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RPPR Episode 161: Eclipse Phase Second Edition Character Creation

News: Check out the Mixed Six podcast if you haven’t already. We recently did an episode that features vaporwave and it’s pretty great 🙂

Synopsis: The rules for Eclipse Phase 2E are now out to backers of the Kickstarter, so Aaron, Shaun, Tom, and I got together to generate characters and talk about the new system. It’s very interesting and a must listen for all EP fans!

Shout Outs

  • Art and Arcana: a beautiful coffee table book about the art of Dungeons and Dragons.
  • Norsemen: A comedic take on the life of Vikings, currently on Netflix.
  • Bayonetta: A stylish brawler video game about a gun toting witch fighting hordes of angels.
  • Great British Bake Off: a relaxing show about baking. Definitely no occult properties here.
  • Castlevania Season 2: The best narrative adaptation of a video game property.
  • Sabrina: Netflix made a show about the Archie universe witch.

Song: Ghost Hack by Inari Alchemist

RPPR Episode 119: Duality Post Mortem

rimwardNews: No Soul Left Behind is out! BUY CALEB’S BOOK! If you backed Boiling Point, check the Kickstarter to read the text for Sparkles the Unicorn.

Synopsis: Duality, a Rimward and gatecrashing focused Eclipse Phase campaign recently wrapped up on the Actual Play site. You can browse the entire list of episodes here if you need to catch up. Caleb, Tom, Aaron, and I discuss the campaign and what we liked and didn’t like about it. It took a long time to play and run and we did learn a little about ourselves and our favored play styles by doing so.

Shout Outs

  • The Annihilation Score: The latest in the Laundry novel series. An occult violinist battles demons, both personal and external.
  • Margin Call: a movie about the 2008 financial crisis and who caused it.
  • Exile: An extremely Lovecraftian horror film with some rather terrifying body horror.
  • Concept: A board game about figuring out phrases from common symbols.
  • Sonic Dream Collection: It’s like Deviant Art manifested itself.
  • Last Week Tonight – Televangelists: John Oliver examines how televangelists can make money without taxation because religion.

Song: D a n c e O f C a t s by Datasette

Game Designer’s Workshop: Posthuman Studios Interview

Posthuman Studios: Our logo is a shuriken.Back during Gencon 2013, Caleb and I hung out with the talented members of Posthuman Studios and talked about many a topic, including game design and the tabletop RPG industry. If there is one interview you listen to this year, make it this one!