Episode 430 – knowing the future
by Dan Repperger

* (0:47) An update on Pat. The GoFundMe page to help him and Beth with medical costs. You can follow his status on Caring Bridge.

* (4:05) Sugar-free candy, bloopers, and Wayne’s butt…?

* (13:45) Prophecy and otherwise letting PCs see the future.

* (17:22) Letting the prediction be only a possible future.

* (21:00) Keeping the predictions vague.

* (22:16) The “problem” of player agency.

* (25:12) Removing the PCs from the equation.

* (26:35) Sensing present situations instead of future events.

* (28:53) Scaling the time between prediction and fulfillment.

* (37:53) The consequences of trying to change the future.

* (43:35) Deferring to the GM so they can play to things they control.

* (48:08) Leaving the prediction neither fulfilled nor contradicted.

* (56:10) Fulfilling the prediction “in medias res”.

Hosts: Brodeur, Chad, Dan, Wayne

Comments (1)

Cautiously PessimisticJanuary 29th, 2017 at 3:03 pm

Any chance of a P.O. Box or PayPal method of donating to Pat?

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