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The Adventure Zone

Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy from My Brother, My Brother and Me have recruited their dad Clint for a campaign of high adventure. Join the McElroys as they find their fortune and slay an unconscionable number of ... you know, kobolds or whatever in ... The Adventure Zone..

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The Adventure Zone: Steeplechase - Episode 8
The arcade employees divide and conquer to go after the Stealswell Diamond and their quarry beyond. Montrose says a little prayer, Emerich plays god, Beef crashes a party. Opening monologue performed by Autumn Seavey Hicks: https://www.instagram.com/autumnseaveyhicks/?hl=en Additional music in this episode: "tribute to eddy" by Jean Toba: http://jeantoba.media/en/; "Eat", "Sleep", and "Make Money" by Holizna: https://holiznaroyaltyfree.bandcamp.com/; Six" by Lex Villena: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2iwj2SqGnplhDIadeJ5bmy?si=N8WYSKIPR7WUy8z4ajNSog; Standard Jazz Bars" by Jason Shaw: https://audionautix.com/; and “Voyageur” by Monkey Warhol: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Monkey_Warhol/.
80:57 12/08/2022
The Adventure Zone: Steeplechase - Episode 7
Sidequest adequately completed, the arcade employees take some much-needed downtime before the big heist. Beef acquires an asset, Emerich makes a trade, Montrose visits the family.Opening monologue performed by Autumn Seavey Hicks: https://www.instagram.com/autumnseaveyhicks/?hl=enAddition music in this episode:  "Cool Vibes" and "Semi-Funk" by Kevin MacLeod: https://incompetech.com/; “Voyageur” by Monkey Warhol: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Monkey_Warhol/;  "A Mysterious Place" and "Welcome Home"by Kirk Osamayao: kirkosamayo.com; and "Standard Jazz Bars" by Jason Shaw: https://audionautix.com/.
65:11 12/01/2022
The Adventure Zone: Steeplechase - Episode 6
The gang kicks things up a notch as it gets heated in Gutter City. Beef gets fidgety, Emerich blows the joint, Montrose throws some money around. Opening monologue performed by Autumn Seavey Hicks: https://www.instagram.com/autumnseaveyhicks/?hl=en Additional music in this episode: "Shake It!" by Jahzzar http://www.betterwithmusic.com/; “Voyageur” by Monkey Warhol: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Monkey_Warhol/; "2 (jazz)" by Holizna: https://holiznaroyaltyfree.bandcamp.com/; and "Hoppin - 90bpm" by Damian Maguire: https://freesound.org/people/damianmaguire/.
68:12 11/24/2022
The Adventure Zone: Steeplechase - Episode 5
The arcade employees go undercover in one of the most notorious places in Gutter City – if they can get through the front door. Montrose packs some luggage, Emerich deals with discomfort, Beef takes a swing. Opening monologue performed by Autumn Seavey Hicks: https://www.instagram.com/autumnseaveyhicks/?hl=enAddition music in this episode: "Cool Vibes", "On the Ground", and "Walking Around" by Kevin MacLeod: https://incompetech.com/; Motorcycle Scene” by Pablo Perez: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/pablo-perez/; "2 (jazz)" by Holizna: https://holiznaroyaltyfree.bandcamp.com/; "Shake It!" by Jahzzar http://www.betterwithmusic.com/; Six" by Lex Villena: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2iwj2SqGnplhDIadeJ5bmy?si=N8WYSKIPR7WUy8z4ajNSog; and “Voyageur” by Monkey Warhol: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Monkey_Warhol/.
88:20 11/10/2022
The Adventure Zone: Steeplechase - Episode 4
The Poppy's Place employees are gently coerced into their next job and head up to Gutter City. Beef figures people out, Emerich flexes his skills, Montrose negotiates. Opening monologue performed by Autumn Seavey Hicks: https://www.instagram.com/autumnseaveyhicks/?hl=en Addition music in this episode: "SeeUSoon" Jahzzar http://www.betterwithmusic.com/; Six" by Lex Villena: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2iwj2SqGnplhDIadeJ5bmy?si=N8WYSKIPR7WUy8z4ajNSog; and "Cool Vibes" by Kevin MacLeod: https://incompetech.com/.
