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Darker Days is a podcast for the World of Darkness. Time: The show is broadcast bi-weekly. We record on a Wednesday night and post the show shortly afterwards. Hosts: Your hosts are Mark and Vince. Topics: We'll be covering both old and new versions of the setting. We'll also be giving coverage to the upcoming MMORPG World of Darkness Online. An additional feature is our "Spooky News" section, which finds the strangest news from around the globe and shows you how you can adapt this to the World of Darkness - either as story hooks or inspiration for your character. Featured Books: Contact: Email us at darkerdaysradio@gmail.com. Up Now: Episode #0. Our teaser episode is a simple intro of what's to come on the show. The hosts break down the segments of the show. Next: Episode #1. Our first full length episode comes out next week. Among other things, we'll be looking at the OWoD Dark Ages line and reviewing the classic Dark Ages product Constantinople by Night.
Mike and Harlequin (wodnews.net) got a sneak peak of the upcoming Vampire MMO. Have a happy April 1st. =P
Mark, Mike, and Chris join White Wolf freelancer David Brookshaw as he attempts the world record of "Longest Darker Days Episode." The crew begins with the mailbag and then gives its thoughts on White Wolf's new V20 Companion kickstarter. Chris treats everyone to the disturbing tale of Robert the Doll, straight from the history of Key West. From there we enter into a lengthy Q&A with Dave, discussing everything from Greeks in Space to Mage to More Mage to Vampire to Changeling. It's a doozy. We end the episode with a very special farewell to longtime host and podcast founder, Mark. Good luck man! Be sure to check us out at http://www.facebook.com/DarkerDaysRadio or our Posterous forum at http://darkerdaysradio.posterous.com/#!/. Be sure to subscribe through iTunes! V20 Kickstarter: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/200664283/v20-companion-deluxe-edition OWbN Hour of Power podcast: http://www.talkshoe.com/talkshoe/web/talkCast.jsp?masterId=31339&cmd=tc OWbN Girls podcast: http://soundcloud.com/meredith-gerber/owbn-girls-podcast-eddy-webb Dave's Broken Diamond Actual Play: http://forum.rpg.net/showthread.php?279847-Actual-Play-Mage-The-Awakening-The-Broken-Diamond-(contains-Reign-of-the-Exarchs
The Wyld Hunt  As part of an ongoing team up, Chris and the guys at Beasts of War, have continue a series of “Let’s Play Kingdom Death: Monster”.             Also new is our Red Bubble store https://www.redbubble.com/people/darkerdaysradio/shop?asc=u Anything bought will help fun the podcast to buy prizes and more.       Be sure to check us out at http://www.facebook.com/DarkerDaysRadio or our Google Plus Community at https://plus.google.com/communities/104221086985174488220. Be sure to subscribe through iTunes!  Enjoy.   Links For This Episode: White Wolf Grand Masquerade Keynote: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9ezN0vwKhA White Wolf Grand Masquerade Q&A: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fhpXrrLBsI Chris, David and Sam head up a new, NWoD centric podcast: http://networkzero.podbean.com/ Midnight Express: http://midnightexpress.podbean.com/ Shadowsworn Radio Hour: https://soundcloud.com/theshadowswornradiohour Mike’s History Podcast: http://roxlabs.net/unbuttoned/episodes/ Beasts of War : http://www.beastsofwar.com/
Mike, Chris, and Chigg decide to answer some emails. First they cover Werewolf: the Forsaken, discussing Storyteller Adventure System options, chronicle structure, and character motivation. The krewe wraps up the episode by discussing seekings in Mage: the Ascension.   Remember to enter our contest for a physical copy of Blood & Smoke - just send us an email picking the representative Vampire clan of each host!   Be sure to check us out at http://www.facebook.com/DarkerDaysRadio or our Google Plus Community at https://plus.google.com/communities/104221086985174488220. Be sure to subscribe through iTunes!       
