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Episode 336 – GM survey, part 2


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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 336 – GM survey, part 2

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* (0:28) Welcoming back Stu from Happy Jacks.  His involvement with the Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale, CA.

* (2:16) Working through the second half of the responses to a GM survey posted by yourfriendlane on Reddit.  This time we talk about what GMs enjoy least about their role.

* (3:06) Player behavior.

* (7:10) Finding inspiration.

* (12:30) General prep and over-planning.

* (16:37) Improvisation.

* (24:14) Encounter building.

* (26:31) Finding a consistent group.

* (27:20) GM burnout.

* (27:28) Getting players to roleplay.

* (31:04) Sessions taking too long.

* (33:46) Keeping track of things.

Hosts: Dan, Pat, Stu

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Episode 335 – GM survey, part 1

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* (0:28) Welcoming Stu and Kimi from Happy Jacks (http://www.happyjacks.org/).  You can find the episode Wayne and Dan just did on their show right here (http://www.happyjacks.org/hjrp1119/).

* (2:00) Cape Rust wrote a very kind review of Sojourn (http://www.sojournanthology.com/) which you can fin...

Episode 334 – pacing a campaign start

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* (0:27) Johann isn't dead.

* (0:57) Chad's chosen way of collecting signatures on his copy of Sojourn (http://www.feartheboot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=22151).

* (2:33) The launch of Fear the Boot's Twitch TV channel (http://www.twitch.tv/fear_the_boot).  We'll post the game schedule after Dan...

Episode 333 – character secrets

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* (0:29) Grab a copy of Fear the Boot's anthology, Sojourn (http://www.feartheboot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=22151)!

* (1:25) A patent troll takes on the sum of podcasting (http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20130206/07215421891/patent-troll-says-it-owns-podcasting-sues-adam-carolla-howstuffworks...

Episode 332 – the other kind of GMPCs

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* (0:29) Announcing Sojourn, an anthology of fiction by Fear the Boot hosts, community members, and industry professionals.  You can find all of the places it's available right here (http://www.feartheboot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=22151).

* (3:22) Differentiating the two types of GMPCs...

Bonus Episode 54 – Dan v. Kender, part 2

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* (0:18) Foreman selection.

* (1:27) Jury deliberations.

* (14:59) Reading of the verdict.

* (17:34) Post-trial commentary.

* (20:49) A big thanks to Trampas for being such a good sport.  You can find his awesome Dragonlance resources on their legacy website (http://www.dlnexus.com/), their new web...

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