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  1. In which Eddy and Dixie interview developers Ian A. A. Watson and Chris Allen about Victorian Mage, currently funded on Indiegogo! What is this book called? How do you fit so much into one book?? We had to address colonialism and imperialism, obviously. Chris is the history guy and Ian is the Mage guy! Why is Ian here, anyway? What’s Chris’ Mage history? A bit on the process of diluting Mage lore into one book How they picked what historical events to include Some more on imperialism Mage history that had to go in! Mimes? More historical tidbits! How does magick work differently in th
  2. http://theonyxpath.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/TC-New-Paths-210x300.jpg Now available in advance PDF from DriveThruRPG: Trinity Continuum: New Lives, a Storypath Tasty Bit! The Paths included in the Trinity Continuum Core Rulebook provide a solid foundation from which to create a character. However, the list is by no means exhaustive. Here, we provide new Origin and Role Paths to expand the options available for character creation, as well as a variety of new Skill Tricks. These Paths and Skill Tricks are designed for use with the Trinity Continuum Core Rulebook but are suit
  3. Follow along as Max Mercer, a cunning daredevil with extraordinary luck, leads an amazing group of daring humans known only as the Aeon Society. These heroes travel all over the world to investigate strange phenomena, right wrongs, and protect the innocent. This week’s episode: A Missing Teammate! What plans does the villainous Dr. Zorbo have for his death ray? Will the Aeon Society be able to find him? And who is the owner of that mysterious voice? Look for Trinity Continuum: Adventure! on Kickstarter soon! Written by Eddy Webb Directed by Drew Profit and Austin Beach Sound Design
  4. http://theonyxpath.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Victorian-Video-Splash.jpgMage: The Ascension 20th Anniversary Edition: Victorian Age is now live on Indiegogo! Within this book you will find details of the state of the great magickal powers in this era: the Order of Reason, preparing for their metamorphosis into the Technocratic Union and riding upon the great beast of Empire; the Council of Nine, now merely eight, caught in infighting and looking for a new peer; and the Crafts, the manifold practices of magick across the world, who fight to save their peoples from conquest and exploitat
  5. http://theonyxpath.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Gaydos-Victorian-Mage-1.jpg Go, Go, Go! Go over to Indiegogo! That’s right, the Deluxe Mage 20th Anniversary Edition: Victorian Age crowd funding campaign is going to start on Indiegogo tomorrow, Tuesday the 23rd, at 2pm Eastern US time! Here’s the link to the pre-launch page, if you want to sign up to be alerted, or just be ready come 2pm tomorrow! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/victorian-mage-ttrpg/coming_soon What? But why after 50 Kickstarter campaigns would you drop it for Indiegogo, Rich? (Says somebody hypotheti
  6. http://theonyxpath.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Chicago-By-Night-cover-232x300.jpgChicago by Night Today is the first day of Virtual Horror Con! We’re celebrating with some great sales over the VHC weekend: Our partners at Indie Press Revolution have a 30% discount on select products from Scarred Lands, Vampire: The Masquerade, Changeling: The Dreaming, Dystopia Rising: Evolution, and Realms of Pugmire! On the DriveThruRPG side, we’ve got a number of fantastic PDF bundles: Scarred Lands VTT They Came from Beneath the Sea! V5 Chicago (today is also Chicago by Night’s 1 ye
  7. In which Dixie, Matthew, and Eddy discuss a myriad of topics, from Mummy: The Curse, to COVID, to the best, most elite RPG characters! The ongoing plight of living in lockdown Mummy: The Curse released to backers! The worst kind of character, in Eddy’s opinion What makes a character really function and feel rewarding in a game Dixie, Eddy, and Matthew discuss their favourite characters Flaws, motivation, teamwork, and discussion with your GM Virtual Horror Con this weekend! Come visit our Discord Links: Gehenna Gaming: https://www.gehennagaming.com/ Virtual Horror Con 2021: http
  8. http://theonyxpath.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/SLCards_Yugmans-232x300.jpg Now available in advance PDF from DriveThruRPG: Spell Cards II: Yugman’s Guide for Scarred Lands! Pay Heed to the Wisdom of Yugman the Sage A century and a half after the Divine War, the titans lay defeated and scattered across Scarn and beyond. As the people of Ghelspad work to build a new world on the war-torn remnants of a fallen paradise, new heroes rise, and new threats emerge. Yugman the Sage brings an overview of these new heroes and villains, as well as the tools they use to rise to power. Scar
