On today’s episode we sit down with Alex Roberts to discuss character creation and much more in regards to Star Crossed!
00:00:00 - Announcements
00:03:45 - Reintroductions
00:07:24 - D20 for your thoughts?
00:07:46 - How did Alex get into RPGs?
00:12:10 - Alex’s personal character creation process
00:14:45 - How does Star Crossed compare to other systems for character creation?
00:22:30 - What did Alex need to have in this game for character creation?
00:26:36 - How does the process lead to immersion?
00:30:58 - How do we think our scenarios for our couples would play out?
00:38:22 - How does this game handle character development?
00:41:56 - Take it up a level!
00:42:16 - Intensity and the concept of bleed
00:48:22 - Decompressing during and after an intense game
00:51:40 - What sorts of things can be learned from this game?
01:01:32 - What did Alex learn from making this game?
01:04:06 - Alex’s advice to get the most from Star Crossed
01:05:31 - Why should people give this game a try?
01:08:57 - Episode Closer
01:12:52 - Outtakes
Guests and Projects:
Alex Roberts: @muscularpikachu
Bully Pulpit Games
Dialect by Thorny Games
Threadbear by Stephanie Bryant
Sig: The City Between by Genesis of Legend
Game systems discussed in this episode:
Star Crossed! by Bully Pulpit Games
Other Games Mentioned as inspiration for Star Crossed!:
Kagematsu by Cream Alien Games (website)
Character Inspired Mix Tapes:
Amelia and Ryan’s Couple
Ryan and Alex’s Couple
Alex and Amelia’s Couple
Character sheets for this episode:
Clip 2: Backstory podcast opening theme
Character Creation Cast: @CreationCast
Amelia Antrim: @gingerreckoning
Ryan Boelter: @lordneptune
Our Website: http://www.charactercreationcast.com