BTT One-Shot: Cthulhu Dark, Ep. 3

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When the investigation goes awry, all the usual places one would go to for help don’t yield and beneficial results. Neighbors are reluctant to get involved, the hospital is dragging its feet, and the cops aren’t taking the report seriously. But who could blame them when the details are told by a fiction writer.

System: Cthulhu Dark by Graham Walmsley

CAST:
Aaron —  Jason Dalton
Ellie — Bonn Bolton
Jeff — Darius Millson
Jeremy — Marsden Phoenix
Jordan — The Director

BTT One-Shot: Cthulhu Dark, Ep. 2

CDThe story begins as the characters’ common associate gathers them together to investigate a mysterious delivery. Jordan confesses that the mystery is based on a actual real life event. Of course, there is more horror to come than what was in the actual news report.

System: Cthulhu Dark by Graham Walmsley

CAST:
Aaron —  Jason Dalton
Ellie — Bonn Bolton
Jeff — Darius Millson
Jeremy — Marsden Phoenix
Jordan — The Director

BTT One-Shot: Cthulhu Dark, Ep. 1

CDJordan picks up a new one-shot via a Kickstarter for us to play, Cthulhu Dark. This fits our gravitation toward our usual dark and spooky stories. We’ll create our characters, come up with some interesting backstories, and by the end of the episode Jordan says “The victims will should be ready.”

System: Cthulhu Dark by Graham Walmsley

CAST:
Aaron —  Jason Dalton
Ellie — Bonn Bolton
Jeff — Darius Millson
Jeremy — Marsden Phoenix
Jordan — The Director

BTT Throwback: Inspectres, “Seattle Spirits” 8

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We put a wrap on our first run of Inpectres with a few possessions, a cauldron, ghost traps, and a couple well-place mirrors. All is made right, or at least not any worse than when they started off. But will the team ever be the same again?

Game System: Inspectres by Jared A. Sorenson

Cast:
Carlin –  Auri Glasston
Jeremy  –  Nathan Alex Woodson
Johnny – Phil Raymond
Mike –  Frank Cross
Stephanie –  Trixie Canton
Jordan – The Gamemaster

BTT Throwback: Inspectres, “Seattle Spirits” 7

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As if the creepiness wasn’t already at an all-time high, Jordan cranks it up to eleven. A few characters have out of body experiences, in more ways than one, and another regains consciousness in a mysterious, dark and dank  basement. The descent into madness continues.

Game System: Inspectres by Jared A. Sorenson

Cast:
Carlin –  Auri Glasston
Jeremy  –  Nathan Alex Woodson
Johnny – Phil Raymond
Mike –  Frank Cross
Stephanie –  Trixie Canton
Jordan – The Gamemaster

BTT Throwback: Inspectres, “Seattle Spirits” 6

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When the group flees the airport and checks themselves into the Canterbury, EVERYTHING seems to go wrong. The stress rolls abound and chaos ensues as everyone looses there cool when the ectoplasm hits the fan.

Game System: Inspectres by Jared A. Sorenson

Cast:
Carlin –  Auri Glasston
Jeremy  –  Nathan Alex Woodson
Johnny – Phil Raymond
Mike –  Frank Cross
Stephanie –  Trixie Canton
Jordan – The Gamemaster

BTT Throwback: Inspectres, “Seattle Spirits” 5

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The next round of investigation takes place at the office, and the “client” calls quite displeased. The jury is split on what to do next, but before they can come to a consensus, supernatural sparks start to fly in the form of visions, voices, and violent flames. Needless to say, there were a lot of stress rolls in this episode.

Game System: Inspectres by Jared A. Sorenson

Cast:
Carlin –  Auri Glasston
Jeremy  –  Nathan Alex Woodson
Johnny – Phil Raymond
Mike –  Frank Cross
Stephanie –  Trixie Canton
Jordan – The Gamemaster

BTT Throwback: Inspectres, “Seattle Spirits” 3

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The franchise gets a call and secures it’s next job form a peculiar gentleman who works at The Canterbury. During the Investigation Phase, Jordan reveals that there are some real life details weaved into the premise of the story, at least according to a list of Seattle’s most haunted places. But the group goes to see there is any truth to this ghost story.

