Episode 429 – stealing systems for stories

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Summary: * (0:35) False alarm on Dan’s interview on <a href="http://oneshotpodcast.com/category/podcasts/talking-table-top/">Talking Tabletop</a>, but it’s out now (<a href="http://oneshotpodcast.com/podcasts/57-dan-of-fear-the-boot-part-1/">part 1</a> and <a href="http://oneshotpodcast.com/podcasts/58-dan-of-fear-the-boot-part-2/">part 2</a>).<br> * (2:06) Chad’s unexpected take on <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0VW6sg50Pk">Alien: Covenant</a>. The increasing social ubiquity of science fiction. <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFjJ7Itetgk">The Fault in Our Mars</a>. Laurell K. Hamilton plugs <a href="http://www.fearthecon.com">Fear the Con X</a>.<br> * (17:19) A Thai-rade and the importance of ordering spiciness correctly. <a href="http://www.someecards.com/news/so-that-happened/white-people-spicy-curry/">White people mild</a>.<br> * (25:29) Adapting existing roleplaying games to things they were never meant to accommodate. <a href="https://plus.google.com/communities/112767357581554417629/stream/2d4368c0-72c5-4775-9c90-5ef1dc4f0b22">Blades in the Dark</a> to Rogue One or Star Wars Rebels. <a href="http://www.evilhat.com/home/dresden-files-rpg/">Dresden Files RPG</a> to a far-future homebrew.<br> * (32:34) Not getting lost in the weeds. Recognizing the broad-strokes that fit your needs.<br> * (39:24) Recognizing what a game wasn’t meant to illustrate.<br> Hosts: Chad, Dan<br>