Actual Play – TimeWatch – Recruiting Call – Episode 1

After receiving information about a time anomaly in 1942 Nazi Germany, TimeWatch agents arrive to find a time traveling Nazi that swears they have ruined his life.  The funny thing is that hasn’t happened ‘yet’.  Tune into to find out how agents Rick Baker and Albert wreck this Nazi’s past?  Future?  Time travel is tricky.

 

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

 

Ethan    – Albert                  –Former Russian spy / Silverback gorilla.

Actual Play – Delta Green – Love’s Lonely Children Pt. 2

As the search for Kathy Hammond’s murderer continues, DG friendlies have reason to believe that Kathy’s murder may not have been a crime of opportunity.

Warning: The scenario deals with mature content (sexual violence). Listener discretion is advised.

Patrick – Gayle Pershing (Charonic) – Dark Web entrepreneur of murder memorabilia.
Noah – Nathan Massey – Cat burglar
Aaron – William Cooper – Pawnshop owner / fence
Jeremy – Daven Kershner – Needed rolling papers.  Smoked pages from a mythos tome.  Gained enlightenment.  Truly a story as old as time itself.

Love’s Lonely Children was written by Richard Watts and appears in The Stars Are Right.

Actual Play – Delta Green – Love’s Lonely Children Pt. 1

The gruesome death of a prostitute in Cleveland prompts Delta Green to activate a ragtag group of friendlies in the area to investigate.

Warning: The scenario deals with mature content (sexual violence). Listener discretion is advised.

Patrick – Gayle Pershing (Charonic) – Dark Web entrepreneur of murder memorabilia.
Noah – Nathan Massey – Cat burglar
Aaron – William Cooper – Pawnshop owner / fence

Love’s Lonely Children was written by Richard Watts and appears in The Stars Are Right.

Episode 28: Delta Green Scenario Creation

We just recently received our copies of the new Delta Green Handler’s Guide and just had to talk about Delta Green.  Join Aaron, Patrick, and Adam as they discuss different ways to create a memorable night at the opera.

Warning: We discuss violence to children

Areas of Discussion:  Delta Green, Finding Inspiration in the Headlines, When Not To / A Bridge too Far

The following articles / videos were referenced in this podcast:

Be sure to swing by Arc Dream Publishing to order your hardback copy of Delta Green: Handler’s Guide today.

Episode 27- Atypical Scenarios

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before; you meet in a tavern…. Today on the Roleplaying Exchange we discuss atypical ways to play tabletop games.

 

Areas of Discussion: Typical vs. Atypical scenarios, what makes a scenario atypical, framing, player by-in, Prey, Bat Man Arkham City, Far Cry 5, Confused Bi-Product of a Misinformed Culture

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Actual Play – Call of Cthulhu – The Derelict

The icy waters of the North Atlantic hold many secrets. One such secret is about to be discovered …

Despite the concerns and worries of life, a final voyage is being made on the luxury yacht, Delilah, taking the vessel from America to its new owner in England. What promises to be a pleasureable journey across the ocean waves descends into a desperate struggle for survival.

Aaron  – Daniel – Former Cop

Adam – Dennis – Private Security Contractor

Chris – Charles – Author

Kyle – Matthew – Athlete, Diver

Geoff – The Cold Uncaring Void

Episode 23: Unknown Armies

Unknown Armies is “An occult game about broken people conspiring to fix the world.” Need more?  Well you’re in luck, the broken people over at the Roleplaying Exchange are here to help.  In this episode, we explore the setting and mechanics of Unknown Armies.

Areas of Discussion: Unknown Armies, The Cat Lady, Warriors, Flavortown, Statosphere

 

Actual Play: Fiasco – Innsmouthsburg

 

The sleepy little town of Innsmouth is under attack by a dark force, something that has plagued humanity for years, targeting the hungry and poor: gentrification. Artists, socialites, and tastemakers are flocking to the seaside village, flooding the street with fixie bicycles and artisan coffee shops. But little do these hipsters know, something older resides in Innsmouthsburg, and the call haunts the dreams of the long-time residents. Everyone has an agenda, and that can only lead to… a Fiasco.

Sean – Phillip Ward

Aaron – Gus West

Darth – Scylla Marsh

Chris – William Carter

Adam –  Lewis Ward

Actual Play: Delta Green – Operation: PELAGIC

 

 

A group of federal employees with special clearance are scrambled to Crofton, Maryland, as the Program comes to fear infiltration by a non-human lineage. The body of William Garrett, NSA analyst and Delta Green friendly, has been discovered in his townhouse. Garrett’s cadaver appears to have been partially transformed into a reptilian, or possibly aquatic, hominid monstrosity. Have the Program’s efforts to track and sever the Innsmouth bloodlines been in vain? What killed William Garrett, and how? Operation PELAGIC has been activated at short notice to plunge into murkier depths than anyone could possibly expect in this original scenario.
Note:
Some of the material Patrick was quoting in this episode “Intelligences” which can be found in Dennis Detwiller’s Tales from Failed Anatomies.

Detwiller, Dennis. Delta Green: Tales from Failed Anatomies. Chelsea, AL: Arc Dream Publishing, 2014. Print.
(MLA citation, because we are that professional)

Episode 16: Using Improvisation In Your Table Top Games

Adam, Noah, Chris and RPX actual player Aaron discuss their experiences using improvisation techniques to shape their role-playing games.

 

Areas of discussion: Improvisation, Player Vs. GM Improvisation, Stocking Your GM Toolbox, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nier: Automata, Yakuza 0,

 

Please check out Noah’s new podcast based of the CW’s Riverdale, Blood Money, Maple Syrup.