Having secured a way home, the party has the rest of the day to explore more of The Midnight Carnival. Tempest is the first to find some games to play, but is quick to try to get the other to play. Meanwhile, Rem takes some time to go through his new gift from Ariel. As everyone gets back together they decide to see what has set up inside of the arena now that the main event has passed.
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DMs Guild – While coming up with the inspiration behind the Midnight Carnival, I turned to the DMs Guild for some help with getting ideas and coming up with things to keep the party interested. Two specific supplements that I used were Festivals, Feasts, and Fairs by Ashley May as well as Taverns, Inns, and Taprooms by JB Little. These helped me speed up the process and handle mechanics for crafting the shops, food, and events that the party experienced while visiting the Midnight Carnival and even more of their influence is shown in our next episode.
Patreon – A HUGE shout out to our Guild Members over on Patreon. Thanks to their support we have been able to start getting artwork commissioned on a more regular basis. We were able to commission art for Fioch, the legendary greataxe from before the podcast earlier last year and by the end of the year we were able to commission Lobhadh, a pair of legendary pair of twin daggers from the same series.
This episode features a promo from Ghosts on a Train, and olde timey themed actual play podcast using the game Ghost Lines to tell their stories.
Damian – The DM
Chris – Rem
Christa – Ariel
Chantalle – Kenina
Caitlin – Tempest
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Fimbulwinter – Vindsvept (intro)
Tavern Loop 1 – Serpent Sound Studios (2:28)
Fireplace Warmth – Monument Studios (3:57)
Improvisation for Harp – Monument Studios (4:06)
Elegant Dinner Party – Tabletop Audio (6:28)
Fireplace Warmth – Monument Studios (8:22)
I Feel So Alone – Dark Fantasy Studio (8:49)
Improvisation for Harp – Monument Studios (10:50)
Light Mood – Serpent Sound Studios (13:33)
Fireplace Warmth – Monument Studios (15:38)
Improvisation For Harp – Monument Studios (15:39)
Fantasy Medieval City – Michael Ghelfi (16:09)
Spooky Fair – Derek & Brandon Fiechter (16:10)
Bumper Cars of Madness – Derek & Brandon Fiechter (17:36)
Spooky Fair – Derek & Brandon Fiechter (22:03)
Ferris Wheel of Doom – Derek & Brandon Fiechter (22:31)
Spooky Fair – Derek & Brandon Fiechter (24:58)
Ferris Wheel of Doom – Derek & Brandon Fiechter (26:05)
Improvisation For Harp – Monument Studios (33:04)
Elegant Dinner Party – Tabletop Audio (33:05)
Fantasy Medieval City – Michael Ghelfi (33:09)
Spooky Fair – Derek & Brandon Fiechter (33:13)
Ferris Wheel of Doom – Derek & Brandon Fiechter (34:52)
Let Me Out – Dark Fantasy Studio (39:18)
Spooky Fair – Derek & Brandon Fiechter (40:22)
Let Me Out – Dark Fantasy Studio (41:58)
Bumper Cars of Madness – Derek & Brandon Fiechter (44:24)
Enter the Lair – Joel Steudler (50:21)
Spooky Fair – Derek & Brandon Fiechter (50:21)
Let Me Out – Dark Fantasy Studios (50:57)
Spooky Fair – Derek & Brandon Fiechter (51:13)
Last Stand – Vindsvept (Outro)
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