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Series 36.1 - Tension with Adira Slattery [Designer] (Creation)

Released Monday, 1st February 2021
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Welcome to the first episode of our 36th series! We welcome back Adira Slattery, as a guest this time, to discuss her new game, Tension, a queer cat and mouse game for 2 players! Amelia had to sit this series out, but Ryan and Adira create their characters and begin the process of creating the other twenty characters needed to play a session! Join us for the most condensed character creation series to date!

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Tension by Adira Slattery

Timestamps:

  • 00:00:00 - Announcements
  • 00:04:05 - Introductions
  • 00:06:32 - What's in a game? - Concept
  • 00:07:40 - What do we need to play this game?
  • 00:07:55 - What sort of stories and themes is this game meant to explore?
  • 00:08:28 - What do characters do Tension?
  • 00:08:58 - What is one of the most unique thing about Tension?
  • 00:10:19 - History of the game.
  • 00:11:23 - Basic Terms and Concepts: Tarot
  • 00:17:26 - The Ensemble
  • 00:19:36 - Orbiting characters
  • 00:20:15 - Let's make some people!
  • 00:21:38 - The Killer
  • 00:21:48 - Type
  • 00:23:03 - Looks
  • 00:24:47 - Pattern
  • 00:26:29 - Name and Pronouns
  • 00:27:05 - The Investigator
  • 00:27:08 - Profession
  • 00:27:25 - Looks
  • 00:28:05 - Obsession
  • 00:28:38 - Name and Pronouns
  • 00:28:55 - Picking our characters' major arcanas
  • 00:32:45 - Creation relationship pairs for 20 NPCs
  • 00:33:43 - The first pair
  • 00:37:48 - Call To Action
  • 00:39:49 - Credits
  • 00:41:44 - Show Blurbs: A Horror Borealis

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