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Active Topical Banter - Get a Job

Scott WachterScott Wachter Dread News EditorRPGamer Staff
We yell about class systems, job boards and mid-game specializations. Scott sneaks two tabletop rants in.


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Talking Points:
-Class and levels as an obstruction to roleplaying - a soapbox story by Scott
-Tone makes it work
-Size matters?
-Classes vs jobs
-Management aspects\customization
-Characterization as part of the class is frustrating
-Western vs jrpg classist notions
-Issues outside fantasy, where people have jobs too.

Next Time: Question and Answers; ask here or we steal them from other shows


  • flamethrowerflamethrower Member Full Members
    I want to know what game genres, or even game/game series, you like outside of RPG genres.
  • TheAnimeManTheAnimeMan Member RPGamer Staff

    All i can think of with the title of thread this week

    28 years of gaming and still going strong
    and now a mostly annoyed Father with first son. And now a father again to a second son :D

    Winner of the 2015-2016 Fantasy gaming Pool
  • Scott WachterScott Wachter Dread News Editor RPGamer Staff
    fun fact: scott sneaks song lyrics into the title of every text review he has ever done for the site.

    this is harder for video game reviews because he only gets 6-ish words
  • MacstormMacstorm Ysy St. Administrators
    I love flamethrower's question, so I imagine we'll be tackling that. Anything else you want to hear us go on about?
    "The universe is already mad. Anything else would be redundant."
    Twitter @FinalMacstorm
  • BudaiBudai Paladin Full Members
    Are mobas rpgs?
  • NyxNyx Staff Girly Girl RPGamer Staff
    Excellent! Keep the questions coming please!
  • BudaiBudai Paladin Full Members
    What is the most complex jrpg battle system you have played?
  • NyxNyx Staff Girly Girl RPGamer Staff
    Awesome, the more questions, the better, so please keep them coming. :)
  • BudaiBudai Paladin Full Members
    edited December 2016
    Other than joe Abercrombie that Sam mentioned, which book or book series would be your personal choice to become a video game.
  • Joshua CarpenterJoshua Carpenter RPGamer Staff RPGamer Staff
    How will we handle not just 1, but 2 Yakuza games released in the same year? :D

    Modern Tokyo and generic fantasy have been done to death, so whats a setting for a game you would like to see someone try?

    What game are you most annoyed about not playing/finishing and slipping into the backlog this year?

    Are there any RPG sub-genres not being served at this point, and if not is that a sign of a bubble in the industry that's going to burst?
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