Rust Hulks (Session 1)
Rich Rogers runs for Cody Eastlick, Jamila R. Nedjadi, Michael G. Barford, and Steven Watkins
The crew of the Smoky Bantha take a risky job on Eliad for lots of credits. Then, they run into some serious trouble on the way with some scavenging Rodians on the Oonya Goonta.
Brindlewood Bay (Session 1)
Lowell Francis runs for Dan Brown, Sabine V., Scot Ryder, and Will H
The Maven's reading group is interrupted by a plea from the local sheriff to help with a watery death. They investigate following a trail of clues, but a dark shadow hangs behind the scene whispering of the weird.
Checkpoint Midnight: Waltz of Treachery (Season 1, Session 1 of 4)
Alexi S. runs for Chris Sellers, Leandro Pondoc, and Puckett
In the first session of a new quarterly, we meet the operatives of Checkpoint Midnight: Jack Hardesty, the Unburied Fragment rebuilt into a vengeful revenant; Emilie Landau, the Favored Dodger trusting to her supernatural luck to run schemes all over town; and Ashleigh, the Constructed Manikin fascinated by human mutability. Then we pick up with them in the midst of a mission gone pear-shaped!
The Bat Hack (Session 1)
Rich Rogers runs for Jesse A., Jesse Larimer, Lara Boerth-Dryden, and Puckett
The minor league baseball team of the Goblins take on their rivals the Rifton Dog Boys...this one's going to extra innings!
Gauntlet Comics Summer Crossover
Masters of Umdaar: Fragments of Futures Past (Session 1 of 5)
Chris Newton runs for Jo Zantek, Lara Boerth-Dryden, Puckett, and Steven S.
The players tell us all about their Archaeonauts, their previous misadventures with some of the Masters, and what artifacts they have heard of connected to the lost hero of New Gauntlet City's past that might just help them save its past and future both!
Checkpoint Midnight: Vienna 1948 (Session 1 of 4)
Alun R. runs for Jim Likes Games, Max Kämmerer, and Will Munn
In this playtest series of Alexi Sargeant's game in development... Chaz the Piper, Nico the Vedma, and Pearl the Golem are tracking a Soviet official with a briefcase they have been told to 'liberate'. Then there's a crowd, four men in a jeep, and children in need of protection...and an unexploded bomb...
Spire: Shadow Operations: The Last Train
Leandro Pondoc runs for Bodhi, Jon Grim, and Paul Rivers
Deep within the Vermissian Network, the failed supernatural subway that sprawls throughout the Spire, lies the Last Train - the only locomotive capable of traversing its nonsensical tunnels. The Ministry of Our Hidden Mistress has sent forth a cell comprising of a rabble-rousing pamphleteer, a cigarette-toting bound warrior and a confident Vermissian Sage to acquire the Last Train for its purposes.
Masks: Neighbourhood (Issue 3)
David Walker runs for Gerwyn Walters, Lara Boerth-Dryden, Pawel S., and Will H
Most Wanted - In the dead days between Christmas and New Year cracks begin to show in the unity of the Gridlock Guardians. Community superhero Dynamic signs a deal with Killgrave and fires his producer. Oriflamme comes up with a cunning plan that brings Nox's sister into danger and Quiver steps up to lead the team in a dramatic showdown with the White Rabbit. All whilst Captain Bilngsby is on the hunt for Nox - accused of the abduction of her alter ego.
Balikbayan: Taking Back Earth (Session 1)
Jamila R. Nedjadi runs for Gerrit Reininghaus, Max Kämmerer, SalamanderJames, and Will
We generate our characters, city, and setting! It was so much fun leaning into the gritty and nuanced aspects of the Noir in Cyberpunk.
Beyond the Wall
Robbie Boerth runs for David L., Jason, Jason Zanes, and Keith Stetson
A Young Woodsman, the Lord's Secret, the Witch's Prentice, and the Heir to a Legend discover a number of strange events leading them to investigate the site of meteorite that has fallen from the sky. They don't seem to be listening to a strange scholar who has just returned from the northern woods and who is warning them of terrors that are best left alone.
Ultraviolet Grasslands Season 5: Beyond Moon River (Session 1 of 3)
Horst Wurst runs for Abe Lincoln Jr., Chris Thompson, and Puckett
Poison'd (Session 1 of 3)
Donogh runs for Josh H, Sabine V., and Steven S.
