Series 21.3 – Ross Rifles with Daniel Kwan and Patrick Keenan [Designers] (Discussion)

Welcome to the final episode of series 21, everyone! Today we welcome back Daniel Kwan and Patrick Keenan from Dundas West Games to discuss the character creation process for their new game, Ross Rifles, a World War 1, Powered by the Apocalypse RPG, kickstarting right now!

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Timestamps:

  • 00:00:00 – Announcements
  • 00:01:17 – Intro
  • 00:04:21 – D20 For Your Thoughts
  • 00:04:30 -How Daniel got started 
  • 00:06:17 – How Patrick got started
  • 00:07:11 -Personal process for creating characters 
  • 00:08:34 – How does this stack up against other PbtA games? 
  • 00:12:34 – How did you decide what character types to include? 
  • 00:14:06 – Specific character options
  • 00:17:21 – What does character creation teach us about the game? 
  • 00:18:24 -What is a flaw and what are you proud of?
  • 00:24:36 – How did you change the system to tell different stories?
  • 00:28:56 – FANFIC (Antonio time!) 
  • 00:34:25 – Take it up a level  
  • 00:34:32 – How do characters change as people?
  • 00:37:42 – How do you level up?
  • 00:41:26 – Safety Tools
  • 00:43:00 –  Patrick’s Plugs
  • 00:43:17 –  Daniel’s Plugs
  • 00:44:15 – Episode Closer
  • 00:45:43 – Show Blurbs (Adventure)
  • 00:46:18 – Outtakes

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