Powered By the Apocalypse

Monster of the Week: Good Stories for Nightmares

dragon-likeMonster of the Week is a PbtA (Powered by the Apocalypse) system game that emulates TV shows like Supernatural, X-Files, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It encourages collaboration between players and GM so this particular game is set in a small town in New Mexico called Taos. Dwight, a Professional from Tartarus Inc. an esoteric-security firm, Tué, a Spell-Slinger, and William, an Expert in the occult, team up to investigate a series of strange events. It begins with teenagers burned to cinders outside of town, but who knows where this mystery will lead to?

This episode’s art was taken from a public domain book. Click here to see more, but the images have spoilers for this AP, so be warned!

Also, this is Shaun’s first posted AP! This is a different player than the guy in Masks of Nyarlathotep.

Dungeon World: The Ghost Library

towerWe return to the Colossus Archipelago as Ovid and company quest to retrieve lore from a Ghost Library! The adventurers must brave a treacherous trip up the mountain to a most remote and haunted library guarded by deadly automatons and spirits. Even if they survive those challenges, finding one specific book from the stacks is a daunting task in of itself. A new cast member joins us for this episode. Listen to find out how well he does!

Dungeon World: Inverse World – The Sky Adventure Begins!

inverse-worldInverse World is a setting for Dungeon World that adds a lot of new material to the game like skyships and robots. Of course, we had to give it a shot. In this one shot, an adventurous skyship crew finds themselves in trouble in regards when a certain Eternal Majestic Bastion of the Perfect Congress of the Lighted Legion…malfunctions. Can the adventurers save the day despite the explosions, angry police, rioting masses, and other trouble swarming around them?

Dungeon World: The Colossus Archipelago

The map of the known world. Load bearing fungus not shown. Thanks Review Cultist!Sara and Marc join the “campaign” as the agents of the Kingdom of Skull. General Noxia Thackarry orders our intrepid heroes to recruit the Palm Pirate fleet for a mission to cut Manta’s supply lines, but how much are they will to sacrifice for their corpse-y homeland? Bone cannons, stabtopuss, and halfing gladiatorial fights all await in this high seas episode of The Colossus Archipelago!

Dungeon World: Beneath Venom City

It's a surprise party, but not for you though. It's for your skeleton. They'll just pop it right out of you so they can have the party. Isn't that nice of them?The largely-improvised campaign of Dungeon World continues as a party of bold adventurers descend underneath Venom City! What unearthly horrors will they encounter? Will they complete their quest to protect the city? Find out in this thrilling episode!