Actual Play – Pulp Cthulhu – The Two-Headed Serpent – EP 1

As the Chaco War rages on between Bolivia and Paraguay a group of adventurers employed by the Caduceus Foundation escort a caravan of nurses, doctors, and much needed medical supplies to civilians caught up in the war. Deep in the jungle of Gran Chaco the party will see the horrors of war and something much worse.

Adam – Eustace Hardin – Former Pentecostal missionary still doing the good lord’s work. 
D –  Roderick Heath – Hard-boiled detective with prior experience with the explainable.
Laura – Irene Hopp – Cultural anthropology professor at NYU on sabbatical ..with her guns.

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

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

Episode 38 – Origins 2019 Wrap-up

While Origins 2019 is quickly becoming a distant memory, you too can recreate this magical experience. First, have four great days of fun playing board games and tabletop RPGs. Next, get a star-studded cast of special guests such as Role Palying Public Radio’s  Ross Payton, Ethan and Greg from Technical Difficulties, and Birk – podcast mercenary.  Lastly, lock yourself up in a frigid conference room. If none are available, you might be able to record at Mt. Everest’s base camp.

In this wrap-up we will be discussing the variety all the all games we played as well as giving you a sneak peek at some of the newer games that were demoing at Origins.

Actual Play- Trail of Cthulhu – Not so Quiet

Bullet-ridden, bruised and bloody, the Investigators, soldiers and nurses in the Great War, are brought from the fontline to Military Hospital Number Five. Haggard staff make their rounds, the doctors experiment after dark with electro-shock therapy, gaunt nurses give unlabelled and unknown drugs. Patients are dying by the dozen when they once seemed to be on the road to recovery. Something is wrong.    
Daniel – Francis Patterson (he/him) – Doctor & temporary Captain with the RAMC.
Jen – Evelyn Ryce (she/her) – Nurse, 
Darth – Phillip Moose (he/him)- Definitely an American volunteer with the Canadian Armed Forces  

Not so Quiet is part of the Out of Time anthology available at Pelgrane Press.

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 – Eclipse Phase – Acrimony EP 2

As Firewall agents track Chi down to her last know location, they find themselves pitted against a new threat.  A shadowy group know as the Confessors have been seen lurking around the mine of Kongyùn, dragging miners off into its depths.

 Geoff – Amal – Brinker Security Specialist
Laura – Svafa –  Titanian Science Police Inspector
D – Chi –   Mindhacker / Social Networker