Brimstone Jack, the captain of the infamous pirate ship Dagger is dead! Poisoned by the cook Tom Reed who is now sprawled on the deck. He proclaims that the Royal Navy ship The Resolute is under sail now and Captain Rutherford means to hang them all! Jackson, a common sailor, takes command, despite the misgivings of some, and James, the carpenter, becomes Quartermaster - all the better to eke every last doubloon into his secret coffers - part of the deal to propel Jackson into the captain's cabin! Jonathan Coldwell, the surgeon, has more than misgivings though, but will he stab Jackson in the back during their attack on the merchant ship Queen Anne? Which itself is a trap for the Dagger...
Power Beyond Doubt: Threshold (Issue 1)
David Walker runs for Alun R., David Morrison, Donogh, and Jim Likes Games
Bower Beyond Doubt (formerly Project Lycra) is a Powered by the Apocalypse RPG where you play grown-up superheroes. In this AP we take the time to explain how to build characters and build our world. Welcome to Golden Bay City, a west coast melting pot of life from this world and others. Twenty years ago a spaceship popped out of orbit and bounced off the golden gateway bridge - shortly after space folded and the bridge suddenly opened out into a cosmic cavalcade of light and mankind saw the cosmos!
Apocalypse Keys: The Red Aswang (Session 2)
Jamila R. Nedjadi runs for Alex Guerrero, Alexi S., and Leah Libresco Sargeant
Our monsters from the DIVISION face what threatens our sleepy art college in the middle of nowhere in Los Baños. Our psychic Armant puts together a bold theory, Tufan gives in to the power within, and Cossidae has to deal with a very awkward romantic situation... (Note: session is split into two videos.)
Get Ready 2 Rock (Session 1)
Stentor Danielson runs for Joel N., Lara Boerth-Dryden, and Lowell Francis
The New Preachers of Pandemonium are getting ready to play a benefit concert for an organization getting kids involved in math and science, but their rivals -- who have been sampling their songs -- are also on the docket.
Night's Dark Operators: The Scent of Blood (Session 1 of 4)
Alun R. runs for Bodhi, Josh H, Puckett, and Sabine V.
We meet the team committed to taking down the international Vampire Conspiracy as they pursue a lead to a human trafficking hub run by the Lisky Bratva. Dmitri the Analyst and Charles the Black Bagger collect valuable intel, while Mia the Sparks maps all the entries and exits. Meanwhile, Dylan the Cuckoo gets a job interview...then there's an old and unwelcome face, a ghoul, and a bottling plant...all in a day's work for a group of operators like these...
Masks: Arcane (Issue 4)
David Walker runs for David Morrison, Leandro Pondoc, and Sabine V.
Nail in the Coffin - When Rick and the Sinister Kids go to the Cathedral to question Mr Czin they find something strange waiting for them and the fight of their life with the deadly Merry Andrew.
Révolution: Dark Rituals and Robespierre (Session 1 of 4)
Sam Zimmerman runs for Richard Moser, Robbie Boerth, and Steven S.
In a city stricken by years of civil unrest, political revolution, and terror, a great darkness has emerged to consume the last remaining hope the citizens of Paris still possess. A vile miasma has destroyed a quarter of the city; killing everyone it comes into contact with. Will we save the people of Paris and drive back the darkness, or will our greed and lust for power spell doom for all of France? This is our session zero, where we build our characters, develop the political and physical landscape of Paris, and define our starting state. We have about 1 hour of "character test drive" at the end to get used to the system but the real role-playing will start up next week.
Brindlewood Bay: Murder Mavens Season 2 (Session 4)
Jamila R. Nedjadi runs for Puckett, Richard Moser, Sherri, and Steven S.
We start a mystery by David Morrison, the The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soulless! Our Mavens are invited to Snowdrop House to meet up with an old friend, but something goes terribly wrong...
Mage: Powered by the Dark (Session 2)
Lowell Francis runs for David Jay, Jesse Larimer, and Tyler Lominack
The mages enter into the Crucible to discover a chantry thrown outside of time, now returned to this world. But their exploration's cut short when a strikingly familiar Hit Mark shows up.
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