Series 20.1 – Heart with Grant Howitt and Chris Taylor [Designers] (Creation)
September 2, 2019
Welcome to the first part of series 20, everyone! Today we have Grant Howitt and Chris Taylor on to discuss their latest game, Heart, which will be kickstarting soon! This game combines the setting and mechanics of Spire with some good old fashioned dungeon crawling, mixed with some truly horrifying implications, so hold onto your hats and get ready for a really interesting series!
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Guests and Projects:
Grant Howitt @gshowitt
Chris Taylor @TheMaddigan
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Rowan, Rook and Decard
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00:00:00 – Announcements
00:02:25 – Introductions
00:05:23 – What’s in a game?
00:06:40 – What do we need to play this game?
00:08:06 – What sort of stories and themes is this game exploring?
00:11:53 – Where did the idea for Heart come from?
00:16:16 – How much was the Heart defined before you started on this game?
00:21:46 – Terms and Concepts
00:32:40 – Let’s make some people!
00:35:24 – Callings
00:36:14 – Classes
00:45:57 – Episode Closer
00:47:53 – Show Blurbs
Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
Clip 1: Hearty Dice Friends (old) podcast theme song (https://rowanrookanddecard.com/hearty-dice-friends-podcast/)
Clip 2: Hearty Dice Friends (current) podcast theme song (https://rowanrookanddecard.com/hearty-dice-friends-podcast/)
Games discussed this episode:
- Kickstarter: September 17th!
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