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December 22, 2020  

2020 Holiday Special: Why the Grunch Swiped Crustmus

Join the Mayer family in this family-friendly holiday special! 

Will DMs a snow-covered adventure in the hills around Cliffshire on Crustmus morning as a family of Halflings and their adopted Owling daughter try and save Crustmus Day from the clutches of the local Muppet-like hermit known as the Grunch! But obstacles such as sabretooth housecats, history lessons, and lumpy snow creatures all threaten to block their path! Can the Goodfeather family overcome these obstacles or will the Halflings of Cliffshire go hungry this Crustmus?

Starring:
Aimee as the Halfling mommy-cleric, Marigold Goodfeather
10-year-old Isaiah as the Halfling frenzy barbarian big brother, Merjon Gunderson-Goodfeather
8-year-old Aliyah as the adopted Owling hoarder-thief sister Owliyah Goodfeather
6-year-old Ember as the shape-shifting Halfling druid little sister, Leah Goodfeather

October 23, 2020  

Bonus Episodes: Helix: Part 7 of 8

Tommy, Jessica, and Lexy find themselves in Buffalo at the mysterious Simultrek warehouse where they may learn more about the mystery that prompted the mysterious visits in Willowbrook. All of which may prove useful if they ever get back out.

September 18, 2020  

Bonus Episodes: Helix: Part 6 of 8

When Tommy, Jessica, and Lexy go on the run, things go sideways in Willowbrook.

September 3, 2020  

D8Night Remote: Chaos Out of Order – 007 No More Secrets

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Now knowing the source of the ship’s malfunction, Stamps, Sparky, Gus, and Octane try to deal with the Nilmerg that is creating the chaos in the interior of their interplanar vessel. 

Premium Subscribers get early access to this campaign. If you subscribe and want to text chat while you listen live, visit our Discord server and message the Game Mom with your subscription e-mail.

August 21, 2020  

Bonus Episodes: Helix: Part 5 of 8

Tommy, Jessica, and Lexy return home from camp to find that people are looking for them.

August 6, 2020  

D8Night Remote: Chaos Out of Order – 004 Spare the Dying

Stamps and Sparky find themselves stuck in some sort of horror movie loop as they try to help an old friend.

Players/Characters:

Josh: In this episode Josh takes over as Game Master 
Crash: SP4RK1 "Sparky" Monodrone Rogue Guard 
Mike: 5T4MP(s) "Stamps" Monodrone Cleric Screw-Forger
Will: This arc Will’s character is determined by the mission tag “Ghost Recon” given to him by the GM.

Premium Subscribers get early access to this campaign. If you subscribe and want to text chat while you listen live, visit our Discord server and message the Game Mom with your subscription e-mail. Sessions tend to be Thursday evenings at 7:00 PM EST. Discord link available at d8nightpodcast.com.

July 30, 2020  

D8Night Remote: Chaos Out of Order – 003 Paper Savior

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In this episode, the crew find themselves dealing with the remainder of the 1990s Marconi field they uncovered in the previous episode

Players/Characters:

Crash: SP4RK1 "Sparky" Monodrone Rogue Guard 
Mike: 5T4MP "Stamp" Monodrone Cleric Screw-Forger
Josh: RU5-T Duodrone Rogue Blacksmith Assistant 
Will: G1-G0 "Gigo" Tridrone Sorcerer Tour Guide

Premium Subscribers get early access to this campaign. If you subscribe and want to text chat while you listen live, visit our Discord server and message the Game Mom with your subscription e-mail. Sessions tend to be Thursday evenings at 7:00 PM EST. Discord link available at d8nightpodcast.com.

July 17, 2020  

Bonus Episodes: Helix: Part 4 of 8

When Jessica, Tommy, Lexy, and the rest of the campers head to the wild camp, things get a little wilder than anyone bargained for.

July 8, 2020  

D8Night Remote: Chaos Out of Order - Session 0

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An exclusive episode for BTS subscribers where we set up the parameters for our new D8 Night Remote Campaign: Chaos Out of Order. 

In this campaign, a crew of Modron Monodrones, Duodrones, and a Tridrone commander set off into the Astral Plane, where alternating GMs create out of this world encounters.

