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 267: 267 – The New Hope Tale


We start our series on taking inspiration from the Star Wars movies and seeing what stories we want to tell in the cracks, and what giant plots and galaxy changing things we see as coming from the text of the movies.


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episode 266: 266 – The Expensive Tale


We talk about the stages of an adventuring party, from the poverty of starting to gaining the experience and equipment to be awesome. Ideas about how to handle the frustrations and lack of equipment abound in this episode.


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episode 265: 265 – The Consequences Tale


There are times when players seem to not recognize when their actions should have consequences for their characters. We give advice on how to tie their actions explicitly back to the character actions and in how to make it more interesting when a die r...


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episode 264: 264 – Tales of the Early Years


Every GM will have issues they have to overcome, there isn’t a set path to learning and being good at it. Rissa and Ben have had to learn along the way from their own mistakes. We share some of the weird things that have happened and how we can learn f...


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episode 263: 263 – The Structured Tale


We started to talk about how to build in the flexibility to deal with your players improvising at the table in the scenes you’re creating. Plus how to shape the fun in a way to not curtail the players exuberance while keeping your own fun as a core par...


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episode 262: 262 – The Tale of Vergences


Adam from Force Majure asked about vergences and how to use them to guide the story and adventure. We have several ideas on how to make things even more out there for Star Wars and how we’re able to focus on making it fun and meaningful for the players...


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 09 September 2019  38m
 
 

episode 261: 261 – The Three Plot Tale


We go back to the list of RPG plots and gain ideas for you and us to use. From a fish out of water, to diplomacy, and racing in between we have ideas on engaging plots and some nifty places to find ideas. Things we talk about in the show: Big list of R...


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 02 September 2019  50m
 
 

episode 260: 260 – Setting The Hook Tale


We talk about story hooks and trying to set the ones you as a GM want, while still being okay with the changes your players will inadvertently want. Growing beyond the plots we have and maturing into the stories of the whole table.


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 26 August 2019  37m
 
 

episode 259: 259 – A Blockade Run Tale


Rissa was posed a question about how to get players to run blockades, we both have ideas and advice on how to make the seemingly impossible into challenges your players won’t balk to see. Things we talked about in this episode: Terminal Velocity Arquit...


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 19 August 2019  40m
 
 

episode 258: 258 – A Tale of Two NPCs


For Heroes Act 2 Ben needed advice on how to do an important characters voice without doing an accent. Rissa has experience with making new voices and showing off different personalities for characters. The advice given becomes useful for differentiati...


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 12 August 2019  39m