Series 3.1 - Star Crossed! with Alex Roberts (Creation)

On today’s episode we sit down with Alex Roberts to learn about and create characters for her new game, Star Crossed!



00:00:00 - Announcements

00:04:42 - Introductions

00:07:01 - What’s in a Game?

00:07:13 - The Common Thread for Infinite Settings

00:08:45 - What Do Characters Do in Star Crossed?

00:10:42 - What Do You Need to Play Star Crossed?

00:12:55 - What is Unique?

00:16:04 - History of the Game

00:25:44 - Term Definitions

00:29:42 - The X Card and Its Importance

00:34:09 - Let’s Make Some People

00:34:17 - First Steps: Creating a World

00:35:42 - Amelia and Ryan Brainstorm with Alex

00:37:42 - Amelia and Ryan Pick a Setting for Their Couple

00:42:17 - The Character Sheets - Lead/Follow Explained

00:50:52 - Amelia and Ryan - Who am I?

00:51:37 - Amelia and Ryan - What is most attractive about ourselves?

00:53:22 - Amelia and Ryan - What two things about me do I not know is attractive?

00:54:42 - Episode Closer


Guests and Projects:

Alex Roberts: @muscularpikachu


Game systems discussed in this episode:

Star Crossed! by Bully Pulpit Games

Other Games Mentioned as inspiration for Star Crossed!:


Character Inspired Mix Tapes:



Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 by Kevin MacLeod

Clip 1: Autumn Day by Kevin MacLeod

Clip 2: Backstory podcast opening theme

Clip 3: Sovereign Quarter by Kevin MacLeod

Clip 4: Delicate Frost by Winter Solstice used in the Star Crossed Kickstarter video created by @banana_chan_vid

Main Theme: Hero (Remix) by Steve Combs


Our Podcast:

Character Creation Cast: @CreationCast

Amelia Antrim: @gingerreckoning

Ryan Boelter: @lordneptune

Our Website: