Psi*Run – Oneshot Actual play

Palacine’s Jamie is out of town, so we can’t play Masks. Instead Kaylee, Ember-Jamie, and I blast through a one-shot session of Psi-Run, by Meguey Baker. It delivers. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-03-16-Psi-run-Oneshot.mp3Podcast (randompodcast): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 51 – The Dance, part 3

_Have you seen her?_ The team, and many of their allies, enjoy the Gardner Academy Valentine’s Day dance. Following this, they are introduced to their new secret base, the Twilight Grove. Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-08-20-Masks-Season-2-Session-51-The-Dance-part-3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 51 – The Dance, part 2

_Have you seen her?_ The team, and many of their allies, enjoy the Gardner Academy Valentine’s Day dance. Following this, they are introduced to their new secret base, the Twilight Grove. Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-08-20-Masks-Season-2-Session-51-The-Dance-part-2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 51 – The Dance, part 1

_Have you seen her?_ The team, and many of their allies, enjoy the Gardner Academy Valentine’s Day dance. Following this, they are introduced to their new secret base, the Twilight Grove. Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-08-20-Masks-Season-2-Session-51-The-Dance-part-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Apocalypse World, Ironwall, Session 2, Hunter

Serran and January backtrack to the old war museum, run into a ranger from another settlement on the way, find a shiny, and realize they’re in a trap. Guthrie gets mugged by the maelstrom and looses track of Linelle. Kaiwei (and posse) goes after Linelle, and runs into some trouble of the Big Bad kind. […]

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 50 – Love Me Like it’s Prom Night, part 2

The team prepares for an upcoming school dance and exchanges emotional moments. What could go wrong? Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-08-13-Masks-Season-2-Session-50-Love-Me-Like-its-Prom-Night-part-2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Masks, Phoenix Academy, Session 7 – Nice and Broken

Sil catches up with Maria, and gets told. Ember gets lectured by AEGIS a bit. Palacine gets some advice from Collin and… kisses him? Unexpectedly? What? The team meets up in the base and give Patrol a call. After talking with Patrol, the team splits up. Ember has a date with Riptide. Sil has a […]

Apocalypse World, Ironwall, Session 01, Creaturchgoer

Our first session! Serran faces down Kreider and takes January’s shiny new gun back to Grand Central with her. Kreider is not happy. Buck tells Kai there will be repercussions from Kreider… then he tells everyone else in the settlement and gets them all riled up. Guthrie gets a Visitor, catches up on Family Gossip, […]

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 50 – Love Me Like it’s Prom Night, part 1

The team prepares for an upcoming school dance and exchanges emotional moments. What could go wrong? Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-08-13-Masks-Season-2-Session-50-Love-Me-Like-its-Prom-Night-part-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 49 – Are you going to Shoot Jeff Goldblum?, part 2

6 or less, uh, finds a way. Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-08-06-Masks-Season-2-Session-49-Are-you-going-to-shoot-Jeff-Goldblum-part-2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Apocalypse World, “Ironwall” Session 0.5, part 2

Kim, Kate, Amanda, and I work out the rest of Session 0 world/character building, and set up the opening scene for session 1. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019-02-22-Apocalypse-World-Burned-Over-Ironwall-Session-0-part-2.mp3Podcast (randompodcast): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 49 – Are you going to Shoot Jeff Goldblum?, part 1

6 or less, uh, finds a way. Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-08-06-Masks-Season-2-Session-49-Are-you-going-to-shoot-Jeff-Goldblum-part-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 48 – Time Tumble, part 2

Harry has trouble with a date. Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-07-31-Masks-Season-2-Session-48-The-Time-Tumble-part-2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Masks – Phoenix Academy – Session 6 – Date Night in Cloud Cuckoo Land

The team faces off against Oversight’s disapproval, then (finally) gets their date night with the bois. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019-02-18-MasksPA-Session06-Date-Night-in-Cloud-Cuckoo-Land.mp3Podcast (randompodcast): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 48 – Time Tumble, part 1

Harry has trouble with a date. Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-07-31-Masks-Season-2-Session-48-The-Time-Tumble-part-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 47 – #grounded4lyfe, part 2

Jordan got a doggo. Concord returns from the future, and talks to his family. Radiance shows up at the house and is invited in to visit. Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2018-07-16-Masks-Season-2-Session-47-grounded4lyfe-part-2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 47 – #grounded4lyfe, part 1

Jordan got a doggo. Concord returns from the future, and talks to his family. Radiance shows up at the house and is invited in to visit. Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2018-07-16-Masks-Season-2-Session-47-grounded4lyfe-part-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 46 – Don’t Crush the Chips!

