In which Eddy and Dixie have an EPIC conversation with Monica Speca and Neall Raemonn Price about Exalted Essence!

  • ... we ARE talking about Exalted Essence, right? Or was it lunch?
  • What is Exalted Essence?
  • Do you need Exalted 3rd Ed?
  • Streamlined setting and how huge Creation is.
  • What are the rules like?
  • The "Graduate Your Game" ad campaign from 2008.
  • Challenging assumptions, such as charm design.
  • Charm modes and power differential.
  • Mixed groups.
  • All ten Exalt types.
  • How anima works.
  • How does combat work?
  • Building Power.
  • New caste marks.
  • How virtues work.
  • Inspirational media.

Links:

In which Dixie and Eddy talk about the upcoming Squeaks in the Deep, the mice and rats supplement for Realms of Pugmire.

* Dixie gets revenge!
* We begin our squeaky dive
* Why Eddy chose Squeaks in the Deep
* How Squeaks came to be
* A lot on the culture of mice and rats
* Why most rats and mice dislike the Cult of Labo Tor
* All six new Callings!
* A bit on our recent playtest
* Contrasting rodent backgrounds with dogs and cats
* On Psionics
* We go behind the scenes into how the world of Pugmire works!
* Secrets!
* The Underneath
* Squeaks for VTT 
* Last bits!

Links:

Squeaks in the Deep Playtest 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZPnV9Obg_0
Squeaks in the Deep Playtest 2: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/997081554
Realms of Pugmire: https://www.realmsofpugmire.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

Episode 152: N!WE and Wrestling RPGs, Brother!

In which Eddy and Matthew discussing the wrestling industry and RPGs that have emerged from it!

* No Dixie this week, but sadly missed.
* How we got into wrestling.
* How WWE and AEW vary as businesses.
* Wrestling / RPG parlance.
* Is AEW sports-based as claimed?
* Wrestling being fake.
* The tag team breakup angle.
* N!WE as a part of Aberrant.
* How characters are presented in N!WE.
* N!WE vs. Nova Combat.
* Lucha Underground's bonkers setup.
* Roleplaying in the ring vs. roleplaying backstage.
* Playing to make a satisfying finish over playing to win.
* World Wide Wrestling RPG.
* WWE Know Your Role RPG. 
* Journey of Wrestling.

Links:
* WWE: https://wwe.com
* AEW: https://allelitewrestling.com
* Aberrant RPG: http://theonyxpath.com/category/worlds/trinitycontinuum/tc-aberrant/
* XWF: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/1474/Aberrant-XWF
* World Wide Wrestling: https://ndpdesign.com/wwwrpg
* WWE Know Your Role: https://rpgresearch.fandom.com/wiki/WWE:_Know_Your_Role
* Journey of Wrestling: https://www.journeyofwrestling.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 provide a new jumping on point! We talk about our origins with Onyx Path, what we've learned in the past few years, and wrestling.

  • Obligatory wrestling references!
  • Babies don't have bones
  • Podcast pre-show digressions
  • Our origin stories
  • How the Onyx Pathcast started
  • Working for Onyx Path
  • What we've learned since episode one
  • Being colleagues and friends
  • Farty horns (more) (again)
  • The finale of the outro music escalation

Links:

In which Eddy, Dixie, and Matthew conclude answering listener questions!

