MoonPunks (Session 1)
Rich Rogers runs for Francisco Olivera, Steven Watkins, and Will H
A Politician, a Techie, and an Enforcer find out someone's gunning for Punks with Lunch, a group who give food to the homeless and poor on Wothe, the moon of Belthu where they all live and work.
Dungeon World: The Gloom III
Blake Ryan runs for Adam, Jeremy, and Will H
Ghoulfriends and Owlbear Dances.
Tales from the Low Cantrefs: A Winter's Journey (Session 1 of 4)
David Morrison runs for Anders, Leah Libresco Sargeant, and Sabine V.
(With separate introduction video!) In this first session we are introduced to the coastal village of Sindle, nestled between sea, mountains and woods, and some of its young inhabitants. Laurel the Bell, the eldest daughter of a well-to-do family of weavers who has the trust of her elders, if not the respect of her younger siblings. Her cousin, Cari the Loom, daughter of the village tanner, who is the recipient of visions from the future and a frequent visitor of the shrine to the Great Trees. And Gryf the Blade, a young man who dreams of fighting dragons as he helps support his mother, an incomer to the village, and definitely doesn't have feelings for Laurel. The trio venture into the snowbound woods in search of Arthur the Goat, but may be stepping into the jaws of disaster...
Against the Dark Conspiracy (Session 1 of 3)
Alun R. runs for Brandon Brylawski, Daniel Westheide, Danielle B., and Leandro Pondoc
Nadine (the former German Government Hacker) gets a tip-off relating to the loss of her agent husband in Romania, which sees her joining Victoria (the former MI6 Handler), 'Minder 2' (also former MI6 and with access to a sniper rifle...), and Matthew (the ex-CIA Provocateur of Romanian heritage) on Hampstead Heath for a meeting with 'Jane'. There's some disappearances, a low rent West End '80s-themed night club with an unusual link to a homlessness charity, and a fat bloke in a white suit and gold chain heading for the toilet...then...a surprisingly slim bloke in a white suit emerging from the toilets, chaos on the dance floor, a trapped office door, and a Conspiracy pseudo-scientist who isn't quite the push-over he appeared to be...
Pasión de las Pasiones: The Night Floors (Session 1 of 2)
Shane runs for Abe Lincoln Jr., Kyle H., Sabine V., and Will H
Anselmo, Roberta, Bobby and Margarita investigate the disappearance of a promising young artist in a strange building with a sinister history - but will their secrets, passions and resentments undo them before they can uncover the horrors of the Night Floors?
David Walker runs for David Morrison, Leandro Pondoc, and Robbie Boerth
Upon the Rock of Brall we meet three very different adventurers are given the chance to aid the rapscallion Blue Rose in their plan to steal a Spelljamming ship from the very Iron Lords themselves.
Free from the Yoke: Firebird Suite (Session 3)
Lowell Francis runs for Alexi S., Bryan, David Jay, and Scot Ryder
Have wrung victory from the Red Forest, the families turn to pushing forward their own agendas, some of which align with the Arbiter's desire for an aqueduct.
Night's Black Agents: Underworld Promises (Session 6)
Lowell Francis runs for Alun R., Paul Rivers, Pawel S., and Will H
A search of the bombed out lab leads deeper into the web of conspiracy and betrayal where they discover the outline of the vampires' horrific researches.
Last Fleet (Session 3)
Jim Likes Games runs for Bethany H., Brandon Brylawski, Joe, and Lowell Francis
This is the third episode of a planned dozen eleven ten-episode 'quarterly' run of Last Fleet, a tabletop RPG of humanity's flight from an implacable alien adversary intent on wiping them out. In this episode, wee meet a new PC, Cosmo recovers, and a couple of Breaking Points. NOTE: we took a couple of weeks off so that I could move (in a blizzard during a pandemic!), so this is a shorter episode than usual because we did some catch-up and on-boarding for our new PC.
Alien: Destroyer of Worlds (Session 6 of 6)
Jon Grim runs for Jason Zanes, Mark, and Matthew Arcilla
Our finale! The marines race to restart the fusion reactor and get the space elevator working, but dangers are around every corner. Shocking discoveries keep everyone on edge, and some well deserved retribution is dished out via a barrage of grenades.
Polaris: Chivalric Tragedy at the Utmost North (Session 3)
Robbie Boerth facilitates for Brandon Brylawski and Kieron
Tragic doom tightens its grip on our knights, and the Prince of the South seems to be the key to their unfolding destiny. Andromeda has chosen to betray the leader of her order; Acamar finds his lover's corpse in a rescue attempt gone bad; and Heka discovers that her demon-groom has adopted a more insidious attack aimed at those she loves.
Against the Dark Conspiracy (Session 2 of 3)
Alun R. runs for Brandon Brylawski, Daniel Westheide, and Danielle B.
Nadine (the German Hacker) digs up some dirt on the captured Dr Markov while 'Two' (the British Scalp Hunter) softens him up. Together they give Matthew (the American Provocateur) the leverage he needs to get solid leads that take the team to Berlin. There they investigate Dr. Markov's charity, discover there's something going on in the basement of a nondescript suburban office building, and plan the Operation...then there's a subterranean 'hospital', 'unusual' treatment regimes, and...Ghouls.
ALIEN: The Ruin (Session 1 of 4)
Jason Zanes runs for Alun R., Paul Rivers, and Will H
In this off-calendar game featuring Gauntlet players, ex-marine officer Darius gets the gang back together to save humanity. Synthetic person Noah is separated from the others and makes a new friend. Former ship captain Bryant talks with an android and agrees to carry its head around in his bag.
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