Series 34.3 – Tide Breaker with Nick Butler [Designer] (Discussion)

Welcome to the final episode of Series 34 and 2020, everyone! This series we are covering the modular world building, action RPG Tide Breaker with designer Nick Butler! This episode we’ll be discussing the character creation process as well as dishing up some final outtakes of the year.

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Nick Butler @FallOnMyBlade

Games discussed this episode:

Tide Breaker

Timestamps:

  • 00:00:00 – Announcements
  • 00:02:44 – Reintroductions
  • 00:05:57 – D20 for your thoughts?
  • 00:10:22 – What is Nick’s personal process for creating characters?
  • 00:11:37 – How does character creation in Tide Breaker stack up to other systems?
  • 00:22:41 – How does this character creation set expectations for playing the game?
  • 00:25:33 – How does creating the world together affect the character creation process?
  • 00:29:55 – What is one of the flaws of this system and what is one of the best parts?
  • 00:39:40 – Fanfic time!
  • 00:44:58 – Take it up a level! – Mechanical Advancement
  • 00:48:49 – Narrative Advancement
  • 00:51:11 – Final Thoughts
  • 01:00:41 – Episode Closer
  • 01:01:31 – Call to Action
  • 01:05:46 – Credits
  • 01:07:41 – Show Blurb: Campaign
  • 01:08:37 – Outtakes

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