BTT EoW 4.84: Dome, Sweet Dome

It’s the long-awaited return to Consiglio in this episode. There’s smoke, fire, blizzards, huge gusts of wind that can lift a tank, and blood in the streets… literally. It’s been a few months since the group has been there, but they quickly learn that their faces have not been forgotten.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios, Purple Planet Music, and other sources

BTT One-Shot: The 2600 Club, Ep. 4

More wonky phone calls, morse code, repeating number sequences, and now a voice that claims to be watching the characters. All the boys do what the can to silence the calls but the voice is now in their heads and threatens to do more than just harass them with messages.

System: Fate Accelerated by Evil Hat Productions

CAST:
Aaron —  George Clark
Jeff — Barry Graves
Jeremy — Silas Thompson
Johnny — Eugene Fields
Jordan — The Game Master

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios and other sources

BTT EoW 4.83: Chalant

About a day’s journey from Consiglio, the group does some scouting in the underground town of Dinfor. All is not well the North Bellasaira, but that’s not a total surprise as their exit from the city months before did indeed spark a revolution. One of the party is recognized by the military, and they again have to make a quick escape on the final leg back to the capital city.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios, Purple Planet Music, and Kevin MacLeod

BTT One-Shot: The 2600 Club, Ep. 3

The investigation in the woods continues and we see some typical high school tensions between the characters. That tension quickly fades as some mysterious clues are discovered. It seems the snooping around has made them possible targets as they all receive an ominous phone call.

System: Fate Accelerated by Evil Hat Productions

CAST:
Aaron —  George Clark
Jeff — Barry Graves
Jeremy — Silas Thompson
Johnny — Eugene Fields
Jordan — The Game Master

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios and other sources

BTT EoW 4.82: Faith And Trust

We kick of season 4 as the party makes their was back to Consiglio via airship. In this episode we see the beginnings of a rejuvenated teamwork effort, even from the most unexpected characters. In between scenes, we get a glimpse of inspirations of certain aspects of the story, and debate on the proper execution of Rock, Paper, Scissors… or is it Scissors, Paper, Rock?

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT One-Shot: The 2600 Club, Ep. 2

The characters are are students at Mont Clark High School in Pine Grove Tennessee, “GO HAWKS”. The story kicks off as they learn of the mysterious deaths of two of their classmates. Some of them ditch school to investigate the scene.

System: Fate Accelerated by Evil Hat Productions

CAST:
Aaron —  George Clark
Jeff — Barry Graves
Jeremy — Silas Thompson
Johnny — Eugene Fields
Jordan — The Game Master

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios and Purple Planet Music

BTT EoW 3.81: Commentary 19

In this commentary episode we debrief on all of the secrets and other story elements used in  Season 3. We speculate on what we can expect in Season 4 of Elements of War, and how we anticipate a fractured ending to the story. We also get a glimpse of what is to come for Bone Throwers Theater’s next campaign.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

Character Advancement: Jeff (Jerr)
Best Roleplay: Aaron (Sam)
Who Brought the best Snack: Jeremy (BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger Dip)

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chime North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT One-Shot: The 2600 Club, Ep. 1

For this Horror Halloween One-Shot, we finally get around to playing a game we have pulled a lot of inspiration from, Fate Accelerated, another game put out by Evil Hat Productions (Monster of the Week). In this first one-shot episode we do our character creation as Jordan sets the scene for the horror story centered around mysterious telephone anomalies.

System: Fate Accelerated by Evil Hat Productions

CAST:
Aaron —  George Clark
Jeff — Barry Graves
Jeremy — Silas Thompson
Johnny — Eugene Fields
Jordan — The Game Master

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT EoW 3.80: Out of Preservations

It’s the season 3 finale of the campaign, so of course, just as the group reaches some resolutions on the interpersonal conflicts, the bottom drops out as it is revealed the Council had found the Animal Preserve. On the run again, it’s unclear if everyone will survive. But whoever makes it out, will be carrying an order to kill once reaching Consiglio.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios, Purple Planet Music, and other sources

BTT One-Shot: Stargate SG-1, Ep. 6

Here’s a commentary episode to wrap up this one-shot. We discuss what we liked about the system, and a couple thing that we thought would make it better. There were some “house” add-ons that we also discussed, and commented on how they played in this particular story. We had a great time with this on and we hope you will as well. Enjoy!

