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Bored Ghost

A storytelling podcast that uses games to drive the stories. We play a variety of games, from Indy Published Collaborative Storytelling games to traditional Role-Playing Games, all with the intent to tell a cohesive and finite story in about two episodes.
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Jul 26, 2017

“I’m coming back in… and it’s the saddest moment of my life.”

-Ed White

A near-future of space colonization and war against humanity's own creations.

fiasco

To learn more about how Fiasco is played check out our primer episode.


The characters for this game:

Dr. Meg Johne (Yvonne Hartung) - Astro-biologist clone.

Stetson (Ken Breese) - Clone con-man.

Cpt. Lee Minors (John Holt) - A veteran of the Many Wars.

 

 


The grid for this game:

Between Ken and John: Criminal - Assassin and Target, and the Need to Find the Lost Delta-5 Space Station.

Between John and Yvonne: Adversaries - Bounty Hunter and Quarry, and the Need to Get Even with the Colony on Titan.

Between Yvonne and Ken: Family - Siblings separated by a Conspiracy, and the Need to Hump a Perfect Clone of Yourself.


Find Yvonne at Team Awesome Robot

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Ken on twitter @Berlingsbeard

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme comes from the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

Jul 19, 2017

"We're all going to die and they're never going to give me my license!"
― E.T.

A chilly New England island holds a mystery that could save the people of the island and perhaps the world.

To learn more about how Home By Dark is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Moira Payne (Liza Cortright) - A bookish 16 yr old who works at the ferry ticketing office.

Bailey Tanwell (Ken Breese) - A 19 year old beach-bum who works for the ferry.

Cormac Wainwright (Zach Norton) - The ferryman who shuttles seasonal visitors from the mainland.

Sawyer Payne (John Holt) - And 11 year old boy- one of the few kids in his generation on the island.

The setup for this game

The Secret: A Selkie with the ability to control the weather and calm the storm.

The Pursuer: Trident Industries and Dr Theodore Gilman, a cover for a group of people who wish to raise the lost city of Atlantis and regain their position of glory and power.

The Danger: The Wrath of the Sea, whether a natural force or called by the family of the Selkie, it threatens to swallow the island beneath the waves.

The Setting: Schaeffer's Landing, Maine. Fall mid 70's

Assets:
Fishing Pole
Flare Gun
Compact Mirror
Inflatable Raft

Locations:
The Eastend, a desolate stretch of island that faces the open sea
Westend Boardwalk, the town center and where the ferry lets off
The Library, a modest two-room building with stacks and stacks of books.
The Salt House, a glorified shack, sometimes used for salting a catch, mostly used as a place to drink.

Find Liza out in the real world!

Find Zach's work on his portfolio site

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Ken on twitter @Berlingsbeard

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme comes from the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

Jul 12, 2017

This is a brief overview that lays out the basic of setting up and playing Home By Dark. 

Recommended number of players: 3-5, Play time 2-3 hours on average

Home By Dark is a GM-less game, the players collaborate to tell the story. 

We recommend picking up a copy of one of the beginner sets from an indie rpg retailer. Try your friendly local games store.

In addition to players Home By Dark requires a handful of components:

1) Rulebook

2) 6 sided Dice in three color- about 15 of each color.

3) Index Cards

4) Writing Utensils

Jul 12, 2017

"This one, this one right here... this was my dream, my wish. And it didn't come true. So I'm taking it back. I'm taking them all back."
― Goonies

A chilly New England island holds a mystery that could save the people of the island and perhaps the world.

To learn more about how Home By Dark is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Moira Payne (Liza Cortright) - A bookish 16 yr old who works at the ferry ticketing office.

Bailey Tanwell (Ken Breese) - A 19 year old beach-bum who works for the ferry.

Cormac Wainwright (Zach Norton) - The ferryman who shuttles seasonal visitors from the mainland.

Sawyer Payne (John Holt) - And 11 year old boy- one of the few kids in his generation on the island.

The setup for this game

The Secret: A Selkie with the ability to control the weather and calm the storm.

The Pursuer: Trident Industries and Dr Theodore Gilman, a cover for a group of people who wish to raise the lost city of Atlantis and regain their position of glory and power.

