Series 41.3 – Micro RPGs with Ourselves (Heartbeats and Post-Match Interview)
July 19, 2021
Welcome to the final episode of series 41, everyone! This series will be a bit different from our normal series. We will be covering two micro RPGs each episode with just Amelia and Ryan at the helm! This episode, we’re going in cold with character creation for Keith Baker and Jenn Ellis’s game Heartbeats and James Mendez Hodes’ game Post-Match Interview, both Micro RPGs from James D’Amato’s book, The Ultimate Micro-RPG Book! Then stick around for the outtakes at the end!
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Games discussed this episode:
The Ultimate Micro-RPG Book by James D’Amato
- Website: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/The-Ultimate-Micro-RPG-Book/James-D-Amato/The-Ultimate-RPG-Guide-Series/9781507212868
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/OneShotRPG
- Heartbeats (pg 49) by Jenn Ellis (@Twogetherstudio on Twitter https://twitter.com/Twogetherstudio) and Keith Baker (@hellcowkeith on Twitter https://twitter.com/hellcowkeith)https://twitter.com/qh_murphy)
- Post-Match Interview (pg 71) by James Mendez Hodez (@LulaVampiro on Twitter https://twitter.com/LulaVampiro)
- 00:00:00 – Announcements
- 00:04:03 – Introduction
- 00:06:02 – What’s in a game? – Heartbeats
- 00:08:03 – Let’s make some people! – Heartbeats
- 00:09:32 – Specialty
- 00:09:58 – Defining Trait
- 00:10:39 – Determine Relationships
- 00:16:21 – Names and Looks
- 00:18:46 – How long have we been at the hospital?
- 00:20:21 – Create a patient!
- 00:25:30 – Heartbeats – Gameplay summary and Discussion
- 00:27:52 – Heartbeats – Fanfic!
- 00:34:17 – Heartbeats – Micro Discussion
- 00:36:21 – What’s in a game? – Post-Match Interview
- 00:38:06 – Let’s make some people! – Post-Match Interview
- 00:38:31 – Create an athlete!
- 00:39:07 – What sport are we playing?
- 00:40:37 – What position do we play?
- 00:42:19 – What is the name of this team?
- 00:43:51 – General outline of how the sporting event went.
- 00:46:01 – Athlete Name
- 00:49:25 – Reporters!
- 00:52:56 – Questions!
- 00:54:37 – First Questions
- 00:56:35 – Second Questions
- 00:58:01 – Third Questions
- 00:59:13 – Fourth Questions
- 01:00:25 – Post-Match Interview – Micro Discussion
- 01:02:26 – Post-Match Interview – Gameplay summary and Discussion
- 01:04:19 – Episode Closer
- 01:05:29 – Call to Action
- 01:10:30 – Credits
- 01:12:26 – Show Blurbs – Total Party Kill
- 01:13:12 – Outtakes
- Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
- Clip 1: Medicine by WinnieTheMoog
- Clip 2: Action Sport Breakbeat by WinnieTheMoog
- 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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