Player Agency & Bennies (A Twofer)

Biggus Geekus Podcast
Biggus Geekus Podcast
Player Agency & Bennies (A Twofer)

Episode 27 Wednesday, March 10, 2021

We open with our usual intro and we talk about recent and future games.

The Gaming NEWS
KS cancels Perfect RPG Campaign:
Zak Smith sues Gencon and
DnD Survivalist Guide KS with Douglas Niles

A Twofer
1) Player Agency – this is one of those terms like RPGs and replayability that is tough to define. We give it the Geekus treatment.
Stack Exchange: What is Player Agency and what is it good for
Ask Angry: Stealing Agency
2) Bennies, Hero Points and all that Jazz.
What are they good for? When should you get them? Yadda yadda.

A Cabin Con Moment
Is player agency a consideration at CC? How does it work well with such a convention style?

Beat This Game (in the ground) 13th Age
pros and cons, best/worst mechanics, favorite sessions/campaigns/settings

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