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An improvised fantasy roleplaying game set in the world of Alba Salix, Royal Physician. We use the Dungeon World roleplaying system and improv to weave a tale of flightless fairies, half-demons and cafeteria line workers, dystopian empires, magical waterfalls and mysterious books. Oh, and the end of time—that's in there somewhere too.

An improvised fantasy roleplaying game set in the world of Alba Salix, Royal Physician. We use the Dungeon World roleplaying system and improv to weave a tale of flightless fairies, half-demons and cafeteria line workers, dystopian empires, magical waterfalls and mysterious books. Oh, and the end of time—that's in there somewhere too.
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An improvised fantasy roleplaying game set in the world of Alba Salix, Royal Physician. We use the Dungeon World roleplaying system and improv to weave a tale of flightless fairies, half-demons and cafeteria line workers, dystopian empires, magical waterfalls and mysterious books. Oh, and the end of time—that's in there somewhere too.

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English


Episodes

31: Breaking Blat

9/15/2019
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On the trail of the Shattering, the party drive towards the mysterious Mount Zirma, but meet resistance along the way – and discover that they aren't the only passengers on board the Blatavan. If you haven't yet, check out our newest show, an all-improvised dark comedy sci-fi serial called Civilized! The Peeps This Week: Sean HowardMichael HowieCarter SiddallLaura PackerStephen SmithEli McIlveen Where to find us: WebsitePatreonFacebook GroupInstagram Apple Podcasts Spotify Google...

Duration:00:42:01

30: Snake Oil

9/1/2019
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Darcy, Blat, Eggerton and Snegal prepare to rescue Jacklyn and Jill from the Shattering – but quickly run into trouble. This week's podcast recommendation is the sci-fi drama Girl In Space! The Peeps This Week: Sean HowardMichael HowieCarter SiddallLaura PackerStephen SmithEli McIlveen Where to find us: WebsitePatreonFacebook GroupInstagram Apple Podcasts Spotify Google PlayStitcher Content Warning: Screaming, panic, kidnapping, violence, angry mobs, malpractice, giant animals,...

Duration:00:53:59

29: Nobody's Side

8/21/2019
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We leave our three adventurers for a moment and journey to a far-off island. Long ago, Ananka and Moira's youngest sister Tekmar ran from the Nexus and went into hiding. But now, it seems someone has found her at last. This week's recommended podcast is Merely Roleplayers! The Peeps This Week: Sean HowardLaura PackerStephen SmithEli McIlveen Where to find us: WebsitePatreonFacebook GroupInstagram Apple Podcasts Spotify Google PlayStitcher Content Warning: Screaming, panic,...

Duration:00:55:17

28: Old Friends, Old Enemies

8/4/2019
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The party meet some frightening and familiar adversaries on their journey back to Paradox. Where will their quest lead them next? And what has become of the Academy? And check out DM To GM, a brand new podcast where GM Sean and DM Russ More (Dumbgeons and Dragons) answer your questions and get you on the way to running your favourite RPG! The Peeps This Week: Sean HowardCarter SiddallMichael HowieLaura PackerStephen SmithEli McIlveen Where to find us: WebsitePatreonFacebook...

Duration:01:06:06

27: Something Else Again

7/21/2019
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Our reunited adventurers make their way back toward the Academy, but stop off at the Temple Idris, where they find some familiar faces – and a few surprises. Don't forget to check out this week's recommended podcast: Dark Dice! The Peeps This Week: Sean HowardMichael HowieCarter SiddallLaura PackerStephen SmithEli McIlveen Where to find us: WebsitePatreonFacebook GroupInstagram Apple Podcasts Spotify Google PlayStitcher Content Warning: Panic, shouting, confusion, yada yada; separation,...

Duration:00:59:48

26: Immortal Combat

7/7/2019
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Darcy and Eggerton have found their way to Blat at last – just in time for Celene's final move. It's time for a divine showdown. We're going to be in Boston at PodTales, a great new festival of audio drama and fiction podcasting, this October 20th! Sean will also be at Podcast Movement in Orlando! He'll be speaking about growing your Patreon on Wednesday, August 14th. And check out our recommended podcast, Arca 45672! The Peeps This Week: Sean HowardMichael HowieCarter SiddallLaura...

