tl;dr The finale for the Amnesty arc holds few surprises but cinematic storytelling and great characterization raise this episode above the average. It all feels like a lot of work for the end of a mini-arc, though.
tl;dr An original and surprising murder mystery with interesting characters and engrossing clues, rendered almost incomprehensible because of the flurry of names, places, and concepts, making it a rough way to enter this series
tl;dr Compelling story in a fascinating noir setting, pushed forward by all the players who bring their best to the game, bogged down occasionally by player and GM confusion about Noirlandia’s weirdo rules and resolution mechanics
Making actual-play RPG podcasts is hard — really hard. So it’s kind of incredible that GMs and players keep putting the same bad habits between themselves and success. Here’s a list of some of the most glaring mistakes that AP podcasts make, and some suggestions for how to fix them.
tl;dr A high-action session featuring PvP combat and daring attacks, marred by many minutes of rules lawyering.
tl;dr The interesting conceit of this first episode has its positive sides, but ultimately fails to present the party and the universe in an engaging way.
tl;dr Solid and listenable “in between” episode marred by some tension between players and GM but saved with a great characterization and performance by Justin.