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 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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Episode 16 – The Underside of the Galaxy

This time we look at criminal organizations, how to use them, one of many ways to use law enforcement with them. Even how to use the “Big Galaxy” approach when dealing with planetary Criminal organizations.

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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 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”