Monday, May 15, 2017

The CVG Actual Play & Community Theater Podcast 045 - The 7th Sea One-Shot: Campaign of Thrones



Episode 45 of The CVG Actual Play & Community Theater Podcast is up here and is on its way to stores near you (i.e. iTunes)!  

Remember: it's on a different feed from The CVG Podcast and Rhythm & Blues Revue, so you will need to subscribe to this feed separately if you're into the Actual Play thing!


The game this time is "Campaign of Thrones", a one-shot of the new 7th Sea, created and published by John Wick Presents!  

Check out the Quickstart here!

Prince Aleksy will return! 

Music:  "A Apolitical Blues" by Van Halen


Saturday, May 6, 2017

The CVG Actual Play & Community Theater Podcast 044 - Star Wars: The Long Shot Campaign - Episode 12: One Small Favor


Episode 44 of The CVG Actual Play & Community Theater Podcast is up and in stores near you (i.e. iTunes)!  

Remember: it's on a different feed from The CVG Podcast and Rhythm & Blues Revue, so you will need to subscribe to this feed separately if you're into it!

The game is Star Wars (Revised d6), by West End  Games


And now a quick breakdown of our characters:

PC:  Gwen DeMarco
Human Slicer
Player:  Chris

PC:  Quint Multra
Human Wrench Monkey
Player:  Jack


PC:  Zahira Tagge
Human Pilot
Player:  Brian

PC:  Zaquesh Rooleg (aka This One)
Gand Findsman
Player:  Nick

Here's the Obsidian Portal Page!


Remember to show your love and support for the Geek out on Patreon!  Actual play episodes don't count for our Patreon contributions, so every time we play a game, you get a freebie!

Music:  "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting" by Elton John

Sunday, April 23, 2017

The CVG Podcast and Rhythm & Blues Revue - Episode #021: Dust My Reboot!

"Maybe I'll find another way, find another day / Maybe I'll get it right next time...", William Bruce Rose, Jr., 1991
Episode Twenty One of The Chippewa Valley Geek Podcast and Rhythm & Blues Revue is complete and can be found here or on iTunes and Stitcher.

Recorded during our New Year's Resolutions and released just in time for the Resurrection -- this installment is all about reboots, remakes and re-starts!  
No wait, that's not right...  lemme do that over...

0:00:00 Intros
0:01:18 The Up Front: Fuck 2016, man
0:04:59 The Interview:  iFanboy's own Ron Richards talks about why reboots happen and when they work, and takes on the Geek-del Test!

0:28:48 The Roundtable:  Monster Mike and Jetpack Jack pick their best reboots and remakes, generally mispronounce a lot of words, and check in with some New Year's Resolutions...!
1:45:12 The Community Calendar
!

1:49:42 Outro & Credits
1:50:06 Bonus Track:  "Shadow & Flame Boogie"

Some Show Notes and Links!


Meet this month's special guest, Mr. Ron Richards!





















Check out the iFanboy podcast(s)!
or
All About Android
or
The Goodfellas Minute
or
The Damn Fine Podcast

Battlestar Galactica (The reboot)

Ghostbusters (The reboot)

Crisis on Infinite Earths

DC: Rebirth event

Doom Patrol by Gerard Way

Batman by Snyder & Capullo

Darwyn Cooke's New Frontier

Uncanny X-Men # 269

Some band recommendations:
My Bloody Valentine
Gorilla Biscuits
Quicksand
Tilt

The Roundtable:

White Christmas (The original)

Rocky (The original)

The Magnificent Seven (The reboot)

Rosemary's Baby (The original)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Love Story (The original)

Conan the Barbarian (The reboot)

Conan the Barbarian (The original)

Star Trek (The reboot)

Star Trek: The Motion Picture 

Star Trek - Generations

M*A*S*H

Flash Gordon

The Mummy

Fantastic Four (2006)

Fantastic Four (2015)

The Magnificent Seven (The "original")

A Fistful of Dollars

Blinded By The Light

With A Little Help From My Friends

Charlies Angels (The reboot)

Alvin and the Chipmunks

Dragnet (The reboot)

Omega Man

I Am Legend

All Along The Watchtower

The Silence of the Lambs

Red Dragon

Manhunter

Doctor Who (The reboot?)

Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser

The Star Wars RPG (FFG)

The Walking Dead

Benson

The Star Frontiers RPG

Alien

The Godfather

The Metamorphosis Alpha RPG

The Conspiracy X RPG

The Boot Hill RPG

Sherlock

Star Trek: The Next Generation

John Carpenter's The Thing

100 Bullets

WildC.A.T.s - Covert Action Teams

Gen13

Supergods by Grant Morrison

Wytches by Scott Snyder / Jock

Monster Hunters International by Larry Correia

The Fate Core System

The Dresden Files RPG

Diaspora


PC Stinger:  Charlie Bludger
This month's stinger is a mariner bold conributed by our Community Calendar stand-in himself, Monster Mike.  Check out his character sheet here...

