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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

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

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English


Episodes

Ep 19 - Chris Gunning, The Complex and Other Things, Part 1

4/16/2019
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The Green Box interviews the one and only Chris Gunning. www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ greenboxpodcast.blogspot.com/ twitter.com/9mmRetirement Join us on Discord! discord.gg/ymEzHtt Audio attributions "Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No 1" by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY 3.0 - freemusicarchive.org/music/Kevin_Ma…ymnopedie_No_1 "45rpm needle drop.wav" by Freqman licensed under CC BY 3.0 - freesound.org/people/FreqMan/sounds/42819/ "KEYPAD FAIL/OK" by PMBROWNE licensed under CC BY 3.0 -...

Duration:01:13:45

Our 1st Review: Early Access for the New Edition

3/31/2019
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The Green Box crew offers an exclusive first look at the new ruleset. Quickstart guide - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mbmAj…VA3vS1FRc-Ks/edit Community 3D print models - https://C:/Documents/games/components.stl Kickstarter pitch - https://youtu.be/dQw4w9WgXcQ Where to get odd-numbered dice - https://www.shapeways.com/marketplace/games/dice/?tag=odd%2Bnumber%2Bdice

Duration:00:42:25

Episode 18: Scenario Contest 2: Electric Boogaloo

3/27/2019
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Jake, Kevin, Dhole and Mellon dig into the second annual r/nightattheopera scenario contest and talk about some of their own entries and some of their favorites. All the scenarios we discussed, and many we did not, can be found in the contest document at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mbmAj7i52rvZkusxuXlUJYAML3Ny-EwVA3vS1FRc-Ks/edit www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ greenboxpodcast.blogspot.com/ twitter.com/9mmRetirement Join us on Discord! discord.gg/ymEzHtt Audio attributions "Erik...

Duration:00:46:11

Episode 17 - Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns

3/13/2019
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The Green Box explains the difference between Occult knowledge and Unnatural knowledge, and not to judge a book by its cover. There Was a Firefight, by "Agent Fincher" - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DMJoYtUHFasFIz_xesPYLe7z7D7NPvNV/view?usp=sharing Assorted tomes by mellonbread - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MsrW-B8j5y2SZHHWZksxWPd7ijgVjEwkDmml1wPm52k/edit www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ greenboxpodcast.blogspot.com/ twitter.com/9mmRetirement Join us on Discord!...

Duration:00:49:32

Episode 16 - Going International

2/28/2019
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An in depth discussion of foreign mythos agencies with guest host David Tormsen. http://www.delta-green.com/2012/10/directive-from-a-cell-101-new-foreign-intelligence-agency-threats-to-delta-green/ https://www.reddit.com/r/DeltaGreenRPG/comments/96yymj/chim%C3%A8res_an_attempt_at_a_utilizable_french_dg/ http://fairfieldproject.wikidot.com/xianfeng http://fairfieldproject.wikidot.com/huodezu http://fairfieldproject.wikidot.com/office-44...

Duration:00:55:31

Episode 15 - Interesting Gradations of Failure

2/14/2019
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The Green Box explores how to make fun and interesting gameplay decisions around hacking and stealth, and also how to be more interactive than just blurting out the name of the skill you want to roll. The Alexandrian - Letting it Ride https://thealexandrian.net/wordpress/38313/roleplaying-games/the-art-of-rulings-part-8-let-it-ride DeviantOllam - breaking into a bank with whiskey https://youtu.be/SDl4AO4ancI Apocalypse World basic playbook...

Duration:01:11:49

Episode 14 - I Am Become Death, Destroyer of Scenarios

1/30/2019
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The Green Box offers advice for running Delta Green games outside of the modern Delta Green era. Also, advice for what to do when an agent's motivations clash with the premise of a mission. A Taste for Skin, by mellonbread - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1E56MKfEr0ZFIX3COeAy44Crm207t1MlZqcLM2tQ-pv4/edit The Final Flight of Cody 193, by Jake Cook - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1C8r9hzQCVokvh_wpedRciVSyVi7NAxZQ6zvMZWebRak/edit The Evening Redness in Yoth/EXULTANT MEGATHERIAN by...

Duration:00:40:19

Operation DRYWALL FILLINGS

1/22/2019
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Brent Trent digs into a rare intersection of architecture and dentistry. https://www.valdostadailytimes.com/news/local_news/hundreds-of-teeth-found-in-downtown-valdosta-wall/article_2c6a0635-f973-58c2-8e18-949e63e4d9c7.html

Duration:00:08:10

Episode 13 - Frangible Bullets and Frangible Minds

1/16/2019
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The Green Box crew talks post-mission sanity rewards, how to make san loss and projection run smoother, and Will and Kevin discuss their personal handler styles. Mythos Spotting - the Fairfield Project wiki http://fairfieldproject.wikidot.com/delta-green www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ greenboxpodcast.blogspot.com/ twitter.com/9mmRetirement Join us on Discord! discord.gg/ymEzHtt Audio attributions "Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No 1" by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY 3.0 -...

Duration:01:02:56

2018 Shotgun Scenarios, Part 2: Double Barrel

1/7/2019
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Bonus episode! Kevin, Dhole, Will and Mellonbread talk about the winning entries of the 2018 Shotgun Scenario contest. The 2018 Shotgun Scenario contest - fairfieldproject.wikidot.com/shotgun-sc…rios#toc16 "Skub" by Nicholas Gurewitch - http://pbfcomics.com/comics/skub/ Operation SPARKPLUG by Kevin Ham - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_WYJQWnPlfm36zyn9HeI1YGj0oFRogIdZrkQ6qKNzwA/edit www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ greenboxpodcast.blogspot.com/ twitter.com/9mmRetirement Join us on...

