Episode 430 – knowing the future

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Summary: * (0:47) An update on Pat. The <a href="https://www.gofundme.com/pathascanceranditsucks">GoFundMe page</a> to help him and Beth with medical costs. You can follow his status <a href="https://www.caringbridge.org/visit/nevertellmetheodds">on Caring Bridge</a>.<br> * (4:05) Sugar-free candy, bloopers, and Wayne’s butt…?<br> * (13:45) Prophecy and otherwise letting PCs see the future.<br> * (17:22) Letting the prediction be only a possible future.<br> * (21:00) Keeping the predictions vague.<br> * (22:16) The “problem” of player agency.<br> * (25:12) Removing the PCs from the equation.<br> * (26:35) Sensing present situations instead of future events.<br> * (28:53) Scaling the time between prediction and fulfillment.<br> * (37:53) The consequences of trying to change the future.<br> * (43:35) Deferring to the GM so they can play to things they control.<br> * (48:08) Leaving the prediction neither fulfilled nor contradicted.<br> * (56:10) Fulfilling the prediction “in medias res”.<br> Hosts: Brodeur, Chad, Dan, Wayne<br>