Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 31, part 1 – A Moment of Silence

The Team (plus Alycia Chin) is gathered at the Quill Compound. Various talks happen, and someone from the future tries to kill everyone. So basically a normal Monday night.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 28, part 3 – Question Time with the Ponies!

The team finally sits down for a nice, casual, light-and-breezy Answer Time interview with @HeroesAreMagic and @PowerPony. It’s an emotional roller coaster even before Congress publicly threatens them with treason.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 28, part 2 – Question Time with the Ponies!

The team finally sits down for a nice, casual, light-and-breezy Answer Time interview with @HeroesAreMagic and @PowerPony. It’s an emotional roller coaster even before Congress publicly threatens them with treason.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 28, part 1 – Question Time with the Ponies!

The team finally sits down for a nice, casual, light-and-breezy Answer Time interview with @HeroesAreMagic and @PowerPony. It’s an emotional roller coaster even before Congress publicly threatens them with treason.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 26, part 3 – The Horrible Satisfaction of the Aggrieved Dead

Vyortovians attack Halcyon High, Jason and Alycia face off against their fathers, and Charlotte connects with Federal City’s spiritual side.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 26, part 2 – The Horrible Satisfaction of the Aggrieved Dead

Vyortovians attack Halcyon High, Jason and Alycia face off against their fathers, and Charlotte connects with Federal City’s spiritual side.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 26, part 1 – The Horrible Satisfaction of the Aggrieved Dead

Vyortovians attack Halcyon High, Jason and Alycia face off against their fathers, and Charlotte connects with Federal City’s spiritual side.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 25, part 3 – A House Divided

All hell breaks lose, as Vyortovia appears off the coast, Alycia escapse Byron Quill’s holding cells in the Sepiaverse and heads for the Keynome, and something weird is up at Halcyon High South.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 25, part 2 – A House Divided

All hell breaks lose, as Vyortovia appears off the coast, Alycia escapse Byron Quill’s holding cells in the Sepiaverse and heads for the Keynome, and something weird is up at Halcyon High South.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 25, part 1 – A House Divided

All hell breaks lose, as Vyortovia appears off the coast, Alycia escapse Byron Quill’s holding cells in the Sepiaverse and heads for the Keynome, and something weird is up at Halcyon High South.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 24, part 2 – Jason and Byron

Jason makes it to the Sepiaverse for the first time, pursuing Charlotte… who is apparently in hellscape D.C.? With Jason’s Dad?

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 24, part 1 – Charlotte and the Magus

We spend a short session getting Charlotte caught up to Jason’s point in the game timeline, so we can get them both caught up to the rest of the game timeline.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 23, part 3 – Training Day

Link, Concord, and Mercury join up with That Other Team to work on training with Comet and Sergeant Amari… then the JHHLs show up.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 23, part 2 – Training Day

Link, Concord, and Mercury join up with That Other Team to work on training with Comet and Sergeant Amari… then the JHHLs show up.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 23, part 1 – Training Day

Link, Concord, and Mercury join up with That Other Team to work on training with Comet and Sergeant Amari… then the JHHLs show up.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 22.5 – Between Game Big Reveals!

Sometimes, the stuff we play out via the forums, between games, contains some big plot reveals. This week was definitely one of those times.

If you’d like to read the threads themselves, here are some links:

If you want investigate the forum as a whole (most of the players can’t even keep up with everything), that’s over here

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 22, part 3 – Senioritis is a Thing

The team recovers and takes stock of events following the attack on Halcyon and their dropping of the Vyortovian Veil. Meanwhile, the world deals with the fact everyone forgot Iceland for a couple years.

Oh and there’s a Keynome under Halcyon High South.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 22, part 2 – Senioritis is a Thing

The team recovers and takes stock of events following the attack on Halcyon and their dropping of the Vyortovian Veil. Meanwhile, the world deals with the fact everyone forgot Iceland for a couple years.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 22, part 1 – Senioritis is a Thing

The team recovers and takes stock of events following the attack on Halcyon and their dropping of the Vyortovian Veil. Meanwhile, the world deals with the fact everyone forgot Iceland for a couple years.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 21, part 3 – The Truth Shall Set You Free!

The team realizes the Vyortovians are using the Yule Creatures as a distraction while they slip into the city and create a massive breach between this world and the Sepiaverse, right in Charlotte’s cemetery.

And Charlotte, Jason, and Adam tear apart the Vyortovian Veil. No big.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 21, part 2 – The Truth Shall Set You Free!

Run, Harry. Run.
The team realizes the Vyortovians are using the Yule Creatures as a distraction while they slip into the city and create a massive breach between this world and the Sepiaverse, right in Charlotte’s cemetery.

