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June 27, 2020

#106: Awfully Cheerful Engine Playtest

This week, Morrus and Peter talk about the open playtest for EN Publishing’s new comedy/action RPG, the Awfully Cheerful Engine aka ACE! In the news, three kobolds in a trenchcoat, D&D’s Rime of the Frostmaiden inspiration and traitor mechanic, Icewind Dale minis, and more! Plus a brand new sketch about what it means to be an adventurer…or a turnip farmer.



New Statblocks for Dungeons & Dragons Kobolds

“The Thing” Inspired Rime of the Frostmaiden Has Player Secrets

Icewind Dale Minis Coming from WizKids

Stat Block for Zaknafein Do’Urden, father of Drizzt

Mythological Figures & Maleficent Monsters Kickstarter Launches Next Week



Age of Antiquity

Dancing with Bullets Under a Neon Sun

2 Worm 2 Furious

Find all the RPG related crowdfunding projects ending soon every week with EN World’s RPG Crowdfunding News by Egg Embry


Awfully Cheerful Engine (ACE!)

Open Playtest Packet


Hosts: Russ “Morrus” Morrissey and Peter Coffey

Editing and post-production: Darryl Mott

Kickstarter News Column used for the Kickstarter Game: Egg Embry

Theme Song: Steve Arnott

Kickstarter Game Theme: Lyrics by Russ Morrissey, Vocals by “drwilko”, Guitar by Darryl Mott

Malach the Maleficent played by Darren Morrissey

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