tl;dr On this episode zero for this Urban Shadows campaign, the GM introduces the world and the players describe their characters. There’s some tweaking to get a tight fit of the engine to a fictional Old West milieu, with additional tweaking of character playbooks. Worrying portents for this campaign as this soap-opera system is layered over a murder mystery plot.
The Adventure Zone: Amnesty – Episode 5
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.
The Adventure Zone explained
Wondering what all the hubbub over The Adventure Zone is all about? Missed some episodes and want to get all caught up? Our explainer covers what’s going on with the show and why you should care. WARNING: plot summaries and character details inside!
The Adventure Zone #64: The Stolen Century – Chapter 5
tl;dr The party stepped up to a color-by-numbers episode with strong character development and some tearjerker world expansion by the GM
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