The Danger: The Wrath of the Sea, whether a natural force or called by the family of the Selkie, it threatens to swallow the island beneath the waves.

The Setting: Schaeffer's Landing, Maine. Fall mid 70's

Assets:
Fishing Pole
Flare Gun
Compact Mirror
Inflatable Raft

Locations:
The Eastend, a desolate stretch of island that faces the open sea
Westend Boardwalk, the town center and where the ferry lets off
The Library, a modest two-room building with stacks and stacks of books.
The Salt House, a glorified shack, sometimes used for salting a catch, mostly used as a place to drink.

Find Liza out in the real world!

Find Zach's work on his portfolio site

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Ken on twitter @Berlingsbeard

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme comes from the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

Jul 5, 2017

“I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing.”
― Herman MelvilleMoby-Dick or, The Whale

The singleminded mysticism of the Nazis allowed them to amass legendary objects of power. What became of these artifacts after the war? Our adventurers want to find out.

To learn more about how Fiasco is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Caliope Trager (Yvonee Hartung) - A former librarian now a field researcher for a for-profit treasure hunting firm .

Udo Kreiger (Ken Breese) - A German ex-pat with a heart for adventure and a hunger for riches.

Jack Stone (D Gailey) - A war photographer and freelancer who may have ties to the spy game.

Dr. Hans Fugue (John Holt) - A former German rocket scientist now building spy planes for the US.

TILT:

Innocence - Misdirected Passion

Failure - Fear leads to a Fateful Decision

The grid for this game:

Between Ken and John: Romance - Old friends in romantic denial and and Object - mysterious and holy Holy Mirror of Truth.

Between John and D: The War - Behind enemy lines in their Uniforms and a Need - To get Ultimate Power by turning the Ancient and Mythical powers of the artifact on the World.

Between D and Yvonne: Odd - A Nosy Neighbor and a Secretive Person and a Need - To get out of this one-sided relationship.

Between Yvonne and Ken: Professional - Adventure Seekers and a Location - South America, the streets of Rio during Carnival

Find D Gailey on twitter @mxnurd

Find Yvonne at Team Awesome Robot

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Ken on twitter @Berlingsbeard

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme comes from the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

Jun 28, 2017

“To fall in love with God is the greatest romance; to seek him the greatest adventure; to find him, the greatest human achievement.”
Augustine of Hippo

The singleminded mysticism of the Nazis allowed them to amass legendary objects of power. What became of these artifacts after the war? Our adventurers want to find out.

To learn more about how Fiasco is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Caliope Trager (Yvonee Hartung) - A former librarian now a field researcher for a for-profit treasure hunting firm .

Udo Kreiger (Ken Breese) - A German ex-pat with a heart for adventure and a hunger for riches.

Jack Stone (D Gailey) - A war photographer and freelancer who may have ties to the spy game.

Dr. Hans Fugue (John Holt) - A former German rocket scientist now building spy planes for the US.

The grid for this game:

Between Ken and John: Romance - Old friends in romantic denial and and Object - mysterious and holy Holy Mirror of Truth.

Between John and D: The War - Behind enemy lines in their Uniforms and a Need - To get Ultimate Power by turning the Ancient and Mythical powers of the artifact on the World.

Between D and Yvonne: Odd - A Nosy Neighbor and a Secretive Person and a Need - To get out of this one-sided relationship.

Between Yvonne and Ken: Professional - Adventure Seekers and a Location - South America, the streets of Rio during Carnival

Find D Gailey on twitter @mxnurd

Find Yvonne at Team Awesome Robot

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Ken on twitter @Berlingsbeard

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme comes from the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

Jun 14, 2017

“The strangest thing has happened. I really missed my dog. That's never happened to me before. You know, on a long tour you do hear people saying they miss their pets. I never have. But last night I started really missing my dog.
It's very odd, 'cause I don't have a dog.”
Bono

On the road the day-to-day grind of putting on a show wears away the shine.

To learn more about how Fiasco is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Stix (Lauren Bilanko) - A former goth band drummer turned road manager.

