Welcome to the first episode of series 47, everyone! This series, we welcome April Kit Walsh, to learn about her game, Thirsty Sword Lesbians, a Powered by the Apocalypse game where swords cross and hearts race! This episode we learn all about the game and then create a setting together before starting character creation.
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April Kit Walsh @GaySpaceshipGms
Games discussed this episode:
Thirsty Sword Lesbians
- Website: http://sword.gay
- DriveThru RPG: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/348096/Thirsty-Sword-Lesbians?term=Thirsty+Sword?affiliate_id=1601603
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- 00:00:00 – Announcements
- 00:09:02 – Introductions
- 00:11:34 – What’s in a game? – Core concept of Thirsty Sword Lesbians
- 00:12:29 – What kind of setting do you play in this game?
- 00:13:29 – What tools do we need to play this game?
- 00:14:08 – What kind of stories and themes
- 00:16:17 – What do characters do in this game?
- 00:22:25 – What does this game do to encourage celebratory queer stories?
- 00:28:08 – What is unique about Thirsty Sword Lesbians?
- 00:28:08 – PROMO – Smitten
- 00:30:20 – History of the system – When did this project start?
- 00:38:17 – Basic Terms and Concepts – Attributes
- 00:40:08 – Strings
- 00:41:56 – Conditions
- 00:43:10 – Safety exercise and world building worksheet
- 00:44:37 – Let’s make a place! – Wants and Do Not Wants
- 00:46:59 – World Building Worksheets – Genre
- 00:48:15 – Tone
- 00:49:03 – Scope of the community
- 00:49:57 – What’s especially positive about this community?
- 00:50:26 – What NPC epitomizes that positivity and what do they want from the PCs?
- 00:52:08 – What is a serious flaw of the community?
- 00:53:18 – What NPC epitomizes that flaw?
- 00:54:48 – Location and where is a dramatic place for a sword fight?
- 00:56:31 – Location Name
- 00:59:45 – Defining a toxic power
- 01:00:57 – What does it want from us?
- 01:01:20 – What makes it so dangerous?
- 01:01:50 – What’s so appealing about it?
- 01:02:14 – Define its location
- 01:02:23 – What NPC is the face of this toxic power?
- 01:03:52 – Let’s make some people! – Picking Playbooks
- 01:14:02 – Call to Action
- 01:18:55 – Credits
- 01:20:50 – Show Blurbs – Backstory
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