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Series 28.3 - Numenera with Darcy Ross (Discussion)

Character Creation Cast

In the final episode of our Numenera series, Darcy Ross, from Cypher Speak and Monte Cook Games, sits down with us to discuss the process of character creation and we make some great fanfic!Announcements:Monte Cook Games $5 Off listener promotion:https://montecookgames.com/store/Use code “ccc5off” to get $5 off your order!Leave us reviews in any, or all, of these places:Character Creation Cast on Apple Podcasts (The best place to leave reviews for us)https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/character-creation-cast/id1363822066?mt=2&ls=1Character Creation Cast on Podchaserhttps://podchaser.com/CharacterCreationCastCharacter Creation Cast on Stitcherhttps://www.stitcher.com/podcast/character-creation-cast?refid=stprCharacter Creation Cast on Facebookhttps://facebook.com/CharacterCreationCastGuests and Projects: Darcy Ross @DarcyLRossTwitter: https://twitter.com/DarcyLRossMonte Cook Games: @MonteCookGamesTwitter: https://twitter.com/MonteCookGamesWebsite: https://www.montecookgames.com/Cypher Speak Podcast:Twitter: https://twitter.com/CypherSpeakPodWebsite: https://misdirectedmark.com/category/podcasts/cypherspeak/Games discussed this episode:Numenera: Discovery & Destinyhttps://www.montecookgames.com/store/product/numenera-discovery-and-destiny/Numenera: Starter Sethttps://www.montecookgames.com/store/product/numenera-starter-set/Ashes of the Sea Free Quickstart Ruleshttps://www.montecookgames.com/store/product/ashes-of-the-sea-pdf/Timestamps:00:00:00 - Announcements00:02:50 - Intro00:03:35 - Darcy’s Character00:05:04 - Amelia’s Character 00:06:01 - Ryan’s Character00:07:32 - D20 for your thoughts00:07:51 - Darcy’s start in RPGs00:10:51 - Personal process for character creation00:12:48 - How does character creation stack up?00:18:43 - How do mechanics reinforce feel?00:20:55 - How does character creation set expectations?00:27:31 - Flaws and best parts00:38:22 - Mix of sci fi and fantasy00:42:47 - Fanfic00:57:38 - Take it up a level01:05:30 - Plugs01:07:13 - Closer01:08:46 - Show Blurb: Total Party KillTranscriptshttps://charactercreationcast.simplecast.com/episodes/series-283-numenera-with-darcy-ross-discussion/transcriptMusic:Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)Clip 1: History and Future by Sascha EndeLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/67-history-and-futureLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Clip 2: Shiny Tech II by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4348-shiny-tech-iiLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Main Theme: Hero (Remix) (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/Principal_Photography_1493/11_Hero_Remix) by Steve Combs (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/)Our Podcast:Character Creation Cast:Twitter: @CreationCast (https://twitter.com/CreationCast)Facebook: https://facebook.com/charactercreationcast/Discord: http://discord.charactercreationcast.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creationcast/Podchaser: https://www.podchaser.com/CharacterCreationCastAmelia Antrim:Twitter: @gingerreckoning (https://twitter.com/gingerreckoning)Website: https://ameliaantrim.wordpress.com/Garbage of the Five Rings podcast: (http://garbageofthefiverings.com/)G5R Twitter: @G5Rpodcast (https://twitter.com/G5Rpodcast)Ryan Boelter:Twitter: @lordneptune (https://twitter.com/lordneptune)Website: https://lordneptune.comChimera RPG: @ChimeraRPG (https://twitter.com/ChimeraRPG)Side Heroes: @SideHeroesPod (https://twitter.com/SideHeroesPod)Patreon: https://patreon.com/RyanBoelterItch.io: https://lordneptune.itch.ioOur Website:http://www.charactercreationcast.comOur Network:http://oneshotpodcast.comNetwork Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/oneshotpodcast

1hr 9mins

15 Jun 2020

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Series 28.2 - Numenera with Darcy Ross (Creation Continued)

