PtW Season 2 Ep7: Fog of War

In this episode of Podcast: The Wreckening the crew talks about playing RPGs with battle maps and miniatures.

  • Pros and cons of using battle maps and minis
    • Better tactical experience for players
    • Total player control of combat
    • Helps with visualization
    • Maps can help with immersion
    • Collecting and painting minis is fun!
    • Makes combat into a tabletop war game
    • Provides players with information that their characters might not have the background to exploit
    • Can break immersion
    • Requires significant prep time
    • More stuff to transport

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Hosts: Dave, Josh, John, Darrell and Adam

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