What begins as a simple, farcical April Fool's review ends with Chigg and Mike failing some Sanity checks, losing Maximum Humanity, and facing their own Hubris. Get ready for Nightlife, an Urban Horror Role-playing Game published at some undisclosed time in the Nineteen Nineties...
This episode was inspired by the System Mastery podcast, whose host Jef recently wound up in a U.S. hospital without insurance (he gave his insurance to his baby daughter instead). Please consider helping him with the exorbitant medical bills: Bit.ly/livingmastery
Mike, Chris, and Chigg are joined by Matt Webb of Jackalope Live Action Studios to discuss the upcoming Cyberpunk: Night City LARP! Matt explains the vision for the live action game, the unique venue they've chosen, and the incredible rules and set design that will make Cyberpunk come alive.
Mike, Chris, and Chigg are joined by LARP luminary Matt Webb to explore the setting basics of Cyberpunk 2020. This classic roleplaying game codifies the character roles of game structure of cyberpunk gaming decades later, and holds up as an entertaining and challenging roleplaying experience. The team discusses the setting's style, Night City, corporations, and edgerunner characters, while teasing future episodes on the Jackelope Cyberpunk: Night City LARP and a review of World of Future Darkness.
Following the exploration of Kindred of the East's setting last week, Mike, Chris, and Chigg create a Kuei-Jin player character, Mapuana, and discuss the character creation process and rules for this sourcebook. Spoiler Alert: Chris and Chigg like the game better after learning the rules. :p
Darker Days is testing out a new format, please let us know what you think!
Join the Darker Days team for Episode #100! Mike, Chris, and Chigg tackle the most hotly demanded book from the past 99 episodes... Kindred of the East! The team focuses solely on Kindred of the East's Middle Kingdom setting, exploring the monstrous creation of the Second Breath, the stabilizing nature of the Dharmic Paths, and ponder what the intended game structure is supposed to be. Get ready for some crossover discussion, with a lot of ideas thrown around for Vampire, Mage, Wraith, and Mummy.
Darker Days is testing out a new format, and next week's episode will include a detailed Kindred of the East character creation. Please let us know what you think of the new format.
Live from PAX Unplugged, Mike is joined by Vampire: the Requiem developer Danielle Lauzon! The two discuss the growth of PAX, the resurgence of Vampire: the Requiem, Danielle's extensive resume, and some of her rad upcoming work for Chronicles of Darkness, particularly for Mage: the Awakening!
Chris was at Dragonmeet 2018, in London last December, a day after getting back from Boston, and he sat down with Onyx Path Publishing freelancers and developers David Brookshaw and Christopher Allen. They chat all about the releases coming up, plus some more exclusive information for Mummy: the Curse 2nd Edition and Deviant: the Renegades.
Live from PAX Unplugged, Mike is joined by Onyx Path writer Crystal Mazur! The two discuss the growth of PAX, the dynamism of Onyx Path, Crystal's street cred, and her first work for Onyx Path Publishing - the upcoming Chicago by Night 5th Edition!