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In this episode, Rob and I talk lots about Dark Sun and why we think it is the best exotic fantasy world out there.

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In this episode I had the enormous pleasure of talking to Tim Brown, creator of Dark Sun and Dragon Kings.

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Being as I am a little bit tired of traditional fantasy and medieval based fantasy worlds, Rob and I thought it would be a great idea to talk about some worlds that are a bit more exotic than your Tolkien derivative.

 

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The new game from Mindjammer Press. A game about fantasy in a world based in the Middle East.

 

Worth a look!!

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In this episode Rob and I talk about how to create your character and ease the pain off the proccess a bit.

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You know, there are a lot of very funny horror films out there. Seriously (pun intended) and some films that weren’t intended to be funny become funny in time. Because what was horrible 30 years ago it can now be common.

And yet we should not ignore the horrific elements of those films, because otherwise they are just silly, out-of-place comedies that aren’t funny for long.

So, as a means to lighten-up some games, adding funny horror movies elements to the table can be a very good idea.

In this episode, Rob Adams and I go over a few movies that can offer a lot of inspiration to bring goofy and silly horror to your games without ruining the drama.

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The 70s and 80s saw a lot of slasher horror films. From The Texas Chainsaw Massacre to the more surreal and loved Nightmare in Elm Street or the legendary Evil Dead.

Although I (Paco) must admit it is not my favourite genre nowadays, I used to love slasher horror when I was a lot younger. From the perfectly well-known Friday 13th that brought the fear of Friday 13th to Spain (before that we didn’t even think about the 13th of the month being on a Friday…. It is the Tuesday 13th that does it for us) to the slightly more obscure film by Dario Argento. But somehow, I went off the gore and the blood and now only seldom watch them.

Still, I do like my blood and gore in some games and slasher horror movies have a lot to teach us about the use of blood and violence, villains, environments…

In this episode Rob Adams and I talk about how to take some of those elements and translate them into your game.

We think it was a good conversation!

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The 1950s and 1960s saw a ton of horror movies that featured monsters of sorts.

Partly because of the social and political climate, partly because of the standardization of colour and advances in technology, movies could create more spectacular special effects that, in some cases, have aged really, really well.

War of the Worlds and Forbidden Planet are two great examples of movies that, even today, look really amazing and, time considerations aside, still look incredible.

And yet, those movies tend to be the least scary of them all. At least for me. Perhaps because, despite how good they can look, I can only suspend my disbelief for so long.

In this episode, Rob and I talk about those movies, what make them scary and how they could be used to add a dash of horror to your adventures.

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We all love horror games. Well.. most of us do. OK… a lot of us do.

And they can be tremendous fun. Just like going to the cinema to be scared can be tremendous fun. Because we are weird creatures who find pleasure in safe discomfort and then dealing with the nightmares they bring.

There have been horror movies pretty much since the dawn of cinema and Universal Studios led the way with a lot of movies in the 30s and 40s that have stood the test of time very neatly, considering they are almost 100 years old.

Old baddies like Dracula, Nosferatu, the Werewolf, the Mummy, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide, the Monster of Frankenstein… they are all much loved villains with hidden depths we can use in our games.

So… what do movies from the 30s and 40s have to teach us about horror and how could we use them in our games?

Rob Adams and I talk about that in this episode.

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It seems amazing to me that, despite TTRPGs and videogames having similar ages, videogames have evolved a lot more rapidly, and have become more popular than TTRPGs.

Although TTRPGs have enjoyed a great deal of popularity, and they are on the rise again (thank goodness!), though it is hard to see they are evolving at the same pace as videogames. Perhaps because videogames have the pace of technology on their side.

So, knowing that videogames are advancing rapidly, what could we learn from them that can be applied to the world of TTRPS?

From the initial tutorials that teach us how to play the game and all the rules in no time, to the marketing strategies or the visuals and narratives, there are lessons we should consider in the world of RPGs.

Rob and I talk about them and how they could be implemented by companies to get TTRPGs to more people, faster.

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