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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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Now displaying: August, 2017
Aug 30, 2017

"Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone."
— Dorothy Parker

The bones of the unknown rise to defend a disturbed tomb.

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


The characters for this game:

Horror (Liza Cortright) - the bones of a number of creatures cobbled together into a 'living' weapon.

Outsider (Ken Breese) - The skeleton of a bipedal that is not totally human.

Arrow-Shield (Leta Tremblay) - An axe-wielding humanoid skeleton with an arrow-peppered shield.

Silver Torc (John Holt) - A silver amulet decorated humanoid skeleton with a blunted silver sword.

 


The map for this game:

 

The tomb is in the center of a complex. The floor of the tomb is littered with perpetual orchid blossoms. A silver artifact sits in an alcove in the corner of the tomb. A pair of towers is connected with a span over cavernous depths. A room with a slanted floor, a grate and shackles is to the south.

Act I:

Act II:

Act III:


Find Liza out in the real world.

Find Leta on twitter @LetaTremblay and her work on letatremblay.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!

Aug 23, 2017

This is a brief overview that lays out the basic of setting up and playing The Skeletons by designer Jason Morningstar. 

Recommended number of players: 1-6, Play time 1-3 hours on average.

The Skeletons is a GM-less game, the players collaborate to tell the story. 

We recommend picking the PDF from publisher, Bully Pulpit Games.

In addition to players, The Skeletons requires a handful of components:

1) Printouts of the character sheets and charts from rulebook

2) Index Cards

3) Writing Utensils

and an optional 6-sided die.

Aug 23, 2017

“One would think it would be most unwise in a man to be afraid of a skeleton, since Nature has set curious and quite insuperable obstacles to his running away from it.”
― G.K. ChestertonThe Defendant

The bones of the unknown rise to defend a disturbed tomb.

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


The characters for this game:

Horror (Liza Cortright) - the bones of a number of creatures cobbled together into a 'living' weapon.

Outsider (Ken Breese) - The skeleton of a bipedal that is not totally human.

Arrow-Shield (Leta Tremblay) - An axe-wielding humanoid skeleton with an arrow-peppered shield.

Silver Torc (John Holt) - A silver amulet decorated humanoid skeleton with a blunted silver sword.

 


The map for this game:

 

The tomb is in the center of a complex. The floor of the tomb is littered with perpetual orchid blossoms. A silver artifact sits in an alcove in the corner of the tomb. A pair of towers is connected with a span over cavernous depths. A room with a slanted floor, a grate and shackles is to the south.

Act I:


Find Liza out in the real world.

Find Leta on twitter @LetaTremblay and her work on letatremblay.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!

 

Aug 16, 2017

“In pursuing a ‘way,’ Japanese typically move beyond an interest in craftsmanship to a kind of sacred search for the ultimate.”
― Morinosuke KawaguchiGeeky-Girly Innovation: A Japanese Subculturalist's Guide to Technology and Design

Costume clad con-goers cavort in an orgy of 2d worship.

fiasco

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


The characters for this game:

Misty Marshall (D Gailey) - Cosplay and social media maven.

Max "Spike" Greenfield (Ken Breese) - Brother of Katie, a trust-funded youth.

Katie Greenfield (Tiffany Cook) - New to the Con scene- also a trust-funded youth like her brother 'Spike.'

Nicholas Kagan (John Holt) - A veteran of the the Con scene.

 


The grid for this game:

Between Ken and John: Otaku Bonding - Drunken Revelers, and the Need to Get Laid with a Hot Cosplayer.

Between John and D: College - Tabletop Gaming Group, and an Object - a Rare Prohibited Weapon

Between D and Tiffany: Networking - a 'Business' venture, and the Need to have 'Fun' at someone else's expense.

Between Tiffany and Ken: Family - Siblings who tend to Fight but both like Anime, and a Location, a Hotel Suite.

TILT:

Tragedy - Confusion Followed by Pain.

Mayhem - Magnificent Self-Destruction.


Find Tiffany Cook on twitter @TiffanyECooktumblr and instagram

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 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!

Aug 9, 2017

"I do enjoy animated movies. I really love anime and movies like 'Spirited Away' and 'Howl's Moving Castle.'" - Nicolas Cage

Costume clad con-goers cavort in an orgy of 2d worship.

fiasco

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


The characters for this game:

Misty Marshall (D Gailey) - Cosplay and social media maven.

Max "Spike" Greenfield (Ken Breese) - Brother of Katie, a trust-funded youth.

Katie Greenfield (Tiffany Cook) - New to the Con scene- also a trust-funded youth like her brother 'Spike.'

Nicholas Kagan (John Holt) - A veteran of the the Con scene.

 


The grid for this game:

Between Ken and John: Otaku Bonding - Drunken Revelers, and the Need to Get Laid with a Hot Cosplayer.

Between John and D: College - Tabletop Gaming Group, and an Object - a Rare Prohibited Weapon

Between D and Tiffany: Networking - a 'Business' venture, and the Need to have 'Fun' at someone else's expense.

Between Tiffany and Ken: Family - Siblings who tend to Fight but both like Anime, and a Location, a Hotel Suite.


Find Tiffany Cook on twitter @TiffanyECooktumblr and instagram

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 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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