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#120: BANNED By the U.S. Government (A Project Twilight Review)

#120: BANNED By the U.S. Government (A Project Twilight Review)

September 13, 2019

After learning that Darker Days has been blocked by the U.S. Government (Yes, we are apparently now blocked on Government networks), Mike and Chigg strike back the only way they know how... with a book review! The two hosts tackle Project Twilight, the 1995 Werewolf: the Apocalypse sourcebook discussing government agents investigating monsters and the Supernatural, as well as covering other sourcebooks discussing these agencies.

Time Stamps:
00:04:10 - News
00:10:45 - Project Twilight

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#119: Tabletop Freelance Writing with Crystal Mazur

#119: Tabletop Freelance Writing with Crystal Mazur

August 30, 2019

Crystal Mazur returns to the show to discuss Chicago by Night 5th Edition (now released to kickstarter backers), talk about her other cool writing projects, and also give tons of tips and tricks to budding writers who want to break into the industry!

Time Stamps:
00:05:05 - News
00:10:15 - Never Going Home Discussion
00:17:00 - Chicago by Night
00:35:42 - Storytellers Vault
00:43:00 - Snowhaven Discussion
00:51:15 - Freelance Writing Tips and Tricks

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#118: Chigg’s Gencon 2019 Roundup (Live From His Kitchen Table)

#118: Chigg’s Gencon 2019 Roundup (Live From His Kitchen Table)

August 9, 2019

Surviving his arduous journey back to the Lone Star State, Chigg regales Mike and the listeners with stories of his Gencon experience. He recounts tales of Star Trek technobabble, the dangers of chocolate in Pugmire, gives warnings of collectible card game addiction, and tantalizes with the possibility of running Cyberpunk Red

This episode is a bit light on the horror roleplaying content, but we'll be back to our regularly scheduled shows in two weeks!

Time Stamps:
00:00:33 - Gencon Roundup!

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Midnight Express Podcast: http://midnightexpress.podbean.com/
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#117: Vampire 5th Edition, Warcry, and GW Ex-Staffer Chat (Live from Fanboy 3 Gencon Pop-up 2019)

#117: Vampire 5th Edition, Warcry, and GW Ex-Staffer Chat (Live from Fanboy 3 Gencon Pop-up 2019)

August 6, 2019

Fueled only by beer and curry, Chris is joined by David Whitworth of the Darker Days Blog and Rising Sun Painting Studio. They discuss their Vampire: the Masquerade 5th Edition demos using the upcoming Ahriman Contract scenario, the brand new Warhammer Warcry skirmish game, Kult, Kingdom Death, and upcoming UK conventions. Then the electronic base beat starts and things get interesting as these two former Games Workshop: Manchester employees start swapping war stories from the good 'ole days...

Time Stamps:
00:00:33 - Gencon Pop-Up Discussion
00:22:40 - GW Ex-Staffers Talk About Old Times

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#116: Modiphius Entertainment (Live From Gencon 2019)

#116: Modiphius Entertainment (Live From Gencon 2019)

August 3, 2019

Chigg infiltrates the Modiphius Entertainment booth to interview Head of RPGs Sam Webb and Founder Chris Birch about the latest products coming out and to get listeners some tid bits about future World of Darkness books.

Time Stamps:
00:00:33 - Chat with Sam Webb
00:04:10 - Chat with Chris Birch

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#115: What’s Up With Onyx Path (Live From Gencon 2019)

#115: What’s Up With Onyx Path (Live From Gencon 2019)

August 2, 2019

RichT, Matt McElroy, and a rogue's gallery of freelancers bring you the latest news from Onyx Path Publishing, including exclusive new announcements for World of Darkness, Chronicles of Darkness, Exalted, Scion, and Trinity.

Onyx Path was gracious enough to let us record and release their panel. Please also consider following their new Twitch channel!

Time Stamps:
00:01:05 - What's Up with Onyx Path?

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New Qiao Powers for Demon Hunter X: https://darkerdaysradio.wordpress.com/?p=2971
 
 
#114: World of Darkness Demon Hunter X Character Creation and Hot Takes

#114: World of Darkness Demon Hunter X Character Creation and Hot Takes

July 26, 2019

Chris makes a character for Demon Hunter X - a tough Strike Force Zero operative based off Major Kusanagi from Ghost in the Shell. Mike and Chigg tag along for color commentary, and also discuss a few cool additional rules for Shih and SF0 characters alike.

Check out the Darker Days Blog for a copy of this episodes character sheet!

Time Stamps:
00:01:38 - News
00:03:00 - Demon Hunter X Character Creation

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New Qiao Powers for Demon Hunter X: https://darkerdaysradio.wordpress.com/?p=2971
 
 
#113: World of Darkness Demon Hunter X RPG Setting Review

#113: World of Darkness Demon Hunter X RPG Setting Review

July 19, 2019

Mike, Chris, and Chigg take a look at Demon Hunter X, the Year of the Lotus offering for mystic monster hunters of China and cyberpunk operatives of Japan. Get ready for an interesting debate as the hosts are torn between wanting to run sweet anime inspired games and proper, respectful representation of East Asian cultures.

Next week we'll explore the rules and character creation for Demon Hunter X, so stay tuned!

Time Stamps:
00:03:55 - News
00:07:09 - Demon Hunter X Setting Review

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New Qiao Powers for Demon Hunter X: https://darkerdaysradio.wordpress.com/?p=2971
 
#112: The Hinterkaifeck Murders, A Secret Frequency

#112: The Hinterkaifeck Murders, A Secret Frequency

July 5, 2019

Mike takes listeners on a journey to 1920s Bavaria, where the grisly Hinterkaifeck Murders took place, and explains how this despicable act can influence your horror games. Featuring content for Werewolf: the Forsaken, Mage: the Ascension, Mage: the Awakening, Wraith: the Oblivion, Promethean: the Created, Demon: the Fallen, and Chronicles of Darkness.

Time Stamps:
00:00:22 - Hinterkaifeck Murders Secret Frequency

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#111: Powered by the Apocalypse System and Settings Review

#111: Powered by the Apocalypse System and Settings Review

June 28, 2019

Mike, Chris, Chigg, and James take a look at Powered by the Apocalypse, the popular open source roleplaying system! The team explains the gameplay basics and the original settings, then diving into discussions and analyses of three of the most intriguing and divergent PbtA games: Kult: Divinity Lost, Blades in the Dark, and City of Mist.

Time Stamps:
00:02:50 - News
00:11:40 - PbtA Basics
00:29:43 - Kult: Divinity Lost Discussion
00:39:15 - Blades in the Dark Discussion
00:53:50 - City of Mist Discussion

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