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Unlikely Heroes – Ep63

Unlikely Heroes – Ep63 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:02 — 30.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSOne of the most common used archetypes in storytelling is the hero of meager beginnings transcending and becoming a hero. It appeals to so many because in a way we think that it could have as easily been them in the story.   The problem is, that does not translate well into roleplaying games.   In this episode we discuss some examples of…

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Character Creation: Low Level vs. High – Ep27

Character Creation: Low Level vs. High – Ep27 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:16 — 19.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSSomething we used to do a lot was create characters of advanced level, but we stopped and now almost exclusively make entry-level characters and go from there.   Is there a reason to make a more advanced character? Are the lower levels more important because they are the formative, character developing levels that set the stage for the character’s career?   This week…

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