Episode 486 – playing yourself
by Dan Repperger

* (0:28) Welcoming Stu and Kimi from Happy Jack’s family of podcasts.

* (0:49) Fear the Boot tries to pick out a sponsor.

* (3:03) Playing yourself in a roleplaying game. Stu did it in college.

* (8:22) The “show me” test and its relationship to the dice.

* (16:01) Creating the character stats. Overestimating and underestimating. Level-setting.

* (19:56) Avoiding the outliers. Why point-buy systems may be fair but inaccurate.

* (23:32) Determining everyone’s role in character creation. The time traveler’s cheat sheet.

* (32:05) Handling the transition. Dealing with family and friends.

Hosts: Chad, Dan, Kimi, Stu

NOTE: You can see the visit Chris and Dan made to Happy Jack’s on YouTube or via MP3.

Comments (3)

John HenryJune 10th, 2018 at 12:09 pm

I can’t believe you guys didn’t bring up the End of the World series of games by FFG.

Dalton PratherJune 18th, 2018 at 2:29 pm

Can you all put up some more episodes? Thanks!

DanJune 18th, 2018 at 7:03 pm

Done! ;)

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