Series 51.1 – Alchemistresses with Allison K. Cole and Dora Dee Rogers [Designers] (Creation)

Welcome to the first episode of series 51, everyone! This series, we welcome Allison K. Cole and Dora Dee Rogers to discuss their latest game, Alchemistresses, a magical girl game where you play the reincarnation of powerful magical girl mistresses of the past. This episode we learn about the game, start creating characters, and find out why Ryan was beaming while recording this series!

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Allison K. Cole @AllisonKCole

 

Dora Dee Rogers @DoraDee_

 

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Alchemistresses

Timestamps:

  • 00:00:00 – Announcements
  • 00:03:36 – Introductions
  • 00:05:39 – What’s in a game? – Core concept of Alchemistresses
  • 00:07:11 – The setting
  • 00:10:04 – What sort of tools do we need to play this game?
  • 00:13:03 – What kind of stories and themes is this game designed for?
  • 00:18:41 – What do characters do in Alchemistresses?
  • 00:19:34 – What makes Alchemistresses unique?
  • 00:22:38 – History of the game – When did development start?
  • 00:26:42 – When is the crowdfunding campaign starting?
  • 00:27:44 – Terms and Concepts – Convictions, Resolve, Alchemy Points
  • 00:29:16 – Let’s make some people! – Lines and Veils
  • 00:37:35 – Things we want to see
  • 00:39:38 – Creating the Present Day Self
  • 00:41:45 – Introduction to the game
  • 00:43:28 – The general premise
  • 00:43:56 – Picking our elements
  • 00:45:44 – Age
  • 00:47:57 – Transformation Phrase
  • 00:49:32 – Convictions – Personal Goals, Greatest Fears, Relationships
  • 00:51:24 – Convictions – They are important to you
  • 00:52:22 – Choosing our Personal Goals
  • 00:55:19 – Choosing our Greatest Fears
  • 00:56:46 – Bios – Home Life, School Life, Social Life
  • 00:57:35 – Choosing our Home Life
  • 00:58:25 – Choosing our School Life
  • 00:59:02 – Choosing our Social Life
  • 00:59:41 – Relationships
  • 01:01:40 – Names before relationships
  • 01:03:29 – How do these pairs come together?
  • 01:08:41 – Attributes – Mind, Body, Spirit, Resolve
  • 01:15:50 – Choosing our Mind, Body and Spirit
  • 01:21:18 – Transformation Sequence
  • 01:26:10 – Call to Action
  • 01:37:05 – Credits
  • 01:39:00 – Show Blurbs – Courier’s Call

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