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 274: 274 – The Disruption Tale


It can only mean one thing, invasion. We were emailed a question about a player using the crafting mechanics at the table, from there we expanded the scope into talking about disruptive players and how to deal with them.


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episode 273: 273 – The House Rule Tale


When Ben is looking for help coming up with tag team rules for a fight in a game he turns to Rissa for advice and a second set of eyes. We then take a look at a few of our own house rules that we’ve had to create.


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episode 272: 272 – The Saber Tale


We were given a prompt on our discord server, and got talking about using sabers and the force in Star Wars adventures and how to make getting a lightsaber into something momentous for the characters and players.


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episode 271: 271 – The Empire Strikes Back Tale


Rissa and Ben take a look at The Empire Strikes Back to see what stories that they get inspired to tell by the movie and little corners that create new avenues for adventures for you to use. Things discussed in this episode: Episode 267 – A New Hope Ta...


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episode 270: 270 – A Tale of Building


We talk of setting and communicating difficulty to not overpower your characters, and to make sure that your players understand the difficulties that are presented to them. From a single patrol to a gang that’s chasing after the party we have ideas on ...


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episode 269: 269 – The Lawless Tale


Law enforcement through out the galaxy has different textures that your players can feel. We start off talking about what to do with players who seem to be a law unto their own, not paying Stormtroopers any mind.


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 2019-10-28  43m
 
 

episode 268: 268 – The Side Quest Tale


We talk about making obligation and character side quests simple and and achievable along side the main plots. From keeping the ideas contained, to getting the players involved we have ideas on how to make character quests awesome for you and your play...


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 2019-10-21  38m
 
 

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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 2019-10-14  38m
 
 

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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 2019-10-07  37m
 
 

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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 2019-09-30  42m