Episode 8 – The Immanent Grove

Marjorie visits the Immanent Grove to talk to her Imperator and then visits Paris to follow-up on some leads. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS | More

Episode 7 – Excrucian at the Cross Roads: Recap

The festival that Bernardo has been planning for the Forest is a great success. Bernardo has set up a stunning and diverse lineup of performers, and the food is pretty good, too. Folk from all over the Forest show up, and everyone has a great…

Domingo, Prince of Lost Causes

Prince of Lost Causes of Familia Atlatl Domingo is impregnated, pierced to the core, by the conviction of the absolute futility of human aspiration. His view of creation is that the human race will disappear. Other races will appear and disappear. The skies will be…

The Chestnut Law

Thou Shall Harm None Who Has Done No Harm The future matters not: a crime is always committed in the now. The victim matters not: hypocrisy is the first tool of corruption. The situation matters not: each action is its own. All these things matter…

Marjorie Wilson by Pauliina Hannuniemi

So, Jere commissioned this amazing piece of character art from Pauliina Hannuniemi as a surprise present: It’s Marjorie, pretty much exactly as I picture her! I love it so much!! Thanks so much to him, and to Pauliina! Please, if you have a moment, check…

Source material as part of the social contract

Michael Meinberg on Goat Song recently wrote Game Theory Chat: Designing for the Social Contract talks about how a good system can, and must, shape the social contract of the game space. Several his thoughts certainly align with mine. The point about how the systems and supplementary elements of a…

Excrucians

The Excrucians are all about a desire for authenticity, their most important question is:  can authenticity really be found. The standard of measure of their concept  of authenticity is beyond this cosmos, and thus unknowable in most regards,  to the entities who are of this…

Love, the Windflower Law, and the themes of this game

The Nobilis shall not love — The Windflower Law This law serves not to prevent love but to criminalize it and make it surreptitious. Powers may only love in secret, and must live in fear that Entropy and his minions will discover their love. Many…

Episode 7 – Excrucian at the Cross Roads

The familia throws a festival, with a surprise guest. Afterwards Marjorie and Bernardo visit Rio de Janeiro to  take in the local music scene. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS | More

Episode 6 – White Tiger of the West: Recap

Marjorie asks Clara for advice about quitting her job, and Clara eventually suggests telling them that she’s going to work as a consultant for a company that Clara is, apparently, going to set up. She asks Marjorie to give her a day to get the…