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An actual play RPG podcast where a group of friends try out some of the less-rolled RPG systems each season, and play exciting new indie TTRPGs. New episodes every other Wednesday!

An actual play RPG podcast where a group of friends try out some of the less-rolled RPG systems each season, and play exciting new indie TTRPGs. New episodes every other Wednesday!

Location:

United States

Description:

An actual play RPG podcast where a group of friends try out some of the less-rolled RPG systems each season, and play exciting new indie TTRPGs. New episodes every other Wednesday!

Language:

English


Episodes

Campfire 18: A More Interesting Answer

6/29/2022
While Sabrina finishes filling Lucinda in on Sid's fate, the remaining kids wander off into the woods to investigate some extremely cool music. The Camp Counselors take off after them, but when Jett is separated from the group, xe must make a difficult choice. ---- This episode starred Em as Shawn Ghast (they/them), Micky as Lumen Essence (they/them), Kris as Sabrina (she/her), and Grahame as Jett (xe/xir). We are playing Sleepaway by Jay Dragon and Possum Creek Studios, with elements...

Duration:00:51:08

Campfire 17: For Letting You Live!

6/15/2022
Armed with the Moths, and a story, the Camp Counselors return to the Hellbender Queen to bargain for the power to combat the Lindworm. Sabrina tells Lucinda the truth of what happened to Sid. -- This episode starred Em as Shawn Ghast (they/them), Micky as Achille (any pronouns), Kris as Sabrina (she/her), and Grahame as Jett (xe/xir). We are playing Sleepaway by Jay Dragon and Possum Creek Studios, with elements from the Uncanny expansion. For more information on their games, visit...

Duration:00:54:29

Backroads Special!! - TRLT: Glass House - Lincoln’s Beard!

6/1/2022
Four scavengers pick through the ruins of St. Louis' tangle, trying to find a legendary plant whose beans make an excellent morning pick-me-up. Along the way, the party gets split up. While Blade and Finn continue on the mission, Indie and Muggsy have to search for Roger, Indie's cat. Features Asa (he/him) and Alex (he/him) of Backwater games, as well as Em (they/them), Micky (they/them) and Grahame (he/they). Asa is the GM, Alex plays Independence Landgrab (he/him), Micky played Muggsy...

Duration:02:19:47

Campfire 16: This is Not a Good Place for Children

5/18/2022
The Wolves hunt. They strike. They take. They leave. The Counselors deal with the aftermath. The Lindworm watches from somewhere nearby. -- This episode starred Em as Shawn Ghast (they/them), Micky as Achille (any pronouns), Kris as Sabrina (she/her), and Grahame as Jett (xe/xir). We are playing Sleepaway by Jay Dragon and Possum Creek Studios, with elements from the Uncanny expansion. For more information on their games, visit www.possumcreekgames.com/ Cover Image by Grahame. Theme...

Duration:00:53:38

To Change Special: Field Trip

5/4/2022
Check out the To Change crowdfund page at https://gamefound.com/projects/usducktape/tochange --- What should have been an easy A in the geology course gets weird when the Professor drops an unexpected field trip on the class. Classmates Cassidy (she/her) and Brick (he/him) get a very hands-on education when a sinkhole places them in a tunnel, where they begin To Change. Featuring Ewen as Cassidy, Grahame as Brick, and Duck as the GM. --- We are playing To Change by Ulysses "Duck"...

Duration:01:58:00

Campfire 15: Do You Want to Just Hang Out, or Something?

4/20/2022
Sabrina, Jett, and Shawn have a run-in with the Lindworm. Sabrina loses her cool, Jett leads a spell, and Shawn invites a new friend to hang out. -- This episode starred Em as Shawn Ghast (they/them), Micky as Achille (any pronouns), Kris as Sabrina (she/her), and Grahame as Jett (xe/xir). We are playing Sleepaway by Jay Dragon and Possum Creek Studios, with elements from the Uncanny expansion. For more information on their games, visit www.possumcreekgames.com/ Cover Image by Grahame....

