Actual Play – Tales From The Loop – Dream Machine Ep 1

Edit: Sorry, the wrong episode copy was attached to this episode. Everything has since been updated.

In a 1987 that never was, strange things are happening in Boulder City, home to the US Loop. Odd dreams plaguing students and adults, strange power outages, and a unique new pen pal all crop up as a group of kids try to survive school long enough to make it to Summer Break. Will they have what it takes in order to solve the mystery without getting grounded? Probably not, but hey, that’s part of the fun!

Adam – Aiden – Computer wiz

Chris –   Oscar – Rebel, Aiden’s first cousin

Patrick – Olaf – Swedish exchange student

Vince – Zelda – Musician and dreamer

David – Frankie – Troublemaker with a heart of gold

Actual Play – Dungeons & Dragons – The Great Fenrith Bake Off

The great Fenrith bakeoff occurs every year during the town’s summer festival and showcases the talents of some of the area’s best bakers. As a party of adventurers enter the town on the eve of the competition, they soon learn that all is not right in small town of Fenrith.

Nick – DM

Adam – Ayas Yindove II, Elven Cleric of the Trickery Domain

Chris – Welgrace High-Hill, Halfing Rogue

Ethan – Wilhelm, Warforged Cleric of the Forge

Ian – Damakos “Leaf, Tiefling Druid

Episode 44 – An Homage

An impulse buy on DriveThruRPG has inspired us to discuss intellectual properties we would like to homage in a rpg game. 

Topics discussed: Kolchak- The Night Stalker, The Black Company, Legion, Old Gods of Appalachia, Twin Peaks, The Highway of Blood

Shout Outs: My Best Friend’s Exorcism, It Burns,  Dororo 

Dream sound effect courtesy of Fesliyan Studios.

Music: Shifty by Bruce Lee.

Episode 39 – Prepping for Gen Con & Player Decisions


If it’s your first time going to Gen Con, this is your survival guide. If it isn’t, still listen along and nod knowingly when we say something to which you agree with. In this episode the RPX crew will offer advice to surviving ‘best four days in gaming’.
Also, in this episode we will also explore how to handle unexpected actions from players.

Special shout out to Crazon / Review Cultist of Al Dente Rigamortis for our new logo. Be sure to check out his Deviant Art page  as well as pasta podcast  Al Dente Rigamortis .

Note:  In the show we mention parking through Gate 10.  Welp, they’re sold out.  Sorry.  
Music: Ketsa – Up Down

Episode 37- Velvet Glove Post-Mortem

In our first ever post-mortem, David and Shaun from Role Playing Public Radio and Ethan from Technical Difficulties sit down with us to discuss their thoughts and experiences playing Velvet Glove. We talk about the mini-campaign, The Lethal Lolitas, and provide our overall impression of the system.

Actual Play – Velvet Glove – EP 3 Blondie

“You Can’t Spell Blondie Without Die.”

It’s the day of the big dance and the Lethal Lolitas have a mystery to solve.  Can the gang solve it in time for the dance?  Will they have what it takes to take on the Vermin on in a street fight?  Stay tuned for this exciting conclusion of Velvet Glove.

Ian – GM

David – Tobi Cole  – Maniac. Tough as nails enforcer with a heart of gold and a body count.

Shaun – Kimmy Ku – Newbie.   . Sweet protogoth girl on the outside- horrible monster on the inside.

Adam – Jordan Riggs – Stoner. Tomboy with a soft side that could give you a contact buzz. 

Actual Play- Velvet Glove – Episode 2 – Another Brick In The Wall

A war is brewing and the Lethal Lolitas need all the help they can to stop the Vermin from taking control of the city. Desperate time call for desperate measures, which probably explains while the Lolitas seek the aid of the chess team to pass the big upcoming exam. But life isn’t just about pocket protectors and protractors, the Lolitas also must seek aid from the toughest gang in the city, the 18th Street Demons.  

Ian – GM
David – Tobi Cole  – Maniac. Tough as nails enforcer with a heart of gold and a body count.
Shaun – Kimmy Ku – Newbie.   . Sweet protogoth girl on the outside- horrible monster on the inside.  
Adam – Jordan Riggs – Stoner. Tomboy with a soft side that could give you a contact buzz. 

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

jingle all-mart
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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