On today’s episode, we’re continuing our small games series with Chris Foster, covering character creation for One Last Job, created by former guest of the show, Grant Howitt.
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00:00:00 – Announcements
00:01:46 – Introductions
00:04:13 – What’s in a game?
00:06:58 – What do you do in One Last Job?
00:08:08 – Collaborative nature of creating characters
00:10:14 – Terms and Concepts
00:12:53 – Let’s make some people!
00:16:35 – Thinking of a job together
00:18:36 – One terrible thing that went wrong last job
00:22:13 – Who is the boss?
00:23:17 – Starting to define someone else’s character
00:24:11 – Wait, we have to actually play this game?!
00:25:50 – What have you been up to and explain why you’d take the job.
00:27:35 – It’s not so simple, we’re going to need…
00:32:49 – Starting the game
00:33:31 – Establishing facts about the characters
00:47:40 – D20 for your thoughts? – How did it feel to not create our own characters?
00:54:41 – Does this process allow for a character that feels fleshed out?
00:59:33 – Does the character creation process give us an idea of how the game plays?
01:02:37 – Episode Closer
01:05:14 – Show Blurbs
01:05:55 – Outtakes
Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
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One Last Job
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