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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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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!

 

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