Episode 15 – Not the Normal Way

We had a bit of fun, starting with monsters and finding some ways to bring them into an adventure, but quickly the Wookiee and Trandoshan rivalry reared its head and we were off chasing ideas down.

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Episode 14 – Blowing up Published Adventures

While Adventure Campaigns are fun, we find that using the two words interchangeably to be infuriating.

We take a look at ways that we can expand upon the Fantasy Flight Games Adventure settings and how to make them less infuriating to use at the table. Lengthening them to the point of making sense for our own narrative and not just the ones on the page.

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Or you can look out the observation window and watch the slowly cooling debris as we talk about having fun with adventures on the edge of a singularity.

Episode 13 – Learning from Legends

Today we talk about the Legendary stories we’ve come across and just a tiny bit of what we’ve used them for on the table.

Taking ideas and characters from the different stories we talk of and how we use little tidbits to create deeper stories for our players and keeping a big galaxy in our minds.

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Episode 12 – Igniting Knight Level Play

We’re talking about Knight level play and kicking the tires. Continue reading “Episode 12 – Igniting Knight Level Play”

Episode 11 – Suspense and the Party

As we descend onto the wind swept forms of Gavos we take a look at different ways of getting the players to be more on edge.

From raging Wookiees to breaking into prisons, we search for ways to take the players out of their comfort zones. Continue reading “Episode 11 – Suspense and the Party”

Episode 10 – Making Adventures Usable

We talk about how and why to use published adventures.

Then we expand from there to how to make them more useful to your game. Continue reading “Episode 10 – Making Adventures Usable”

Episode 9 – Going from the Beginning

We approach Naboo laden with another episode of Tales from the Hydian Way.

Ben and Cam talk about the ideas that starting ships, bases, and people options for new groups in the FFG Star Wars system bring and what sort of adventures can happen with the big things that the party is given. Continue reading “Episode 9 – Going from the Beginning”

Episode 8 – Playing in the Sandbox

Come out of the blowing desert winds. We take a look at beginning sandbox campaign creation, running them, and common pitfalls.

We have a few ideas for campaigns we want to run and seeds that will eventually let us make them.

Items and sites mentioned in this podcast:

Donjon

Fantasty Name Generator

The Galactic Campaign Guide

Grand Admiral Zaarin

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Episode 7 – Forceful Discussions

Welcome to another Tales from the Hydian Way. Today we talk about force powers and how they can be used.

We even take a quick look at some of the potential outcomes that might occur when you use them. Continue reading “Episode 7 – Forceful Discussions”

Episode 6 – Motivations in the Background

Come listen to another episode of Tales from the Hydian Way.

We’re talking about motivations, obligations, and duty.

How do you use them as background and how do you make sure they stay relevant to your group.

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