May 5, 2021

Microphones of Madness- The Book of Yig

Steve and Rodney take a gander at the audio version of The Book of Yig: Revelations of the Serpent: A Cthulhu Mythos Anthology, a short anthology edited by David Hambling and Peter Rawlik. You can find links below.

Book of Yig: Print

Book of Yig (Audio)

Apr 30, 2021

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 51

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

The crew of a banged up Far Trader called The Laughing Fishwife blaze across the Spinward Main in search of profit, treasure, and adventure.

 

This week: Mistakes were made during the crew's rescue of Naiito Aiye. Now, the adorable band of ruffians must escape with Aiye, a clone, and a hard drive that may or may not contain Aiye's personality. 

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

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

Jay: Professor Issac Mac- Back off man, he’s a scientist!

Shawn: Juno Rico- Soldier of Fortune

 

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

Apr 23, 2021

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 50

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

The crew of a banged up Far Trader called The Laughing Fishwife blaze across the Spinward Main in search of profit, treasure, and adventure.

 

This week: The crew infiltrates the Magneto Dynamics base at the starport. Things turn south rather quickly as they split up to locate Naiito Aiye. 

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

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

Jay: Professor Issac Mac- Back off man, he’s a scientist!

Shawn: Juno Rico- Soldier of Fortune

 

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

Apr 21, 2021

Microphones of Madness- Ironsworn

Steve and Rodney make a vow to examine the co-op and solo experience of Ironsworn by Shawn Tomkin. The core rules are available for free at the link below. 

https://www.ironswornrpg.com/

Apr 16, 2021

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 49

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

The crew of a banged up Far Trader called The Laughing Fishwife blaze across the Spinward Main in search of profit, treasure, and adventure.

 

This week: With the protoplasmic guardian defeated, the crew descends further into the depths of the mysterious octagonal structure. Will they locate the pirate treasure or will the perils of the ancient ruin claim them?

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

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

Jay: Professor Issac Mac- Back off man, he’s a scientist!

Shawn: Juno Rico- Soldier of Fortune

 

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

Apr 9, 2021

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 48

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

The crew of a banged up Far Trader called The Laughing Fishwife blaze across the Spinward Main in search of profit, treasure, and adventure.

 

This week: The crew arrives at K'Kirka in need of some repairs. After getting things set up, they head off with Scurvy Stevens to search for his lost treasure. The hiding place holds more surprises than the crew bargained for.

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

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

Jay: Professor Issac Mac- Back off man, he’s a scientist!

Shawn: Juno Rico- Soldier of Fortune

 

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

Apr 7, 2021

Microphones of Madness- Agent of the Imperium

Steve and Rodney take a look at Agent of the Imperium, a novel by Mark Miller, creator of Traveller.

Pick it up at the link below.

https://www.amazon.com/Agent-Imperium-Marc-Miller/dp/1982125071/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8

Apr 2, 2021

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 47

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

The crew of a banged up Far Trader called The Laughing Fishwife blaze across the Spinward Main in search of profit, treasure, and adventure.

 

This week: Durbin and the gang blast off the fascist world of Rech with the planetary authorities hot on their tail. Will they make it to the jump point and the relative safety of K'Kirka or will they be blasted into oblivion? 

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

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

Jay: Professor Issac Mac- Back off man, he’s a scientist!

Shawn: Juno Rico- Soldier of Fortune

 

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

Mar 26, 2021

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 46

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

The crew of a banged up Far Trader called The Laughing Fishwife blaze across the Spinward Main in search of profit, treasure, and adventure.

 

This week: Our loveable band of spacers has really stepped in it this time. Durbin prepares the Fishwife for a hasty departure while the rest of the crew, with Aomine Aiye in tow, attempts to evade Rech's authorities. 

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

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

Jay: Professor Issac Mac- Back off man, he’s a scientist!

Shawn: Juno Rico- Soldier of Fortune

 

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

Mar 24, 2021

Microphones of Madness- Impossible Landscapes

This episode is uncut to preserve the hosts' original vision. 

Steve and Rodney uncover conspiracies and secrets as they explore Impossible Landscapes, a campaign for Delta Green written by Dennis Detwiller. You can grab a copy at the link below.

https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/344408/Delta-Green-Impossible-Landscapes?src=hottest

Mar 19, 2021

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 45

(Traveller LBB/ Cepheus Engine)

 

The crew of a banged up Far Trader called The Laughing Fishwife blaze across the Spinward Main in search of profit, treasure, and adventure.

