Hydian Force – A Crossover Event

Force Majeure and the Heroes of the Hydian Way are very proud to present this crossover episode!

A Besalisk in need of specialist help.
A Gand droid-tech in search of a weapon worthy of a name.
Two droid chaperones from wildly different worlds.
A Rodian with an insatiable hunger for juice boxes.

As these two worlds collide, who knows what might ensue! Join us, as Ben Yendall from the Hydian Way weaves their magic over a certain shop in Cynabale…

Dramatis Personae

Ben Yendall as the GM (The Hydian Way)

Kristine Chester is playing the Gand Droid Tech – Kaav (The Hydian Way)
Leslie Trautman is playing the Droid Hired Gun – 13-1LL “Billie”
Adam Beltaine is playing the Besalisk Sentinel – Tikus Bar
Miriam Nicholas is playing the Droid Hired Gun – R-01 “Roy”

Editing by Adam Beltaine
Season 2 Album Art by Jay Simpson

Music by “Cold Sober” and “The Show Must Be Go” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) & “Dome City Centre” and “Alien Machine Shop” by Tabletop Audio

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Trouble Brewing – Crafting with Kaav Episode 1

When you bring a Droid Tech to the party, there’s bound to be crafting (Kraavfting?). This episode finds Kaav building a family of droids and other sundries for the crew of The Sky on Fire.

Dramatis Personae

Ben Yendall as the GM

Kristine Chester is playing the Gand Technician – Kaav

Editing by Kristine Chester
Hydian Hunters Theme by Chris Ing
Kaav & K-1 Portrait by Jocelyn Robinson

We can be found on Twitter @TheHydianWay
On the Internet at TheHydianWay.com
on iTunes and Google Podcasts
as well as Facebook

You can support us on Patreon or donate us a ko-fi

Heroes of the Hydian Way is not endorsed by The Walt Disney Company, Lucasfilm Ltd., or Fantasy Flight Games and is intended for entertainment purposes only. All Star Wars names, characters, and logos, "Trouble Brewing", and Edge of the Empire are copyright their respective trademark or copyright holders.

Kaverns & Krayt Dragons Episode 2

Aboard the Sky on Fire, five friends gather together to play a little game called Kaverns & Krayt Dragons.

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Kaverns & Krayt Dragons Episode 1

Aboard the Sky on Fire, five friends gather together to play a little game called Kaverns & Krayt Dragons.

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Intermission Episode 2.5 – “Two Ships, One Family Part 2”

Having flown the Vagrant to Sleheyron, Vuren Afa conducts repairs on his new ship as he prepares to depart the Sky on Fire and begin a fresh start on the edge of the empire.

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Intermission Episode 1 – “Adopt Your Local Doctor”

Freshly paid and with the Sky on Fire undergoing repairs, the crew takes some much needed downtime. Meanwhile Kaav continues to pursue the crafting job for the Hutt Lord Thakba Besadii Diori and check on their old friend in Thakba’s employ, the Pantoran Doctor Vastrano Til.

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Trouble Brewing Episode 13 – “Building Droids and Influencing Hutts”

Their hunt complete, the crew of the Sky on Fire travel to Sleheyron to meet with Thakba Besadii Diori in the hopes that their payday has finally arrived.

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Heroes Announcement

As alluded to in The Road Ahead Tale, we have an announcement regarding Heroes.

Trouble Brewing Episode 12.5 – “An Electrifying Conclusion Part 2”

Our heroes have boarded the YV-666 freighter Vagrant in search of their bounty, Bandon Doba. Having found the enraged Aqualish and suffered his wrath, we open on a Twi’lek gambler and a blaster pistol set to kill.

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Trouble Brewing Episode 12 – “An Electrifying Conclusion”

Our heroes have boarded the YV-666 freighter Vagrant in search of their bounty, Bandon Doba, only for Kaav to open a locked hatch and come face to face with their Aqualish quarry.

