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Don't Despair

Don't Despair

By Scott Zumwalt
Don't Despair is a podcast dedicated to the Genesys RPG published by Fantasy Flight Games. Each episode your hosts take close looks at particular aspects of the game to give advice based on their years of experience with role playing games and the Narrative Dice System.
Episode 5 - Tactical Combat
Scott and Matt discuss how to be tactical in Genesys combat.
April 23, 2020
Episode 4 - Social Encounters
Scott and Matt are back and are joined by only Anastasia to cover the  most elusive topic: Social Encounters. Learn how to fight with words;  use verbal kung-ku to bruise egos.
December 6, 2019
Episode 3 - Back to Basics
With Scott and Matt having to each separately deal with extreme life events, the rest of the crew, with the lead of Anastasia, cover the basics of the core mechanics of Genesys.
October 26, 2019
Episode 2 - Combat Encounter Design
The hosts give their thoughts on how they design combat encounters based on their experience at the table. 
August 22, 2019
Episode 1 - Session 0
For our first episode we introduce our panel of hosts and discuss Session 0. Session 0 is a gaming group's first session where the GM and Players layout their expectations for a game. Each host gives their advice based on their experience with Session 0 at their table. In the Community Spotlight segment we talk about the genesis of Genesys: GM Phil's Fallout setting.
July 19, 2019