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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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Mar 29, 2017

“At the end of the tour
When the road disappears
If there's any more people around
When the tour runs aground
And if you're still around
Then we'll meet at the end of the tour”
―They Might Be Giants

Ribbon Drive, by Avery Mcdaldno is a game built around mixtapes and road-trips. This story takes place over the course of two mixtapes. We all love making a mixtape, so the setup for this game was a joy. In this episode John gives a prompt at about X minutes X seconds to begin playing the mixtape in sync with the show, but it doesn't need to sync up perfectly.

Mixtape 2: Throwing Lightning

  1. The False Bride - A. L. Lloyd
  2. By-Tor and The Snow Dog - Rush
  3. She Moves Through The Fair - Fairport Convention
  4. Travelling Song - Pentangle
  5. Seed of Memory - Terry Reid
  6. Lady Gay - Dave Van Ronk
  7. Cold Wind to Valhalla - Jethro Tull

The characters for this game:

Esteban Gorey (Ken Breese) - An ex-steroid user who has never strayed far from his hometown.

Tiger (Giaco Furino) - An amateur guitarist and professional drinking buddy.

Veronica Draber (Tiffany XXX) - The most put-together of the lot.

Travis 'TD' Dinan (John Holt) - He loves his grandma.

Ribbon Drive's creator Avery Mcdaldno is an amazing designer who's work and dedication to story is one of the inspirations for us in starting this show.  Please explore her work on Buried Without Ceremony.

Find Ken on twitter @BerlingsBeard

Find John on twitter @LordJoho

Find Tiffany's Cat on instagram

Find Giaco on twitter @GiacoFurino and instagram @GiacoFurino and his clippings here.

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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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