Episode 513 – B-plots

* (0:31) Brodeur and the broken finger.

* (2:57) Fear the Conline is set for June 21st and 22nd. You can sign up for games here and ask questions on Discord here.

* (6:55) Explaining what B-plots are.

* (10:00) How B-plots spread the spotlight, build investment, and strengthen the game.

* (15:00) Building the marketplace of ideas.

* (19:41) Don’t punish the players for shopping.

* (25:15) Likening an RPG to a Ken Burns documentary. Unpacking an individual’s story.

* (30:51) Encouraging a B-plot.

* (39:04) Connecting the A-plot and B-plot.

* (51:48) B-plots humanizing the parties in the A-plot.

* (54:04) The B-plot as free content or wasted effort.

Hosts: Brodeur, Caleb, Chad, Dan

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