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Character Creation

January 18th, 2017 | Posted by vaklam in Podcast Episode

Welcome to the 65th regular episode of the Play On Target podcast (PLOT for short). Let us tell you about our characters. No, wait! Come back! We’ll also tell you about our favorite character generation systems and how they enhance the games they support. We also go into what makes a good chargen system and what doesn’t.

What’s your favorite system? What did we miss? Tell us in the comments or start a discussion on RPG Geek.

Things mentioned in this episode:
  1. Nobilis
  2. Amber Diceless RPG
  3. Fate
  4. Traveller
  5. GURPS
  6. Urban Shadows
  7. Monster of the Week
  8. Threadbare
  9. Champions
  10. Pathfinder
  11. Immortal
  12. Dresden Files
  13. D&D 3.0
  14. Microscope
  15. Skyracers Unlimited
  16. Stormbringer
  17. World of Darkness
  18. Gamma World
  19. Spontaneanation

You can contact us at Hosts@PlayOnTarget.com or you can send us a private geekmail on the RPGGeek website; our usernames are lorddillon (Sam), Vaklam (Brian), edige23 (Lowell), and MasterGeek (Andrew).

You can also follow the podcast on Twitter @PlayOnTarget

Follow each of the hosts at @DMSamuel (Sam), @GeekworldOnline (Andrew), @Edige23 (Lowell), and @Vaklam (Brian)

The music played at the beginning and end of the podcast is Dance of Fire – Bolero in A minor by Sinfonia Electronique. You can find more great music on the podsafe music network at music.mevio.com. The d20 logo is by the awesome Joe Kundlak, a.k.a. joeyeti on RPG Geek.

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One Response

  • Jeremy says:

    Not a word about Dungeon World or Paranoia? That is to say: Character creation systems that operate under the *assumption* many of your characters will die ? 🙂



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