System: Stargate SG-1 Roleplaying Game, by Wyvern Gaming

CAST:
Aaron – Kundar
Iosif – Drupi Pecs
Jeff – Gavin Stroud
Jeremy – A’kel
Johnny – Namel
Jadon – The Gatemaster

Music in the background from Scott Buckley

BTT EoW 3.79: Clear The Air

In this episode we fast forward about a week as preparations are made to leave the Animal Preserve… also, some tempers need to cool. We’ll see if that actually happens, as a shoe that has been waiting to drop since midway through season 2, finally falls and will definitely change things going forward.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios, Purple Planet Music, and other sources

BTT One-Shot: Stargate SG-1, Ep. 5

In true SG-1 fashion, the action climaxes with a showdown at the gate while the group tries to escape. However, the effort seems to be more difficult than expected as one group member seems to be working against them. Comically, the dice rolls are extremely fitting for the type of characters that were doing battle. Sometime the dice write a good story! Enjoy!

System: Stargate SG-1 Roleplaying Game, by Wyvern Gaming

CAST:
Aaron – Kundar
Iosif – Drupi Pecs
Jeff – Gavin Stroud
Jeremy – A’kel
Johnny – Namel
Jadon – The Gatemaster

Music in the background from Scott Buckley and Fesliyan Studios

BTT EoW 3.78: Manhunt

While the group searches for Julian, who is doing his best to remain hidden, a much sought after truth comes to light. Finally, a bit of positive news. But with that, some negative memories do resurface. It appears that there are members of that group that are more connected than originally thought.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT EoW 3.77: Adverse Reactions

In this episode, the group react to the betrayal that has been exposed and a heated debate ensues. Was the betrayal necessary to thwart a much more sinister betrayal as one character proposes? Or do their fates become much more entangled in a web of lies that will take much longer to sort out?

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT One-Shot: Stargate SG-1, Ep. 3

We had a lot of fun with this episode, despite the mission and our rolls not going according to plan. An eerily deserted base camp, a disabled DHD, an unexpected acid rain storm, and in true BTT fashion, a plethora of word-play jokes are what the group has to overcome on the first leg of their mission.

System: Stargate SG-1 Roleplaying Game, by Wyvern Gaming

CAST:
Aaron – Kundar
Iosif – Drupi Pecs
Jeff – Gavin Stroud
Jeremy – A’kel
Johnny – Namel
Jadon – The Gatemaster

Music in the background from Scott Buckley

BTT EoW 3.76: Commentary 18

As we are getting close to the end of Season 3, we comment on how far the story has come so far, and how quickly things could change in the season finale. We also talk about some of the mechanics for advancing characters in the OpenD6 system, all in preparation for some of the secrets and “bombs” we expect to drop in the Season 3 finale session and rolling into Season 4 of Elements of War.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

Character Advancement: Ellie (Archi)
Best Roleplay: Jeremy (Julian)
Who Brought the best Snack: Ellie (Still Warm Chocolate Chip Cookies)

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chime North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT One-Shot: Stargate SG-1, Ep. 2

In this episode we attempted to tackle the mechanics of a “Convince Encounter”. Our horrible roles didn’t allow things to go as smoothly as intended, although they made it highly entertaining as the group escapes a diplomatic crisis. Then, this group of newbies  also have to escape a crisis in the Gate Room, and end off-world  without a full mission briefing. What could go wrong?

System: Stargate SG-1 Roleplaying Game, by Wyvern Gaming

CAST:
Aaron – Kundar
Iosif – Drupi Pecs
Jeff – Gavin Stroud
Jeremy – A’kel
Johnny – Namel
Jadon – The Gatemaster

Music in the background from Scott Buckley

BTT EoW 3.75: Jagged Stones

Most of the team finally reassembles, and it looks as if they have a new unexpected mission. But as they, still somewhat reluctantly, prepare to set out, some dark secrets are finally brought into the light. It’ seems the reunion may be short-lived.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT One-Shot: Stargate SG-1, Ep. 1

As much as we have talked about and drawn inspiration from the universe of Stargate, we just had to run a session of this game as soon as we could get our hands on it. We have a couple special guests on this play through, and in this episode we introduce the characters and take a look at how combat works in preparation for the inaugural mission of a new SG team form the Phoenix Site.

