Episode 12 - Lions, Tigers, and Cyborg Bears on crack … Oh My!

July 9, 2018

Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast

Episode 12 – Lions, Tigers, and Cyborg Bears on crack … Oh My!

Welcome back to Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast dedicated to all things Genesys, an RPG by Fantasy Flight Games.  In this episode of Finding The Narrative we are joined by the barbarian, Mark Stark, to talk about Adversaries in Genesys and we each create an Adversary to walk through the process with you all.  Also, we have a special listener feedback email from Jim Partin who sent in one of his Adversaries for us to share as well.  In Advantageous Threats each of us have a character to play ... P.I.s, Thieves, and Luchadores … Oh My!  Take a listen and find the narrative with us!    

Thanks for listening!

Tony “Azzmodeus” Fanning and Chris “Zszree” Holmes

findingthenarrativepodcast@gmail.com

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Featured Podcast/Blog:  The RPG Brewery with Jamie Pierson and Stephen Dragonspawn. 

 

NIV-Con 2 (Nerds-International Virtual Convention 2)

  • Online Virtual Convention put on by the Nerds-International G+ community
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Thoughts of a Barbarian is a blog by Matt Stark about anything he wants to talk about. 

  

Finding the Narrative Logo Artwork by Meghan Shultz

Music Credits:

Part 1: Opening – Hundred Years in Helheim by Tri-Tachyon

Part 2a: The Book of Genesys – ULTIMATE METAL by Loyalty Freak Music

Part 2b: Setting the Tone – Ice Wrought by Sarin

Part 3: Advantageous Threats – Digital Mk 2 by Tri-Tachyon

Part 4: Outro – Catharsis by Bloodgod

Part 5: Legal Disclaimer – Goodnight Kiss by Movie Theater

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Episode 11 - Encounter Fu!

June 25, 2018

Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast

Episode 11 – Encounter Fu!

Welcome back to Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast dedicated to all things Genesys, an RPG by Fantasy Flight Games.  In this episode of Finding The Narrative we talk about creating Encounters and create a couple memorable ones for our settings we are converting.  In Advantageous Threats we have one of our better ones and doing a competitive check as well!  Take a listen and find the narrative with us!    

Thanks for listening!

Tony “Azzmodeus” Fanning and Chris “Zszree” Holmes

findingthenarrativepodcast@gmail.com

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Featured Podcast/Blog:  Mythic Gazetteer by Eli Kurtz’.  He had a Kickstarter last year for the Blackwood Errantry Codex for Savage Worlds which is now available.  It’s a a fantasy setting inspired by folklore and high-flying martial arts action. It's Grimm's Tales meets Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. It's The Witcher series meets Kung Fu Hustle. It's Iron Monkey meets Brotherhood of the Wolf.

 

Finding the Narrative Logo Artwork by Meghan Shultz

Music Credits:

Part 1: Opening – Hundred Years in Helheim by Tri-Tachyon

Part 2a: The Book of Genesys – ULTIMATE METAL by Loyalty Freak Music

Part 2b: Setting the Tone – Ice Wrought by Sarin

Part 3: Advantageous Threats – Digital Mk 2 by Tri-Tachyon

Part 4: Outro – Catharsis by Bloodgod

Part 5: Legal Disclaimer – Goodnight Kiss by Movie Theater

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Episode 10 - The Talent Show (Part 2) : Dragonspawn Boogaloo!

June 11, 2018

Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast

Episode 10 – The Talent Show (Part 2): Dragonspawn Boogaloo

Welcome back to Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast dedicated to all things Genesys, an RPG by Fantasy Flight Games.  In this episode of Finding The Narrative we finish our two part segment on Talents with our good friend Stephen Dragonspawn!  We go into how to create Talents using the eight questions in the Corebook and then we each create our own in each of our settings.  In Advantageous Threats we put our new these talents to the test!  Take a listen and find the narrative with us!    

Thanks for listening!

Tony “Azzmodeus” Fanning and Chris “Zszree” Holmes

findingthenarrativepodcast@gmail.com

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Featured Podcast/Blog:  Veiled Fury Entertainment : Manuel Sambs interviews and live plays.  Check out his latest video where he interviews Eric Lamoureux from Just Insert Imagination about the Wiseguys Savage Worlds setting and the Wiseguys demokit.

