Tales From the Hydian Way

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


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episode 291: 291 – The Conflict Tale

With a special guest we talk about using conflict in the Force and Destiny system and how it can both help and hurt a campaign idea if it’s not discussed ahead of time. Things talked about in this episode: Force Majeure Glass Dagger Batman Gambit Xanat...



episode 290: 290 – The Low XP Force Tale

We discuss the ways that starting force powers are deceptively powerful, as well as how to make sure that players at your table are not getting frustrated by starting experiences with a force user. You can find us on TwitterShow updates are @TheHydianW...



episode 289: 289 – The Prologue Tale

This episode has us talking about the tiny adventure before the big adventure so we all can get comfortable with our characters. From pilots to prologues we talk about how to set your own expectations for your games.



episode 288: 288 – The Reason for Violence Tale

We bring Brandon on board as a guest to help talk about encounters and adventures looking to resolve without violence, from how to frame an encounter to ideas to discuss the topic at the start of the campaign.



episode 287: The Mutant Tail

We decided to use the Expanded Setting Sheet and create our own setting. What came out was an empowering setting filled with fanciful technology of medical heights. With mutations in the world and how the world has been shaped by them.


 2020-03-02  42m

episode 286: The Vehicle Encounter Tale

We talk about using vehicles in your encounters and what happens when you do finally give the pilot an episode focused around them. From ideas on what others can do, to ways of structuring the encounter. Things we talk about in this episode: Space ship...


 2020-02-24  40m

episode 285: 285 – The Expanded Players Guide

Our look into the Expanded Players Guide continues with a look into themes, magic, and some of the cool ideas we have about how to bring this to the table. From helping new players learn the system and advancement to the vast fields of story that can b...


 2020-02-17  35m

episode 284: 284 – The Expanded Players Tale

We take a look at the Expanded Players Guide from Fantasy Flight Games and give our thoughts on this new book for Genesys. From the depths of a post apocalyptic future to the high Gothic of old school monsters we talk about how to use this book and som...


 2020-02-10  37m

episode 283: 283 – The Phantom Menace Tale

We find the tales in The Phantom Menace that we think would be amazing adventures from podracing to the heights of Courscant intrigue. Things we talk about in the episode: Master and Apprentice Queens Shadow Bourne Last Shot Star Wars Racer Star Wars R...


 2020-02-03  39m

episode 282: 282 – The Mandalorian Tale

To talk about The Mandalorian we brought on Brandon from Heroes and Chris Ing. We have a fair bit of fun looking at the surface of the show, some of the themes and some of the very generic ways that the galaxy is working in a post Endor time.


 2020-01-27  49m