Chris and James chat to Chris from Modiphius about horror rpgs "Tales from the Loop", "Coriolis", and "Cold and Dark". Plus we chat a bit about their "Star Trek" rpg, and their "Fallout" miniatures game.   Special thanks to Occam's Laser for providing new music for our intro, outro, and bumpers. Be sure to check us out on Facebook or through our Google Plus Community. To stay up to date, subscribe through iTunes!    Links For This Episode: http://www.beastsofwar.com/vlog/ukge-bow-meet-live-blog-weekend/http://www.beastsofwar.com/eventslist/uk-games-expo-2017-live-blog-friday/http://www.beastsofwar.com/eventslist/uk-games-expo-2017-saturday/  
Mike is joined by Natali, Vladimir, and Anton to discuss World of Darkness gaming in Ukraine and beyond. The crew explores their own fan community on VK, swap stories about why they like White Wolf games, and recommend a few of their favorite books.  Be sure to check us out on Facebook or through our Google Plus Community. To stay up to date, subscribe through iTunes!         Links For This Episode:   Natali's World of Darkness VK Community: https://vk.com/public_vtm Beasts of War Liveblog: www.beastsofwar.com/eventslist/world-of-darkness-berlin-live-blog/   World of Darkness: Berlin: http://www.worldofdarkness.berlin/ Event Facebook Page
  In this Darkling we interview Simon Berman. Simon recently finished his time at Privateer Press and has established Strix Publishing.   Currently Simon is running the Kickstarter campaign for a book that will be published by Strix Publishing - APOCRYPHA: The Art of Jason Soles. Jason Soles some may know already is lead developer at Privateer Press, for the games Warmachine, Hordes, and Iron Kingdoms RPG. Jason is also one of the creators of Unhallowed Metropolis. So sit back and listen to us talk all about Strix Publishing, APOCRYPHA, Jason Soles, and the future for Strix. (please ignore the pause in the audio at the 45 min mark or so - missing audio will be fixed later.) Links: Strix Publishing: http://www.strixpublishing.com/ APOCRYPHA Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/aeeth/apocrypha-the-art-of-jason-soles Chris, David and Sam head up a new, NWoD centric podcast: http://networkzero.podbean.com/ Midnight Express: http://midnightexpress.podbean.com/ Shadowsworn Radio Hour: https://soundcloud.com/theshadowswornradiohour Mike's History Podcast: http://roxlabs.net/unbuttoned/episodes/
Mike and Pete take a look at all of the World of Darkness video games, from Vampire: the Masquerade - Redemption to Mage: the Ascension: Refuge. There are some big announcements this episode, so stay tuned.   Special thanks to Occam's Laser for providing new music for our intro, outro, and bumpers. Be sure to check us out on Facebook or through our Google Plus Community. To stay up to date, subscribe through iTunes!         Links For This Episode:  Xander's Game: RosenkruezStillette  Yukari's Etsy: Art Of Yukari Chris's Spaceship Game: Noble Armada 3rd Edition Chris on Beasts of War playing Kingdom Death: Monster   World of Darkness: Berlin: http://www.worldofdarkness.berlin/ Event Facebook Page
Chris speaks to Az Drummond of Mythic Games, and they talk about the upcoming Kickstarter for their new game, Solomon Kane. Apologies for the popping in the audio - lost the windshield for the mic, and no press area this year, so I was not sure how close to the mic I needed to be, but I tried to clean it as best as I can. Special thanks to Occam's Laser for providing new music for our intro, outro, and bumpers       Be sure to check us out on Facebook or through our Google Plus Community. To stay up to date, subscribe through iTunes!         Links For This Episode:   World of Darkness Community Site: https://www.worldofdarkness.com/ The Storyteller's Vault: http://www.storytellersvault.com/  
Mike and Chris sit back to explore... Beast: the Primordial?! That's right, the show begins with a positive review of the final two chapters of the Beast Players Guide, and then dives into other news, like the V5 preorders, return of Vampire: the Eternal Struggle to print, and upcoming Cyberpunk Live Action events. In the World of Darkness segment, Mike discusses Wraith's Risen as portrayed in Hunter: the Walking Dead. Chris then presents an enthralling secret frequency on poltergeist activity in his local Yorkshire. Finally, the duo listen to an insightful introduction to Hunter: the Vigil, provided by game author Alex Greene. Time Stamps:00:07:19 - News00:38:26 - Contest00:41:19 - Risen in Hunter01:07:15 - Secret Frequency01:19:04 - Hunter: the Vigil Rapid Fire   Jackelope Live Action Studios ContestWin a free ticket** to The Night in Question Vampire: the Masquerade Sabbat LARP in Austin, Texas, Saturday November 17th, 2018! Just find Mike and Chris LARPing in the embedded World of Darkness Berlin trailer and submit the time stamp, a description, or a humorous guess to darkerdaysradio@gmail.com by May 31st, 2018! Be sure to check us out on Facebook or through our Google Plus Community. To stay up to date, subscribe through iTunes!         Links For This Episode:   World of Darkness Community Site: https://www.worldofdarkness.com/ The Storyteller's Vault: http://www.storytellersvault.com/ Occam's Laser Music: https://occamslaser.bandcamp.com/ Midnight Express Podcast: https://midnightexpress.podbean.com/ Full Metal RPG Podcast: http://fullmetalrpg.com/ Mage the Podcast (with guest Mark Hope!): https://magethepodcast.com/post/173392387376/metaplot-in-mage-the-ascension   **A single standard admission ticket, worth $189, to be claimed online free of charge from Jackelope Live Action Studio's ticket provider. It does not cover travel, food or lodging. It is not redeemable or refundable, but it can be transferred to another person at will. 18 years or older only will be admitted. Attendees must be compliant with all Jackalope Live Action Studios safety and event policies. (e.g. if Charles Manson gets the ticket, he doesn't get to come.)