Duration:00:42:21

Episode 12 - A Shotgun Approach

1/2/2019
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Tonight on the Green Box, Mellonbread, Tom and Will bring you you their highlights of the 2018 shotgun scenario contest. The 2018 Shotgun Scenario contest - http://fairfieldproject.wikidot.com/shotgun-scenarios#toc16 PARTING WORDS, by Dennis Detwiller - https://www.patreon.com/posts/parting-words-20904535 Stasi Training Video: Clandestine Apartment Search - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bba3tryTJbs www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ greenboxpodcast.blogspot.com/ twitter.com/9mmRetirement...

Duration:00:51:49

Episode 11 - Shoggoths and Shibboleths

12/12/2018
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This week, the Green Box tackles agent bonds as collateral damage, reframing the Program as more proactive, and a hypothesis on a possible Delta Green campaign framework. R Cell: Your Boss is Your Enemy, by pfarland https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/dglist/conversations/messages/37100 K9 Unit by mellonbread https://docs.google.com/document/d/1y6akQKhAP4W6WoEFgOD3TJf_uBu7Nlryrd1_P4qzFP4/edit www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ https://greenboxpodcast.blogspot.com/...

Duration:00:38:45

Episode 10 - A Waste of Good Suffering

11/23/2018
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This episode brings an exhaustive discussion of artefacts, how to use them, how to encourage your players to use them, our favourite examples, and more. Burglar Monks, by BurningHeron https://docs.google.com/document/d/1N6ndabyGKtMZD7y4qRkZ7rWk1Ux_ZV0gTYW7pvV9WA4/edit The Button, by Will Roy http://fairfieldproject.wikidot.com/the-button D100 Green Box Trinkets by mellonbread https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uwUVZDxInhBUaBJYJ9sIxjDhPCR8QzzjhEk7e5zol3E/edit Sacramento Green Box by Kevin...

Duration:00:54:41

The Coverup - Operation RAYCAT BLACKPILE

11/19/2018
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Brent Trent investigates mysterious black pyramids. http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/23704/heres-what-a-sinister-looking-giant-black-pyramid-is-doing-at-an-abandoned-military-base

Duration:00:12:56

Episode 09 - Insanity is Fun!

11/7/2018
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In this episode we embrace insanity and talk about disorders, bonds, sanity and what they mean narratively. Mellon, Jake, Dhole and Heron also tell us a bit about their unique approaches to writing for and running Delta Green. Scenarios which exemplify our particular styles: "Because the beauty of the White Ape Woman must not perish from the earth" by mellonbread http://fairfieldproject.wikidot.com/because-the-beauty-of-the-white-ape-woman-must-not-perish-fr "Black Mayonnaise" by...

Duration:00:55:44

Episode 08 - Would The Real Delta Green Please Stand Up?

10/24/2018
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In this episode we talk about agent backstories, some of the defining differences of the Program and the Outlaws and how to use them in your games, and how to avoid overplanning and analysis paralysis at the table. The Alexandrian: Rolling to Failure https://thealexandrian.net/wordpress/38798/roleplaying-games/gm-dont-list-2-rolling-to-failure www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ https://greenboxpodcast.blogspot.com/ https://twitter.com/9mmRetirement Join us on Discord! discord.gg/ymEzHtt Audio...

Duration:00:47:54

Episode 07 - That's Exactly What a Conscious Mind Would Say

10/9/2018
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This episode we discuss the conspiracy sci-fi show Fringe, types and tropes of RPG scenarios, and how to manage your players' attention spans. Fringe Episode 1.01 - "Come Work for Me" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nHkkGsJ6bQ&feature=youtu.be (2005) Undercover at Gen Con, Part 1 By Jesse Decker and David Noonan http://archive.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/dd/20050916a www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/ https://greenboxpodcast.blogspot.com/ https://twitter.com/9mmRetirement Join us on...

Duration:00:53:46

The Coverup - Operation SUNSPOT PEDOPHILE

10/3/2018
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Brent Trent uncovers the truth behind the mysterious closure of the Sunspot Solar Observatory in New Mexico. https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/15/us/national-solar-observatory-closed-evacuated-trnd/index.html

Duration:00:09:29

Episode 06 - Is This a Setpiece?

9/19/2018
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This episode we discuss the Night at the Opera Setpiece contest, including some of our own entries. We also talk about what can happen when your Agents run afoul of the law, and when they run afoul of each other, and ways to make that into interesting gameplay. (Sorry about the audio quality this week, we'll do better next time) r/NightAtTheOpera Setpiece Contest https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PP5OUa8vEdbRLr7N2qaUPeU01qI9RpqT97RI7aOmaW4 www.reddit.com/r/NightAtTheOpera/...

Duration:00:53:46

The Coverup - Operation VANILLIA ICE

9/11/2018
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Brent Trent digs into the suspicious "flu" outbreak on Emirates Flight 203. https://www.washingtonpost.com/transportation/2018/09/05/plane-quarantined-new-york-after-illnesses-flight-dubai-officials-say/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.6ca8663039c8

Duration:00:10:30