Fear The Boot

Episode 380 – killin’


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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 380 – killin’

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* (0:29) We don’t win ’em all.

* (1:07) Character pictures and why Wayne hates them. People that benefit from a visual element in the game. The concept art for the Star League throne. The legend of the collapsible cup.

* (12:16) The over-sexualization of female imagery.

* (17:08) The supposed link between gaming and anti-social behavior. The distinction between murder and killing, as illustrated by Witcher 3 and Robotech: Invasion.

* (26:52) The human knack for justifying evil. The value of a game that’s deep enough that you can empathize with the “villain”.

* (37:30) The relationship between moral behavior and consequences. Watch what you reward.

Hosts: Brodeur, Chad, Dan, Wayne

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Bonus Episode 62 – $20 is $20

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* (0:28) Chad vs Pat's phone.

* (5:34) Brodeur hates train games.

* (11:09) Dan's gaming whale gets a certificate of authenticity.

* (15:00) Fortune-telling with gnoll coins.

* (16:34) There's no shame in a job.

* (19:46) Brodeur grows up poor.

* (34:15) Who did and didn't get TPed...

Episode 379 – FIHAGs

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* (0:29) Chris is still doing the giveaways on Twitter and Facebook.

* (0:47) Wayne gets his first exposure to play-by-post games. You can find the Fear the Boot forum section for them here.

* (11:18) Jobbies, Research in Motion, and FIHAGs...

Interview 36 – Inkwell Ideas

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* (0:32) Chris is doing the video game giveaways on Twitter.

* (1:42) Welcoming Joe Wetzel and Keith Curtis. Dan gets a contest entry from a spam bot...?

* (7:00) An overview of  Inkwell Ideas.

* (11:46) Using outside products to help with game prep and those moments when the GM is caught flatfoote...

Episode 378 – great expectations

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* (0:39) Brodeur becomes a host.

* (1:07) Follow Fear the Boot on Twitter for Chris' upcoming giveaway of PC and XBOX 360 games.

* (3:10) Dan gets a bunch of Battletech dice that he'll be giving away soon.

* (4:04) D&D 5th edition and Dan's inability to name an episode right...

Episode 377 – D&D 5th edition

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* (0:28) Please let us know if you're not receiving your Fear the Con 8 Kickstarter rewards. It appears they're getting blocked as spam.

* (2:23) Our experience at a D&D trivia night for Tim Meehan. You can still donate here. What it felt like being the middle child of the roleplaying hobby...

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