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Mar 5, 2014

In this week's episode of Monte Cook's The Adventuring Party by Monte Cook, we review and rate his recently released RPG, Numenera – a game we've followed from its inception through to its release, and now get to analyse in-depth, like a scrivener rummaging through chicken guts.

Show-notes:

Website for Numenera

  • 1.46: No one can replace Humbug.
  • 2.16: The Cypher System.
  • 3.00: 10,000 hours theory. It's a real thing!
  • 3.58: I strayed onto Oisin's turf here. Stay off the East Side!
  • 5.48: Here comes the B-dog to drop some truth bombs!
  • 10.36: One of them is a big pit in the ground with spikes at the bottom and a sign saying “Free XP”. That one's a doozy.
  • 13.07: None of your heathen blabber here, Ois.
  • 14.24: This fundamental concept of mathematics brought to you by Icecream Cian.
  • 15.14: Like Michael Phelps
  • 15.46: Unless you're an EXCEPTIONALLY good cheat
  • 20.37: Like Michael Phelps
  • 28.23: That's why I never make plans
  • 31.01: So, 30 minutes in, I finally get around to saying what Numenera is really about
  • 37.41: “I do whatever to you that I want”. That's a very awkwardly constructed sentence.
  • 48.33: "Ladies" count – 3
  • 49.21: That book is now out, though I've not yet bought it. I probably will. It might have naughty illustrations.

 

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