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ReCast – Series 2.3 – MASKS with Brandon James and Elsbeth [Protean City Comics] (Discussion)

On this special Character Creation ReCast episode, we’re going all the way back to the beginning! This episode was originally released with the launch of our podcast back in April, 2018, and our guests were the GMs from Protean City Comics where we learned about MASKS: A New Generation and learned a lot about PbtA and how important it is to be able to see yourself in a game.

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Ep 60: The Howls of Hell

Like bats from hell, Dak, Z, and the Ronin Kumjumper descend on Xanadu’s violators with righteous — and cacophonous — fury.

NeoScum is Blair Britt, Mike Migdall, Gannon Reedy, Eleni Sauvageau, and Casey Toney. Yeah, daddy. You can find NeoScum on Twitter, on Reddit, and at NeoScum.com.

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  • ORDERS CLOSE for the #1 Sister’s Kid Enamel Pin on December 16th! Order yours at NeoScum.com/limitedrun before they’re gone!
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  • Check out the Twitch streams! Catch Mike & Eleni @ twitch.tv/itsmikelenitime, Casey @ twitch.tv/caseyponey, and Blair @ twitch.tv/blairbrittproject
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This episode of NeoScum features the following music from HoZac Records:

  • I Know You Know – The Band in Heaven (starts 11:30)
  • Three Tricks – MAMA (27:25)
  • The Train Creep A-Loopin’ – The Limiñanas (49:00)
  • Before It Rains – Terminals (52:45)
  • I’m Dead (Instrumental) – The Limiñanas (ending plug)

Music may have been edited or modified for use. Learn more about HoZac and the artists they support at HoZacRecords.com.

79. Burnout with Tracy Barnett

Return guest Tracy Barnett is here in friend capacity this week for a heart-to-heart with Meghan about burnout, asking for help, and where they are right now in that journey.

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Iron Edda on One Shot: Part One | Part Two | Part Three

Skyjacks: Episode 43

As the Joust continues Gable struggles to contain their desire to gain vengeance against Tiberius while weathering the blows of the competition. If they are not careful they will be knocked out before they find justice for Dref. Travis has a heart to heart with a dead guy.

CONTENT WARNING
Main Show: No warnings so I’m using this space to say Tiberius sucks 
Dear Uhuru: Seriously, fuck that guy.

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“Division” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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ReCast – Series 19.3 – InSpectres with Chris Foster

For this special Character Creation ReCast episode, we’re highlighting the third part of our small games series, where Amelia and Ryan were joined by Chris Foster of the Play/Test podcast to talk about InSpectres, a game about a ghost hunting start up. This episode stands well on its own, too, with creation and discussion fit into a single episode!

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Guests:

Chris Foster @Eyolo

Play/Test Podcast @playtestpod

Timestamps:

00:00:00 – Announcements

00:03:07 – Introductions

00:06:20 – What’s in a game?

00:09:48 – Let’s make some people!

00:11:46 – Naming the characters

00:13:31 – John Longfellow 

00:14:12 – Ainsley Wright

00:14:54 – Jackie Smith

00:15:23 – Assigning skill dice 

00:18:20 – Picking a talent 

00:21:52 – Let’s make a franchise!

00:22:23 – How big is the franchise?

00:24:23 – Main office or start-up?

00:25:03 – Where are you located?

00:26:39 – Who runs the show?

00:25:55 – Who funds this?

00:27:03 – Amenities 

00:29:43 – Gear

00:36:49 – Transportation

00:39:29 – Specialty

00:46:00 – Franchise dice 

00:48:41 – D20 for your thoughts

00:52:44 – Are characters fleshed out?

00:56:21 – Flaws?

00:57:45 – What does character creation tell us about the game? 

00:58:30 – Fan Fic Time!

01:02:31 – Plugs

01:03:28 – Episode Closer

01:04:54 – Show Blurbs

01:05:43 – Outtakes

Transcripts

Music:

Opening: Meditation Impromptu 03 (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Calming/Meditation_Impromptu_03) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)

Clip 1: Play/Test podcast theme song (https://playtest.pub) by Matt Lee (https://twitter.com/NiceWizardMusic)

Clip 2: “Epic Unease” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) from https://filmmusic.io License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Main Theme: Hero (Remix) (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/Principal_Photography_1493/11_Hero_Remix) by Steve Combs (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/)

Games discussed this episode:

InSpectres

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334. Iron Edda Part 3

The battle against the surprise attack reaches its climax. We learn the Jarl is perhaps not super trustworthy and a teen hero cracks under the responsibility o his great power.

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Skyjacks: Episode 42

Travis watches the Broker and his spooky butlers perform a truly ghastly ceremony. The broker asks him for a favor. Gable commits everything they are to attacking Tiberius Youngblood, even if it’s not exactly the best strategy for the joust. Jonnit doesn’t get a lot of business, but he fought ocean last episode. Also big news in the midroll.

CONTENT WARNING
Main Show: Blood, Travis cuts himself with a dagger to give blood, death
Dear Uhuru: None

WORLDBUILDERS END-OF-YEAR DRIVE
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MAILING LIST
If you want to be notified about our upcoming soundtrack, setting information, games, live shows, or anything else related to Skyjacks, join our mailing list!
JOIN HERE!

MERCH
Put Skyjacs on your body

MUSIC
Arne Parrott
“Division” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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Casey Toney
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ReCast – Series 3.3 – Star Crossed with Alex Roberts (Discussion)

Welcome to a special Character Creation ReCast episode! December is a busy month for Amelia and Ryan, so join us on a remastered version of the discussion episode of Star Crossed, one of the four most impactful episodes that we’ve hand-picked to ReCast throughout December. If you enjoy this episode, check out the whole series back at the beginning of our feed!

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333. Iron Edda Part 2

Some people just want to go on a school field trip, but the dwarves want to wipe out humanity, which means Balbadon is going to ruin everything.

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