Episode 428 – weapon X card

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Summary: * (0:27) The German-language podcast, <a href="http://www.eskapodcast.de/">Eskapodcast</a>.<br> * (2:17) Dan’s idea about “cabinet GMing” that Brodeur, Scott, and the Germans are trying to steal. Having other GMs handle the actions of major NPCs to keep their actions independent and unpredictable.<br> * (12:27) Today’s topic: VaMinion steals Dan’s idea, which was stolen from Wayne, which was stolen from Scott. Shielding a character from certain risks by virtue of who or what they are. The prior discussion on the X card can be found <a href="http://www.feartheboot.com/ftb/index.php/archives/4609">on this episode</a> and across several pages of the accompanying <a href="https://www.feartheboot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=767873#p767873">forum discussion</a>.<br> * (18:47) Why the group template may not help you dodge this issue.<br> * (24:10) Laundering real social issues through fictional elements.<br> * (27:17) <a href="https://www.doesthedogdie.com/">Does the dog die?</a><br> * (31:14) Some approaches for dealing with this. Pregame conversation. Dry-run scenes. Simply not allowing it.<br> * (42:37) The zero session, and surviving the cemetery gates. Life changes during the game.<br> Hosts: Broduer, Dan, Wayne<br>