Series 5.1 – Edge of the Empire with Chris Emily and Michael (Creation)

Podcast Episode

This episode starts the 5th series where we will be covering Edge of the Empire, a Star Wars RPG by Fantasy Flight Games. We are joined by Chris, Emily and Michael from the Redemption podcast to learn about this system and start creating some characters together.

Guests and Projects:
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Chris Burlew: [@burlew_chris][1]

– Redemption Podcast
– – Twitter: [@redemptionpod][2]
– – Podcast: http://www.redemptionpodcast.com/
– Tales of Blood and Stone
– – Twitter: [@tobaspod][3]
– – Podcast: http://tobaspod.blubrry.net/

Michael: [@LoserMLW][4]

– [Redemption Podcast][5]
– [Tales of Blood and Stone][6]
– Return to Greyhawk
– – Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/returntogreyhawk

Emily: [@TheCraftyDM][7]

– [Redemption Podcast][8]
– She’s a Super Geek
– – Twitter: [@sasgeekpodcast][9]
– – Podcast: http://sasgeek.com/
– Wednesday Evening Podcast Allstars
– – Podcast: http://misdirectedmark.com/category/podcasts/wepas/

Timestamps:
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– 00:00:00 – Announcements
– 00:01:52 – Introductions
– 00:05:24 – What’s in a Game?
– 00:05:49 – The Setting
– 00:07:56 – What do characters do in Edge of the Empire?
– 00:09:09 – What materials do you need for this game?
– 00:10:45 – What is unique about Edge of the Empire?
– 00:20:25 – History of the Game and Terms
– 00:21:18 – Attributes and Skills
– 00:22:20 – Talent Trees
– 00:28:42 – Let’s Make Some People! – Starting with backgrounds?
– 00:30:48 – Ryan’s concept
– 00:35:50 – Emily’s concept
– 00:39:20 – Chris’s concept
– 00:40:50 – Michael’s concept
– 00:43:16 – Amelia’s concept
– 00:45:59 – Obligations
– 00:53:54 – Careers and Specializations
– 00:58:22 – Experience Point Spending
– 01:05:05 – Buying Ability Scores
– 01:10:12 – Talent Trees
– 01:19:55 – Potential Names for Ryan’s Character
– 01:23:01 – Skills
– 01:25:37 – Force Powers
– 01:31:58 – Episode Closer
– 01:33:53 – One Shot Network Promo

Game systems and materials discussed in this episode:
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Edge of the Empire by Fantasy Flight Games

– Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Lyvk5j
– Star Wars RPG Dice: https://amzn.to/2kWu1S9

Character Sheets:
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Character sheets will be released with series 5.2 once our characters are fully finished! Stay tuned for that episode’s show notes for links to the latest character sheets!

Action Figure Pairings
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– Ryan’s Character
– – Close Approximation Action Figure: https://amzn.to/2t0ApvA
– Amelia’s Character
– – Action Figure: https://amzn.to/2HD2yxK
– Chris’s Character
– – Action Figure: https://amzn.to/2Jsyfjk
– Emily’s Character
– – Action Figure: https://amzn.to/2y0tLej
– Michael’s Character
– – Action Figure: https://amzn.to/2MeIZiZ

Music:
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– Opening: [Meditation Impromptu 03][10] by [Kevin MacLeod][11]
– Clip 1: [Redemption][12] by [The Vivisectors][13]
– Clip 2: [Redemption Podcast][14] opening theme
– Main Theme: [Hero (Remix)][15] by [Steve Combs][16]

Our Podcast:
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– Character Creation Cast: [@CreationCast][17]
– Amelia Antrim: [@gingerreckoning][18]
– Ryan Boelter: [@lordneptune][19]
– Our Website: http://www.charactercreationcast.com
– Our Network: http://oneshotpodcast.com

[1]: https://twitter.com/burlew_chris
[2]: https://twitter.com/redemptionpod
[3]: https://twitter.com/tobaspod
[4]: https://twitter.com/losermlw
[5]: http://www.redemptionpodcast.com/
[6]: http://tobaspod.blubrry.net/
[7]: https://twitter.com/thecraftydm
[8]: http://www.redemptionpodcast.com/
[9]: https://twitter.com/sasgeekpodcast
[10]: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03
[11]: http://incompetech.com
[12]: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/The_Vivisectors/Weird_Tales_Of_Ghostly_Islands/The_Vivisectors_-_07_-_Redemption
[13]: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/The_Vivisectors/
[14]: http://www.redemptionpodcast.com/
[15]: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/Principal_Photography_1493/11_Hero_Remix
[16]: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/
[17]: https://twitter.com/CreationCast
[18]: https://twitter.com/gingerreckoning
[19]: https://twitter.com/lordneptune

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