Players/Characters:

Crash: SP4RK1 "Sparky" Monodrone Rogue Guard 
Mike: 5T4MP "Stamp" Monodrone Cleric Screw-Forger
Josh: RU5-T Duodrone Rogue Blacksmith Assistant 
Will: G1-G0 "Gigo" Tridrone Sorcerer Tour Guide

Premium Subscribers get early access to this campaign. If you subscribe and want to text chat while you listen live, visit our Discord server and message the Game Mom with your subscription e-mail. Sessions tend to be Tuesday evenings at 7:00 PM EST. Discord link available at d8nightpodcast.com.

June 19, 2020  

Bonus Episodes: Helix: Part 3 of 8

Tommy and Jessica settle into camp where a mysterious man shows up looking for Lexy.

May 15, 2020  

Bonus Episodes: Helix: Part 2 of 8

Jessica, Tommy, and Lexy visit Carraway’s Arcade and share a very unusual experience.

April 24, 2020  

Bonus Episodes: Helix: Part 1 of 8

Jessica and Tommy Stevenson spend a morning in New Shine at McDonald’s and Chuck E. Cheese giving us an introduction to what normal life is like in the sleepy little upstate town of Willowbrook, NY. 

March 21, 2020  

Bonus Episodes: Helix: Session 0

In this bonus arc, Jessica and Tommy Stevenson find themselves caught up in conspiracy in the sleepy little upstate town of Willowbrook, New York.

In episode 0, we complete the character creation process in the Kids on Bikes system and explore the connections our characters have to each other. Finally, Will reveals a few things about the town, and Mike and Aimee collaboratively add to its history, composition, and folklore.

February 15, 2020  

Bonus Episodes: Clean Up Crew: Cloud Recovery Services (Part 6/6)

In the conclusion of this bonus arc, the Clean Up Crew attempt to complete their journey into the Dark Web to confront the infamous Spider Queen.

January 18, 2020  

Bonus Episodes: Clean Up Crew: Cloud Recovery Services (Part 5/6)

In the continuation of this bonus arc, the Clean Up Crew find themselves wandering through Drow-filled tunnels in search of the Spider Queen.

December 14, 2019  

Bonus Episodes: Clean Up Crew: Cloud Recovery Services (Part 4/6)

In the continuation of this bonus arc, the Clean Up Crew (without Cash, but with the addition of Warden the Dragonborn Fighter), make their way to the Silk Road in search of the backup records rumored to have been taken from the Cloud Eyrie by the Spider Queen

November 15, 2019  

Bonus Episodes: Clean Up Crew: Cloud Recovery Services (Part 3/6)

In part 3 of this bonus arc, the Clean Up Crew continue their time in the Cloud Eyrie, but find that when they signed on for this quest, they may have gotten themselves tangled in a web more complex than they initially expected.

October 18, 2019  

Bonus Episodes: Clean Up Crew: Cloud Recovery Services (Part 2/6)

In the continuation of this bonus arc, the Clean Up Crew seeks admittance into the Owling's Hall of Records. But before they can gain admittance, they must face several obstacles (both procedural and physical).

September 20, 2019  

Bonus Episodes: Clean Up Crew: Cloud Recovery Services (Part 1/6)

This 6 episode bonus arc takes place on the Island of Lumosh in the wake of the destruction in Silvaire's Blessing wrought by Durn and Kip during season 1. Cashtel, Sharpcheek, Malach Greycastle, and a yet-unnamed Firbolg are tasked with visiting an Owling Eyrie to obtain the backup records from Silvaire's Blessing's wrecked financial district in order to restore order to the city. 

August 23, 2019  

Players’ Perspectives: Takeshi’s Games

In this episode of Player’s Perspectives, Will, Aimee, and Mike discuss Takeshi's Games, the revelations of their discussion with the count himself, and their favorite (and not so favorite) NPCs.

August 14, 2019  

Off Book: Level 5

In this episode of Behind the Screens: Off Book, Keira, Durn, Ahrin, and the Grease Wizard move up to level 5 and Ahrin explores the possibility of a new class path. Listen in as they choose new abilities and possibly even hats.

June 14, 2019  

Bonus Episodes: The Continent of Breakfast: Butter Pat’s Cube of Power

In this bonus episode, Will improvises as GM for a session of a kid's RPG called "No Thank You, Evil!"

