What Makes a Good Character Creator?

What Makes a Good Character Creator?

We're talking all about character creators, from the basic three-choice templates to Baldur Gate 3's dong-and-dumplings slider.

Episode Notes

Welcome back to Axe of the Blood God. Kat is not here for this week’s episode because she headed out for San Diego Comic Con, a known slaughtering ground where Harry Potter cosplayers will take out your eye with their wands before you can even say “something something Patronus.” No fear: Our good friends Ash Parrish and Kenneth Shepard are here to fill in the gap. We’re talking all about character creators, from the basic three-choice templates to Baldur Gate 3’s dong-and-dumplings slider. (which Kenneth has already lovingly handled.) Do you prefer building a character from the ground-up, or stepping into the boots of an established adventurer? Chime in!

Also in this Episode:

  • “Look, Smithers! Globro is coming!”
  • Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes still rules
  • Pikachu knows when you fart in your sleep
  • The Empire Strikes Back this week on The Legend of Korra
  • Being born is for suckers

Timestamps:

  • 00:00 – Intro and Main Quest (Character Creators)
  • 47:20 – Random Encounters
  • 49:13 – The Tavern (Thoughts about Viewfinder, Clash of Heroes, and the horror of Pokemon Sleep)
  • 1:15:12 – Summer of Korra
  • 1:30:35 – Nostalgia Nook/Outro

Music Used in this Episode:

  • Do Your Best! [Breath of Fire III]
  • Antique Cowboy [Ragnarok Online]
  • The Legend of Korra Main Theme [The Legend of Korra]
  • A Curious Tale [Secret of Mana]
  • A Long Fall [Final Fantasy XIV/The Primals]

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