In which the crew interviews Rai W. Cole and Monica Speca from the Bonus Experience podcast!

* The origin of "Nello" and video-game translations
* A bit on typos and iWizards
* We have guests? We have guests!
* Monica and Rai introduce Bonus Experience
* Where did their podcast come from?
* Motivated by spite
* How Rai got into the RPG industry!
* A bit on setting and why we like what we do
* We meet Bruce the puppy
* Upcoming projects for Rai!
* Cheeky Nando's Tangent
* What is Monica working on aside from Nando's?
* Where should you start with Bonus Experience?
* Some things on language
* Dixie asks a terrible question and later has to backtrack
* Things get chaotic
* Dixie asks a better question

Links:

Bonus Experience: https://bxpcast.com/
The Systematic Understanding of Everything: https://www.exaltcast.com/
Through the Breach/Malifaux: https://www.wyrd-games.net/
Monster Care Squad: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sandypuggames/monster-care-squad
Ryuutama: http://kotohi.com/ryuutama/
Scion: Demigod Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/200664283/scion-demigod-book-3-for-the-scion-second-edition-rpg
Onyx Path YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheOnyxPath
Onyx Path Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/theonyxpath
Onyx Path Discord: https://discord.gg/5uckcBk

In which Eddy, Dixie, and Matthew talk about mistakes they've made in their careers, and how to recover gracefully from them.

  • The Pathcast mythology
  • How we're doing
  • Memorization and our failures on stage
  • Dixie's Chronicles of Darkness mistake
  • Eddy's TC: Anima mistake
  • Matthew's Mummy: The Curse mistake
  • "Mistakes" that aren't actually mistakes
  • Unintentional consequences
  • Eddy's Tomorrow Knights mistake (although he accidentally calls it "Forever Knights" game because he still had vampires on the brain)
  • Common mistakes to avoid
  • Prince vs prince
  • Ghosting
  • Dealing with redlines
  • Rate and review us!

LINKS

Scion: Demigod Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/200664283/scion-demigod-book-3-for-the-scion-second-edition-rpg

In which Eddy, Dixie, and Matthew interview the amazing Travis Legge regarding his recent work.

* Welcome, Travis, to the Onyx House
* Mrs. Eisenhower
* Scion Demigod on Kickstarter now!
* Editing, Squeaks in the Deep, and working away from home
* What is Dead Man's Rust?
* The Scarred Lands setting
* D&D Alignments, Races, and Attributes (and the problems therein)
* Mage: The Ascension - the Operative's Dossier for Technocracy Reloaded
* Lots of exciting releases to come!

LINKS
* Scarred Lands Player's Guide: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/197803/Scarred-Lands-Players-Guide-OGL-5e
* Scarred Lands Creature Collection: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/304849/Scarred-Lands-Creature-Collection-OGL-5e
* Technocracy Reloaded Backerkit: https://technocracy-reloaded.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders
* Mage: The Ascension 20th Anniversary Edition: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/149562/Mage-The-Ascension-20th-Anniversary-Edition

In which Eddy, Dixie, and Matthew discuss tips and advice on how to remain productive as writers, developers, and editors during a time of pandemic (and generally, really).

* They Came from Beyond the Grave! Kickstarter Success!
* Effective methods of time and productivity management
* Tackling a sizeable project with little direction
* The benefits of procrastination
* Finding inspiration for your work
* How to not become jaded
* What we're doing to enjoy ourselves

LINKS
* Scion Origin: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/246765/Scion-Second-Edition-Book-One-Origin
* Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition: https://www.chaosium.com/call-of-cthulhu-rules/
* Monarchies of Mau, Pugmire, and Pirates of Pugmire: https://www.realmsofpugmire.com/
* Paper Mario: The Origami King: https://www.nintendo.co.uk/Games/Nintendo-Switch/Paper-Mario-The-Origami-King-1782440.html
* Cuphead: http://www.cupheadgame.com/
* Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire: https://eternity.obsidian.net/
* Journey of Wrestling: https://journeyofwrestling.com
* Fall Guys: https://fallguys.com/
* Office Ladies: https://www.earwolf.com/show/office-ladies/
* West Wing Weekly: http://thewestwingweekly.com/
* Hellmouthy: https://player.fm/series/hellmouthy-1930900
* Fake Doctors, Real Friends: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-fake-doctors-real-friends-60367049/
* Jay & Miles X-Plain the X-Men: https://www.xplainthexmen.com/
* Soviet Sherlock Holmes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Adventures_of_Sherlock_Holmes_and_Dr._Watson

In which Eddy, Dixie, and Matthew bring back a game we accidentally made back in episode 80 and design nine games based on random prompts.

  • We're back from vacation! Not really.
  • Rules of the game
  • Dixie: Werewolf of Wall Street (and Pokemon)
  • Matthew: Into the Beyond (and Starjammer)
  • Eddy: War of the World Tortoises (and colonialism)
  • Dixie: Heir Apparent (and murder mystery parties)
  • Eddy: After the Fact (and kids in cyberpunk)
  • Matthew: Snowglobe (and the fun of mixed groups)
  • Dixie: No Return (and problematic cyberpunk designs)
  • Eddy: Hearts of State (and romance in RPGs)
  • Matthew: Descend and Conquer (and avoiding dark elves)
  • What are our favorites?

