Series 8.3 – Deadlands Reloaded with Caleb, Camron and Alex (Discussion)

Welcome to the 3rd and final episode of Series 8! In this episode, we discuss our thoughts on the character creation process in Deadlands Reloaded with Caleb, Camron and Alex from the Sounds Like Crowes podcast!

Announced Links:

**International Podcast Month**

– Website: https://internationalpodcastmonth.com
– Podcast Feed: https://iamhear.simplecast.fm/
– Ryan’s All Outta Elder Signs episode: https://iamhear.simplecast.fm/84b53f18
– Ryan’s Side Heroes Audio Drama episode: https://iamhear.simplecast.fm/d63c6d62
– Ryan is a guest on Interference: https://iamhear.simplecast.fm/dcc0b4ba

**Character Creation Cast on Apple Podcasts (The best place to leave reviews for us)!**

– https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/character-creation-cast/id1363822066?mt=2&ls=1

Guests and Projects:

**Caleb**

– Twitter: @MarshalCaleb (https://twitter.com/MarshalCaleb)

**Camron**

– Twitter: @cjreed211 (https://twitter.com/cjreed211)

**Alex**

– Twitter: @Orson_Sharpe (https://twitter.com/Orson_Sharpe)

**Sounds Like Crowes**

– Twitter: @SoundsOfCrowes (https://twitter.com/SoundsofCrowes)
– Website: http://www.soundslikecrowes.com/

Timestamps:

– 00:00:00 – Announcements
– 00:04:33 – Camron’s character
– 00:05:02 – Caleb’s character
– 00:05:25 – Alex’s character
– 00:05:51 – Amelia’s character
– 00:06:07 – Ryan’s character
– 00:06:55 – D20 for your thoughts
– 00:07:06 – How did you get into RPGs?
– 00:10:05 – Your character creation process
– 00:14:53 – Is it harder to play a good guy?
– 00:16:08 – Alex’s Friday night
– 00:16:16 – Comparing Deadlands character creation
– 00:19:56 – Playing characters with flaws
– 00:21:47 – The lack of classes
– 00:24:34 – How do mechanics of character creation reinforce the feel of the game?
– 00:25:43 – Deadliness of the system
– 00:26:56 – You aren’t great at stuff
– 00:28:20 – The wild die
– 00:31:54 – The biggest flaw? THE RULEBOOK
– 00:34:32 – How balanced are the character types?
– 00:39:17 – Creating NPCs
– 00:41:30 – How would our group do?
– 00:43:53 – Character development in Deadlands Reloaded
– 00:47:13 – Character Advancement (Take it up a level)
– 00:54:04 – Harrowed (Look it up at your own risk!)
– 00:55:23 – Guest info and plugs!
– 00:57:50 – Show closer
– 00:59:16 – Outtakes
– 01:14:20 – One Shot Network Show Promo

Game systems and materials discussed in this episode:

**Deadlands Reloaded by Pinnacle Entertainment Group**

– Savage Worlds: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/92743/Savage-Worlds-Deluxe
– Deadlands Reloaded Players Guide: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/82745/Deadlands-Reloaded-Players-Guide?term=Deadlands+Reloaded&test_epoch=0

Music:

– Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
– Clip 1: Western Firefight 2 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/MC_Cullah/Pack_-A-_Clones_Sweet/14_-_Western_Firefight_2) by Cullah (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/MC_Cullah/)
– Clip 2: Theme from Sounds Like Crowes by Rudy Zuniga (https://www.facebook.com/rudy.zuniga.3576)
(https://www.youtube.com/user/Anthropomancist)
– 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:**

– Twitter: @CreationCast (https://twitter.com/CreationCast)
– Facebook: https://facebook.com/charactercreationcast/
– Discord: http://discord.charactercreationcast.com/

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

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

**Our Website**: http://www.charactercreationcast.com

**Our Network**: http://oneshotpodcast.com

**Network Patreon**: https://www.patreon.com/oneshotpodcast

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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