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A 1920s Appalachian Scenario

Family is everything in the Appalachian Mountains. When everyone else turns their backs, they will be there, waiting. They may not like you. They may even hate you. But there is a loyalty to blood that runs deep in those black soiled hollers.

Of Sorrow & Clay delves deep into the history of an old Moonshiner, Carson Taft, and his family. At the ripe old age of 89 he has gone missing is the deep forests of James Holler in Kentucky. Telling his neighor Jack, that he is going to see his first wife Sadie who disappeared some 45 years earlier and never found. Carson himself is now missing a good few days now, and Jack has gathering the Carson's family and friends to help search the dark woods in hopes to find the old fool. 

Created for a one-shot special mini series presented and run by Ain't Slayed Nobody, with Cam Collins from The Old Gods of Appalachia and Becca Scott from The Calyx as guest players. Written by Graeme Patrick winner of Chaosium's 2019 Cult of Chaos writers competition.

Inside: 22 pages of dark adventure, 5 Taft Family Pregens with deep connections to the story, 2 High Res Handouts


 
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Ed S June 16, 2022 11:30 pm UTC
The only problem with the Ain't Slayed Nobody podcasts is they are too polished, too seamless. Some, if not all, of the sound effects are added in post production and that's ok. However, given the almost perfect interactions/reactions between the GM and the players, we are left with two choices. Either the cast are as their title implies--actors reading/ad libbing from their provided scripts--or the episodes are extremely, heavily edited by cuppycup.

To get a true sense of a scenario, I want to hear the 'actual play' in it's entirety, warts and all. I enjoy listening to the occasional rule check interruptions, all the player gaffs, GM snafu's, the pauses when the player is deciding what they want to do or when the GM is silently scanning a section so he doesn't mangle the upcoming encounter and the players are plotting/chatting in the background.

You know what I mean --all the normal things that happen when you set down at the table with your friends and you're having a good game. ...See more
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Ain't Slayed N June 17, 2022 12:45 am UTC
That’s fair criticism, and the style doesn’t appeal to everyone. It’s a combination of both things you said. The gameplay content is heavily edited to make interactions feel closer to audio drama than a night at the table. And some NPCs are replaced by scripted voice acting in post production. We have several video actual plays that are what you’re looking for but not for this scenario.
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Ed S June 17, 2022 1:15 am UTC
We (me and the wife) were early listeners... what was it, three, three and half years ago the podcasts started? We drifted away due the reasons mentioned above. The Scott Dorward episodes were fun to listen to. Thanks for the heads up on the video actual plays, we'll check those out!
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Christopher B May 31, 2022 6:14 pm UTC
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This is both a seriously great scenario and a brilliant subject for a starter party to tackle as it is a slickly written and well plotted one shot. Ideal for convention plays or as a starting point for new roleplayers it is short but brutal and has real claustrophobic settings. Graeme Patrick has created a really stunning scenario and i loved the Ain't Slayed Nobody play through with its star studded cast. Bloody awesome.
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