Character Creation Cast

In the second episode of our Numenera series, Darcy Ross, from Cypher Speak and Monte Cook Games, returns to finish our characters with us!Announcements:Black Lives Matter ResourcesDonate:Find And Donate to a Local Bail Fundhttps://www.communityjusticeexchange.org/nbfn-directorySupport Black Lives Matterhttps://secure.actblue.com/donate/ms_blm_homepage_2019Action:Contact your representatives https://www.usa.gov/elected-officialsJune Justice- A guide of daily reading and activism https://bit.ly/junejusticeEducationNPR Throughline Podcast on history of policing in America:https://www.npr.org/2020/06/03/869046127/american-policeTalking to kids about race:https://www.prettygooddesign.org/blog/Blog%20Post%20Title%20One-5new4Books To Read Right Now from Nerdette podcasthttps://www.wbez.org/stories/books-to-read-right-now/9f1e0ee0-4bf3-4300-92ce-cedb6ab7aa5fNPR Code Switch:  This List Of Books, Films And Podcasts About Racism Is A Start, Not A Panaceahttps://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2020/06/06/871023438/this-list-of-books-films-and-podcasts-about-racism-is-a-start-not-a-panaceaSupportRPG Bundle for Racial Justicehttps://itch.io/b/520/bundle-for-racial-justice-and-equalityRPG Podcasts featuring people of color:http://rpgcasts.com/category/bimpoc/Twitter Thread of Black creators:https://twitter.com/definitelyvita/status/1267813758107152387?s=19Black Literature Compendiumhttps://bit.do/blacklitBlack voices in the RPG Communityhttps://medium.com/tabletop-micdrop/pay-attention-black-voices-in-the-rpg-community-34fd75f8bad8Drawing While Black Artist Directoryhttps://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1d9gokwVQLCOmqf8zfez6-yMRgHOq4P5veW7lfZF7BCs/edit?usp=drivesdkMonte Cook Games $5 Off listener promotion:https://montecookgames.com/store/Use code “ccc5off” to get $5 off your order!Leave us reviews in any, or all, of these places:Character Creation Cast on Apple Podcasts (The best place to leave reviews for us)https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/character-creation-cast/id1363822066?mt=2&ls=1Character Creation Cast on Podchaserhttps://podchaser.com/CharacterCreationCastCharacter Creation Cast on Stitcherhttps://www.stitcher.com/podcast/character-creation-cast?refid=stprCharacter Creation Cast on Facebookhttps://facebook.com/CharacterCreationCastGuests and Projects: Darcy Ross @DarcyLRossTwitter: https://twitter.com/DarcyLRossMonte Cook Games: @MonteCookGamesTwitter: https://twitter.com/MonteCookGamesWebsite: https://www.montecookgames.com/Cypher Speak Podcast:Twitter: https://twitter.com/CypherSpeakPodWebsite: https://misdirectedmark.com/category/podcasts/cypherspeak/Games discussed this episode:Numenera: Discovery & Destinyhttps://www.montecookgames.com/store/product/numenera-discovery-and-destiny/Numenera: Starter Sethttps://www.montecookgames.com/store/product/numenera-starter-set/Ashes of the Sea Free Quickstart Ruleshttps://www.montecookgames.com/store/product/ashes-of-the-sea-pdf/Timestamps:00:00:00 - Announcements00:03:08 - Recap00:05:39 - Rolling for Cyphers00:16:26 - Oddities00:20:50 - Equipment and Currency00:25:42 - Abilities00:30:24 - Stat pool distribution00:34:13 - Initiative discussion00:37:15 - Focus and Descriptor Abilities and Bonuses00:41:37 - Backgrounds00:45:37 - PC Connections00:51:45 - Initial link to the starting adventure00:55:56 - Naming our characters00:59:55 - Episode Closer01:03:04 - Show Blurb - The BroadswordsTranscriptshttps://charactercreationcast.simplecast.com/episodes/series-282-numenera-with-darcy-ross-creation-continued/transcriptMusic:Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)Clip 1: History and Future by Sascha EndeLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/67-history-and-futureLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Clip 2: Shiny Tech II by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4348-shiny-tech-iiLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Main Theme: Hero (Remix) (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/Principal_Photography_1493/11_Hero_Remix) by Steve Combs (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/)Our Podcast:Character Creation Cast:Twitter: @CreationCast (https://twitter.com/CreationCast)Facebook: https://facebook.com/charactercreationcast/Discord: http://discord.charactercreationcast.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creationcast/Podchaser: https://www.podchaser.com/CharacterCreationCastAmelia Antrim:Twitter: @gingerreckoning (https://twitter.com/gingerreckoning)Website: https://ameliaantrim.wordpress.com/Garbage of the Five Rings podcast: (http://garbageofthefiverings.com/)G5R Twitter: @G5Rpodcast (https://twitter.com/G5Rpodcast)Ryan Boelter:Twitter: @lordneptune (https://twitter.com/lordneptune)Website: https://lordneptune.comChimera RPG: @ChimeraRPG (https://twitter.com/ChimeraRPG)Side Heroes: @SideHeroesPod (https://twitter.com/SideHeroesPod)Patreon: https://patreon.com/RyanBoelterItch.io: https://lordneptune.itch.ioOur Website:http://www.charactercreationcast.comOur Network:http://oneshotpodcast.comNetwork Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/oneshotpodcast

