Character Creation Spotlight – E19 – Rebels of the Outlaw Wastes with Banana Chan and Michael Addison [Designers]

Welcome to a bonus Spotlight episode, everyone! This episode we have Michael Addison and Banana Chan joining us to discuss and create characters for Rebels of the Outlaw Wastes, a game where you play in a rock-n-roll dystopia as misfit outlaws that fight the Powers That Be! Kickstarting October 4th, 2022!

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Timestamps:

  • 00:00:22 – Introduction
  • 00:05:44 – What’s in a game? – Core concept
  • 00:07:50 – What is the setting like in this game?
  • 00:09:14 – What do characters do in Rebels of the Outlaw Wastes?
  • 00:10:15 – What materials do we need to play this game?
  • 00:12:15 – Let’s make some people! – What caused The Crash?
  • 00:14:37 – What was the height of technology before the crash?
  • 00:16:45 – What do survivors remember most about the old world?
  • 00:22:56 – What relics survived that are now a mystery?
  • 00:26:42 – The Outlaw Wastes – Mashing up terrain types
  • 00:28:22 – What strange beauty or wonder exists because of this blend?
  • 00:29:17 – What natural things are dangerous because of this?
  • 00:30:05 – What modes of transportation do outlaws rely on?
  • 00:35:01 – What is the voice that communicates danger and opportunities to hte outlaws?
  • 00:37:25 – The Valley – Something familiar in the Valley
  • 00:38:37 – Two strange things in the valley
  • 00:42:51 – The powers that be – The Brand and Jackboots
  • 00:44:19 – Vision and Mission Statement
  • 00:50:50 – Choosing Edges for The Powers
  • 00:52:02 – Squad Concept
  • 00:55:21 – Backgrounds
  • 00:59:35 – Choosing a Background
  • 01:03:47 – Background Features, Focus Skill, Gear and Drive
  • 01:20:05 – Choosing a Calling – Focus Skill, Features, Path and Catchphrase
  • 01:27:36 – Character Looks
  • 01:36:59 – Names and Assigning Attributes
  • 01:42:22 – What inspired these character creation mechanics?
  • 01:45:35 – How was the process of creating this game?
  • 01:54:25 – Kickstarter Info
  • 01:58:04 – Episode Closer
  • 02:01:20 – Outtakes

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