Actual Play – Blades In The Dark – The Seven Mutes

Recluse Oliver Scurlock made his fortune harvesting leviathan blood. However, Oliver’s success has garnered him envy among his family who seek to take control of his wealth. Approached by Amina Scurlock, the Seven Mutes are tasked with helping Amina succeed her dear uncle as head of the Scurlock Company. For this succession to work, Oliver Scurlock must die.

Aaron – Keel – The Hound

Adam – Wing – The Lurk

Daniel – Silk – The Spider

Nathan – Nara – The Cutter

Patrick – The city of Duskwall

Actual Play – Base Raiders – Dead Shift

Earth has fallen, and the Waffle House is closed. In the wake of a zombie apocalypse of super hero proportions, the remnants of humanity float above Earth in the super max security prison known as the Shackle. After a scavenger team on a supply run fails to return, an unlikely team of super powered refugees is assembled to go investigate the team’s disappearance and bring back supplies. 

Aaron –  Mike – Son of the super villain Doctor Worm. Claims he isn’t a mutant. 

Adam – Cailum  –  Crossroad demon who inherited the position through a bit of nepotism.  

Chris – Janice  –  Teleporter.  When someone offers you psychedelic mushrooms to cure schizophrenia, it’s going to break bad. 

Nathan –  Roswell –   Stranded on Earth after a failed scouting mission, Roswell was convinced to turn his engineering skills to helping the US government. Now after a comfortable life time he’s forced to back into the fray to protect the new home he has. 

Ethan – Xiphos – Small time criminal magic user who rose up the food chain after all the other super villains turned into zombies

Actual Play – Deadlands Reloaded – The Hell Outta Dodge

In an odd turn of events, three siblings from the Dodge clan find themselves reunited on a riverboat. However, their reunion is cut short when a group of armed river pirates set their eyes on the what the Pinkertons have stored in the cargo hold.  

Chris – Billy Dodge – Simple young man with big dreams that may be a wizard.
Aaron – Jeb Dodge – Elder brother of the Dodge clan tasked with keeping his siblings out of trouble.
Nathan – Emily Dodge – Eldest of the Dodge siblings fleeing east to escape ‘relationship’ problems.
Darth – Jane Red – Bounty hunter looking to inflict a little pain.
Adam – Jasper Finch – Confederate deserter wearing the identity of a dead priest. 

Actual Play – TimeWatch- Year Without Summer

A robot uprising in 24th century New York city has TimeWatch agents scrambling back in time to uncover the source. Will uplifted Soviet silverback gorilla Albert and Detective Baker overcome their differences to save humanity? Can Colonel Blood put aside his vices long enough to fix the time stream? Tune in to find out! 

Aaron    – Rick Baker        – America n detective from the 1970s.

 Darth – Colonel Thomas Blood – Sixty-year-old Irish  ne’er do well and confidence man from 1678. He once stole the crown jewels. 

Ethan    – Albert                  –Former Russian spy / silver

Actual Play – Unknown Armies – Jingle All-Mart the Way

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Per a conversation we had on the latest episode of Beyond the Wall of Patreon, Chris has devised a surreal Jingle All the Way UA scenario.
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 ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all thru the mart, not a customer was stirring, despite discount Paul Blart. The Day Shift had a truly busy day, true, but this left Darby, Ann and Mike with nothing to do. The night forecast to be nothing more than a bore, but then three strange customers entered the store…
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Aaron – Abe – Beloved gutter mage from a yet to be published UA campaign.
Adam – Mike –  Optimistic prosthetic wearing All-Mart employee trying to contain the store’s weirdness.
Ian – Darby – Works at the All-Mart to uncover what caused her college friend’s death.
Vince – Ann – Ann took up a job at the All-Mart in the hopes that she might find her creator (psst Ann is a robot)
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Actual Play – Red Markets 10K – Episode 37 – Paper Jam

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A group of Freelance has been hired by Zephyr’s Bounty. Their leader wants them to go to a maker space in suburban Minneapolis to get his personal 3D printer and anything else they can get their hands on. Being so close to the city, can they get there safe and get their bounty?

Aaron M. – Munchkin – Child soldier archetype. Yeah, we’re surprised she’s lasted this long too.

Chris – Iditarod – A dog trainer burned by the last movie they worked on and trying to buy their way back into the industry.

David – Longshot – A dispossessed Canadian that hasn’t let the apocalypse ruin his good nature…even if he has to kill you.

Ethan F. – Hard Luck – A gambler who never knew when to hold or fold ’em scrapping by in the Loss.

Sean F. – Stitches – A Black Math paramedic looking to spread his own gospel.

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

Actual Play – Red Markets 10K – Episode 36 – Technical Difficulties

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Munchkin and Hard Luck take on a job for a client who is asking them to look into a truck they had purchased but has not been delivered yet. Can the two of them cooperate and track down the technical?

Aaron M. – Munchkin – Child soldier archetype. Don’t get too attached.

Ethan F. – Hard Luck – A gambler who never knew when to hold or fold ’em scraping by in the Loss.

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

Episode 31 – Role Playing Problematic Characters

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We all can’t be paladins. 
Stemming from a recent debate among RPX members over a potential Delta Green scenario, in episode we discuss playing problematic characters and/or character types. 
Areas of Discussion: Problematic characters, Game-specific problematic characters, Role playing difficulties, The role of genre on character.
Shout outs: 
Vince recently had an article published on Aeon.  Be sure to stop by  and check out his article Gamified Life

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Bonus Episode: Beyond the Wall of Patreon – Episode 1 – A Gentleman’s Agreement

Here is a bonus preview episode of the new RPX Patreon exclusive show, Beyond the Wall of Patreon.  If you enjoy what you hear, or you enjoy the Roleplaying Exchange, please consider backing our Patreon page.

In our inaugural first episode of Beyond the Wall of Patreon we discuss nerd culture.  In particular, we begin with the rise of nerd culture, the discovery of our nerdiness, then the conversation goes way off the rails. Listener discretion is advised.

Actual Play – TimeWatch – Recruiting Call – Episode 2

Recruiting Amelia Earhart to TimeWatch was the easy part; keeping her from vanishing from existence is the tricky part.  Join ace detective Rick Baker and simian Soviet spy Albert as they go back in to save Earhart life before… she… was… ever born?  Tune in for the thrilling conclusion of TimeWatch: Recruiting Call!

Aaron    – Rick Baker        – American detective from the 1970s.

Ethan    – Albert                  –Former Russian spy / Silverback gorilla.