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TANIS
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Tanis is a bi-weekly podcast from the Public Radio Alliance, and is hosted by Nic Silver. Tanis is a serialized docudrama about a fascinating and surprising mystery: the myth of Tanis. Tanis is an exploration of the nature of truth, conspiracy, and information. Tanis is what happens when the lines of science and fiction start to blur... Support TANIS to hear exclusive MINI and BONUS EPISODES and more! http://patreon.com/tanispodcast Please rate and review on iTunes if you enjoy TANIS! http:/ ...
 
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Wolf 359
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A bi-monthly radio show about the advantages of floating, tiny and alone, in the middle of nowhere.
 
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Earbud Theater
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An anthology of original audio dramas in the vein of classic series like THE TWILIGHT ZONE and OUTER LIMITS. Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror - It's All In Your Head.
 
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Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy
 
Science Fiction and Fantasy
 
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Critical Role
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The adventures of Vox Machina in podcast form.
 
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LIGHTSPEED MAGAZINE - Science Fiction and Fantasy Story Podcast (Sci-Fi | Audiobook | Short Stories)
 
Edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams, LIGHTSPEED is a Hugo Award-winning, critically-acclaimed digital magazine. In its pages, you'll find science fiction from near-future stories and sociological SF to far-future, star-spanning SF. Plus there's fantasy from epic sword-and-sorcery and contemporary urban tales to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folk tales. Each month, LIGHTSPEED brings you a mix of originals and reprints featuring a variety of authors, from the bestseller ...
 
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ars PARADOXICA
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When an experiment in a time much like our own goes horribly awry, Dr. Sally Grissom finds herself stranded in the past and entrenched in the activities of a clandestine branch of the US government. Grissom and her team quickly learn that there's no safety net when toying with the fundamental logic of the universe.
 
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Edict Zero - FIS
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Edict Zero - FIS is a science fiction audio drama series produced by Slipgate Nine Entertainment. It is a cross of futuristic sci-fi, law enforcement procedural, crime, suspense/mystery, and dark fantasy.
 
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The Orphans
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A tale of survival on an unknown world. The Orphans is a cinematic audio drama chronicling the castaways of downed starship, The Venture - Stranded on a hostile planet, struggling to remember how they arrived and who they are.Mysterious creatures hunt them, and in this seemingly unpopulated world, a tower looms. The survivors: Nora, Richard, Olivia, Baz, William, Valerie and the artificial intelligence, GeoFFRy, must learn to live with one another and work together as they fight for their li ...
 
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SAYER
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SAYER is a narrative fiction podcast set on Earth’s man-made second moon, Typhon. The eponymous SAYER is a highly advanced, self-aware AI created to help acclimate new residents to their new lives, and their new employment with Ærolith Dynamics. New episodes release every other week.
 
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Makeshift Stories
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A biweekly journey into the improbable; speculative fiction, sci-fi & fantasy stories for all Ages.
 
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PodCastle
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The Fantasy Fiction Podcast
 
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The Once And Future Nerd - A Fantasy-Comedy Audio Drama
 
When three high school students from modern-day Pennsylvania find themselves trapped in a world of wizards, elves, and feudal intrigue, they must learn to survive in their new surroundings, and undertake an epic quest to save the world from the encroaching forces of chaos. WARNING: This Audio Drama contains adult language, graphic descriptions of violence, and explicit discussions of sexuality. This is, of course, in the interest of historical realism. We hope you enjoy our story about wizar ...
 
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The Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine
 
The Best Stories in Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Other Genres
 
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StarShipSofa
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The Audio Science Fiction Magazine
 
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Beneath Ceaseless Skies Audio Fiction Podcasts
 
Audio podcasts of new and Audio Vault short stories from Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine
 
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Tincture, A Weird West Trilogy
 
A free western sci-fi audio adventure.
 
