InnRoads RPG Jam Session Ep 4 (Richer NPCs)

NPCs to Remember Ever came across an NPC in your RPG of choice that really stuck with you? Chances are they had a bit of back story to them…maybe a unique twang in their speech…or perhaps a story that drove them to peculiarities. Uncle Jeff delves into one of his … Continue reading

InnRoads Plays: Of Mines and Biscuits

Of Mines and Biscuits What started as a one-off game of catharsis for the tumultuous ending to 2016 has turned into a long-form campaign based on the Lost Mine of Phandelver. A Half-orc Cook, a Halfling Thief with a penchant for daggers, a Human Archer of accomplished skills, a Cleric … Continue reading

One-Shot: Stars Without Number

Stars Without Number A routine salvage job on the edges of Grimhild finds the crew of the Razorback trying to outrun Trehuvian Pirates to reach Erginus Station 1742. Rumor on the spaceways is an ancient piece of tech could bring new fortunes for the first crew to the recovery. But … Continue reading

Taking a One-Shot

An Experiment in Turning Strangers into Friends It’s been a month since the last session of our Summer One-Shots event.  Plenty of time to review the recordings and create the VODs and – more importantly – reflect.  I’d had the idea early in February of 2016, a possibility of drawing … Continue reading

IRP Victoriana: Session 3 – The Edna Equation

In the House of Doyle… August, 1856 At the home of Mr and Mrs Henry Doyle, the adventurers begin the investigation into the disappearance of Henrietta and Michael. But along the way, a certain cook becomes a pivot point for more than one of the group. Monsieur Joyeux returns to … Continue reading

IRP Victoriana: Session 2 | Part 2 – Kensington by Torchlight

A Kensington Evening, Conclusion August, 1856 The adventurers depart the British Museum for the affluent neighborhood of Kensington to call upon Mrs Henry Doyle. But along the way, they find that not all is quiet in the night. A most unwelcome gathering of Bolshevists are between them and their destination… … Continue reading

IRP Victoriana: Interlude | Stage Presence

Joyeux Comes Calling August, 1856 We take a night to look in on Monsieur Joyeux, a complex person of quiet mystery and diverse skills. Joyeux is summoned to a patron’s home where deft hands and quick wits are the order of the evening. Episode One Episode Two   The Cast … Continue reading

IRP Victoriana: Session 2 | Part 1 – Kensington by Torchlight

A Kensington Evening August, 1856 Six months have passed for the newest members of the Torchbearers Society, six months since the events at Zao Tzun Restaurant. The late evening of August 1856 finds our group huddled at a small table near the back of the Museum Tavern waiting with varied … Continue reading

IRP Victoriana: Session 1 – The Noodle Incident

First Meetings in Limehouse In our first session of the Actual Play, we flashback 6 months to see where it all began for the Torchbearers. —————————————————– February, 1856 The Crimean War is turning against the Crown as the Tsarina of Russia unleashes magical horrors the likes of which England is … Continue reading

IRP Victoriana: The Torchbearers Society

To Bring Light to the Dark Corners… With the characters completed, we move onto the tie that binds them together; the Association. Cubicle 7’s Victoriana has an inventive step in the character creation process that represents the culmination of a person’s journey in the world. Even further, it creates a … Continue reading