Johnny "Shakes" McTavish (Ken Breese) - A young roady in love with life on tour.

Crater Jim (John Holt) - A run down roadie who may be ready to hang up his black t-shirt.

The grid for this game:

Between Ken and John: Parasites - Roadies and a Need - To get fucked to prove we're straight.

Between John and Lauren: Trouble - Insane Stalker and Tour Personnel and an Object - Fuckin' Awesome full-body burn suit.

Between Lauren and Ken: The Grind - Boss and Roadie and a Location - The Arena in the Mosh Pit.

Find Lauren's gaming oasis, Twenty Sided Store in Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York. Also on twitter @20sidedstore

Find Lauren on twitter @bilanko

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Ken on twitter @Berlingsbeard

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme comes from the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

 

May 31, 2017

“The world is come upon me, I used to keep it a long way off, But now I have been run over and I am in the hands of the hospital staff.”
Stevie Smith, Selected Poems

Wackiness in the heartland hospital where the staff's priorities are not patient-oriented.

To learn more about how Fiasco is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Nurse Paddles (Ken Breese) - A pony-tailed motor-trike riding RN w/ a massive amount of debt.

Dr. Sarah Smith (Tiffany Cook) - A doctor who provides abortions under the table to women of OK.

Nurse Practitioner Gunner Boyd (John Holt) - A down-home christian with a love for babies.

The grid for this game:

Between Ken and John: Work (daydream) - Supervisor and Underling and a Need - To get Rich by selling a black market kidney.

Between John and Tiffany: Friendship (daydream) - Totally one-sided Friendship and a Location - Patient Area, Deluxe out-of-your-mind Mack-Daddy Birthing Suite.

Between Tiffany and Ken: Hospital - On the Chief of Staff's Shit-list and an Object (daydream)- A Deadly filthy germy used handkerchief lying on the floor.

Find Tiffany Cook on twitter @TiffanyECook, tumblr and instagram

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Ken on twitter @Berlingsbeard

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme comes from the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

May 25, 2017

"It was the last day of summer camp. It was the first day of the third week in August."

Once more into the woods.

To learn more about how Fiasco is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Joan Jenkins (Riff Richards) - First time at camp, she is considered the Hot Twin.

Justiphine Jenkins (Emily Scott) - A camp goer turned camp counselor- she's the twin in glasses.

Shana Quib (John Holt) - Queen of the camp.

TILT:

Paranoia - A Sudden Reversal of Status of Fortune / of Sympathy

Failure - Something Precious is on Fire

The grid for this game:

Between Riff and John: Secret - Peeping Tom and Eye Candy and a Location - The Trails around the Lake

Between John and Emily: Friends - Queen Bee and Sycophant and a Need - To get even with every last one of these motherfuckers

Between Emily and Riff: Family - Identical Twins and an Object - A Weapon - A taped up old Oar

Find Emily out in the world!

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Riff on working at The Hinterlands in Kensington or The High Dive in Park Slope (both in Brooklyn, NY!)

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme comes from the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

May 17, 2017

"And they all have pretty children,
And the children go to school,
And the children to go summer camp,
And then to the university,
Where they are put in boxes
And they come out all the same."
- Malvina Reynolds

Once more into the woods.

To learn more about how Fiasco is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Joan Jenkins (Riff Richards) - First time at camp, she is considered the Hot Twin.

Justiphine Jenkins (Emily Scott) - A camp goer turned camp counselor- she's the twin in glasses.

Shana Quib (John Holt) - Queen of the camp.

The grid for this game:

Between Riff and John: Secret - Peeping Tom and Eye Candy and a Location - The Trails around the Lake

Between John and Emily: Friends - Queen Bee and Sycophant and a Need - To get even with every last one of these motherfuckers

Between Emily and Riff: Family - Identical Twins and an Object - A Weapon - A taped up old Oar

Find Emily out in the world!

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Riff on working at The Hinterlands in Kensington or The High Dive in Park Slope (both in Brooklyn, NY!)

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme comes from the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

May 10, 2017

“The mask of self-deception was not longer a mask for me, it was a part of me. Night lifted it, laying bare the stifled truth below; but there was no one to see except myself, and when day broke the mask fell back again of its own accord.”
Robert W. Chambers, The King in Yellow

Through all time and beyond reason exists the city.