Raging at the Moon Chris, Sam, and James discuss Werewolf the Forsaken 2nd edition,  and go through the setting material, some of the mechanics, why we enjoy the setting and what we would play or explore within the game.Also we discuss films and TV that act as great inspiration for the game, including;    American Werewolf in London Gingersnaps Howl Company of Wolves Dog Soldiers Spring The Thing The Ritual Being Human Silent Hill 2 Honeymoon Cat People Supernatural Hemlock Grove Black Swan Tetsuo The Iron Man The Astronaut’s Wife Splice   and more.     Check us out at http://www.facebook.com/DarkerDaysRadio or our Google Plus Community at https://plus.google.com/communities/104221086985174488220. Be sure to subscribe through iTunes!        Links for this episode:   Contact White Wolf Publishing: http://www.whitewolf-publishing.com/ Contact Onyx Path Publishing: http://theonyxpath.com/ Darker Days Radio Blog: https://darkerdaysradio.wordpress.com/ Midnight Express: http://midnightexpress.podbean.com/ Shadowsworn Radio Hour: https://soundcloud.com/theshadowswornradiohour Mike's History Podcast: http://roxlabs.net/unbuttoned/episodes/ Twisted Tales Events: http://twistedtalesevents.blogspot.co.uk/ Sam's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/samkapralfoto/Music provided by Occams Laser https://occamslaser.bandcamp.com/ , from the track "Majestic 12" and "The Horsemen" from the album "Occult 86", https://occamslaser.bandcamp.com/album/occult-86   Occams Laser can be found on facebook.
After Mike and Chigg have a stressful week, Matt offers to run a game of Gamma World 7th Edition: 4th Edition. Get ready for a spooky actual play adventure starring the curious Igneous George and the enigmatic Man in Yellow... Time Stamps:00:04:07 - Actual Play  Jackelope Live Action Studios ContestWin a free ticket** to The Night in Question Vampire: the Masquerade Sabbat LARP in Austin, Texas, Saturday November 17th, 2018! Just find Mike and Chris LARPing in the embedded World of Darkness Berlin trailer and submit the time stamp, a description, or a humorous guess to darkerdaysradio@gmail.com by May 31st, 2018! Be sure to check us out on Facebook or through our Google Plus Community. To stay up to date, subscribe through iTunes!         Links For This Episode:   World of Darkness Community Site: https://www.worldofdarkness.com/ The Storyteller's Vault: http://www.storytellersvault.com/ Occam's Laser Music: https://occamslaser.bandcamp.com/ Midnight Express Podcast: https://midnightexpress.podbean.com/ Full Metal RPG Podcast: http://fullmetalrpg.com/ Mage the Podcast (with guest Mark Hope!): https://magethepodcast.com/post/173392387376/metaplot-in-mage-the-ascension   **A single standard admission ticket, worth $189, to be claimed online free of charge from Jackelope Live Action Studio's ticket provider. It does not cover travel, food or lodging. It is not redeemable or refundable, but it can be transferred to another person at will. 18 years or older only will be admitted. Attendees must be compliant with all Jackalope Live Action Studios safety and event policies. (e.g. if Charles Manson gets the ticket, he doesn't get to come.)
At great personal risk, Chigg has smuggled out a recording of this year's "What's Up With Onyx Path's Handling of The White Wolf Intellectual Properties."  Jests aside, special thanks to Onyx Path for allowing us to record this panel, which contains concise imformation on Onyx Path's current plans for World of Darkness, Chronicles of Darkness, and Exalted! In particular we get some juicy details on Hunter: the Vigil 2nd Edition, the future of Vampire: the Masquerade sourcebooks, and the upcoming Contagion Chronicle crossover book. And yes, there are actually trains running above the panel's conference room...              Links For This Episode:   Midnight Express Podcast: http://midnightexpress.podbean.com/ Shadowsworn Radio Hour: https://soundcloud.com/full-metal-rpg
Darker Days Presents: The Darkling Podcast Episode #4 The Darkling Podcast is Darker Days' 15 to 20 minute podcast focusing on material created by our listeners. Episode #4 features Monte Cook's World of Darkness in a special feature submitted by WGPRN listener Beckett. Lift the lid on this little-known re-imagining of the World of Darkness by one of the world's premier game designers! Check out the show right now at our homepage, stop by our forums and leave feedback or drop us an email at darkerdaysradio@gmail.com. And stay tuned for a full-length Darker Days Vampire special next week!
