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A podcast about Delta Green, horror, and tabletop RPGs.

A podcast about Delta Green, horror, and tabletop RPGs.

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United States

Description:

A podcast about Delta Green, horror, and tabletop RPGs.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 78 - An Ass out of U and Me

7/21/2021
The Green Box explains what happens when you assume and how to think like a detective. Overcoming Investigative Assumptions (from the FBI) https://leb.fbi.gov/articles/featured-articles/overcoming-investigative-assumptions?s=09 The Five W's of information synthesis https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Ws Standard interview questions, from Mutant City Blues page 171 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EYgTxOiWoAEN3TP?format=png&name=small twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join...

Duration:00:57:53

Episode 77 - Broad Strokes

7/7/2021
In a follow-on segment to Episode 52 (Game Design, Who is Usul Among Us), we spitball about how we might design and run a Delta Green megagame. If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join us on Discord! https://discord.gg/ymEzHtt www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ Audio attributions "Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No 1" by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY 3.0 -...

Duration:00:51:44

Episode 76 - FoDG Scenario Design Part 2, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

6/23/2021
The second half of our sort-of-live-written Fall of Delta Green mission, "Bada Bing, Bada Boom" If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join us on Discord! https://discord.gg/ymEzHtt www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ Audio attributions "Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No 1" by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY 3.0 - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Classical_Sampler/Gymnopedie_No_1 "45rpm...

Duration:00:46:32

Episode 75 - FoDG Scenario Design Part 1

6/9/2021
Writing a mythos mystery from whole cloth, using the framework published in The Fall of Delta Green. Live! Sort of. If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join us on Discord! https://discord.gg/ymEzHtt www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ Audio attributions "Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No 1" by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY 3.0 -...

Duration:01:10:59

Episode 74 - Extracurricular

5/26/2021
In this long rambly episode we talk about some of the side projects we're working on in our tabletop hobby.

Duration:01:09:32

Episode 73 - Persons of Interest

5/12/2021
How do you populate your imaginary worlds with interesting, memorable, likeable imaginary people? If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join us on Discord! https://discord.gg/ymEzHtt www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ Audio attributions "Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No 1" by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY 3.0 - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Classical_Sampler/Gymnopedie_No_1...

Duration:00:36:26

Episode 72 - The Good Vibes Box

4/28/2021
It's easy to focus on negative tabletop stories because those are the ones people tend to spread around. Instead of that, we're going to share stories that highlight why we love this weird hobby. If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join us on Discord! https://discord.gg/ymEzHtt www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ Audio attributions "Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No 1" by Kevin MacLeod licensed under...

Duration:00:52:05

Episode 71 - Multimedia Ops

4/14/2021
How well does a tabletop roleplaying game about secret conspiracies and cosmic horror translate to other media? The Green Box explores some hypotheticals. If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join us on Discord! https://discord.gg/ymEzHtt www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ Audio attributions "Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No 1" by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY 3.0 -...

Duration:00:45:54

Episode 70 - The Green Box on Green Boxes

4/2/2021
(April fools! Real episode this time, we promise) The Green Box doubles down on search engine indexing and discusses what makes a Green Box, and how to use them as elements in your game. (Visit us on Twitter to see the alignment chart) If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join us on Discord! https://discord.gg/ymEzHtt www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ Audio attributions "Erik Satie:...

Duration:00:41:54

Episode 69 - Monaco Adjacent This Time of Year

4/1/2021
It's a real nice place. If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join us on Discord! https://discord.gg/ymEzHtt www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ Audio attributions "Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No 1" by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY 3.0 - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Classical_Sampler/Gymnopedie_No_1 "45rpm needle drop.wav" by Freqman licensed under CC BY 3.0 -...

Duration:00:00:14

Episode 68 - Playtesting is just Spicy Editing

3/17/2021
You've heard the phrase "last but not least", and playtesting is one of the last steps of writing an RPG module. Or is it? If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join us on Discord! https://discord.gg/ymEzHtt www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ Audio attributions "Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No 1" by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY 3.0 -...

