Free Action Episode 31: Generation

In which the Free Action Crew discuss the ups and down and in and outs of how to generate stuff both in the moment and while writing. Get ready cause this episode gets real*turns around chair and hat and tries to make eye contact even though you obviously don’t want to be here*

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Have questions or adventure scenarios you would like us to discuss on the podcast? Submit them on our twitter @freeactioncast, on our questions thread here, or email at askfreeaction@gmail.com

Free Action Episode 25: Inspiration

In this episode we discuss what kind of media inspires us and where you might get your inspiration. We also discuss in depth a question Joey had for us about how best to introduce NPCs. This is quite a marathon, often of tangents, so buckle in for some goofs and some discussion of South Park.

Have questions or adventure scenarios you would like us to discuss on the podcast? Submit them on our twitter @freeactioncast, on our questions thread here, or email at askfreeaction@gmail.com

Episode 22: Tone

In our shortest episode title yet we discuss how to create tone and why it’s so important to keep an eye on it. We also get into some light edition wars in which we learn how people can get so worked up about which kind of game they like to play. What hope is there for humanity if we are willing to start wars of Thac0?

Have questions or adventure scenarios you would like us to discuss on the podcast? Submit them on our twitter @freeactioncast, on our questions thread here, or email at askfreeaction@gmail.com

Free Action Episode 19: The Monomyth

This week on The Free Action Podcast, we discuss the monomyth, the hero’s journey, and the story circle and how they relate to RPGs. It’s a specific perspective on how to write a campaign or diagnose an ailing one using a well used set of tools for understanding how to approach creating fiction.

Have questions or adventure scenarios you would like us to discuss on the podcast? Submit them on our twitter @freeactioncast, on our questions thread here, or email at askfreeaction@gmail.com

Free Action Episode 16: The Campaign Writing Process

Enjoy our 16th episode of Free Action. In this episode we discuss our approaches to the creative process and tips to writing a creative and interesting campaign. Have questions or adventure scenarios you would like us to discuss on the podcast? Submit them on our twitter @freeactioncast, on our questions thread here, or email at askfreeaction@gmail.com

Free Action Actual Play Episode One: Genesis

 

Welcome to the first episode of our new long anticipated actual play podcast. Enjoy as we find our feet in a new RPG system for us, Dungeon World. The Free Actioners return as Patrick as Game Master, Joey as Halwyr Ralkana, Connor as Maia Boucher and newcomers Jordan as Brelyna Nelynore and Evan as Inaba. You can ask us questions or submit adventures or scenarios for us to tweak or fix for normal Free Action episodes at our twitter @freeactioncast on our questions thread here, or email askfreeaction@gmail.com and we will get to them in the next episode we record.

Free Action Episode Twelve: Free Action Actual Play Pre-Mordem

Episode Eleven is our “Lost Episode” so here comes twelve. It is us discussing our upcoming new series, the Free Action Actual Play. We will be playing Dungeon World, a great system based on Apocalypse World. You can ask us questions or submit adventures or scenarios for us to tweak or fix at our twitter @freeactioncast on our questions thread here, or email askfreeaction@gmail.com and we will get to them in the next episode we record

Free Action Episode Ten: How to be a Good Player

We’ve given enough advice and guidance to Game Masters, now let’s try our hand at helping out the players with their playing. Also, lots of other things totally unrealted. On maybe our most off topic episode yet, listen to us talk about sports and LARPing . You can ask us questions or submit adventures or scenarios for us to tweak or fix at out twitter @freeactioncast on our questions thread here, or email askfreeaction@gmail.com and we will get to them in the next episode we record

Free Action Episode Nine: Villains

This week the Free Action motherfuckers take on the sinister topic of villains. How to make them, how to manage them, how to make sure your players don’t insta-gib them 5 minutes into your first sessions and what to do when they inevitably do anyway.You can ask us questions or submit adventures or scenarios for us to tweak or fix at out twitter@freeactioncast on our questions thread here, or email askfreeaction@gmail.com and we will get to them in the next episode we record and remember: Talking is a Free Action.

Free Action Episode Eight: World Building

This week on Free Action the gang takes on the thorny topic of world building. Whats its purpose? How do you do it? How do you do it better? All this and more on this week’s Free Action Podcast.You can ask us questions or submit adventures or scenarios for us to tweak or fix at out twitter@freeactioncast on our questions thread here, or email askfreeaction@gmail.com and we will get to them in the next episode we record