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TPC 133: Why We Hate Burning Wheel

March 27th, 2011 · David · 2 Comments

* Buy Iron Tyrants

* Agricola and the Back to the Future card game mini reviews

* Things we hate about Burning Wheel:

* The Subsystems destroy the main rolling mechanic’s purpose and feel

* Conflict: For a mechanic that generates a narrative, a roll that leads to no results is not fun.

* Instincts try and cover too many broad things

* Die Grubbing creates a weird scenario at the table

* Fight/Conflict and their limitations within themselves

* And of course, every discussion of issues with Burning Wheel has to end appropriately with stories about Jackass

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2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Justin // Mar 28, 2011 at 1:16 pm

    The Jackass discussion was frickin’ hilarious. I have never seen any of the movies and that confirmed that I never will if I can help it. I almost spit my tea out at the poo volcano.

  • 2 Aaron // Mar 28, 2011 at 9:41 pm

    Knowing you guys are the podcast all about Burning Wheel alleviates my guilt at letting the BurningCast fall down after only two episodes.

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