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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: February, 2018
Feb 21, 2018

“Circus can't just be beautiful. It has to be weird. It has to be frightening.”
― Elizabeth Schulte MartinEverything You Came to See

Three kids find a power beyond comprehension.

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

The characters for this game:

Frank Lodi (Brian Jones) - A shy, big-for-his-age, 14 yr old lummox.

Nick McGuinty (Ken Breese) - An 11year old with hope in his heart, and Streaks' step-brother.

Will "Streaks" Bothan (John Holt) - A 13yr old skater kid, and stepbrother to Nick.

The setup for this game:

The Setting: Summer, mid 60's, Pottersville, CA (A small suburban California town)

The Secret: A nascent AI in the form of a balloon with the ability to shape reality.

The Pursuer: Interlopers from another dimension bent on becoming like unto gods in our reality, hiding behind the facade of a circus.

The Danger: The presence of these things from outside our dimension is destabilizing our reality.

Assets:
An Acoustic Guitar
An Engraved Mag-Lite
A Baseball Bat

Locations:
Sunnyfalls, a failed and decrepit suburban development
The town pool
The Downs, acres of fields and sparse undeveloped forest behind our housing development

Find Brian on twitter @alowroar

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!

Feb 14, 2018

"With theatre, you have to be ready for anything." Willem Dafoe


Bullying is a serious issue that demands serious art.

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

The characters for this game:

Main - Gwen Rush (Ken Breese) - the student director
Secondary - Melvin Sparks - the sound and light tech

Main - Samantha Perkins (Stacey Moverley) - stage manager
Secondary - John Todd - the understudy

Main - Kennerth Foley (John Holt) - a washed up actor
Secondary - Mrs Duffy - Head of the Drama Department

The Show for this game:

The Show: A high school student production.
The Cast & Crew: A newly formed crew, They've never done this before.

Find Stacey on instagram @stadomo

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!

Feb 7, 2018

"The way the world is, I think a silly evening in the theatre is a good thing, to take our minds off terror." Tim Curry


Bullying is a serious issue that demands serious art.

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

The characters for this game:

Main - Gwen Rush (Ken Breese) - the student director
Secondary - Melvin Sparks - the sound and light tech

Main - Samantha Perkins (Stacey Moverley) - stage manager
Secondary - John Todd - the understudy

Main - Kennerth Foley (John Holt) - a washed up actor
Secondary - Mrs Duffy - Head of the Drama Department

The Show for this game:

The Show: A high school student production.
The Cast & Crew: A newly formed crew, They've never done this before.

 Find Stacey on instagram @stadomo

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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