- - Description - -I shoot the breeze with Kevin of the Redcaps podcast - we talk about family, gaming, Canada, character building, controversy in social media, min-maxing, and generally have a good time. Hopefully, you can join in and have a good time, yourselves!Want to join the conversation? Drop me a message: https://anchor.fm/clerics-wear-ringmail !Theme Music by XTaKeRux, Free Music Archive: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/XTaKeRuX- - Show Notes - -00:00:00 - Theme00:00:27 - Introduction (and Introductions)00:03:27 - How's Gaming?00:15:05 - Building Characters vs Character Builds00:30:00 - Can Classless Games be Organic?00:42:18 - Adversary vs Adversarial00:52:20 - Social Media and Controversy for RPGs01:08:55 - A Battle of Differing Opinions!01:15:44 - Thank Yous, Outro, and Shameless Plugs01:17:41 - Theme and Legalese- - Links - -The Redcaps Podcast: https://anchor.fm/theredcapsDefinitely the Place Kevin Lives / Grew Up: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wapta_Icefield
In this episode Joe, Jon, and special guest Aaron discuss Min-Maxing in DND 5e. Come join as we discuss what it is, what we think, and spin some wild builds. We may even give you some crazy ideas to try.
I talk stategy on increasing my collection, and some on my latest brew.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/teboda/message
This week Chamberlain can‘t wait to stop watching Kingdom Hearts III and play it, while he can’t wait to stop playing Mortal Kombat 11 and watch it. Sekiro has ruined Chance who had a disappointing time with Katana Zero and Cuphead (for different reasons). And Alex has firmly joined the church of Borderlands, having min-maxed Borderlands 2 to an absurd degree.
Episode 090: Min Maxing Vs ThematicsWhen you sit down to play a game, is your first instinct to find the most optimal strategic path to winning, regardless of what the game is thematically attempting, or do you try to play within the spirit of the game? Length: 42:26 Show Links: RSS | iTunes | Download Episode Welcome back to Vox Republica, the Cardboard Republic Podcast! We post new episodes every Thursday, with each episode being about 20 - 30 minutes long. DESCRIPTION: Erin and Ryan talk about the adventurous idea that is 504, the most recent wave of game industry controversies, their light week of gaming before going into the hands-on philosophy of playing with, versus playing against, the game. GUEST: None RECENTLY PLAYED GAMES: Murano North Wind QUICK TOPICS: Much ado about nothing regarding a poorly researched Telegraph article about gaming The announcement of 504 Board Gaming Financial Turmoil Troubles We reviewed Lift Off! LENGTHY TOPIC: Breaking A Game Vs The Spirit Of The Game Not always mutually exclusive AKA the Min/Maxer vs The Roleplayer Similarities to RPG tendencies They each have their strengths and weaknesses What happens when theme and strategy no longer line up? What does the happy medium look like? Many parallels to traditional Euros Vs Ameritrash Who is drawn heavily to one side or the other? Designers compared to developers? Strikers or Tacticians compared to Socializers or Immersionists? We’d love to hear from you! You can send questions or feedback via email at email@example.com. You can also reach us social media, including Twitter and BoardGameGeek. Audio Credits: Intro music track is "Swing!" by Bargo!, used under Creative Commons license.