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.) You can subscribe to the podcast with your preferred podcast app right here. Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/2017-09-05-Masks-Session-4.1-When-Talk-the-Talkmen.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

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… You can subscribe to the podcast with your preferred podcast app right here. Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/2017-08-29-Masks-Session-3.2-Into-the-Sepia-Dimension.mp3Podcast: Play in new […]

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… You can subscribe to the podcast with your preferred podcast app right here. Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/2017-08-29-Masks-Session-3.1-Into-the-Sepia-Dimension.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | […]

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 2: This Villain… This Troll!

You can subscribe to the podcast with your preferred podcast app right here. Intro music by Mikhael Bureau. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/2017-08-22-Masks-Session-2-This-Villain-this-Troll.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

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.) You can subscribe to the podcast with your preferred podcast app […]

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.) You can subscribe to the podcast with your preferred podcast app […]

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. You can subscribe to the Masks podcast series with your preferred podcast app right here. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/2018-01-14-Masks-Game-Advice-On-Playbooks.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | […]

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 0, Part 2

In Session 0.2, we continue to build the world and the characters, and get into playbook questions. You can subscribe to the podcast with your preferred podcast app right here. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/2017-08-08-Masks0.2-w-music.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Masks, Menagerie Actual Play, Session 0, Part 1

In Session 0, we build the world and the characters. You can subscribe to the podcast with your preferred podcast app right here. http://randomaverage.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/2017-08-08-Masks0.1-w-music.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS

Masks Menagerie Tropes

A couple weeks ago, I joked that I should try to identify the main tropes that show up in our current Masks game. Unfortunately, some part of my brain didn’t know I was joking. So. Adaptive Armor – Jason’s Nanobots Alternate Company Equivalent – The HHL as this world’s Justice League (hopefully the JL and […]

Masks, Actual Play Analysis, Sessions 11 to 15

We’re back! It’s another long flight, so let’s run through Masks sessions to the latest and see what to make of them… Issue 11: When Sablestar Strikes! (hell-day part 3) Issue 11 on YouTube AP Report I like when we can start things in media res, if only to skip the fiddly front-loading on a […]

Masks “Menagerie” Campaign – Session 6 to 10

It’s been awhile since I’ve written about our ongoing Masks game (superhero antics in the vein of Young Justice, Teen Titans, or Avengers Academy), but that in no way means the game itself has slowed. Quite the opposite. So, if only for the sake of bragging, I thought I’d catch things up. The last time, […]

Masks AP Resource

The whelmed podcast (located at the nigh-perfect url http://crashingthemode.com/) is basically “Buffering the Vampire Slayer,” but for Young Justice. I’ve just started in on the beginning of the show, and it’s great; if you like podcasts where pop culture love and gaming overlap and/or intersect, I recommend it. But here’s an additional BONUS: the podcast […]