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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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
Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
Games discussed this episode:
- Memento Mori Theatrics: http://www.memento-mori.com/rpg/inspectres
- Drive Thru RPG: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/17891/InSpectres
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