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Episode 359 – ret-con repairs


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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 359 – ret-con repairs

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* (0:29) Remembering Tobias Parks.

* (1:15) Shel Silverstein and our fundraiser for the American Heart Association.

* (2:54) Using Method One rolling as a way of challenging yourself in roleplaying.

* (15:32) Fixing a game after something has been declared that later is discovered to not have been correct.  Adapting the game to fit the new truth or rolling back to set things right.

* (37:29) Using the meta-game mechanics of certain systems to encourage the kind of experience you want to have. The recurring problem of expectations versus reality in an RPG.

Hosts: Chad, Dan, Pat, Wayne

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Episode 358 – killer GMs that don’t exist

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* (1:12) John and MortarGate.  The old anime, Ulysses 31 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulysses_31).

* (25:24) The bogeyman of TPKing GMs that may not be all that rule, and the more immediate concern about softball games.  Evaluating and conducting a game arc with a mind for future, unrelated arcs...

Episode 357 – games outside of continuity

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* (0:30) Chris is sad it's not Hotdish Hursday (https://twitter.com/hashtag/HotdishHursday?src=hash).

* (2:23) The weekly #RPGChat on Twitter (https://twitter.com/hashtag/RPGChat?src=hash), conducted everything Thursday at 2:00pm Central and 9:00pm Central...

Episode 356 – scope-creep

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* (0:29) Wayne causes metaphysical problems for the podcast.  Casey Kasem loses it (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDYK2H0ldbo) over a death dedication (NSFW language).

* (2:24) This Christmas, Fear the Boot is supporting the American Heart Association in a competitive charity drive.  You can see...

Episode 355 – the three clue rule

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* (0:29) John and the definition of "stealing".

* (1:41) How GMs can inadvertently train their players to view the game world in certain ways.  The importance of players separating the NPC from the GM...

Bonus Episode 57 – so many questions

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* (0:24) Checking up on Brodeur's homework (https://c4.staticflickr.com/4/3910/15180776516_237aa8331a.jpg).

* (1:24) I am Russian man!

* (4:37) Grey beard...?

* (11:45) If you could go back in time, what gaming advice would you give yourself?...

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