Episode 26 – The Tale of Corrupted Power

Ben and Cam talk about high powered adventurers and parties, tactics to deal with same both in FFG Star Wars and more generally, changing things up mid-campaign, and what to do when a player is about to break the game.

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We go say hello to Admiral Daala and dine with wookiee service and you can listen in below.

Episode 25 – The Start of a Legend

This week Ben and Cam talk about how we build characters to have a background and obligations that fit within the party and how we can make them useful to the GM as well as the players.

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You can also sit back and have vaporated water with us at Tosche Station and listen as we talk with how we get started with characters.

Episode 24 – The Droids Strike Back Tale, Pt 2

This week we talk about narratively dealing with a timer, how to set aside rules when the party just doesn’t need them applied, and how to make space combat more interesting while using the rules we discussed in the last episode.

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Episode 23 – The Runaway Droid Tale, Part 1

We take a look at the rules that govern space scenes in Fantasy Flights Star Wars and we try to make all the weird actions and maneuvers make sense.

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Episode 22 – The Dying Campaign Tale

How many ways can you kill a campaign? We know quite a few and have witnessed many premature campaign deaths.

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Episode 21 – The Fischer Tale

We were lucky to get in contact with Andrew Fischer (@Etheral_Fish) of FFG games to talk about Stay on Target. What follows is a decent first discussion of how the book came to be and of how an FFG developer was able to get into such an interesting position.

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Episode 20 – The Ace’s Tale

Stay on Target, freshly released from Fantasy Flight Games, is our target. The new Ace Career book brings us interesting views on what an Ace is and how an Ace can fit in our game. Learn about our singular disappointment with the book as we take just some of the ideas presented and make them into usable ideas at the table.

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Episode 19 – Encouraging Weird Parties

Today we talk about the wonderful things that you can do to help make your player parties less ‘normal’. With interesting ideas for making weird party concepts, talk a little on how parties are their own character in their own right, and then go on to finding ways of making things even more interesting at character creation. How can a single free rank change the entire nature of a party?

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Episode 18 – Creating the Paths to Take

We’re talking about preparation for players and how to use that prep time in a way that is effective.
We talk about simple ways to have adventure threads at the ready for when duty or obligation triggers, but also how to get the players to talk about morality and how to engage it with out alienating that player.

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Episode 17 – Taking the Next Step

So you have a session 0 under your belt, why it’s under a belt we’ll never know, but now the players keep wanting to do things. How do you start getting an idea of where to take them and what to do with them.

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