After defeating the evil forces of King Kroc, the inhabitants of Cusinica finally know peace. In an effort keep its citizens from becoming too complacent, the Council of the Nations started a contest in search of a new age of champions. Having seen enough bloodshed, it was determined that this generations champions would be culinary masters.
Welcome to Orichalcum Chef.
Greg – GM
Chris – Hefeweizen – The Chef de Cuisine
Noah – Saison – The Butcher
Patrick – Stout – The Sous Chef
Vince – Prairie – The Presenter
Orichalcum Chef is a game by Technical Difficulties’ Greg. As of the date of this posting, Orichalcum Chef is currently in the alpha phase of development. For more Orichalcum Chef, be sure to check out our friends over at the Technical Difficulties Gaming Podcast.
In the distant future, three mech pilots find themselves entangled in political intrigue. The Adamic Symphony, a border system to the hegemonic Union, is embroiled in civil war over the prospect of becoming a Union client-state. The Union’s ambassador attaches three members of her security detail to a Symphonic squadron to build relationships – but is there more going on under the surface?
In preparation for an upcoming Band of Blades campaign, Joe and Patrick join Adam to discuss how to run a Forged in The Dark game. In our discussion, we explore the mechanical differences between Blades in The Dark and Band of Blades.
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
Note: The audio quality is a bit rough on this recording. Also, if you enjoyed the scenario you can find it here.
Statements from the Usher Foundation, an offshoot of their British analogue, the Magnus Archives. Statements recorded:
Case # 113237- Statement of Madeline Tyne, concerning a surgical procedure and an impossible labyrinth. Statement given June 27th, 1997. Statement recorded by Christopher Vandermeer, archival assistant Many thanks to Dr. Jim Naples from Beth Israel deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical Center, for his input and access to some of his articles.
Case # 930822 Statement of Michael Staine, concerning a road trip and a long road. Statement given January 9. Statement taken by Patrick Ligotti, Archivist .
Special thanks to Dr. Jim Naples for his medical advice on vestibular surgery.
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.
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.
When a publicly disgraced mother turns to the program with claims of both military service and knowledge of Delta Green, neither of which are documented, agents are tasked with investigating the validity of her claims.