Jul 9, 2014

Darker Days Presents Darkling #35

Executive Producer Mark Hope hits the airwaves once more to present a thorough review of the Mage: the Ascension 20th Anniversary Edition Quickstart Rules. Mark specifically discusses common pitfalls that new players and experienced storytellers may run into with these cursory rules, making this a necessary overview for all gamers.

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Feb 18, 2014

Darker Days Presents Darkling #34

Mailbag, yo


Mike, Chris, and Chigg decide to answer some emails. First they cover Werewolf: the Forsaken, discussing Storyteller Adventure System options, chronicle structure, and character motivation. The krewe wraps up the episode by discussing seekings in Mage: the Ascension.

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Jan 26, 2014

Darker Days Presents Darkling #33 - Ravenloft

Ravenloft, A Not-So Dungeons and Dragons Campaign Setting


Mike and Chigg sit down to discuss Ravenloft, the campaign setting of dark fantasy and gothic horror. The nerds sit down and discuss the thematic strengths of the game world, as well as the unique design approach to the setting's domains and clusters. In particular, they also discuss what it means to be a hero or villain in Ravenloft, and how that differentiates it from other campaign worlds.

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Fraternity of Shadows Ravenloft Site: http://www.fraternityofshadows.com/
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Jul 14, 2013

Darker Days Radio Darkling #32 - Dark Iron

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Mike and Chris welcome back to the show Simon Berman, of Privateer Press.

In this show they look at all the exciting new releases coming up for Warmachine, Hordes, and the Iron Kingdoms RPG.

Simon also gives us a great over view of the exciting Kickstarter going on for the Warmachine video game - Warmachine Tactics.

Finally we have a good talk about horror based stories for the Iron Kingdoms RPG, and how the setting lends itself to those types of stories.

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Mar 31, 2013

Darker Days Radio: Darkling #30

Mike chills with Alex, Andrew, and Tim to play Fallen is Babylon using World of Darkness: Gypsies!

Challenge complete.

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Dec 30, 2012

Darker Days Radio: Darkling #29 - Storytelling Vampire the Dark Ages

Storytelling Vampire the Dark Ages

Steve (Verghast) and Chris (Dr Ether) look at storytelling concepts and hints and tips for Vampire the Dark Ages. They look at different ways of running the game, advice on setting the mood and tone of the game, and other great advice. They also discuss the plethora of available pre-written stories for the game, and how to even get brand new players into playing the game.

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Nov 19, 2012

Darker Days Radio: Darkling #28 - Elders of the Dark Age

Adrian (Boggan_Knight) and Steve (Verghast) discuss the enigmatic vampiric elders of the Dark Age. Specifically, they look at elders as NPCs, PCs, and the motives that separate these Cainites from mere neonates.

Darkling #28 is the fourth in a series of Dark Ages podcasts, so stay tuned for more from Adrian, Steve, Chris, and Mike.

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Oct 23, 2012

Darker Days Radio: Darkling #27 - Chronicle Design Part 4 - Embracing the Pack

Chris is once more joined by James and Steve to discuss more matters regarding running a chronicle. This time they are also joined by Sam (tabletop and tumblr rpg player, budding writer and also is married to Chris), as they talk about finding players, getting a good group together, dealing with problem players, PC creation and group templates, dark story content and more.

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Oct 7, 2012

Darker Days Radio: Darkling #26 - Iron Kingdoms

Mike and Chris are joined by Simon Berman, Community Coordinator and Staff Writer for Privateer Press.

In this Darkling we discuss the recent release from Privateer Press, the new edition of the Iron Kingdoms RPG. We look at what the setting has to offer, the similarity the game rules have with the wargames Warmachine and Hordes, and briefly discuss what we can look forward to in the future for this exciting new edition.

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For more information on all the products discussed in the show go to http://privateerpress.com/

Alternatively you can get more news and information by searching for Privateer Press on Google +, Facebook and Twitter, and you can also go looking for Simon Berman on there if you are interested in all his other work.

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Interested in the console game for Warmachine being developed by White Moon Games? Check out the fantastic trailer from E3

Interested in getting hold of Iron Kingdoms products digitally (D20 material but hey still a great read) follow the links Drivethrurpg.

Interested in painting lessons for your new Iron Kingdoms, Warmachine and Hordes minis and you're in the UK, check out http://www.golempaintingstudio.co.uk/

Below are some examples of their excellent Warmachine figures they have painted.

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Jul 19, 2012

Darker Days Radio: Darkling #25 - Factions of a Dark Age

Adrian (Boggan_Knight) and Steve (Verghast) explore the vampiric factions unique to the Dark Ages setting. They provide story hooks, chronicle ideas, and immense insight into each of the organizations.

Darkling #25 is the third in a series of Dark Ages podcasts, so stay tuned for more from Adrian, Steve, Chris, and Mike.

Send any feedback or storytelling questions to miragearcana@gmail.com

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