062 Horses, Hirelings & Living Gear in RPGs

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Gear can play a unique role in your rpg. You’re equipped with a horse, to carry your stuff. You hire a pleeb to carry your loot, but how do you really handle these things in your rpg. Inspired by a question posed to The Dungeon Bastard at Gamehole Con 2015, we touch on the subject.

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052 Gear in Roleplaying Games

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Gear in roleplaying games may incude a ten foot pole, bag of flower, pouch of marbles and more. How do you handle gear in your rpg.

Episode 52 Show Agenda

Intro

Announcements

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Topic of Discussion

How does mundane and exceptional/magic gear impact your game?

  • Social status
  • Maintenance of gear
  • Do you track *all* the gear you carry?
  • Do you “mark off” every arrow or other item you use?
  • How often does your mundane gear ever come into play?
  • Less magic in the horde

Die Roll – 2-4 miscellaneous points of gaming or geekery we want to share with you.

Brett

  1. Evercon is coming! http://evercon.org/
  2. MM’s ep 171 – Teamwork was an interesting breakdown of the goals and issues with the teamwork mechanic
  3. Bermuda Triangle Ship Reapears (Yeah, it’s a fake article and all but it’s good inspiration for gaming) – http://worldnewsdailyreport.com/bermuda-triangle-ship-reappears-90-years-after-going-missing/
  4. Lost Tunnels Under Liverpool – http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20150902-the-lost-tunnels-of-liverpool

Sean

  1. NEW (Northeast Wisconsin) Game formerly Oshcon – Oct 9-11 in Oshkosh, WI …http://newgameapalooza.com/newgame2015-pre-order-store-and-gamemaster-registration-are-now-open/
  2. Hasbro contest, design a party board game http://hasbrogaminglab.com

Closing/outro – List Patrons

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