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New Gaming Podcast Is Up!

In this second game episode of Unfamiliar Heroes we learn more about Sylvan Community College, fill in a few key pieces of character background, and then jump into Vanessa and Janus’ awkward first meeting in the Pagan Student Association! Underneath the facade of ordinary reality lies a hidden world of monsters and magic. At Sylvan […]

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Underneath the facade of ordinary reality lies a hidden world of monsters and magic. At Sylvan Community College a secret program teaches supernatural teens to deal with this dangerous world as they struggle with the mess and confusion of their own lives. Welcome to the First Responders Training Program. In this first game episode of […]

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In this foundational episode of Unfamiliar Heroes, which I’m calling Episode Zero, I start off with a discussion of disability representation and the reasons why I feel that this project is so needed. Next I go over the ways that participants who live at the intersections of oppression are centered in this project. Finally I […]

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  Note: This article was created to be the introduction to the first podcast episode of Unfamiliar Heroes. You can listen to it read aloud in Unfamiliar Heroes Episode Zero.   I am going to start by saying that, in general, there is an absence of stories with disabled characters. When disabled characters do show […]

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Announcing Unfamiliar Heroes, a podcast series in which three disabled and/or chronically ill players and a game master will play story-focused tabletop role-playing games in which all of the player characters have disabilities and/or chronic illnesses. Each game will be a one shot that will be recorded in one to four sessions and then broken […]

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