Now that the crew of the Broken Promise have decisively retaken their from the bugbear pirate admiral Gnash, what surprises await them on board? In this episode, our heroes get reacquainted with Gretchen van Fleet, Tyria Silverspray, and other members of the Broken Promise crew, and they find out what the bugbears have done with their ship! Please listen now to episode 185, “The Road to Madness, Part 1,” or subscribe via iTunes, Zune, or plain old RSS!
This episode features the following segments:
I call for your initiative roll.
The Staging Area
I briefly summarize the campaign backstory and review the situation at the end of “Cold Air, Part 6.”
The Weather Report
Our heroes get reacquainted with Gretchen van Fleet, Tyria Silverspray, and other members of the Broken Promise crew as they assess the modifications the bugbear pirates made to the ship.
The Crew Manifest
This episode features Alan (Tailer), Jacob (Lithian), Jay (Tyria), Sam (Zebith), and Steve (Alard) in their usual roles. Jason and Matt couldn’t join us, so Nathan played Alanso and Jay ran Bost as a companion character.
The Prop Shop
I explain a little bit of my motive behind the “steampunk” turn in the adventure.
As always, our theme and bumper music comes from “Racing the Wind” and “Gallows Jig,” from the album Phantoms of the High Seas by Nox Arcana, ©2008 Monolith Graphics. “The Road to Madness” also features, in the background, several tracks from Erdenstern’s album Into the White, © 2010 Erdenstern. All tracks are used by permission of the copyright holders.
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