Mask of the Pirate Queen – Prelude

We join a convoy en route to Saleucami and step onto the bridge of the frigate Censure as Captain Riles receives a special report.

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Mask of the Pirate Queen Introduction – Brit

To kick off Mask of the Pirate Queen, we’d like to introduce you to the newest member of the Heroes of the Hydian Way team: Brit.

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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…

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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.

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237 – The Starting Character Tale

A longtime patron got in touch with us about something that was on their mind and we thought it would make a good episode. This is talking about what do you give characters to start with and how do you guide them into directions your story might want to put on display.

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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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236 – The Force Majeure Tale

We have Adam Beltane on from the Force Majeure Podcast to talk about their experience with running their games, how they prepare, and how they got into the fun of Star Wars Roleplaying

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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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235 – The Escort Tale

We looked to a list of RPG plots and figured out many ways of making them work, from escorting NPCs to transporting items, to what happens when you find a ghost ship?

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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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234 The Variable Party Tale

We talk about the need of theatrics at the table and how and why the need grows the less you know the players at the table as well as how it can become harder to do at the table.

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Intermission Episode 2 – “Two Ships, One Family Part 1”

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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The Trope Tale

Tropes get brought up quite a bit, we’ve heard it so much, from how a scene is hollow because there isn’t anything else attached to the trope to how some tropes repeated enough can be harmful to your own gaming table.

We talk about how this happens and how to deal better with tropes.

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The Writers Block Tale

Rissa ran into writers block and we go through a few ways of inspiration while doing a very good method of talking out what lead to the indecision.

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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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The Clue Path Tale

We talk with Leslie from Heroes and get questions about how to make sure your adventures don’t hit dead walls when giving players paths forward, especially with setting scenes and making sure that clues are actual clues.

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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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The Branded Tale

I got watching the Bumblebee trailer and then wouldn’t stop talking about it, so Rissa and I got talking about how to bring our more favorite franchises into being used in Genesys and Star Wars.

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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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The Environmental Tale

We look at environments and how to make them matter to your players who have taken talents and species that would make use of them. We also talk about how to lead the way in getting the most use out of an environment

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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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The Social Tale

We’re back and talking social skills, how we use them, how the intent of the rolls are a good indication of how they should be adjudicated, and how two skills can be used for the same roll

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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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