 

Finding the Narrative Logo Artwork by Meghan Shultz

Music Credits:

Part 1: Opening – Hundred Years in Helheim by Tri-Tachyon

Part 2a: The Book of Genesys – ULTIMATE METAL by Loyalty Freak Music

Part 2b: Setting the Tone – Ice Wrought by Sarin

Part 3: Advantageous Threats – Digital Mk 2 by Tri-Tachyon

Part 4: Outro – Catharsis by Bloodgod

Part 5: Legal Disclaimer – Goodnight Kiss by Movie Theater

 

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Episode 9 - The Talent Show (Part 1)

May 29, 2018

Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast

Episode 9 – The Talent Show (Part 1)

Welcome back to Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast dedicated to all things Genesys, an RPG by Fantasy Flight Games.  In this episode of Finding The Narrative we start our two part segment on Talents!  We go into reading the Talent entries, a pick out our favorites from both the Corebook and Realms of Terrinoth.  In Advantageous Threat we put these talents to the test by making a far leap in a single bound and shoot lightning at a dragon??  Take a listen and find the narrative with us!    

Thanks for listening!

Tony “Azzmodeus” Fanning and Chris “Zszree” Holmes

findingthenarrativepodcast@gmail.com

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Featured Podcast/Blog:  Thoughts of a Barbarian is a blog by Matt Stark about anything gaming.  In his latest barbaric thought, he talks about what he likes and dislikes about Genesys.  Very insightful and well done, sir!  And he got a sweet ass new logo made by none other than that Ancient Dragon himself, Stephano, Stephen Dragonspawn!

FFG Forum Thread for Genesys Talents Expanded

Finding the Narrative Logo Artwork by Meghan Shultz

Music Credits:

Part 1: Opening – Hundred Years in Helheim by Tri-Tachyon

Part 2a: The Book of Genesys – ULTIMATE METAL by Loyalty Freak Music

Part 2b: Setting the Tone – Ice Wrought by Sarin

Part 3: Advantageous Threats – Digital Mk 2 by Tri-Tachyon

Part 4: Outro – Catharsis by Bloodgod

Part 5: Legal Disclaimer – Goodnight Kiss by Movie Theater

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Episode 8 - Up In Your Grill!

May 16, 2018

Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast

Episode 8 – Up In Your Grill!

Welcome back to Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast dedicated to all things Genesys, an RPG by Fantasy Flight Games.  In this episode of Finding The Narrative we go back to the Book of Genesys and talk about vehicles and vehicle combat!  We also talk about creating your own vehicles and in Setting the Tone we discuss the thread on the FFG forums about Battletech!  And in Advantageous Threat we put a couple of vehicles and their drivers/pilots to the test!  Take a listen and find the narrative with us!    

Thanks for listening!

Tony “Azzmodeus” Fanning and Chris “Zszree” Holmes

findingthenarrativepodcast@gmail.com

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Featured Podcast/Blog:  Wiseguys: Demo Kit – by Eric Lamoureux from Just Insert Imagination on DriveThru as a pay what you want introduction to the Las Vegas Mob setting and organized crime toolkit for Savage Worlds called Wiseguys.  You play criminals in the 1990s working for the Mob and building an empire in Vegas.  38 pages of Italian-American Mob awesome-ness! Background information, Organizations, Points of Interest, and “Fugazi” a Mob Tale.

 

Luke “SkyJedi” Olson’s Links of Awesomeness!