The backing sound effects used in this episode included:

-  "Lightning crash.wav", obtained via Freesound.org via a Creative Commons Attribution license.  The original file can be found here.
-  "Dream harps.wav", obtained via Freesound.org via a Creative Commons 0 license.  The original file can be found here.
-  "Magic wand glitter.flac", obtained via Freesound.org via a Creative Commons Attribution license.  The original file can be found here.
-  "Beautiful string music.mp3", obtained via Freesound.org via a Creative Commons 0 license.  The original file can be found here.
-  "sleigh bells.wav", obtained via Freesound.org via a Creative Commons 0 license.  The original file can be found here.
-  "Smashing #1.wav", obtained via Freesound.org via a Creative Commons Attribution license.  The original file can be found here.
-  "Tires Squeaking.aif", obtained via Freesound.org via a Creative Commons 0 license.  The original file can be found here.


All apologies to R. L. Burnside.



Sunday, April 16, 2017

The CVG Actual Play & Community Theater Podcast 043 - The One Ring: The Darkening of Mirkwood - Session 22: A Breath of Evil


Episode 43 of The CVG Actual Play & Community Theater Podcast is up and in stores near you (i.e. iTunes)!  

Remember: it's on a different feed from The CVG Podcast and Rhythm & Blues Revue, so you will need to subscribe to this feed separately if you're into it!

The game is The One Ring, by Cubicle 7 Games!  The campaign is The Darkening of Mirkwood!


Don't remember much about The One Ring?  Check out the Geek's game review of it here!

Or check out the TOR community forums here!

Here is Tales from Wilderland!


Check out the campaign's Obsidian Portal page!

And now a quick breakdown of our characters:

PC:  Denethor Lightbow
Player:  Nick
Culture:    Elf of Mirkwood
Background:  Diligent Defender

Calling:  Scholar

PC:  Fendegil
Player:  Monster Mike
Culture:  Ranger of the North
Background:  Solitary Vagabond
Calling:  Wanderer

PC:  Brand, son of Gorm
Player:  Jack

Culture:  Barding (Man of Dale)
Background:  Rediscovering the Past

Calling:  Treasure Hunter

Remember to show your love and support for the Geek out on Patreon!  Actual play episodes don't count for our Patreon contributions, so every time we play a game, you get a freebie!

Music:  "Take A Breath'" by David Gilmour












Also features: "No Sugar Tonight" by The Guess Who

The Company attempts a Song check FOR 10 HOURS:

The Company attempts Courtesy:

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The CVG Actual Play & Community Theater Podcast 042 - Star Wars: The Long Shot Campaign - Episode 11: Slaughter At Fort Tusken




Episode 42 of The CVG Actual Play & Community Theater Podcast is up and in stores near you (i.e. iTunes)!  

Remember: it's on a different feed from The CVG Podcast and Rhythm & Blues Revue, so you will need to subscribe to this feed separately if you're into it!

The game is Star Wars (Revised d6), by West End  Games


And now a quick breakdown of our characters:

PC:  Gwen DeMarco
Human Slicer
Player:  Chris

PC:  Quint Multra
Human Wrench Monkey
Player:  Jack


PC:  Zahira Tagge
Human Pilot
Player:  Brian

PC:  Zaquesh Rooleg (aka This One)
Gand Findsman
Player:  Nick

Here's the Obsidian Portal Page!


Remember to show your love and support for the Geek out on Patreon!  Actual play episodes don't count for our Patreon contributions, so every time we play a game, you get a freebie!

Music:  "Fortune Days" by The Glitch Mob

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The CVG Actual Play & Community Theater Podcast 041 - The One Ring: The Darkening of Mirkwood - Session 21: The Wolf of the Wood


Episode 41 of The CVG Actual Play & Community Theater Podcast is up and in stores near you (i.e. iTunes)!  

Remember: it's on a different feed from The CVG Podcast and Rhythm & Blues Revue, so you will need to subscribe to this feed separately if you're into it!

The game is The One Ring, by Cubicle 7 Games!  The campaign is The Darkening of Mirkwood!


Don't remember much about The One Ring?  Check out the Geek's game review of it here!

Or check out the TOR community forums here!

Here is Tales from Wilderland!


Check out the campaign's Obsidian Portal page!

And now a quick breakdown of our characters:

PC:  Denethor Lightbow
Player:  Nick
Culture:    Elf of Mirkwood
Background:  Diligent Defender

Calling:  Scholar

PC:  Fendegil
Player:  Monster Mike
Culture:  Ranger of the North
Background:  Solitary Vagabond
Calling:  Wanderer

PC:  Brand, son of Gorm
Player:  Jack

Culture:  Barding (Man of Dale)
Background:  Rediscovering the Past

Calling:  Treasure Hunter

Remember to show your love and support for the Geek out on Patreon!  Actual play episodes don't count for our Patreon contributions, so every time we play a game, you get a freebie!

Music:  "Of Wolf and Man'" by Metallica

Monday, March 6, 2017

The CVG Actual Play & Community Theater Podcast 040 - The Night Witches One-Shot (Part Two): Still Flyin', Still WItchin'!


Episode 40 of The CG Actual Play & Community Theater Podcast is up here and is on its way to stores near you (i.e. iTunes)!  

Remember: it's on a different feed from The CVG Podcast and Rhythm & Blues Revue, so you will need to subscribe to this feed separately if you're into it!


The game this time is "Still Flyin', Still Witchin'", part two of a one-shot of Night Witches, created by Jason Morningstar and published by Bully Pulpit Games!  

Tonight We Fly

Music:  "Where Eagles Dare" by Iron Maiden