A princess named Moana, a fighter named Aragorn, and a spy named Petey visit FlapJasckonville and Syrupcuse to try tot restore power to Butter Pat's Fun Emporium and Rollercoastertorium.

Players include Aimee, 9-year-old Isaiah, and 7-year-old Aliyah.

May 8, 2019  

Bonus Episodes: Beneath the Ten Thousand Cities: Part 5

In a battle worthy of Ray Harryhausen himself, our adventurers square off against their final foe in this exciting conclusion of Beneath the 10,000 Cities!

Players in this episode: Josh Smith as Sharpcheek, 8-year old Isaiah Mayer as the Sorcerer of the Elements, and Audio Engineer Aimee Mayer as the Firbolg Druid.

April 5, 2019  

Bonus Episodes: Beneath the Ten Thousand Cities: Part 4

In the last episode, our heroes managed to cross the underground river and sneak up on a Leucrotta that has been the source of the screaming in the caverns. In this episode, they take some time to feed the fish before eventually finding themselves face to face with the Psychic Spider that has trapped them in its energy web.

Players in this episode: Josh Smith as Sharpcheek, 8-year old Isaiah Mayer as the Sorcerer of the Elements, and Audio Engineer Aimee Mayer as the Firbolg Druid.

Stay tuned next month for the exciting conclusion to this adventure!

March 22, 2019  

Bonus Episodes: Beneath the Ten Thousand Cities: Part 3

In part 3 of this one-shot, our adventurers encounter a choke point and a water hazard in their quest to escape from beneath the 10,000 Cities. And, for better or worse, they get a little bit more insight into the thing that is hunting them. Players in this episode: Josh Smith as Sharpcheek, 8-year old Isaiah Mayer as the Sorcerer of the Elements, and Audio Engineer Aimee Mayer as the Firbolg Druid.

February 22, 2019  

Bonus Episodes: Beneath the Ten Thousand Cities: Part 2

In the last episode, our heroes stumbled into a cave full of piercers that ambushed them and knocked the Sorcerer of the Elements unconscious. In this part we see if he’s down for the count and left for dead or if all three of these strangers figure out a way to get out of this fight alive.

Players in this episode: Josh Smith as Sharpcheek, 8-year old Isaiah Mayer as the Sorcerer of the Elements, and Audio Engineer Aimee Mayer as the Firbolg Druid.

Stay tuned next month for Part 3 of 5!

January 25, 2019  

Bonus Episodes: Beneath the Ten Thousand Cities: Part 1

In this unedited one-shot, Sharpcheek the gnome rogue, the Monster Hunter Firbolg Druid, and the Sorcerer of the Elements find themselves in the caverns beneath the Ten Thousand Cities. They didn’t come here together, but quickly learn that if they want to get out in some form other than the slowly dissolving sludge that runs along the culverts nearby, they are going to have to work together to get out.

Players in this episode: Josh Smith in his first D&D session, 8-year old Isaiah Mayer, and Audio Engineer Aimee Mayer.

Stay tuned next month for Part 2 of 5!

July 27, 2018  

Actual Play: DMed by an 8-Year-Old: “Made up Monsters”

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In this episode of Behind the Screens, listen as Will and Aimee's 8 year old son runs a few encounters he created. Aimee and Will play through his homebrew elements - including a battle with a Snoots. Yup. A Snoots.

June 29, 2018  

S1E019 AND A HALF! (Kalman’s Side Quest)

When two NPCs started talking, Will joked that he would record an episode by himself. 

This is that episode. 

What happens when an NPC goes on a sidequest all his own? Find out in Kalman's Side Quest. 

June 15, 2018  

Game Master’s Guide to Episode 18

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In episode 18, our heroes faced a puzzle involving bells and a vault in a crypt beneath the Temple of the First Land. 

In this edition of Game Master's Guide, Will describes the different potential solutions, outcomes, and pitfalls he created for this encounter. 

April 26, 2018  

Actual Play: The Mine of Durngen and Dragon, Part 1

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In this episode, Behind The Screens: The Mine of Durngen and Dragon, Part 1, we give Sam a chance to DM a one-off to celebrate our oldest’s birthday, since he’s also addicted to Dungeons and Dragons. Will they find the treasure? Or will our adventurers find more than they bargained for....

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