System: Stargate SG-1 Roleplaying Game, by Wyvern Gaming

CAST:
Aaron – Kundar
Iosif – Drupi Pecs
Jeff – Gavin Stroud
Jeremy – A’kel
Johnny – Namel
Jadon – The Gatemaster

Music in the background from Scott Buckley and Fesliyan Studios

BTT EoW 3.74: Hostage For Nothing

Multiple party members are held captive… or hostage… or prisoner. There is still some debate on the exact nature of the conflict with the animal preserve. Regardless of the correct word usage, things are not going at all according to plan. So they all are taking matters into their own hands.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios and other sources

BTT One-Shot: A Penny For My Thoughts, Ep. 6

A new game style for us warrants some commentary, so that is exactly what we tackle in this episode. We discuss the pace of the game and some things we did not include in the basic format of the game. All in all, we enjoyed this play through and think some compelling stories were created, which sparked some conversation on the dynamics of our roleplaying group and how the session reminded us of previous campaigns and one-shots.

System: A Penny For My Thoughts, by Evil Hat Productions

CAST:
Ellie
Jeff
Jeremy
Johnny
Jordan
Patryc

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT EoW 3.73: Trust Both Ways

As the group prepares a quick exit from the preserve (at least temporarily), one character attempts to tie up some “loose ends”, while others enter unexpected negotiations about who should possess the canister. But even that is derailed as someone hears a mysterious cry for help.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios, Kevin MacLeod, and other sources

BTT One-Shot: A Penny For My Thoughts, Ep. 5

We complete the second round of negative memories for the rest of our patients in this episode. Death plays a major role in the stories of these characters. Some narrowly escape it, some inadvertently invite it in to their life, and for some we learn that it is a welcomed old friend. But no matter the role, all these stories have become tragedy.

System: A Penny For My Thoughts, by Evil Hat Productions

CAST:
Ellie
Jeff
Jeremy
Johnny
Jordan
Patryc

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios, and Daniel Birch

BTT EoW 3.72: Later or Never

Two steps forward, one step back. Some party members are healed, some ready to come back “online”, some restore a small level of trust, while an unlikely pair butt heads. And this setback sets off alarms all over the animal preserve. Oh boy!

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT EoW 3.71: Commentary 17

In this commentary episode, we discuss the dichotomy in the events that have taken place at the animal preserve so far. While there has been some major headway made toward reaching the goals the the preserve had promised, the group continues to discover new ways to add inter-personal drama and tension.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

Character Advancement: Jeff (Jerr)
Best Roleplay: Ellie (Archi)
Who Brought the best Snack: Jeff (Eclair Dessert Casserole)

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chime North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT One-Shot: A Penny For My Thoughts, Ep. 3

We get to hear from the remaining patients as they share their first memories in this episode. Although the group still struggles to discern what a “positive” memory is, they are at least entertaining… some much more than others.

System: A Penny For My Thoughts, by Evil Hat Productions

CAST:
Ellie
Jeff
Jeremy
Johnny
Jordan
Patryc

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios, Audionautix.com, and Daniel Birch

BTT EoW 3.70: Tea Time

Eureka! It appears a cure has been found. However, the tension is higher than ever as it sparks some aggressive negotiations whether or not some are worth saving. Also, as the group works to combine their powers, there are some unforeseen side effects.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT One-Shot: A Penny For My Thoughts, Ep. 2

In this next installment of the group therapy session, we take a look at a couple more characters and explore their somewhat positive memories. This time around we see how the patients do not always remember the events clearly, but what might seem like absurdity in the details, might actually be how things panned out.

System: A Penny For My Thoughts, by Evil Hat Productions

CAST:
Ellie
Jeff
Jeremy
Johnny
Jordan
Patryc

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios, Inner Lotus Music, and Daniel Birch

BTT EoW 3.69: Air Gapped

Although those characters that were sick or injured appear to be on the mend, the decent into dissension continues, as shots are fired both literally and figuratively. One character even is pointing his gun at anyone and everyone this entire episode.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios, Daniel Birch, and Matti Paalanen

BTT One-Shot: A Penny For My Thoughts, Ep. 1

We embark on a new mentally challenging journey with this run of A Penny Foy My Thoughts, from Evil Hat Productions. We’re definitely going to stretch and strengthen our storytelling muscles on this one. In this episode, we read through the details and rule for play, while we lay out the first memory of one of the patients; already laced with mystery, intrigue, and tragedy.

