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

Jul 5, 2017

This week's hosts: Eoin, Brian, and Seán.
This week, the party discuss solo boss monsters.

 

00:39 - Feedback
00:55 - A mailbag so deep that light doesn't reach the bottom.
01:41 - Players like an easy fight.
02:30 - Maybe not a one hit KO easy fight...
03:20 - Seán cheats in boss fights...
04:00 - Tough fights are memorable fights.
05:03 - Give them a chance to make their mark.
06:33 - If the threat is adequately telegraphed before the fight, even a fast fight is a good fight.
07:02 - If it makes a good story, then it was fun.
07:25 - The Division.
08:20 - Don't break your player's immersion.
09:48 - D&D 5th Edition's solution to action economy.
10:15 - Free in the old sense, it costs him a Legendary Action.
11:10 - Don't just ramp up your numbers.
11:20 - Exalted.
16:00 - Video Game Boss Fights.
17:30 - Pathfinder.
19:05 - Cthulhu (Call of)
21:13 - I meant to say underestimated.
26:08 - Eoin mutter's obscenities under his breath.
28:08 - Setting Expectations.
31:20 - Monster Tactics. Make 'em smart.
32:05 - Telegraph the danger.

Quote of the Episode: "You don't often see disappointed players who have just given someone a good whuppin'"