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Ryan Boelter

Host, Voice Actor & Producer of I Am Hear & Host, Editor & Producer of International Podcast Month & Character Creation Cast
Game Designer: @ChimeraRPG, Co-host: @CreationCast, Creator/Writer: @SideHeroesPod, Webmaster: @DMs_Block/@TheYJFiles, He/Him
Recent episodes featuring Ryan Boelter
Series 20.3 - Heart with Grant Howitt and Chris Taylor [Designers] (Discussion)
Character Creation Cast
In the final episode of series 20, and we welcome back Grant Howitt and Chris Taylor, designers of Heart, to talk about the character creation process, their hopes for the game, and the reasons behind the design choices they made. Amelia also gets to talk about jello and sand again.Leave us reviews in any, or all, of these places:Character Creation Cast on Apple Podcasts (The best place to leave reviews for us)https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/character-creation-cast/id1363822066?mt=2&ls=1Character Creation Cast on Podchaserhttps://podchaser.com/CharacterCreationCastCharacter Creation Cast on Stitcherhttps://www.stitcher.com/podcast/character-creation-cast?refid=stprCharacter Creation Cast on Facebookhttps://facebook.com/CharacterCreationCastGuests and Projects:Grant Howitt @gshowittTwitter: https://twitter.com/gshowittPatreon: https://patreon.com/gshowittChris Taylor @TheMaddiganTwitter: https://twitter.com/TheMaddiganRowan, Rook and Decard @RowanRookDecardWebsite: https://rowanrookanddecard.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/RowanRookDecardHearty Dice Friends @HDFpodcastTwitter: https://twitter.com/HDFpodcastWebsite: https://rowanrookanddecard.com/hearty-dice-friends-podcast/Timestamps:00:00:00 - Announcements00:05:19 - Introductions00:06:31 - D20 For Your Thoughts00:06:51 - Chris’s start in games00:08:33 - How did you decide what kinds of characters to put in Heart?00:18:37 - The Jello to Sand Continuum00:24:35 - Specific character options00:28:51 - Lessons learned from Spire00:38:47 - What does the process of character creation tell us about the game?00:46:57 - Potential flaws00:51:34 - Points of pride00:53:46 - Changes from Spire01:00:40 - FAN FIC TIME01:09:47 - Take It Up A Level01:10:31 - How do characters change?01:21:42 - Grant’s plugs01:22:32 - Chris’s plugs01:23:51 - Closer01:25:21 - Show Blurbs (System Mastery)01:26:11 - OuttakesMusic:Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)Clip 1: Hearty Dice Friends (old) podcast theme song (https://rowanrookanddecard.com/hearty-dice-friends-podcast/)Clip 2: Hearty Dice Friends (current) podcast theme song (https://rowanrookanddecard.com/hearty-dice-friends-podcast/)Main Theme: Hero (Remix) (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/Principal_Photography_1493/11_Hero_Remix) by Steve Combs (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/)Games discussed this episode:HeartKickstarter: September 17th!https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gshowitt/heart-the-city-beneathOur Podcast:Character Creation Cast:Twitter: @CreationCast (https://twitter.com/CreationCast)Facebook: https://facebook.com/charactercreationcast/Discord: http://discord.charactercreationcast.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creationcast/Podchaser: https://www.podchaser.com/CharacterCreationCastAmelia Antrim:Twitter: @gingerreckoning (https://twitter.com/gingerreckoning)Website: https://ameliaantrim.wordpress.com/Garbage of the Five Rings podcast: (http://garbageofthefiverings.com/)G5R Twitter: @G5Rpodcast (https://twitter.com/G5Rpodcast)Ryan Boelter:Twitter: @lordneptune (https://twitter.com/lordneptune)Website: https://lordneptune.comChimera RPG: @ChimeraRPG (https://twitter.com/ChimeraRPG)Side Heroes: @SideHeroesPod (https://twitter.com/SideHeroesPod)Patreon: https://patreon.com/RyanBoelterOur Website:http://www.charactercreationcast.comOur Network:http://oneshotpodcast.comNetwork Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/oneshotpodcast
Series 20.2 - Heart with Grant Howitt and Chris Taylor [Designers] (Creation Continued)
Character Creation Cast
