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Strangers in the Pines is an actual play roleplaying podcast using the monster of the week rules, inspired by things like Gravity Falls, Stranger Things, and Twin Peaks.

There is a town called Pineforge nestled in the Blackwood national park in Northeast Oregon, USA. It seems small and quaint at first but if you spend enough time there and keep your eyes open you’ll realize something strange is brewing under the surface and in the pines that’s surround the town. Follow the exploited of 4 unusual high school students as they try to unravel the mysteries of Pineforge.

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Strangers in the Pines is an actual play roleplaying podcast using the monster of the week rules, inspired by things like Gravity Falls, Stranger Things, and Twin Peaks.

There is a town called Pineforge nestled in the Blackwood national park in Northeast Oregon, USA. It seems small and quaint at first but if you spend enough time there and keep your eyes open you’ll realize something strange is brewing under the surface and in the pines that’s surround the town. Follow the exploited of 4 unusual high school students as they try to unravel the mysteries of Pineforge.

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    Strangers in the Pines: Ep 44 Escape the Manor || Season Finale Part 1 ||

    Strangers in the Pines: Ep 44 Escape the Manor || Season Finale Part 1 ||

    In this, the beginning of the Season finale - It only gets weirder from here. Now with the power out for most of the nation and the Coughlin after the gang Midus tries to make a diversion as they escape. Dotty taps into her inner dread knight, Lucas smash and Danny tries to get precise.
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    Strangers in the Pines is an actual play roleplaying podcast using the monster of the week rules, inspired by things like Gravity Falls, Stranger Things, and Fringe.
    Follow the exploits of 3 unusual high school students as they try to unravel the mysteries in the strange small town, Pineforge, Oregon.
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    Dust World RPG Podcast: Is a D20 post-apocalyptic sci-fi western actual play role-playing podcast, with crazy over-the-top anime action, set a few hundred years after a great war burned the earth and a virus called white horse dissolved most organic matter to dust creating the wastelands.
    Together, the Boys, Gage Thane a dust casting sword monk, Clarence Wells a powerful kid psychic, and Kevin Wolfkin a fox faced hunter bent on revenge, along with a slew of interesting allies seek to stop Red Earth a power-mad dictatorship bent on domination of the desolate remains of the world.
    Dust World is inspired by Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 but is a unique d20 system different from the DandD game. Dust World is a D20 Tabletop Role-Playing game created by Paul Parnell. Setting created by Paul Parnell and Michael Yatskar.
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    Strangers in the Pines: Ep 43 Arclight Flame

    Strangers in the Pines: Ep 43 Arclight Flame

    Facing a group flaming monsters the Thermals, Dotty doesn't flinch. Lucas does what he can to help safe guard Dotty and Danny and Lucas esape with Midas. They b-line it for the Coughlin estates as all hell breaks loose.
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    Strangers in the Pines is an actual play roleplaying podcast using the monster of the week rules, inspired by things like Gravity Falls, Stranger Things, and Fringe.
    Follow the exploits of 4 unusual high school students as they try to unravel the mysteries in the strange small town, Pineforge, Oregon.
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    Dust World RPG Podcast: Is a D20 post-apocalyptic sci-fi western actual play role-playing podcast, with crazy over the top anime action, set a few hundred years after a great war burned the earth and a virus called white horse dissolved most organic matter to dust creating the wastelands.
    Together, the Boys, Gage Thane a dust casting sword monk, Clarence Wells a powerful kid psychic, and Kevin Wolfkin a fox faced hunter bent on revenge, along with a slew of interesting allies seek to stop Red Earth a power-mad dictatorship bent on domination of the desolate remains of the world.
    Dust World is inspired by Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 but is a unique d20 system different from the DandD game. Dust World is a D20 Tabletop Role-Playing game created by Paul Parnell. Setting created by Paul Parnell and Michael Yatskar.
    https://dust-world-rpg-podcast.captivate.fm/listen
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    • 42 min
    Strangers in the Pines: Ep 42 Consume Everything

