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It’s a twice-monthly recorded show in an actual play format where a group of great role-players serve up their character's experiences in new and published Call of Cthulhu scenarios. Michael Diamond (@diamond_writing) is the Keeper of Arcane Lore and eagerly prepares each session for your listening enjoyment!

It’s a twice-monthly recorded show in an actual play format where a group of great role-players serve up their character's experiences in new and published Call of Cthulhu scenarios. Michael Diamond (@diamond_writing) is the Keeper of Arcane Lore and eagerly prepares each session for your listening enjoyment!
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It’s a twice-monthly recorded show in an actual play format where a group of great role-players serve up their character's experiences in new and published Call of Cthulhu scenarios. Michael Diamond (@diamond_writing) is the Keeper of Arcane Lore and eagerly prepares each session for your listening enjoyment!

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@5Wspodcast

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English


Episodes

The Old Ways Podcast - Episode Ten

11/11/2019
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A train to Arkham delivers Ms. O'Shea to see her mother, but first comes a meeting with Professor Christopher Cross from Miskatonic, who has key information on what has happened to her mother and where she can look for further answers. Mr. Forsyth - wakes to find the world he knew is gone - and his present situation far from the shores of reality where he once stood.

Duration:01:30:48

The Old Ways Podcast - Episode Nine

11/4/2019
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With the horrors of Swift Meat Packing behind them, two of our investigators begin to piece their lives back together, with Mr. Forsyth scrambling understand a strange request at the new Tribune building and Ms. O'Shea traveling East to speak with her mother at Arkham. Will a curious letter throw their plans adrift?

Duration:01:20:41

The Old Ways Actual Play Podcast - Episode Eight

10/28/2019
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The bell tolls for our investigators in this episode, as they come to grips with Swift's foul scheme! The long knives are out for everyone, as lives and sanity hang in the balance.

Duration:00:44:20

The Old Ways Actual Play Podcast - Episode Seven

10/21/2019
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Episode seven finds our investigators deep underground a secret building, searching for the truth of what the notorious Johnathan Swift has done. Something from beyond the human world reaches out, rattling the Chicago crew to its bones.

Duration:01:24:01

The Old Ways Actual Play Podcast - Episode Six

10/14/2019
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In episode six, the investigators regather themselves outside the small shack in the Chicago Union Stockyards, desperate to determine what to do. Doctor Tattenbach receives a strange vision of what might be at the heart of Swift's sinister plan.

Duration:01:08:29

The Old Ways Actual Play Podcast - Episode Five

10/6/2019
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In episode five we welcome an all new recording setup! After much toiling and bowing to the dark beings from the beyond, we've finished our new recording setup to the joy over everyone's ears. Episode five finds our investigating crew beginning their search of a strange building at the Chicago Union Stockyards. What wonders or horrors will they find within?

Duration:01:24:06

The Old Ways Actual Play Podcast - Episode Four

9/14/2019
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In episode four the investigators find themselves hurtling toward a showdown with whatever awaits in Swift's secret place, but first they receive a phone call from the mysterious Jackson Elias who's game to help them sort out the mystery of the Massassauga Cult that tried to kill them at Dunning.

Duration:02:45:17

The Old Ways Actual Play Podcast - Episode Three - Spotlight Maeve O'Shae

9/7/2019
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In episode three we spotlight one of our investigators, Singer and Occultist, Maeve O'Shea. Fresh from her discovery of new and unsettling documents, Maeve seeks out a contact of her missing father who might be able to help the group decipher what the parchment pages mean. Thanks for listening and enjoy!

Duration:01:28:44

The Old Ways Actual Play Podcast - Episode Two

8/29/2019
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In episode two we ride out the aftermath of the investigator's meeting with Grace Holden at Dunning Asylum. The players get to chat with a police detective who's still keeping an eye on them, plus a rather strange interrogation takes place. Join us for a most interesting evening playing Call of Cthulhu!

Duration:05:05:25

The Old Ways Actual Play Podcast - Episode One

8/11/2019
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This podcast episode is brought to you by The Old Ways Actual Play Team. This actual play uses the 7th Edition Call of Cthulhu Tabletop Role-Playing rules by Chaosium. This podcast is performed by adults and in an adult setting. While we try very hard to stick to reasonable language for all ages, listeners should know that this podcast may include themes. All content, including names, places, events, companies, etc, that may bear any resemblance to persons living or dead is strictly...

Duration:04:35:48

Selling Yourself (To Yourself)

1/18/2019
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In Episode 5 we discuss the art and difficulty of selling yourself to your most important audience - yourself! Confidence can be a fickle thing, so we've tried to lay out some mental framework tips for you. This Episode is also dedicated to my grandfather who passed away last week.

Duration:00:34:02

Episode 4 - Organization

1/10/2019
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In this episode, we discuss organization as a whole, plus updates on our Yearly Writing Challenge! Come take a listen! Shout out to Steve and Melanie Tem (Yours To Tell), OMNIA (Neo-lithic Pagan Folk), and Joyce E Chaplin (@joycechaplin1)

Duration:00:20:24

Episode - 2 - Why I Write

12/19/2018
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In this episode, I discuss the foundation of why I choose writing as my outlet, my early childhood influences, and when I really took the jump off the deep end and knew I was meant to be a writer.

Duration:00:22:32

A Taste of Things to Come

11/28/2018
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Welcome to the 5W's Podcast! In our first episode, we'll discuss what the 5W's are and what the show will talk about in the future. You'll learn a little about me - your humble host - and some of what makes me tick.

Duration:00:17:12