In this first episode of series 27, we welcome Alex Flanigan, from the A Horror Borealis and The Cryptid Keeper podcasts, as our special guest co-host, filling in for Amelia due to a family emergency at the time of recording. We also welcome Ryan’s best friend since the first grade, and current GM for their campaign together using the system we’re covering this series: Beyond the Wall and Other Adventures, a Fantasy RPG by Flatland Games. Learn about the game and hear about the character archetypes we’ll be creating for this series!
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Alex Flanigan @Coff33Detective
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Games discussed this episode:
Beyond the Wall and Other Adventures
- DriveThruRPG: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/113405/Beyond-the-Wall-and-Other-Adventures?affiliate_id=1601603
- Amazon: https://amzn.to/3dk9Ref
Beyond the Wall Further Afield
- DriveThruRPG: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/145675/Beyond-the-Wall–Further-Afield?affiliate_id=1601603
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Beyond the Wall Supplements
- DriveThruRPG: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse.php?keywords=Beyond+the+Wall&affiliate_id=1601603
- Website: https://www.flatlandgames.com/btw/downloads/
- 00:00:00 – Announcements
- 00:04:41 – Introductions
- 00:07:16 – What’s in a game?
- 00:10:50 – What materials do we need to play?
- 00:12:25 – What sort of stories and themes is this game meant to explore?
- 00:17:24 – What do characters do in this game?
- 00:17:57 – What is the most unique thing about Beyond the Wall?
- 00:23:08 – Terms and Concepts – Abilities
- 00:24:14 – How skills work
- 00:27:20 – Fortune Points
- 00:30:16 – Let’s make some people!
- 00:34:45 – Picking our playbooks
- 00:47:52 – Getting started on our playbook questions
- 00:48:16 – Episode Closer
- 00:50:11 – Show Blurb: Modifier
- Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
- Clip 1: Truth of the Legend by Kevin MacLeod
- Clip 2: Village Consort by Kevin MacLeod
- 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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