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Episode 368 – dice defining NPCs


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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 368 – dice defining NPCs

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* (1:38) Introducing Derek Knutsen from THE ESTABLiSHED FACTS and Universal Storytelling System.

* (3:28) Fear the Fruit.  You can make donations here.  Please also consider donating toiletries and non-perishable food.

* (7:39) Fear the Con’s official charities this year: Little Red Door and the Ferguson Public Library.  You can find more information and make donations here.

* (15:38) The dungeon crawl, sellout, and other ways to get involved.  You can contact Derek through the above sites or on the forums.

* (21:06) When dice define the NPC, whether through stats or repeated success/failure.

* (29:29) If you need a particular result, then don’t roll.  The one-electron universe.

* (34:44) Adding depth by ferreting out what the die rolls could mean about a character.

* (42:40) Why we’re taking a year off from Fear the Con in 2016.  You can hear Dan on Metagamers Anonymous here.

* (45:48) Dan gets gnoll coins from Rare Elements Foundry.

Hosts: Chad, Dan, Derek, Wayne

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Episode 367 – modules

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* (0:31) Brodeur learns about Chris' age.

* (1:26) Fear the Con 8 (http://www.fearthecon.com).

* (5:43) What Brodeur would have done in Chad's failed trip to a game shop.  What he would want someone to do if that happened in his own shops...

Bonus Episode 59 – war games

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* (0:48) Sojourn Volume 2 (http://www.amazon.com/Sojourn-Anthology-Speculative-Fiction-Volume/dp/0991487737).

* (1:55) Gnarl on Twitter (https://twitter.com/gnarlsharish).

* (4:04) Pat vs Warmachine.

* (12:22) The consumer side of war games.

* (21:33) Mordheim and Necromunda...

Episode 366 – expectations

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* (0:29) Fear the Con 8 has successfully funded!  You can create and sign up for games here (http://www.fearthecon.com).

* (1:45) Chris' audio comedy, Gamers Behaving Badly, is attempting to fund a second season.  You can support that here (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/843103401/gamers-beh...

Episode 365 – Legend of the Five Characters

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* (0:37) The surprising efficacy of ThunderShirts (http://www.thundershirt.com/).

* (1:58) Fear the Con 8's Kickstarter (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1336450195/fear-the-con-8) is still up and running...

Fear the Con 8

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Fear the Con 8's Kickstarter (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1336450195/fear-the-con-8)...

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