Actual Play – The Sprawl – S2 City at War – Ep 10

The neo-noir cyber chickens have come home to roost. The walls are closing in fast on the crew. After their daring assaults sparked an all-out secret corporate war, they find themselves trapped squarely in the crosshairs of vengeful megacorp overlords. Meanwhile, someone has put a price on Craig’s head – and they are willing to go through his family to get him.

GM – Joe
Adam – Banshee
Brownie – Watch
Chris – Craig Sirota
David – Elena Lobacheva
Jeremy – Julian Black

Actual Play – The Sprawl -Los Ligeros Ep 3

The crew is on SyGen’s radar, and as a result work is scarce due to the possibility that the groups’ history could compromise any potential job. Nethertheless, there is still one job they can take. Miss Lee, a fixer they have worked with before, has hired the crew to intercept a Nanolink repossession team and acquire a specific limb. The complication is that Miss. Lee has ties to SyGen.

GM – Joe
Adam – Banshee
Chris – Craig Sirota
David – Elena Lobacheva

RPX Rollup – Ep 4 – Eclipse Phase 2nd Ed

Eclipse Phase is a captivating tabletop role-playing game that takes place in a near-future transhumanist setting. Set in the aftermath of a technological singularity, the game presents a world where humanity has transcended the limitations of the physical body through advancements in technology and artificial intelligence.

In Eclipse Phase, players immerse themselves in a post-apocalyptic society where Earth has been ravaged, and humanity’s remnants are scattered across the solar system. The game explores themes of identity, personal transformation, and the ethical implications of advanced technology. It delves into the intricate interplay between humans, artificial intelligence, and various transhuman factions.

In this Episode of RPX Rollup we delve into character creation using the new ruleset.  Whether you’re a seasoned transhumanist or new to the game, this episode will provide insights, tips, and entertaining discussions to enhance your Eclipse Phase gaming experience.

Character sheets and other resources

Music: “Holding Place”by Talk Over
Music provided by https://Slip.stream

Actual Play – The Sprawl – Los Ligeros Ep 2

In the shadowy realm of corporate espionage and cybernetic intrigue, our crew finds themselves in a brief respite following a high-stakes extraction mission. However, before they can fully recuperate, prior obligations thrusts them into a dangerous street race against the notorious Red Jackals.

GM – Joe

Adam – Banshee

Chris – Craig Sirota

David – Elena Lobacheva

RPX Rollup – EP 3 – Swords of the Serpentine

Welcome to this episode of RPX Rollup! Today, we’re delving into the world of Swords of the Serpentine, a thrilling swords and sandals role-playing game published by Pelgrane Press and written by Kevin Kulp and Emily Dresner. Set in a mysterious and ancient city called Eversink, players will explore the dangerous streets and canals, unraveling the city’s secrets while facing political intrigue, supernatural forces, and deadly enemies at every turn. 

Swords of the Serpentine uses the Gumshoe system, a unique role-playing system that emphasizes investigation and problem-solving. In this game, players won’t have to worry about missing out on important clues or information, as the system ensures that the necessary clues are always available to the players. With that in mind, we’ll be diving into character creation for Swords of the Serpentine. We’ll be selecting our characters’ professions, assigning ability points, and determining their allegiances. So, without further ado, grab a character sheet and let’s rollup some characters.

Music: The Sacrafice by TommyMutiu

Rollup Characters

Episode 63 – Post Gen Con 2023 Wrap-Up

The time has come when all tabletop gamers make their yearly pilgrimage to Indianapolis to attend Gen Con.  In this episode Adam, David, Jeremy, Joe, and Kristi discuss the Gen Con 2023 experiences.
Everyday Heroes: Modern-day D20 action game

Pasion De las Pasiones: PBTA telenovela

Swords of the Serpentine: Gumshoe swords and sandals

Brindlewood Bay: One-part Golden Girls, one-part Murder She Wrote PBTA

We Deal In Lead: Weird west adventure game

Orbital Blues: Lo-fi space western game

Into the Odd: surreal dystopian exploration rpg.

Gran Meccanismo: Clockpunk in Da Vinci’s Florence

Good Strong Hands: Play fantasy creatures in a world of beauty and loss

Gay Poems For Red States: The title says quite a lot. This is a collection of poems, just over a hundred pages of poetry. Some short, some long, all heartfelt. This collection was written by a friend of the podcast and the book is important to us for a variety of reasons.

Track: “Tinkering”
Music provided by https://Slip.stream

Episode 62 – Post Tremendicon 2023 Wrap-Up

Tremendicon, an innovative convention dedicated to creators, has successfully convened in Springfield, Missouri for the last two years. Setting itself apart from traditional gaming conventions, Tremendicon prioritizes the aspects of creation, education, and collaborative efforts. In the recent month of June, David had the privilege of serving as a judge during Springfield’s second annual Tremendicon event.

In this conversation, David and Brandon, the director overseeing Tremendicon‘s game design track, come together to share their personal insights from the event. They delve into their experiences at Tremendicon, shedding light on the immense value that such conventions bring to emerging game designers. Join us as they explore how these gatherings serve as a fertile ground for fostering growth, learning, and networking within the game design community.

In this conversation, David and Brandon, the director overseeing Tremendicon’s game design track, come together to share their personal insights from the event. They delve into their experiences at Tremendicon, shedding light on the immense value that such conventions bring to emerging game designers. Join us as they explore how these gatherings serve as a fertile ground for fostering growth, learning, and networking within the game design community.

RPX Rollup – Episode 2 – Aquelarre

Welcome to our second episode of RPX Rollup, the show where dive deep into the world of tabletop gaming. Today, we’ll be rolling up characters for Aquelarre, a dark and mysterious rpg game set in medieval Spain.

Aquelarre is a game that blends historical accuracy with elements of the supernatural and the occult. It’s a world where demons and witches roam the land, where the Inquisition is in full swing, and where the line between reality and myth is blurred.

Music: Monplaisir – Internet, the day when all humans will disappear

Links: Aquelarre RPG Book

Aquelarre Character Sheet

Actual Play – Delta Green – Emergency Procedures Pt. 2

Delta Green agents delve into the enigmatic demise of a reporter who assumed the guise of a homeless man, only to be found with another man’s heart in his chest. Their pursuit of the truth leads them to BH Plastic Surgery.

Nick – Handler
Adam – Timothy Riddle – US Air Force
Brownie – Jeff Anderson – Bio-Pharma Chemistry Intellectual Property Lawyer
Ian – Kenneth Bushard – FBI