Penance RPG

Penance RPG is a homebrew style of RPG podcast created out of the belief that actual play storytelling should allow for not only free player choice for any and every decision but equal consequences to these decisions. We believe this allows for an organic style of storytelling rarely seen anywhere else whilst still retaining a deep love for fantastical tales of castles and characters. As all bard’s tales should, we work to not only tell our own tales of heroism and heretics, but also blend our own ideas with tales that have passed around the fires many times over to create fresh blood for older stories, telling them in such a manner that breathes new life and a different style to a tale that some of you may have heard more than 956877 times before.... We offer lovable characters, dastardly villains, dangerous scenery and chaotic situations all in an attempt to bring you something different from your standard dungeon crawl.


episode 47: 47. The Tale Of Botanical Bedlam

The old man sits and waits, Emitting quiet groans,
With clicks and whistles they rise around, to help pick clean the bones...

Following the spiritual events of last week, the crew of The Sea Pony find themselves in trouble as the ship accidentally embeds itself on the hidden rocks of a small, mysterious island...

What will it cost them to repair the boat?
Will Cap’n Ash allow them to go adventuring before they’ve finished their chores?
Where is the strange magic coming from?
How is it affecting the island?
And why do things always go wrong for Belry?

Also this week, Rivane copies a ghost, The Unnamed Rogue tries sneaking and Tensho gets distracted by his own distraction.

What can be learned? What will they choose?
When the diggers rise, with a hidden prize and talk of dead men’s shoes?
It seems the story has just begun, after last week’s challenging welcome.
We bring before you, The Tale of Botanical Bedlam.



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