Almost Bedtime Theater

Setting Expectations: Game Basics (Ep 2)

December 05, 2020 Dan & Rachael Season 1 Episode 2
Almost Bedtime Theater
Setting Expectations: Game Basics (Ep 2)
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In this episode, Dan talks about the basics of what role-playing games (RPGs) are and how to set expectations in terms of the content of the game and expected behavior.

  • 00:27 – What a role-playing game is
  • 01:29 – Establishing the story type and setting
  • 02:36 – The person in charge
  • 03:39 – Making a safe and fun space to play
  • 07:01 – Setting table rules
  • 07:25 – Wrap up

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 Referenced Content:

  • X-Card, a safety tool created by John Stavropoulos
  • Girl Underground, a game by Lauren McManamon and Jesse Ross
What a role-playing game is
Establishing the story type and setting
The person in charge
Making a safe and fun space to play
Setting table rules
Wrap up