Game System: Inspectres by Jared A. Sorenson

Cast:
Carlin –  Auri Glasston
Jeremy  –  Nathan Alex Woodson
Johnny – Phil Raymond
Mike –  Frank Cross
Stephanie –  Trixie Canton
Jordan – The Gamemaster

BTT Throwback: Inspectres, “Seattle Spirits” 2

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We set up our franchise in this episode. Our choices of the franchise name, location, and financial status will determine some key details in the game. When we start rolling for what our technology limitations are, that adds some pretty interesting quirks that will provide some challenges for the business… but will make for some great storytelling for sure.

Game System: Inspectres by Jared A. Sorenson

Cast:
Carlin –  Auri Glasston
Jeremy  –  Nathan Alex Woodson
Johnny – Phil Raymond
Mike –  Frank Cross
Stephanie –  Trixie Canton
Jordan – The Gamemaster

BTT Throwback: Inspectres, “Seattle Spirits” 1

SS InspectresHere’s another throwback to one of our favorite games. This is our 1st run of the game Inspectres; a game that combines the worlds of Ghostbusters and Cops. In this episode, we begin the process of developing our characters using the Campaign Mastercraft Method! Jordan then conducts interviews with each of the characters to learn even more about them.

Game System: Inspectres by Jared A. Sorenson

Cast:
Carlin –  Auri Glasston
Jeremy  –  Nathan Alex Woodson
Johnny – Phil Raymond
Mike –  Frank Cross
Stephanie –  Trixie Canton
Jordan – The Gamemaster

Throwback Thursday: Inspectres, “Loan Star” Ep. 6

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In the conclusion of this one-shot we’ve got werewolves, aliens, time travel, men in black… and it wouldn’t be ridiculously complete without fighting Nazis. The final confessionals reveal no one in the group really knows what has been going on. How will they make it out alive, and how will they move forward?

Game System: Inspectres by Jared A. Sorenson

Cast:
Jeremy – James Alex Xavier (Jax)
Jeff (Fafa) – Brandon Hargitay (Brad)
Johnny – Kraig
Jeff – Robert Janette Tolbert (Bob)
Jackie – Apurva Patell
Jordan – The Gamemaster

Throwback Thursday: Inspectres, “Loan Star” Ep. 5

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Full on into the Asylum, and the “residents” don’t seem to be too welcoming no matter how the team tried to get in. Not only that, but a mysterious figure approaches from outside. And we get the full trifecta as a threat from within the group appears to be imminent.

Game System: Inspectres by Jared A. Sorenson

Cast:
Jeremy – James Alex Xavier (Jax)
Jeff (Fafa) – Brandon Hargitay (Brad)
Johnny – Kraig
Jeff – Robert Janette Tolbert (Bob)
Jackie – Apurva Patell
Jordan – The Gamemaster

 

Throwback Thursday: Inspectres, “Loan Star” Ep. 4

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On this Throwback Thursday episode, the team researches the history of the Jefferson Davis Mental Asylum and finds some pretty haunting details. So heading back to the asylum at sunset seems like the best idea… but the dice strongly disagree.
 
Game System: Inspectres by Jared A. Sorenson
 
Cast:
Jeremy – James Alex Xavier (Jax)
Jeff (Fafa) – Brandon Hargitay (Brad)
Johnny – Kraig
Jeff – Robert Janette Tolbert (Bob)
Jackie – Apurva Patell
Jordan – The Gamemaster

Throwback Thursday: Inspectres, “Loan Star” Ep. 3

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On this Throwback Thursday episode, the team heads to the client’s apartment to investigate the ghost siting, which just “happens to have been” and old mental asylum. So the descent into madness happens rather quickly, and they all may not make it back out alive… but not because of anything supernatural.