Duration:00:56:28

25: Making and Breaking

6/23/2019
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Darcy sneaks through Celene's castle to reach Blat, but Eggerton gets caught in traffic. The Peeps This Week: Sean HowardCarter SiddallMichael HowieLaura PackerStephen SmithEli McIlveen Where to find us: WebsitePatreonFacebook GroupInstagram Apple Podcasts Spotify Google PlayStitcher Content Warning: Drug use, bereavement, gunshots and police violence – and need we mention panic and screaming?

Duration:00:53:07

Our newest show: Civilized!

6/12/2019
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Hi everyone! We wanted to share a preview of our newest show (and the first one set outside the Alba universe). It's an all-improvised dark comedy sci-fi serial called Civilized. Civilized, Episode 1: Rain Stranded on an unknown planet, Beatrix builds a shelter, while Bob does his best to help — and a new threat descends from above. Starring Kristi Boulton, Michael Divinski, Mbula Enobong and Sean Howard. Sound design: Eli McIlveen Cover art: David Demaret Announcers: Marisa King and...

Duration:00:13:56

24: Diamonds and Diversions

6/9/2019
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Time is flowing strangely as Darcy and Eggerton make their way to Celene's palace – and Blat prepares for a fateful confrontation. The Peeps This Week: Sean HowardMichael HowieCarter SiddallLaura PackerStephen SmithEli McIlveen Where to find us: WebsitePatreonFacebook GroupInstagram Apple Podcasts Spotify Google PlayStitcher Content Warning: Painful deaths; shouting and screaming and asthma; sexual harassment and general confusion.

Duration:01:01:37

23: Anywhere and Everywhere

5/26/2019
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Darcy desperately seeks a way to help Blat, while Blat desperately seeks a way to save Eggerton. YES! Other Bothers has returned! We're thrilled to be back in your headphones every two weeks with more ridiculous adventures. Also: if you aren't caught up on Dumbgeons & Dragons, now's the time to do it — Sean got to be a special guest for Episode 83, their massive arc finale! The Peeps This Week: Sean HowardCarter SiddallMichael HowieLaura PackerStephen SmithEli McIlveen Where to find...

Duration:01:03:15

22: Best Laid Plans

4/7/2019
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Blat, Darcy and Eggerton track the goddess Celene to her new hideout and ready themselves for battle and/or hugs. We're going on a short hiatus, but we'll be back soon with our next episode. Follow us on social media for updates! This week's recommended actual play podcast is The Lucky Die! The Peeps This Week: Sean HowardMichael HowieCarter SiddallLaura PackerStephen SmithEli McIlveen Where to find us: WebsitePatreonFacebook GroupInstagram Apple Podcasts Spotify Google PlayStitcher...

Duration:00:56:27

21: Ice Ice Baby

3/24/2019
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Blat meets some obstacles on the trail of Celene, while Eggerton and Darcy meet some obstacles on the trail of Blat. If you haven't already, check out the Reckless Play Guild on Facebook: a group built by Dumbgeons and Dragons, Dark Dice, The Lucky Die and The End of Time and Other Bothers! The Peeps This Week: Sean HowardMichael HowieCarter SiddallLaura PackerStephen SmithEli McIlveen Where to find us: WebsitePatreonFacebook GroupInstagram Apple Podcasts Spotify Google PlayStitcher...

Duration:00:56:20

20: The Meeting of the Three

3/10/2019
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At the urging of Mother Speckley, Eggerton and Darcy set out to help Blat — and find him a changed half-demon. In case you missed it, check out "Taytha's Arrival", the first chapter of a new story, set in Steadfast before the events of The End of Time Episode 1! The Peeps This Week: Sean HowardCarter SiddallMichael HowieLaura PackerStephen SmithEli McIlveen Where to find us: WebsitePatreonFacebook GroupInstagram Apple Podcasts Spotify Google PlayStitcher Content Warning: Mentions of...

