Monthly Archives: February 2018

Episode 24 – Welcome To The Dungeon

Sorry this isn’t our much-promised S&M episode; rather, it involves Adam and Patrick discussing how to help new game masters step up in an already established group.

Talking Points: Keeping your groups small, Prepping vs. Over-prepping, saying “yes” and “yes and…”, taking constructive criticism

Shouts outs:

Can’t get enough of that Appalachian accents?  Are you interested in leftist politics and issues concerning Appalachia?   Check out the Trillbillies Workers Party podcast.

Narcosis is a survival horror title that strands players on the sea floor with little oxygen and sanity.

Rusty Lake and the Cube Escape Series are an eerie collection of point-click adventures set in the vein of shows like Twin Peaks.

Cthulhu Confidential is a game of Lovecraftian horror that utilizes the new Gumshoe One-2-One system that requires only a gamemaster and one player.

Cthulhu City is a setting for Trail of Cthulhu that place investigators in a corrupted Arkham controlled by the mythos.  A must have for fans of dystopian and cosmic horror literature.

Actual Play – Red Markets 10K – Episode 17 – Moving Day

It’s a busy week for the Freelance crew. They’ve been tasked by the Crusaders of Operation Ellingson to escort a crew of new recruits from their main outpost to the Minnesota weapons testing facility. Believers have never been a stable lot, and those who’ve gone study sick are even more prone to… quirks. Here’s hoping no wrinkles are thrown their way.

Ian – Vapor – No sacrifice is too great for this taker to achieve their goals – but they don’t want to lose their soul.

Nick – Toss Up – Canadian demolitions expert caught on the wrong side of the fence but the right side of the nukes.

Aaron – Munchkin – Aaron’s new character.  Child soldier archtype.  Don’t get too attached, this is Aaron we are talking about.

Sid – Prof. Bjorn – Visiting academic going on a hunting trip with his son when the crash hit

Raymond – Colt – Combat medic who can gun two ways.

Actual Play – Red Markets 10K – Episode 16 – Crowdsurf Off a Cliff

This episode of the 10K Lakes Campaign can be found here at the Technical Difficulties Gaming Podcast.

Freelance has to do a Closure Job to take out a minor popstar who died at a music festival. Judging by the title, it’s probably not gonna go well…

Laura – Woodsman – A former high school science teacher, wandering the Loss with a bow and dog. Somehow not dead yet.

Lonnie – Martin Luther – A Latent cultist with a big dream and a very small axe.

Nick – Toss-Up – Canadian demolitions expert caught on the wrong side of the fence but the right side of the nukes.

Vince – Bonez – Actual Doctor. Wannabe Cowboy. Full-time Taker.

Actual Play – Red Markets 10K – Episode 15 – Bike to Heaven

Freelance takes on a job to acquire vertical transportation bikes from a specialized warehouse.  If it were just an issue of getting the bikes, the job would’ve been a milk run.  Cue  “Low End’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.”

Ian – Vapor – No sacrifice is too great for this taker to achieve their goals – but they don’t want to lose their soul.

Aaron M. – Low End – The bass playing Taker.

Sean F. – Priceline – A taker always ready to make a quick bounty.  The Loss’ version of a used car salesman.

Actual Play – Red Markets 10K – Episode 14 – Coyotes

This episode of the 10K Lakes Campaign can be found here at the Technical Difficulties Gaming Podcast.

Freelance takes a dangerous job from a man is ready to go to the Recession, at any price…

Chris H. – 0perator – She’s TOTALLY not a Steward, guys.

Ian – Vapor – No sacrifice is too great for this taker to achieve their goals – but they don’t want to lose their soul.

Nick – Toss-Up – Canadian demolitions expert caught on the wrong side of the fence but the right side of the nukes.

Sean B. – Gurney – East Coast EMT caught on the wrong side of the Recession.