* Derek Acorrah joins us from Beyond the Grave and Eddy's wild mind!
* The meandering road of the Onyx Pathcast and Matthew's feud with Ian A. A. Watson.
* Roleplaying group drama!
* Matthew continues his Vincenzo rant.
* Outside of your work for OPP (and White Wolf), what projects have you worked on that you're the most passionate about?
* Are there more books planned for the Aberrant line aside those already announced?
* What OPP games do you play that you do not want to work on? What OPP games have you worked on and want to play but have not had the opportunity to?
* Tell us more about women as default player characters.
* How do you get into playing D&D / I want to start but don't know how or any of the rules
* In my older age, I have found the metaphor for Vampires to sexual assault/violation of consent has become harder to ignore (for example see VTR: "The Kiss" "The Assault").  How do you handle these (and similar) issues at your tables when they feel hard baked into the framework of the game?
* Are there plans for Onyx Path to do any more Vampire 5th edition books after the supplements to Cults of the Blood Gods are released?
* Do you feel the Storypath system being developed by Onyx Path is poised to become the backbone of future editions or do you think it is more of a freeform stand alone system like Epic and Fudge
* If you had to choose to run/play ONLY CofD or WoD for the rest of your days, which would you choose and why?
* When looking at Community Content created in the Storypath Nexus and other Onyx Path related Community Content Programs, what do you look for in content produced that makes you want to work with a content creator as a Freelancer? 
* What is a TTRPG you feel more people should play?

Links:
* Resident Evil Director's Cut Farty Horns: https://youtu.be/qrKKcon9NK4
* Netflix's Vincenzo: https://www.netflix.com/title/81365087
* Crocodile Dundee II: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crocodile_Dundee_II
* Futurama: Game of Drones: https://futurama.fandom.com/wiki/Game_of_Drones
* Harlem Unbound: https://www.chaosium.com/harlem-unbound-2nd-edition-pdf/
* Parsley: https://rpggeek.com/rpg/2966/parsely
* Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition: https://www.chaosium.com/call-of-cthulhu-rules/
* Trinity Continuum: Aberrant: https://trinity-continuum-aberrant.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders
* Changeling: The Lost 2nd Edition: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/248078/Changeling-the-Lost-Second-Edition?affiliate_id=13
* Dystopia Rising: Evolution: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/283402/Dystopia-Rising-Evolution?affiliate_id=13
* Legendlore: https://legendlore-rpg.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders
* Monarchies of Mau: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/243273/Monarchies-of-Mau-Core-Rulebook
* They Came from Beneath the Sea!: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/300642/They-Came-From-Beneath-the-Sea?affiliate_id=13
* Disco Elysium: https://discoelysium.com/
* Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition: https://dnd.wizards.com/
* Pan's Guide for New Pioneers: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/239620/Pans-Guide-for-New-Pioneers?affiliate_id=13
* Vampire: The Requiem 2nd Edition: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/123898/Vampire-The-Requiem-2nd-Edition?affiliate_id=13
* Chronicles of Darkness: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/168428/Chronicles-of-Darkness?affiliate_id=13
* Mummy: The Curse 2nd Edition: https://mummy-the-curse.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders
* Wraith: The Oblivion 20th Anniversary Edition: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/233842/Wraith-The-Oblivion-20th-Anniversary-Edition?affiliate_id=13
* De Profundis: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/84298/De-Profundis-Second-Edition?affiliate_id=13
* Cavaliers of Mars: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/242299/Cavaliers-of-Mars-Core-Rulebook?affiliate_id=13
* Good Society: https://storybrewersroleplaying.com/good-society/?v=79cba1185463
* Pirates of Pugmire: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/311052/Pirates-of-Pugmire?affiliate_id=13
* M20 Victorian Age: https://victorian-mage-ttrpg.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders
* Trinity Continuum: Adventure! Kickstarter: http://kck.st/3d2fuz4
* 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 Dixie and Eddy talk about everything from Blaseball to editing to 

* There's a ghost in Dixie's apartment
* Blaseball!
* On editing/cutting RPG writing
* The Transformers wiki!
* Working with disabilities/while neurodivergent

Bonus: Matthew rants about Vincenzo.

Links:

Blaseball: https://www.blaseball.com/
Blaseball Almanac: https://dropbear.itch.io/blaseball-splorts-almanac
The Splorts Hub: https://www.twitch.tv/thesplortshub
Transformers Wiki: https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Main_Page
Ruined FOREVER: https://tfwiki.net/wiki/Ruined_forever
Trinity: Adventure! Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/200664283/trinity-continuum-adventure-tabletop-roleplaying-game
Vincenzo: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincenzo_(TV_series)
Onyx Path YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheOnyxPath
Onyx Path Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/theonyxpath
Onyx Path Discord: https://discord.gg/5uckcBk

End Music: nothing made something of itself by The Young Philosophers' Club under a Creative Common's license
https://youngphilosophers.bandcamp.com/releases

In which Eddy and Dixie talk to Ian A. A. Watson and Daniel Lauzon about Adventure!

