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 “The Active Set Tale”
We talk about how your characters got their first experience and a give few ideas how they spend time between campaigns. From ways to give out experience to ideas for training montages we give you many ideas for passing the time between and before your main adventures. Continue reading “The Downtime Tale”
This week we have Ross on to talk about conflict, how to get your players to engage with it, how to make it matter to your players, and how to finally drive them to the dark side. Continue reading “The Spoon Full of Conflict Tale”
From the simple talk of using force ghosts and spirits to the interesting ways that you can use The Living Force in Edge or Age games we mine for some ideas to help you out in your next game.
Continue reading “The Force Spirit 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 “The Location Scout 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.
Continue reading “The Brains 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 “The Other Era 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.
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 “The Encountermobile 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
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 “The Starfighter 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 “The Great Merchant 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 “The Constructed Character 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.
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 “The One About Humour”
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 “The Forged in Battle 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
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 “The Bounty History 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 “The Wandering Character Tale”