Character Creation Spotlight E15 – Deimos Academy with Austin Taylor and Amanda Kahl [Designers]

Welcome to a bonus Character Creation Spotlight episode 15, everyone! This episode, we welcome Austin Taylor and Amanda Kahl, to learn about the game they are designing along with Banana Chan, Deimos Academy, a horror RPG set in a spooky boarding school that is played with a coloring book and paper dolls! This episode we learn about the game, figure out some details about our school, and make our supernaturally powered students returning for a mysterious 15 year reunion!

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Austin Taylor @SailorSctAustin

 

Amanda Kahl @AgeOfNight

Games discussed this episode:

Deimos Academy Kickstarter

Timestamps:

  • 00:00:20 – Introductions
  • 00:03:26 – What’s in a game?
  • 00:04:16 – What is the setting?
  • 00:05:33 – What sort of materials do we need?
  • 00:07:54 – What sort of characters can be created?
  • 00:10:21 – Let’s make some people!
  • 00:10:46 – Consumed character types
  • 00:14:01 – Picking Archetypes
  • 00:15:55 – Creating the Boarding School with an Alumni Letter
  • 00:17:06 – Determining the year
  • 00:17:38 – The reason for the reunion
  • 00:18:36 – Time of year
  • 00:19:31 – Location of the Academy
  • 00:20:59 – Sender of the letter
  • 00:23:17 – Names and Pronouns
  • 00:23:45 – Where did your parents live while you were going to school?
  • 00:24:38 – What was your reputation in High School?
  • 00:26:26 – How do you define yourself now?
  • 00:29:17 – How did you discover your powers?
  • 00:32:01 – What is your fear?
  • 00:34:37 – Why do you decide to go to the union?
  • 00:37:24 – Final steps of character creation
  • 00:38:12 – Kickstarter Information
  • 00:40:01 – Episode Closer
  • 00:41:13 – Credits
  • 00:43:08 – Show Blurbs – All My Fantasy Children
  • 00:43:45 – Outtakes

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