1hr 3mins

9 Jun 2020

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Series 28.1 - Numenera with Darcy Ross (Creation)

Character Creation Cast

In this first episode of series 28, we welcome Darcy Ross, who is the co-host of the Cypher Speak podcast from the Misdirected Mark Network as well as the Community Relations Coordinator for Monte Cook Games, as we sit down to discuss Numenera, a Science Fantasy RPG. We’ll start building our characters this episode, too, so get ready to start meeting some amazing people in this amazingly unique setting!Announcements:Monte Cook Games $5 Off listener promotion:https://montecookgames.com/store/Use code “ccc5off” to get $5 off your order!Leave us reviews in any, or all, of these places:Character Creation Cast on Apple Podcasts (The best place to leave reviews for us)https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/character-creation-cast/id1363822066?mt=2&ls=1Character Creation Cast on Podchaserhttps://podchaser.com/CharacterCreationCastCharacter Creation Cast on Stitcherhttps://www.stitcher.com/podcast/character-creation-cast?refid=stprCharacter Creation Cast on Facebookhttps://facebook.com/CharacterCreationCastGuests and Projects: Darcy Ross @DarcyLRossTwitter: https://twitter.com/DarcyLRossMonte Cook Games: @MonteCookGamesTwitter: https://twitter.com/MonteCookGamesWebsite: https://www.montecookgames.com/Cypher Speak Podcast:Twitter: https://twitter.com/CypherSpeakPodWebsite: https://misdirectedmark.com/category/podcasts/cypherspeak/Games discussed this episode:Numenera: Discovery & Destinyhttps://www.montecookgames.com/store/product/numenera-discovery-and-destiny/Numenera: Starter Sethttps://www.montecookgames.com/store/product/numenera-starter-set/Ashes of the Sea Free Quickstart Ruleshttps://www.montecookgames.com/store/product/ashes-of-the-sea-pdf/Timestamps:00:00:00 - Announcements00:03:55 - Introductions00:06:06 - What’s in a game?00:07:38 - What do we need to play this game?00:09:49 - What sorts of stories and themes is Numenera meant to explore?00:11:12 - What do characters do in this game?00:12:36 - What is most unique about Numenera?00:16:38 - The history of Numenera00:21:59 - Basic terms and concepts00:29:36 - Let’s make some people!00:32:26 - Constructing our sentences00:35:05 - Picking our Types00:37:23 - Picking our Focuses00:41:18 - Picking our Descriptors00:43:49 - Expanding our choices: Type00:44:31 - Effort00:45:13 - Edge00:46:52 - Cypher Use00:48:47 - Weapons00:51:07 - Skills00:55:38 - Abilities01:00:01 - Episode Closer01:01:57 - Show Blurb: System MasteryTranscriptshttps://charactercreationcast.simplecast.com/episodes/series-281-numenera-with-darcy-ross-creation/transcriptMusic:Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)Clip 1: History and Future by Sascha EndeLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/67-history-and-futureLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Clip 2: Shiny Tech II by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/4348-shiny-tech-iiLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Main Theme: Hero (Remix) (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/Principal_Photography_1493/11_Hero_Remix) by Steve Combs (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/)Our Podcast:Character Creation Cast:Twitter: @CreationCast (https://twitter.com/CreationCast)Facebook: https://facebook.com/charactercreationcast/Discord: http://discord.charactercreationcast.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creationcast/Podchaser: https://www.podchaser.com/CharacterCreationCastAmelia Antrim:Twitter: @gingerreckoning (https://twitter.com/gingerreckoning)Website: https://ameliaantrim.wordpress.com/Garbage of the Five Rings podcast: (http://garbageofthefiverings.com/)G5R Twitter: @G5Rpodcast (https://twitter.com/G5Rpodcast)Ryan Boelter:Twitter: @lordneptune (https://twitter.com/lordneptune)Website: https://lordneptune.comChimera RPG: @ChimeraRPG (https://twitter.com/ChimeraRPG)Side Heroes: @SideHeroesPod (https://twitter.com/SideHeroesPod)Patreon: https://patreon.com/RyanBoelterItch.io: https://lordneptune.itch.ioOur Website:http://www.charactercreationcast.comOur Network:http://oneshotpodcast.comNetwork Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/oneshotpodcast

