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Episode 354 – leveraging a character

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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 354 – leveraging a character

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* (0:26) Episode 354, take 2!

* (1:09) Chad and Dan will be on Twitch tomorrow, continuing their Rome 2 campaign.

* (1:30) What really separates America from England (HINT: it’s not the Atlantic).  John Oliver explains FIFA.

* (3:05) The Gameable Disney Podcast asks what Disney characters we’d play in an RPG.

* (5:58) The importance of backstory to a character.

* (7:33) Using those same principles to examine the viability of an established character as a jumping off point.

Hosts: Dan

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Episode 353 – immersion-breaking rolls

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* (0:29) Work clothes.  Being mistaken for employees of various places.

* (4:57) The 1950s milkshake machine.  The other Mixmaster (http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Mixmaster_(G1)).

* (11:30) Giving the players rolls they deserve without breaking immersion -- or giving out meta-game information -- by the ve...

Episode 352 – character infirmity

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* (0:29) Dan is totally like Slash (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpmAY059TTY&t=8m5s).

* (1:45) An insult that only works with a British accent.

* (3:08) How Enterovirus got Dan thinking about roleplaying a character with a persistent infirmity or impairment...

Episode 351 – classifying GMs

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Fair warning: There are a lot of strange things going on in this episode.  It was recorded during a thunderstorm.  I was losing my voice (and completely lost it thereafter, so Karla had to do the intro).  And some of the jokes get rather off-color...

Episode 350 – GM self-image

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* (0:29) Dan gets hosts back, thanks the fans, and lets Chris now what episode this is (http://limare.buzznet.com/user/video/27070/south-park-episode-303-succubus/).

* (2:08) The movie bracket voting on our forums (http://www.feartheboot.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=20)...

Episode 349 – stats that matter

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* (0:31) Why Dan is all alone.

* (2:04) Just a few words on Ferguson.  You can find local news at KSDK (http://www.ksdk.com/), KMOV (http://www.kmov.com/), KMOX (http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/), KTVI (http://fox2now.com/), and STL Today (http://www.stltoday.com/)...

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