Fresh from the clogged tubes of teh intarwubs…
"The beavis board is not a replacement for pedal kits. Pedal kits allow you to build things that you can mount on your pedalboard, and there are a lot of great kits out there. Rather, the beavis board is an augmentation of, or a precursor to, pedal kits–it is a great way to build a large array of great circuits, learn more about how the parts work, and mod circuits to come up with your own personal sound."
"Figure out what they love, and what they fear. Try to find what drives your characters, including what they want and need, Bear urges. And understand what traumatizes them. "I tell people I like to know what they'd want on their tombstone: that seems to give me a really good handle on who they are.""
Does what it says on the tin; little bit of PHP simplicity.