Game System: Inspectres by Jared A. Sorenson

Cast:
Jeremy – James Alex Xavier (Jax)
Jeff (Fafa) – Brandon Hargitay (Brad)
Johnny – Kraig
Jeff – Robert Janette Tolbert (Bob)
Jackie – Apurva Patell
Jordan – The Gamemaster

Throwback Thursday: Inspectres, “Loan Star” Ep. 2

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On this Throwback Thursday episode we set up our Inspectres franchise in Houston, Texas, and find out what level of tech we will be working with. Brad wants to work with only the best, but that doesn’t seem to be the case. Maybe everything IS bigger in Texas… including aspirations.

Game System: Inspectres by Jared A. Sorenson

Cast:
Jeremy – James Alex Xavier (Jax)
Jeff (Fafa) – Brandon Hargitay (Brad)
Johnny – Kraig
Jeff – Robert Janette Tolbert (Bob)
Jackie – Apurva Patell
Jordan – The Gamemaster

Throwback Thursday: Inspectres, “Loan Star” Ep. 1

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Here we go with another Thursday throwback series! We’re going back to another favorite, our 2nd run of the game Inspectres. In this episode, we begin the process of developing our characters using the Campaign Mastercraft Method! And oh boy, what a cast of characters it is.

Game System: Inspectres by Jared A. Sorenson

Cast:
Jeremy – James Alex Xavier (Jax)
Jeff (Fafa) – Brandon Hargitay (Brad)
Johnny – Kraig
Jeff – Robert Janette Tolbert (Bob)
Jackie – Apurva Patell
Jordan – The Gamemaster

BTT One-shot: Grin Ep. 5

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The finale of Grin is upon us! Doctor Schroeder has taken Taylor to his operating theater. Vivisection is imminent! Will his remaining friends be able to save him? Or will Taylor meet a grisly end?

There’s only one way to find out.

System: Grin from Arcana Games. You can find the rules at http://www.arcana-games.com/grin.

Aaron — Taylor James
Jeff — Brad Greenson
Jeremy — Shane Simmons
Nick — Terrence Brock
Sarah — Samantha Ludwig

BTT One-shot: Grin Ep. 4

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Things have become far more Grim on this one shot episode of Grin. We’ve had a character die. Most of the group get locked into an isolation room with a corpse. Taylor hears a door opening. Could that be something Even more frightening? Listen to find out… if you dare??

System: Grin from Arcana Games. You can find the rules at http://www.arcana-games.com/grin.

Aaron — Taylor James
Jeff — Brad Greenson
Jeremy — Shane Simmons
Nick — Terrence Brock
Sarah — Samantha Ludwig

BTT One-shot: Grin Ep. 3

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Welcome to the third episode of Grin. The players continue exploring the abandoned sanitarium. They explore an operating theater with a door welded shut.

Once they make their way to the main foyer, they decide to go toward the right. Things seem to be going well so far! What could go wrong?

System: Grin from Arcana Games. You can find the rules at http://www.arcana-games.com/grin.

Aaron — Taylor James
Jeff — Brad Greenson
Jeremy — Shane Simmons
Nick — Terrence Brock
Sarah — Samantha Ludwig

BTT One-shot: Grin Ep. 2

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The Grin players have been wandering through a flooded hallway into a water-filled room. Brad sees a body hanging in the corner of the room. Were the party the most recent visitors? Why has someone else come here to… end things?

System: Grin from Arcana Games. You can find the rules at http://www.arcana-games.com/grin.

Aaron — Taylor James
Jeff — Brad Greenson
Jeremy — Shane Simmons
Nick — Terrence Brock
Sarah — Samantha Ludwig

BTT One-Shot: Grin Ep. 1

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Happy Halloween! We’re here with a new one-shot of the free horror game, Grin! Special thanks to our friends, Nick and Sarah for joining us.

The party plays a group of high school friends to stay in an old, abandoned, haunted sanitarium. As they begin exploring the grounds, things don’t add up…

System: Grin from Arcana Games. You can find the rules at http://www.arcana-games.com/grin.

Aaron — Taylor James
Jeff — Brad Greenson
Jeremy — Shane Simmons
Nick — Terrence Brock
Sarah — Samantha Ludwig