Episode 497 – game explainers

* (0:28) Dan was a guest on Gaming with Gage. You can find the episode here.

* (1:22) Explaining game explainers. An example from a Dresden game.

* (10:24) Describing options and risks without dictating an action. Helping the player achieve what they want.

* (14:09) Teaching concepts. Don’t play the character for them or give instruction without explanation.

* (23:20) A courtroom metaphor.

* (32:12) Having a setting advocate. Giving character knowledge to the player.

* (36:26) Stating an objective instead of an action.

* (47:39) Playing a scrimmage to learn the game.

Hosts: Caleb, Chad, Dan, Wayne

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