Series 48.3 – Kids on Brooms with Jonathan Gilmour and Doug Levandowski [Designers] (Discussion)
March 28, 2022
Welcome to the final episode of series 48, everyone! This series, we welcome Jonathan Gilmour and Doug Levandowski, to learn about their game, Kids on Brooms, the latest in the Kids on series that started with Kids on Bikes where you play as students at a magic school! This episode we discuss the character creation process, get into some great fanfic, and go way too long in our announcements and outtakes!
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Jonathan Gilmour @JonGilmour
Doug Levandowski @DougLevandowski
Games discussed this episode:
Kids on Brooms
- Website: https://renegadegamestudios.com/kids-on-brooms/
- DriveThru RPG: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/314452/Kids-on-Brooms-Core-Rulebook?affiliate_id=1601603
- Amazon: https://amzn.to/3vFBdYK
- 00:00:00 – Announcements
- 00:13:21 – Reintroductions
- 00:21:29 – D20 for your thoughts?
- 00:24:24 – How did Doug and Jon get into game design?
- 00:27:30 – What pieces need to be there for great characters to happen?
- 00:34:56 – How does character creation stack up to other games?
- 00:42:20 – How does the character creation process set expectations for play?
- 00:44:19 – What story does the character sheet tell?
- 00:51:19 – What is the biggest flaw of character creation and what is one of the best parts?
- 00:57:18 – Fanfic
- 01:07:40 – Take it up a level! – Mechanics of Advancement
- 01:09:55 – Narrative link to advancement
- 01:11:22 – Final Thoughts
- 01:12:28 – Episode Closer
- 01:15:07 – Call to Action
- 01:22:32 – Credits
- 01:24:27 – Show Blurbs – Neoscum
- 01:25:36 – Outtakes
- Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
- Clip 1: Magic Drops by Rafael Krux
- Clip 2: World Of Magic by WinnieTheMoog
- 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/)
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