Tales From the Hydian Way

A podcast about making better stories and adventures in the Star Wars universe and how to GM better

https://thehydianway.com

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episode 257: 257 – The Shepard’s Tale


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episode 256: 256 – The Android Tale


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episode 255: 255 – The Beanstalk Tale


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episode 254: 254 – The Edge to Age Tale


Players grow and some want to move from the Edge of the Empire style of scum and villainy and a shade of grey for every action to something more obvious of good and bad. We have ideas on how to suggest this to your players and a few ways to nudge them ...


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episode 253: 253 – The End of Thursday Tale


Ben’s Thursday night campaign is coming to an end, but he’s unsure how he should do it. Rissa has several helpful ideas on how to bring it in for an end in a satisfying fashion. Things talked about in this episode: Star Wars Sheets Allies and Adversari...


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episode 252: 252 – The Failing Up Tale


After a session or two when your players are having no luck with the dice it can be so disheartening, and which can lead to player resentment. We talk about how to deal with failure after failure in a story and how to make it more interesting and fun f...


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 01 July 2019  33m
 
 

episode 251: 251 – The Tale of Destiny


We get talking about the Destiny pool and how to keep it in play and moving between sides. From using it as a GM intrusion to an adventure to upgrading rolls and so many places in between You can find us on TwitterShow updates are @TheHydianWayBen is @...


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 24 June 2019  34m
 
 

250 – The GM Experience


We have David and Leslie on to talk about our methods of preparation, what we find needed, and how to encourage a new GM into running a second campaign. Things we talked about in the episode: Fiasco Dice for Brains Force Majeure Dark Heresy Realms of T...


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episode 249: 249 – The Period Tale


Playing in the Old Republic Era has no stats behind it, nor does the Sequel Era. We have ideas on how to still use the system to tell amazing tales and not worry about the mechanics behind everything. Things talked about in this episode: Knights of the...


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