Nov 152017
 
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Aboard his giant battle planet, a massive space station capable of destroying entire star systems, the fearsome Lord Doomicus attempts to crush the scrappy Insurgent Alliance once and for all. A giant battle planet doesn’t run itself,, however, and the totalitarian Dark Lord requires an army of support staff to keep his superweapon crushing rebellions. Among these are Rolfio Scantron, an IT professional with a bad attitude and an overly friendly helper robot named Chit Chat Chip, Cyborg X-32-11-A, a Lightning Soldier who met with an unfortunate demise and had his body parts re-purposed, and Dash Adventura, a junior-grade accountant who moonlights as DJ Dümstar at the forbidden Battle Planet raves. When the Insurgents make a daring attempt to raid the battle planet’s architectural library in search of the station’s plans, it will be up to these three nobodies to foil the enemy’s plans. Can they pull it off?

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Oct 112017
 
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In the sleepy little town of Hunterhill, or “Hauntedhill,” as the locals call it, Magic and Science are locked in a constant struggle. Dr. Algobatts, a science teacher at the local high school, strives to free as many young minds as possible from the influence of astrology and mysticism. In opposition, Sheriff Prendergast, a former pupil who failed Algobatts’ science class, has found power and success with the aid of a witch’s spellbook that allows him to control the forces of nature itself. Caught between the two extremes is J.J., the sheriff’s son, who is also Dr. Algobatts’ star student. When the aliens begin to send the angry scientist messages from space and the spirits from the sorcerous sheriff’s book begin to stir, it’ll be up to J.J. and his faithful canine companion, the talking German Shepherd Deputy Scrapps McWoof, to save the entire town from the aliens…or are they demons? Listen to find out!

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Aug 232017
 
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Join the Rag-NERD-rok Crew for a spine-tingling Fiasco that will give you a trademarked dermal reaction! When four ordinary kids decide to explore a spooky abandoned house, they find more than they bargained for. Now, with a malevolent doppelganger on the loose and the entire town of Stineville arrayed against them, they’ll uncover a dark secret that could spell doom for all of them. Can they discern the dastardly double’s true motives? Is the haunted house trying to send them a message? And why is everyone so adamant that they sit back, relax, and enjoy a nice, freshly baked cookie? Listen to find out—if you dare!

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May 102017
 
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A German banker flies across the Atlantic on the Hindenburg with a secret stash of Nazi gold. His grandson, a time traveling thief, plots to go back and join the infamous last voyage in order to steal it. His grandson is a time traveling cop, sworn to protect the space-time continuum by foiling his grandfather’s schemes. Little do any of them know that a body-swapping, chrono-jumping alien hell-bent on irradiating the gold has also been tossed into the mix, along with its cohort in crime, who was once incarnated as the lover of the German banker. Can the Rag-NERD-rok Crew unknot this twisted tale of time-hopping mayhem, or are their attempts destined to go down in a ball of inexplicable fire? Listen to find out!

This Fiasco was created using the playset Clock Blockers, by Rob Wieland.

Aug 032016
 
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For the heroes of Pinnacle City, every day is a new battle to defend their home from the forces of villainy, but retired hero Keith McCallister just wants to tend to his prize-winning sunflowers. (Sunflowers that he tends with his ability to control plants, that is.) In his spare time, Keith has been helping his neighbor, David, to master his power to spontaneously create and communicate with swarms of insects, despite David’s intimate connection with one of his old arch-nemeses. David’s mother, Dr. Francine Bright, is a “reformed” villainess and super scientist who now works for the government and quietly plots to take over the world with her army of super-powered clone children. However, when an ancient alien artifact is unearthed, it sets off a chain of events that will lead these three into a battle of wills the likes of which the world has never seen before. Will Dr. Bright finally beat that blasted Chloro-Master at his own game and achieve her dreams of world domination? Will David unlock his true potential as a hero, despite his tarnished origins? Find out, in this week’s Fiasco Actual Play!

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