Interview with the People on Heroes

Ben interviews the rest of the cast of Heroes of the Hydian Way. The dependable editor Kristine, the personable Chris, the deep Brent, and the energetic Leslie all share bits of themselves with you in this episode. Continue reading “Interview with the People on Heroes”

Episode 137 – The Active Set Tale

We talk about the wonders you can find in the background of a scene. From the rolling conveyor belts of a factory to the people in a bar the extras you bring to the scene in description will be paid back in fun for your whole table. Continue reading “Episode 137 – The Active Set Tale”

Episode 135 – The Inspiration Tale

We talk about where we get some ideas for campaigns and characters, giving special thought to how to turn movies into Age of Rebellion Campaigns. Continue reading “Episode 135 – The Inspiration Tale”

Episode 131 – The Location Scout Tale

From talking about how a city is not as big as you think to some solid ideas on cities in wildspace, we talk of a deep seated desire to make fantastical places shine with your adventures and campaigns Continue reading “Episode 131 – The Location Scout Tale”

Episode 130 – The Brains Tale

We had Dice for Brains’ Ross Rockafellow on again and we talk about some great things, from the simple things of what can be brought to the table to making your descriptions even more awesome.
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Episode 129 – The Other Era Tale

We talk about playing in other eras and how easy the Star Wars system makes it to change time periods. From The Clone Wars to The Force Awakens we talk about how easy it is and how reskinning works for a new GM. Continue reading “Episode 129 – The Other Era Tale”

Episode 128 – The Real Force Tale

We talk of how the force can guide your view of the galaxy and how it makes your character deeper to have few beliefs behind the reason they step out into the galaxy.

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Episode 127 – The Encountermobile Tale

We talk of planetary driving and how to make a bit more interesting, as well as a few reasons why you aren’t wanting to take the gas guzzling freighter out for a quick jaunt down the block. Continue reading “Episode 127 – The Encountermobile Tale”

Episode 126 – The New Co-host Tale

We welcome Tess to our ranks and talk of Star Wars, being a ‘nerdy jock’, and show off some of the new dimensions that Tess brings to our podcast

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Episode 125 – The Starfighter Tale

Ben and David talk about starfighter campaigns and how to make them interesting for your players. From ways of making pilots feel different in the cockpit to having fun plotting out campaigns that stay in the cockpit we give ideas to keep players in their fighters and not being a starfighter squardron in name only. Continue reading “Episode 125 – The Starfighter Tale”

Episode 124 – The Great Merchant Tale

Ben and David talk about merchants and how the characters are not just for buying equipment for ‘real characters’. From the lowly Trader to the Quartermaster these characters can find very fascinating adventures. Continue reading “Episode 124 – The Great Merchant Tale”

Episode 123 – The Constructed Character Tale

Ben and Joshua talk about building a character, how to choose between species, and some odd specializations that don’t get enough time in the sun. Continue reading “Episode 123 – The Constructed Character Tale”

Episode 122 – The Rogue One Tale

Ben, David, and Joshua talk about Rogue One and think about how they use The Empire in their game. From the start of shadowy Cassian to the arc of Jyns heroics there’s much to be inspired by this movie.

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Bonus Episode 3 – The One About Humour

Ben and David talk about humour and how to make it so you as a GM are playing to the audience and not having your jokes hit the floor like bantha poodoo Continue reading “Bonus Episode 3 – The One About Humour”

Episode 121 – The Forged in Battle Tale

Ben and Joshua talk about Forged in battle and tease out some very interesting rebellious ideas for players to bring to the table. From the stealthy Trailblazer to the Vanguard that’s in your face we bring some very militant ideas to the table Continue reading “Episode 121 – The Forged in Battle Tale”

Episode 120 – The New Sam Tale

We sit down with Sam Stewart to talk about Endless Vigil and discuss some of the themes in the book and the Force and Destiny line in general. From play testing to space rogues we have a great city based episode for you this week

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Episode 119 – The Bounty History Tale

We talk about using bounty hunters in your game and give a few ideas to get solitary hunters into a group of adventurers. From the side quests to making the bounty the centre of the adventure we hunt for interesting and unique ways of making a bounty hunter a great asset to your game. Continue reading “Episode 119 – The Bounty History Tale”

Episode 118 – The Wandering Character Tale

Ben and David answer a listener question about what do you do when the campaign changes from where your character was plotted from and puts your urban character in the middle of a giant swamp. We look at this specific character and the idea of humour in games as well as the odd ball. Continue reading “Episode 118 – The Wandering Character Tale”

Episode 117 – The Character Tale

We looked to character creation and how to get your own character to the table. From finding inspiration in movies to creating a character that starts as a trope and becomes your own, we give many ways to look at building a character that suits you as a player.

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Bonus Episode 2 – The Endless Species Tale

Our episode on Endless Vigil miss the species, here they are. We talk about the very interesting species in the book and give a few ideas for characters and campaigns that jump out at us Continue reading “Bonus Episode 2 – The Endless Species Tale”

Episode 116 – The Endless Vigil Tale

Ben and Joshua discuss Endless Vigil. From pod racers to detectives this book brings so much to the fore. The character ideas that get flung around and the possibilities that make us want to play new characters inspired by this book are overflowing in this episode Continue reading “Episode 116 – The Endless Vigil Tale”

Episode 115 – The Railroad Tale

Ben and David talk about railroading players, how to not do that, and how to start a cascade of bad player decisions that will be a GMs bounty after enough time has gone past.

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