  9. Follow along as Max Mercer, a cunning daredevil with extraordinary luck, leads an amazing group of daring humans known only as the Aeon Society. These heroes travel all over the world to investigate strange phenomena, right wrongs, and protect the innocent. This week’s episode: An Ominous Voice! Why do the Nazis have a zeppelin over New York City? What are they planning to do with their death ray? And why is Doctor Primoris worried? Look for Trinity Continuum: Adventure! on Kickstarter soon! Written by Eddy Webb Directed by Drew Profit and Austin Beach Sound Design and Production b
  10. http://theonyxpath.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Mythos_EndoftheWorld-1024x1024.jpg Fhatgn. In Cthulhu-speak it means sleeping or dreaming. Which ties into our Scion: Dragon dragons and their shared memories in a kind of parallel way, creating a thematic connection to Scion: Masks of the Mythos with but a word. Another word that ties them together is “ending”, which their shared Kickstarter is, in a few days. It has been a delightful run with this KS, and thanks to all of our backers who have made it so with pledges and commentary. We had to devise a few extra Stretch Goal pro
  11. In which Eddy wraps up his Trinity game for Dixie and Matthew! Content Warning: References to human trafficking and drug use Recap Game We like Trinity core Dragon and Mythos: The Sitcom! Links: Scion Dragon and Masks of the Mythos: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/200664283/scion-dragon-and-scion-masks-of-the-mythos-for-scion-2e Onyx Path YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheOnyxPath Onyx Path Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/theonyxpath Onyx Path Discord: https://discord.gg/5uckcBk View the full article
  12. http://theonyxpath.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Tales-of-Aquatic-Terror-232x300.jpg Now available in PDF and print from DriveThruRPG: Tales of Aquatic Terror for They Came from Beneath the Sea! Terence and Judith hadn’t been away from shore longer than three days, but already the luxury cruise was alleviating their accumulated stresses. No working grind for a month, the kids safely ensconced in the best boarding school money could afford, and none of the neighbor’s irritatingly mundane tales of clogged garbage disposals and weeds in need of pulling. This was the life. As the coupl
  13. Follow along as Max Mercer, a cunning daredevil with extraordinary luck, leads an amazing group of daring humans known only as the Aeon Society. These heroes travel all over the world to investigate strange phenomena, right wrongs, and protect the innocent. This week’s episode: Terror from the Skies! Did Danger Ace survive the crash? Why has the city been dark for days? And what about the strange energy readings? Look for Trinity Continuum: Adventure! on Kickstarter soon! Written by Eddy Webb Directed by Drew Profit and Austin Beach Sound Design and Production by Austin Beach Mu
  14. http://theonyxpath.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Marco_02.jpg That’s the answer to the riddle: What do you get if you mix D&D‘s Tiamat with Cthulhu? Now, if you take out the D&D part, the answer could also be our ongoing Scion: Dragon and Scion: Masks of the Mythos dual Kickstarter that still has over a week to run! We’re over 1700 backers, which is awesome, and thanks to everyone who has already jumped onboard the project. Please do mention this to everybody you know who loves dragons and/or the Cthulhu Mythos! There is a lot there for everyone, and every backer updat
  15. In which Dixie and Eddy interview Gehenna Gaming’s Rick Wheeler regarding Virtual Horror Con 2021! Is the guest a man or a boy? The future of conventions, panels, and actual plays Blood-Dimmed Tides! Forgetting and organising content, and the Red Opera RPG Cutting the weakest link from the Pathcast Eddy was plagiarized by a dog shelter! 25 minutes in, Eddy starts the interview… Who are Gehenna Gaming and what do they do? Participating in the RPG industry as an enthusiastic audience as well as being professionals Getting more people into roleplaying The benefits of a happier, healthi
  16. http://theonyxpath.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/EsotericaofMars-232x300.jpg Now available in PDF and print from DriveThruRPG: Esoterica of Mars for Cavaliers of Mars! Abundant water! Rampant crime! Wealth and squalor beyond compare! And the best place on Mars to drink when you’re broke. Welcome to Vance, city of canals and chicanery! Meanwhile, the exiled queen dwells deep in the Labyrinth of Night. She is Yazora, witch-warlord of Venus, and though she has built a cathedral city to her own glory, her very palace imprisons her. The heroes could free her, and her wish to travel Mars
  17. Follow along as Max Mercer, a cunning daredevil with extraordinary luck, leads an amazing group of daring humans known only as the Aeon Society. These heroes travel all over the world to investigate strange phenomena, right wrongs, and protect the innocent. This week’s episode: Deadly Eclipse! Who are the Aeon Society? What is going on with the strange eclipse? And what has Doctor Primoris discovered? Look for Trinity Continuum: Adventure! on Kickstarter soon! Written by Eddy Webb Directed by Drew Profit and Austin Beach Sound Design and Production by Austin Beach Musical Score by
