Episode 171 – The Home Brew Tale

We talk about making a setting up for yourself. From new adversaries and minions to new pieces of equipment. This can broaden your horizons so much we wanted to give our initial takes on how to grow beyond the time between A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back. Continue reading “Episode 171 – The Home Brew Tale”

Friends Like These Act 1, Episode 3 – “‘Tactical Examination'”

While their captain is away, Kith, Matu, and TV-93 (you can call him AMP) evaluate defense options (and band equipment) among the wreckage on Xorrn’s surface.

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Episode 170 – Finding the Destroyer Tale

This is Kristine and Ben talking about the ‘hunt the Bismark’ campaign Ben did and ways to bring out the things that Ben had in his head for it at the table. We also talk of how to take ideas and see how big the idea really is. Continue reading “Episode 170 – Finding the Destroyer Tale”

Friends Like These Act 1, Episode 2 – “The Council of Xorrn”

Diverted to the planet Xorrn, a former Separatist world turned repair yard, the Squad must navigate the internal politics of the planet and begin to prepare a defense against the Empire’s arrival, all while dealing with strife within their own ranks.

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Episode 169 – The Moral Beginner Tale

We get talking about the morality mechanic and a few things we’ve been having a hard time with lately when looking at what the morality system can become and how to make it grow into bigger character beats than simple good or bad. Continue reading “Episode 169 – The Moral Beginner Tale”

Episode 168 – The Bounty Board Tale

We talk about Bounty Boards and how they can tell a story, even just in how they are accessed, and how they can propel your story forward to make amazingly complex worlds. Continue reading “Episode 168 – The Bounty Board Tale”

Friends Like These Act 0, Episode 4 – “Halfway Across the Galaxy”

With TV on board the Vanishing Point, the Squad sets course for Ex Carga, a destination on the other side of the galaxy. Trapped aboard the ship for many days (and even more light years) how will they pass the time?

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Episode 167 – The Threatening Tale

We start talking about social encounters and then expand to talk about how to bring threats and advantage to the table in more narrative ways than just boosts and setbacks going into the next roll. Continue reading “Episode 167 – The Threatening Tale”

Friends Like These Act 0, Episode 3 – “Getting the Band Back Together”

Six weeks ago, the tactical droid TV-93 was granted his freedom. His first decision: to resign from the Rebellion. What has our favorite depressed droid been up to free of military life for the first time since being activated?

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Episode 166 – The First Tale

We slip from idea to idea as we talk about learning what your players want to do and giving them the tools to do it. Continue reading “Episode 166 – The First Tale”