Scum and Villainy 4: The Saga of Bob Star Wars

the icy landscape of hoth with some ruined structures

The crew of the Artful Dodger travel to an old battlefield in search of a lost treasure and end up confronting one of Aser’s arch-nemeses.

Scum and Villainy and Blades in the Dark are available on DTRPG! We had a blast with this system, and highly encourage you checking it out.

GM: Aser
Players: Jonn, Landan, Megan, and Patrick
System: Blades in the Dark, Scum and Villainy Hack

Music by Audioblocks, “Return to Naybala” (audioblocks.com)

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Scum and Villainy 3: No One Breaks INTO Prison

 

AT-ST from star warsTasked with recovering someone from an Imperial prison, the crew takes inventive steps to accomplish their goal.

GM: Aser
Players: Jonn, Landan, Megan, and Patrick
System: Blades in the Dark, Scum and Villainy Hack

Music by Audioblocks, “Return to Naybala” (audioblocks.com)

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Scum and Villainy 2: Rocks Freefall

 

A trandoshan alien stands with a gun pointed off cameraThe crew of the Artful Dodger get a tip about a juicy piece of Imperial tech just drifting in space, ready to be picked up. It’s never really that easy though.

GM: Aser
Players: Jonn, Landan, Megan, and Patrick
System: Blades in the Dark, Scum and Villainy Hack

Music by Audioblocks, “Return to Naybala” (audioblocks.com)

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Scum and Villainy 1: Smash and Grab

A large brown freighter, the WIld Karrde from Star Wars

We start playing in the Star Wars universe as the crew of a perfectly legitimate salvage ship attempts to recover components from a wrecked Trade Federation battleship. There’s just one problem, someone lives on top of it.

GM: Aser
Players: Jonn, Landan, Megan, and Patrick
System: Blades in the Dark, Scum and Villainy Hack

Music by Audioblocks, “Return to Naybala”(audioblocks.com)

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Scratch Made Pies: Rats in the Cellar a.k.a. My players demanded a history that I had to make up on the fly.

Even before I had set about creating the world, I had decided that I was going to run a variation on the old trope adventure of rats in the cellar of the local inn. And with this I introduced a new race and deities into the world.

The twist that I decided to run with was that the rats had been feeding upon the mead that was being brewed in the mead hall in Joonsvyk. Over time the rats gained sentience from the mead and began to worship the brewer and his wife as gods. This brought into existence, Brennig the Mead-Father and Merin the Ale-Mother, and the race of sentient rats, the Ratkith. And the major source of conflict for the adventure, a cult based around a fallen Devil that loved wine, Milner. Along with this I introduced Joona, the namesake for the town as a deity. So with this I had the first four gods of the setting.

The adventure started off fairly well, the party didn’t groan that loudly when the owner of the mead hall asked them to pay for their meals and would give them a discount by helping them with an issue in his cellar. When they found the “rats” were tapping the pipes and not really stealing anything other than mead from the hall, I was presented with an issue that I hadn’t been prepared for.

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Scratch Made Pies: Introduction

“If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” – Carl Sagan

Hello, welcome to Scratch Made Pies, a blog that covers my trek through fashioning a fictional universe that I use for a bi-weekly Pathfinder game. I will be using this blog to work through my ideas and thoughts as well as the process that I am using to spin my own little slice of a fictional reality.

But first, a little about me. I have been playing Pen and Paper RPGs since 1990 when I first played the old Marvel Super Heroes published by TSR. After that I played in various games of AD&D when I was able to check the books out of the library (I’m from a small town. Comic book and game shops are nowhere near my home.) I really hit my stride when I moved to a town WITH a game shop and delved deep into the White Wolf and AEG offerings of Vampire, Legend of the Five Rings and 7th Sea. And then 3.0 hit like a lightning bolt and it was EVERYWHERE. This is where I got my first taste of running games and was fortunate enough to have a regular group where all of the other players were seasoned Dungeon Masters. This gave me some very harsh lessons in how to and not to run a session. Fast forward to a good deal of time later and I’ve been a player and DM for The Redacted Files.

But one thing that I had wanted to do for the last few years was to develop a game world for my Pathfinder/D&D games that I really could call my own.

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Curse of the Masked Jackal 3: Vengeance, Sweet Vengeance

A ship emerges from a bay and a ship on fire is ahead of it

Our heroes are introduced to their new ship, and immediately try out many of its more interesting features.

GM: Patrick
Players: Aser, Bran, Landan, Jonn, Megan.
System: 7th Sea 1e

Music by Kevin MacLeod, “Intended Force.” (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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Curse of the Masked Jackal 2: Daybreak

A room full of pirates drinking and fighting

The new crew work on putting out the fires, literal and figurative, from the last episode.

GM: Patrick
Players: Aser, Bran, Landan, Jonn, Megan.
System: 7th Sea 1e

Music by Kevin MacLeod, “Intended Force.” (incompetech.com)
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Curse of the Masked Jackal 1: Dry Dock

An old ship  on it's side being careened while in  dry dock

Our heroes gather in a pirate haven to gain information on a hidden threat.

GM: Patrick
Players: Aser, Bran, Landan, Jonn, Megan.
System: 7th Sea 1e

Music by Kevin MacLeod, “Intended Force.” (incompetech.com)
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Fiasco: Die Hard Comes Earlier Every Year

Vegan Turducken on a bed of lettuce

As we near the close of 2016, a year of many bad things, it is important to remember all we still have to be grateful for, that’s worth fighting for. The people behind the Redacted Files are thankful to you, our listeners, and all those people who make it possible to do what we love. Thank you from the bottom of our squamous hearts, and please accept this token of our appreciation.

Two international terrorists bring their families to a remote cabin to celebrate Thanksgiving. Things get…explosive quickly.

Players: Aser, Jonn, Megan, and Patrick
System: Fiasco

Music by Kevin Macleod, “Wish Background.” (incompetech.com)
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