Series 35.1 – Anyone Can Wear the Mask with Jeff Stormer [Designer] (Creation)
January 4, 2021
Welcome to the first episode of series 35, and the first episode of 2021, everyone! This episode, we welcome Party of One host and fellow network show All My Fantasy Children co-host, Jeff Stormer! We will be discussing his new game, Anyone Can Wear the Mask, a storytelling game about a superhero, a villain and a city. Join us for the start of a fantastic series after Amelia and Ryan discuss 2021 a bit in the longer than usual cold open.
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Games discussed this episode:
Anyone Can Wear the Mask by Jeff Stormer
- Website: https://jeffstormer.itch.io/mask
Beyond the Rift by Dee Pennyway
- 00:00:00 – Announcements
- 00:14:40 – Introductions
- 00:16:40 – What’s in a game?
- 00:21:38 – What do we need to play this game?
- 00:24:56 – What kind of stories and themes in this game meant to explore?
- 00:27:33 – What do characters do in this game?
- 00:34:52 – What is one of the more unique things about this game?
- 00:39:04 – History of Anyone Can Wear the Mask
- 00:47:18 – Terms and Concepts?
- 00:47:57 – Let’s Make Some People! – Choosing Roles
- 00:49:47 – Character Creation
- 00:51:07 – Hero Questions – How powerful are you?
- 00:52:44 – Where do your powers come from?
- 00:53:57 – What exactly do you do?
- 00:55:06 – How do you help your city?
- 00:57:01 – Strong Suits
- 00:57:58 – CIty Questions – How large is our city?
- 01:00:16 – Creating four city districts
- 01:06:12 – Where is the Hero most comfortable here?
- 01:07:22 – Call to Action
- 01:11:19 – Credits
- 01:13:14 – Show Blurb: A Woman With Hollow Eyes
- Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
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