Episode 545 – henchmen
* (7:41) Fear the Con 2021 has been locked in for June 25th – 26th, 2021.
* (9:39) A question about henchmen, courtesy of Jesse Sierke. Setting some boundaries on the discussion.
* (12:56) How many is too many, particularly if you’re not trying to run an empire-building or administrative game?
* (15:35) Making it the burden of the player that brought in all of the NPCs.
* (18:58) When players treat the NPCs as a valueless resource. Abstracting a group of NPCs into a single, collective unit.
* (28:42) Tracking social transactions.
* (37:17) Making the players explain why they need hirelings to begin with.
* (41:03) The role of the party should always eclipse the role of the henchmen.
Hosts: Brodeur, Dan, Laura, Wayne