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Hadron Gospel Hour
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Sci-fi Audio Comedy/Adventure for Weirdos and Other Living Things
 
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The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids
 
The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian is a serialized science-fiction story for kids (start with Episode 1!), told in 15-20 minute episodes for parents to put on when driving around town, or to marathon on road trips, or to bond over before bed. When pressed, we describe it as a "mystery gang" story, sort of like Scooby-Doo in space. The story centers on Finn Caspian, an 8-year-old boy aboard The Famous Marlowe 280 Interplanetary Exploratory Space Station. He and his friends Abigail, Elias an ...
 
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Cast of Wonders
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Escape Artists Inc's Young Adult speculative fiction podcast featuring tales of the fantastic - Welcome! Visit us at castofwonders.org.
 
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Ostium Podcast
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Ostium is a fictional podcast about a man who discovers a secret town with many doors that lead him to strange and interesting places.
 
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Not from Concentrate | Audiobooks / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories / Humor
 
Author and novelist David Wallace Fleming publishes original humor, science fiction and fantasy short stories. Subscribe for a variety of free, serialized audiobooks of short fiction. For more info on the author, visit http://davidwallacefleming.com
 
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A Beginner's Guide to Interplanetary Destruction
 
After a friend's untimely death, a D&D group decides to honor their fallen comrade the only way they know how – with a funeral campaign set in a realm of sorcery, swords, and demonic peril. Soon after their pen and paper adventure begins, they find themselves in very real danger when they awake on the shore of an alien planet where an ancient artifact has recently been unearthed. A Beginner’s Guide to Interplanetary Destruction is what happens when a science fiction radio drama is re-imagine ...
 
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Flash Pulp - The Skinner Co. Network
 
This feed only serves up Skinner Co.'s serial fiction podcast, Flash Pulp
 
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Tin Can
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A one man science fiction audio drama, by David Devereux
 
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12 Blackened Petals
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This is a Fiction Podcast that tells the massive story of Sam as he deals with suddenly becoming a God
 
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The Audio Epics Podcast
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fantasy audio adventures!
 
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The Haven Chronicles
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The Haven Chronicles follows the mysterious events that have unfolded on Haven.
 
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The Mythcreant Podcast
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Fantasy & Science Fiction for Storytellers
 
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Girl In Space | A Sci-Fi Mystery Audio Drama
 
Nothing fancy here -- just the simple audio diary of a girl in space. Also, there’s this weird and potentially ominous light in the distance that seems to be growing steadily closer. Listen biweekly for science, guns, trust, anti-matter, truth, beauty, inner turmoil, and delicious cheeses. It’s all here. In space.
 
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The Once & Future Podcast
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Bringing you the science fiction and fantasy books that you want to read
 
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Fragmented Space
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The Hydro Gene is the first season in the Fragments of your Imagination Podcast Series, following a group of unlikely heroes after they are brought back from the dead, and learn to find their place in their new world. While they police their inner demons can they look in the mirror and make peace with the enemy? Voices by Kelly Gosselin, Scott Button, Carmen Flannery, Dan Mizuguchi, Laura Palermo, and Tawnya Gosselin. Created and Narrated by Chase Peter Josef. Featuring Imogen Heap's single ...
 
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The Tales of Sage and Savant - Steampunk/Science Fiction Audio Drama
 
A Steampunk Audio Drama: A laboratory accident sends Dr Sage and Professor Savant’s minds through space and time to reanimate dead bodies. Join them as they explore past, present and future.
 
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Ace Tucker Space Trucker
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Ace Tucker Space Trucker is a serial science fiction comedy adventure podcast written, recorded, voiced, scored and edited by James R. Tramontana.
 
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Mythgard Academy
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Mythgard Academy aims to make in-depth discussion of students' favorite works of fantasy and science fiction literature free and open to everyone. The Mythgard Academy program features live discussions with Mythgard Institute faculty to which all are invited, free of charge. Recordings of our sessions will be freely available after class, and we let our supporters decide what books we read. Learn more at mythgard.org/academy
 
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Scifi Scifi Scifi
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Three science fiction fans review and discuss a different science fiction or fantasy book every week.
 
