Episode 169: How to Hook New Players!

Onyx Pathcast

In which Eddy, Dixie, and Matthew discuss the best ways to get players hooked to your games!

  • The origins of Salacious Crumb
  • Bloody UPS
  • Story Hooks WAS our subject matter and here’s how it WOULD have gone
  • The challenge of writing scenarios that cater to the players’ personal expectations
  • “Calling an audible” on your game
  • Not liking something without being insulting
  • Attaching oneself to a clan
  • Building investment into characters
  • Changing Eclipse Phase and They Came from Beneath the Sea! on the fly
  • Playing characters with limited dialogue / social skills
  • Dixie’s goblins
  • Using empathy in your stories
  • We all go a little Dick Van Dyke


Eclipse Phase 2nd Edition: https://www.eclipsephase.com
They Came from Beneath the Sea!: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/300642/They-Came-From-Beneath-the-Sea
Star Wars RPG: https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/starwarsrpg/
Dungeons & Dragons: https://dnd.wizards.com/
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