Series 45.1 – A Christmas Belonging with Danny Dellinger [Pod of Wonder] (Creation)

Welcome to the first episode of series 45, everyone! This series, we welcome Danny Dellinger from Pod of Wonder, to learn about their game, A Christmas Belonging, a Belonging Outside Belonging/No Dice No Masters RPG about creating your own Hallmark style Christmas movie! This episode we find out what this game is all about and create our setting together!

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Danny Dellinger @DannyPlaysRPGs

Games discussed this episode:

A Christmas Belonging

Timestamps:

  • 00:00:00 – Announcements
  • 00:04:30 – Introductions
  • 00:07:10 – What’s in a game? – Core Concept
  • 00:08:08 – What is Belonging Outside Belonging/No Dice No Masters all about?
  • 00:12:41 – What materials do we need to play this game?
  • 00:14:32 – What kinds of stories and themes is this game meant to explore?
  • 00:18:49 – What do characters do in this game?
  • 00:20:43 – What is unique about A Chrismas Belonging
  • 00:25:46 – History of the system – When did the idea for this come to fruition?
  • 00:31:36 – Terms and concepts – Roles
  • 00:32:07 – Moves
  • 00:32:45 – Props
  • 00:33:31 – Setting Elements
  • 00:34:49 – Primary vs Supporting Roles
  • 00:36:24 – Let’s make some people!
  • 00:38:04 – Let’s make a place! – Creating the small town
  • 00:39:38 – Town Name
  • 00:40:02 – Natural Landmark
  • 00:41:37 – Town Name Revisited
  • 00:43:28 – Town Mascot
  • 00:44:53 – Struggling Industry or Threatened Asset
  • 00:45:59 – 3 Businesses on Main Street
  • 00:49:47 – Upcoming Event
  • 00:50:52 – The most important thing that has happened here
  • 00:52:31 – A thing the town has in abundance
  • 00:53:24 – A thing the town desperately lacks
  • 00:58:47 – Call to Action
  • 01:06:09 – Credits
  • 01:08:04 – Show Blurbs – All My Fantasy Children

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