Episode 437 – consequence and continuity

Fear the Boot, RPG Podcast show

Summary: * (0:36) A second take, and why Brodeur’s wife just might be OK with bigamy. <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72bUheqRE5o">Star wipe</a>.<br> * (4:07) Pat’s new refrigerator. Dan’s plan to conquer Narnia and install Beth as queen.<br> * (8:23) Today’s Topic: Terrible segues. Brodeur’s seat just might be up for the taking.<br> * (10:29) Controlling your players via consequences. The concern that the logical consequence may derail the game or distress the player.<br> * (13:27) Games that specifically accommodate consequences, whether through setting or rules.<br> * (16:31) Strategy 1: Managing expectations before the game starts or as a particular action is being declared.<br> * (19:51) Strategy 2: Backing off to calm down when emotional investment has gotten too high.<br> * (23:38) Strategy 3: Preparing a mechanism for when it all goes wrong.<br> * (28:08) Strategy 4: Let’s make a deal.<br> * (30:54) Strategy 5: Handle it at the plot level, apart from the players.<br> * (38:58) Strategy 6: Roleplaying the consequence in a way that involves all of the players.<br> * (43:45) <a href="http://www.fearthecon.com/">Fear the Con X</a> signup rolls on! You can PM <a href="https://www.feartheboot.com/forum/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&amp;u=743">Adam here</a> and <a href="https://www.feartheboot.com/forum/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&amp;u=830">Derek here</a>.<br> Hosts: Brodeur, Chad, Dan, Wayne<br>