On the Shoulders of Dwarves
Getting Ready for a New System (episode 73)
"Folk vs Medicine" charity event, this Sunday!
### Player perspective (1:55)
Talk with your GM: to make sure you're not going to focus your attention on anything that might not be of value
Build your character concept: based on what's available in the system, and fits the campaign.
Rulebook: read all the basic sections and then the sections relevant to my character.
Read guides and forum posts
Watch actual plays: in order to learn the mechanics.
Finalize your character sheet
### GM perspective (8:00)
Watch or listen to people playing it, to get the flow between GM and players, expected pace, quick-and-dirty resolution.
Find the best character sheets, summary sheets, condition cards, GM screen.
Start small with a simple published module.
Help them find the best way to manifest their ideas using the rules. [Early character malleability](https://www.uptofourplayers.com/2017/03/early-character-malleability-the-weekly-podcast/)
When unsure about something, check immediately. Ask for patience. Dellagate.
Play according to the rules, start house ruling only after something fails repeatedly, and after asking on the webs. [We need a new mechanic for this](https://dwarves.podiant.co/e/we-need-a-new-mechanic-for-this-episode-26-363f31467fd6dc/)
### Summary (22:45)
### Taking the Load off (25:25)
Eran - I was in a Tabletop Industry Networking event, started thinking that there’s no current solution to cons like those we see in Israel.
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