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Alignment – Ep33

Lawful Good / Chaotic Evil

Many roleplaying games have a mechanic in place to gauge characters morality. In Dungeons and Dragons, that system is called alignment. It is one of the most misused and misunderstood aspects of roleplaying.

 

This episode we discuss the various alignment or guided morality in games and break down what we like and what we don’t.

 

Alignment – Ep33

 

Cast – Eric, Mike, Dan, Mark, Jayson & Shawn

 

Running Time – 39:31

 

00:00     Intro (featuring Pete Figtree from the Ruthless Diastema podcast)

00:40     Topic: Alignment

Items Mentioned: Legend of the Five Rings, Shadowrun, Dungeons & Dragons, Hackmaster, Star Wars RPG, Stormbringer RPG

10:28     SIDETANGENT: The Video Game Perspective

Items Mentioned: Jade Empire, Knights of the Old Republic, Mass Effect, Fallout, Infamous

14:14     Back on Topic

14:40     TANGENT: Affiliations

Item Mentioned: Maure Castle

15:45     Back on Topic

Items Mentioned: True 20, Victoriana

21:09     TANGENT: Lawful Good Villains /The Wheel of Time

Item Mentioned: Wheel of Time

22:23     Back on Topic

Item Mentioned: DC Heroes RPG

24:31     TANGENT: Batman vs. Punisher

Items Mentioned: Batman, Punisher

26:53     Back on Topic

Items Mentioned: Ravenloft, Hero System

31:30     TANGENT: Video Game Perspective Revisited

Item Mentioned: World of Warcraft

 32:40    Back on Topic

Items Mentioned: Cyric, Forgotten Realms, Dragonlance, Game of Thrones, 7th Sea, Green Ronin

38:50     Outro

 

OFFICIAL TANGENT COUNT: 5

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