Series 36.1 – Tension with Adira Slattery [Designer] (Creation)

Welcome to the first episode of our 36th series! We welcome back Adira Slattery, as a guest this time, to discuss her new game, Tension, a queer cat and mouse game for 2 players! Amelia had to sit this series out, but Ryan and Adira create their characters and begin the process of creating the other twenty characters needed to play a session! Join us for the most condensed character creation series to date!

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Games discussed this episode:

Tension by Adira Slattery

Timestamps:

  • 00:00:00 – Announcements
  • 00:04:05 – Introductions
  • 00:06:32 – What’s in a game? – Concept
  • 00:07:40 – What do we need to play this game?
  • 00:07:55 – What sort of stories and themes is this game meant to explore?
  • 00:08:28 – What do characters do Tension?
  • 00:08:58 – What is one of the most unique thing about Tension?
  • 00:10:19 – History of the game.
  • 00:11:23 – Basic Terms and Concepts: Tarot
  • 00:17:26 – The Ensemble
  • 00:19:36 – Orbiting characters
  • 00:20:15 – Let’s make some people!
  • 00:21:38 – The Killer
  • 00:21:48 – Type
  • 00:23:03 – Looks
  • 00:24:47 – Pattern
  • 00:26:29 – Name and Pronouns
  • 00:27:05 – The Investigator
  • 00:27:08 – Profession
  • 00:27:25 – Looks
  • 00:28:05 – Obsession
  • 00:28:38 – Name and Pronouns
  • 00:28:55 – Picking our characters’ major arcanas
  • 00:32:45 – Creation relationship pairs for 20 NPCs
  • 00:33:43 – The first pair
  • 00:37:48 – Call To Action
  • 00:39:49 – Credits
  • 00:41:44 – Show Blurbs: A Horror Borealis

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