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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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Jul 18, 2018

“. . . Kings, aristocrats, tyrants, whoever they be, are slaves rebelling against the sovereign of the earth, which is the human race, and against the legislator of the universe, which is nature.
― Maximilien RobespierreRobespierre

 

Killer trees in the age of reason and the reign of terror.

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

The Setting:

The 18th century France in the summer, the flames of revolution sweep the country.

 

The Killer:

Animated plants, possibly brought to life by an archaeological artifact.

The Characters:

Fromage the hyperactive executioner.

Ovaltine the flirtatious grandmother.

Boothe Van Smeen the tireless gamesman.

Rosalie the haughty milkmaid.

Flemme De'Brooks the half-witted revolutionary.

Morgan the avant-garde revolutionary.

Madamoiselle Satine the saucy maid.

Joulie Moirot the inquisitive youth.

Lil' Jaque the criminal mastermind.

Madame Coraline the true believing astrologer.

Monsieur Fleur the meticulous head of house.

Alain the constipated general.

Find Lucian Kahn on twitter @oh_theogony and find his game Dead Friend for purchase on DriveThruRPG.

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 11, 2018

“Kill the king but spare the man.”
― Thomas Paine

 Killer trees in the age of reason and the reign of terror.

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

The Setting:

The 18th century France in the summer, the flames of revolution sweep the country.

The Killer:

Animated plants, possibly brought to life by an archaeological artifact.

The Characters:

Fromage the hyperactive executioner.

Ovaltine the flirtatious grandmother.

Boothe Van Smeen the tireless gamesman.

Rosalie the haughty milkmaid.

Flemme De'Brooks the half-witted revolutionary.

Morgan the avant-garde revolutionary.

Madamoiselle Satine the saucy maid.

Joulie Moirot the inquisitive youth.

Lil' Jaque the criminal mastermind.

Madame Coraline the true believing astrologer.

Monsieur Fleur the meticulous head of house.

Alain the constipated general.

Find Lucian Kahn on twitter @oh_theogony and find his game Dead Friend for purchase on DriveThruRPG.

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 6, 2017

“If you want to be watched by governments, all you have to do is tell people that you research radiation.” 
― Steven Magee

The source of power for the building wants to consume the residents.

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

The Location for this game:

Residential building in Queens, NY in the 1970's.

The Killer for this game:

A Nuclear Consciousness.

Find Kelsey Dionne on her adventure website The Arcane Library and on Facebook.

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!

Sep 13, 2017

In the beginning, there was darkness. And the darkness was without form, and void.” – Bomb#20

What the hell is he talking about?” – Boiler

And in addition to the darkness there was also me. And I moved upon the face of the darkness. And I saw that I was alone. Let there be light.” – Bomb#20

-Darkstar

A medical orbital ship encounters something beyond their futuristic tech.

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


The Location for this game:

A Space Research Med-Station Ship.

The Killer for this game:

An unknown contagion.

The characters for this game:

H.A.R.O.L.D. – a helpful medical cyborg

Seth Beauragard – security officer

‘Gummy’ – the pet lab animal with an experimental speech chip

Steve Stevenson – the foul-mouthed mechanical engineer

Kandace – the perky morale officer

Chaz Pilakki – Astro-Physicist

Eric – the sexy medical intern all the doctors lust after

Axe – the hard-drinking systems repair engineer

Dr. Cassidy Fest – the madame of microbiology

Prince Sebastian – the long-haired tabbycat

Mrs. Gymby – the loving housekeeper

Magda ‘Granny’ Kokola – the xeno-veterinarian

Brother Corius – the deeply pious monk of the Order of the Shining One


Find Sharang Biswas on twitter @SharangBiswas, and check out his game Mad Science Foundation

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!

Sep 6, 2017

This is a brief overview that lays out the basic of setting up and playing Final Girl from designer Bret Gillan of Gas Mask Games. 

Recommended number of players: 3-8, Play time 2-4 hours on average.

Final Girl is a GM-less game, the players collaborate to tell the story. 

We recommend picking the PDF online.

In addition to players, Final Girl requires a handful of components:

1) A deck of standard playing cards

2) Index Cards

3) Writing Utensils

Sep 6, 2017

“If we ain’t out of here in ten minutes, we won’t need no rocket to fly through space!”
—Alien

A medical orbital ship encounters something beyond their futuristic tech.

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


The Location for this game:

A Space Research Med-Station Ship.

The Killer for this game:

An unknown contagion.

The characters for this game:

H.A.R.O.L.D. – a helpful medical cyborg

Seth Beauragard – security officer

‘Gummy’ – the pet lab animal with an experimental speech chip

Steve Stevenson – the foul-mouthed mechanical engineer

Kandace – the perky morale officer

Chaz Pilakki – Astro-Physicist

Eric – the sexy medical intern all the doctors lust after

Axe – the hard-drinking systems repair engineer

Dr. Cassidy Fest – the madame of microbiology

Prince Sebastian – the long-haired tabbycat

Mrs. Gymby – the loving housekeeper

Magda ‘Granny’ Kokola – the xeno-veterinarian

Brother Corius – the deeply pious monk of the Order of the Shining One


Find Sharang Biswas on twitter @SharangBiswas, and check out his game Mad Science Foundation

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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