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Halfwits & Failed Crits

Fantasy & Science Fiction Podc

Halfwits & Failed Crits is an Actual Play Podcast where the players' blundering choices and cursed dice are the real big bad evil standing in the way of getting their adventurers to the end of a campaign! Join GM Jonathan Swenson while he herds the fantasy/sci-fi cats known as Kiley Swenson, Laura Rodgers, and Luis Ardila through S1 Worlds Divided - A DnD Podcast, and S2 Children of the Spine - A Stars Without Number Podcast. Produced by Halfwit Podcasts.

Halfwits & Failed Crits is an Actual Play Podcast where the players' blundering choices and cursed dice are the real big bad evil standing in the way of getting their adventurers to the end of a campaign! Join GM Jonathan Swenson while he herds the fantasy/sci-fi cats known as Kiley Swenson, Laura Rodgers, and Luis Ardila through S1 Worlds Divided - A DnD Podcast, and S2 Children of the Spine - A Stars Without Number Podcast. Produced by Halfwit Podcasts.

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United States

Description:

Halfwits & Failed Crits is an Actual Play Podcast where the players' blundering choices and cursed dice are the real big bad evil standing in the way of getting their adventurers to the end of a campaign! Join GM Jonathan Swenson while he herds the fantasy/sci-fi cats known as Kiley Swenson, Laura Rodgers, and Luis Ardila through S1 Worlds Divided - A DnD Podcast, and S2 Children of the Spine - A Stars Without Number Podcast. Produced by Halfwit Podcasts.

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@failedcrits

Language:

English


Episodes

Children of the Spine Ep 19 - To Step In Puddles | A Stars Without Number Podcast

6/20/2022
The crew of the Paradise confronts the cryptids of Tudega, hoping to warn them of an upcoming attack that the crew had absolutely no part in fueling... and the cryptids have a warning of their own for the crew! Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening Theme: Into the Portal - Wowobit ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ) *Voice over added by Jonathan Swenson Ending Theme: On the Shore by Kevin MacLeod Link: (...

Duration:02:04:02

Children of the Spine Ep 18 - Tiny Ripples on Approach | A Stars Without Number Podcast

5/30/2022
The crew of the Paradise takes some downtime on Tudega! They get a nice hotel, pop some bubbly, hit up a night club, and take a tour of the town. But what they learn on their tour is a bit more than they bargained for. Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening Theme: Into the Portal - Wowobit ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ) *Voice over added by Jonathan Swenson Ending Theme: On the Shore by Kevin MacLeod Link: (...

Duration:02:26:40

Children of the Spine Ep 17 - A Thin Film of Smooth Expanse | A Stars Without Number Podcast

5/9/2022
The crew of the Paradise is back on the Flotilla and with their new title of Sanguinity Stellar Vessel and an upgraded Spike Drive they are free to pirate how they please for the first time! Their mission: deliver some ammo from S9 to B11. Yes, they decide to travel the entire known sector... Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening Theme: Into the Portal - Wowobit ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ) *Voice over added by Jonathan Swenson Ending...

Duration:01:43:05

Children of the Spine Ep 16 - Something Terribly Funny | A Stars Without Number Podcast

4/18/2022
The crew of the Paradise are back at their old stomping grounds and ready to save their family, friends, and enemies! Or are they? Astrid throws a shovel, Kamala hecking hacks a lot, and Mohan finds bathroom donuts. At least one of them is focused on the mission. Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening Theme: Into the Portal - Wowobit ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ) *Voice over added by Jonathan Swenson Ending Theme: On the Shore by Kevin...

Duration:03:11:28

Children of the Spine Ep 15 - A Horrible Possibility | A Stars Without Number Podcast

3/28/2022
The Crew of the Paradise returns from their last mission to find a not quite pleased Captain Radko, especially when Astrid's compad won't stop buzzing with news of disaster on Fornhagi! Astrid gets some nudes, Kamala sells an exotic carcass, and Mohan seriously weighs joining a cult. Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening Theme: Into the Portal - Wowobit ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ) *Voice over added by Jonathan Swenson Ending Theme: On the...

