Jun 9, 2016
Welcome back to another episode of the Midnight Express! In this solo recording, BK uses H.P. Lovecraft's Commonplace book of the weird to develop plots for Wraith, Changeling, Victorian Age Vampire, Werewolf: the Wild West, and Werewolf: the Apocalypse.
May 8, 2016
BK and Pete use The Skinner as the basis for a discussion not only around the latest title to feature Samuel Haight, but also some ideas on integrating this infamous NPC with your chronicle. They cover off on some story ideas, explore the motivations for Sam's obsession with wolf pelts, and offer some critique on the Skinner's hunting glories.
We also mention the excellent sourcebook Valkenburg Foundation
which will be reviewed in a future episode.
Hosts: BK and Pete.
Mar 12, 2016
BK and Pete step into the neutral ground of Vancouver to explore the tenuous peace between Kindred and Garou. They discuss the book in general, highlight some of the key locations and talk about how this setting (or smaller elements of it) could work in your own chronicle.
Jan 9, 2016
The hosts continue in the spirit of the Changeling 20 Kickstarter by devoting an episode to The Fool's Luck: The Way of the Commoner.
The book is reviewed in detail and the hosts dwell on a few of their favourite societies, Treasures, and themes from the book.
Hosts: BK, Wendell_Burke, and Darling_Rose.
Dec 17, 2015
Changeling 20 is go! The greatest event next to the release of The Force Awakens is celebrated with a Shard of Darkness. Once BK and Wendell curb their enthusiasm for Daredevil, they discuss the Knights of the Cold Watch and using flashbacks in the World of Darkness.
The Knights can be found in the Shadow Court
Stay tuned for a bonus Readers' Companion episode next week.
Hosts: BK and Wendell (Shard voiced by Darling_Rose)
Oct 31, 2015
BK and Pete delve into the secrets of the second-class citizens in the Masquerade. After establishing the role of the ghoul they explore archetypes (and how you can expand these to create interesting stories and conflict), providing more character to ghouls, and some ideas for all-ghoul chronicles. They finish with a brief explanation of animal ghouls (crocodiles and panthers and piranhas - oh my!) and the possibilities they offer your game.
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Next month there will be a Changeling themed Shard with Storyteller advice.
Hosts: BK and Pete.
Oct 1, 2015
Episode 17 of the Midnight Express Podcast is now live. BK and Beckett explore the murky origins of the Daughters of Cacophony and how to use them in a game (whilst offering some home-grown conspiracy theories), and the move onto the listener question 'how dark is your World of Darkness' (with a couple of tangents).
Hosts: BK and Beckett.
Aug 3, 2015
Take a deep breath before plunging into the Blood-Dimmed Tides, White Wolf's book of all things nautical. BK and Pete are joined by Mike from the Darker Days podcast as they explore the oceans of the World of Darkness.
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Hosts: Adrian BK, Pete, and Mike.
Jun 26, 2015
This month Beckett and BK explore the world of Mummy 1st and 2nd editions. After discussion concerning the nature of these immortals, the duo cover some of the major themes of both editions, how Mummies could be used in a game, and some tips for Storytellers wanting to use the Shemsu-Heru (or any other type of Mummy) in their game. We'll cover Mummy: the Resurrection in a later episode.
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The books we used in this episode were:
Coming up next: a Shard of Darkness from Changeling: the Dreaming, and a Reader's Companion episode for Blood-Dimmed Tides!
Hosts: Adrian BK and Beckett.
May 14, 2015
In Episode 14 Pete and BK cover the Anarch Movement and review the book Anarchs Unbound. After Star Wars, Ultron, and Pete's brush with security guards (whilst trying to fulfil a Kickstarter achievement), the duo discuss the role of Anarchs and how they can be used in any oWoD chronicle. The books referenced this episode are:
We also debut a new segment and talk a little about the Anarchs VTES expansion.
'Nuff said! See you in thirty!
Hosts: Adrian BK and Pete