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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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Incantations Episode 20 – The Invisible Sun and Design Diary 6

You might think we’re still on the Path of Suns, but the Invisible Sun is not actually part of it. We’re still going to talk about Celare as part of the walk we’re taking, but it’s important to note it’s not part of the Path. After that, we dig into Monte Cook’s sixth design diary about secrets.

Incantations Show Notes

The Invisible Sun

  • The Invisible Sun — (link)
  • Invisible Sun by the Police — (link)

Design Diary 6

  • Design Diary 6: We Need Secrets — (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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Incantations Episode 19 – The Red Sun and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

This is the final stop on the Path of Suns before things get strange, the Red Sun. Then we’ll stop off at an early expressionist horror film for some inspiration and talk about The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.

Incantations Show Notes

The Gold Sun

  • The Gold Sun — (link)

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

  • Edited volume — (link)
  • Full movie on YouTube (thanks, public domain!) — (link)
  • From Caligari to Hitler (Kracauer) — (link)
  • Living Dead Girl (Rob Zombie) — (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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Incantations Episode 18 – The Red Sun and Vancian Magic in D&D

It’s all demons and wizards on this episode of Incantations. First we talk about the Red Sun and Invisible Sun’s demons, then we move on to discuss Vancian Magic in D&D.

Incantations Show Notes

The Red Sun

  • The Red Sun — (link)

Vancian Magic in D&D

  • Dying Earth — (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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Incantations Episode 17 – Apostates and Design Diary 5

We’re discussing the final “order” of the Invisible Sun RPG, the Apostates. Then we talk about Monte Cook’s fifth design diary about dead vislae, and theorize it was totally inspired by that fantastic Swayze film, Ghost.

Incantations Show Notes

Apostates

  • Apostates — (link)
  • Invisible Sun Q&A Part 6: Apostates — (link)

Design Diary 4: Long Form Magic

  • Invisible Sun Design Diary 5: The Vislae Ghost Play Experience — (link)
  • Bustin — (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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Incantations Episode 16 – Design Diary 4 and Surreal War Stories

Monte Cook has a new design diary posted about long form magic. Well, it was new when we recorded this. We also talk about pulling from post war themes to inspire Invisible Sun campaigns.

Incantations Show Notes

Design Diary 4: Long Form Magic

  • Invisible Sun Design Diary 4: Long Form Magic — (link)

Surreal War Stories

Some war movies (with varying degrees of surrealism):

  • Paths of Glory (WWI) – (link)
  • All Quiet on the Western Front (WWI) – (film)(link)
  • Thin Red Line (WWII) – (link)
  • Catch-22 (WWII) – (link)
  • Apocalypse Now (Vietnam) – (link)
  • Full Metal Jacket (Vietnam) – (link)
  • The Deer Hunter (Vietnam) – (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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Incantations Episode 15 – The Pale Sun and Weavers

We’re back to walking the Path of Suns as we head to the Pale Sun. We also touch on another Invisible Sun magical order, the Order of Weavers.

Incantations Show Notes

The Pale Sun

  • As We Reach the Pale Sun, the Black Cube Grows Stronger — (link)

The Pale Sun

  • Weavers — (link)
  • Invisible Sun Q&A Part 3: Weavers — (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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Incantations Episode 14 – Collaborative Surreal Storytelling

We’ve got an interesting show for you today. We’ve only got one segment this time and we’re talking to an actual human for it. We’re talk to Mike Q. Hanlon who is teaching a class in which his students are using automatism to write a surreal play. Perhaps there’s something us RPG players can learn from him.

Incantations Show Notes

Collaborative Surreal Storytelling

Sorry, no notable links this time people.

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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Incantations Episode 13 – The Grey Sun and The Allegory of the Cave

Walk the Path of Suns with us again as we stop in at the Grey Sun. We continue our discussion of shadows as we talk about Plato’s Allegory of the Cave and Theory of Forms and how we can use that in our Invisible Sun games.

Incantations Show Notes

The Grey Sun

  • The Grey Sun — (link)
  • Nightside of the Grey Sun and Shadows — (link)
  • The Invisibles — (link)

Plato’s Allegory of the Cave and the Theory of Forms

Sorry, our boy Plato doesn’t really have a Twitter account or a website.

  • The Republic — (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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Incantations Episode 12 – Goetics and Surreal Libraries

On this episode of Incantations we’ll be talking about the Order of Goetics. We also talk about how to make libraries surreal in order to fit them into an Invisible Sun campaign.

Incantations Show Notes

The Order of Goetics

  • A New Goal, and the Order of Goetics — (link)
  • Invisible Sun Q&A Part 5: Goetics — (link)
  • Story Cubes — (link)
  • Noisy Person Cards — (link)
  • Non-player cards — (link)

Surreal Libraries

  • Dethklock recording on water — (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.
Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | RSS