Oct 23, 2020

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 24

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

A rag-tag band of miscreants has taken possession of an abandoned Far Trader and has set out into the Spinward Reach in search of treasure and gas money. Can they unravel the mystery of TWILIGHT'S PEAK?

This week: While struggling to disable a closed bulkhead door, the crew encounters a number of strange and terrifying entities that call the airless darkness home. Have the crew finally met their match in these unusual creatures?

 

Cast

Steve: GM

Wes: "Earnest" Ernie McHale- Quartermaster, Killin’ Machine, and Fixer

Nick: Doreen Smith- Co-Captain of the Fishwife, Navigator, A Very Particular Set of Skills

Molly: Lady Allie Wayan- Gunnery Officer, Laser-slinging Bad-Ass

Rodney: Durbin Echs- Co-Captain of the Fishwife, Chief Engieer, Long-term exposure to jump drive coolant causes a slight madness.

Jay: Oliver Rhames- Doctor, handy in a fight.

Shawn: Juno Rico- Soldier of Fortune

 

Music: Action and Adventure by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

Oct 21, 2020

Microphones of Madness- Mothership Connection

In this episode, Rodney loses his funk cred by not recognizing Parliament lyrics and the madmen explore the depths of classic science-fiction horror with a look at the Mothership Roleplaying Game by Sean McCoy and published by Tuesday Knight Games.

Oct 16, 2020

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 23

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

A rag-tag band of miscreants has taken possession of an abandoned Far Trader and has set out into the Spinward Reach in search of treasure and gas money. Can they unravel the mystery of TWILIGHT'S PEAK?

This week: Danica Wu is definitely dead, but thanks to the efforts of Doctor Rhames, the entire Administration Building heard of her double dealing. Now the hunt for Mifflin can begin in earnest. The team ventures into the airless caverns below Dinom Beta and discovers an abandoned monorail.

 

Cast

Steve: GM

Wes: "Earnest" Ernie McHale- Quartermaster, Killin’ Machine, and Fixer

Nick: Doreen Smith- Co-Captain of the Fishwife, Navigator, A Very Particular Set of Skills

Molly: Lady Allie Wayan- Gunnery Officer, Laser-slinging Bad-Ass

Rodney: Durbin Echs- Co-Captain of the Fishwife, Chief Engieer, Long-term exposure to jump drive coolant causes a slight madness.

Jay: Oliver Rhames- Doctor, handy in a fight.

Introducing...

Shawn: Juno Rico- Soldier of Fortune

 

Music: Action and Adventure by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

 

Oct 9, 2020

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 22

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

A rag-tag band of miscreants has taken possession of an abandoned Far Trader and has set out into the Spinward Reach in search of treasure and gas money. Can they unravel the mystery of TWILIGHT'S PEAK?.

 

This week: Doreen and Durbin hire on a new crewmember, Doctor Oliver Rhames, and set about showing him the ropes as they hunt the mysterious and dangerous Gulab Mifflin. When the spaceport construction site is destroyed, the team's competence forces a new villain to reveal themselves!

 

Cast

Steve: GM

Wes: "Earnest" Ernie McHale- Former Naval officer and pencil-pusher

Nick: Doreen Smith- Criminal on the run

Molly: Lady Allie Wayan- Gun-toting badass

Rodney: Durbin Echs- Merchant marine engineer and mechanic

Introducing...

Jay: Oliver Rhames- Doctor, handy in a fight.

 

Music: Action and Adventure by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

Oct 7, 2020

Microphones of Madness- Mork Borg

Steve and Rodney take a look at Mork Borg, a rules-light dark fantasy roleplaying game from Free League Publishing.

 

Check out the book at the link below!

https://frialigan.se/en/games/mork-borg/

Oct 2, 2020

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 21

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

A rag-tag band of miscreants has taken possession of an abandoned Far Trader and has set out into the Spinward Reach in search of treasure and gas money. Can they unravel the mystery of TWILIGHT'S PEAK?.

 

This week: Durbin is in rough shape as the crew enters Dinom Beta. Will they edear themselves to the cause of the rebelling miners or will McHale's lust for money get them in more trouble?

 

Cast

Steve: GM

Wes: "Earnest" Ernie McHale- Former Naval officer and pencil-pusher

Nick: Doreen Smith- Criminal on the run

Molly: Lady Allie Wayan- Gun-toting badass

Rodney: Durbin Echs- Merchant marine engineer and mechanic

 

Music: Action and Adventure by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

Sep 25, 2020

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 20

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

A rag-tag band of miscreants has taken possession of an abandoned Far Trader and has set out into the Spinward Reach in search of treasure and gas money. Can they unravel the mystery of TWILIGHT'S PEAK?.