  • The Onyx Pubecast and Boner Experience
  • Trinity Continuum: Adventure!
  • Origin story
  • Updates to the material
  • Dixie wants cool powers
  • Daredevils, Stalwarts, and Mesmerists
  • Self-contained Trinity games
  • Inspirations for Adventure!
  • Weird (and real) science
  • It was Mercer all along!
  • Adventure! is Danielle's favorite
  • Comparing editions

Links:

 

In which the trio answers more of your burning questions.

  • We steal Matthew's game
  • What's up with CofD?
  • Dixie is selfish and answers a last week question
  • Which projects do we wish we had been on?
  • What's up with SAS production?
  • Running solo/duet games!
  • What would we play in a mixed-power Trinity game?
  • How is rules layout determined?
  • What franchises would we use in our games?
  • Getting ideas from your head to the page
  • What mechanics do we like/dislike?
  • The last two questions are very important

Links:

Victorian Mage Indiegogo: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/victorian-mage-ttrpg#/
Onyx Path YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheOnyxPath
Onyx Path Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/theonyxpath
Onyx Path Discord: https://discord.gg/5uckcBk

Want to hear all six episodes of Tales of the Aeon Society, but as one file? Here you go -- 37 pulse-pounding minutes of adventure to get you ready for the Trinity Continuum: Adventure! Kickstarter on March 25th!

Episode 146: Listener Mailbag #1

In which Eddy, Dixie, and Matthew answer listener questions!

* Eddy comes in kung fu fighting.
* We can't switch off.
* Matthew has a love / hate / love relationship with the listeners.
* What are the chances of a new Promethean book or expansion of Chronicles of Darkness?
* Have you ever had an idea for a mechanic or narrative beat that doesn't fit the project you're working on?
* How do we anticipate the gaming industry changing?
* If you had the power to create / change any splat in World of Darkness, which would you work on?
* Will we hear an actual play of Adventure! on the Pathcast?
* If you could make a licensed game for any IP, which would you choose?
* What V5 book would you most like to create?
* Is a VTT implementation of Storypath games on the horizon?
* Tell us about how you came to join Onyx Path?
* Is Werewolf: The Forsaken going to gain a line developer?
* What's your favorite Onyx Path game?
* Is a hot dog a sandwich?

Links:
* You're Wrong About: https://www.stitcher.com/show/youre-wrong-about
* Mummy the Curse 2e Pre-Order: https://www.backerkit.com/projects/339646881/mummy-the-curse-2nd-edition
* M20 Victorian Age Indiegogo: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/victorian-mage-ttrpg/
* They Came from Beneath the Sea!: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/300642/They-Came-From-Beneath-the-Sea?affiliate_id=13
* Quip and Cinematic Decks: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/316807/They-Came-From-Beneath-the-Sea-Quips-and-Cinematics-Cards?affiliate_id=13
* Hunter: The Reckoning: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/639/Hunter-The-Reckoning?affiliate_id=13
* Highlander: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highlander_(film)
* Adventure! Audio Drama Episode One: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/345508/Tales-of-the-Aeon-Society-Episode-1-Deadly-Eclipse
* She-Ra: https://www.dreamworks.com/shows/she-ra-and-the-princesses-of-power
* Kushiel's Dart: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/153008.Kushiel_s_Dart
* Transformers: More than Meets the Eye: https://tfwiki.net/wiki/The_Transformers:_More_than_Meets_the_Eye
* Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/256795/Vampire-the-Masquerade-5th-Edition?affiliate_id=13
* Werewolf: The Forsaken: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/145541/Werewolf-the-Forsaken-2nd-Edition?affiliate_id=13
* 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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