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Character Creation Spotlight - E19 - Rebels of the Outlaw Wastes with Banana Chan and Michael Addison [Designers]

BonusReleased Thursday, 29th September 2022
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Welcome to a bonus Spotlight episode, everyone! This episode we have Michael Addison and Banana Chan joining us to discuss and create characters for Rebels of the Outlaw Wastes, a game where you play in a rock-n-roll dystopia as misfit outlaws that fight the Powers That Be! Kickstarting October 4th, 2022!

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Banana Chan @BananaChanGames
Michael Addison @nerdypupgames

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Timestamps:

  • 00:00:22 - Introduction
  • 00:05:44 - What's in a game? - Core concept
  • 00:07:50 - What is the setting like in this game?
  • 00:09:14 - What do characters do in Rebels of the Outlaw Wastes?
  • 00:10:15 - What materials do we need to play this game?
  • 00:12:15 - Let's make some people! - What caused The Crash?
  • 00:14:37 - What was the height of technology before the crash?
  • 00:16:45 - What do survivors remember most about the old world?
  • 00:22:56 - What relics survived that are now a mystery?
  • 00:26:42 - The Outlaw Wastes - Mashing up terrain types
  • 00:28:22 - What strange beauty or wonder exists because of this blend?
  • 00:29:17 - What natural things are dangerous because of this?
  • 00:30:05 - What modes of transportation do outlaws rely on?
  • 00:35:01 - What is the voice that communicates danger and opportunities to hte outlaws?
  • 00:37:25 - The Valley - Something familiar in the Valley
  • 00:38:37 - Two strange things in the valley
  • 00:42:51 - The powers that be - The Brand and Jackboots
  • 00:44:19 - Vision and Mission Statement
  • 00:50:50 - Choosing Edges for The Powers
  • 00:52:02 - Squad Concept
  • 00:55:21 - Backgrounds
  • 00:59:35 - Choosing a Background
  • 01:03:47 - Background Features, Focus Skill, Gear and Drive
  • 01:20:05 - Choosing a Calling - Focus Skill, Features, Path and Catchphrase
  • 01:27:36 - Character Looks
  • 01:36:59 - Names and Assigning Attributes
  • 01:42:22 - What inspired these character creation mechanics?
  • 01:45:35 - How was the process of creating this game?
  • 01:54:25 - Kickstarter Info
  • 01:58:04 - Episode Closer
  • 02:01:20 - Outtakes

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