Duration:02:04:32

Children of the Spine Ep 14 - In the Midst of Tragedy | A Stars Without Number Podcast

3/7/2022
The Crew of the AGF-Paradise is off on another mission! But first some paperwork... Once that's complete its time to head off to K12-02-04: Etalawe, where their job is to help a scientist recover his work from a sunken facility affected by a recent meteor impact. Astrid expends a lot of effort, Kamala makes sushi, and Mohan delivers some pizza. Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening Theme: Into the Portal - Wowobit ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/...

Duration:02:33:38

Children of the Spine Ep 13 - To Get Out Into Orbitals | A Stars Without Number Podcast

2/14/2022
The Lost are now the Crew of the Sanguinity Orbital Vessel AGF-Paradise, and as a proper pirate crew it's time to hit their first bounty! As they perform their first spike drill, with some help from their new Cluster Captain, they arrive at K12-01-39: Warib to meet their contact. Astrid plays with bombs, Kamala has a hack fight, and Mohan leads some goons. Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening Theme: Into the Portal - Wowobit (...

Duration:02:45:48

Children of the Spine Ep 12 - Moral Instinct to Survive | A Stars Without Number Podcast

1/24/2022
The Lost have one more item to check off their list before becoming full fledged pirate of the AGF, and that's to take some cryptic test! Astrid hears lots of voices, Kamala has memories of home cooking and old enemies, and Mohan is tormented by visions of races lost. Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening Theme: Into the Portal - Wowobit ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ) *Voice over added by Jonathan Swenson Ending Theme: On the Shore by Kevin...

Duration:02:01:38

Children of the Spine Ep 11 - Only Debt is Forever | A Stars Without Number Podcast

1/3/2022
The Lost are doing the time warp as they spend their first 10 weeks on the Alerozak Galactic Flotilla learning about their new home and doing odd jobs to secure their next home, a spaceship! Astrid rakes in the cash doing some doctoring, Kamala has a run in with some lawyers, Nadia makes some mods, and Mohan holds a concert with the help of his new henchmen. Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening Theme: Into the Portal - Wowobit (...

Duration:02:44:21

Children of the Spine Ep 10 - Echoes of a Vanished Past | A Stars Without Number Podcast

12/13/2021
The Lost embark on their first mission with the crew of the Sage Condor! Down on the planet Narfasker, Astrid detects life, Nadia vomits in her vacc suit, Mohan scrambles an egg, and Kamala proves her intellect isn't the only thing that's sharp. Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening Theme: Into the Portal - Wowobit ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ) *Voice over added by Jonathan Swenson Ending Theme: On the Shore by Kevin MacLeod Link: (...

Duration:02:28:57

Children of the Spine Ep 9 - Brink of an Unknown Future | A Stars Without Number Podcast

11/22/2021
The Lost are freed from their shackles but still trapped aboard the Sage Condor while Stellar Captain Takahashi and Stellar First Mate Kinjo discuss the fate of our protagonists with their superior, Cluster Captain Scavenger. Meanwhile Astrid plays with her new telekinesis, Nadia learns what it means to be a shipwright, Mohan scheme's how to get a ship, and Kamala has an awkward meeting with another Su'degh. Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening Theme: Into the...

Duration:01:27:31

Children of the Spine Ep 8 - The Crisis of Today | A Stars Without Number Podcast

11/1/2021
The Lost are found, but by who?! And where's Havelock?! Astrid gets a new power, Nadia mourns her metatool, Mohan is ass up, John is about to explode, and Kamala does some competitive hacking. Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening Theme: Into the Portal - Wowobit ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ) *Voice over added by Jonathan Swenson Ending Theme: On the Shore by Kevin MacLeod Link: ( https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4167-on-the-shore...

