The 14th-century British legend of Sir Gawain and the Inexperienced Knight impressed David Lowrey’s lyrical and moody The Inexperienced Knight. That movie has impressed a throwback tabletop role-playing sport within the vein of Dungeons & Dragons, a sport which we’ve performed the most recent episode of Overboard.
We performed the sport with the particular friends Dave Schilling and Jonah Ray. Usually they host Polygon’s podcast Galaxy Brains, however on our journey they performed the loquacious Sir Willy and the gravel-voiced bard Glonk, respectively. They joined our heroes on a quest to satisfy the Inexperienced Knight … and their destiny.
The Inexperienced Knight RPG will really feel acquainted to anybody versed in tabletop role-playing video games. Gamers roll 20-sided cube as they cope with harmful encounters and ethical quandaries. There’s one main distinction, nonetheless, which is that gamers lack hit factors. Per the official sport grasp’s information, the “characters needn’t worry demise — the last word punishment is dishonor.”
What this implies in apply is that gamers will obtain both honor or dishonor for his or her actions, a mark which is able to observe them in later encounters and have an effect on their capability to proceed and, finally, face their destiny by the hands of the Inexperienced Knight. In a world of unscrupulous bandits, historical magic, and pure perils, remaining honorable is not any simple process.
Yow will discover out how we dealt with the Inexperienced Knight in our precise play of the sport, both in podcast kind on Galaxy Brains, or within the video above. In case you take pleasure in this episode of Overboard, you’ll want to take a look at all of the previous episodes on our YouTube channel.