Fear The Boot

Episode 391 – a sense of place


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Fear The Boot

Fear the Boot

St. Louis, Missouri

Description: Fear the Boot is an irreverent, roundtable discussion of tabletop roleplaying games. In this weekly show we debate game-related issues, offer advice for improving your game, and poke fun at the hobby

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Episode 391 – a sense of place

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* (1:09) Pat and the nuclear football can be found in Bedtime Stories 5.

* (1:34) Giving life to a location. Making it feel like more than just a stopping-off point in the plot. Our episodes on dungeon building (part 1 and part 2).

* (7:07) Reasons to avoid getting too caught up in the minutiae of the setting. Cityographer by Inkwell Ideas.

* (18:05) The six questions to flesh out a location. You can find a sample questionnaire in the resource documents.

* (25:18) Letting the players answer the questions through their RP.

* (34:19) Locations that lack heart.

Hosts: Chad, Dan, Pat, Wayne

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Episode 390 – passing off

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* (0:35) Preparing a fallback game for one that has yet to die.

* (4:36) Brodeur is asked to pass his game notes off to another GM who wants to continue his campaign.

* (10:42) The positive reasons to share your game notes. Dan's sample game notes (explained in episode 209) can be found here, here,...

Episode 389 – Mighty Morphin Power Wayngers

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* (0:29) The Battletech contest is complete! You can find the list of winning game ideas here. I'll be emailing the winners within the next week to get their mailing addresses.

* (1:51) Blades in the Dark, digital edition early access with upgrade support through the finished product. You can grab y...

Episode 388 – the long bomb

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* (0:28) A pregnant pause. Dan hates Skype. Dan hates Norton even more.

* (1:11) Voting for the science fiction plot hooks is ending on Sunday, January 10th, at 11:59:59pm Central Time. You can get your votes in here...

Episode 387 – background banalities

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* (0:28) The amount of bleeping in the prior episode.

* (2:13) Voting for the science fiction plot hooks is still going on. You can get your votes in here.

* (3:32) The flooding in Missouri.

* (8:08) Natural disasters in roleplaying games. The eruption of Krakatoa. The radioactive fire at the West...

Bonus Episode 64 – Pat cusses the hits

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* (0:23) Voting for the science fiction plot hooks has begun. You can get your votes in here.

* (1:38) Wayne has creative block while trying to make a character for an online game of Wield.

* (5:55) Generic-Man to the rescue! Pat is always rich.

* (14:55) Welcome to Fanfiction.net! (and Wattpad)...

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