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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Guests:

Alex Roberts: @muscularpikachu

Timestamps:

  • 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

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