Character Creation Cast

Series 18.3 – Descent into Midnight with designers Richard and Taylor (Discussion)

On today’s episode, Series 18 wraps up with Descent into Midnight, a Powered by the Apocalypse game designed by Richard Kreutz-Landry, Taylor LaBresh and Rich Howard. We welcome back Richard and Taylor this episode and plunge into the deep end to discuss the character creation process and even delve into some fanfic with our own characters.

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Series 18.2 – Descent into Midnight with designers Richard and Taylor (Creation Continued)

On today’s episode, Series 18 continues with the final portion of our character creation for Descent into Midnight, a Powered by the Apocalypse game designed by Richard Kreutz-Landry, Taylor LaBresh and Rich Howard. We welcome back Richard and Taylor this episode and really dive into the abstract with our characters.

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Series 18.1 – Descent into Midnight with Richard and Taylor [Designers] (Creation)

On today’s episode, we start to tackle character creation for a game that has been on our list from the beginning of this podcast: Descent into Midnight! Series 18 begins here with Richard Kreutz-Landry and Taylor LaBresh, co-designers for this very game!

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Series 17.3 – Mouse Guard 2E with Charlotte and Megan [Tabletop Potluck] (Discussion)

On the last episode of the 17th series, Megan Scharlau and Charlotte Elena from Tabletop Potluck join us to discuss the character creation process for Mouse Guard, a cute as heck RPG from The Burning Wheel, where you play as super adorable mice people in a medieval, semi-fantasy setting.

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Series 17.2 – Mouse Guard 2E with Charlotte and Megan [Tabletop Potluck] (Creation Continued)

On the second episode of the 17th series, we welcome back Megan Scharlau and Charlotte Elena from Tabletop Potluck to finish creating characters for Mouse Guard, a cute as heck RPG from The Burning Wheel, where you play as super adorable mice people in a medieval, semi-fantasy setting.

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Series 17.1 – Mouse Guard 2E with Charlotte and Megan [Tabletop Potluck] (Creation)

On this first episode of the 17th series, we’ll be sitting down with Megan Scharlau and Charlotte Elena from Tabletop Potluck to discuss and create characters for Mouse Guard, a cute as heck RPG from The Burning Wheel, where you play as super adorable mice people in a medieval, semi-fantasy setting.

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Special Announcements – Brief Hiatus and More!

In this special announcements episode, we go over a few important announcements for us, GenCon and even get to read a review again!

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Bonus Episode – No Thank You Evil with Amelia’s Kids

In this special bonus episode of Character Creation Cast, Amelia sits down with her favorite people in the world (most of the time), her kids, Nathan and Eleanor. They create characters for their favorite game, “No Thank You, Evil!” by Monte Cook Games

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Series 16.3 – Hearts of Wulin with Lowell Francis [The Gauntlet] and Agatha Cheng [Asians Represent] (Discussion)

This is the final of the 16th series, and we’ll be discussing Hearts of Wulin, a Powered by the Apocalypse wuxia RPG with creators Agatha Cheng from the Asians Represent podcast and Lowell Francis from The Gauntlet podcast. We are also joined by a guest co-host, Adira Slattery, fellow One Shot Network individual from the A Woman With Hollow Eyes twitch stream and podcast.

Announcements:

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Guests and Projects:

Agatha Cheng

Lowell Francis

Adira Slattery

Timestamps:

00:00:00 – Announcements

00:03:16 – Introductions

00:14:17 – D20 for your thoughts?

00:22:52 – How does character creation in this game stack up against others?

00:31:03 – How do the mechanics of character creation reinforce the feel of Hearts of Wulin?

00:35:41 – How does character creation set a player’s expectations for playing a session?

00:37:17 – Biggest flaw?

00:44:36 – What was it like designing within the PbtA framework?

00:52:45 – What themes did you want to incorporate in this game?

00:59:02 – How would this group fair in a typical game? / Fanfiction

01:07:27 – How does this game lend to character development?

01:11:54 – Take it up a level!

01:17:24 – Episode Closer

01:21:51 – Show Blurbs

Music:

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

Clip 1: The Gauntlet Main theme (https://www.gauntlet-rpg.com/)

Clip 2: Asians Represent Main theme (http://oneshotpodcast.com/interview-discussion/asians-represent/)

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 characters:

Games discussed this episode:

Hearts of Wulin

Our Podcast:

Character Creation Cast:

Amelia Antrim:

Ryan Boelter:

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

Our Network: http://oneshotpodcast.comNetwork Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/oneshotpodcast

Series 16.2 – Hearts of Wulin with Lowell Francis [The Gauntlet] and Agatha Cheng [Asians Represent] (Creation Continued)

This is the second episode of the 16th series, and we’ll be finishing up character creation for Hearts of Wulin, a Powered by the Apocalypse wuxia RPG with creators Agatha Cheng from the Asians Represent podcast and Lowell Francis from The Gauntlet podcast. We are also joined by a guest co-host, Adira Slattery, fellow One Shot Network individual from the A Woman With Hollow Eyes twitch stream and podcast.

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