Duration:01:03:07

19: Point of Contact

2/24/2019
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Eggerton and Darcy make their way back to the Nexus seeking answers — but instead, everything goes terribly wrong. Our recommended actual-play podcast this week: Fate and the Fablemaidens! And a reminder that Sean will be at Podfest Multimedia Expo in Orlando in March! The Peeps This Week: Sean HowardMichael HowieCarter SiddallLaura PackerStephen SmithEli McIlveen Where to find us: WebsitePatreonFacebook GroupInstagram Apple Podcasts Spotify Google PlayStitcher Content Warning:...

Duration:00:52:19

18: Going Downhill

2/10/2019
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Darcy and Eggerton wander the rebooted storyverse in search of an artifact, while Blat encounters a mysterious stranger who aims to change his destiny. Check out the Reckless Play Guild on Facebook: a group built by Dumbgeons and Dragons, Dark Dice, The Lucky Die and The End of Time and Other Bothers! Speaking of Dumbgeons, their new bonus episode featuring Sean as Snegal and Travis Vengroff of Dark Dice is now up! And Sean will be at Podfest Multimedia Expo in Orlando in March! The...

Duration:01:05:18

17: Return of the Oracle

1/28/2019
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While Darcy and Eggerton struggle to make sense of their new mission, Blat makes his way back to the Temple of the Oracle for a visit. Plus: while we were in Seattle for PodCon, Sean sat down to play some D&D with the Dumbgeons and Dragons crew and Travis from Dark Dice. Check out the video! The Peeps This Week: Sean HowardMichael HowieCarter SiddallLaura PackerStephen SmithEli McIlveen Where to find us: WebsitePatreonFacebook GroupInstagram Apple Podcasts Spotify Google PlayStitcher...

Duration:00:55:13

16: The Moon Mission

1/13/2019
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Blat reluctantly embarks on his mission to convert the people of the world to the worship of Celene, goddess of the moon. The Peeps This Week: Sean HowardCarter SiddallMichael HowieLaura PackerStephen SmithEli McIlveen Where to find us: WebsitePatreonFacebook GroupInstagramApple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle PlayStitcher Content Warning: Colonialism, religious conversion, panic and screaming, nudity, drunkenness, war, urban sprawl and sad animals. Episode transcript coming soon!

Duration:00:55:59

Bonus Scene: Eggerton Needs To Go

12/31/2018
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Back in Episode 10, you might remember Eggerton looking for a bathroom and being ushered away by the Slaad. What happened next? Want more extras like this one? Every week on #FarlorianFridays, we post bonus content for all our Patreon supporters: bonus scenes, game playthroughs and more — not to mention our End Notes, where Sean, Eli and our players discuss the latest Other Bothers episode. Plus, if you join before January 1, 2019 at the $5 level or above, you'll get a lovely new sticker...

Duration:00:05:18

IPM 2018 Special: X Marks The Spot

12/29/2018
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We're back with more bonus content! This time it's a whole standalone adventure we recorded for International Podcast Month (a project of Tess Cocchio, who hosts the wonderful RPG podcast I Am Hear). X Marks The Spot probably takes place some time between Other Bothers Episodes 5 and 6. Every week, we post bonus content for all our Patreon supporters: specials like this, deleted scenes, stories, game playthroughs and more. Plus, if you join before January 1, 2019 at the $5 level or above,...

Duration:00:45:44

Sound Design Breakdown: BAZOOKA!

12/27/2018
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Warning: Spoilers for Episodes 4 and 11! Happy Holidays, everyone! To round out 2018, we're posting some of our favourite Patreon #FarlorianFridays exclusives, starting with this sound effects breakdown where Eli describes how he created the sound of Blat's signature weapon. Patreon supporters get access to all our Farlorian Fridays content, including: Plus, if you join before January 1, 2019 at the $5 level or above, you'll get a lovely new sticker with art by Katharine Green, featuring...

Duration:00:11:50