The Big One! Our biggest show so far, with almost three hours of fantastic content! Episode #11 focuses on all things Mage, featuring our special guest, elite White Wolf freelancer Malcolm Sheppard! This week on the show: the Secret Frequency visits Poveglia Island, we look importing the Ascension War from Mage: the Awakening into Mage: the Ascension, show you how to run the classic Mage: the Ascension adventure Loom of Fate for Mage: the Awakening, then close with our Q&A session with Malcolm. Check out the show at our homepage, stop by our forums and leave feedback or drop us an email at darkerdaysradio@gmail.com.
Mike and Chris are joined by Rich Thomas, long time art director of White Wolf Publishing. After a brief mailbag, the crew discusses Victorian Lost, Kickstarter, and the latest information on Mummy: the [Moaning]. The secret frequency covers melon heads, a phenomenon showing up across the United States, each time with a different origin story. The episode finishes of with a lengthy Q&A, revealing Rich's own origin story, discussing art in Wraith, and pitching a number of listener questions. Remember, July 15th. Be sure to check us out at http://www.facebook.com/DarkerDaysRadio or our Posterous forum at http://darkerdaysradio.posterous.com/#!/. Be sure to subscribe through iTunes! Featured Books: Link For This Show: Hunt: the Reference: http://darkerdaysradio.posterous.com/hunt-the-reference Onyx Path Website: http://theonyxpath.com/schedule/ Podcast of Darkness: http://www.limeflavored.com/ Fear the Boot: http://www.feartheboot.com/ftb/ Artwork For This Show: John Cobb Mummy: http://darkerdays2.podbean.com/mf/web/endyc8/DD36_JCobb_Mummy.jpg Joshua Gabriel Timbrook Werewolf: http://darkerdays2.podbean.com/mf/web/f3un8p/DD36_JGT_WW.jpg Brom Atlanta: http://darkerdays2.podbean.com/mf/web/fknp7w/DD36_Brom_Atlanta.jpg Brom Requiem: http://darkerdays2.podbean.com/mf/web/fwn4ja/DD36_Brom_Requiem.jpg Drew Tucker Wraith: http://darkerdays2.podbean.com/mf/web/nmy7jm/DD36_DTucker_Wraith.jpg John Cobb Wraith: http://darkerdays2.podbean.com/mf/web/hfrykm/DD36_JCobb_Wraith.jpg Joshua Gabriel Timbrook Wraith: http://darkerdays2.podbean.com/mf/web/6q8p6m/DD36_JGT_Wraith.jpg Mike's Favorite CWoD: http://darkerdays2.podbean.com/mf/web/n8qp2/DD36_MikeOWoD.jpg Mike's Favorite NWoD: http://darkerdays2.podbean.com/mf/web/yw5pve/DD36_MikeNWoD.jpg Chris's Favorite CWoD: http://darkerdays2.podbean.com/mf/web/jy2npw/DD36_ChrisOWoD.jpg Rich's Favorite Azlu: http://darkerdays2.podbean.com/mf/web/dtydas/DD36_RichAzlu.jpg Rich's Favorite Wheelchair: http://darkerdays2.podbean.com/mf/web/w2iwhi/DD36_RichWheelchair.jpg Rich's Favorite Ever: http://darkerdays2.podbean.com/mf/web/g2mt6s/DD36_RichScion.jpg
Subtitle: The Wrath of Gone Mike and Chris are joined by Joe, Steve, Ian, Michael, Vampire: the Requiem developer Russell Baily, and James to chill on Google Hangout and talk about the new release schedule for August 2012 to August 2013. It's a zanny episode with technical glitches and being in the wrong hang out, and a Vampire developer who's mic doesn't work. Yeah, an awesome time was had by all. Darker Days Contest Information: Please send us a name for the Darker Days mascot (The logo on podbean and in iTunes) along with a 2-3 sentence description. Enter before September 1st for a chance to win Falling Scales Part 2. Be sure to check us out at http://www.facebook.com/DarkerDaysRadio or our Posterous forum at http://darkerdaysradio.posterous.com/#!/. Be sure to subscribe through iTunes! Featured Books: Link For This Show: Release Schedule: http://darkerdaysradio.posterous.com/#!/the-ww-schedule-for-aug-2012-aug-2013 Adrian's 'The Future of Gamebooks": http://darkerdaysradio.posterous.com/#!/the-future-of-the-game-book Youtube Video Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEaY8KgqEP8 Youtube Video Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsfCvaHeN2A Onyx Path Website: http://theonyxpath.com/schedule/
Adrian (Boggan_Knight) and Steve (Verghast) explore the vampiric factions unique to the Dark Ages setting. They provide story hooks, chronicle ideas, and immense insight into each of the organizations. Darkling #25 is the third in a series of Dark Ages podcasts, so stay tuned for more from Adrian, Steve, Chris, and Mike. Send any feedback or storytelling questions to miragearcana@gmail.com Be sure to check us out at http://www.facebook.com/DarkerDaysRadio or our Posterous forum at http://darkerdaysradio.posterous.com/#!/. Be sure to subscribe through iTunes! Our new domain name is http://darker-days.org
Mike and Chris welcome back to the show Simon Berman, of Privateer Press. In this show they look at all the exciting new releases coming up for Warmachine, Hordes, and the Iron Kingdoms RPG. Simon also gives us a great over view of the exciting Kickstarter going on for the Warmachine video game - Warmachine Tactics. Finally we have a good talk about horror based stories for the Iron Kingdoms RPG, and how the setting lends itself to those types of stories. 
