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Episode 401 – red, yellow, green

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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 401 – red, yellow, green

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* (1:24) Patreon milestones coming up, including a live-stream Shadowrun AP.

* (2:36) Dan played D&D 5E, and he liked it. Pat thinks it should feel wrong, but it feels so right, instead.

* (14:48) Improving games by using the Stoplight.

* (18:11) Removing the red lights to preserve feelings.

* (20:25) Pat’s take on the advantages of open communication.

* (24:00) Phrasing the suggestions to be future-oriented instead of past-oriented.

* (26:26) Stoplighting also needs to be applicable to GMs.

* (34:14) Filling out a form for yourself.

* (37:59) Chris’ short film, It Figures, is being played at the Gen Con Film Festival.

* (39:34) Why the Stoplight is worth doing.

Hosts: Dan, Pat, Wayne

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Episode 400 – boat anchor characters

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* (0:29) Fear the Boot is now 10 years old!

* (4:39) The three promises of Fear the Boot: no ads in the show, no politics or religion, and never putting primary content behind a pay wall...

Episode 399 – side games, redux

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* (0:54) Revisiting side games.

* (1:39) How we deviated from our prior advice.

* (3:47) Chad loses InSpectres and switches to Wilderness of Mirrors.

* (6:13) On the activities of the players and their gang...

Episode 398 – one-hour games

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* (0:32) Running a game in a very short time slot. A possible Skies of Glass show series and Wayne’s lunch game.

* (2:33) Keeping this a fully-developed game instead of using a specialized system or one-off approach...

Episode 397 – side games for continuity

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* (0:30) Pat’s messed up sound levels and a really strange rant remind Dan that you can now get Fear the Boot on Google Play.

* (4:35) Running smaller, lower-prep games"that are related to your main campaign"to save the game from dyi...

Episode 396 – voices

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* (0:29) Welcoming back James from The One Shot Podcast. Our prior interview with them can be found here. The Pulp Gamer accent CDs can still be purchased as audiobooks.

* (4:08) The Kickstarter for Noisy Person Cards...

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