 

This week: Durbin and the Vargr celebrate their deal and newfound friendship while Doreen, Rico, and the Prof cause some trouble for the local authorities. 

 

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

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

Jay: Professor Issac Mac- Back off man, he’s a scientist!

Shawn: Juno Rico- Soldier of Fortune

 

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

Mar 12, 2021

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 44

(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 Durbin is busy wheeling and dealing with some Vargr traders, the rest of the crew gets in over their heads at the mysterious facility. 

 

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

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

Jay: Professor Issac Mac- Back off man, he’s a scientist!

Shawn: Juno Rico- Soldier of Fortune

 

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

Mar 10, 2021

Microphones of Madness- Eda Blessed 2

Steve and Rodney return to Ki Khanga and take an early look at the latest collection of stories featuring Omari Ket, Eda Blessed 2. Although the book is not out just yet, catch up on the fantastic world of Ki Khanga at the links below.

MV Media

Eda Blessed

Ki Khanga: The Anthology

Priestess of NKu

The Bene's Daughter

Tower of the Saraloke

Beneath the Shining Jewel

Dembo's Ditty

Ki Khanga: The RPG (Basic Rules)

Ki Khanga: The RPG (OpenQuest)

 

Mar 5, 2021

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 43

(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: Wes returns! The crew continues their investigation into the disappearance of Naiito Aiye and construct an, as usual, overly elaborate plan to get out of the city to check out a secret facility. They did get a good price on beef though.

 

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: Doctor Dwight Blight- Purveyor of alternative medicine and sidekick of Professor Mac

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

Jay: Professor Issac Mac- Back off man, he’s a scientist!

Shawn: Juno Rico- Soldier of Fortune

 

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

Feb 26, 2021

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 42

(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: Aomine Aiye's brother has been taken by agents of Magneto Dynamics. With no other options, she turns to the crew of the Laughing Fishwife for help. The crew, always ready to pick a fight with the corporation, accepts and they travel to Rech. Aomine is immediately arrested as a terrorist, but a job is a job and they continue looking into the disappearance of Naiito Aiye. 

 

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: Doctor Dwight Blight- Purveyor of alternative medicine and sidekick of Professor Mac

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

Jay: Professor Issac Mac- Back off man, he’s a scientist!

Shawn: Juno Rico- Soldier of Fortune

 

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

Feb 24, 2021

Microphones of Madness- Null: A Pulp Cthulhu Sourcebook

Steve and Rodney venture into the far future and take a look at Null: A Pulp Cthulhu Sourcebook by J.P. Stephens. Grab a copy at Drive Thru RPG. 

Null: A Pulp Cthulhu Sourcebook

Feb 19, 2021

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 41

(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 makes preparations to depart for K'Kirka and the pirate treasure. A miscalculation sends the Fishwife way off course and forces them to backtrack. Will their bank account survive?

 

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: Doctor Dwight Blight- Purveyor of alternative medicine and sidekick of Professor Mac

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

Jay: Professor Issac Mac- Back off man, he’s a scientist!

Shawn: Juno Rico- Soldier of Fortune

 

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

Feb 12, 2021

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 40

(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 mystery of the time loop has been solved and the Fishwife's crew busy themselves with repairs and making plans to go after Scurvy Stevens' treasure.

 

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: Doctor Dwight Blight- Purveyor of alternative medicine and sidekick of Professor Mac

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

Jay: Professor Issac Mac- Back off man, he’s a scientist!

Shawn: Juno Rico- Soldier of Fortune

 

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

Feb 10, 2021

Microphones of Madness- Burning Chrome

Steve and Rodney jack in and discuss this classic collection of short stories from William Gibson.

Feb 5, 2021

(Actual Play) Tales of the Laughing Fishwife 39

(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 thinks they have figured out how to break the time loop and have concocted what could be a plan, but it brings them into conflict with their most dangerous adversaries yet...themselves. 

 

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: Doctor Dwight Blight- Purveyor of alternative medicine and sidekick of Professor Mac

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

Jay: Professor Issac Mac- Back off man, he’s a scientist!

Shawn: Juno Rico- Soldier of Fortune

 

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

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