Chris and Chigg are joined by the illustrious developers of Demon: the Descent - Matt McFarland and Rose Bailey! The hosts don't pull any punches as they explore the concepts of the newest Storytelling game. The nature of the Unchained is discussed, as well as their place in the New World of Darkness cosmology. Special attention is paid to the new Identity mechanic, and how it affects character backgrounds and ongoing stories. On the secret frequency, Chris takes us to the blasted reactors on Chernobyl, where a strange new fungus has emerged. Finally, the show closes with some discussion of Blood & Smoke and the upcoming Dark Eras book.   Be sure to check us out at http://www.facebook.com/DarkerDaysRadio or our Google Plus Community at https://plus.google.com/communities/104221086985174488220. Be sure to subscribe through iTunes!        Links For This Show:   Demon Kickstarter: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/200664283/demon-the-descent-prestige-edition   Daedalus: http://growlingdoorgames.com/daedalus.html
Chris is joined by Pete, and together they take an in depth look at the renowned SciFi space opera, Fading Suns. They cover topics such as the setting itself, the game mechanics, and also quickly review the host of player options in the game plus give their own opinions on the game. If you like World of Darkness game and want a SciFi game with the same sort of feel, this one is perhaps worth a shot. Enjoy. Be sure to check us out at http://www.facebook.com/DarkerDaysRadio or our Google Plus Community at https://plus.google.com/communities/104221086985174488220. Be sure to subscribe through iTunes! Links For This Show: Chris's Fading Sun's Chronicle: Hyperion Dusk Intro music by arhipco - used under Creative Commons License. Outro music by Bass Tandem - used under Creative Commons License.
Mike and Chris are joined by White Wolf luminary David Hill Jr. to discuss four upcoming books. After a brief introduction, the trio jump into a discussion of the next Mage: the Ascension release, Convention Book: Progenitors. Following that they explore the secret frequencies of Amsterdam with Black Mathew and the Phantom of Compagnie. Next up is a discussion of the impending New World of Darkness chronicle books God Machine Chronicle and Blood & Smoke. Lastly, David introduces Darker Days to his new Fate-drive mecha game, Apotheosis Drive X. Be sure to check us out at http://www.facebook.com/DarkerDaysRadio or our Google Plus Community at https://plus.google.com/communities/104221086985174488220. Be sure to subscribe through iTunes! Links For This Show: ADX Kickstarter: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/machineage/apotheosis-drive-x-a-fate-powered-mecha-rpg?ref=search
Adrian (Boggan_Knight) and Steve (Verghast) discuss the enigmatic vampiric elders of the Dark Age. Specifically, they look at elders as NPCs, PCs, and the motives that separate these Cainites from mere neonates. Darkling #28 is the fourth in a series of Dark Ages podcasts, so stay tuned for more from Adrian, Steve, Chris, and Mike. Be sure to check us out at http://www.facebook.com/DarkerDaysRadio or our Posterous forum at http://darkerdaysradio.posterous.com/#!/. Be sure to subscribe through iTunes! Our new domain name is http://darker-days.org 12 Byzantine Rulers: http://12byzantinerulers.com/ (Also on iTunes)
We'll do the show notes tomorrow. Show Links: Werewolf 20th: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/200664283/deluxe-werewolf-the-apocalypse-20th-anniversary-ed/comments
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Started
May 15th, 2009
Latest Episode
Feb 20th, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
231
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
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