Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Discussing tabletop and related gaming and the Irish gaming scene so you don't have to

Jan 18, 2017

This week's hosts: Liam, Cathal, Ian, and Stu.

This week, the party discuss magic item economies.

00:40 - This is one of our main sources of content. And that's a secret between you and me, internet.
01:24 - Liam's take on D&D 5th Edition. - http://dnd.wizards.com/
03:40 - Cathal's alternate take on D&D.
08:40 - Tilt your loot towards your player's strengths.
09:44 - Don't stop to develop your character, the whole world is gonna end if you don't punch out this next boss!
10:20 - A flexible rulesystem. Let the GM handle the problems!
13:30 - Maybe the problems were with the campaign, rather than the system?
14:08 - Good, because I was about to retitle this episode "Magic Item Economy in 5th ed."
17:05 - Stu disagrees with tailoring loot to the party needs.
18:40 - Craft your own magic items!
22:40 - Exalted! - https://rpggeek.com/rpg/405/exalted-1st-edition
24:10 - Magic items as contraband. (Like rare tech in sci-fi games?)
24:37 - Even when speaking about Exalted, Liam still has Dungeons & Dragons on the brain.
25:50 - Shadowrun! - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shadowrun
26:30 - Also weapons as contraband.
31:50 - Magic items with purpose. As opposed to Magic Items as a second source of experience and stat boosting.
32:55 - Traveller - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traveller_(role-playing_game)
33:40 - Heavy Gear - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heavy_Gear
35:10 - Change your perspective.