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Bonus Episode 63 – KFTB AM


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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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Bonus Episode 63 – KFTB AM

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* (1:54) John observes an uptick of socially competitive games at Gen Con. Are You a Werewolf. Junta. Coup.

* (7:15) Undertale and how it changed John’s mind on merciless gaming.

* (10:05) Why Dan can’t betray people, even when it’s the intended mechanic of a game.

* (17:27) What Undertale did for John’s empathy that no previous game had. Never Have I Ever.

* (20:06) Being the betrayer when you don’t want to. The Resistance, Battlestar Galactica, and Shadows Over Camelot.

* (25:05) Winning games through consistent behavior.

* (32:35) Too many games came out on November 10th.

* (38:16) How behavior in boardgames reflects our GMing style.

Hosts: Chad, Dan, John, Julia

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Episode 383 – finite choices

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* (0:27) When Fear the Boot turns into AM radio.

* (2:42) Giving away some metal Battletech dice. You can enter by leaving your plot idea for Battletech (or generic science fiction) on this website.

* (3:32) The Library Land Podcast...

Interview 38 – Vincent Venturella, part 2

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* (0:42) The value of simplicity, flat math, and limited modifiers.

* (5:10) The intentional lack of specificity in the 5th edition rules. The history of Anti-Magic Shell.

* (11:22) Are there any plans for setting material and the like?...

Interview 37 – Vincent Venturella, part 1

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* (0:35) Introducing Vince of Venture Land Games and The Narrative Game System.

* (4:44) Questions we collected from social media. In case you don't have the links you can find us at: Facebook, Twitter, Google+ (fan club or news feed), and our forums...

Episode 382 – established NPCs

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* (1:31) DruCon: the fan convention on June 3rd and 4th of 2016. You can find the Facebook group here and back the funding campaign here.

* (2:28) Using a well-established NPC in your game.

* (6:30) Why is the character there at all?

* (7:44) Know the character as a whole person...

Episode 381 – FIWAGs

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* (0:39) Welcoming Dr. Bob Arens to the show.

* (0:58) DruCon: the fan convention on June 3rd and 4th of 2016. You can find the Facebook group here and back the funding campaign here.

* (3:20) The episode we did with Bob about artificial intelligence in game. The Time Cube website (FAIR WARNING: v...

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