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Episode 377 – D&D 5th edition


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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 377 – D&D 5th edition

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* (0:28) Please let us know if you’re not receiving your Fear the Con 8 Kickstarter rewards. It appears they’re getting blocked as spam.

* (2:23) Our experience at a D&D trivia night for Tim Meehan. You can still donate here. What it felt like being the middle child of the roleplaying hobby.

* (10:13) Getting started with D&D 5th edition.

* (14:52) Comparisons between Pathfinder and D&D 5th edition.

* (22:21) The table-side value of giving more XP to low level characters.

* (26:42) Differences between Adventure League and Pathfinder Society.

* (29:28) The position of Adventure League to leverage off of Pathfinder Society. The familiar versus the new.

* (33:28) The difference between min-maxing and an effective character. Stack Exchange for roleplaying games.

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Episode 376 – head-canon

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* (0:44) Being a fan for a second time.

* (2:24) What's missing in American politics.

* (4:26) The winners of the Battletech drawing. More giveaways are coming very soon, so keep up with Fear the Boot's Twitter feed (https://twitter.com/feartheboot). You can find Chris' Twitter feed here (https://...

Episode 375 – villains and antagonists

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* (0:32) Medieval torture chairs.

* (1:20) Battletech box set (http://www.battlecorps.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=27_178&products_id=3296) giveaway. All you need to do is follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/feartheboot) and tweet #GenCon2015 along with the name of a 'Mech you like. Don...

Episode 374 – starting Battletech

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* (1:00) Battletech box set (http://www.battlecorps.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=27_178&products_id=3296) giveaway. All you need to do is follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/feartheboot) and tweet #GenCon2015 along with the name of a 'Mech you like. Don't know the 'Mechs? Just tell us th...

Episode 373 – Gen Con 2015 and RPG factions

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* (1:02) Asheville Scarefest in Asheville, North Carolina on October 23 - 25. You can find them at their website (http://avlscarefest.com/) or on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/avlscarefest).

* (1:44) Fear the Boot is now available on SoundCloud (https://soundcloud.com/fear-the-boot)!...

Episode 372 – comics

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* (1:09) Comics and roleplaying games. Early Garfield and Garfield Minus Garfield (http://garfieldminusgarfield.net/).

* (14:10) Our dearth of comic book and superhero games.

* (26:50) Superhero games we've played recently.

* (42:15) Guilty pleasures...

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