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CC012: Our Favorite Role Play Mods with Jessa

CC012: Our Favorite Role Play Mods with Jessa

In this episode we interview the YouTube Let's Play Jessa from The Jessa Channel and discuss our favorite role play mods.  Jessa has been crafting a story based Skyrim role play for three years!  Featuring the character Mala, Jessa is now into Act 3 of the story that is soon to come to a conclusion.  We discuss what it takes to make a Let's Play, the art of role play and the joy to be found in Skyrim.

CC09: Glory of Story with Dave Cravens

CC09: Glory of Story with Dave Cravens

In this episode we welcome Dave Cravens to the Character Crusade studio.  Dave is Senior Creative Director a High Moon Studios and has worked in the game industry for years.

CC08: Circles of Character Conflict

CC08: Circles of Character Conflict

In this episode the guys discuss the concept of Character Conflict as a method for defining character traits, motivations, wants and needs. The model focuses on character conflict at the personal, interpersonal and societal levels.

CC07: Create Your Own Side Quest

CC07: Create Your Own Side Quest

In this episode we discuss creating your own side quest to enhance role play, get a review of all three characters and our first Crusader Mail segment where we address your burning Skyrim and role play questions.

CC06: Travel With Intent

CC06: Travel With Intent

In this episode Stu talks about his Redguard warrior Shullat and character defining experiences. In the Play Theory segment the guys discuss traveling with intent and how embarking on a journey with purpose is more rewarding and unstructured wandering.

CC05: Weaknesses & Limitations

CC05: Weaknesses & Limitations

In this episode, Stu, Joe and Matt discuss enhancing role play by creating character weaknesses and self-imposed play limitations to better define a character's traits and psychological constraints. 

CC04: Epic Skyrim RP Framework - Part 2

CC04: Epic Skyrim RP Framework - Part 2

In part two of this two part series, Stu and Matt continue their discussion of the Epicosity framework and talk about specific techniques and mod you can use to transform your play-through into an adventure in the style of a "High Fantasy" story.

CC03: Epic Skyrim RP Framework - Part 1

CC03: Epic Skyrim RP Framework - Part 1

In part one of this two part series, Stu and Matt discuss a framework you can use to enhance your story and tie together Skyrim quest lines into a larger, more holistic story.