Episode 580 – compelling depth

* (0:28) Fear the Con coming up June 16th – 18th, 2022.

* (2:54) Making a plot that’s personal to the characters, without falling back to cheap shots.

* (9:42) If you don’t want purely violent responses, don’t rely on purely violent hooks.

* (15:43) An example about a Firbolg. Our two episodes on West Marches games can be found here and here.

* (23:52) Finding out you were the villain’s stooge.

* (32:33) Why overdoing any motivation can end in meta-game problems.

* (41:19) Looking at the facts you know about a player-character to create something interesting to explore.

* (44:51) Tying in all of the characters, not just one. How involvement creates interest.

* (54:13) When the characters don’t yet care about each other.

* (59:27) Fear the Boot’s actual plays can be found here.

Hosts: Chad, Dan, Wayne

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