In the third part of our small games series, Amelia and Ryan are again joined by Chris Foster of the Play/Test podcast to talk about InSpectres, a game about a ghost hunting start up.

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Timestamps:

00:00:00 – Announcements

00:04:37 – Introductions

00:07:50 – What’s in a game?

00:11:18 – Let’s make some people!

00:13:16 – Naming the characters

00:15:01 – John Longfellow 

00:15:42 – Ainsley Wright

00:16:24 – Jackie Smith

00:16:53 – Assigning skill dice 

00:19:50 – Picking a talent 

00:23:22 – Let’s make a franchise!

00:23:53 – How big is the franchise?

00:25:53 – Main office or start-up?

00:26:33 – Where are you located?

00:27:09 – Who runs the show?

00:27:25 – Who funds this?

00:28:33 – Amenities 

00:31:13 – Gear

00:38:19 – Transportation

00:40:59 – Specialty

00:47:29 – Franchise dice 

00:50:11 – D20 for your thoughts

00:54:14 – Are characters fleshed out?

00:57:51 – Flaws?

00:59:15 – What does character creation tell us about the game? 

01:00:00 – Fan Fic Time!

01:04:01 – Plugs

01:04:58 – Episode Closer

01:06:24 – Show Blurbs

01:07:13 – Outtakes

Music:

Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)

Clip 1: Play/Test podcast theme song (https://playtest.pub) by Matt Lee (https://twitter.com/NiceWizardMusic)

Clip 2: “Epic Unease” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) from https://filmmusic.io License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Main Theme: Hero (Remix) (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/Principal_Photography_1493/11_Hero_Remix) by Steve Combs (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/)

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