Episode 431 – gamification of an RPG, redux

Fear the Boot, RPG Podcast show

Summary: * (0:29) <a href="https://twitter.com/GnarlSharish/status/826525787146838017">Gnarl’s commentary</a> on a <a href="http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/202329/5th-Edition-Racial-Options--Gnolls">sourcebook for gnolls in 5th edition D&amp;D</a> gets taken a bit too seriously.<br> * (8:41) Dan’s house, Chad’s faux passport, <a href="https://twitter.com/feartheboot/status/824296315857338368">a Twitter poll</a> about homebrewing, roleplaying about roleplaying, and the creativity of gamers.<br> * (18:23) The revenge of the gamification of gaming. <a href="http://www.feartheboot.com/ftb/index.php/archives/3230">The original episode</a> on the topic. <a href="https://www.duolingo.com/">Duolingo</a> and <a href="https://habitica.com">Habitica</a>.<br> * (25:53) Explaining what it means to gamify a game. <a href="https://www.rareelementsfoundry.com/shop/">Rare Elements Foundry</a> (which was mistakenly called Rare Earth in the show) and <a href="http://www.orientaltrading.com/">Oriental Trading</a>.<br> * (32:59) When positive incentive is preferable to negative confrontation.<br> * (46:13) Boiling down the advice and annoyance.<br> Hosts: Brodeur, Chad, Dan, Wayne<br>