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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!

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 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!

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!

Feb 15, 2017

“Wer mit Ungeheuern kämpft, mag zusehn, dass er nicht dabei zum Ungeheuer wird. Und wenn du lange in einen Abgrund blickst, blickt der Abgrund auch in dich hinein.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil

3rd-rate heroes and villains toil in the muck beneath the shining city.

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

The characters for this game:

Dr. Henrik Mannover (Steven Moverley) - A village physician and a witch.

Fiona Adair (Stacey Douglass Moverley) - A shapechanger, cursed to hold a human form.

Brother Gregor Fun (John Holt) - An English priest.

The grid for this game:

Between Steve and John: Townsfolk - The Doctor and The Priest PLUS an Object - A Blessed Ornate Cross

Between John and Stacey: Outsiders - Newly Arrived Travelers PLUS a Location - Towne Center at the Wolf and Hound Tavern.

Between Stacey and Steve: Supernatural - The Witch and the Cursed PLUS a Need to Reveal Those Who are Monsters.

TILT:

Mayhem - An out of control rampage

Paranoia - A stranger arrives to settle a score

Find Stacey on instragram @stadomo

Find Steve on his website stephenmoverley.com

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

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 1, 2017

"Mr. Harley: Your impatience is quite understandable.

Klaatu: I'm impatient with stupidity. My people have learned to live without it.

Mr. Harley: I'm afraid my people haven't. I'm very sorry... I wish it were otherwise."

-The Day the Earth Stood Still

A quiet development where petty neighborhood squabbles hide darker motives.

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 Patrick: Family - Caregiver and Invalid PLUS an Object, a Sweaty Baseball Cap with something tucked in the Brim.

Between Patrick and John: Home Owner's Association - Co-Authors of the Revised Garbage Policy PLUS a Need - to get out of an irritating commitment to a neighbor.

Between John and Ken: The Plan - Minion and Accidental Observer PLUS a Location - The Tricked out Basement Home-Theatre.

The TILT:

Failure - A tiny Mistake Leads to Ruin

Paranoia - Somebody is Watching, Waiting for their moment.

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 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!

Jan 25, 2017

"The tools of conquest do not necessarily come with bombs and explosions and fallout. There are weapons that are simply thoughts, attitudes, prejudices - to be found only in the minds of men. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy, and a thoughtless, frightened search for a scapegoat has a fallout all its own - for the children and the children yet unborn. And the pity of it is that these things cannot be confined to The Twilight Zone." - Rod Sterling

A quiet development where petty neighborhood squabbles hide darker motives.

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 Patrick: Family - Caregiver and Invalid PLUS an Object, a Sweaty Baseball Cap with something tucked in the Brim.

Between Patrick and John: Home Owner's Association - Co-Authors of the Revised Garbage Policy PLUS a Need - to get out of an irritating commitment to a neighbor.

Between John and Ken: The Plan - Minion and Accidental Observer PLUS a Location - The Tricked out Basement Home-Theatre.

The TILT:

Failure - A tiny Mistake Leads to Ruin

Paranoia - Somebody is Watching, Waiting for their moment.

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 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!

 

Jan 18, 2017

"To hold a pen is to be at war."

― Voltaire

If you live by the pen you will die by the pen in this pen-convention story.

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

The characters for this game:

Cecil Adams (Ken Breese) - A young upstart in the Pen Game.

Ralph James (Chris Diercksen) - The Charismatic candidate for VP of the Pen Club.

Ian K. Well (John Holt) - A nervous pen-hoarder also running for VP of the Pen Club.

The grid for this game:

Between Ken and Chris: Lovers - Weird Ink-Stained Love PLUS an Object of Mystery - The Pen with No Name.

Between Chris and John: Philosophers - Handwriting Analyst & Anxious Client PLUS a Need - to get a little money for the bus ride home.

Between John and Ken: Monarchs - Candidates for VP of the Poppleton Pen Club PLUS a Location - Room 404 on the fold-out cot.

The TILT:

Innocence - The wrong guys gets busted

Paranoia - A sudden reversal

Find Chris on twitter @c_diercks and check out his theatrical group Team Awesome Robot.

