On today’s episode, we’re continuing our small games series with Chris Foster, covering character creation for One Last Job, created by former guest of the show, Grant Howitt.

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00:00:00 – Announcements

00:01:46 – Introductions

00:04:13 – What’s in a game?

00:06:58 – What do you do in One Last Job?

00:08:08 – Collaborative nature of creating characters

00:10:14 – Terms and Concepts

00:12:53 – Let’s make some people!

00:16:35 – Thinking of a job together

00:18:36 – One terrible thing that went wrong last job

00:22:13 – Who is the boss?

00:23:17 – Starting to define someone else’s character

00:24:11 – Wait, we have to actually play this game?!

00:25:50 – What have you been up to and explain why you’d take the job.

00:27:35 – It’s not so simple, we’re going to need…

00:32:49 – Starting the game

00:33:31 – Establishing facts about the characters

00:47:40 – D20 for your thoughts? – How did it feel to not create our own characters?

00:54:41 – Does this process allow for a character that feels fleshed out?

00:59:33 – Does the character creation process give us an idea of how the game plays?

01:02:37 – Episode Closer

01:05:14 – Show Blurbs

01:05:55 – Outtakes


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

Clip 1: Play/Test podcast theme song (https://playtest.pub) by Matt Lee (https://twitter.com/NiceWizardMusic)

Clip 2: “Epic Unease” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) from https://filmmusic.io License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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/)

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