Duration:01:56:54

Children of the Spine Ep 7 - Discovery is Dangerous | A Stars Without Number Podcast

10/12/2021
The Children take their new mining truck S1LV3A for a leisurely drive across the Fornhagi surface, meeting majestic creatures, lovely people, and trying not to miss their dinner date with Mohan's alien friends. Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening Theme: Into the Portal - Wowobit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ *Voice over added by Jonathan Swenson Ending Theme: On the Shore by Kevin MacLeod Link:...

Duration:02:29:44

Children of the Spine Ep 6 - We Evolve Beyond | A Stars Without Number Podcast

9/13/2021
We rejoin the Children right in the action as the intense motorcycle chase begins after being shot at by unknown assailants! Will they get back to Undarnott or will they be at the mercy of these terrorists, and where are the beings that were supposed to abduct them? Find out on Children of the Spine Ep 6 - We Evolve Beyond! Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening Theme: Into the Portal - Wowobit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ *Voice over added by...

Duration:02:17:12

Bonus - World of Wyldrvir

7/19/2021
The Halfwits are lead by Bee, one of the creators of World of Wyldrvir, in a one shot called Nokka's Fishing Hole! We figured since in real life we are about to have a Christmas in July party we might as well invite you on this wintry adventure we all had back in January! Find everything you need to know about World of Wyldrvir here: https://worldofwyldrvir.carrd.co/ Make sure to check out more than just our episode because their podcast, and their other guest plays tests are...

Duration:01:26:19

Children of the Spine Ep 5 - Racing Never Changes | A Stars Without Number Podcast

6/28/2021
The children prepare for their trip to the true outside of the bubble! Kamala goes through some changes, John is a perv, Astrid tries to redeem herself, Nadia flexes her pilot muscles, and Mohan hunts down his would be abductors! Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening Theme: Into the Portal - Wowobit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ *Voice over added by Jonathan Swenson Episode Music: The Sector - Halfwits & Failed Crits Original. One with All -...

Duration:02:07:41

Please Read the Show Notes - Ep 4 had the Wrong Audio

6/8/2021
If you downloaded Ep 4 on release day, please manually refresh the episode RSS. The new audio is up now, so if you hit play and it starts with the usual theme song, you are all set and don't have to do anything! I was on vacation/ got married this past weekend and forgot I had raw audio uploaded to our host as a placeholder, and that went live instead of our usual stellar (see what I did there) production. Thank you all for being patient. As a apology gift here's a nice calm loop of...

Duration:00:02:07

Children of the Spine Ep 4 - A Binary Handshake | A Stars Without Number Podcast

6/7/2021
The Children are in lock-down! John, Kamala, Astrid, and Nadia get caught venting, while Mohan stays behind with a clean house and a new friend. Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening Theme: Into the Portal - Wowobit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ *Voice over added by Jonathan Swenson Episode Music: The Sector - Halfwits & Failed Crits Original. One with All - Halfwits & Failed Crits Original. Ominous - Halfwits & Failed Crits Original. Ending...

Duration:02:31:01

Children of the Spine Ep 3 - That One's for Free | A Stars Without Number Podcast

5/17/2021
After their cryptic encounter in Lognar, the Children are in search of answers. And what better person to give answers than everyone's favorite elderly neighbor, Frank. Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening Theme: Into the Portal - Wowobit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ *Voice over added by Jonathan Swenson Episode Music: The Sector - Halfwits & Failed Crits Original. One with All - Halfwits & Failed Crits Original. Techno Dome - Halfwits &...

Duration:01:43:47

Children of the Spine Ep 2 - Real Boats Rock | A Stars Without Number Podcast

4/26/2021
We rejoin the Children as they spend their usual morning in the dorm reading magazines, feeding amorphous wolf birds, hacking government websites, and figuring out how to obtain a gun. But their job from the other day isn't complete, and they set out on their first journey outside of Undarnott Campus! What mysterious world awaits where their package needs to be? Find out on Children of the Spine Episode 2 - Real Boats Rock! Game System: Stars Without Number by Kevin Crawford. Opening...

Duration:02:44:45