  18. http://theonyxpath.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/flight-symbol1.png Of course, I’m referring to our current Kickstarter for Scion: Dragon and Scion: Masks of the Mythos, which is still going strong not quite two weeks in! Over 1600 wonderful backers so far (Huge Thanks to each and every one of you!), and 17 Stretch Goals achieved! In fact, here’s a list Impish Ian Watson presented in his January wrap-up post. (I’ll be stealing more of Ian’s post a little later, so stay tuned). Dragon Companion: Another book to accompany Scion: Dragon that contains sections unlocked by Stretch Goa
  19. http://theonyxpath.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/363233-232x300.jpg I feel like I say this every month, but what a wild month this has been. Crossroads Continent: Peoples of the Crossroads Continent (advance PDF) Scarred Lands: Yugman’s Guide to Ghelspad (advance PDF) Scion: Storypath Tasty Bits: Annie X (PDF) Trinity Continuum: A Quantum Leap: A Jumpstart for the Trinity Continuum Core Rules (print) Trinity Continuum: A Quantum Leap VTT Tokens Trinity Continuum: Æon: Trinity Continuum: Æon VTT Tokens Vampire: The Masquerade: Cults of the Blood Gods (PDF/print) Sales Storyteller
  20. In which Dixie, Matthew, and Eddy talk about workflow. Note: Eddy tried out a new headphone mic because his normal mic died, so there’s some breathing and popping noises that aren’t typical. He’ll try to get his normal mic working again. The Eddy flap Junju Ito and horror films Tattoos Office environment vs retail environment Planning and being okay with not sticking to the plan Conventions, remember those? Prioritizing tasks Structuring your day Who gets to make priority calls, and the new role of line developers Staying motivated Walking somewhere else to work Pomodoro technique and
  21. http://theonyxpath.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Annie-X-1-232x300.jpg Now available in PDF from DriveThruRPG, the first of our Storypath Tasty Bits: Annie X for Scion 2nd Edition! Annie X was mad as hell, and she wasn’t going to take it anymore. The stage and the dance floor were the only places Annie felt absolutely free. It was one night on stage that Annie locked eyes with an older woman who didn’t look like part of their usual crowd. Annie was intrigued, and after a few drinks Annie learned the woman was their real mother. It wasn’t until the woman gave them a necklace of skulls
  22. http://theonyxpath.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/ShenFei_01D-796x1024.jpg Don’t worry, I’m OK! I haven’t gotten all scaly or come down with something awful. In fact, and much better sounding, I’m referring to our incredible new Kickstarter for the scaled dragons of Scion: Dragon and scaly tentacles and other appendages of Scion: Masks of the Mythos! We funded in 66 minutes, and just kept going and right now we’ve achieved 13 Stretch Goals. All within the first week of the campaign. Even better has been the fantastic comments on the KS page as well as social media as folks have been
  23. In which Eddy has a rare solo chat with Chris Spivey about Masks of the Mythos for Scion, which is currently on Kickstarter. Eddy is alone! Some Doctor Who chatter. In-jokes in books. Even more Doctor Who! How the Mythos works in Scion Mythos morality Mythos mechanics The Mythos “pantheon” Public Domain? Eddy talks about the ACD Estate Research, Harlem Unbound, and Haunted West Masks spoilers! A bit on the Masks setting Chris is miffed! They talk about Leverage? New Callings? Watchmen Links: Scion Dragon and Masks Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/200664283/scio
  24. http://theonyxpath.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/343912-232x300.jpg Now available in advance PDF from DriveThruRPG: Yugman’s Guide to Ghelspad for Scarred Lands! Pay Heed to the Wisdom of Yugman the Sage A century and a half after the Divine War, the titans lay defeated and scattered across Scarn and beyond. As the people of Ghelspad work to build a new world on the war-torn remnants of a fallen paradise, new heroes rise, and new threats emerge. Yugman the Sage brings an overview of these new heroes and villains, as well as the tools they use to rise to power. Yugman’s Gui
  25. http://theonyxpath.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Dragon-Mythos-Splat-copy.jpg >>> Join us now! <<< The ancient powers never fully went away. They wander our roads and cities, mingling with the teeming masses of humanity. Characters in Scion 2nd Edition begin as humans touched by fate, heirs to great powers and incredible destinies. In the core setting for Scion, characters discover they are the children of Gods, inheriting mantles, accomplishing great deeds, and deciding their own destinies. It’s a game about divinity and humanity, and everything in between — and now,
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