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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: July, 2019
Jul 31, 2019

"If cats looked like frogs we'd realize what nasty, cruel little bastards they are. Style. That's what people remember."
— Terry Pratchett

The kingdom of cats rules their floating island of luxury with the iron claws of fashion.

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

The characters for this game:

Rabbi Rainbow (Lucian Khan) - The Perspective

The Honorable Judge Butter Cup (John Holt) - The Power

Narcissa the Lean (D Gailey) - The Touchstone

Chester McStuffin  (Ken Breese) - The Touchstone

The Kingdom:

Meowtropolis a floating city of bounty (a garbage scow on the Hudson). Felines rules this land, they compete for social status and the trapping that brings. 

Locations:
1) The Mane Drag - a ruined head of a carousel horse, bar/club
2) Crystal World - a crystal lake of fresh water leaking from a pipe over a bed of glass fragments
3) Catwalk - the rusted remains of a railing where the talent show is staged
4) Skybox - the posh restaurant at the top of the garbage heap, where food it dropped
5) Sluice Pipe - a wooden chest that once held costumes that is now full of glittering compost where the catnip opiate is grown
6) Snake Den - an scary old freezer 
7) Temple Meowse Synagogue - the galley of the barge where the cats observe
8) Dump Gardens - a hi-rise of posh box-condos

Find Lucian on twitter @theogony

Find D 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!

Jul 24, 2019

"I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."
— Winston S. Churchill

The kingdom of cats rules their floating island of luxury with the iron claws of fashion.

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

The characters for this game:

Rabbi Rainbow (Lucian Khan) - The Perspective

The Honorable Judge Butter Cup (John Holt) - The Power

Narcissa the Lean (D Gailey) - The Touchstone

Chester McStuffin  (Ken Breese) - The Touchstone

The Kingdom:

Meowtropolis a floating city of bounty (a garbage scow on the Hudson). Felines rules this land, they compete for social status and the trapping that brings. 

Locations:
1) The Mane Drag - a ruined head of a carousel horse, bar/club
2) Crystal World - a crystal lake of fresh water leaking from a pipe over a bed of glass fragments
3) Catwalk - the rusted remains of a railing where the talent show is staged
4) Skybox - the posh restaurant at the top of the garbage heap, where food it dropped
5) Sluice Pipe - a wooden chest that once held costumes that is now full of glittering compost where the catnip opiate is grown
6) Snake Den - an scary old freezer 
7) Temple Meowse Synagogue - the galley of the barge where the cats observe
8) Dump Gardens - a hi-rise of posh box-condos

Find Lucian on twitter @theogony

Find D 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!

Jul 17, 2019

“Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.”
― Jacques-Yves Cousteau

The island is blissfully unaware of the approaching darkness. The protectors can feel their dark selves looming.

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

The characters for this game:

Pulla (Ken Breese) - The Explorer

Pit / The Discarded (Tim Rodriguez) - The Jester

Shifting Light / The Dancer (John Holt) - The XX

The Isolation:

Turtle Island: A tranquil place of natural balance that is the focus of the growing dark hunger.

Find Tim on twitter @dicefoodlodging

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!

 

Jul 10, 2019

“Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children's children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.”
― Theodore Roosevelt

The island is blissfully unaware of the approaching darkness. The protectors can feel their dark selves looming.

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

The characters for this game:

Pulla (Ken Breese) - The Explorer

Pit / The Discarded (Tim Rodriguez) - The Jester

Shifting Light / The Dancer (John Holt) - The XX

The Isolation:

Turtle Island: A tranquil place of natural balance that is the focus of the growing dark hunger.

Find Tim on twitter @dicefoodlodging

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!

Jul 3, 2019

“I became Iggy because I had a sadistic boss at a record store. I'd been in a band called the Iguanas. And when this boss wanted to embarrass and demean me, he'd say, 'Iggy, get me a coffee, light.'" - Iggy Pop

 

The record store is in trouble, the boss is keeping it afloat cause music is still his passion, but today will make all the difference.

To learn more about how Damn the Man Save the Music is played check out our primer episode.

The characters for this game:

Aaron (Christopher McFarland) - The Aspiring Poet.

 

Afrodieter (Ken Breese) - The Flirt.

 

Dusty (Patrick Cartelli) - The Space Case.

 

The Setup:

The Boss: Steven Brick, a shady flaky hard ass with a soft spot for starving artists and strays.

The Bigshot: Kitchen Head (originally Mitchell Herd), once a member of The Heads, is trying to launch his solo career.

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

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!

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