And Harry saves the city from a reality bomb.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 21, part 1 – The Truth Shall Set You Free!

The team realizes the Vyortovians are using the Yule Creatures as a distraction while they slip into the city and create a massive breach between this world and the Sepiaverse, right in Charlotte’s cemetery.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 20, part 3 – The Frost and the Furry!

With the adults cast into unnatural slumber, the team rallies teen heroes across the city to combat Gryla, her Yule Lads, and the enormous, building-eating Yule Cat.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 20, part 2 – The Frost and the Furry!

With the adults cast into unnatural slumber, the team rallies teen heroes across the city to combat Gryla, her Yule Lads, and the enormous, building-eating Yule Cat.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 20, part 1 – The Frost and the Furry!

With the adults cast into unnatural slumber, the team rallies teen heroes across the city to combat Gryla, her Yule Lads, and the enormous, building-eating Yule Cat.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 19, part 2 – By Parental Authority Figures Betrayed!

Halcyon Heroes League
The team has to face the music as they’re called on the carpet by a strangely nervous looking Halcyon Heroes League.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 19, part 1 – By Parental Authority Figures Betrayed!

The team has to face down that most horrible of foes: a black-tie holiday party with a bunch of boring adults.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 18, part 3 – If This Be My Body

How Harry offers (and gains) Comfort and Support.
Charlotte rigs up a mystic telepathic link for the group. It totally works.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 17, part 2 – By My Friend Betrayed!

Jason drives Adam home and talks with Adam’s dad. It goes horribly.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 17, part 1 – By My Friend Betrayed!

Nissar AmariJason drives Adam home and talks with Adam’s dad. It goes horribly.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 16, part 3 – In the Clutches of Interpersonal Interaction

A new day… a new crazy day.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 16, part 2 – In the Clutches of Interpersonal Interaction

A new day… a new crazy day.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 16, part 1 – In the Clutches of Interpersonal Interaction

Halcyon Heroes League
A new day… a new crazy day.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 15, part 3 – Aftermath

We’re almost done with the day from hell, but there’s still a few more hours left in the evening.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 15, part 2 – Aftermath

We’re almost done with the day from hell, but there’s still a few more hours left in the evening.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 15, part 1 – Aftermath

We’re almost done with the day from hell, but there’s still a few more hours left in the evening.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 14, part 3 – Love Letters… Unleashed!

The group faces off against an AEGIS-hosted press conference, and we start off the session with Love Letters that let us check in to see how everyone is doing. (Answer: Not great.)

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 14, part 2 – Love Letters… Unleashed!

The group faces off against an AEGIS-hosted press conference, and we start off the session with Love Letters that let us check in to see how everyone is doing. (Answer: Not great.)

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 14, part 1 – Love Letters… Unleashed!

The group faces off against an AEGIS-hosted press conference, and we start off the session with Love Letters that let us check in to see how everyone is doing. (Answer: Not great.)

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 13, part 3 – If This Be In Media Res

The group rushes to rescue Pneuma, and finds her in the clutches of Rook Industries (at the airport, where Rook has the security contract). The standoff is diffused by the arrival of AEGIS, and the rest of the session focuses on how AEGIS and other adults deals with this event and with the team.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 13, part 2 – If This Be In Media Res

The group rushes to rescue Pneuma, and finds her in the clutches of Rook Industries (at the airport, where Rook has the security contract). The standoff is diffused by the arrival of AEGIS, and the rest of the session focuses on how AEGIS and other adults deals with this event and with the team.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 13, part 1 – If This Be In Media Res

The group rushes to rescue Pneuma, and finds her in the clutches of Rook Industries (at the airport, where Rook has the security contract). The standoff is diffused by the arrival of AEGIS, and the rest of the session focuses on how AEGIS and other adults deals with this event and with the team.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 11, part 3 – When Sablestar Strikes!

A-10, one of Harry’s classmates at Gardner.
Sablestar’s attack on Halcyon High South gets complicated, and the heroes throw down with the gravity- and space-manipulating anarchist in the skies over Halcyon.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 11, part 2 – When Sablestar Strikes!

Top-notch mid-game scribbles.
Sablestar’s attack on Halcyon High South gets complicated, and the heroes throw down with the gravity- and space-manipulating anarchist in the skies over Halcyon.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 11, part 1 – When Sablestar Strikes!

Sablestar’s attack on Halcyon High South gets complicated, and the heroes throw down with the gravity- and space-manipulating anarchist in the skies over Halcyon.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 10, part 3 – Halcyon High-jinx

The Farlander.
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It’s a day in the life of Leo and Adam, attending Halcyon High South! Meet NoNo Rodriguez! Meet the Vice-principle! Meet Taz, the weird new transfer student! Meet Farlander, the… scavenger alien from across the galaxy?

