After the invasion of the earth and the terrible wars that followed, the planet has been rather changed – as has mankind, being nearly annihilated by the alien attackers. But the time of doom is over: Now it’s time to reclaim the earth, rebuild society and explore strange phenomena the unfriendly visitors left us with. With a tasty Whisky in our glass, we’ll take you on a tour.
Timecodes: 00:00:33 General Information 00:02:28 Layout, Style and Artwork 00:06:30 Setting Background 00:36:05 Character Creation 00:45:46 Setting Rules 00:52:52 Hindrances 00:53:54 Edges 00:59:20 Arcane Backgrounds 01:02:22 Gear 01:14:45 NPCs 01:21:40 Conclusion 01:28:00 Whisky Review
The After by Fainting Goat Games is available at DriveThruRPG as PDF, Softcover or Hardcover.
In our recording, I mistakenly used the term “Handicaps” for Hindrances, which is what they’re called in the German translation of SWADE. I mix those up all the time because it’s English as well… Sorry for that!
Visit the Iron Republic of Jora with us and fight alien angels, explore ruins of incredibly advanced civilizations and meet forgotten terrors from other dimensions! Immortal: Gates of Pyre is a mini-setting by Donavon Bailey that brings the world of the strategy game with the same name to Savage Worlds. Together with the setting, we review a special edition of a scotch.
Timecodes: 00:00:33 General Information 00:07:31 Layout, Style and Artwork 00:24:40 Setting Background 00:25:33 Setting Rules 00:33:50 Edges 00:25:53 Arcane Backgrounds 00:33:50 Gear 00:41:51 NPCs 00:44:23 Pre-Gens 00:55:00 Adventure 01:21:24 Conclusion and Outlook 01:27:58 Whisky Review
Immortal: Gates of Pyre is available for a price of your choice on DriveThruRPG. You can find out more about the game – which is still in development – at https://gatesofpyre.com.
In the magical world of Terra, the ruthless dragon emperor has united the Kappa tribes and conquered the peaceful mandragora kingdom. Will you help the oppressed people against the occupying forces? Are you a wanderer, looking for the valuable storage blocks in old and new ruins? Are you actually considering siding with the emperor? Or do you just… want to go karting? We’ll check out the setting by Blackwing Productions and also review a bourbon that was mysteriously suggested to us.
Timecodes: 00:00:34 General Information 00:01:21 Layout, Style and Artwork 00:04:25 Setting Background 00:09:10 Setting Rules 00:11:39 Clades 00:18:28 Hindrances 00:20:29 Edges 00:22:43 Arcane Backgrounds 00:27:46 Gear 00:35:36 NPCs 00:37:58 Storytelling Terra 00:41:40 Conclusion 00:43:24 Whiskey Review
Heroes of Terra: The Mushroom War is available on DriveThruRPG.
In the shade of giant mushrooms, under old logs and dense blades of grass lie the marvelous kingdoms of insects – the world of Stingers and Spores! We’ll check out the Jumpstart for this setting by Twitchy Butcher Studios and review a rather exotic whisky.
Timecodes: 00:00:33 Introduction 00:03:04 Map 00:03:40 Character sheet 00:07:15 Looks and style 00:12:59 Setting background 00:26:16 Character creation 00:36:49 Edges 00:40:07 Arcane Backgrounds 00:49:50 Gear 00:55:04 Setting rules 00:59:13 Pre-Gens, allies and villains 01:06:51 Adventure 01:20:17 Conclusion 01:23:45 Whisky review
Stingers & Spores: The Leaping Jaws is available on DriveThruRPG.
Happy New Year! Here’s a little bonus episode I recorded to make the waiting for the next episode easier. It’s just me, Vasant, reviewing Manu’s Sprawlrunners – a toolkit for cyberpunk settings.
Timecodes: 00:00:27 General info 00:01:09 Look and layout 00:02:28 Character creation 00:03:28 Setting rules 00:05:18 Hindrances and edges 00:05:51 Magic 00:08:11 Cyberspace and hacking 00:09:42 Jockeys 00:10:01 Equipment 00:12:15 Verdict
A posh private school, British banter and supernatural phenomena – are you in? Here comes our review of Bartington Halls: School for the Elite by Wild Eye Books! We might not be as rich as the pupils there, but at least we’re old enough to buy whisky. So of course, we’re also reviewing a Scotch with a similarly venerable history as that school.
Timecodes: 00:00:33 Introduction 00:02:50 First impressions 00:03:47 Setting background 00:19:02 Setting rules and character creation 00:35:31 Adventure generator and other tools 00:39:41 Pre-generated characters 00:42:10 Encounters and NPCs 00:44:04 Adventure 00:53:49 Whisky review
Bartington Halls: School for the Elite is available on DriveThruRPG.
Here’s our review for the Rise of the Ghost Machines, the Jumpstart adventure for Winter Eternal by Just Insert Imagination. To keep us warm and cozy, we have a special edition of a Scotch with us this time.