Rich Rogers runs for Aybars Yurdun, Blaise, Greg G., and Joshua Gilbreath
This was a stretch goal for the Gauntlet Codex Kickstarter, and wonderful fun!
Star Wars Saturday
Star Wars World (Session 1 of 4)
Rich Rogers runs for David Walker, Joe Zantek, Stephen, and Steven Watkins
A rebel cell makes a daring attempt to retrieve a deep cover spy and become involved in a plot to murder a Rebel asset on Tatooine.
Legacy: Life Among the Ruins (Session 1 of 5)
Lowell Francis runs for Ary Ramsey, Darren Brockes, Patrick Knowles, and Walter German
The first session of Legacy has the group developing their families, mapping out their world, and finally creating their focus characters.
Hearts of Wulin: Song of Sorrows (Session 1 of 4)
Lowell Francis runs for Chris Newton, Christo Meid, Joshua Gilbreath, and Peter Mazzeo
Fate draws characters together as a relic surfaces, calling out thieves and long-lost killers. When their paths cross, violence and deception hint at the true agendas beneath the surface.
Masks: A New Generation (Session 10)
Lowell Francis runs for Chris Newton, Jim Crocker, Michael G. Barford, Simon Landreville, and Steven desJardins
Sarah leads a newly reformed team in a victory against hockey-themed villains, but will this group survive with the many shadows at its heart?
Monster of the Week: Precinct 13 (Session 4 of 4)
Jim Crocker runs for Bethany H., Rich Rogers, Tara, and Tom F.
The characters dial in on the Phone Phreak and track down the vampire infestation at the Artery Night Club.
Demigods (Session 1 of 4)
Rich Rogers runs for Alexi S., David Jay, Dr. Jason Cox, and Sherri
Gauntlet Comics takes a trip into the world of Demigods PbtA, from creator Jason Mills, and our demigods have a little trouble with a Minotaur.
Gauntlet League Wrestling
World Wide Wrestling: Gauntlet League Wrestling Developmental League: On The Road (Session 1 of 4)
Tyler Lominack runs for Gerwyn Walters, Greg G., Paul Spraget, Ryan M., and Sawyer Rankin
The promotion leaves home with high hopes and a few tears. First stop, a BBQ Shack in Ala-Damn-Bama. Danger Dan and Mr Monet engage in the class struggle, "The Vegan Assassin" and Proctor Sparkz fire up the joint (and batter their bodies), and Big Texas takes on all comers in tug of war. Also, watch a GM lose complete track of time. "If you want to be the man, you gotta beat the man. Whooo!"
The Sword, The Crown, & The Unspeakable Power (Session 1 of 5)
Darren Brockes runs for Ben Swinden, Fraser Simons, Klint Finley, and Sarah J.
We meet Dusk, Goshawk, Songbird and Phaedra during the Eclipse Festival, when the three suns above the port city Carnation all align. Dusk makes a deal with their enemy, Songbird seduces an alliance, Goshawk steps out of the shadows and Phaedra starts to weave a web that could spell doom for Carnation and beyond.
Stephanie Bryant runs for Erick, Kevin Marshall, Lowell Francis, and VC
A session of Jinkies!, on Kickstarter now!
The Watch (Session 1 of 4)
David Morrison runs for Bethany H., Donogh, and Sławomir Wójcik
A fort and supply waystation is assaulted by the forces of the Shadow. Brave members of The Watch must rally to its defence, though the opposition is all but overwhelming. Corporal Athoc whips the new recruits into shape, Warden Jorun proves a better warrior than soldier, and Initiate Tovy loses a friend and maybe more to the Shadow.
Monster of the Week: Dresdenverse
Blake Ryan runs for Pawel S., Rich Rogers, and Steven Watkins
Apocalypse World: Lost Vegas (Session 1 of 5)
Sawyer Rankin runs for Greg G., Peter Mazzeo, and Sydney
We enter the crags of Lost Vegas, a delicate rhinestone in a dying desert of dust and decay. Today we encounter the start of our merry crew of North 93, the colorful Big Poppa, and the short lived venture of Sister Filter who has a wonderful harvest planned. We lose a Guardian of the Source and gain abstract plans. Will violence end up solving this?
Hearts of Wulin: Monkey in the Scarlet Court (Session 1 of 5)
Gerwyn Walters runs for Alun R., Ludovico Alves, Paul Rivers, and Sabine V.
In the heart of the Imperial city tensions flare between a Princess, her betrothed, and the man she loves. Meanwhile, a dying man asks his only friend for help. All the while a spymaster watches on like a spider in the middle of its web. Elsewhere a daughter requests a stepmother's aid, but does her young stepmother intend to help or harm the young royal? The perfect unity of the land falls apart, and our actors move like agents of change in a sea of chaos. Truly, like a Monkey in the Scarlet Court.
Spire: The Kings of Silver (Session 9 of 12)
Darren Brockes runs for Fraser Simons, Paul K, Peter Mazzeo, and Rich Rogers
Altrium and Yvette are teamed up with new cell members Magritte and Pollax, who all promptly go to the bar. Altrium wins some influence with bloody knuckles and the air remains quivering between Bastillo and Yvette. Then, a favor is asked at a dire cost and a bet is made for Pollax's face. Yes, his face.