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 10, part 2 – Halcyon High-jinx

Taz.
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It’s a day in the life of Leo and Adam, attending Halcyon High South! Meet NoNo Rodriguez! Meet the Vice-principle! Meet Taz, the weird new transfer student! Meet Farlander, the… scavenger alien from across the galaxy?

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 10, part 1 – Halcyon High-jinx

NoNo Rodriguez.
It’s a day in the life of Leo and Adam, attending Halcyon High South! Meet NoNo Rodriguez! Meet the Vice-principle! Meet Taz, the weird new transfer student! Meet Farlander, the… scavenger alien from across the galaxy?

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Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 9, part 3 – Sizzling Big Adult-Influence Issue!

How Harry offers Comfort and Support.
Jason spends most of the session unconscious. Jordan Amari is adorable. Other stuff happens, often involving adults allegedly being helpful.

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Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 9, part 2 – Sizzling Big Adult-Influence Issue!

Jason spends most of the session unconscious. Jordan Amari is adorable. Other stuff happens, often involving adults allegedly being helpful.

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Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 9, part 1 – Sizzling Big Adult-Influence Issue!

Jason spends most of the session unconscious. Jordan Amari is adorable. Other stuff happens, often involving adults allegedly being helpful..

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Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 8, part 3 – Through a Vision, Darkly

Jason tries to use the Quill AI and his nanites to figure out what Alycia was up to in the Quill warehouse for almost a month. It’s goes REALLY well.

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Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 8, part 2 – Through a Vision, Darkly

Ghostheart is brought into custody, and everyone tries to Comfort and Support everyone else. Usually poorly.

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Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 8, part 1 – Through a Vision, Darkly

Ghostheart is brought into custody, and eveyone tries to Comfort and Support everyone else. Usually poorly.

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Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 7, Part 3 – If the Graveyard be My Destiny!

PowerPony is abducted by Ghostheart and his demonic minions and it’s time to throw-down in the cemetery.

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Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 7, Part 2 – If the Graveyard be My Destiny!

We’re posting our Masks actual play as a podcast… because we can. You can subscribe to the podcast with your preferred podcast app right here.

PowerPony is abducted by Ghostheart and his demonic minions and it’s time to throw-down in the cemetery.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 7, Part 1 – If the Graveyard be My Destiny!

We’re posting our Masks actual play as a podcast… because we can. You can subscribe to the podcast with your preferred podcast app right here.

PowerPony is abducted by Ghostheart and his demonic minions and it’s time to throw-down in the cemetery.

Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 6, part 2: A History Divided Cannot Stand!

The team meets up for pizza and then delves into the secrets of the multiverse. As one does. Then they get… distracted by current events. And paperwork.

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Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 6, part 1: A History Divided Cannot Stand!

The team meets up for pizza and then delves into the secrets of the multiverse. As one does.

Then they get… distracted by current events. And paperwork.

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Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 5: Whence Comes the Pizza Guy

This session is a GM’s summary of events rather than an Actual Play, because he forgot to record the session.

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Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 4, part 2: When Talk the Talkmen

Nissar Amari
Nissar Amari, Adam’s dad.
Everyone touches base with the important people in their life. It goes about as well as you’d expect.

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Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 4, part 1: When Talk the Talkmen

Mercury faces off against his greatest foe yet… his super-supportive dad! (Grown-ups are scary.)

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Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 3, part 2: Into the Sepia Dimension!

The fight with Iconoclast and Troll comes to a clear and definitive … end? Wow. Finally. Also, Jason Quill’s nemesis makes an appearance and accidentally sends Mercury to another dimension. Like ya do…

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Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 3, part 1: Into the Sepia Dimension!

The fight with Iconoclast and Troll comes to a clear and definitive … middle. Also, Jason Quill’s nemesis makes an appearance and accidentally sends Mercury to another dimension. Like ya do…

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Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 1, Part 2 – Iconoclast!

The first real session had some audio problems, which we resolved in session 2. You’ll fight to hear the players sometimes, but hopefully it’s worth it.

In this session, the players face off against… a morning television interview! (And a supervillain named Iconoclast, whatever.)

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Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 1, Part 1 – Iconoclast!

The first real session had some audio problems, which we resolved in session 2. You’ll fight to hear the players sometimes, but hopefully it’s worth it.

In this session, the players face off against… a morning television interview! (And a supervillain named Iconoclast, whatever.)

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Intro music by Mikhael Bureau.

Masks, Game Advice – On Playbooks

While listening to various sessions, I realized I had some advice for both Masks players and GMs when you’re getting ready to start a new campaign and pick out playbooks.

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