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2012 New Year’s Resolutions and Challenges – Ep37

Challenge Accepted!

For the last episode of the year, we decided to make some commitments for the coming year. We’ve had a really good year and want to start 2012 off right.


2012 New Year’s Resolutions and Challenges – Ep37


Cast – Eric, Mike, Dan, Jayson and Shawn


Running Time – 37:14


00:00     Intro

00:24     Topic

Items Mentioned: Aces & Eights, Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, Lord of the Rings, Conan, Mutants and Masterminds, Captain America: The First Avenger, World of Darkness, The Stanley Hotel, The Shining, Jenga, GenCon, Supernatural

10:59     TANGENT: Gen Con Open Gaming Area

11:23     Back on Topic

Items Mentioned: Aliens, Predator

15:39     TANGENT: We’re all gonna die

16:23     Back on Topic

Items Mentioned: Warhammer 40k, Malifaux, The Sultan Gaming Table, Star Wars RPG, Call of Cthulhu, Sailor Moon

22:14     SIDETANGENT: New Years Challenges

Items Mentioned: Star Wars The Old Republic, True 20, GURPS, Blood Bowl, Talisman, BANG!, Munchkin, Carcassonne, Settlers of Catan, Stratego, Risk, Civilization, Axis & Allies, Fortress America, Savage Worlds, Doc Savage, Solomon Kane, Atomic Highway, Al Qadim, Legend of the Burning Sands, Legend of the Five Rings, Cadillacs and Dinosaurs, Twilight 2000, Gamma World, Chill

36:32     Outro




Actual Play Victoriana – Ep5

The Case of Penny Austin concludes.


The group meets the “master” behind Ivan and get a glimpse into the madness that created him.


Running Time – 49:33



Eric – Narrator/Game Master

Mike – Dr. Vijay Safidbahd

Dan – Major Winston Parimore Barrington III, Ret.

Mark – Ford ‘Brick’ Maddison

Jayson – Lt. Reginald Higginbotham

Shawn – Lazlo Tiberius Beckford

Jennifer – Dr. Selina Ashbrooke Cornell


00:00     Last Time

01:07     Intro

01:27     The Game Concludes: The Penny Austin Case Finale

48:47     Outro

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PC Plots and Betrayals – Ep36

No one is better with plots and schemes than the Bene Gesserit.

Something that is lost in a lot of organized or linear campaigns and adventures is the concept of character ambition. Some of the most compelling villains were once friends to the heroes and their betrayal makes them stronger characters in the story.


In this episode we dig into the concepts of plotting and betrayals.


PC Plots and Betrayals – Ep36


Cast – Eric, Mike, Dan, Mark, Jayson, Aaron and Shawn


Running Time – 39:05


00:00     Intro

00:26     TANGENT: Keeping Shawn the Anchor & What is your Craw?

01:27     Topic: PC Plots and Betrayals

Items Mentioned: Shadowrun, Steve Kenson, Dungeons & Dragons, Paranoia, Smallville RPG, Call of Cthulhu

16:39     TANGENT: Call of Cthulhu Old West

17:15     Back on Topic

Items Mentioned: World of Darkness, Friday the 13th, Amber, Aces & Eights

25:57     TANGENT: National Lampoon’s Mordor Vacation

Items Mentioned: Lord of the Rings, National Lampoon’s Vacation

26:36     Back on Topic

Items Mentioned: Joe vs. the Volcano, Rogue Trader

31:41     TANGENT: Age of Worms

Item Mentioned: Age of Worms

32:48     Back on Topic

Items Mentioned: Captain Morgan, Navy Seals, The Marine

38:21     Outro