We get talking about how to show your gear is your gear. From the care that Mandalorians put into their armour to the lengths that gunfighters will customize their blasters. We also touch upon bringing gear into play with checks beyond just shooting people. Continue reading “Episode 155 – The Gearing Up Tale”
Our heroes of the rebellion find themselves at the edge of the empire when they return to the Hutt-controlled pirate haven of Port Tooga. On the trail of the traitorous Captain Oglerk, our heroes pay a visit to the usual hive of scum and villainy: the local cantina….
We get talking about how to use some of the other traditions of force use, where you can expand past the ideas of Jedi and Sith. We also talk about how to feel more epic for your power level and how to capture that clone wars feel for Jedi. Continue reading “Episode 154 – The Traditions Tale”
Downtime! Now that the Shadow Raptor‘s course to oblivion has been averted, Neema, Matu, TV, and Kith have time to regroup, resupply, and pay the infirmary a visit as they prepare to track down the treacherous Captain Oglerk.
We get talking about how to entice your player onto the plot you’re wanting and what to do when they don’t do what you expect or will not engage with what you put before them. (hint: talk to your players) Continue reading “Episode 153 – The Learning GM Tale”
Race against time! Running on fumes and with only minutes left before the Shadow Raptor is swallowed by a black hole, can the master slicer TV and Bothan lightning rod Kith manage to bring the Raptor‘s engines to life before its too late?
We start asking how can you bring the narrative from a video game to the table top and get into emphasizing how you can show off narrative choice in letting the players find agency in what their choices mean.
Injured and a man down, the squad has to rally in the face of the swiftly approaching black hole, and brave the droid infested engineering section of the Shadow Raptor. Can they turn this ship around before it is too late?
We talk about how characteristics need to be thought of for your characters as your creating, knowing where your character is now in the timeline of their growth, and how you can shape your character off of abilities that aren’t common. Continue reading “Episode 151 – The Characteristic Tale”
While TV-93 and Matu race across the outside of the Shadow Raptor to rejoin the rest of their squad, Kith and Neema have to contend with their nemesis TJ-11 and dozens of droids without the help of their sharpshooting droid or fearless commando.