System: A Penny For My Thoughts, by Evil Hat Productions

CAST:
Ellie
Jeff
Jeremy
Johnny
Jordan
Patryc

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT EoW 3.68: Commentary 16

Well, the animal preserve certainly hasn’t been a dull place. What the characters saw as a respite, Jordan and other players had something much deeper in mind. The group appears to be coming apart at the seams, but in this commentary episode we discuss the methods behind the madness, and postulate how it all might be building toward something greater.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

Character Advancement: Jeff (Jerr)
Best Roleplay: Ellie (Archi)
Who Brought the best Snack: Jeremy (Cinnamon Chip Cheesecake Cookies)

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chime North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT Episode 300: Show Commentary

Three main campaigns and about 2 dozen one-shots adds up to a lot of episodes, and some great stories. In this bonus commentary episode, we talk about a lot of our favorite characters, scenes and other memorable moments we’ve had on the show. We talk about some of the behind the scene things when it comes to collaborative storytelling, and even a bit of production. We also share a few outtakes and highlight several outstanding contributions from past cast members; Carlin, Stephanie, and Mike. It’s definitely been a fun ride, and there is still much more to come.

CAST:
Jordan
Aaron
Ellie
Jeff
Jeremy
Johnny

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT EoW 3.67: Tag Team Archi

Things are looking really grim as the virus continues to replicate and present in ways that are unexpected. The team does what it can to stave off the attacks, but in the end, it’s going to take some intervention from above to get a brief reprieve from the chaos.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT One-Shot: Kids on Brooms, Ep. 4

Leading up to the final, high flying battle in this one-shot, the cast get’s a bit carried away with their use of alliteration and puns. But it all paves the way for some entertaining role playing moments as we pull out all the stops and use all our bag of trick to defeat a giant pumpkin… and it was ridiculously fun! Enjoy!

System: Kids On Brooms, by Hunters Entertainment

CAST:
Aaron — Aderick Lendra
Jeff — Argon Marks
Jeremy — Raphael Tanner
Johnny — Quin Bishop
Jordan — The Head Master

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT EoW 3.66: The Body, The Building, The Android

With this episode, Elements of War becomes our longest running campaign, and we still have so much more story to go. This week, one particular problem spirals quickly out of control, mainly because no one is even aware that the problem exists… and it has put one of our most beloved NPCs in grave danger from the most unlikely of threats.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios and other sources

BTT One-Shot: Kids on Brooms, Ep. 3

When the characters realize that they are dealing with magic that is way beyond them, some much simpler options are explored. But of course they don’t come without some entertaining complications.

System: Kids On Brooms, by Hunters Entertainment

CAST:
Aaron — Aderick Lendra
Jeff — Argon Marks
Jeremy — Raphael Tanner
Johnny — Quin Bishop
Jordan — The Head Master

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT EoW 3.65: Question Mark

If the title is any indication, the characters have no idea of the chaos that is about to ensue. This play session also caught most of the cast completely by surprise as well. Alarms sound in the Animal Preserve, and some characters are on the run from the Androids, while others are on the run from each other. But despite the perceived danger, this episode is still only the calm before the storm. Hang on tight, this is going to be a wild ride.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT One-Shot: Kids on Brooms, Ep. 2

As we begin play, the group is reluctantly teamed up to retrieve an item unique to the Bronx Magical Academy’s upcoming Halloween Ball, only to find it has been stolen. As their list of suspects grow, we lean that they have a propensity to rush headlong into danger… well, at least one of them.

System: Kids On Brooms, by Hunters Entertainment

CAST:
Aaron — Aderick Lendra
Jeff — Argon Marks
Jeremy — Raphael Tanner
Johnny — Quin Bishop
Jordan — The Head Master

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios, Audionautix.com, and Kevin MacLeod

BTT EoW 3.64: Elemental Issues

Things are grim as the group enters the animal preserve. The illnesses are more serious than they had realized, and distrust among the group reaches a new height. It seems that this “safe haven” might only be a catalyst for some volatile reactions.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios, Kevin MacLeod, and other sources

BTT One-Shot: Kids on Brooms, Ep. 1

We try out the third game in a series by Jonathan Gilmour & Doug Levandowski, which is all about kids at a magical school. In this episode we tackle creation of the school and out characters. It doesn’t take us long to use our love of world building to create some zany details that will surely make this story interesting.