61:05 11/03/2022
The Adventure Zone: Spirit Breakers
Spookington Manor is being haunted by a mysterious Beast! Time to call the Spirit Breakers - Col. Grey Poupon, Flint Hammerborn, Lorraine St. Crash, and Pasghetti. Will they find the beast's weakness and save the day? Or will the Heroic Order of Peace get there first and get all the credit?With special guest Aabria Iyengar: https://twitter.com/quiddieWe’re playing The Beast by Grant Howitt and Chris Taylor: https://rowanrookanddecard.com/product/the-beast/ Theme Music by Paul Sabourin. Addition music in this episode: "Satin Danger" by Kevin MacLeod: https://incompetech.com/; "Hor Hor" and "Creepy Hallow" by Alexander Nakarada: https://soundcloud.com/serpentsoundstudios; and "Tempting Fate" by Jason Shaw: https://audionautix.com/.
110:16 10/27/2022
The Adventure Zone: Steeplechase - Episode 3
The arcade employees make a name for themselves and take some recovery time. Beef knocks some clunkers around, Emerich checks the score, Montrose salvages some relationships.Opening monologue performed by Autumn Seavey Hicks: https://www.instagram.com/autumnseaveyhicks/?hl=enAdditional music in this episode: "Hard Mode" and "Coins" by Holizna: https://holiznaroyaltyfree.bandcamp.com/;  "Aloof”,"Walking in Space", "A Mysterious Place", and "Something's Not Right Here" by Kirk Osamayao: kirkosamayo.com; "A Rainbow in The Sewers" by Dilating Times: https://tommasocroce.eu/; and “Voyageur” by Monkey Warhol: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Monkey_Warhol/.
86:00 10/20/2022
The Adventure Zone: Steeplechase - Episode 2
The race to steal the pin continues with some unfortunate hitches and pratfalls. Montrose makes a connection, Beef takes up a strategic position, Emerich creates a distraction.Opening monologue performed by Autumn Seavey Hicks: https://www.instagram.com/autumnseaveyhicks/?hl=enAddition music in this episode: “Voyageur” by Monkey Warhol: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Monkey_Warhol/; "Six" by Lex Villena: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2iwj2SqGnplhDIadeJ5bmy?si=N8WYSKIPR7WUy8z4ajNSog; and “Something’s Not Right Here” by Kirk Osamayao: kirkosamayo.com.
79:39 10/13/2022
The Adventure Zone: Steeplechase - Episode 1
The employees of Poppy's Place take on their first, unexpected heist. Montrose dabbles in PR, Beef causes some chaos, Emerich reconnects with an old friend.Opening monologue performed by Autumn Seavey Hicks: https://www.instagram.com/autumnseaveyhicks/?hl=enAdditional music in this episode: “Something’s Not Right Here” by Kirk Osamayao: kirkosamayo.com; “Voyageur” by Monkey Warhol: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Monkey_Warhol/; and “Motorcycle Scene” by Pablo Perez: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/pablo-perez/.
90:36 10/06/2022
Setup - The Adventure Zone: Steeplechase
It’s a new game and a new world. Welcome to Steeplechase, the immersive theme park experience from the Dentonic Company. On the surface, everything is perfect for the guests to live out their fantasies – but that’s only on the surface. Justin GMs his first game, Blades in the Dark (https://bladesinthedark.com/). Meet the new characters and learn the cutthroat rules of the game - and of the park.
82:49 09/29/2022
The Adventure Zone: Dust Season 2 - Episode 4
The Graysons make their way through a speeding train to secure the payload and the future of Dry River. Augustus makes a change. Indrid gets a move on. Callan checks off his list. Lulu discovers something sinister. 
103:05 09/22/2022
The Adventure Zone: Dust Season 2 - Episode 3
On the night before the train leaves to Stitchton, the Graysons prepare themselves. Augustus starts a new business venture. Indrid has a premonition. Callan tries to stay on someone’s good side. Lulu makes a confession.
67:27 09/15/2022
The Adventure Zone: Dust Season 2 - Episode 2
The Graysons stake out the station to find a way onto their quarry. Augustus finds out some bad news. Indrid talks to an old friend. Callan shows off his skills. Lulu offers an exchange.
72:37 09/08/2022
The Adventure Zone: Dust Season 2 - Episode 1
The new ensemble of Graysons are sent to Crescent City to bring back a crucial community member, but it’s not that simple. Augustus manages his business. Indrid shakes some hands. Callan gets recognized. Lulu makes a dark deal.
