Series 33.1 – Unbound with Grant Howitt and Chris Taylor (Creation)

Welcome to the first episode of series 33, everyone! This episode, we are welcoming back Grant Howitt and Chris Taylor, two familiar voices for those who have heard our Heart series. This series we will be covering Unbound, a game where you build the setting along with your characters in a fairly unique way. Join us this episode as we discuss the game and start diving into world building and character creation!

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Chris Taylor @TheMaddigan

 

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Games discussed this episode:

Unbound

Timestamps:

  • 00:00:00 – Announcements
  • 00:05:56 – Introductions
  • 00:08:58 – What’s in a game?
  • 00:11:23 – Why choose to make a setting neutral game?
  • 00:16:41 – What do we need to play Unbound?
  • 00:18:27 – What kind of stories and themes does this game explore?
  • 00:20:30 – What do characters do in this game?
  • 00:23:59 – What is unique about Unbound?
  • 00:28:08 – History of Unbound
  • 00:30:27 – Terms and Concepts
  • 00:30:40 – Cores
  • 00:31:26 – Roles
  • 00:32:10 – Traits
  • 00:32:59 – Foundation
  • 00:33:36 – Fates
  • 00:33:46 – Factions and Twists
  • 00:34:20 – Scars
  • 00:34:38 – Saga
  • 00:36:02 – Let’s make some people and a place!
  • 00:36:54 – Touchstones
  • 00:40:01 – Core
  • 00:43:46 – World building questions
  • 00:46:39 – Naming the city
  • 00:48:13 – What do we want and what happens if we don’t get it?
  • 00:53:17 – Who’s in charge of the law around these parts?
  • 00:55:22 – Who’s the one person you can trust?
  • 00:58:18 – Who are we looking to screw over?
  • 01:00:55 – Recovery power
  • 01:01:45 – Role selection
  • 01:07:15 – Call to Action
  • 01:11:28 – Credits
  • 01:13:23 – Show Blurb: System Mastery

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