This is the second episode of series 20, and we welcome back Grant Howitt and Chris Taylor, designers of the game we are creating characters for today, Heart! Things get a little weird, but not too horrible, as we figure out what sort of people live for adventure down in this mysterious and horrifying setting. Leave us reviews in any, or all, of these places: Character Creation Cast on Apple Podcasts (The best place to leave reviews for us): https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/character-creation-cast/id1363822066?mt=2&ls=1 Character Creation Cast on Podchaser: https://podchaser.com/CharacterCreationCast Character Creation Cast on Stitcher https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/character-creation-cast?refid=stpr Character Creation Cast on Facebook https://facebook.com/CharacterCreationCast Guests and Projects: Grant Howitt @gshowitt Twitter: https://twitter.com/gshowitt Patreon: https://patreon.com/gshowitt Chris Taylor @TheMaddigan Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheMaddigan Rowan, Rook and Decard Website: https://rowanrookanddecard.com Hearty Dice Friends @HDFpodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/HDFpodcast Website: https://rowanrookanddecard.com/hearty-dice-friends-podcast/ Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Announcements 00:02:49 - Recap 00:03:07 - Callings and Classes selection 00:08:28 - Abilities 00:12:12 - Grant’s Abilities Selection 00:15:37 - Chris’s Beats and Abilities Selection 00:19:49 - Amelia’s Beats and Abilities Selection 00:23:05 - Ryan’s Beats and Abilities Selection 00:29:43 - Grant’s Beats Selection 00:31:18 - Naming our characters 00:39:26 - Episode Closer 00:40:31 - Kickstarter Details 00:46:05 - Show Blurbs Music: Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Clip 1: Hearty Dice Friends (old) podcast theme song (https://rowanrookanddecard.com/hearty-dice-friends-podcast/) Clip 2: Hearty Dice Friends (current) podcast theme song (https://rowanrookanddecard.com/hearty-dice-friends-podcast/) Main Theme: Hero (Remix) (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/Principal_Photography_1493/11_Hero_Remix) by Steve Combs (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/) Games discussed this episode: Heart Kickstarter: September 17th! Our Podcast: Character Creation Cast: Twitter: @CreationCast (https://twitter.com/CreationCast) Facebook: https://facebook.com/charactercreationcast/ Discord: http://discord.charactercreationcast.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creationcast/ Podchaser: https://www.podchaser.com/CharacterCreationCast Amelia Antrim: Twitter: @gingerreckoning (https://twitter.com/gingerreckoning) Website: https://ameliaantrim.wordpress.com/ Garbage of the Five Rings podcast: (http://garbageofthefiverings.com/) G5R Twitter: @G5Rpodcast (https://twitter.com/G5Rpodcast) Ryan Boelter: Twitter: @lordneptune (https://twitter.com/lordneptune) Website: https://lordneptune.com Chimera RPG: @ChimeraRPG (https://twitter.com/ChimeraRPG) Side Heroes: @SideHeroesPod (https://twitter.com/SideHeroesPod) Patreon: https://patreon.com/RyanBoelter Our Website: http://www.charactercreationcast.com Our Network: http://oneshotpodcast.com Network Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/oneshotpodcast
Series 20.1 - Heart with Grant Howitt and Chris Taylor [Designers] (Creation)
Character Creation Cast
Welcome to the first part of series 20, everyone! Today we have Grant Howitt and Chris Taylor on to discuss their latest game, Heart, which will be kickstarting soon! This game combines the setting and mechanics of Spire with some good old fashioned dungeon crawling, mixed with some truly horrifying implications, so hold onto your hats and get ready for a really interesting series! Leave us reviews in any, or all, of these places: Character Creation Cast on Apple Podcasts (The best place to leave reviews for us): https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/character-creation-cast/id1363822066?mt=2&ls=1 Character Creation Cast on Podchaser: https://podchaser.com/CharacterCreationCast Character Creation Cast on Stitcher https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/character-creation-cast?refid=stpr