To learn more about how Fiasco is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Hank Rockfort (Ken Breese) - 52yr old explorer and adventurer- hardened and still strong, but has lost much of his memory.

The Mysterious Stranger (Sharang Biswas) - A figure of unclear gender with equally mysterious powers and motives.

Midge Bones (John Holt) - A woman who has taken her research out of the library.

The Tilt:

Tragedy - Pain followed by Confusion

Guilt - Somebody develops a Conscience

The grid for this game:

Between Ken and John: Echoes - Have you read the Accursed Book? and a Need - To Destroy the Face in the Mirror

Between John and Sharang: Power Play - Woman Seduced by an Enigmatic Stranger and an Object - a creature in the form of a life-sized marionette strung up through the ceiling.

Between Sharang and Ken: Family - Estranged Father and Child and a Location - The Lost City, Wandering down Endless Streets

May 3, 2017

“Ah," she said, "to come is easy and takes hours; to go is different—and may take centuries.”
Robert W. Chambers, The King in Yellow

Through all time and beyond reason exists the city.

To learn more about how Fiasco is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Hank Rockfort (Ken Breese) - 52yr old explorer and adventurer- hardened and still strong, but has lost much of his memory.

The Mysterious Stranger (Sharang Biswas) - A figure of unclear gender with equally mysterious powers and motives.

Midge Bones (John Holt) - A woman who has taken her research out of the library.

The grid for this game:

Between Ken and John: Echoes - Have you read the Accursed Book? and a Need - To Destroy the Face in the Mirror

Between John and Sharang: Power Play - Woman Seduced by an Enigmatic Stranger and an Object - a creature in the form of a life-sized marionette strung up through the ceiling.

Between Sharang and Ken: Family - Estranged Father and Child and a Location - The Lost City, Wandering down Endless Streets

Find Sharang Biswas on twitter @SharangBiswas, and check out his game Mad Science Foundation

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Ken on twitter @Berlingsbeard

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme comes from the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

 

Apr 26, 2017

“Please, don't go. It's lonely. There's a hole in my head as big as the world and it's so very lonely...”
― Alan Moore, Swamp Thing

Deep in the woods lurks a beast, a creature of darkness born of the fears of man.

To learn more about how Fiasco is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Josie Dynamite (Lauren Bilanko) - TV monster hunting personality who is returning to her home to catch a legend.

Gary Dunhill (Patrick Cartelli) - A cattle farmer and survivalist.

Esther Canton (Ken Breese) - Pig farmer who owns a good chunk of land where the beast may live.

Jason Tooms (John Holt) - Recovering addict and son of the wealthy town family.

The TILT:

Tragedy- Death right on time.

Paranoia- Two People cross paths and everything changes.

The grid for this game:

Between Lauren and John: Monster Hunters - TV Personality & Local Fan PLUS a Need - to explore the deepest reaches of Sucker Creek Basin.

Between John and Patrick: Troublemakers - You bring the rifles, I'll bring the beer  PLUS an Object, chump hunting, a business card reading "Swamp Expert."

Between Patrick and Ken: Swamp Friends - Cattle Rancher & Pig Farmer PLUS a Need - to contact the global conspiracy hiding the truth about the beast.

Between Ken and Lauren: Family - Swamp Kin PLUS an Object - Rotting Meat & Fox Urine in a Cooler.

Find Patrick on twitter @patcartelli and check out his podcast Repeater

Find Lauren's gaming oasis, Twenty Sided Store in Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York. Also on twitter @20sidedstore

Find Lauren on twitter @bilanko

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Ken on twitter @Berlingsbeard

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme comes from the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

 

Apr 19, 2017

"I'm the product of 6 million years of evolution? Come on, man. I crawled out of a swamp yesterday." - Peter Steele

Deep in the woods lurks a beast, a creature of darkness born of the fears of man.

To learn more about how Fiasco is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Josie Dynamite (Lauren Bilanko) - TV monster hunting personality who is returning to her home to catch a legend.

Gary Dunhill (Patrick Cartelli) - A cattle farmer and survivalist.

