Episode 28 – Tales of The Lords of Nal Hutta

The Cracian thumper finally made it past the dreaded wampa line and delivered Bens copy of Lords of Nal Hutta. We take a look at it and what speaks to both Ben and Cam from the book.

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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 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 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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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 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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Episode 4 – Joining the Rebellion

Come with us as we join the Alliance to Restore the Republic and see what Age of Rebellion can tell us about  creating new characters and the sorts of stories we can find.

From finding stories and archetypes for the confusing Commodore to talking about how to bring Ithorian and Gran sensibly into a fighting campaign.

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Episode 3 – On the Horizon

We decided to take a step back from the Force and Destiny Beta and talk about a book that struck both our fancies.

Far Horizon seems to have just squeaked out there between the different Core book releases, but it has quite a few things to talk about. From the new specializations to a whole new starting style. We dive deep into these things and more.

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Episode 2: Forceful Characters

Welcome to another episode of Tales from the Hydian Way.

There are a lot of choices to be made when it comes to building a character.

Finding the careers and species that speak to us and listening to how they speak to us can help us craft interesting stories just from character creation.

It’s another good discussion from the Star Wars: Force and Destiny beta.

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