  • Master Resource List: https://community.fantasyflightgames.com/topic/265113-genesys-master-resources-list/
  • Subreddit: reddit.com/r/genesysrpg
  • Subreddit wiki: https://www.reddit.com/r/genesysrpg/wiki/index
  • Genesys Discord Server: http://discord.gg/3vNJa6t
  • Web Roller: genesys.skyjedi.com
  • Character Creator: GenesysEmporium.com

 

Logo Artwork by Meghan Shultz

Music Credits:

Part 1: Opening – Hundred Years in Helheim by Tri-Tachyon

Part 2a: The Book of Genesys – ULTIMATE METAL by Loyalty Freak Music

Part 2b: Setting the Tone – Ice Wrought by Sarin

Part 3: Advantageous Threats – Digital Mk 2 by Tri-Tachyon

Part 4: Outro – Catharsis by Bloodgod

Part 5: Legal Disclaimer – Goodnight Kiss by Movie Theater

 

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Episode 7 - Realms of Terrinoth Roundtable

April 30, 2018

Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast

Episode 7 – Realms of Terrinoth Roundtable

Welcome back to Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast dedicated to all things Genesys, an RPG by Fantasy Flight Games.  In this episode of Finding The Narrative we are joined by Jamie and Stephen from The RPG Brewery to review and discuss the Realms of Terrinoth campaign setting book.  In Advantageous Threat our guests come up with the scenarios and Tony and I GM them.  Take a listen and find the narrative with us!    

Thanks for listening!

Tony “Azzmodeus” Fanning and Chris “Zszree” Holmes

findingthenarrativepodcast@gmail.com

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Listener Feedback:  Michael Mykolyshyn’s Pastebin link for Homebrew Genesys settings

https://pastebin.com/7knE7KSv

Featured Podcast/Blog:  Mr. Mean Speaks by John Polack: 20 – 60 minute reviews and interviews and rants about all things gaming.  YouTube channel and G+

The RPG Brewery by Jamie Pierson and co-hosted by Stephen Dragonspawn: https://www.patreon.com/therpgbrewery/posts

Dragon’s Toolbox by Stephen Dragonspawn: http://thedragonstoolbox.blogspot.com/

 

Logo Artwork by Meghan Shultz

Music Credits:

Part 1: Opening – Hundred Years in Helheim by Tri-Tachyon

Part 2: Book Club of Nerds – Cemetary Clown by Sir Cubworth

Part 3: Advantageous Threats – Digital Mk 2 by Tri-Tachyon

Part 4: Outro – Catharsis by Bloodgod

Part 5: Legal Disclaimer – Goodnight Kiss by Movie Theater

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Episode 6 - Round 1 … Fight!

April 16, 2018

Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast

Episode 6 – Round 1 … Fight! … A Guide To Skills – Part 3 of 3

Welcome back to Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast dedicated to all things Genesys, an RPG by Fantasy Flight Games.  In this episode of Finding The Narrative we discuss Combat Skills and Combat Encounters in this third episode of our three episode series on skills.  We talk about what we have left for combat skills, we explain the rules for combat, and we actually run through a few combat rounds.  In Advantageous Threat we continue using combat skills to fight some baddies with sushi flying and a return from a familiar dwarf?!  Take a listen and find the narrative with us!    

Thanks for listening!

Tony “Azzmodeus” Fanning and Chris “Zszree” Holmes

findingthenarrativepodcast@gmail.com

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Featured Podcast/Blog:  Imaginary Ramblings: A West Virginia Pop Culture Podcast where Matt and Ben talk about anything from Star Wars to Waterworld / End of the World stuff to Cabin Fever Beer Fest to Fiasco.  You can find them at https://imaginaryramblings.podbean.com/

Logo Artwork by Meghan Shultz

Music Credits:

Part 1: Opening – Hundred Years in Helheim by Tri-Tachyon

Part 2a: The Book of Genesys – ULTIMATE METAL by Loyalty Freak Music

Part 2b: Fight Club – Wicked Things by Quincas Moreira

Part 3: Advantageous Threats – Digital Mk 2 by Tri-Tachyon

Part 4: Outro – Catharsis by Bloodgod

Part 5: Legal Disclaimer – Goodnight Kiss by Movie Theater

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Episode 5 - Words Can Hurt Too, Man!

April 1, 2018

Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast

Episode 5 – Words Can Hurt Too, Man! … A Guide To Skills – Part 2 of 3

Welcome back to Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast dedicated to all things Genesys, an RPG by Fantasy Flight Games.  In this episode of Finding The Narrative we discuss Social Skills and Social Encounters in this second episode of our three episode series on skills.  We talk about what the five social skills are and what skills oppose them, we explain the rules for social encounters, and we actually run through a social encounter.  In Advantageous Threat we continue using social skills to get on a boat and … fight a dragon?!  Take a listen and find the narrative with us!    