Also take a moment to check out his wife Samantha's fantastic project Womanish

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!

Jan 11, 2017

“Without the pen of Paine, the sword of Washington would have been wielded in vain.”
John Adams

If you live by the pen you will die by the pen in this pen-convention story.

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

The characters for this game:

Cecil Adams (Ken Breese) - A young upstart in the Pen Game.

Ralph James (Chris Diercksen) - The Charismatic candidate for VP of the Pen Club.

Ian K. Well (John Holt) - A nervous pen-hoarder also running for VP of the Pen Club.

The grid for this game:

Between Ken and Chris: Lovers - Weird Ink-Stained Love PLUS an Object of Mystery - The Pen with No Name.

Between Chris and John: Philosophers - Handwriting Analyst & Anxious Client PLUS a Need - to get a little money for the bus ride home.

Between John and Ken: Monarchs - Candidates for VP of the Poppleton Pen Club PLUS a Location - Room 404 on the fold-out cot.

Find Chris on twitter @c_diercks and check out his theatrical group Team Awesome Robot.

Also take a moment to check out his wife Samantha's fantastic project Womanish

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!

Dec 21, 2016

“The dead know only one thing: it is better to be alive.”
― Full Metal Jacket

Boredom and the nearness of death lead to all sorts of mischief at this army encampment near the front.

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

The characters for this game:

Private "Coop" Kincaid (Chris Littler) - A mechanic, truck driver and smuggler.

Private Benny "Three Boots" McFae (John Holt) - A nervous soldier looking for a quick buck and a way out.

Corporal Jimmy "Bear" Hagen (Ken Breese) - A truck driver and smuggler with ties to a stateside organization of do-gooders.

Betsy Green, AKA 'Green' (Tiffany Cook) - Former hero turned henchman to Dr. Yes, a leading member of the evil GLOVE organization.

The grid for this game:

Between Ken and Chris: Black Market - Truck Drivers PLUS a Need - to get ready to take what you deserve.

Between Chris and John: Replacement Increments a pair of gung-ho patriots PLUS a Need - to get rich smuggling valuables.

Between John and Tiffany: Replacement Increments poker buddies PLUS a Location of Rest and Recreation "Java Junction" the Red Cross coffee tent  PLUS an Object - intelligence.

Between Tiffany and Ken: Brothers in arms PLUS an Object - an SS Dagger.

The TILT:

Mayhem - A Frantic Chase

Tragedy - Death out of the Blue

Find Chris on twitter @ctlittler and check out his band Chamber Band.

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 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!

Dec 14, 2016

“By now we'd come to look at all replacements as dead men who temporarily had the use of the arms and legs. The came and went so fast and so regularly that sometimes we didn't even learn their names. Truth is, after a while, we sort of avoided gettin' to know them.”
― The Big Red One

Boredom and the nearness of death lead to all sorts of mischief at this army encampment near the front.

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

The characters for this game:

Private "Coop" Kincaid (Chris Littler) - A mechanic, truck driver and smuggler

Private Benny "Three Boots" McFae (John Holt) - A nervous soldier looking for a quick buck and a way out.

Corporal Jimmy "Bear" Hagen (Ken Breese) - A truck driver and smuggler with ties to a stateside organization of do-gooders.

Betsy Green, AKA 'Green' (Tiffany Cook) - Former hero turned henchman to Dr. Yes, a leading member of the evil GLOVE organization.

The grid for this game:

Between Ken and Chris: Black Market - Truck Drivers PLUS a Need - to get ready to take what you deserve.

Between Chris and John: Replacement Increments a pair of gung-ho patriots PLUS a Need - to get rich smuggling valuables.

Between John and Tiffany: Replacement Increments poker buddies PLUS a Location of Rest and Recreation "Java Junction" the Red Cross coffee tent  PLUS an Object - intelligence.

Between Tiffany and Ken: Brothers in arms PLUS an Object - an SS Dagger.

Find Chris on twitter @ctlittler and check out his band Chamber Band.

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 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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