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Episode 10: Player vs Character

This week we talk about the separation between the player and their character.

Sorry about the intermittent uploads, Coy and I are busy with college and other life-things, so sometimes it’s hard to find time to record, edit, and upload new episodes.

@NaturalZeroes
@CriticalCoy
Rap Odyssey

Music:
Goodwill Cowboys Ride Again” by Michael Chapman & The Woodpiles

Episode 9: Pathfinder

Episode 9: Pathfinder

We review the Pathfinder Core Rulebook (sorta) and talk about what goes into a Pathfinder character.

If you have any questions or comments for us click the icon on our website to send us an email.

@NaturalZeroes
@CriticalCoy

Music:
Goodwill Cowboys Ride Again” by Michael Chapman & The Woodpiles

Episode 8: Creating a Character (Backstory)

Episode 8: Creating a Character (Backstory)

No show notes this week.

In this episode we talk/argue about what goes into defining a character and how much of a part the system should play in their creation.

@NaturalZeroes
@CriticalCoy

Music:
Goodwill Cowboys Ride Again” by Michael Chapman & The Woodpiles

Episode 7: Systems

Episode 7: Systems

Hello, everyone, just wanted to let you know that the podcast is still very much alive. We ran into some trouble with our hosting company, and the site’s been down for this entire past week. We’re back now, and here’s an incredibly belated Episode 7.

Show Notes
(03:00) Generic systems
(05:30) Unisystem - Eden Studios' underlining resolution system for their Cinematic and Classic games
(07:30) Building the Force
(09:00) System Matters / The Forge
(28:00) Roll-Under Rant



What do you guys think of the show notes? Do you like ’em or hate ’em?
Whatever the case, leave a comment or send us an email to help me get used to this stuff.

@NaturalZeroes
@CriticalCoy

Music:
Goodwill Cowboys Ride Again” by Michael Chapman & The Woodpiles

Episode 6: Convention Games

Episode 6: Convention Games
(Explicit Warning)

Show Notes
(00:40) Gen Con
(03:20) Savage Worlds / Deadlands: Reloaded
(05:50) Josh talks about his Deadlands game from last year
(08:00) Another Gen Con game, Demon Hunters: A Comedy of Terrors
(09:25) Eating the Food-Monster
(17:04) Trace hates Pathfinder Society too
(22:12) Trace's AD&D story
(34:05) Josh's Call of Cthulhu story
(47:10) Average Players



@NaturalZeroes
@CriticalCoy
Trace (RapOdyssey)

Music:
Goodwill Cowboys Ride Again” by Michael Chapman & The Woodpiles

Episode 5: Star Wars RPGs

Episode 5: Star Wars RPGs
(Explicit Warning)

Show Notes
(00:28) Open D6 has dumb stats. 
(05:50) Revised Edition vs. Star Wars FFG
(07:30) Swingy dice
(10:45) Magical Christmas Land (Josh's Fantasy World)
(12:00) System Mastery (Note: Not System Mastery, which is great.)
(21:27) Kill More Orc Babies
(29:00) Absent Players, Losing Characters
(58:00) Shadowrun combat systems.


Sorry About the late upload; I decided to change the format a bit. 
Let me know if you like it or if you'd prefer I change it back.

@NaturalZeroes
@CriticalCoy

Music:
Goodwill Cowboys Ride Again” by Michael Chapman & The Woodpiles

Episode 4: Starting a New Game

Episode 4: Starting a New Game
(Explicit Warning)

Show Notes

(00:50) Josh complains about systems.
(03:25) Whinging about Deadlands.
(04:10) Josh can't remember Shane Lacy Hensley's name.
(07:50) More White-Room stuff.

(28:20) Josh probably exaggerates how many groups he's played with.
(28:40) Won't shut up about Fear the Boot.
(31:20) Spotlighting
(51:50) Do a Dungeon Crawl
(55:45) Problem Players/GMs

@NaturalZeroes
@CriticalCoy

Music:
Goodwill Cowboys Ride Again” by Michael Chapman & The Woodpiles

Episode 3: First-Time Players

Episode 3: First-Time Players
(Explicit Warning)

Show Notes
(00:37) Pathfinder Society is the worst.
(01:26) Organized Play
(02:04) Modules
(04:20) Min/Max
(05:30) Role-Playing Game
(7:30) GM/DM
(7:42) NPCs
(8:18) PCs
(9:09) Stats/Attributes/Skills/Abilities
(12:20) Method One
(13:06) Grognard
(14:40) Feats
... And Many More Terms! It's Terms all the way down!

@NaturalZeroes
@CriticalCoy

Music:
Goodwill Cowboys Ride Again” by Michael Chapman & The Woodpiles

Episode 2: Types of Players

Episode 2: Types of Players
(Explicit Warning)

Show Notes
...
(23:22) Josh cries about never getting a "Session 0"
(30:00) Josh isn't going to watch Once Piece
(68:16) The Thousand Candles Story

@NaturalZeroes
@CriticalCoy 

Music: 
"Goodwill Cowboys Ride Again" by Michael Chapman & The Woodpiles


Episode 1: GM Styles

Episode 1: GM Styles
(Explicit Warning)

Show Notes
(0:32) Coy refuses to sit down and talk like a human.
(3:51) Coy makes a weird joke.
(4:20) Josh misremembers a story from "Of Dice and Men" by David M. Ewalt as an episode of another podcast.
(6:30) D&D might have flaws.
(11:00) We turn off the explicit filter.
(13:50) Josh's thoughts on The Monkeys Paw trope.
(17:20) Josh arbitrarily decides that there are only 3 types of Gamemastering.
(23:40) White Room Writing
(28:30) Josh played in a Star Wars game run by (bleep) that went sideways after two years.
(31:52) Josh bought his players special dice for Monte Cook's Cypher System which nobody liked.
(34:00) Give the players what they work for.
(36:00) We hate on pre-written adventure modules for a while.
(39:00) Fear the Boot (my favorite gaming podcast) and their Box Canyon concept.
(42:39) Adventure Hooks

@NaturalZeroes
@CriticalCoy 

Music: 
"Burning School" by Free Piece of Tape
"Goodwill Cowboys Ride Again" by Michael Chapman & The Woodpiles
"Adventure, Darling" by Gillicuddy