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Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy
 
This episode features "The Last Boat-Builder in Ballyvoloon" written by Finbarr O'Reilly. Published in the October 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/oreilly_10_17 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
A BONUS episode of TANIS featuring exclusive audio clips, Listener Mail and more! Please rate and review on iTunes if you enjoy TANIS! Support TANIS http://patreon.com/tanispodcast For more information, including supporting materials for each episode visit: http://tanispodcast.com http://twitter.com/tanispodcast Check out RABBITS! http://rabbit ...…
 
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Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy
 
This episode features "The Nightingales in Platres" written by Natalia Theodoridou. Published in the October 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/theodoridou_10_17 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
Nameless antiquarian horror! We review and discuss the second half of "The Necronomicon", a selection of short stories and novellas by H. P. Lovecraft. These included "The Music of Erich Zahn", "The Shadow Out of Time", "The Dunwich Horror", "The Haunter of the Dark", "The Outsider", "The Shunned House", "The Unnamable", "The Thing on the Doors ...…
 
LIVE from the Gen Con 2017 Writer’s Symposium! Building To The Climax! Discover ways to structure your story so that carries the reader into the climax in a logical, exciting, and satisfying way. Featuring Erin M. Evans, Jerry Gordon, Karen Bovenmyer, and Anton Strout. Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast over on iTunes, rate it and please ...…
 
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Girl In Space | A Sci-Fi Mystery Audio Drama
 
Straits are dire for the Girl In Space as she finds herself in alien territory, but as long as she has her wits about her, she can prevail. Hopefully. Featuring new revelations, Q&A with Captain Miles Chen, acute nausea, and the age-old question, "What Would The Velociraptors Do?"
 
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The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids
 
In today's episode, the kids experience the scene foreshadowed in episode 1, and they have to decide what to do once the adults disappear. And questions still surround Megbot, and the little blue baby alien that showed up last episode isn't helping. And finally, Jonathan takes a week off from introducing the show and BeeBop doesn't like it! My ...…
 
This, of course, overlooks you. The statistical outlier. The anomaly. SAYER is voiced, written, and produced by Adam Bash. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode also features the following music: Tentative Steps (Kai Engel) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Melancholy Aftersounds (Kai Engel) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Embracing the ...…
 
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/districtofwonders Main Fiction: "Claim Jumpers" by Doug Souza Originally published at Visions V: Milky Way Doug C. Souza lives smack dab in the middle of California where he writes speculative fiction. His stories have been published in Asimov’s, The Writers of the Future Vol. 33, and many other short fiction pu ...…
 
The mystery of what happened to the Gallows house is revealed and it's worse than anyone could have guessed. Now Tony, Bumper, and Professor Watkins are on a race against time to save the people of Wellbrook from the arrival of an unspeakable evil. But how do they stop this ancient mechanism that's been set in motion? And how do they do that wh ...…
 
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LIGHTSPEED MAGAZINE - Science Fiction and Fantasy Story Podcast (Sci-Fi | Audiobook | Short Stories)
 
Back in originspace, Basher sobbed in Doom Maiden’s arms. Sparks stared at the ground. I didn’t know what to do with my hands. I wanted to punch something. Mostly I wanted to punch myself. Or maybe Domino. If only he had listened to me! Why did I ever think I could be a leader? Not even my best friend listened to me when it counted. How could I ...…
 
by L. P. Lee read by Alexa Ahn Previously published by Eastlit March 2015. Rated PG-13. Five days have passed since I was a prisoner in those red brick walls, but every night I return there. In my night time terrors I am back in the squalor of that cell, surrounded by anguished people, so cramped that you can barely sit comfortably, let alone l ...…
 
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Makeshift Stories
 
Itsumi Goto has been working for 20 years cleaning up after extraterrestrial experiments. When one goes wrong on Halloween, causing hours of unwanted overtime, she starts to consider her options. But the only way to get home early that night is to take matters into her own hands, which leads to an unexpected result. Written...…
 
Check out my interview with the Gem City Podcast where I discuss music, comic books, Ace Tucker Space Trucker and more!
 
