Chris and Chigg are joined by the illustrious developers of Demon: the Descent - Matt McFarland and Rose Bailey! The hosts don't pull any punches as they explore the concepts of the newest Storytelling game. The nature of the Unchained is discussed, as well as their place in the New World of Darkness cosmology. Special attention is paid to the new Identity mechanic, and how it affects character backgrounds and ongoing stories. On the secret frequency, Chris takes us to the blasted reactors on Chernobyl, where a strange new fungus has emerged. Finally, the show closes with some discussion of Blood & Smoke and the upcoming Dark Eras book.
It's an anthology of terror - three secret frequencies presented by Mike, Chris, Chigg, and Sam. Chris walks us through the alchemical history of Paris, showing an occult influence that has lasted until the modern day. Mike presents The Elemental of Leap Castle, a terrifying entity of primordial origin. And finally, Chigg discusses the Indigo Children, the alleged next step in human evolution.
In this explosive episode of Darker Days, Mike, Chris, and Chigg kick off the night with a discussion of their latest gaming. After some World of Darkness news, the crew discusses a phenomenon of calcified animals in Tanzania. Chigg then walks the listeners through the complex politics and history of Changeling: the Dreaming. Following that, Mike presents a secret frequency on De Ogen, "The Eyes" of Sonian Forest. Finally, Chris presents the state of kindred affairs in the Dark Ages and Crusades period of Vampire: the Requiem.
Mike and Chris introduce the third host… The Indomitable Sandchigger! After shortly discussing World of Darkness news (and almost forgetting about Wraith20!), the crew announces the new foray into the Youtube RPG community. Following that, Chigg takes us into the cold reality of the Technocracy, reviewing the new Progenitors and Syndicate sourcebooks. Mike then presents the strange conspiracy theories surrounding Mel's Hole in Eastern Washington. Finally, Chris rapidfires through the Demon: the Descent Quickstart, introducing listeners to the newest World of Darkness game.
Mike and Chris end Season 4 with a bang, bringing listeners a detailed look a the geography of New and Classic World of Darkness underworlds. After going over recent releases, Mike presents the earliest incarnation of The Shadowlands, discussing how to build upon the vague ideas of Wraith 1st Edition. Following that, the Secret Frequency explores Hart's Island, the potter's field of New York City. Finally, Chris leads listeners on a tour of The Underworld, as presented in Geist: the Sin-Eaters and The Book of the Dead.
Mike and Chris are joined Matt Bresee to discuss W20, picking over the book and seeing how the game has change and been improved.Keeping with the werewolf theme, there is a review of the tribes of Werewolf the Forsaken, in particular the book Tribes of the Moon. On the Secret Frequency, Chris presents the mystery of the Europe spanning Stone Age tunnel network.
Also Reap the Whirlwind is out as a free download and a taster to the upcoming book, Blood and Smoke.
Chris is joined by Pete, and together they take an in depth look at the renowned SciFi space opera, Fading Suns. They cover topics such as the setting itself, the game mechanics, and also quickly review the host of player options in the game plus give their own opinions on the game. If you like World of Darkness game and want a SciFi game with the same sort of feel, this one is perhaps worth a shot.
Mike and Chris are joined by One Book Shelf Publisher Relations Manager Matt M. McElroy to discuss all the great work going into DriveThruRPG and DriveThruCards. Matt also shares his latest work on the V20 Red List and announces the subject matter for Hunter: the Vigil's Monstrous Basterds. On the Secret Frequency, Mike presents Santa Muerte, the North and Central American patron saint of death. Mike goes on to discuss the V20 Product Line so far, while Chris presents a formal review of the God Machine Chronicle.