Esther Canton (Ken Breese) - Pig farmer who owns a good chunk of land where the beast may live.

Jason Tooms (John Holt) - Recovering addict and son of the wealthy town family.

The grid for this game:

Between Lauren and John: Monster Hunters - TV Personality & Local Fan PLUS a Need - to explore the deepest reaches of Sucker Creek Basin.

Between John and Patrick: Troublemakers - You bring the rifles, I'll bring the beer  PLUS an Object, chump hunting, a business card reading "Swamp Expert."

Between Patrick and Ken: Swamp Friends - Cattle Rancher & Pig Farmer PLUS a Need - to contact the global conspiracy hiding the truth about the beast.

Between Ken and Lauren: Family - Swamp Kin PLUS an Object - Rotting Meat & Fox Urine in a Cooler.

Find Patrick on twitter @patcartelli and check out his podcast Repeater

Find Lauren's gaming oasis, Twenty Sided Store in Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York. Also on twitter @20sidedstore

Find Lauren on twitter @bilanko

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Ken on twitter @Berlingsbeard

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme comes from the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

Apr 12, 2017

"Since the dawn of the atomic age, we have sought to reduce the risk of war by maintaining a strong deterrent and by seeking genuine arms control." Reagan

We reunite with our team of space rebels as we continue our tale of space stations past.

To learn more about how Star Wars is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Our Game Master is Ken Breese

Zal (Stacey Douglass Moverley) - An ace pilot, once flew for the Empire, but now uses her Imperial connections to get information to the Rebellion.

Tendaar (Steve Moverley) - An engineer who has turned to the Rebellion to shed the yoke of the Empire.

Cael (John Holt) - An athlete who turned his physical prowess towards making war against the Empire when his home planet was destroyed.

Find Stacey on instragram @stadomo

Find Steve on his website stephenmoverley.com

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Ken on twitter @Berlingsbeard

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme comes from the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

Apr 5, 2017

"In a dark place we find ourselves, and a little more knowledge lights our way." Yoda

We reunite with our team of space rebels for a tale of space stations past.

To learn more about how Star Wars is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Our Game Master is Ken Breese

Zal (Stacey Douglass Moverley) - An ace pilot, once flew for the Empire, but now uses her Imperial connections to get information to the Rebellion.

Tendaar (Steve Moverley) - An engineer who has turned to the Rebellion to shed the yoke of the Empire.

Cael (John Holt) - An athlete who turned his physical prowess towards making war against the Empire when his home planet was destroyed.

Find Stacey on instragram @stadomo

Find Steve on his website stephenmoverley.com

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Ken on twitter @Berlingsbeard

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme comes from the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

 

Mar 29, 2017

“At the end of the tour
When the road disappears
If there's any more people around
When the tour runs aground
And if you're still around
Then we'll meet at the end of the tour”
―They Might Be Giants

Ribbon Drive, by Avery Mcdaldno is a game built around mixtapes and road-trips. This story takes place over the course of two mixtapes. We all love making a mixtape, so the setup for this game was a joy. In this episode John gives a prompt at about X minutes X seconds to begin playing the mixtape in sync with the show, but it doesn't need to sync up perfectly.

Mixtape 2: Throwing Lightning

  1. The False Bride - A. L. Lloyd
  2. By-Tor and The Snow Dog - Rush
  3. She Moves Through The Fair - Fairport Convention
  4. Travelling Song - Pentangle
  5. Seed of Memory - Terry Reid
  6. Lady Gay - Dave Van Ronk
  7. Cold Wind to Valhalla - Jethro Tull

The characters for this game:

Esteban Gorey (Ken Breese) - An ex-steroid user who has never strayed far from his hometown.

Tiger (Giaco Furino) - An amateur guitarist and professional drinking buddy.

Veronica Draber (Tiffany XXX) - The most put-together of the lot.

Travis 'TD' Dinan (John Holt) - He loves his grandma.

Ribbon Drive's creator Avery Mcdaldno is an amazing designer who's work and dedication to story is one of the inspirations for us in starting this show.  Please explore her work on Buried Without Ceremony.