Author : Edd Vick Narrator : Mary Murphy Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 275: Perdita, Meaning Lost is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warning: Discussion of miscarriage Theme music “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page. Perdita, Meaning Lost ...…
 
Everyone loves characters, so you should be able to simply add more and more of them with no consequences, right? Turns out that’s not quite true, and we talk about why today. We discuss how an overabundance of characters can clog down a narrative, when it’s okay to add a new character, and how many characters is the right amount.1 Download Epi ...…
 
Hideous! We review and discuss "The Necronomicon", a confusingly-titled collection of stories by H. P. Lovecraft. This includes the stories/novellas Dagon, Herbert West: Reanimator, The Lurking Fear, The Rats in the Walls, The Whisperer in Darkness, Cool Air, In the Vault, The Call of Cthulhu, The Colour Out of Space, and The Horror at Red Hook.…
 
Mission Mishaps, entry three. Hephaestus Log #WME389. Day three-hundred and seventy-two. Eiffel encounters a stowaway.
 
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Beneath Ceaseless Skies Audio Fiction Podcasts
 
By Rebecca Campbell, from Issue #236 of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine There was a letter addressed to him and beneath it a chaos of paper, the slips and sheets and scraps in no obvious order. More info »
 
LIVE from the Gen Con 2017 Writer’s Symposium! Drawing From Mythology! Mythology is a treasure trove of resources for authors looking to enrich their stories. Learn to draw on myth and legend to enhance your writing. Reddit Fantasy’s Steve Drew moderates a fantastic panel featuring authors Howard Andrew Jones, Ilana C. Myer, Linda Robertson, an ...…
 
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The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids
 
In today's episode, we dive a little deeper into what makes Meg, Abigail's new robot, so mysterious. And we find out what that thing is floating in the library! Also, there's a note for parents at the end of this episode, if you have a minute to indulge us. Thanks! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes ...…
 
Main Fiction: "In a Green Dress, Surrounded by Exploding Clowns" by Robert JeschonekOriginally published at Galaxy's EdgeRobert Jeschonek is an award-winning author whose fiction, comics, essays, and non-fiction have been published around the world. His stories have appeared in Galaxy's Edge, Escape Pod, Fiction River. He has written Doctor Who ...…
 
The horrific occurrences in the town of Wellbrook are spiraling out of control. The citizens that remain are terrorized and Tony and Bumper are no closer to understanding what's behind it all. Until, that is, one piece of evidence brings them to a person who might have all the answers. The truth might not be comforting, and it might not reveal ...…
 
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Flash Pulp - The Skinner Co. Network
 
Tonight, in a Halloween-ish turn, an ominous but well-planned scene unfolds before us.By skinner@skinner.fm (JRD Skinner).
 
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LIGHTSPEED MAGAZINE - Science Fiction and Fantasy Story Podcast (Sci-Fi | Audiobook | Short Stories)
 
When I made the decision to take up an after-school job closing trans-dimensional portals into pocket-worlds full of dangerous monsters and traps, I thought it would be easier—or at least more fun—than working the counter at a fried cockatrice joint or selling newssheets on a street corner at the crack of dawn. My team’s first outing into dunge ...…
 
by Joanne Anderton read by A. J. Fitzwater Previously published by In Sunshine Bright and Darkness Deep Rated R for adult content. It had once been a sheep, and it wasn’t dead yet. A mangle of smouldering wool, scorched skin, and cooked meat, breathing in puffs of hot ash. Outrun by flames, tangled in underbrush, or crushed beneath a falling tr ...…
 
• by Nathan Hillstrom • Narrated by Chris Williams • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • Originally published in Unidentified Funny Objects 5 (UFO Publishing, 2016) • Read along with the text of the story • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our […] The post Cast of Wonders 274: Won’t Y ...…
 
we moved everything over to our website to give you a more cohesive experience http://12blackenedpetals.com
 
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Ace Tucker Space Trucker
 
Ace and Ivan tune into an Earth radio station and listen to 30 minutes of uninterrupted rock. Now you can buy the album at http://musicof.acetuckerspacetrucker.com
 
Baz and Diana narrowly survive their crash only to be captured by Xavier Michael - the clone sent to inspect the facility. As the truth finally comes out, and the consequences hit, all parties find themselves fighting to survive in the explosive finale to The Orphans: Facility.Written & Directed by Zachary Fortais-GommStarring:Alex Bird as Baz ...…
 
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The Once And Future Nerd - A Fantasy-Comedy Audio Drama
 
An inebriated and ill-prepared Yllowyyn finds himself with two lives in his hands. No matter what he does, his decision is likely to echo loudly and far. The script for this episode can be downloaded here. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank whatever kind souls saw fit to nominate us for the 2017 Audio Verse Awards. Thank you so much, a ...…
 
'...pirates'This episode features the voices of Anna Rose James and Leona CrancherThe intro features a sample from the Star Trek Voyager episode 'Warlord'By radiotincan@gmail.com (David Devereux).
 
