Episode 56 – Blue Planet: Recontact

Recently, game designer Jeff Barber, creator of Blue Plant and Upwind, stopped by to discuss his latest project currently Kickstarting, Blue Planet: Recontact.  During this interview Jeff talks about changes to the Blue Planet world and system, as well as the current Kickstarter campaign.

Blue Planet: Recontact’s Kickstarter campaign is currently underway.  

The Blue Planet: Recontact free quickstart guide is available on DriveThru.

Actual Play – Blue Planet: Recontact – A Day at the Beach

The crew of Red Sky Charters have recently been hired by Biogene executive Everett Whitegate III to lead him and his team on a weeklong survival/team building retreat in the outback of Poseidon. A thousand klicks away from civilization, everything appeared to be going fine, that is until the sabotage began.

Adam – Drew Latamir – Ex-Geo Pilot turned Poseidon pilot.

Brownie – Digger Jones – Mechanic, local guide

Chris – Maggie Merriweather – Geo Warden, Sylva hybrid

Joe – Phillip Sanchez – Local Guide, Insurgent Sympathizer

Blue Planet: Recontact’s Kickstarter campaign is currently underway.   We had a blast playing this and you will too.

The Blue Planet: Recontact free quickstart guide is available on DriveThru.

Actual Play – Call of Cthulhu – Reign of Terror – Episode 6

Following the advice of the Ghoul That Was Guillaume, the investigators sacrificed one of their own for a chance to strike down Citizen Rigault.  At the moment of the condemned investigator’s death at the guillotine, the madman will be vulnerable.   As the crowds gather about to witness the executions, the remaining investigators stage one final desperate act to save Paris.

Ian – Keeper

Adam – Michel Beaumains – Soldier

Ethan – Thierry Renault – Sergeant

Joe – Etienne Babin – Soldier

Vince – Joseph Hugel – Provisioner

Actual Play – Call of Cthulhu – Reign of Terror – EP 5

Pitted against an even greater threat to Paris and all of France in the form of Doctor now Citizen Rigault, the investigators decide to take the initiative.  If they hope to uncover some means to Rigault’s undoing, they must first venture into the lair of the madman.

Ian – Keeper

Adam – Michel Beaumains – Soldier

Ethan – Thierry Renault – Sergeant

Joe – Christophe Pressi – Soldier

Vince – Joseph Hugel – Provisioner

Actual Play – Call of Cthulhu – Reign of Terror – EP4

Paris, 1794.

It has been five years since the raid on Comte Fenalik’s manor, and a lot has changed in France.  The investigators find themselves once again working in the Paris catacombs where they will meet an even greater threat and an otherworldly ally.

Ian – Keeper

Adam – Michel Beaumains – Soldier

Ethan – Thierry Renault – Sergeant

Joe – Christophe Pressi – Soldier

Vince – Joseph Hugel – Provisioner

Actual Play – Call of Cthulhu – Reign of Terror – Ep 3

Despite a mistake or two being made, the investigators have acquired enough information to condemn the Comte Fenalik.  With orders direct from Captain Malon, the soldiers are to raid Comte Fenalik’s manor on the night of one of his infamous parties.  

Ian – Keeper

Adam – Michel Beaumains – Soldier

Ethan – Thierry Renault – Sergeant

Joe – Christophe Pressi – Soldier

Vince – Joseph Hugel – Provisioner

Episode 54 – Adding Nostalgia Into Your Games

Ahh our old logo….

It looks like we finally made it to 2021. While we are certainly hoping for a brighter future, we can’t help but be a tad bit nostalgic about distant past of our childhoods. In this episode, Adam, Chris, Crazon, David, and Ian discuss how to bring nostalgia into your games.

Talking Points: Nostalgia, Monsters and Other Childish Things, Little Fears, Kids on Bikes

Music: Unconscious by selfpity 

Actual Play – Call of Cthulhu – Reign of Terror – EP 1

June 2nd, 1789. As the stirrings of revolution take hold in Paris, a group of soldiers overseeing transportation of human remains from cemeteries are called away from their duty to investigate a murder.

Ian – Keeper

Adam – Michel Beaumains – Soldier

Ethan – Thierry Renault – Sergeant

Joe – Christophe Pressi – Soldier

Vince – Joseph Hugel – Provisioner

Actual Play – Delta Green – The Shallow Ones

Note: The following game is a spin-off game from our Ectozoic Park campaign.

Late Spring 1999/ Cave Run Lake, Kentucky. Following leads from an old company Project and it’s researcher’s notes, a Team was sent to investigate the national park. However, a week into their survey, the Team went missing. Now Cloutmann Chemicals and their Department of Environmental Concerns and Surveys have assembled another team to uncover what transpired near this artificial lake.

Adam – Brad Thompson – EPA Agent

Ian – Estevan Demon – Anthropologist / Ufologist.

Crazon – GM

Actual Play – Delta Green – Blacksat (2020)

Friend of the show Korie Khanyers invited me to join his group’s for a game of Delta Green Blacksat.  I’d played this scenario before, but Korie definitely brought something new to the table.  I’ve been looking forward to posting this game for a while. 

To learn more about Korie be sure to check out his Twitter @KorieKhanyers and on Instagram @Shaokhanyers.

Five astronauts and two specialist head up into space on a classified military operation to repair a secret spy satellite code-named BLACKSAT.  What first appeared to be a chance of a lifetime quickly escalates into introduction to otherworldly horror.

Korie – GM

Adam – Captain. Daniel Hamlet

Nick –  Major Dirk McMillian

Sarah – Doctor Deidra Turner

Red – Lt. Commander Lucy Belton