Psi*Run (Session 1 of 2)
Donogh runs for Eike K., Leandro Pondoc, and Pawel S.
Bill, December, and Jack run from the ruined chopper, Spencer Corp hot on their heels. The dragnet of Hemsworths draws ever closer and their inadvertent encounter with Dr. Sharpe raises even more questions than it answers. Their stories all converge at the local stadium, where December's tragic tale affects everyone.
Rhapsody of Blood (Session 1 of 4)
Fernando "Dolan" Dolande runs for Owen Thompson, Pat P., and Sawyer Rankin
A band of heroes rally to fight the ancient Black Jarl and break his bond with the Obsidian Throne. As the castle fades away from reality, one of their own returns to claim the throne as her own. 100 years later, The Brood, The Scales, and The Wandering Book reunite in the ancestral forest to choose a new band of heroes. A new fellowship. Meanwhile, near the city of Changsha in China, the castle resurfaces yet again as its new regent looks down upon a world ripe for the taking.
Itras By: Dreams of Revolution (Session 1 of 4)
Mikael Tysvær runs for David Walker, Horst Wurst, and Tina T.
A strange cast of Itras eccentrics find themselves at the heart of a monkey revolution and strange dream thievery.
World Wide Wrestling: LAWW (Ladies All World Wrestling) (Session 1 of 5)
Sawyer Rankin runs for David Rothfeder, Joe Zantek, Ryan M., Sarah J., and Scott
We set up a fragile, telenovela-tied promotion that is competing on Hulu to be a real women's wrestling league. We set up this tied-up mess, and the promotional match ends a feud right off the bat!
Bat Hack: All-American Girls (Session 2 of 2)
Jim Crocker runs for Barry, Bethany H., Catherine Ramen, and Jesse A.
The team heads to Detroit to try and avenge the shellacking they took in Gauntlet City!
Dark Designs in Krevborna: Hexmoon Sabbath (Session 1 of 4)
Richard Ruane runs for Alejandro, Phillip Wessels, and Ren Neuhoff
Bringing together Codex Emerald's "Dark Designs in Verdigris" with Jack Shear's Krevborna. Stowed away on a pirate ship outside Piskaro, the crew runs into an old acquaintance, fights dirty, and goes to work for the captain. After a few impious nights up river in Chancel, they head into the mountains to find the relics that their old friend stole from their new employer.
Monster of the Week: Blues From a Gun (Session 1 of 3)
Gene A. runs for Agatha, Chris Newton, Eduardo L., and Peter Mazzeo
Mardi Gras in the Big Easy. Rhys has a vision and follows a mysterious man. Agent Cade follows a parade route. Miles has a nose-bleed and lifts a manhole cover. Edwin sees dream-eater syndrome for the first time in the flesh.
Worlds of Adventure: Lost Mine of Phandelver (Session 1 of 4)
Darren Brockes runs for Alex, Brett WH, Jeremy Strandberg, and Michael Esperum
Sturm, Elarah, Zaine and Dorn take a simple escort job…and then goblins (try) to ambush them. This session features a druid transforming into a salmon to swim upstream.
Masks: Phoenix Academy (Session 1 of 4)
Rory runs for Blaine, Joe Zantek, John Campbell, and Leandro Pondoc
First session includes setting and character creation and one action scene to kick off things.
Masks: Agents of A.E.G.I.S (Session 1 of 4)
Leandro Pondoc runs for Asher S., David Morrison, Michael Mendoza, and Rob Ruthven
We meet characters new and returning, now brought together as a newly-minted Sirius Team, the next generation in A.E.G.I.S's never-ending mission to protect the world. Can the playful Glorious Gekko, the happy-go-lucky Spectre, the doom-ladened Everlass be led effectively by the veteran L0K1?
The Pool Variations: A Tale of Magical Healing (Session 1 of 4)
Robbie Boerth runs for Crom, Fernando "Dolan" Dolande, and Stentor Danielson
The inhabitants of a tightly knit village muster the heroic courage to plunge into a magical forest. They find a lost boy, make contact with mysterious creatures made of wood, and bring healing with powerful fire and earth magic. We are using the rules of James V. West's "The Pool."
Vigor: Whispers of an Old Name (Session 1 of 4)
Jake runs for Chris Krueger, Crom, Jason Cordova, and Sawyer Rankin
Building the Threads - The Table works together to build setting, story, and character Threads in a session zero of Vigor: Beta. A tale begins to emerge of an enclave of Archivists, the youngest of whom must interface with an ancient computer to preserve a society's past and help direct their future. But what happens when the computer begins to speak back?
Sorcerer: Theme Park Empires (Session 0)
Robbie Boerth runs for Alejandro, Jenny W., and Walter German
"Demons are social media junkies" and "The Most Magical Place on Earth: Orlando's Theme Park Empires": Those are the two anchoring statements used as we launched into our character creation and world building of a game that dares to ask "How far are you really willing to go to get what you want?"
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