GMI E64 The Obsidian Monolith AP Session 03 Part 2 - Bugbusters

This is the final episode of the first adventure. The PCs have a rematch with a slicer beetle and another encounter with the culovas. 

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Obsidian Monolith Episodes of Game Master's Journey

OM 01 - Preparing for an Adventure
OM 02 - Laying the Foundation for your Campaign
OM 03 - Location, Location, Location
OM 04 - Prepping and Running a Numenera Session
OM 05 - The Town of Bonespir
OM 06 - The Windmill in the Woods
OM 07 - Connecting Adventures Together
OM 08 - The Village of the Culovas
OM 09 - The Machine of the Emols
OM 10 - The Conclusion of the Campaign

Actual Play (Audio)

Session 01 Part 1 - The Town of Bonespir
Session 01 Part 2 - The Windmill in the Woods
Session 01 Part 3 - Inside the Windmill
Session 02 Part 1 - The Swarm from Hell
Session 02 Part 2 - Numenera Hunters
Session 03 Part 1 - The Order of Tianma
Session 03 Part 2 - Bugbusters
Session 04 Part 1 - The Man They Called Zain
Session 04 Part 2 - Madame Saydle's Wondrous Soup

Actual Play (Video)

The YouTube playlist includes the first session and sessions 8-12.

Cast of Characters:

Brian Kearns as Kalow, a graceful jack who talks to machines.

Craig Edwards as Zain, a strong-willed glaive who focuses mind over matter.

Jon Wright as Tianma, a clumsy jack who commands mental powers.  

Written & GM’ed by yours truly, Lex Starwalker

One player is missing—Jeremy Land who plays Ferrous, a cruel nano who needs no weapon.

Monte Cook's article on Alternate Reality Sessions for handling player absence 

I talk about this method in some detail in episode 22 of GM Intrusions.

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