System: Kids On Brooms, by Hunters Entertainment

CAST:
Aaron — Aderick Lendra
Jeff — Argon Marks
Jeremy — Raphael Tanner
Johnny — Quin Bishop
Jordan — The Head Master

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT EoW 3.63: Commentary 15

Our characters were definitely challenged in this session of play, but we were as players as well. In this commentary, we talk about how although we love the non-linear storytelling method, it was not without its complications. We also touch on the dichotomy of the group coming together but at the same time being on the cusp of something that could tear it apart.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

Character Advancement: Jeff (Jerr)
Best Roleplay: Ellie (Archi)
Who Brought the best Snack: Aaron (Kimchi Fried Rice)

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chime North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT One-Shot: RISUS, Ep. 3

Here is the conclusion of this one-shot series. The group escapes certain death and eventually reconvenes to track down Scorpus. But they can’t do it on their own and get the help of a most interesting NPC that steals the show. We also give a brief commentary on the system and how it stacks up to other systems we have played.

System: RISUS, by Cumberland Games & Diversions

CAST:
Jeff — Bram Tea
Jeremy — Sorren Wade
Johnny — Blondie
Jordan — The Game Master

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT EoW 3.62: The Core Of Truth

Barely, escaping the threats of the mountain, the characters complete the last leg of their journey on foot, making it to the Animal Preserve. But the trek is still not without some serious complications. As multiple subversive agendas start to come to light it is still unclear how devastating the ramifications will be.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios, and Audionautix.com

BTT One-Shot: RISUS, Ep. 2

In this episode we get to see how conflict works in this system; and there is a lot of it, both external and internal. In true 11th century fashion, our heroes battle knights and dragons, but with the futuristic twist of time travel. And when personal character goals complicate the mission, the door is wide open for more “high-flying”, “by the seat of your pants” conflict. Enjoy.

System: RISUS, by Cumberland Games & Diversions

CAST:
Jeff — Bram Tea
Jeremy — Sorren Wade
Johnny — Blondie
Jordan — The Game Master

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios and Kevin MacLeod

BTT EoW 3.61: Downhill From Here

We continue to unravel the mystery on the mountain, making some discoveries about or characters in the process. Some feel powerless, some show brand new powers, but most everyone shows paranoia and panic as things literally start to crumble all around them.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios, and Kevin MacLeod

BTT One-Shot: RISUS, Ep. 1

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We embark on a new One-Shot Adventure, one that Jordan has wanted to play for a while. Get ready for story about aliens, space travel and time travel. Our characters are tasked with tracking down an alien who has been causing problems in ancient earth. Simple enough right? Not for Bone Throwers Theater.
 
 
CAST:
Jeff — Bram Tea
Jeremy — Sorren Wade
Johnny — Blondie
Jordan — The Game Master
 
Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios
 
 

BTT EoW 3.60: Search and Rescue

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As the ship goes down the group is separated. In attempts to save those that are lost, we see two of our character showcase their skills as they were trained for this very type of situation. But the danger is far from over as an approaching storm creates a precarious mountain top situation, and a mysterious figure abducts a character moments before being rescued.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios, Audionautix.com, and Kevin MacLeod

BTT One-Shot: Ten Candles, Ep. 4

10CHere’s a quick commentary episode on our play of Ten Candles. As usual, we dive into what we liked about the mechanics, character creation, and the overall atmosphere that the game creates. We also make some comparisons to other games we have played and weigh in on whether we’ll want to comeback to this as another one- shot in the future.

System: Ten Candles, by Stephen Dewey

CAST:
Chris — Senator Brightburn
Jeff — Vance Doolan
Jeremy — Evan Gilmore
Johnny — Senator Blame
Jordan — The Game Master

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

BTT EoW 3.59: Who Let The Dogs Out

EOW S3We’re finishing up our character focused episodes to start off season 3 with a look at to what the journey was like for Sam. Here we see more evidence that the trip wasn’t a bonding experience for most of the characters. There are definite seeds of tension that will play heavily in future episodes. However, in the final scene, if appears that when the chips are down, they’re all still in this together… mostly.

System: OpenD6 Adventure, from West End Games

CAST:
Jordan — The Game Master
Aaron — Sam Feluge
Ellie — Archi
Jeff — Jerr Lan
Jeremy — Julian Illix
Johnny — Chine North

Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios and Kevin MacLeod

BTT One-Shot: Ten Candles, Ep. 3

10CThings really spiral out of control quickly in this episode. Despite successfully gaining a “hope die”, most of the characters still fell short of finding refuge in the bunker. The end came quickly for some, while others put up more of a fight. But one by one, the horror of “them” was too much to overcome.

System: Ten Candles, by Stephen Dewey

Chris — Senator Brightburn
Jeff — Vance Doolan
Jeremy — Evan Gilmore
Johnny — Senator Blame
Jordan — The Game Master

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