 

This week: It's a good old fashioned Hex Crawl as the crew of the Fishwife heads out across the treacherous surface of Dinom. Will they reach the domed city of Dinom Beta or will our tale end in tragedy? 

 

Cast

Steve: GM

Wes: "Earnest" Ernie McHale- Former Naval officer and pencil-pusher

Nick: Doreen Smith- Criminal on the run

Molly: Lady Allie Wayan- Gun-toting badass

Rodney: Durbin Echs- Merchant marine engineer and mechanic

 

Music: Action and Adventure by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

Sep 23, 2020

Microphones of Madness- The Jewel in the Skull

Steve and Rodney take a look at one of the classics of fantasy: Michael Moorcock's THE JEWEL IN THE SKULL.

Sep 18, 2020

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 19

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

A rag-tag band of miscreants has taken possession of an abandoned Far Trader and has set out into the Spinward Reach in search of treasure and gas money. Can they unravel the mystery of TWILIGHT'S PEAK?.

 

This week: After McHale sells the Fishwife’s load of booze to bribe the port authority, he makes a deal with a shady operative of Magneto Dynamics to liberate the son of the planetary governor from the hands of rebellious miners. Durbin thinks joining the miner’s cause is a more appropriate course.

Cast

Steve: GM

Wes: "Earnest" Ernie McHale- Former Naval officer and pencil-pusher

Nick: Doreen Smith- Criminal on the run

Molly: Lady Allie Wayan- Gun-toting badass

Rodney: Durbin Echs- Merchant marine engineer and mechanic

 

Music: Action and Adventure by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

Sep 11, 2020

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 18

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

A rag-tag band of miscreants has taken possession of an abandoned Far Trader and has set out into the Spinward Reach in search of treasure and gas money. Can they unravel the mystery of TWILIGHT'S PEAK?.

 

This week: After chiding Rodney for screwing up the last episode, the crew of the Fishwife makes preparations for the trip to the mining colony of Dinom where McHale's past forces him to make yet another deal that puts him at odds with the rest of the gang.

Cast

Steve: GM

Wes: "Earnest" Ernie McHale- Former Naval officer and pencil-pusher

Nick: Doreen Smith- Criminal on the run

Molly: Lady Allie Wayan- Gun-toting badass

Rodney: Durbin Echs- Merchant marine engineer and mechanic

 

Music: Action and Adventure by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

Sep 9, 2020

Microphones of Madness- Lovecraft Country: The Series

Steve and Rodney are back with a look at the new HBO series, Lovecraft Country. 

Sep 4, 2020

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 17

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

A rag-tag band of miscreants has taken possession of an abandoned Far Trader and has set out into the Spinward Reach in search of treasure and gas money. Can they unravel the mystery of TWILIGHT'S PEAK?.

 

This week: The crew of the Fishwife seek Justice...or Vengeance against Iron Lung and his crew for their massacre of the People Below the Fog. Part of the episode was lost in another freak cosmic storm, but Rodney brings you up to speed. 

 

Cast

Steve: GM

Wes: "Earnest" Ernie McHale- Former Naval officer and pencil-pusher

Nick: Doreen Smith- Criminal on the run

Molly: Lady Allie Wayan- Gun-toting badass

Rodney: Durbin Echs- Merchant marine engineer and mechanic

 

Music: Action and Adventure by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

Aug 28, 2020

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 16

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

A rag-tag band of miscreants has taken possession of an abandoned Far Trader and has set out into the Spinward Reach in search of treasure and gas money. Can they unravel the mystery of TWILIGHT'S PEAK?.

 

This week: A sudden act of violence from the Iron Lung changes the crew's approach from subterfuge and theft to payback. McHale searches in vain for help from official channels and Allie and Durbin rally the troops for an insane assault on the plateau.

 

Cast

Steve: GM

Wes: "Earnest" Ernie McHale- Former Naval officer and pencil-pusher

Nick: Doreen Smith- Criminal on the run

Molly: Lady Allie Wayan- Gun-toting badass

Rodney: Durbin Echs- Merchant marine engineer and mechanic

 

Music: Action and Adventure by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

Aug 21, 2020

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 15

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

[Your eyes do not decieve you. Tales of the Laughing Fishwife Episode 14 was lost is a catastrophic hard drive failure. Though not as good as the episode, Steve offers a detailed recap.]

 

A rag-tag band of miscreants has taken possession of an abandoned Far Trader and has set out into the Spinward Reach in search of treasure and gas money. Can they unravel the mystery of TWILIGHT'S PEAK?.

 

This week: The team makes preparations to double-cross the Iron Lung. While Durbin repairs damage to the air raft caused by Jenghe's caustic cloud, McHale and Doreen head over to the Scout base to secure some needed parts. The trip is complicated by McHale's marital history and the long-standing rivalry between the Imperial Navy and the Scouts.