Find Ken on twitter @BerlingsBeard

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Tiffany's Cat on instagram

Find Giaco on twitter @GiacoFurino and instagram @GiacoFurino and his clippings here.

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme song is by the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

Mar 22, 2017

“Casual drug users should be taken out and shot.”
―Daryl Gates

Ribbon Drive, by Avery Mcdaldno is a game built around mixtapes and road-trips. This story takes place over the course of two mixtapes. We all love making a mixtape, so the setup for this game was a joy. In this episode John gives a prompt at about X minutes X seconds to begin playing the mixtape in sync with the show, but it doesn't need to sync up perfectly.

Mixtape 1: It'll Be Okay

  1. Keep Pushing On - John Maus
  2. Hey, Hey We're the Gories - The Gories
  3. Bright Lit Blue Skies - Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti
  4. Kill V. Maim - Grimes
  5. I'm an Albatraoz - AronChupa
  6. Gut Feeling (Slap Your Mammy) - DEVO
  7. High Pressure Days - The Units
  8. Funnel of Love - SQÜRL, Madeline Follin
  9. Wetetie mare - Muluqen Mellesse
  10. Skull & Crossbones - Sparkle Moore
  11. Your Motion Says - Arthur Russell
  12. Enchanted - Stevie Nicks
  13. People Like Us - Talking Heads
  14. Wild Imagination - Kurt Vile

The characters for this game:

Esteban Gorey (Ken Breese) - An ex-steroid user who has never strayed far from his hometown.

Tiger (Giaco Furino) - An amateur guitarist and professional drinking buddy.

Veronica Draber (Tiffany Thornton) - The most put-together of the lot.

Travis 'TD' Dinan (John Holt) - He loves his grandma.

Ribbon Drive's creator Avery Mcdaldno is an amazing designer who's work and dedication to story is one of the inspirations for us in starting this show.  Please explore her work on Buried Without Ceremony.

Find Ken on twitter @BerlingsBeard

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Tiffany's Cat on instagram

Find Giaco on twitter @GiacoFurino and instagram @GiacoFurino and his clippings here.

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme song is by the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

Mar 15, 2017

“The world is a prison in which solitary confinement is preferable.”

Karl Kraus

A pair of twins with divergent musical tastes bide their time in a local prison.

To learn more about how Fiasco is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Gladys Marlow (Ken Breese) - A septuagenarian with a knack for electronics repair.

Ronald 'Ron' Matthews (Patrick Cartelli) - The son of Gladys Marlow, he hasn't any job prospects, but takes good care of his mother.

Quincy Marmot (John Holt) - A retiree with a nose for everyone else's business.

The grid for this game: 

Between Ken and Tim: Family - Identical Twins PLUS a Location, a Grimy Prison Farm Cornfield.

Between Tim and John: Ambiguous - Gangsta Rap MC & Ardent Fan PLUS a Need - to put an end to an inappropriate relationship.

Between John and Ken: Outside - Fiancé & Mail order Bride PLUS an Object - A Weapon - the Toothbrush and Razor Blade Shiv.

The TILT:

Tragedy - Overdose

Innocence - Romantic Feelings Get Creepy

Find Tim on twitter @dicefoodlodging  and Tim's Mobile Fiasco App for iOS on iTunes, and for Android on Google Play.

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Ken on twitter @Berlingsbeard

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme comes from the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

Mar 8, 2017

“Prison is like high school with knives.”
Raegan Butcher

A pair of twins with divergent musical tastes bide their time in a local prison.

To learn more about how Fiasco is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Richie Wonder (Ken Breese) - An aspiring musician and performer, with a bent towards madrigal, oh he's also in prison with his twin brother.

MC Mad Scratch (Tim Rodriguez) - A prisoner with real street cred and a powerful skill in rhyming. He's in prison with his twin Richie.

Elodie Pons (John Holt) - A French mail-order bride to Richie wonder and an avid fan of underground gangsta styling.

The grid for this game:

Between Ken and Tim: Family - Identical Twins PLUS a Location, a Grimy Prison Farm Cornfield.

Between Tim and John: Ambiguous - Gangsta Rap MC & Ardent Fan PLUS a Need - to put an end to an inappropriate relationship.

