Hello and welcome to Faculty Meetings: The general advice and discussion podcasts from The Rpg Academy. This is Faculty Meeting # 95 – Games Within Games
In this episode Caleb and I begin with a quick update about AcadeCon, most notably that Author Tim Waggoner is joining the ranks of our Special Guest lists. Tim is local to Dayton and I know him from the Eberron Set series; The Blade of the Flame. Tim is going to be scheduling some writer workshops in addition to games if anyone is interested.
We then move into our two main topics, the first comes from Twitter Follower @Gamesdisk who was asking for some help regarding having a PC who is a player of a CCG type game and how to make that part of the character important and not just come down to a die roll.
We then talk a bit about a concept brought up by Jonathan Scott on our Google+ Page regarding how in fiction it’s often ingenuity or luck that leads to defeating a BBEG, like breaking out the darkened windows to defeat a vampire who has forgotten the sunrise or how the medusa head was able to defeat the Kraken in Clash of the Titans. While not a direct question, these comments got me thinking about could you mirror this trope in an RPG and how
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