Defy the Gods: playtest (Session 5 of 6)
Chris Sellers runs for Mairi, Marc Majcher, and Maxwell Lander
The adventurers returned to the city of Urud, intent on finding the people responsible for the death of Alara’s family. They visited the temple of Khifrit, the sun god, where Solon volunteered Zaal for a duel. This led the party to a secret room, where they heard disturbing news.
Trail of Cthulhu: Fearful Symmetries (Session 7)
Lowell Francis runs for Alun R., Paul Rivers, Sherri, and Will H
Our magicians search the grounds of Grey's manor in the aftermath of the killings--they discover a letter from the enigmatic E which reveal key details and find a paining with a hidden score. Before they burn the mansion down, they use their sleuthing skills to put together who did this--and where the Grey's daughter in, leading them to a local boarding school with a sinister secret.
Defy the Gods: Hearts Caught Between Glory and Doom (Session 3 of 4)
Chris Sellers runs for Elle, Jonathan, Madelancholy, Matthew Doughty, and Rae Nedjadi
Etienne receives a cryptic summons, and the adventurers go to meet it together. Circe engages in sorcerous healing, Estan and Kamil infiltrate a heavily fortified building, and Ampyx reaches at least halfway across the divide separating her from Etienne.
Apocalypse Keys: Til We Have Faces (Session 6)
Lowell Francis runs for Alun R., Anders, Paul Rivers, and Puckett
After the debrief for the Barcelona mission, the team wrestles with their persona agendas. Suriel pushes his plans forward and Eggther discovers that that they may not be the last. But a new mission interrupts and they're sent to Island Zero to look into the abyss and find out the fate of a missing kaiju and its teen pilot.
Apocalypse Keys: All the Bells on Earth (Session 6)
Lowell Francis runs for Cat Rambo, Jesse A., José Feito, and Steven Watkins
The team's debrief is a little more positive, or so it seems. They settle back into life at Chicago DIVISION HQ--from training to potlucks. But when Vane tries to return a book they discover a dangerous affliction affecting the base. Soon they are dispatched into the Parasitic Library to stop it before it can consume all of the organizations secrets...and more...
Defy the Gods: playtest (Session 6 of 6)
Chris Sellers runs for Mairi and Marc Majcher
Alara and Solon travel to Alara's home village, which is overrun by scorpion-people. In an attempt to keep them from attacking Urud, things get a little out of hand. Sometimes, to prevent the world from plunging into eternal night, you have to go to the Underworld with a giant scorpion heart. Watch what happens when players figure out where the game is broken and just push on that spot. It's so good. You can see their character keeper here, in its final form.
Mountain Home: From Fallen Halls (Session 7)
Lowell Francis runs for Ethan Harvey, Patrick Knowles, Sherri, and Tyler Lominack
The Founders look inward, dealing with tensions and sorrow within the community. With new rituals they draw the settlement together and into a era of a greater population and reach. New buildings and ceremonies mark this entrance into their third year, but a new issues rears its head in the form of a group of stranger dwarves and their settlement caravan.
Star Wars Saturday
Retrostar (Session 2)
Rich Rogers runs for Anders, Greg G., Sabine V., and Steven Watkins
The Disposable Humanitarians are sent to Canto Bight as roadies for the D'Roo Experience and run into a team member's dark past.
Masks (Session 5)
Rich Rogers runs for Cody Eastlick, Dr. Jason Cox, and Patrick Knowles
The Vanguards deal with a newly freed Agatha Harkness...in unexpected ways.
The Between: Stars and Suns (Session 1)
Madelancholy runs for Ben, Eirinar, and Jack
As we approach the endgame for my first-ever series (for any game) I want to start posting the wonderful work my players have done. I hope you'll follow our journey - their character arcs as well as my baby Keeper steps - and enjoy!
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