Duration:00:45:21

Episode 67 - The Analyst Game

3/3/2021
This week, Tom reframes Delta Green missions around analysts rather than case officers and cells, and Kevin digs for supporting detail in a real honest to god US Government report. Bonus segment: Band of Boats, the hit new RPG coming to stores near you! Coast guard jumps on a mini-sub: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TssmEdbW-WA USGAO Report on Federal Tactical Teams https://www.gao.gov/assets/710/709297.pdf If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement...

Duration:01:00:17

Episode 66 - A Pace of the Action

2/17/2021
How difficult is too difficult? How can you, as GM or as a player, help keep your game from stalling out? The answers to these questions and more. If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join us on Discord! https://discord.gg/ymEzHtt www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ Audio attributions "Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No 1" by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY 3.0 -...

Duration:01:05:04

Episode 65 - Oversold and Overlooked

2/4/2021
What do you do when your players missed a vital clue because someone sneezed? How do you tell them that the impossible threat they're afraid of is all in their heads? Listen to find out. If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join us on Discord! https://discord.gg/ymEzHtt www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ Audio attributions "Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No 1" by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY 3.0...

Duration:00:30:52

Episode 64.5 - Improv with Allison

1/23/2021
An old friend of Will's joins the show for a deep dive in improv gamemastering. If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join us on Discord! https://discord.gg/ymEzHtt www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ Audio attributions "Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No 1" by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY 3.0 - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_MacLeod/Classical_Sampler/Gymnopedie_No_1 "45rpm needle...

Duration:00:37:51

Episode 64 - Embrace the Cringe with Mike

1/20/2021
In honor of New GM Month, Mike of the Courtesy Flush joins the Green Box to talk about why planning doesn't really matter. STAR TRACK on the Courtesy Flush https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPBJ9V1rAWTCyEpwLQLx9-cpzYx-cOEwe The Black Pants Legion podcast https://anchor.fm/blackpantslegion If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join us on Discord! https://discord.gg/ymEzHtt...

Duration:00:52:12

Episode 63 - Live from a Pile of Rubble Near Fairfield Pond

1/6/2021
The results of the 2020 Shotgun Scenario contest are in, and the Green Box discusses our favorites from this year's crop. The 2020 Shotgun Scenario Contest https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Owt_xMIjJHRAeUGwYE-j1rZUGK6CEA8xiZvO4Mw2VwA/edit If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join us on Discord! https://discord.gg/ymEzHtt www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ Audio attributions "Erik Satie:...

Duration:01:17:09

Episode 62 - Addendum to Alphonse's Axioms

12/23/2020
The Green Box looks at Professor Camp's words of advice to see how well they apply to the modern day. Alphonse's Axioms for Agents, by A. Scott Glancy: http://www.delta-green.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Alphonses-Axioms-for-Agents.pdf If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join us on Discord! https://discord.gg/ymEzHtt www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ Audio attributions "Erik Satie:...

Duration:00:50:14

Episode 61 - Firing Solutions

12/9/2020
The crew talks how to design interesting and interactive fight scenes, and Tom is faced with an impossible choice. Kevin's referenced video clip: Former CIA Chief of Disguise on Argo https://youtu.be/mUqeBMP8nEg?t=565 If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join us on Discord! https://discord.gg/ymEzHtt www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ Audio attributions "Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No 1" by Kevin...

Duration:01:10:13

Episode 60 - 50 Shades of Microfiction

11/26/2020
This week we offer a retrospective on the recent r/n@to Microfiction Contest. 2020 Microfiction Contest doc: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1G4udZ3KT-f3KkQSShsx_TtfOfafKroui6YtDo0sxbqA/edit If you like our show, consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/9mmretirement twitter.com/9mmRetirement www.facebook.com/9mmRetirement/ Join us on Discord! https://discord.gg/ymEzHtt www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ Audio attributions "Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No 1" by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC...

Duration:01:10:38