Bounty of the Week (Session 4 of 4)
Rich Rogers runs for Blaise, John Campbell, Rob Ruthven, and Will H
The team adds a Trainee, and they head to Naboo for a meetup with an old queen?
Legacy Fantasy (Session 5 of 5)
Lowell Francis runs for Ary Ramsey, Patrick Knowles, Robert Angus, and Sherri
Lo the end comes and we witness the final days of this world as the truth of the divine terraforming finally comes to light and various families move to escape this doomed realm.
Mutants in the Night (Session 1 of 4)
Lowell Francis runs for Chris Newton, Christopher Walborn, Jason Zanes, and Julie Rogers
In the future, 20% of the world has been mutated and declared non-human. Confined to Mutant Safe Zones they have to find a way to survive...but some have an edge and have banded together...
Masks: Prospect Academy (Session 4)
Leandro Pondoc runs for Gerwyn Walters, Ludovico Alves, Ryan M., and Sabine V.
Diamond Dust vs. Mary Landry! A student debate for the ages, all for the prize of becoming student council president for the 11th worst superhero school in the world! Princess Hollyhock makes up for her chaos with glitter and magic, Serenade flushes out the weirdos throwing knives at them, Kasey helps out a friendless goth as she settles into her new persona and Mary gives it her best shot.
Monsterhearts 2: Super Juvie (Session 1 of 5)
Rich Rogers runs for Joe Zantek, Leandro Pondoc, Misha B, and Peter Mazzeo
We gather our juvenile delinquents and explore the New Guard Academy for some time. Oh, and someone spit in Mel's food.
Urban Shadows: Coven Prime Ongoing (Session 8)
Jim Likes Games runs for Alexi S., Chris Newton, Leah Libresco Sargeant, and Sarah J.
In the final issue of our second story arc, the occult heroes of Coven Prime try to recover and reconcile, but trouble somehow keeps landing at their door.
Band of Blades: Road to Skydagger Keep (Session 3)
Mikael Tysvær runs for Ludovico Alves, Parham Doustdar, and Will H
The legion get issued a mission to cleanse a temple of The Twin Gods of Aldermark and retrieve a relic of The Hunter God Gerholtz. But first they have to get rid of one of blighters infamous The Doctor who has taken the temple as a workshop to bolster the ranks of the undead army.
Trophy: The Spiral
Leandro Pondoc runs for Ary Ramsey, Pearl Zare, and Robert Angus
Fort Duhrin is in lockdown. A strange spiral symbol has begun to spread and, as a result, the Governor has ordered a reward for those who can solve the mystery. For Hence the thug/artist, Somewhat the symbolist sorceror and Vero the poet set against a debaucherous painter, it seems like easy detail. Not knowing that a serpent has room enough to swallow them all whole. NOTE: At 1:40:00, a player's camera turns sideways for the rest of the game.
The Veil Fantasy: Kriusthos (Session 1 of 4)
Ludovico Alves runs for Marcolo, Maria M., Pearl Zare, and Toby
We are back to the City, as we visit the Tribulations of its inhabitants. In a world of pacts, of veils and of shadows, the last member of an ancient order of lorekeepers tries to remain hidden from shadowy beings. In a place where Obligation and Vows were everything, a white-clad enforcer is confronted with a face of the past, by terrible memories that they had expunged. In a city where everything is for selling and privacy is premium, an architect of dreams and illusions yields the power of prized real-state to uncover secrets--and the most terrifying of them all may just have walked past his door. In a place where emotions coalesce into realms of wonder and turmoil, a barkeeper knows and senses more than it seems, and has just found a walking, wandering void courting fear and destruction.
Kurt Potts runs for Blake Ryan, Sarah J., and Tomer Gurantz
3 college students navigate a rager in their run-down apartment building while dark mages conspire to acquire an unwitting keytar player. Quesadilla!!!
Night's Black Agents: Solo Ops (Session 1)
Lowell Francis runs for Sherri
Agent Layla Khan awakens in a Hungarian hospital with little memory of the recent past, save that she must move quickly to escape the thrall of her vampiric former master.
Monsterhearts 2: Ballhir: On Thin Ice (Session 3 of 3)
Donogh runs for Dan Pucul, Sarah J., and Steven
An awkward trio in the back garden as Eoin and Donovan wrestle with Phelim's attention. Muirín realises the truth of Malachi's true nature, and wants to retrieve her pelt to return home to the freedom of the ocean with him. That simple walk to Eoin's home unravels as Donovan sees how Muir Iasc has occupied Malachi's body and a fight breaks out!
Free From the Yoke: Land of the Dragonslayers (Session 1 of 4)
Ludovico Alves runs for Alun R., Greg G., and Mikael Tysvær
The Empire took you from lands, exploited your people and had you fight its wars and built its cities. You earned your freedom, only to return to a Land that resents and rejects you. We learn of the ages of tribulations endured by the Church of Our Lady of the Golden Pastures and the way their faith adapted to the local rites, the struggle and achievements of the Union of Stone and how they have build a new society, and the ancient unbroken legacy of the Unbridled Grey and how they seem to be on its way to become a power capable of rivaling even the Empire. Springs dawns on the First Age, as the Voice of the Land organizes a purge of the enemies of the land and rebels rise against the Houses. The Land itself asks the Union of Stone to manipulate the inner workings of the Church, as the Unbridled Grey faces a threat as the Voice claims to be their first Queen--returned by the Land to guide them to the future.