Duration:00:54:48

Campfire 14: Have You Tried More Trauma?

4/6/2022
Returning to the Camp, Sabrina checks in with the remaining campers, who she finds in a daze on the beach. Jett and Shawn are distracted by the oncoming storm. -- This episode starred Em as Shawn Ghast (they/them), Micky as Achille (any pronouns), Kris as Sabrina (she/her), and Grahame. We are playing Sleepaway by Jay Dragon and Possum Creek Studios, with elements from the Uncanny expansion. For more information on their games, visit www.possumcreekgames.com/ Cover Image by Grahame....

Duration:01:02:54

Campfire 13: We’ve Got Some Teeth, Unfortunately

3/23/2022
Jett guides Sabrina and Shawn into the Underhill King's chambers, where they bargain for information. The group then seeks an audience with the Hellbender Queen, and has to make more deals. -- This episode starred Em as Shawn Ghast (they/them), Micky as Achille (any pronouns), Kris as Sabrina (she/her), and Grahame as Jett (xe/xir). We are playing Sleepaway by Jay Dragon and Possum Creek Studios, with elements from the Uncanny expansion. For more information on their games, visit...

Duration:01:02:52

Campfire 12: One Direction Memorial Tunnel

3/9/2022
Reunited with a strange version of Jett, Achille is at the end of their rope. Shawn tries to help Jett remember, and Sabrina has some questions for an old acquaintance. -- This episode starred Em as Shawn Ghast (they/them), Micky as Achille (any pronouns), Kris as Sabrina (she/her), and Grahame as Jett (xe/xir). We are playing Sleepaway by Jay Dragon and Possum Creek Studios, with elements from the Uncanny expansion. For more information on their games, visit...

Duration:00:59:02

Campfire 11: Mythical Daddy

2/23/2022
Having reached the Well, the remaining counselors need to figure out what to do next. More truths and secrets come out, some strange stones reveal themselves, but in the end, they must climb down. -- This episode features the 'Down the Abandoned Well' Ritual for Sleepaway from WhatNames Games on Itch. For more of their work, visit whatnames.itch.io (and tip generously!) -- This episode starred Em as Shawn Ghast (they/them), Micky as Achille (any pronouns), Kris as Sabrina (she/her), and...

Duration:00:59:05

Campfire 10: Is This According to OSHA Standards?

2/9/2022
Achille's violent run-in with the Biggest Lindworm Skeptic, Tad, is interrupted by a tree bleeding onto the campers. Sean has a strange moment in the forest, but it's Sabrina who reveals a secret she can't run from anymore. -- This episode starred Em as Shawn Ghast (they/them), Micky as Achille (any pronouns), Kris as Sabrina (she/her), and Grahame. We are playing Sleepaway by Jay Dragon and Possum Creek Studios, with elements from the Uncanny expansion. For more information on their...

Duration:00:58:57

Campfire 9: Three Traumatized People Yelling at Birds

1/26/2022
While Shawn tries to get some sense from a trio of cryptic avian oracles, Achille's grief takes on new forms. Sabrina and the rest of the counselors make a decision about the safety of the campers. Someone gets sauced. -- This episode starred Em as Shawn Ghast (they/them), Micky as Achille (any pronouns), Kris as Sabrina (she/her), and Grahame. We are playing Sleepaway by Jay Dragon and Possum Creek Studios, with elements from the Uncanny expansion. For more information on their games,...

Duration:00:52:04

Campfire 8: Nothing Bad has Ever Happened on this Boat

1/12/2022
Packing lanterns, snacks, and a tactical shovel, the counselors head out to find out what Alphonse was burying. -- This episode starred Em as Shawn Ghast (they/them), Micky as Achille (any pronouns), Kris as Sabrina (she/her), and Grahame as Jett (xe/xir). We are playing Sleepaway by Jay Dragon and Possum Creek Studios, with elements from the Uncanny expansion. For more information on their games, visit www.possumcreekgames.com/ Cover Image by Grahame. Theme music by Dark Fantasy Studio....