Character Creation Cast on Facebook https://facebook.com/CharacterCreationCast Guests and Projects: Grant Howitt @gshowitt Twitter: https://twitter.com/gshowitt Patreon: https://patreon.com/gshowitt Chris Taylor @TheMaddigan Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheMaddigan Rowan, Rook and Decard Website: https://rowanrookanddecard.com Hearty Dice Friends @HDFpodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/HDFpodcast Website: https://rowanrookanddecard.com/hearty-dice-friends-podcast/ Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Announcements 00:02:25 - Introductions 00:05:23 - What’s in a game? 00:06:40 - What do we need to play this game? 00:08:06 - What sort of stories and themes is this game exploring? 00:11:53 - Where did the idea for Heart come from? 00:16:16 - How much was the Heart defined before you started on this game? 00:21:46 - Terms and Concepts 00:32:40 - Let’s make some people! 00:35:24 - Callings 00:36:14 - Classes 00:45:57 - Episode Closer 00:47:53 - Show Blurbs Music: Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Clip 1: Hearty Dice Friends (old) podcast theme song (https://rowanrookanddecard.com/hearty-dice-friends-podcast/) Clip 2: Hearty Dice Friends (current) podcast theme song (https://rowanrookanddecard.com/hearty-dice-friends-podcast/) Main Theme: Hero (Remix) (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/Principal_Photography_1493/11_Hero_Remix) by Steve Combs (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/) Games discussed this episode: Heart Kickstarter: September 17th! Our Podcast: Character Creation Cast: Twitter: @CreationCast (https://twitter.com/CreationCast) Facebook: https://facebook.com/charactercreationcast/ Discord: http://discord.charactercreationcast.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creationcast/ Podchaser: https://www.podchaser.com/CharacterCreationCast Amelia Antrim: Twitter: @gingerreckoning (https://twitter.com/gingerreckoning) Website: https://ameliaantrim.wordpress.com/ Garbage of the Five Rings podcast: (http://garbageofthefiverings.com/) G5R Twitter: @G5Rpodcast (https://twitter.com/G5Rpodcast) Ryan Boelter: Twitter: @lordneptune (https://twitter.com/lordneptune) Website: https://lordneptune.com Chimera RPG: @ChimeraRPG (https://twitter.com/ChimeraRPG) Side Heroes: @SideHeroesPod (https://twitter.com/SideHeroesPod) Patreon: https://patreon.com/RyanBoelter Our Website: http://www.charactercreationcast.com Our Network: http://oneshotpodcast.com Network Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/oneshotpodcast
GenCon 2019 Recap
Character Creation Cast
On today’s episode, Amelia and Ryan recap their experience at GenCon as well as reveal some details for our current contest! Leave us reviews in any, or all, of these places: Character Creation Cast on Apple Podcasts (The best place to leave reviews for us): https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/character-creation-cast/id1363822066?mt=2&ls=1 Character Creation Cast on Podchaser: https://podchaser.com/CharacterCreationCast Character Creation Cast on Stitcher https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/character-creation-cast?refid=stpr Character Creation Cast on Facebook https://facebook.com/CharacterCreationCast Music: Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Main Theme: Endless Motion (https://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music/track/endless-motion-edm-electro) by Ben Sound (https://www.bensound.com/) Our Podcast: Character Creation Cast: Twitter: @CreationCast (https://twitter.com/CreationCast) Facebook: https://facebook.com/charactercreationcast/ Discord: http://discord.charactercreationcast.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creationcast/ Podchaser: https://www.podchaser.com/CharacterCreationCast Amelia Antrim: Twitter: @gingerreckoning (https://twitter.com/gingerreckoning) Website: https://ameliaantrim.wordpress.com/ Garbage of the Five Rings podcast: (http://garbageofthefiverings.com/) G5R Twitter: @G5Rpodcast (https://twitter.com/G5Rpodcast) Ryan Boelter: Twitter: @lordneptune (https://twitter.com/lordneptune) Website: https://lordneptune.com Chimera RPG: @ChimeraRPG (https://twitter.com/ChimeraRPG) Side Heroes: @SideHeroesPod (https://twitter.com/SideHeroesPod) Patreon: https://patreon.com/RyanBoelter Our Website: http://www.charactercreationcast.com Our Network: http://oneshotpodcast.com Network Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/oneshotpodcast
