Series 48.1 – Kids on Brooms with Jonathan Gilmour and Doug Levandowski [Designers] (Creation)

Welcome to the first episode of series 48, everyone! This series, we welcome Jonathan Gilmour and Doug Levandowski, to learn about their game, Kids on Brooms, the latest in the Kids on series that started with Kids on Bikes where you play as students at a magic school! This episode we learn about the game, the history of the series, get into some world building and then begin making our people!

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Jonathan Gilmour @JonGilmour

 

Doug Levandowski @DougLevandowski

Games discussed this episode:

Kids on Brooms

Timestamps:

  • 00:00:01 – Announcements
  • 00:05:36 – Introductions
  • 00:08:51 – What’s in a game? – Core Concept
  • 00:09:59 – What sort of setting do we play in?
  • 00:10:35 – Materials to play
  • 00:14:54 – What kinds of stories and themes does this game explore?
  • 00:17:45 – What do characters do in Kids on Brooms?
  • 00:18:56 – What makes Kids on Brooms unique?
  • 00:24:36 – History of the Game Series
  • 00:34:45 – Terms and Concepts
  • 00:35:52 – Let’s make some people!
  • 00:36:21 – Lines and Veils
  • 00:38:52 – Let’s make a place!
  • 00:39:59 – Tone
  • 00:42:31 – Naming our school
  • 00:44:24 – Location of the school
  • 00:45:08 – Our head of school
  • 00:46:48 – Magical pasttime
  • 00:48:05 – Noteable Landmarks
  • 00:51:19 – Unconventional Classes
  • 00:53:28 – School History
  • 00:58:37 – Rumors
  • 01:00:50 – Systems of Power
  • 01:02:23 – Selecting Playbook Tropes
  • 01:05:51 – Call to Action
  • 01:13:54 – Credits
  • 01:15:49 – Show Blurbs – A Horror Borealis

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