Episode 436 – reluctant gamers

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Summary: * (0:27) Just Dan and Karla! Well, and the pets.<br> * (1:04) Big Bang Theory. The <a href="https://twitter.com/LyleMcDouchebag/status/692483069064933378">clip Dan mentioned</a> (WARNING: Yelling and NSFW language.)<br> * (4:57) Celebrity gossip. The names Dan was looking for are Paul Blackthorne (Quentin Lance), Stephen Amell (Oliver Queen / Green Arrow), and John Barrowman (Malcolm Merlyn).<br> * (8:50) The increased representation of women in the gaming demographic, but the enduring presence of the reluctant gamers we’d like to bring into the hobby.<br> * (14:20) Karla’s first impression of gaming, and what got her to try it. Roleplaying as a spectator sport. Finite choices to avoid overwhelming someone with choice.<br> * (21:08) The difference between knowing what to do and how to do it. The value of familiarity with the source material. Assistance with character creation.<br> * (31:32) Recognizing personality traits that may make the potential gamer reluctant.<br> Hosts: Dan, Karla<br>