Friday, September 15, 2017

Episode 27 - Design Diary 9 and Character Arcs

We're back on time! We've got some design diary entries to get caught up on, and we're also discussing character arcs again. Expect to see that come up a few more times before Invisible Sun releases early next year.



Incantations Show Notes

Embrace the Black Cube

Monte Cook posted his ninth design diary focused on surreal gaming, which is a fairly important topic for this game.
  • Invisible Sun Design Diary 9: Surreal Gaming -- (link)
  • Cypher Speak Episode 12: Monte Cook Invisible Sun Asset Interview #2 -- (link)
  • Incantations Episode 23 - Interview with Monte Cook -- (link)
  • Monte Cook’s Invisible Sun Pinterest board -- (link)
  • Monte Cook’s Invisible Sun Fashion Pinterest board -- (link)
  • 70s Sci-Fi Art -- (link)

The Careful Gaze of the Grigori

Character arcs are going to be a major part of Invisible Sun and we have a lot to talk about here.
  • Invisible Sun Design Diary 8: Emergent Story -- (link)
  • How Fiona Fell From Grace: Character Arcs in Invisible Sun -- (link)

About Incantations

We can be contacted via email at incantationspodcast@gmail.com.

You can also get in touch with us on the Invisible Sun G+ community.

Music in the episode was drawn from the song "Beyond" by Wes Otis and Plate Mail Games. It is available at DriveThruRPG.

Invisible Sun is the intellectual property of Monte Cook Games.
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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Episode 26 - Invisible Sun Panel at GenCon 2017

We are slightly late with this episode, our apologies. However, we do have something pretty cool for you. Jim Ryan, from the CypherCast and our very own Scott Robinson attended the Monte Cook Games seminar Learn the Secrets of Invisible Sun. Jim was able to record the seminar and also has a brief recap for you to listen to. Thanks, Jim!



Incantations Show Notes

Learn the Secrets of Invisible Sun

Escape Shadow. Rediscover yourself in the Actuality—a world of secrets, surreal fantasy, & magic that is truly magical. Find out about Invisible Sun, coming soon from Monte Cook Games.
  • Invisible Sun Seminar Gencon 2017 (YouTube) -- (link)

The Puzzle

Sean Anderson uploaded the nearly completed puzzle to the Invisible Sun G+ community.


About Incantations

We can be contacted via email at incantationspodcast@gmail.com.

Follow us on Twitter, Scott and Dave.

You can also get in touch with us on the Invisible Sun G+ community.

Music in the episode was drawn from the song "Beyond" by Wes Otis and Plate Mail Games. It is available at DriveThruRPG.

Invisible Sun is the intellectual property of Monte Cook Games.
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Friday, August 18, 2017

Episode 25 - Creating a Character for Invisible Sun

We are adding a new segment to Incantations and this is the beginning of it. We are going to be doing a short actual play segment within the Invisible Sun setting using what we know about the game and the world so far. In this episode we will be walking through the process of creating a new character.



Incantations Show Notes

One Man in his Time Plays Many Parts

We're creating a character for a short segment we will be adding to the show in future episodes. Give this a listen to find out what the character creation process for Invisible Sun is going to be like.
  • Invisible Sun Design Diary 7: The First Session -- (link)


About Incantations

We can be contacted via email at incantationspodcast@gmail.com.

You can also get in touch with us on the Invisible Sun G+ community.

Music in the episode was drawn from the song "Beyond" by Wes Otis and Plate Mail Games. It is available at DriveThruRPG.

Invisible Sun is the intellectual property of Monte Cook Games.
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Friday, August 4, 2017

Episode 24 - Design Diary 8 & GenCon Tips

Monte Cook covers emergent story and how he's designing it to be a big part of Invisible Sun in his latest design diary. We also talk about tips for attending GenCon since it's coming up quickly and we'll both be there.



Incantations Show Notes

Design Diary 8: The First Session

  • Invisible Sun Design Diary 8: Emergent Story -- (link)
  • Fiasco by Bully Pulpit Games -- (link)
  • Apocalypse World -- (link)
  • Fantasy Flight Star Wars -- (link)

GenCon Tips


About Incantations

We can be contacted via email at incantationspodcast@gmail.com.

You can also get in touch with us on the Invisible Sun G+ community.

Music in the episode was drawn from the song "Beyond" by Wes Otis and Plate Mail Games. It is available at DriveThruRPG.

Invisible Sun is the intellectual property of Monte Cook Games.
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Friday, July 21, 2017

Episode 23 - Interview with Monte Cook

We've got Monte Cook on the show today, and we talk all about Invisible Sun! If you didn't back the game when the Kickstarter was running you can pre-order it now.



Incantations Show Notes

Interview with Monte Cook

  • Pre-order Invisible Sun -- (link)
  • Monte Cook Games -- (link)
  • Invisible Sun articles about Invisible Sun -- (link)

About Incantations

We can be contacted via email at incantationspodcast@gmail.com.

You can also get in touch with us on the Invisible Sun G+ community.

Music in the episode was drawn from the song "Beyond" by Wes Otis and Plate Mail Games. It is available at DriveThruRPG.

Invisible Sun is the intellectual property of Monte Cook Games.
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Friday, July 7, 2017

Episode 22 - Design Diary 7 & Kickstarter Update

Character creation in the Invisible Sun RPG is going to be a much more involved process and we go over what we know now that there is a design diary out there covering it. We also talk over the recent Kickstarter update and what it entails.



Incantations Show Notes

Design Diary 7: The First Session

  • Invisible Sun Design Diary 7: The First Session --(link)

Invisible Sun Kickstarter Update

  • Loads of new news (and art!) for Invisible Sun -- (link)

About Incantations

We can be contacted via email at incantationspodcast@gmail.com.

You can also get in touch with us on the Invisible Sun G+ community.

Music in the episode was drawn from the song "Beyond" by Wes Otis and Plate Mail Games. It is available at DriveThruRPG.

Invisible Sun is the intellectual property of Monte Cook Games.
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Friday, June 23, 2017

Incantations Episode 21 - Satyrine and Surreal TV

The great city of Satyrine has a lot for us to talk about. We're hopping back to the Indigo Sun to talk about what will likely be a major piece of the Invisible Sun setting. We also talk about television shows that can be drawn upon as inspiration for an Invisible Sun campaign.



Incantations Show Notes

Satyrine

  • Satyrine -- (link)

Surreal TV

  • American Gods -- (link)
  • Twin Peaks -- (link)
  • Legion -- (link)
  • The Magicians -- (link)
  • Black Mirror -- (link)
  • The Twilight Zone -- (link)

About Incantations

We can be contacted via email at incantationspodcast@gmail.com.

You can also get in touch with us on the Invisible Sun G+ community.

Music in the episode was drawn from the song "Beyond" by Wes Otis and Plate Mail Games. It is available at DriveThruRPG.

Invisible Sun is the intellectual property of Monte Cook Games.
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