LINKS

In which Eddy, Dixie, and Matthew introduce the actual play of They Came from Beyond the Grave! run at the Onyx Path Virtual Gaming Convention.

* How the terrific trio are handling COVID
* And then, for the next three hours or so, an actual play!
* Looking back on They Came From and what we enjoy about it
* We're on holiday next week!

LINKS
* TCfBtG! Kickstarter: http://kck.st/2OGbDvU
* TCfBtG! actual play: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLEFXntIa3g&feature=emb_title
* TCfBtG! from Red Moon Roleplaying: https://play.acast.com/s/redmoonroleplaying/3c956dc6-3cfe-4006-a424-11be02197715
* TCfBtG! trailer: https://youtu.be/mWTla3xEmGA

 

In which Eddy and Dixie talk to Scion developer Neall Raemonn Price about the current status of the line.

* Eddy's name's origin story and author names
* Heights and cosplay?
* Noms de plume
* Looking back at Origin and Hero
* Scion: Demigod
* A bit on what to do in a game of Scion
* Scion: God
* Scion: Companion
* Masks of the Mythos
* Scion: Dragon
* Other supplements: Saints and Monsters, Wyld Hunt, and Titanomachy
* No Gods, No Masters
* Scion Anthology
* We let Matthew out of the box
* What Scion projects we're most excited for!
* A bit on seeing your work illustrated

Links:

The Cure - Close to Me: https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1yfu1
Scion: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/4261/Onyx-Path-Publishing/subcategory/8329_22322/Scion-2nd-Edition
Giuseppe Stromboli: https://twitter.com/mnateshyamalan/status/1281276972463730689
Woebot: https://woebothealth.com/
Death and Taxes: https://deathandtaxesgame.com/
Onyx Path YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheOnyxPath
Onyx Path Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/theonyxpath
Onyx Path Discord: https://discord.gg/5uckcBk

In which Eddy, Dixie, and Matthew talk at length about the upcoming Kickstarter for They Came From Beyond the Grave!

  • Our Twitter war has been delayed
  • Ugh, COVID. Wear a mask.
  • A short Beneath the Sea retrospective
  • What is Beyond the Grave?
  • Talking about bad movie research
  • Differences between Grave and Sea Quips
  • The shift to serious horror films
  • How the game plays
  • The book itself is funny
  • Title Drop and designing on the Pathcast
  • We bet on how much the Kickstarter will make

LINKS

In which Matthew and Dixie interview Martyna Zych regarding her background in gaming and position as community developer of the World of Darkness

* Where Outstar got her name
* CD Projekt Red and Streaming for GOG
* Edited vs. Unedited Videos
* Beckett's Jyhad Diary: The Audio Book
* Our outsider childhoods
* How Outstar got into the World of Darkness
* Hiking across Asia to get to Japan
* Vampire: The Masquerade - Night Road
* Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2
* Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Heart of the Forest
* Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood
* Wraith: The Oblivion - Afterlife
* They Came from Beyond the Grave! is on Kickstarter at 2PM EDT, Tuesday 21st July!
* Wraith Ric Flair "Woo!!"

Links:

Homestar Runner: https://homestarrunner.com/
CD Projekt Red: https://eu.gear.cdprojektred.com/
GOG (Good Old Games): https://www.gog.com/
Beckett's Jyhad Diary: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/225322/V20-Becketts-Jyhad-Diary
Vampire: The Masquerade - Night Road: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1290270/Vampire_The_Masquerade__Night_Road/
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2: https://www.bloodlines2.com/
Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Heart of the Forest: http://differenttales.com/werewolf/
Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood: https://werewolf-videogame.com/en
Wraith: The Oblivion - Afterlife: https://www.worldofdarkness.com/news/wraith-the-oblivion-afterlife-revealed
Alien Weaponry (band): https://alienweaponry.com/index.html
Outstar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/outstarwalker
Outstar on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/outstarwalker
World of Darkness Twitch channel: https://www.twitch.tv/worldofdarkness
World of Darkness YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjdCxS5kH0ZWY79DI5HmFnw
Onyx Path YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheOnyxPath
Onyx Path Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/theonyxpath
Onyx Path Discord: https://discord.gg/5uckcBk

In which the trio talks about online gaming in various forms.

* We're going to talk about online gaming!
* Alice is Missing
* ViewScream and the Ripper FMV
* Koldunic sorcery egregiously bad?
* 12 minutes in, Eddy is on topic
* Matthew was a Moderator
* A bit on our usage of Roll20 and Astral
* Some talk about chat-based roleplay
* New Bremen!
* We reminisce about early days of computing
* The olden days of scrambled pornography
* Audio- and video-based roleplaying
* Performing a game, versus playing
* Discord gaming
* Onyx Path Con

A Note: During the podcast, Eddy says the Pugmire Kickstarter was in 2017, which leads to some timeline confusion. It was actually finished in March 2016! Time is, however, a flat circle right now so we forgive Eddy this error.

Links:

Alice is Missing: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/huntersbooks/alice-is-missing-a-silent-role-playing-game
ViewScream: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/187177/ViewScream-2nd-Edition
Ripper Wired Story: https://www.wired.com/story/ripper/
Roll20: https://roll20.net/
Astral: https://www.astraltabletop.com/
Gehenna Gaming: https://www.gehennagaming.com/
Onyx Path YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheOnyxPath
Onyx Path Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/theonyxpath
Onyx Path Discord: https://discord.gg/5uckcBk

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