    Strangers in the Pines: Ep 42 Consume Everything

    Balanced Danny and Lucas escape with Midas as Dotty tries to finally get the meeting she always wanted with the thermals. It goes about how you'd imagine. Chipmunk Lucas is back and causing shenanigans like always. The Gang reunites under extreme pressure.
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    Strangers in the Pines is an actual play roleplaying podcast using the monster of the week rules, inspired by things like Gravity Falls, Stranger Things, and Fringe.
    Follow the exploits of 4 unusual high school students as they try to unravel the mysteries in the strange small town, Pineforge, Oregon.
    OTHER PROJECTS FROM THE RPG EMPIRE:
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    Dust World RPG Podcast: Is a D20 post-apocalyptic sci-fi western actual play role-playing podcast, with crazy over the top anime action, set a few hundred years after a great war burned the earth and a virus called white horse dissolved most organic matter to dust creating the wastelands.
    Together, the Boys, Gage Thane a dust casting sword monk, Clarence Wells a powerful kid psychic, and Kevin Wolfkin a fox faced hunter bent on revenge, along with a slew of interesting allies seek to stop Red Earth a power-mad dictatorship bent on domination of the desolate remains of the world.
    Dust World is inspired by Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 but is a unique d20 system different from the DandD game. Dust World is a D20 Tabletop Role-Playing game created by Paul Parnell. Setting created by Paul Parnell and Michael Yatskar.
    https://dust-world-rpg-podcast.captivate.fm/listen
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    • 46 min
    Strangers in the Pines: Ep 41 The Stand Off

    Strangers in the Pines: Ep 41 The Stand Off

    Lucas is in bad shape as Coughlin Industries employees enter Midas's lab. Dotty trying to keep her beta parents busy and Danny tries to help Lucas. Where's Biggs? How can this get any worse? Oh, it can trust me. ;)
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    Strangers in the Pines is an actual play roleplaying podcast using the monster of the week rules, inspired by things like Gravity Falls, Stranger Things, and Twin Peaks.
    Follow the exploits of 4 unusual high school students as they try to unravel the mysteries in the strange small town, Pineforge, Oregon.
    OTHER PROJECTS FROM THE RPG EMPIRE:
    NEW DUST WORLD GAME IN THE WORKS JOIN THE PLAYTEST GROUP
    https://forms.gle/darhbM5jcYFjpJrT8
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    https://mailchi.mp/fa9c20a64e0e/join-the-empire-mailing-list
    Dust World RPG Podcast: Is a D20 post-apocalyptic sci-fi western actual play role-playing podcast, with crazy over the top anime action, set a few hundred years after a great war burned the earth and a virus called white horse dissolved most organic matter to dust creating the wastelands.
    Together, the Boys, Gage Thane a dust casting sword monk, Clarence Wells a powerful kid psychic, and Kevin Wolfkin a fox faced hunter bent on revenge, along with a slew of interesting allies seek to stop Red Earth a power-mad dictatorship bent on domination of the desolate remains of the world.
    Dust World is inspired by Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 but is a unique d20 system different from the DandD game. Dust World is a D20 Tabletop Role-Playing game created by Paul Parnell. Setting created by Paul Parnell and Michael Yatskar.
    https://dust-world-rpg-podcast.captivate.fm/listen
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    Join our Discord and chat with the cast: https://discord.gg/kArf7tQ
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    • 48 min
    Strangers in the Pines: Ep 40 Enter the Ragged Man

