Poisoned Whispers Episode 3 – Creation of Urth/Magician/Level 0

In this episode, we delve deep into the creation of Urth, the planet on which all adventures in Shadow of the Demon Lord happen. (Well, most, probably). We also talk about why the Magician is an awesome path to choose (approx. 27:46) and why we think it rocks. Then, we give our two cents when it comes to designing adventures for level 0 characters (approx. 39:30). We had a lot of fun with this episode and I hope you’ll enjoy it, as well.

Show Links

Forbidden Rules
Hunger in the Void
Sand Castle Adventure Planner
G+ Discussion on Professions in Combat

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Spider’s Bite Episode 1

Deep in the heart of Balgrendia, a plague strikes a small village. Desperate for help, the village sends three of its citizens to a nearby town for help, to bring a healer. This is their story.

Spider’s Bite is a Shadow of the Demon Lord actual play featuring Kendall and Chris of the Redemption Podcast and Christopher as players. Kendall plays the goblin Pecker Longfellow. Chris plays the changeling Nel. Christopher plays the goblin Nip. The story is game mastered by Devon.

The first 15 minutes of this episode is character creation. The gameplay begins after that point.

The music for this episode is ‘No Longer the Damaged One’ by Ars Sonor. Parts of the song were used for the intro and outro of the episode.

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Poisoned Whispers Episode 2 – Cycle of Life / Characters

Every player has their character and every character comes from somewhere. In this episode, we talk about the cycle of mortal life in the game, Shadow of the Demon Lord, and then discuss creating level 0 characters. There is some really cool and exciting setting lore discussed in this episode! Enjoy it.

Episode Links

SotDL Google+ Community
SotDL SubReddit
Exquisite Agony
Battlebards.com (Fast Turn/Slow Turn effects from them)

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Pod Chatter Episode 24 – Shaking Things Up

Sometimes, things just get a little stale at the table. That’s OK! Don’t feel bad about it. It’s an invitation to change things up a bit, to make them new and exciting! In this episode, Christopher and I talk about doing just that. We’ve got so many ideas on how you can make things a little different for your group. You’re bound to hear something that works for you. Enjoy!

Episode Links

Solo Call of Cthulhu Game
Mythic GM Emulator
GameMaster’s Apprentice Deck
Add-on Decks for GameMaster’s Apprentice
Yes, No, But Dice
Mixing Scifi & Fantasy Episode

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Poisoned Whispers Episode 1 – The Basics

Our return is overdue, but well worth the wait! While the the break may have seen hard and busy times for Christopher and I, we’ve pulled together and created something amazing: Poisoned Whispers, a podcast focusing on the wonderful game, Shadows of the Demon Lord. In this episode, Christopher and I talk about the basics of the setting in our Fast Turn and touch on the basics of the game mechanics in the Slow Turn. We are both major fans of this game and I think it shows in this episode. Please, enjoy it. Share it with your friends. And, by all the dark and profane gods, play the game!

Episode Links

AcadeCon Kickstarter
Shadow of the Demon Lord
Fast Turn/Slow Turn Blog Post
A Measure of Faith
Wrecking Ball Surprise

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Sand Castle Episode 7 – Sky City – Power Swap

The end of our third season has arrived and we leave you with this episode to enjoy while we step back, rest, plan and run our APs for next season.

In this episode, Christopher and I create an adventure for Sky City in the Shark Bone Podcast Sandbox world. In this episode, superheroes are getting their powers swapped with other powers by some unknown interference! What will they do? How will they protect the city when they can’t even use their powers?

We do hope that you enjoy this episode and that it inspires plenty of fun times around your table. We’ll be back in a couple of months!

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Pod Chatter Episode 23 – Houserules

We’ve got another Pod Chatter episode for you this week. In episode 23, Christopher and I discuss houserules! We all know what those are, those pesky things the GM keeps making up to gimp our characters into losing. Am I right?!

Enjoy this episode, one of the last for season 3 of the podcast. I’m getting very excited for the break and I’m starting to get some story ideas for the AP for next season, which I will run over the break.

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Sandbox Episode 35 – Sky City

Sandbox Episode 35 – Sky City has arrived! In this episode, Christopher and I do a little more world-building, adding in an event for Sky City, our superhero district of the Shark Bone Podcast Sandbox World. To be honest, this episode is a little rough. Christopher and I were both busy the day we recorded it and for some reason I couldn’t get my brain on track. There’s some side conversation that I think is pretty entertaining and we do give the event some great treatment. I hope you’re inspired for your games

Episode Links

AetherCon V Videos
Christopher’s Traveller SW Conversion
Search for the Tarrakudo (Devon’s Star Wars game notes)
Megamind
Dr. Horrible
Stargate Continuum

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Sand Castle Episode 6 – Outer Wastes – Psychic Burn

Do we ever have a treat for you! This episode was extremely fun to record and I think we came up with some fantastic ideas to flip a post-apocalyptic game on its head. Someone has become extremely psychically powerful and can’t control their abilities. That unharnessed energy has attracted entities from beyond…

Show Links

Sand Box Worksheet
Power Rangers Trailer

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Pod Chatter Episode 22 – Using the Sand Castle

In this episode, Christopher and I chat about using the adventures created in our Sand Castle episodes. We don’t start out that way, we start talking about dice and dice rolls, continuing a conversation we were having off the mics. We also mention my son, Axel’s, voice work in an episode of the Redemption Podcast, another member of the RPG Academy Network.

Christopher has made a worksheet to help you list out your notes as you brainstorm through the Sand Castle process.

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