Before a game can even start, there must be a seed of inspiration, something that gets a GM’s creative energy flowing. Inspiration is just as important once the game has started, because something must motivate the GM to spend hours crafting a story for the players’ enjoyment. That’s what we’re talking about this week. We’ll discuss the books, ...…
 
In the second of the four-part "Ten questions" series, listeners get to hear from the talented voice of Monica.Music featured in this mini episode is by Komiku courtesy of the Free Music Archive.Ostium now has a merchandise store, check it out: www.redbubble.com/people/ostiumpodcast/shop?asc=uIf you want more Ostium, why not become a patron on ...…
 
In the first of the four-part "Ten questions" series, listeners get to hear from the voice of Jake Fisher and all around music guy, Chris Fletcher.Music featured in this mini episode is courtesy of the Free Music Archive.Ostium now has a merchandise store, check it out: www.redbubble.com/people/ostiumpodcast/shop?asc=uIf you want more Ostium, w ...…
 
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Critical Role
 
Vox Machina head up Gatshadow mountain for their final confrontation with the Dragon Umbrasyl. With special guest star Chris Perkins!
 
Vox Machina put their plan into action, facing down the belligerent and terrifying black dragon Umbrasyl! But plans don't always work as smoothly as the group would hope...
 
Vox Machina must decide: Leave Westruun to fight another day, or prepare to face the deadly black dragon Umbrasyl?
 
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Critical Role
 
Grog Vs. Kevdak! Vox Machina Vs. The Herd! It's an all out battle with the fate of Westrunn on the line!
 
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Critical Role
 
Scanlan tries to plan a safe escape for his daughter Kaylie, while Grog makes his way to the center of Westrunn for his final confrontation with his uncle Kevdak.
 
Happy 50th episode everybody! Grog has a sword problem and the group stages an intervention, after which they begin to plan their attack on the Goliaths currently pillaging Westrunn. Everything is going to go great.
 
Vox Machina ventures deep beneath the Stormcrest Mountains to confront the mysterious Sphinx, and hopefully learn more about the Vestiges of Divergence.
 
Vox Machina continue their quest to collect the vestiges. Along the way they are rejoined by Pike, and discover some other old friends in dire straits.
 
Vox Machina return to the city where much of their history began: Westruun. But all is not well! Not only have the Chroma Conclave decimated the city, but another strangely familiar threat has taken hold of the city as well...
 
Vox Machina joins forces with an eccentric candlemaker to help seal the rift between their world and the fire plane. Guest starring Chris Hardwick. #FeeltheGern
 
An exhausted Vox Machina spend some time hashing out their pent up frustrations and examining their spoils of victory. They then journey to the Fire Ashari, hoping to find survivors of the red dragons escape from the fire plane.
 
Vox Machina find themselves deep within a lost shrine to the Raven Queen in search of an artifact that may help them defeat the Chroma conclave. But more danger lurks within the shrine than they could possibly be prepared for! With special guests Will Friedle and Mary Elizabeth Mcglynn.
 
Now in the relative safety of Vasselheim, Vox Machina begin planning their first move against the Choma Conclave. Fortunately, some old friends turn up to offer their aid.
 
In the wake of the devastation of Emon, Vox Machina begin making their long term plans to take back the city. But first, they must decide whether or not to make a devil's bargain with the Clasp: a dangerous underground criminal organization.
 
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Critical Role
 
Vox Machina searches through the rubble of Emon, hoping to find their allies among the survivors. With special guest Jason Charles Miller!
 
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