Episode 74 – The Tale of Crisis

Ben likes breaking things and making the players figure out how to fix them.

Joshua is leery, but offers some great advice for how to deal with having crisis in your game and making them interesting.

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Episode 69 – The Strongholds Tale

Joshua and Ben have the book Strongholds of Resistance and give their reviews. David leads questions and joins in with his thoughts. We all talk about how to bring this book into making your tales on the table all the more awesome.

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Episode 67 – The Underused Tale

Why is astrogation only used to pull those levers for hyperspace? Can you use knowledge skills in the heat of the moment? Can deception be just as good as range (light) in combat? We look at all of these and more in this weeks episode.

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Episode 64 – The Coercive Tale

We talk about coercion and the use of the skill at the table.

Joshua is away and one of my players was looking at the blackmail talent, so David and I had a discussion on how to use it, how it’s been used in movies and ways to improve its effectiveness.

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Episode 53 – The Ascendant NPC Tale

This week we talk about Rivals, Minions, and Nemesis characters and how the different power levels change the way you want to use them.

We also talk about how to take an NPC from the lowly minion who runs away from the PCs and transform them into  a truly terrifying nemesis later.

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Episode 52 – The Binding Tale

We talk about Bind, Protect/Unleash, and Battle meditation in this episode.

We give the High-Powered abilities a look to see how they can be misused by GMs and to see how they can be used to tell amazing stories.

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Episode 50 – The Core of Destiny Tale

We talk about the Force and Destiny Core book.

The book is finally out, and we have a few things to say, and to praise. We go from motivation to morality, from the GM section to the specializations, and we don’t just have a little fun with it.

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Episode 37 – Hiring Guns

Hired Guns are a huge pillar of Edge of the Empire. One of the six careers. But, the basis behind how you can make the most of them is not quite as easy as it sounds. We dive into the career and find some people who help bring the nasty pain to their opponents and how you can make an even better one.

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