Duration:00:59:00

Campfire 7: Better than a Fortune Cookie

12/29/2021
After an all-around terrible day, the campers and the counselors sit down for a calm evening of marshmallows, hot dogs, "music" and cryptic puzzles involving ghostly rabbits. -- This episode starred Em as Shawn Ghast (they/them), Micky as Achille (any pronouns), Kris as Sabrina (she/her), and Grahame as Jett (xe/xir). We are playing Sleepaway by Jay Dragon and Possum Creek Studios, with elements from the Uncanny expansion. For more information on their games, visit...

Duration:01:07:28

Campfire 6: For those playing along at home

12/15/2021
Achille and Shawn try their hands at magic, while Zack sneaks off to find his new, icy friend. When Sabrina goes looking for the absent camper, she runs into someone from outside the Camp. -- This episode starred Em as Shawn Ghast (they/them), Micky as Achille (any pronouns), Kris as Sabrina (she/her), and Grahame as Jett (xe/xir). We are playing Sleepaway by Jay Dragon and Possum Creek Studios, with elements from the Uncanny expansion. For more information on their games, visit...

Duration:01:19:26

Campfire 5: Some Vampire Poem

12/1/2021
The morning of Sports Day, Achille opens up to Jett by the lake. Zach goes to find out where the bone came from. The Lindworm's latest attack splits the party--and the camp itself. -- This episode starred Em as Shawn Ghast (they/them), Micky as Achille (any pronouns), Kris as Sabrina (she/her), and Grahame as Jett (xe/xir). We are playing Sleepaway by Jay Dragon and Possum Creek Studios, with elements from the Uncanny expansion. For more information on their games, visit...

Duration:00:58:00

Moonlight over Roseville Beach Special: Wingman

11/17/2021
Moonlight over Roseville Beach is Kickstarting This Week! You can also check out the Quickstart Guide, played in this episode. --- When both a locally famous drag queen and Emery's co-worker (definitely not a crush, though...) don't show up for work, the shapeshifting gardener Ash and fresh-faced bartender Emery go to investigate, and find that strange things are afoot in Roseville Beach. --- Featuring: --- Content Warnings: If these are themes that you are not in the right head space...

Duration:01:47:13

Era of Silence Special - Part 2: An Immaculate Conception!

11/10/2021
Era of Silence is Kickstarting This Month! For more information on the game, visit the Shrike Tabletop website. --- After a trip to the car dealership for a "high-class, long-term rental", Remy finds themself on a train to parenthood. Aton, Oscar, and Vant get to work on The Perfect Crime (we hope). --- Featuring: --- Content Warnings: If these are themes that you are not in the right head space for, consider listening to these episodes at a later date. --- Cover Image by Grahame....

Duration:01:27:27

Era of Silence Special - Part 1: 10 Minutes to Northpoint Station

11/10/2021
Era of Silence is Kickstarting This Month! For more information on the game, visit the Shrike Tabletop website. --- Two priests, an assassin, and a mushroom walk into a radio studio... Stop me if you've heard this one before. An infamous radio host summons a group of unlikely freelancers to help him steal a compound used in food and drugs. --- Featuring: --- Content Warnings: If these are themes that you are not in the right head space for, consider listening to these episodes at a...

Duration:01:14:45

Campfire 4: A Wallop Right Back

10/20/2021
Achille finds themself in a conflagration of sorts, then tries to find a way back to Camp, while the Jett, Sabrina, and Shawn continue their search along the Sneaking Path. -- This episode starred Em as Shawn Ghast (they/them), Micky as Achille (any pronouns), Kris as Sabrina (she/her), and Grahame as Jett (xe/xir). We are playing Sleepaway by Jay Dragon and Possum Creek Studios, with elements from the Uncanny expansion. For more information on their games, visit...

Duration:00:45:33