Series 19.3 - InSpectres with Chris Foster [Play/Test]
Character Creation Cast
In the third part of our small games series, Amelia and Ryan are again joined by Chris Foster of the Play/Test podcast to talk about InSpectres, a game about a ghost hunting start up. Leave us reviews in any, or all, of these places: Character Creation Cast on Apple Podcasts (The best place to leave reviews for us): https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/character-creation-cast/id1363822066?mt=2&ls=1 Character Creation Cast on Podchaser: https://podchaser.com/CharacterCreationCast Character Creation Cast on Stitcher https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/character-creation-cast?refid=stpr Character Creation Cast on Facebook https://facebook.com/CharacterCreationCast Guests and Projects: Chris Foster @Eyolo Twitter: https://twitter.com/Eyolo Itch.io: https://playtest.itch.io/ Play/Test Podcast @playtestpod Twitter: https://twitter.com/playtestpod Website: https://playtest.pub/ Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Announcements 00:04:37 - Introductions 00:07:50 - What’s in a game? 00:11:18 - Let’s make some people! 00:13:16 - Naming the characters 00:15:01 - John Longfellow 00:15:42 - Ainsley Wright 00:16:24 - Jackie Smith 00:16:53 - Assigning skill dice 00:19:50 - Picking a talent 00:23:22 - Let’s make a franchise! 00:23:53 - How big is the franchise? 00:25:53 - Main office or start-up? 00:26:33 - Where are you located? 00:27:09 - Who runs the show? 00:27:25 - Who funds this? 00:28:33 - Amenities 00:31:13 - Gear 00:38:19 - Transportation 00:40:59 - Specialty 00:47:29 - Franchise dice 00:50:11 - D20 for your thoughts 00:54:14 - Are characters fleshed out? 00:57:51 - Flaws? 00:59:15 - What does character creation tell us about the game? 01:00:00 - Fan Fic Time! 01:04:01 - Plugs 01:04:58 - Episode Closer 01:06:24 - Show Blurbs 01:07:13 - Outtakes Music: Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Clip 1: Play/Test podcast theme song (https://playtest.pub) by Matt Lee (https://twitter.com/NiceWizardMusic) Clip 2: "Epic Unease" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) from https://filmmusic.io License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Main Theme: Hero (Remix) (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/Principal_Photography_1493/11_Hero_Remix) by Steve Combs (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/) Games discussed this episode: InSpectres Memento Mori Theatrics: http://www.memento-mori.com/rpg/inspectres Drive Thru RPG: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/17891/InSpectres Our Podcast: Character Creation Cast: Twitter: @CreationCast (https://twitter.com/CreationCast) Facebook: https://facebook.com/charactercreationcast/ Discord: http://discord.charactercreationcast.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creationcast/ Podchaser: https://www.podchaser.com/CharacterCreationCast Amelia Antrim: Twitter: @gingerreckoning (https://twitter.com/gingerreckoning) Website: https://ameliaantrim.wordpress.com/ Garbage of the Five Rings podcast: (http://garbageofthefiverings.com/) G5R Twitter: @G5Rpodcast (https://twitter.com/G5Rpodcast) Ryan Boelter: Twitter: @lordneptune (https://twitter.com/lordneptune) Website: https://lordneptune.com Chimera RPG: @ChimeraRPG (https://twitter.com/ChimeraRPG) Side Heroes: @SideHeroesPod (https://twitter.com/SideHeroesPod) Patreon: https://patreon.com/RyanBoelter Our Website: http://www.charactercreationcast.com Our Network: http://oneshotpodcast.com Network Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/oneshotpodcast
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Birthdate
Jul 14th, 1980
Location
Appleton, WI, USA
Episode Count
96
Podcast Count
7
Total Airtime
4 days, 21 hours