Welcome to the first episode of series 40, everyone! This series we welcome Neal Powell, co-host from DMNastics, Dungeon Master’s Block and Whelmed: The Young Justice Files, to talk about Phoenix Dawn Command, a card based, fantasy TTRPG by Keith Baker that is all about coming back from death stronger than before. This episode, we learn about the game and begin creating our characters!

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Games discussed this episode:

Phoenix Dawn Command by Keith Baker of Two-gether Studios

Timestamps:

  • 00:00:00 – Announcements
  • 00:04:34 – Introductions
  • 00:06:55 – What’s in a game? – Setting
  • 00:08:30 – What sort of tools do we need to play Phoenix Dawn Command?
  • 00:12:33 – What kind of stories and themes does this game explore?
  • 00:14:20 – What do characters do in the game?
  • 00:16:07 – What is unique about this game?
  • 00:18:53 – History of the Game
  • 00:21:38 – Terms and Concepts – Crucible
  • 00:24:20 – The Flame
  • 00:24:49 – Sparks
  • 00:25:27 – School, Wing, Rank
  • 00:26:35 – Let’s make some people!
  • 00:27:36 – Selecting Schools
  • 00:34:20 – Intro Text Discussion
  • 00:38:00 – Naming Characters (not yet!)
  • 00:40:03 – Finding our Core cards for our School
  • 00:43:08 – Core Combat Style
  • 00:45:51 – Core Skill Specialties
  • 00:47:33 – Core Talents
  • 00:48:47 – Rank 1 Cards
  • 00:56:33 – Rank 1 Traits added
  • 01:04:02 – Call to Action
  • 01:10:59 – Credits
  • 01:12:54 – Show Blurbs: Asians Represent

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