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
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
Brenda Simmons wasn’t near her twin daughters when the crash happened. One daughter eventually made it out of the loss and the other was lost. Taking a job from Trouble Trackers…again, Freelance will journey to the clinic where Mrs. Simmon’s lost daughter was last seen and out her to rest.
Greg – NRG – A hustling mechanic with a husband, an adopted son, a cute dog, and crippling debt. (He/Him) David – Longshot – A dispossessed Canadian that hasn’t let the apocalypse ruin his good nature…even if he has to kill you. (He/Him) Ian – Tora – A samurai wannabe who may be more than she appears. (She/Her) Chris – Allensworth – A combat medic who has gunned two ways. (He / Him)
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.
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.
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.
A group of Freelance has been hired by Zephyr’s Bounty. Their leader wants them to go to a maker space in suburban Minneapolis to get his personal 3D printer and anything else they can get their hands on. Being so close to the city, can they get there safe and get their bounty?
Aaron M. – Munchkin – Child soldier archetype. Yeah, we’re surprised she’s lasted this long too.
Chris – Iditarod – A dog trainer burned by the last movie they worked on and trying to buy their way back into the industry.
David – Longshot – A dispossessed Canadian that hasn’t let the apocalypse ruin his good nature…even if he has to kill you.
Ethan F. – Hard Luck – A gambler who never knew when to hold or fold ’em scrapping by in the Loss.
Sean F. – Stitches – A Black Math paramedic looking to spread his own gospel.