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The Secret Cellar is a podcast about modern storytelling. Aesthetically set in the world of Invisible Sun by Monte Cook, it explores why and how we humans tell the stories we do. (The Secret Cellar and Zeros.Bar are not associated with Monte Cook Games.)

The Secret Cellar is a podcast about modern storytelling. Aesthetically set in the world of Invisible Sun by Monte Cook, it explores why and how we humans tell the stories we do. (The Secret Cellar and Zeros.Bar are not associated with Monte Cook Games.)
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United States

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The Secret Cellar is a podcast about modern storytelling. Aesthetically set in the world of Invisible Sun by Monte Cook, it explores why and how we humans tell the stories we do. (The Secret Cellar and Zeros.Bar are not associated with Monte Cook Games.)

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English

Contact:

646-256-9059


Episodes

9❦ Secretly a Raccoon

11/29/2018
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“I’m sorry, that particular Shadow object is not allowed h — “No, when I said the thing about the light from all of the Suns, I absolutely did NOT mean — “It’s an entirely different thing! If Void is what has gathered them, all the colors cease to have meaning. Out and apart with you! … Continue reading "9❦ Secretly a Raccoon"

Duration:00:46:08

8❦ Keep your pen to yourself

11/2/2018
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“Hello again, Sebbin? You work with the Thah sometimes, don’t you? “You haven’t heard any… news, have you? Nothing pertinent to my business? I mean. Public houses, and, err, private ones, are an important part of the Satyrine economy, no? And they bring joy and warmth to the populace? “Just — pass along a good … Continue reading "8❦ Keep your pen to yourself"

Duration:00:48:58

7❦ More than Reality

10/30/2018
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“Yes, hello. This is the Proprietor of the Secret Cellar. I’m calling about the Dampening Circle you put in place? “It is supposed to extend to our entire premises, is it not? I’ve received reports that there’s a painting in the coatroom, near the ceiling, that has been… malfunctioning of late. Would you please look into it … Continue reading "7❦ More than Reality"

Duration:01:06:38

6❦ Changing Shape

9/7/2018
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“One final piece of advice: given the means of your arrival here, you obviously didn’t speak with Quiss when you arrived… if such a thing is even still possible. As such, it’s probably the Triumvirate who are keeping track of your time here. It’s not documented anywhere, but most folks agree 8 days seems a … Continue reading "6❦ Changing Shape"

Duration:00:52:27

5❦ Weep and Whale

8/17/2018
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I had not been familiar with the notion of ‘Con crash’ until both reading about and experiencing it this year, on the way back from Gen Con. So, join me as I un-crash myself. You’ll be treated to conversations about the mind & heart of the most incredible public RPG game I’ve ever played in, a Sunday morning romp in the (literally) wonder-full undersea world of Rich Howard’s Descent into Midnight. You’ll marvel, or weep, at one of the first live recordings with an actual Goetic to make it...

Duration:00:45:42

4❦ Grey Areas

7/11/2018
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Today I chat with Alexei Othenin-Girard about the historical Surrealism movement as a basis for understanding and telling stories within Invisible Sun — but more interesting, Alexei takes issue with some elements of the setting. What is really going on in the Grey? I also perform a (spoiler-free!) virtual unboxing of the Directed Campaign for Invisible Sun.

Duration:00:50:33

Chaser: NDA Depletion (ft. Incantations podcast)

6/10/2018
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A quick-and-dirty, unscripted/unedited conversation with Scott and Dave from Incantations podcast — now that NDA has lifted, we’re talking freely about our experiences GMing for Invisible Sun.

Duration:01:04:46

3❦ Deeply Personal Choices

6/6/2018
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Tonight we talk with improv comedian Alan Linic, who recently played Wayne on OneShot RPG’s A Woman with Hollow Eyes, about the intersections of improv, tabletop, and tech — and why Invisible Sun as a system leads to deeply personal character choices. You’ll also meet Talbert Tso, who will be playing Zearonith in my upcoming home game. We'll also hear from Rourke Bywater, who created Suns & Circles, a 2-player game which utilzes the Invisible Sun Sooth Deck, and can be either either in- or...

Duration:00:41:50

2❦ Apostate

5/17/2018
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Tonight we talk with author & real-life Apostate Erin Stalcup (erinstalcup.com) about how to smash with compassion, in both Grey & Indigo. We'll also hear from Rourke Bywater, who created Suns & Circles, a 2-player game which utilzes the Invisible Sun Sooth Deck, and can be either either in- or out-of-world.

Duration:00:41:59

1❦ Elegant Madness: The UX of Invisible Sun

5/2/2018
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A look at Invisible Sun through the lens of UX and game design. Honored guest: Ian Smith.

Duration:01:07:14

0❦ A Whispered Welcome

5/1/2018
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I see you’re new here! Belly up to the bar and get an introduction to the Secret Cellar, the finest Grey Haven in the Actuality.

Duration:00:02:07