12.11.2013

PFJ Actual Play - Emerald City Knights 006

The Stormbreakers, learn Maximilian Mars' secrets. Or do they? Join our heroes as they continue the Emerald City Knights campaign.

Dramatis Personae
Dan as Flying Dragon
Kyle as Nature Boy
Rick as Henry Mayfield
Zapi as Sword Emperor

Eric as THE GAMEMASTER

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11.30.2013

Episode 019 - Builder of Worlds

Join our hosts as they discuss the Installations and Spy Tech Gadget Guides, followed by basic RPG campaign building strategies with a focus on superhero fiction and Mutants & Masterminds.

Highlights Include:
- As the more experienced GM, Dan's time is now!
- What does Kyle really think about the players in his campaigns?

BONUS: 'Thor: The Dark World' is a movie that came out and our hosts watched!

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10.16.2013

Episode 018 - Off to See the Sorcerer Supreme

Our hosts welcome Jon Leitheusser back to the show to discuss the forthcoming Emerald City Slipcase, though first a look at the recent Biotech and Alien Tech Gadget Guides.

Highlights Include:
- The cover of FANTASTIC FOUR #1 was silly, in case you weren't already aware.
- Multiple discussions of rules minutiae!
- As if just being on the show weren't enough, Mr. Leitheusser runs down what to expect from the Mutants & Masterminds line over the next year or so. Spoiler alert: it's a good time to be an M&M fan!

BONUS: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.? More like Agents of M.E.H.

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9.17.2013

Episode 017 - We Have The Technology

You are in for a treat. Our hosts begin with discussions of the Cybertech and Nanotech Gadget Guides, follow up by reviewing the By Design essays included in the collected Power Profiles source book, and finish strong with a foray into the Danger Room to give you two examples of skill challenges.

Highlights Include:
- If Kyle's afraid of one thing, it's fifth dimensional imps who's very appearance is a mockery of all that is good and right with the world.
- The return of War Puppy!

BONUS: Our hosts know better than big fancy Hollywood casting directors.

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8.24.2013

PFJ Actual Play - Emerald City Knights 005

Our Emerald City Knights campaign returns! The Stormbreakers test out their new training room. What could possibly go wrong?

Dramatis Personae
Dan as Flying Dragon
Kyle as Nature Boy
Rick as Henry Mayfield
Zapi as Sword Emperor

Eric as THE GAMEMASTER

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7.29.2013

Episode 016 - Expertise: Dramatic Pose

Armour, Vehicles and Mecha; sounds like a fun weekend. Or the topics of the three Gadget Guides our hosts discuss in this episode.

Not content, they follow up with a delve into Skill Challenges and offer thoughts and opinions on how to best incorporate them into your game.

Highlights Include:
- Mention of the Goalie Pads of Blocking. What mystic item are these and from where do they draw their power?

BONUS: 'Beware The Batman' leaves PFJ a house divided!

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7.17.2013

Episode 015 - Roll 20 For Hero

Our hosts discuss the recent Energy Weapons and Heavy Weapons Gadget Guides, and then give the new and improved Quick Star Character Generator a spin!

Highlights Include:
- Dan is defeated by concrete.
- Kyle is defeated by a chart.

BONUS: Dan and Kyle have opinions about 'Man of Steel'. Lots of opinions!

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6.25.2013

Episode 014 - Universe of Adventure

Punching For Justice returns to review the Asian Weapons and Guns Gadget Guides, as well as discuss the now available DC Adventures Universe tome.

Highlights Include:
- The DNA test results are in; apparently one of our hosts is the father!
- An in depth and insightful discussion on the merits of gun control in our modern world.

BONUS: Recent pop culture superhero round-up!

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5.23.2013

Episode 013 - The Superkids Aren't Alright

Our hosts take a look at Green Ronin's Utility and Archaic Weapons Gadget Guides, then discuss common tropes of teen superteams in fiction and how to potentially incorporate those themes into your games.

BONUS: Audio issues! So many audio issues which made the 'cast extremely difficult to edit. Hopefully the final result isn't too bad.

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3.20.2013

PFJ Actual Play - Ghost Town 002

The conclusion of our two part Ghost Town adventure.

Dramatis Personae
Chris as Kid Robot
Dan as Rocky
Eric as Vortex
Kyle as the Rook

Steve Kenson as THE GAMEMASTER

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3.05.2013

PFJ Actual Play - Ghost Town 001

The Sentinels are called in to solve a mysterious theft.

Dramatis Personae
Chris as Kid Robot
Dan as Rocky
Eric as Vortex
Kyle as the Rook

Steve Kenson as THE GAMEMASTER

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3.02.2013

Episode 012 - The Superhero's Journey

In a follow-up to last episode, our hosts discuss the first Gadget Guide installment and then ponder developing a character from a story perspective over the course of long term campaign.

Highlights Include:

- Kyle like his comic book robots big, purple and racist.
- Dan confesses to liking Spider-Man more than any rational human being should.

BONUS: Dan has opinions! About Playstation 4 News!

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2.21.2013

Episode 011 - This Isn't Even My Final Form

Our hosts discuss ideas on how to handle the mechanical progression of player characters

Highlights Include:

- It's a new episode. Isn't that a highlight in and of itself?
- Is there a word our hosts are particularly fond of? Absolutely!

BONUS: Kyle has opinions! About Batman movies!

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1.17.2013

Episode 010 - Audiance With The Guardian

We're joined by Mutants & Masterminds Line Developer Jon Leitheusser to discuss the recently announced 2013 release schedule.

Highlights Include:

- Dan is old!
- Kyle geeks out over the forthcoming Cosmic Handbook.

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1.11.2013

PFJ Actual Play - Emerald City Knights 004

Old foes and new nightmares abound. Just a regular day in Emerald City.

Dramatis Personae
Dan as Flying Dragon
Kyle as Nature Boy
Rick as Henry Mayfield
Zapi as Sword Emperor

Eric as THE GAMEMASTER

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1.04.2013

Episode 009 - Excellence in Profiles

Mutants & Masterminds' Power Profiles series might be finished, but our hosts aren't! Join them as the review the final installment, and then recount their favourite Profiles since the begining.

Highlights Include:

- Kyle acts like he doesn't remember how to podcast; Oh Kyle, you're not funny at all!
- An insight into Dan's mind reveals it to be a darker place than one might expect.

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