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Aug 26, 2021

The Adventuring Party - Episode 659

This week's hosts: Savage, Hida O-Win, Scarr, and special guest Xaosseed of Seed of Worlds

Editor – Scarr

Apologies for the delay, folks.

This week, The Party discuss the narrative technique of starting in media res, and whether it would be right for your campaign.

Image Source: Star Wars Episode 4: A New Hope. (1977) Copyright Disney/Lucasfilm.

Show notes:

03:35: Someone knows, probably.

05:15: I don’t mean breakfast cereal, I mean an oldschool pulp serial with cliffhanger!

08:03: Out of the Abyss, previously reviewed here.

08:56: The Infamous Intro of Skyrim.


13:34: Exalted from White Wolf

17:06: Masks of Nyarlathotep

21:30: It still gets me every time I’m reminded that the entire process of recruiting shadowrunners for your corp is just an elaborate penis joke being played on the interns.

22:23: He’s only been doing this 2 years, folks, cut him some slack.


24:51: Planescape, originally for D&D 2nd ed.

26:25: This man has a pre-school age son, how has he not had dinosaur names hammered into his skull yet?

29:44: There are many examples of tables of things that go wrong while carousing, here's a nice one from Reddit.

30:45: Adventurers League

31:22: Still no word on real-life conventions, but a 2nd Online Gaelcon is coming! Last years was really good!


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