Series 21.1 – Ross Rifles with Daniel Kwan and Patrick Keenan [Designers] (Creation)

Welcome to the first episode of series 21! Today we welcome Daniel Kwan and Patrick Keenan from Dundas West Games to talk about, and start creating characters for, their new game, Ross Rifles, kickstarting right now!

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Daniel Kwan @danielhkwan

Patrick Keenan @Keenan_Patrick

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Timestamps:

  • 00:00:00 – Announcements
  • 00:02:40 – Introductions
  • 00:05:28 – What’s in a game?
  • 00:06:03 – What materials do we need for the game?
  • 00:07:00 – What stories and themes does this game explore?
  • 00:11:06 – What do characters do in Ross Rifles?
  • 00:14:06 – What is unique about Ross Rifles?
  • 00:15:59 – What feelings were the designers trying to evoke?
  • 00:17:33 – Playtesting feedback
  • 00:27:05 – Let’s make some people!
  • 00:32:02 – Picking our playbooks
  • 00:38:20 – Uniforms
  • 00:39:39 – Using real war records for inspiration
  • 00:44:39 – Episode Closer
  • 00:46:34 – Show Blurbs (One Shot Podcast)

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