On today’s episode we sit down with Tanner Clausen, GM on the Shadow of the Cabal podcast, to finish creating characters for the game that is played on that podcast, Legend of the Five Rings 4th Edition.


00:00:00 – Announcements

00:03:09 – Recap

00:03:40 – Ryan’s Advantages

00:12:07 – Amelia’s Advantages

00:15:16 – Tanner’s Advantages

00:16:09 – Tanner’s Disadvantages

00:19:19 – Ryan’s Last Advantage and Disadvantages

00:25:18 – Amelia’s Disadvantages

00:29:26 – Spending XP on Traits

00:31:39 – Spending XP on Skills

00:37:14 – Ryan finally names his horse

00:38:00 – Ryan’s Spells

00:39:54 – Kiho and Kata

00:42:35 – Character Names

00:44:18 – Optional Heritage Tables

00:49:57 – Twenty Questions

01:26:39 – How we became a party

01:31:12 – Episode Closer

Guests and Projects:

Tanner Clausen: [@TantaClaus](https://twitter.com/tantaclaus)

Shadow of the Cabal Podcast

Twitter: [@sotcpod](https://twitter.com/sotcpod)

Podcast: [https://shadow-of-the-cabal.pinecast.co/](https://shadow-of-the-cabal.pinecast.co/)

Game systems discussed in this episode:

Legend of the Five Rings 4th Edition

DriveThruRPG: [https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/83945/Legend-of-the-Five-Rings-4th-Edition](https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/83945/Legend-of-the-Five-Rings-4th-Edition)

Character Sheets:


Dice Pairings

Amelia’s Character

Chessex Gemini Black and Red w/Gold: [https://amzn.to/2IbgQXm](https://amzn.to/2IbgQXm)

In the rich, dark, bold colors of the scorpion clan

Ryan’s Character

Chessex Gemini Blue and Teal w/Gold: [https://amzn.to/2IcYhSq](https://amzn.to/2IcYhSq)

Representing the water affinity and her magical roots

Tanner’s Character

Chessex Opaque Dusty Green with Copper: [https://amzn.to/2Iyup6P](https://amzn.to/2Iyup6P)

Green and Gold in the colors of the dragon


Opening: [Meditation Impromptu 03](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by [Kevin MacLeod](http://incompetech.com)

Clip 1: [Clean Soul](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Clean_Soul_1388) by [Kevin MacLeod](http://incompetech.com)

Clip 2: [Shadow of the Cabal](https://shadow-of-the-cabal.pinecast.co/) opening theme

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/)

Our Podcast:

Character Creation Cast: [@CreationCast](https://twitter.com/CreationCast)

Amelia Antrim: [@gingerreckoning](https://twitter.com/gingerreckoning)

Ryan Boelter: [@lordneptune](https://twitter.com/lordneptune)

Our Website: [http://www.charactercreationcast.com](http://charactercreationcast.com)

Our Network: [https://oneshotpodcast.com/](https://oneshotpodcast.com/)

About the Author
Meghan Dornbrock knows that books are true magic, and has a weak spot for storytelling rogue-kings. An artist, animator, and all-around games enthusiast, she’s fascinated by the many different ways there are to tell a good story and is eager to see what’ll come next. Eventually she will die on Mars, but currently she lives in the uncool part of Brooklyn. Follow her on twitter or on her website.

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