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July 16, 2019  

The Cloudskipper’s Captain, Act One

The Cloudskipper sails the sky-sea, laden with lightning. But as the junior crew soon find, that's not the most valuable cargo aboard...

Map of Avian and the Arcus Ocean:

Map of Avian and the Arcus Ocean

STARRING Ellie, Alex, Starkey and Nat as themselves (sort of)

HOSTED BY Strat

GAME DESIGNED AND RUN BY Strat, using the Powered by the Apocalypse engine

In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (blackshawtheatre.wordpress.com)

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Promo: Dames and Dragons (www.damesanddragons.com)

July 9, 2019  

Billy the Resistor (The Cloudskipper’s Captain Backstage)

Afore ye hear our tale, ye have to know something of our land, our vessel the Cloudskipper - an' our dear Cap'n Billy.

STARRING Ellie, Alex, Starkey and Nat

HOSTED BY Strat

GAME DESIGNED AND RUN BY Strat, using the Powered by the Apocalypse engine

In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (blackshawtheatre.wordpress.com)

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Promo: Adventure Incorporated (adventureinc.podbean.com)

July 2, 2019  

The Fourth Dropped Stitch

When you're extraordinary, you can't help but attract hangers-on and haters.

STARRING
Ellie as Nia
Vikki as Marlowe

CREATED AND HOSTED BY
Matt (@MerelyMJ)

IN ASSOCIATION WITH
Blackshaw Theatre Company (www.blackshawonline.com)

PLAYING All Outta Bubblegum by Jeffrey Grant and Michael Sullivan

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June 25, 2019  

The get-out (Upstaged! Backstage)

Could the contest have turned out differently? Would we want that?

STARRING Ellie, Nat, Ellen and Strat

HOSTED BY Matt

GAME DESIGNED AND RUN BY Matt, based loosely on Simple World by Avery Alder

In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (blackshawtheatre.wordpress.com)

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Promo: Missing Roll Player Found (missingrollplayerfound.com)

June 18, 2019  

Upstaged! Act Four

Nationals! Here against all the odds, can the company stick the landing?

STARRING Ellie, Nat, Ellen, and Strat as themselves (sort of)

HOSTED BY Matt

GAME DESIGNED AND RUN BY Matt based loosely on Simple World by Avery Alder

In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (blackshawtheatre.wordpress.com)

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Promo: The Prestige (www.kaiju.fm/the-prestige)

June 11, 2019  

Meet the judges (Upstaged! Backstage)

The company introduce us to their alter egos: the judges of Upstaged!

STARRING Ellie, Nat, Ellen and Strat

HOSTED BY Matt

GAME DESIGNED AND RUN BY Matt, based loosely on Simple World by Avery Alder

In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (blackshawtheatre.wordpress.com)

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Promo: 20-Sided Adventures (the20sa.podbean.com)

June 4, 2019  

Upstaged! Act Three

After taking a bath in the first round, the company struggle to keep their heads above water.

STARRING Ellie, Nat, Ellen, and Strat as themselves (sort of)

HOSTED BY Matt

GAME DESIGNED AND RUN BY Matt based loosely on Simple World by Avery Alder

In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (blackshawtheatre.wordpress.com)

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Matt mentions these podcasts and networks in the intro:

Promo: Modified Roll (www.modifiedroll.com)

May 28, 2019  

The stakes (Upstaged! Backstage)

Why would a small theatre company want a big cash prize? Silly question. Here's a better one: why can't they afford to lose?

STARRING Ellie, Nat, Ellen and Strat

HOSTED BY Matt

GAME DESIGNED AND RUN BY Matt, based loosely on Simple World by Avery Alder

In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (blackshawtheatre.wordpress.com)

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Promo: Tails from the Dark Dragons Inn (tailsfromthedarkdragonsinn.co.uk)

May 21, 2019  

Upstaged! Act Two

Unsporting behaviour and technical difficulties threaten to derail the big performance.

STARRING Ellie, Nat, Ellen, and Strat as themselves (sort of)

Nat is on Twitter @WinterNatters and appears in these recent and forthcoming games:

HOSTED BY Matt

GAME DESIGNED AND RUN BY Matt based loosely on Simple World by Avery Alder

In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (blackshawtheatre.wordpress.com)

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Promo: Brits on Bikes (twitter.com/brits_bikes)

May 14, 2019  

What’s my motivation? (Upstaged! Backstage)

The company fill in their character sheets and talk about what sort of story they want to tell this season. #KeepItInCrufts

STARRING Ellie, Nat, Ellen and Strat

HOSTED BY Matt

GAME DESIGNED AND RUN BY Matt, based loosely on Simple World by Avery Alder

In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (blackshawtheatre.wordpress.com)

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Promo: Dice Girls (www.thedicegirlspodcast.com)