptune)
- Website: https://lordneptune.com
- Chimera RPG: @ChimeraRPG (https://twitter.com/ChimeraRPG)
- Side Heroes: @SideHeroesPod (https://twitter.com/SideHeroesPod)
- Patreon: https://patreon.com/RyanBoelter
- Itch.io: https://lordneptune.itch.io