30 episodes

Serendipity City is an actual-play podcast that takes place in a sprawling, dieselpunk metropolis with a magical underworld (in more ways than one). Anarchists fight corrupt companies, shapeshifters fight for turf, dwarves work in the caves underneath the city, and through it all, our intrepid group of questionable heroes just wants to do the job they were hired for.

Serendipity City Michelle Nickolaisen

    • Comedy Fiction

Serendipity City is an actual-play podcast that takes place in a sprawling, dieselpunk metropolis with a magical underworld (in more ways than one). Anarchists fight corrupt companies, shapeshifters fight for turf, dwarves work in the caves underneath the city, and through it all, our intrepid group of questionable heroes just wants to do the job they were hired for.

    A Fiasco in Serendipity City: Part Two

    A Fiasco in Serendipity City: Part Two

    Join us as we finish our story about embezzling, murderous seahorses, and bartenders who think they're much smarter than they actually are. (The last six minutes or so of the episodes are our very own adventure into artisanal toast water. Listen at your own risk.)


    Players: Jennifer Alexander, Brendan McLeod, Elora Karim, Michelle Nickolaisen (Twitter, Instagram )


    Theme song by Brendan Hutchins


    Mentioned in the outro: Download the Fiasco playset at the Serendipity City site


    Find us around the web at serendipitypod.com, Patreon, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, or Facebook.


    Support Serendipity City by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/serendipity-city

    • 1 hr 50 min
    A Fiasco in Serendipity City: Part One

    A Fiasco in Serendipity City: Part One

    Join us as we weave a tangled web of alchemy, embezzling, and bartenders who think they're much smarter than they actually are. That's right - it's our Fiasco episode!


    First hour and change is setting up characters & relationships, actual scenes start at ~1:18:00.


    Players: Jennifer Alexander, Brendan McLeod, Elora Karim, Michelle Nickolaisen (Twitter, Instagram )


    Audio editor: Brendan Hutchins


    Mentioned in the outro:



    Download the Fiasco playset at the Serendipity City site
    RAICES Texas
    Lights for Liberty vigils
    Post bail for immigrants
    List of other organizations and ways to help immigrants at the border


    Find us around the web at serendipitypod.com, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, or Facebook.


    Support Serendipity City by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/serendipity-city

    • 2 hr 27 min
    How Could This Possibly Fail?

    How Could This Possibly Fail?

    In the season one finale, Iro, Fancy, and Fox follow the last lead they have, in hopes of getting answers about Rachel's disappearance...and lingering mysteries from their past.


    CW: gun violence and vehicle violence (timestamps at end of show notes)


    Players: Jennifer Alexander, Orion, Brendan McLeod


    GM: Michelle Nickolaisen (Twitter, Instagram )


    Audio editor: Brendan Hutchins


    We have a Discord! Join it here. And make sure to check out the Patreon, so you can get sneak peeks and bonus content for Serendipity City and other projects.


    Find us around the web at serendipitypod.com, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, or Facebook.


    Thanks again for being here for season one! I hope you enjoyed it as much as I enjoyed making it.


    Music tracks used: Grey Alley by Blue Dot Sessions, Grand Hotel by Dee Yan Key, and of course our custom theme created by Brendan Hutchins


    Sound effects via Battlebards and Creative Commons


    CW timestamps: "up close" gun violence and violence in general (no sound effects) from 20-30m, 52-55m, 1h05m-06m, automobile violence at 44-45m in and 46-47m


    Support Serendipity City by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/serendipity-city

    • 1 hr 12 min
    A Very Specific Danger Response

    A Very Specific Danger Response

    Charlie and Vexx continue their mission to lie, cheat, and steal their way through the Baldwin Felts & Co headquarters to bring 'em down.


    CW: gun violence and alarms/sirens (timestamps at end of show notes)


    Players: Evan Mora and Gloria Walker


    GM: Michelle Nickolaisen (Twitter, Instagram )


    Audio editor: Brendan Hutchins


    We have a Discord! Join it here. And make sure to check out the Patreon, so you can get sneak peeks and bonus content for Serendipity City and other projects.


    Find us around the web at serendipitypod.com, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, or Facebook.


    This is the last episode with Vexx and Charlie this season, and the next episode (going up on December 11th) is our final season one episode. After that, we'll be on hiatus and sharing some bonus content (on no regular schedule) until season two starts.


    Tracks used from Free Music Archive: Carpe Diem and Phlegm, by Dee Yan-Key, Chorto Horo by Underscore Orkestra


    Sound effects via Battlebards and Creative Commons


    CW timestamps: gun violence (shots/fighting from 11:42-15:28, mentions of guns afterwards, shots/fighting from ~28-34), alarm sirens at 16-17m in, explosion noise at 35:30


    Support Serendipity City by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/serendipity-city

    • 43 min
    Car Full of Corpses

    Car Full of Corpses

    After getting patched up at the speakeasy, Iro, Fox, and Fancy return to their mission to find Rachel.


    Players: Jennifer Alexander, Orion, Brendan McLeod


    GM: Michelle Nickolaisen (Twitter, Instagram )


    Audio editor: Brendan Hutchins


    We have a Discord! Join it here. And make sure to check out the Patreon, so you can get sneak peeks and bonus content for Serendipity City and other projects.


    Find us around the web at serendipitypod.com, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, or Facebook.


    Our next episode will go up November 27th. See you soon!


    Tracks used from Free Music Archive: Grand Hotel and Phlegm, by Dee Yan-Key, Balkan Nights, G## Plucky, and Table Dance by Underscore Orkestra


    Sound effects via BattleBards


    Support Serendipity City by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/serendipity-city

    • 57 min
    The SCCCMAMAF

    The SCCCMAMAF

    Vexx and Charlie set out on their mission to mess with Baldwin Felts & Co, to decidedly mixed results.


    Players: Evan Mora and Gloria Walker


    GM: Michelle Nickolaisen (Twitter, Instagram )


    Audio editor: Brendan Hutchins


    We have a Discord! Join it here. And make sure to check out the Patreon, so you can get sneak peeks and bonus content for Serendipity City and other projects.


    Find us around the web at serendipitypod.com, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, or Facebook.


    Our next episode will go up November 13th. See you soon!


    Tracks used from Free Music Archive: Grand Hotel and Phlegm, by Dee Yan-Key, Little Lily Swing by Tri-Tachyon Orchestra


    Sound effects via Battlebards and Creative Commons


    Support Serendipity City by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/serendipity-city

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

Erica Roth ,

Love it!

I love the world they created. I look forward to this pod dropping every few weeks. :)

Patricia the Amazing ,

It just gets better and better!

I’m loving this podcast! It’s such a cool world they’ve created here!

xannie44 ,

Great show!

Love it so far.

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