Between John and Ken: Outside - Fiancé & Mail order Bride PLUS an Object - A Weapon - the Toothbrush and Razor Blade Shiv.

Find Tim on twitter @dicefoodlodging  and Tim's Mobile Fiasco App for iOS on iTunes, and for Android on Google Play.

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Ken on twitter @Berlingsbeard

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme comes from the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

Mar 1, 2017

“Weak people believe what is forced on them. Strong people what they wish to believe, forcing that to be real.”
Gene Wolfe, Shadow & Claw

A small village is perched on top of a den of horror and the promise of treasure.

To learn more about how Kingdom is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Gonzo Lameleg (Ken Breese) - Former adventure, now damaged and living in the swamp.

Patriarch Pugnacious Zachariah (D Gailey) - The spiritual leader of the Hamlet.

Zinnia Faltine (John Holt) - An apprentice to the town's sage, the Alchemist.

The Kingdom for this game:

The Hamlet, a quiet town far from civilization in the middle of a forest.

Threats:

  1. Outsiders (AKA Adventurers) could overwhelm the Hamlet.
  2. Our economy relies on having a steady stream of adventurers
  3. The things below the Hamlet threaten to come pouring to the surface.

Locations:

  1. Forager's Camp in the Swamp
  2. Ruined Tower with stairs that lead Down
  3. The Church Vault
  4. The"Luck 'o the Draw" Tavern 
  5. The Cartographer's Printing Press
  6. The Master Alchemist's Shop

The Conflict:

Conflict: Will The Hamlet allow the Children of the White Sword to go below?

Find D Gailey on twitter @mxnurd

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Ken on twitter @Berlingsbeard

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme song is by the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

 

Feb 22, 2017

Eric: Oh, come on, I know exactly where we are!

Presto: Yeah, a hundred miles from nowhere and fifty miles from anyplace.

A small village is perched on top of a den of horror and the promise of treasure.

To learn more about how Kingdom is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Gonzo Lameleg (Ken Breese) - Former adventure, now damaged and living in the swamp.

Patriarch Pugnacious Zachariah (D Gailey) - The spiritual leader of the Hamlet.

Zinnia Faltine (John Holt) - An apprentice to the town's sage, the Alchemist.

The Kingdom for this game:

The Hamlet, a quiet town far from civilization in the middle of a forest.

Threats:

  1. Outsiders (AKA Adventurers) could overwhelm the Hamlet.
  2. Our economy relies on having a steady stream of adventurers
  3. The things below the Hamlet threaten to come pouring to the surface.

Locations:

  1. Forager's Camp in the Swamp
  2. Ruined Tower with stairs that lead Down
  3. The Church Vault
  4. The"Luck 'o the Draw" Tavern
  5. The Cartographer's Printing Press
  6. The Master Alchemist's Shop

The Conflict:

Conflict: Will The Hamlet allow the Children of the White Sword to go below?

Find D Gailey on twitter @mxnurd

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Ken on twitter @Berlingsbeard

Follow us on twitter @boredghostworld

Our Bored Ghost theme song is by the amazing Pat Cupples, see his band website Hotels and Highways.

Bored Ghosts we hope you found some distraction from your eternity in the void this week!

Feb 15, 2017

This is a brief overview that lays out the basic of setting up and playing Fantasy Flight Games' Star Wars Roleplaying Game series. 

Recommended number of players: 4-6, Play time 2-4 hours on average

Star Wars is a game that requires one player take on the role of Game Master, managing the rules and operating the world. 

We recommend picking up a copy of one of the beginner sets from Fantasy Flight, or from a book retailer like Amazon. Try your friendly local games store. If they carry role playing games they probably carry Star Wars. The Beginner Set provide sample characters, an adventure to run them through, enough rules for the players and game master to play, and a set of the special dice!

In addition to players Star Wars requires a handful of components:

1) Core Rulebook or Beginner Set

2) Character Sheets - available to print online, handwrite or copy from the rule book.

3) Star Wars RPG Dice and a pair of Percentile Dice (2 ten sided dice)

4) Writing Utensils

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