We've got a three-pipe pod for you this month and it's all about mysteries and Holmesian gaming!
0:01:10 The Up Front: On the Tyranny of Excellence and Just Watching The Damn Movie Already
0:04:57 The Interview: Game designer Bryce Whitacre clues us in on Baker Street, muses why Sherlock is a cultural touchstone, and takes on the Geek-del Test!
0:29:26 The Roundtable: Monster Mike and Jetpack Jack discuss mysteries in RPGs, steal a time-honored podcast game, and bear witness to a drive-by gifting...
2:04:29 The Community Calendar and The Monthly Marathon: I'm still stuck in Season Two of Twin Peaks, but I'll start watching Dune right away too
2:08:39 Outro & Credits
Some Show Notes and Links!
Baker Street: Roleplaying in the World of Sherlock Holmes from Fearlight Games
Also by Bryce Whitacre: Colonial Gothic: The Defeated Dead
Go read some Sherlock Holmes!
More on Sidney Paget
221B Baker Street (The Boardgame!)
Call of Cthulhu
Coffins & Tombstones
Why not get your Jeremy Brett on? Or maybe your Benedict Cumberbatch or your Robert Downey Jr.?
More on Jack The Ripper
Check out the Baker Street RPG Google Group and Fearlight Games Facebook Page!
Reach out to Bryce directly here!
A search for Detectives!
Tunnel and Trolls
Speak Friend and Enter...
Clue as simple as a candle
Star Trek 3D Chess (See the rules here)
Young Sherlock Holmes
The Philo Vance Mysteries
And now a round of One True Three from the Tell 'Em Steve Dave podcast...
Check out the original game here!
Based on our own One True Three stories, it appears the CVG staff has some generalized authority issues...
Good old fashioned pancakes!
The Dresden Files
Ladies and Gentlemen, Dixon Hill:
Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allen Poe
Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons
Murder by Death
Nemo: Heart of Ice by Alan Moore
Adventures in Oz: Fantasy Roleplaying Beyond The Yellow Brick Road by F. Douglas Wall and Amanda Webb
Here's the Atomic Array all about Adventures in Oz
The backing sound effects used in this episode included:
- "sleigh bells.wav", obtained via Freesound.org via a Creative Commons Attribution license. The original file can be found here.
- "Smashing #1.wav", obtained via Freesound.org via a Creative Commons Noncommercial license. The original file can be found here.
- "Musical Snow Globe - We Wish You A Merry Christmas", obtained via Freesound.org via a Creative Commons 0 license. The original file can be found here.
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