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

Nov 23, 2016

This week's hosts: Eoin, Brian, Seán, and Cathal

This week, the party discuss boring gaming stories.

00:30 - Gaming Stories
02:00 - Personal investment in stories.
02:25 - Degrees of Separation
03:25 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sturgeon's_law
04:00 - Wasn't enough of it to be bad?
04:40 - Be a good storyteller.
05:25 - Is your Audience in the Know?
05:57 - The right language of your wargame/cardgame.
06:30 - Anatomy of a boring story.
06:46 - Anatomy of a compelling story. - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118147/
07:26 - A level of insider knowledge required.
08:38 - I rolled two twenties in a row once...
11:20 - Eoin chances his arm at a gaming story. - https://www.l5r.com/
13:00 - Build to a climax.
16:20 - Teacher training helps.
17:05 - Out of Context D&D Quotes.
18:40 - Peter Ustinov - http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001811/
19:45 - Captive Audiance.
20:16 - Otherwise known as this podcast's bread and butter...
22:03 - Keep it snappy!
22:35 - Shared Experiences are good.
26:08 - Sell it. Open big.
29:00 - Baron Munchausen - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/2470/extraordinary-adventures-baron-munchausen
30:10 - Lost opportunity to share actual gaming stories.
31:18 - A Character Death so traumatic that Seán erased it from his memory.
32:24 - The answer is NOT communication.