Members of the Menagerie, and some of their older analogues, exchange personal moments, confessions, and triumphs. Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2018-07-09-Masks-Season-2-Session-46-Dont-Crush-the-Chips.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Looking Back at a Remarkably RPG-heavy Week

I’ve been lucky enough to have a regular gaming group for Some Time Now (thanks, #Roll20 !) – I don’t have the hard numbers, but I think we’re averaging ~48-50 game sessions a year in the main Monday night group. The weekend just past was a bit of a jackpot. On Friday night, I ran […]

Actual Play: MasksEG, Session 5 – Snaking My Way Downtown

The team is in Belize. Ember melts Belize. Palacine snakes one of her palace guards out of a crater. Silhouette bleeds to protect the team. Repeatedly. Also she’s really bad at comfort & support. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019-02-02-MasksEG-Session-05-Snaking-My-Way-Downtown.mp3Podcast (randompodcast): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Apocalypse World, Ironwall – Session 00

Kim, Kate, Amanda, and I get together to build an Apocalypse We’re using the new Burned Over playbooks that Vincent’s releasing for “PG13 Apocalypse World. (I don’t care about the rating, I DO care that the moves and playbooks feel more elegant and match much better what I’m looking for out of our relationship with […]

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 45 – Doctor Infinity is a Purple

The Sepia Squad’s final showdown with Dr. Infinity. Doctor Infinity’s starfish-robot questions Charade about Charlotte Palmer by sending itself through her timeline. Charade deflects attention onto Hecate and the HHL. Mercury rescues her from the object’s subsequent attack. While Link escapes with an older Jason Quill, Concord faces off against an older Sablestar, and manages […]

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 44 – No One Beats up Jason Like Jason, part 2

Charlotte faces the I of the Storm. Charade is disarming traps around the Wound site. She confronts Doctor Infinity, whose tech is involved in the traps and who intends to send her back to her home time. Charade manages to spring some of the traps on the android. Ghost Girl, Mercury, and Jaysee confront Pandemonium. […]

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 44 – No One Beats up Jason Like Jason, part 1

Charlotte faces the I of the Storm. Charade is disarming traps around the Wound site. She confronts Doctor Infinity, whose tech is involved in the traps and who intends to send her back to her home time. Charade manages to spring some of the traps on the android. Ghost Girl, Mercury, and Jaysee confront Pandemonium. […]

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 43 – Our Enemies Revealed, part 2

A shade more difficult than we expected. Ghost Girl, Charade, Mercury, and Jaycee enter the future Sepiaverse. Charlotte confronts her future self, revealed to be Pandemonium. Concord and Link launch to confront Jason Quill, along with a future Facet and Sablestar. Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2018-06-13-Masks-Season-2-Session-43-Our-Enemies-Revealed-part-2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts […]

Masks EG, Actual Play – Session 4 – Skip Day

Everyone deals with some aftermath from Alias’s attack on the P.E. class. Some handle it better than others. Ember talks with her brother, gets frustrated, takes an unauthorized skip-day with her chem-lab partner, who has… real chemistry. Silhouette and her mentor are not getting on. With anyone, or each other. Palacine is making friends with […]

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 43 – Our Enemies Revealed, part 1

A shade more difficult than we expected. Ghost Girl, Charade, Mercury, and Jaycee enter the future Sepiaverse. Charlotte confronts her future self, revealed to be Pandemonium. Concord and Link launch to confront Jason Quill, along with a future Facet and Sablestar. Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2018-06-13-Masks-Season-2-Session-43-Our-Enemies-Revealed-part-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts […]

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 42 – I’m Just Wild About Harrys, part 2

Things get a bit two Harry. Mercury frees his future self, “FTM” (Future Timeline Mercury) from a confinement trap at the Gale estate. FTM returns to the Bot’s home base. The team discuss a plan for closing the rift between worlds, centered on Ghost Girl and Jaycee. Aside from them, Mercury and Charade will go […]

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 42 – I’m Just Wild About Harrys, part 1

Things get a bit two Harry. Mercury frees his future self, “FTM” (Future Timeline Mercury) from a confinement trap at the Gale estate. FTM returns to the Bot’s home base. The team discuss a plan for closing the rift between worlds, centered on Ghost Girl and Jaycee. Aside from them, Mercury and Charade will go […]

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 41 – We’re in the Future, Let’s Split the Party!

This session is missing player-audio throughout. You can still pretty much figure out what’s going on. In summary… Ghost Girl and Concord make contact with Jaycee, now a Grail Knight. Charade assembles a dossier on future events: Rook and Jason Quill are in alliance, They are using a rift, centered on a Rook factory, to […]