Welcome to the first episode of series 43, everyone! This series we welcome Cam Banks to discuss his game, Cortex Prime, an RPG Toolkit for creating ANY game you want! We talk game design, working with a “generic” game, and start making our characters!

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Guests and Projects:

Cam Banks (Designer) @boymonster

Games discussed this episode:

Cortex Prime

Timestamps:

  • 00:00:00 – Announcements
  • 00:02:53 – Introductions
  • 00:04:37 – What’s in a game?
  • 00:05:15 – What materials do we need to play the game?
  • 00:12:54 – The history of Cortex
  • 00:25:56 – Basic terms and concepts
  • 00:27:32 – Traits
  • 00:29:22 – Let’s make a… system! – Selecting genres
  • 00:33:16 – Prime Sets
  • 00:38:12 – Distinctions
  • 00:41:17 – Additional Rules
  • 00:45:57 – Additional Traits – Resources, Specialties, Assets
  • 00:50:16 – Let’s make some people!
  • 00:50:39 – Three forms of character creation
  • 00:51:23 – Scratch build method – Prime traits – Values
  • 00:57:01 – Call to Action
  • 00:58:36 – Credits
  • 01:00:32 – Show Blurbs – All My Fantasy Children

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