Welcome to the final episode of Series 11! In this episode, we will be discussing the character creation process for Blades in the Dark with Rhi, Josie and Minna from the Blades in the Dark actual play podcast, The Magpies!
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Rhi: @Rhiannon42 (https://twitter.com/Rhiannon42)
Josie: @DragonGirlJosie (https://twitter.com/DragonGirlJosie)
Minna: @mynaminnarr (https://twitter.com/mynaminnarr)
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00:00:00 – Announcements
00:03:18 – Introductions
00:08:23 – D20 for your thoughts? – How did you get into RPGs?
00:15:38 – What’s your personal process for creating characters?
00:20:12 – How does character creation stack up to other games?
00:29:08 – How do the mechanics of character creation reinforce the feel of this game?
00:35:17 – Does this process set the expectations for playing this game?
00:39:24 – What flaws does character creation have in this system?
00:43:31 – How balanced are the character types in this game?
00:47:48 – How do you create NPCs in this game?
00:50:41 – How cohesive is our group in a standard game?
00:52:25 – How does this game play?
00:58:25 – Take it up a level! – How does advancement work?
01:04:46 – Should we have advancement in mind at character creation?
01:08:51 – Episode Closer
01:13:04 – Outtakes
01:19:14 – Show Blurbs!
Game systems and materials discussed in this episode:
- Blades in the Dark Core Rulebook
Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
Clip 1: Bankrupt (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Jahzzar/Onus/Bankrupt_master) by Jahzzar (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Jahzzar/)
Clip 2: The Magpies main theme (https://themagpies.simplecast.fm/)
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