1hr 2mins

2 Jun 2020

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Darcy Ross from Monte Cook Games Interview[ARCHIVE]

Cypher Unlimited

From 11/14/2020 The CU team sat Down with Darcy Ross the Community Relations Coordinator for Monte Cook Games. We had a blast with Darcy discussing a wide range of topics. We learned all about how she got started in the gaming industry, what is the asset team all about, what is Darcy favorite MCG products, we learned a little bit about Burn Bryte a new rpg that Darcy helped design made exclusively for Roll20 and everything that she learned from Monte Cook while recording "Your Best Game Ever" YouTube series. It was a pleasure chatting with her and we learned a lot in the process. Hope you enjoy! Interested in Cypher System or other Monte Cook Games?  Join the Cypher Unlimited Discord here! https://discord.gg/bnG4udy Please Follow Cypher Unlimited on Social Media!     Twitter-  https://twitter.com/CypherUnlimited https://twitter.com/Spiggs18 https://twitter.com/AncientBatross https://twitter.com/AlphaDean Email- Cyphersystemunlimited@gmail.com Logo and CU designs by:  https://irrgardless.com/ Please follow and support Darcy Ross on social media! Twitter: https://twitter.com/DarcyLRoss https://twitter.com/MonteCookGames

1hr 13mins

15 Feb 2020

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TMAYC Ep 2: Darcy Ross

Fandible

Delve into the mists of Ravenloft with Darcy Ross from Monte Cook Games and her half-orc Warlock Grimmarim. We talk about dipping your toes into the evil side, character growth, and even a little romance! And stay tuned at the end for a surprise announcement from Darcy! The post TMAYC Ep 2: Darcy Ross appeared first on Fandible Actual Play Podcast.

30mins

11 Feb 2019

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TMAYC Ep 2: Darcy Ross

Fandible's Tell Me About Your Character

Delve into the mists of Ravenloft with Darcy Ross from Monte Cook Games and her half-orc Warlock Grimmarim. We talk about dipping your toes into the evil side, character growth, and even a little romance! And stay tuned at the end for a surprise announcement from Darcy! The post TMAYC Ep 2: Darcy Ross appeared first on Fandible Actual Play Podcast.

30mins

11 Feb 2019

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46. Darcy Ross

BACKSTORY

Writer, designer, and noted gastropod enthusiast Darcy Ross talks evolution, community, and shining a spotlight on the things you love.

58mins

12 Oct 2017

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25 - Numenera With Darcy Ross

Party of One Podcast

A billion years in the future, the denizens of the Ninth World of Earth live on the backs of civilization long past, scavenging the mystical, technological wonders of Numenera to sustain their way of life. It is a world of wonder and danger--a world which offers glory and treasure those bold enough to claim it. It is this call for immortality that draws the young treasure-hunter Kalandra. But can she step out from the shadow of her late mother and claim immortality? NUMENERA: http://www.numenera.com/ Follow Darcy On Twitter: https://twitter.com/DarcyLRoss CONtessa: http://www.contessa.rocks/ Theme Song: Mega Ran feat. D&D Sluggers, "Infinite Lives," RandomBeats LLC, www.megaran.com/

1hr 36mins

1 Jun 2016

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004: Talking with Darcy Ross

Talking TableTop

Recap Darcy Ross – an evolutionary biologist, snail aficionado, gamer and amateur mixologist – talks through all things tabletop with Jim. They cover the worlds of Numenera and Legend of the Five Rings as well as tactics for being a successful GM through development of story, environment and character. Links Darcy of Twitter Numenera ConTessa Show Notes 5:55: Darcy describes how she got into tabletop from the world of video games and literature. 8:08: Darcy talks about how she got into GMing and her first experience with Numenera at GenCon. 13:05: Darcy talks about what it is like to get new players into systems that have extensive settings and how she goes about indoctrinating them into the world. 22:58: Darcy and Jim talk about the Numenera game they played together at GenCon and the art of 'using the most interesting thing in the environment' to influence players. 32:35: Darcy talks about moving on from solely doing one shots to running a full on campaign and the differences between these two types of play. 42:20: Darcy talks about designing NPCs and her unique approach to subverting troupe. 58:42: The hard questions begin.

1hr 4mins

22 Sep 2015

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GM Intrusions E13 - Interview with Darcy Ross

GM Intrusions - Your Numenera, The Strange & Cypher System podcast - Lex Starwalker

Darcy Ross gives us a sneak peak into The Ninth World Bestiary.

33mins

28 Jan 2014