Episode 464 – politics

Fear the Boot, RPG Podcast show

Summary: * (1:02) FLASH!, an anthology that includes Dan and several booters. You can get <a href="https://www.amazon.com/FLASH-celebration-short-short-Jason-Brick-ebook/dp/B076BTN333">a copy on Amazon</a>.<br> * (2:20) Dan was a guest on The Greatest Show. You can see <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eppVpmtSKdg">the video here</a> or grab <a href="http://www.emeraldspecter.com/the-greatest-show-140-the-greatest-boot-audio/">an audio version here</a>.<br> * (3:32) Playing characters that suck at their jobs.<br> * (16:20) Portraying inter-factional politics in a roleplaying game. The <a href="http://ap.feartheboot.com/">Skies of Glass Actual Play</a>.<br> * (18:33) Defining who the factions are and what they want.<br> * (20:31) Setting the constraints of the political game. Rules, reality, or requisites.  <a href="http://www.morningskye.com/p/silent-memories.html">Silent Memories</a>.<br> * (28:55) Avoiding the politics of pleasing a single person.<br> * (33:57) Outsourcing the factions to other GMs.<br> * (35:08) Revealing the politics to the player-characters.<br> * (37:12) The outsider’s perspective.<br> * (45:11) The insider’s perspective.<br> * (48:58) Players who need to feel they’re making the morally correct choice.<br> Hosts: Chad, Dan, and Wayne<br>