Achtung! Cthulhu Dark: The Depth of the Horror (Session 4 of 4)
Alun R. runs for Gerrit Reininghaus, Paul Rivers, Pearl Zare, and Will H
Picking up where the last session ended, with Arthur Blake, Sgt. Strauss, and Egglantine Chatfield in occupied Nieuport, watching action hero Reggie Wooster blow up a half-track and an ancient statue dredged from the bottom of the North Sea...they experience strange effects as the statue's latent power super-charges the Nazi Dream Gate in the next room. Reggie disappears in search of a safe rendezvous, while Adriana Carnap, the other member of the team, is briefed by Dr Turning at Bletchley Park: he has calibrated his computer, Colossus, to guide her astral projection to the very DreamLands into which the explosion has dropped the rest of the team. There follow opportunities for suspicion, confusion, hypnotic dream-shaping, a view of how a temple to the Nazi Occult might shaped by those that dream of such a thing, SS troopers with a strange look in their eye, and a confrontation with the Nazi Fish Witch, before friends have to make hard decisons, Gates are conjured, the horror of war threatens to swallow ... everyone, and a U-Boat crew is left with few options... This was A1 RPG from a great group of players it was a joy to watch work.
Spectaculars: The Virtuosos (Session 4)
Mikel Matthews runs for Alexi S., John Campbell, and Steven desJardins
Meltdown - They track down Alicia Bennet, who's trying to turn the nuclear power plant into a gate that will warp in something from beyond this dimension. They discover that there might be some other danger approaching that The Agency isn't being up front about and refuse to allow the Agency the captured mercs. At the end, something they've never seen before breaks atmosphere...
Downfall: Cat Edition
Stentor Danielson facilitates for Justin Ford, Kristina, and Steven desJardins
Another round of Downfall, this time with cats!
Urban Shadows: Vienna, 1950 (Session 1 of 4)
Alexi S. runs for Leandro Pondoc, Pearl Zare, Richard Moser, and Sarah J.
We meet our protagonists, four people navigating the shadowy, supernatural world of Cold War Vienna. Johannes/Sophie, the protean Fae entertainer; Otto Moser, the Veteran government functionary balancing Debts to all sides; Cosima Sörgel, the flesh-eating Vamp art connoisseur; and Emilie Landau, a young woman newly Aware of the supernatural thanks to her "creature of the night" girlfriend who first brought her to Vienna then up and vanished. Then we throw them all into a slightly suspicious gala.
Night's Black Operators: The Lisky Bratva (Session 1 of 5)
Alun R. runs for Pawel S., Puckett, Sabine V., and Stephen
The theft of a laptop from a NATO Conference in Sarajevo leads the team to a rural cemetery, where their pay-off goes wrong and turns into a job offer. Cut to Odessa from where the brutal and uncompromising Josef Lisky runs a criminal empire across eastern Europe, and where Donald Carrol briefs them on their operation: to follow a shipment of tagged military hardware from Odessa Sea Port to its destination. There follows some breaking an entering, some imaginative use of balloons and drones, and a confrontation with a creature with very strange properties...
Visigoth vs Mall Goths: Goat to Hell
Jim Likes Games runs for Joseph, Josh H, Kirk Rahusen, Larry S., Libby Horacek, and Pearl Zare
The Visigoths and Mall Goths search the mall for a missing goat statue and get embroiled in a high-stake skee-ball tournament. Just in time for Lucian Kahn's Kickstarter, running RIGHT NOW!
Heart: Playtest (Session 2 of 2)
David Morrison runs for Donogh, Jim Likes Games, and Leandro Pondoc
Morrow unearths a valuable secret that could lead to the Night's Cathedral deeper within the Heart, as the haven of Nightmarket begins to fall to Ishkran's machinations. Leaving Nightmarket before its collapse, they are joined by Scuttlebutt the Hound, a watchman fleeing from his past. They must face the clutching darkness, scuttling denizens of the Heart, and their own past before reaching their final destination. And when they arrive, something is waiting for them...
Hack the Planet: A Sky Reflected In Terror (Session 1 of 5)
Leandro Pondoc runs for Alun R., Josh H, Parham Doustdar, and Rob Ruthven
Character and crew creation in the rain-swept Shelter 1, last bastion in a world wracked by disastrous weather events known as Acts of God. Behind such sturdy walls, inequality reigns as megacorporations control life in the city. Within such strictures, our band of Glitches hope to thrive and improve the lot of others.
Kingdom: Dwarf Mountain (Session 4 of 4)
Michael Mendoza facilitates for Robbie Boerth and Steven
The fiery ghost of a dwarf king reclaims his throne and unleashes catastrophic forces for a noble exile and a kobold captain to survive.
Apocalypse World (Session 1 of 5)
Lowell Francis runs for John Campbell, Peter Mazzeo, Scot Ryder, and Steven desJardins
In our first session, we set the shit up and then throw the PCs into it, resulting in gunfire, flames, and running out of gas.
Apocalypse World: Loudness Wars (Session 4 of 4)
Sawyer Rankin runs for David Morrison, Puckett, Rich Rogers, and Saribel P.
We end the Loudness Wars with a bang. And the story of a bang gone wrong from Hella, whose new shit-kicker wagon is home and weapon in one. Dolly unleashes prime time violence and readies her family for war. What happens when Jackal leads its third slave revolt? Will Lace finally become an Idol? The conclusion to Gnashville plays out with shocking results!
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