70:42 09/01/2022
Setup - The Adventure Zone: Dust Season 2
Travis returns to MC Season 2 of The Adventure Zone: Dust. Special guest Erika Ishii (@erikaishii on twitter) joins the adventure to Wild-West inspired Crescent City. Listen in as we create our characters and give a primer on the mechanics of the game.We’re playing Urban Shadows by Magpie Games: https://magpiegames.com/pages/products
46:23 09/01/2022
The Adventure Zone: Just Us - Live in San Diego!
Join the Four Hundred and Two Friends super heroes as they try to navigate the city's biggest convention while concealing their super powers from the masses. Will they manage to win that very specific prize from the cosplay contest? Or will some of them unwillingly turn into birds again?Super Normal by Ursidice: https://ursidice.com/supernormal/Music in this episode is "5 Cents Back" and "Bustin Loose" by Jason Shaw (https://audionautix.com/)  and "Summon the Rawk" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com/).
94:15 08/25/2022
The The Adventure Zone Zone: Ethersea Wrap-Up!
This week we’re answering some questions about The Adventure Zone: Ethersea, as well as talking a bit about our next two (!) projects.To learn more about Urban Shadows: https://magpiegames.com/pages/productsTo learn more about Blades in the Dark: https://evilhat.com/product/blades-in-the-dark/
66:31 08/18/2022
The Adventure Zone: Live in Minneapolis!
Is it a dream? Maybe! Tres Horny Boys find themselves in the world’s deadliest cooking competition. They must battle delicious foes, entertain nutritious friends, endure tummy troubles, and impress the judges – or risk being forever labelled an idiot sandwich.
93:19 08/11/2022
The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 44
FinaleZoox, Devo, and Amber discover the secrets of their world and others as they plan for the new futures they’ve created, as well as the future of Founder’s Wake.Addition music in this episode: “Space Ambiance” by Alexander Nakarada https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com/; “Evermore” by Kai Engel http://www.kai-engel.com/; "Piano" by Szegvari https://freesound.org/people/szegvari/; and “Nostalgic Piano” by Rafael Krux https://soundcloud.com/rafael-krux. 
98:24 07/28/2022
The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 43
Benefactor's Folly: Part Five Cracks have formed in the firmament. Past, Present and Future collide, and the Coriolis crew stands at the inflection point. Amber battles an immortal foe. Devo ends the cycle. Zoox transcends form. Addition music in this episode: “Now You Are Here” by Sergey Cheremisinov https://soundcloud.com/sergey-cheremisinov-1; “Beneath Dark Clouds” by The Pangolins http://thepangolins.yolasite.com/; “Boom” by Jason Shaw on Audionautix https://audionautix.com/; “Aisles” by Jahzzar http://www.betterwithmusic.com/; “Ambient Dream” and “Haunted by the Past” by Malictus Music https://www.malictusmusic.com/; and “July” by Kai Engel http://www.kai-engel.com/.
98:24 07/14/2022
The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 42
Benefactor's Folly: Part FourA draconic coral construct poses the greatest challenge the crew of the Coriolis has ever faced. A long dormant god confronts those who refuse to bend the knee. Friends become foes.Addition music in this episode: “Now You Are Here” and “Dybbuk’s White Eyes” by Sergey Cheremisinov https://soundcloud.com/sergey-cheremisinov-1.
64:38 06/30/2022
The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 41
Benefactor's Folly: Part Three The Coriolis crew, with Kodira in tow, infiltrate the coral tower to destroy the infernal machine at its peak. Amber is revered. Devo hums a potent tune. Zoox makes a sacred promise. Addition music in this episode: “Now You Are Here” by Sergey Cheremisinov https://soundcloud.com/sergey-cheremisinov-1; “Time Travel is Possible” and “A Life Without Pain” by Schemawound http://schemawound.com/; “Redemption” by Scott Holmes Music www.scottholmesmusic.com; and “Make it Till Dawn” by Andrew Wardlaw https://freemusicarchive.org/music/andrew-wardlaw/.
