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Narrative Control

Nov 23, 2009

This episode Erik Woodbury and I are talking about character death and how that affects the players in the game and the story ramifications.    This was inspired by an article from Judd Karlman on the Burning Wheel forums.

Hosts: Sean Nittner and Erik Woodbury

Length: 27:15

Show Notes

[00:27] Intro to the Show.   My...

Oct 14, 2009

This show Justin and I are talking about a method of giving players the ability to do some more of the story crafting in traditional games.   Asking questions as actions in game.

Length: 22:49

Hosts: Sean Nittner and Justin Evans

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Sep 10, 2009

We’re talking about trust at the game table.  How much do you need trust your fellow players? Does the game you’re playing change how much trust you need? What games address trust around the table?

Hosts: Sean Nittner and Justin Evans

Length: 23:04

Show Notes

[00:28] Introduction to the show.  Continuing...

Aug 31, 2009

This week Justin and I talked about Exploring the Premise, taking time out of the game for exposition about the setting, the characters and their place in the story.  This episode continues a conversation we found on Rob Donoghue LiveJournal post of the same name here:

Aug 24, 2009

Hi, and welcome back to Narrative Control.  This week’s episode was a bit delayed.  Justin and I both went to GenCon last week and my recovery time is not what it would have been 10 years ago.  But here the episode is, edited and with better audio quality than the last (cheating on account of the fact that the last...