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Episode 352 – character infirmity

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Fear the Boot

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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 352 – character infirmity

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* (0:29) Dan is totally like Slash.

* (1:45) An insult that only works with a British accent.

* (3:08) How Enterovirus got Dan thinking about roleplaying a character with a persistent infirmity or impairment.

* (7:27) Understanding the condition, whether through research, collaboration, or GM explanation.

* (10:47) Pacing the manifestations of the impairment’s effects.

* (12:57) Impairments manifesting in game mechanics.

* (14:22) Impairments manifesting in house rules.

* (15:10) Impairments manifesting in interval and severity dictated by a roll.

* (20:20) The value of tangible tokens to remind you of the condition.

Hosts: Dan

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