60:28 06/16/2022
The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 40
Benefactor's Folly: Part Two The Coriolis responds to an ear-splitting hail seemingly received from a familiar adversary. The Benefactor's ruse is revealed, and only Zoox, Devo, Amber and Kodira can stop it. A trio of archnemeses make their final stand. Additional music in this episode: “Not to Notice” and “Dark Planet” by Andrew kn https://freesound.org/people/Andrewkn/; “The Redemption in Her Arms, The Light At the End of Her Tunnel” and “Time Travel is Possible” by Schemawound http://schemawound.com/; and “Box Cutter“ and “Time is Ticking” by Scott Holmes Music www.scottholmesmusic.com.  
81:36 06/02/2022
The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 39
Benefactor's Folly: Part One The crew of the Coriolis, with Ballaster Kodira in tow, set off to hunt down Benefactor Orlean before his plans come to fruition. As is so often the case, they get thoroughly distracted along the way. Additional music in this episode: “Minus” by Nctrnm https://soundcloud.com/nctrnm; and “In Silence” by Andrew kn https://freesound.org/people/Andrewkn/.
68:57 05/26/2022
The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 38
Tensions are high after a spirited argument at the Cloaca. A shadowy figure on the periphery of the Coriolis' view steps into the light, and reveals something that kinda resembles the truth. Also: Shopping!Additional music in this episode: “Amber” by Drake Stafford https://soundcloud.com/drake_stafford; ”Siste Viator” and "Murmuration of Birds" by Jahzzar http://www.betterwithmusic.com/; “Sonata E Minor” by Vivaldi, performed by Rafel https://freemusicarchive.org/music/rafael/single/vivaldi-sonata-eminor-mp3-1/; "Time to Move and Motivate" by Jonah Dempcy https://freemusicarchive.org/music/The_Insider; and "Lurking in the Shadows" by Scott Holmes Music www.scottholmesmusic.com.
69:22 05/20/2022
The The Adventure Zone Zone: MaxFun Drive 2022
It’s MaxFunDrive! To celebrate, let’s dive into The The Adventure Zone Zone: Ethersea edition. We’re answering a whole bunch of your questions about character inspo, worldbuilding, and more.
60:55 05/05/2022
The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 37
CW: Implied suicide by poison.The Coriolis returns from its latest explosive outing, and its crew begins investigating the death of a Founder’s Wake icon. Needless to say, their search for justice rubs some people the wrong way.Additional music in this episode: “Labyrinth” by Sergey Cheremisinov https://soundcloud.com/sergey-cheremisinov-1; “Sonata E Minor” by Vivaldi, performed by Rafel https://freemusicarchive.org/music/rafael/single/vivaldi-sonata-eminor-mp3-1/; ”Lulluby” and “Owls” by Jahzzar http://www.betterwithmusic.com/; and "Beneath the Dark Clouds" by The Pangolins http://thepangolins.yolasite.com/.
60:51 04/28/2022
The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 36
The Menagerie: Part Six The Coriolis crew race to save the animals from a sinking ship. Amber takes up arms against the hunters. Zoox tests his communication skills. Devo gets some unexpected news. Additional music in this episode: "Mantra" by Jahzzar http://www.betterwithmusic.com/; "Dybbuk's White Eyes" by Sergey Cheremisinov https://soundcloud.com/sergey-cheremisinov-1; and "Ambient V-X" by ROZKOL https://rozkol.bandcamp.com/.
78:41 04/21/2022
The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 35
The Menagerie: Part Five Team Coriolis deals with the aftermath of a rash and explosive decision. Zoox sifts through the wreckage. Amber gives ‘em the runaround. Devo confronts the man behind the curtain. Additional music in this episode: "Aisles" by Jahzzar http://www.betterwithmusic.com/;  "Blato" by Shay Brahem and Fachhochschule Dortmundand https://freemusicarchive.org/music/shay-braheem; and "Ambient V-X" and "Chewing Devil Grass" by ROZKOL https://rozkol.bandcamp.com/.
65:21 04/14/2022
The Adventure Zone: Ethersea - Episode 34
The Menagerie: Part FourThe crew of the Coriolis has become just as endangered as the animals they've been tasked with recovering. Amber saddles up. Devo unmasks a mastermind. Zoox causes some collateral damage.Additional music in this episode: "PULL" by Nctrnm https://soundcloud.com/nctrnm; "Blato" by Shay Brahem and Fachhochschule Dortmundand https://freemusicarchive.org/music/shay-braheem; and "Ambient V-X" by ROZKOL https://rozkol.bandcamp.com/.
72:57 04/07/2022