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Trouble Brewing Episode 11 – “Disruptive Habits”

Abandon ship! Riding on the wings of a jury-rigged Z-95 Headhunter, our heroes have come face to face with a YV-666 freighter and her laser cannons.

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The Single Shot Tale

Thinking about the one shots we’ve run, and how we’ve gone into preparing the adventures. We look at two vastly different styles of creating an experience for our players.

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The Road Ahead Tale

We talk about what 2018 has brought to the show and where we’re planning to take Heroes and Tales in the next year.

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Trouble Brewing Episode 10 – “Slimy, Yet Terrifying”

With the way clear, the Sky on Fire limps inside the asteroid hideout of Bandin Dobah and begins their investigation at a mysterious ship they’ve found abandoned.

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Trouble Brewing Episode 9 – “Dealing With Something Ugly”

In orbit of a giant asteroid and having tripped a droid starfighter alarm system, the Sky on Fire and her crew move quickly to engage and take out the threat.

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Trouble Brewing Episode 8 – “Safety Features”

Popping out of hyperspace in front of a huge asteroid, Kaav has crashed Sky on Fire, badly damaging the freighter’s shield generator. In unknown territory, the crew take stock of the damage and the dangers that surround them.

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Trouble Brewing Episode 7 – “Gand Entrance”

Having dispatched Daro Blunt and rescued R4-W9, Barawyn, Kaav, Vuren, and Billie depart Formos determined to follow the trail back to their quarry.

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The Twydian Way Part 2

You unlock this hyperlane with the key of astrogation. Beyond it is another dimension, a dimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind. You’re moving into a galaxy of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas. You’ve just crossed over into the Twydian Way.

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The Twydian Way Part 1

You unlock this hyperlane with the key of astrogation. Beyond it is another dimension, a dimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind. You’re moving into a galaxy of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas. You’ve just crossed over into the Twydian Way.

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Trouble Brewing Episode 6 – “Capers and Cave-Ins”

After facing down the vile Daro Blunt and his gang of smugglers, the crew make their way to the flophouse. What will they find inside? Will Billie be able to keep Kaav away from the blasters? Will Vuren ever discover how to turn off the annoying ringtone on his pilfered comlink?

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Trouble Brewing Episode 5 – “Blunt Force Trauma”

Following a lead Billie gained playing sabaac, the crew traveled to a flophouse in Formos’s industrial sector, but were stopped in their tracks by blaster fire. Wild blaster shots, tail sweeps, and a stolen forklift later Barawyn, Billie, Vuren, and Kaav are entrenched in a fight against the smuggler Daro Blunt and his gang.

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Trouble Brewing Episode 4 – “Waylaid at the Warehouse”

Frightened, embarrassed, and statically charged, the crew of Sky on Fire reunite to look over their leads for the smuggler Bandon Doba.

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Trouble Brewing Episode 3 – “Locks, Shocks, and One Smoking Selonian”

Having gained information on a dangerous but potentially lucrative bounty: Bandon Doba, and having thoroughly embarrassed themselves, Vuren, Kaav, Barawyn, and 13-1LL prepare to leave the Biscuit Baron with their Rodians, half a protocol droid, and remaining few biscuits in tow.

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Trouble Brewing Episode 2 – “This Gand Doesn’t Have a Kloo Horn”

In pursuit of their new friend Vreebo and with a fresh droid carcass in hand, the crew of Sky on Fire finally arrive at the Formos Biscuit Baron.

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Trouble Brewing Episode 1 – “The Strange Incident of the Droid in the Dark”

The crew of Sky on Fire: Vuren, a Twi’lek gambler who won his freedom; 13-1LL, a one time sabacc dealing droid that Vuren won in a card game; the Gand kloo-horn fanatic and mechanic Kaav; and the Fire‘s captain and bounty hunter, the Selonian Barawyn, arrive on Formos to hear the great Fia Mund play in concert at the local Biscuit Baron. But, as this crew of misfit’s will soon discover, Formos is not like every other port of call.

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