 

Cast

Steve: GM

Wes: "Earnest" Ernie McHale- Former Naval officer and pencil-pusher

Nick: Doreen Smith- Criminal on the run

Molly: Lady Allie Wayan- Gun-toting badass

Rodney: Durbin Echs- Merchant marine engineer and mechanic

 

Music: Action and Adventure by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

Aug 14, 2020

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 13

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

A rag-tag band of miscreants has taken possession of an abandoned Far Trader and has set out into the Spinward Reach in search of treasure and gas money. Can they unravel the mystery of TWILIGHT'S PEAK?.

 

This week: McHale makes a deal to sell the weapons stashed aboard the Fishwife, but the crew and the Iron Lung clan are attacked by a group of masked assailants. The crew agrees to recover some valuable artifacts on behalf of the clan.

 

Cast

Steve: GM

Wes: "Earnest" Ernie McHale- Former Naval officer and pencil-pusher

Nick: Doreen Smith- Criminal on the run

Molly: Lady Allie Wayan- Gun-toting badass

Rodney: Durbin Echs- Merchant marine engineer and mechanic

 

Music: Action and Adventure by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

Aug 7, 2020

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 12

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

A rag-tag band of miscreants has taken possession of an abandoned Far Trader and has set out into the Spinward Reach in search of treasure and gas money. Can they unravel the mystery of TWILIGHT'S PEAK?.

 

This week: With McHale free and Roger safely nestled into Low Passage, the Fishwife and her crew head to the thousand thousand islands of Jenghe to unload their illicit cargo. 

 

Cast

Steve: GM

Wes: "Earnest" Ernie McHale- Former Naval officer and pencil-pusher

Nick: Doreen Smith- Criminal on the run

Molly: Lady Allie Wayan- Gun-toting badass

Rodney: Durbin Echs- Merchant marine engineer and mechanic

 

Music: Action and Adventure by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

Jul 31, 2020

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 11

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

A rag-tag band of miscreants has taken possession of an abandoned Far Trader and has set out into the Spinward Reach in search of treasure and gas money. Can they unravel the mystery of TWILIGHT'S PEAK?.

 

This week: Durbin and Doreen concoct a plan to free McHale from Uncle Bill's nephew, Roger. Will they succeed or will the Fishwife be grounded by the loss of a pilot?

 

Cast

Steve: GM

Wes: "Earnest" Ernie McHale- Former Naval officer and pencil-pusher

Nick: Doreen Smith- Criminal on the run

Molly: Lady Allie Wayan- Gun-toting badass

Rodney: Durbin Echs- Merchant marine engineer and mechanic

 

We hope you enjoy Monday Night Heroes' new opening theme. 

Music: Action and Adventure by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

Jul 24, 2020

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 10

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

A rag-tag band of miscreants has taken possession of an abandoned Far Trader and has set out into the Spinward Reach in search of treasure and gas money. Can they unravel the mystery of TWILIGHT'S PEAK?.

This week: The lottery caper was mostly a success, but their insurance policy causes a bit of trouble with Uncle Bill's nephew, Roger. Meanwhile, the void of space has left McHale in need of some companionship. As always, it gets him into a spot of hot water.

Cast

Steve: GM

Wes: "Earnest" Ernie McHale- Former Naval officer and pencil-pusher

Nick: Doreen Smith- Criminal on the run

Molly: Lady Allie Wayan- Gun-toting badass

Rodney: Durbin Echs- Merchant marine engineer and mechanic

 

We hope you enjoy Monday Night Heroes' new opening theme. 

Music: Action and Adventure by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

Jul 22, 2020

Microphones of Madness- Changa and the Jade Obelisk

Steve and Rodney discuss Changa and the Jade Obelisk, a graphic novel based on the novel by Milton Davis, from MV Media and 133Art. Grab a copy from the link below.

https://www.mvmediaatl.com/product-page/changa-and-the-jade-obelisk-1

Jul 17, 2020

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 9

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

A rag-tag band of miscreants has taken possession of an abandoned Far Trader and has set out into the Spinward Reach in search of treasure and gas money. Can they unravel the mystery of TWILIGHT'S PEAK?

This week: After somehow agreeing to rig the planet Regina's lottery in favor of local gangster Uncle Bill, the crew put their plan in motion. Like Mike Tyson said, everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face. 

Cast

Steve: GM

Wes: "Earnest" Ernie McHale- Former Naval officer and pencil-pusher

Nick: Doreen Smith- Criminal on the run

Molly: Lady Allie Wayan- Gun-toting badass

Rodney: Durbin Echs- Merchant marine engineer and mechanic

 

We hope you enjoy Monday Night Heroes' new opening theme. 

Music: Action and Adventure by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

 

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