Thanks for listening!

Tony “Azzmodeus” Fanning and Chris “Zszree” Holmes

findingthenarrativepodcast@gmail.com

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Featured Podcast/Blog:  TableTopTwats is a Tabletop RPG Podcast that is all about tabletop RPGs starring three Brits; Nikk who has his very own beard, Harrison who is part shark part Maid, and James who is half gourd, all Asian.  Find them at http://soundcloud.com/tabletop-twats

Logo Artwork by Meghan Shultz

Music Credits:

Part 1: Opening – Hundred Years in Helheim by Tri-Tachyon

Part 2a: The Book of Genesys – ULTIMATE METAL by Loyalty Freak Music

Part 2b: Fight Club – Wicked Things by Quincas Moreira

Part 3: Advantageous Threats – Digital Mk 2 by Tri-Tachyon

Part 4: Outro – Catharsis by Bloodgod

Part 5: Legal Disclaimer – Goodnight Kiss by Movie Theater

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Episode 4 - We Got Mad Skillz, Yo!

March 13, 2018

Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast

Episode 4 – We Got Mad Skillz, Yo! … A Guide To Skills – Part 1 of 3

Welcome back to Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast dedicated to all things Genesys, an RPG by Fantasy Flight Games.  In this episode of Finding The Narrative we kick off our three part series on Skills by talking about General Skills in Genesys.  We go into how they have laid out a skill entry for us in the Core Rulebook and we pull out a handful of skills to go into detail.  And in Advantageous Threat we put a couple of these skills to the test!  Take a listen and find the narrative with us!    

Thanks for listening!

Tony “Azzmodeus” Fanning and Chris “Zszree” Holmes

findingthenarrativepodcast@gmail.com

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Featured Podcast/Blog:  The Wild Die Podcast is a podcast dedicated to Pinnacle Entertainment Group's Savage Worlds where they discuss everything from rules to settings and everything in between by Eric Lamoureux, Gary McCallum, Harrison Hunt, and Manuel Sambs

 

Logo Artwork by Meghan Shultz

Music Credits:

Part 1: Opening – Hundred Years in Helheim by Tri-Tachyon

Part 2a: The Book of Genesys – ULTIMATE METAL by Loyalty Freak Music

Part 2b: Setting the Tone – Ice Wrought by Sarin

Part 3: Advantageous Threats – Digital Mk 2 by Tri-Tachyon

Part 4: Outro – Catharsis by Bloodgod

Part 5: Legal Disclaimer – Goodnight Kiss by Movie Theater

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Episode 3 - Is There A Point To This Story?

February 25, 2018

Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast

Episode 3 – Is There A Point To This Story? … A Guide To Story Points

Welcome back to Finding The Narrative: A Genesys RPG Podcast dedicated to all things Genesys, an RPG by Fantasy Flight Games.  In this episode of Finding The Narrative we talk about Story Points in Genesys.  We go into what they are, how to set them up, and how to use them.  We then take that concept over to Advantageous Threats and show you how to use those Story Points in a couple of game scenarios!  Take a listen and find the narrative with us!    

Thanks for listening!

Tony and Chris

findingthenarrativepodcast@gmail.com

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Featured Podcast/Blog:  Nerds-International Virtual Con  NIV-Con!  March 10th (Sat) and March 11th (Sun)

NOTE: Make sure you read the game you’re signing up for to see if you need a license for the VTT program … some just need the FG demo version

 

Logo Artwork by Meghan Shultz

Music Credits:

Part 1: Opening – Hundred Years in Helheim by Tri-Tachyon

Part 2a: The Book of Genesys – ULTIMATE METAL by Loyalty Freak Music

Part 2b: Setting the Tone – Ice Wrought by Sarin

Part 3: Advantageous Threats – Digital Mk 2 by Tri-Tachyon

Part 4: Outro – Catharsis by Bloodgod

Part 5: Legal Disclaimer – Goodnight Kiss by Movie Theater

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