    Strangers in the Pines: Ep 40 Enter the Ragged Man

    The gang dealing with the aftermath of the exploding admin lady. Lucas finally decides how to escape and Dotty makes it back to her house. Lucas runs into a strange creature in the woods as he flees the school. Danny confronts his new powers and their effects on others.
    SPONSOR: To sponsor one of our shows contact us at theRPGempire.sponsor@gmail.com
    Strangers in the Pines is an actual play roleplaying podcast using the monster of the week rules, inspired by things like Gravity Falls, Stranger Things, and Twin Peaks.
    Follow the exploits of 4 unusual high school students as they try to unravel the mysteries in the strange small town, Pineforge, Oregon.
    OTHER PROJECTS FROM THE RPG EMPIRE:
    NEW DUST WORLD GAME IN THE WORKS JOIN THE PLAYTEST GROUP
    https://forms.gle/darhbM5jcYFjpJrT8
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    Dust World RPG Podcast: Is a D20 post-apocalyptic sci-fi western actual play role-playing podcast, with crazy over the top anime action, set a few hundred years after a great war burned the earth and a virus called white horse dissolved most organic matter to dust creating the wastelands.
    Together, the Boys, Gage Thane a dust casting sword monk, Clarence Wells a powerful kid psychic, and Kevin Wolfkin a fox faced hunter bent on revenge, along with a slew of interesting allies seek to stop Red Earth a power-mad dictatorship bent on domination of the desolate remains of the world.
    Dust World is inspired by Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 but is a unique d20 system different from the DandD game. Dust World is a D20 Tabletop Role-Playing game created by Paul Parnell. Setting created by Paul Parnell and Michael Yatskar.
    https://dust-world-rpg-podcast.captivate.fm/listen
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    • 47 min
    Strangers in the Pines: Ep 39 From Bad to Worse

    Strangers in the Pines: Ep 39 From Bad to Worse

    Lucas still confused and worried about revealing himself to this world tries to think of a way to escape without drawing attention. Danny and Dotty meet up and try to get out of the school, it goes really sideways. Dotty tries to convince everyone she was never there and Danny does something unexpected.
    SPONSOR: To sponsor one of our shows contact us at theRPGempire.sponsor@gmail.com
    Strangers in the Pines is an actual play roleplaying podcast using the monster of the week rules, inspired by things like Gravity Falls, Stranger Things, and Twin Peaks.
    Follow the exploits of 4 unusual high school students as they try to unravel the mysteries in the strange small town, Pineforge, Oregon.
    OTHER PROJECTS FROM THE RPG EMPIRE:
    NEW DUST WORLD GAME IN THE WORKS JOIN THE PLAYTEST GROUP
    https://forms.gle/darhbM5jcYFjpJrT8
    OR JOIN THE DUST WORLD RPG MAILING LIST TO STAY UP TO DATE ON THE PROJECT AND UPCOMING THE KICKSTARTER:
    https://mailchi.mp/fa9c20a64e0e/join-the-empire-mailing-list
    Dust World RPG Podcast: Is a D20 post-apocalyptic sci-fi western actual play role-playing podcast, with crazy over the top anime action, set a few hundred years after a great war burned the earth and a virus called white horse dissolved most organic matter to dust creating the wastelands.
    Together, the Boys, Gage Thane a dust casting sword monk, Clarence Wells a powerful kid psychic, and Kevin Wolfkin a fox faced hunter bent on revenge, along with a slew of interesting allies seek to stop Red Earth a power-mad dictatorship bent on domination of the desolate remains of the world.
    Dust World is inspired by Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 but is a unique d20 system different from the DandD game. Dust World is a D20 Tabletop Role-Playing game created by Paul Parnell. Setting created by Paul Parnell and Michael Yatskar.
    https://dust-world-rpg-podcast.captivate.fm/listen
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    Join our Discord and chat with the cast: https://discord.gg/kArf7tQ
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    Also, If You're Loving This Podcast, Consider Supporting The Production Of It Through Our Patreon. You'll get even more awesome shows to listen to as a bonus for 1$!
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    • 48 min

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9 Ratings

Mr. Smith3.1415 ,

top notch

Well written story, seasoned players making good use of the system, and attention to editing make for a great listen right from the first episode.

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