Friday, December 30, 2016

Der Hexenkessel (Savage Worlds) - I Want to See Where the Witch is Going With This

The heroes tracks down the man (or monster?) responsible for the attempt on von Siegen's life and force a showdown, leading to a moment of heroism for Raz. Letta encounters a friendly cat. Adolf doesn't believe in vampires, but does discover a mysterious parcel in his saddlebag.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Amazing Character Portrait

The Der Hexenkessel players commissioned a tremendous portrait of their characters by amazing artist Mark Bulahao:

(Left to right: Adolf, Raz, Kat, and Letta, depicted in von Siegen's library).

Furthermore, in an act of astonishing generosity and goodwill, they gifted their humble GM with a framed print of same, shown here on the wall of my home...

This was a surprising and touching gift that literally moved me to tears. I can't thank the group enough!

Der Hexenkessel (Savage Worlds) - Mystery Mercs

The heroes search for clues that might draw them closer to the villain who cursed von Siegen. Also, an alchemist with a house kobold is encountered.

Der Hexenkessel (Savage Worlds) - Poppets And Prophecies

The heroes face crises on multiple fronts when a deadly curse strikes and an ally is shattered by a horrifying vision.

Der Hexenkessel (Savage Worlds) - The Armory Ball

The Ravensburg Armory Christmas Ball is held, bringing good food, good gossip, great dancing... and hidden peril.

Der Hexenkessel (Savage Worlds) - In Which A Cookie Slurry Is Contemplated

The seemingly straightforward task of getting a child to eat a cookie turns out to be much more complex than anticipated.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Der Hexenkessel (Savage Worlds) - Villainy Lingers

Caspar Paur has been defeated, but the consequences of his wickedness live on. Letta endures a night of harrowing nightmares, but thereby learns important information. Adolf's library use and Antonia's baking take center stage as the heroes race to prevent further tragedy.

Der Hexenkessel (Savage Worlds) - Reliable Reports of Krampus

Efforts to resolve the troubles plaguing Nuremberg lead to a battle with a creature straight out of Germanic folklore.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Der Hexenkessel (Savage World) - K is for Kuchen

The investigation in Nuremberg leads the heroes into the dark underbelly of the city's holiday cookie industry, and a most unsettling recipe book is encountered.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Der Hexenkessel (Savage Worlds) - What News of Hugo?

The heroes look forward to some much-needed rest in Ravensburg, but troubling news about an ally spurs them back to the road. Soon, they find themselves in the Free Imperial City of Nuremberg, in pursuit of....German holiday cookies...(?)

Der Hexenkessel (Savage Worlds) - Green Gertrude

While returning to Ravensburg from Bregenz, the heroes take a short detour to investigate a plaintive bunny's report of great evil in a nearby wood.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Der Hexenkessel (Savage Worlds) - A Banquet in Bregenz

Odo Forkbeard has been defeated. But is all truly well? The heroes trade the battlefield for the ballroom, and begin to suspect that all is not as it seems.

Important Show Note: The Legit Mules are indebted to the talented and generous Jon Sayles for making his recordings of Medieval and Early Modern guitar music freely available, and thereby providing a soundtrack for the banquet that features prominently in this session. Jon's website is here:

Monday, February 29, 2016

Der Hexenkessel (Savage Worlds) - Forkbeard

After traveling for weeks and across hundreds of miles, and overcoming numerous threats both supernatural and mundane, the heroes return to the Tyrol for a final showdown with Odo Forkbeard.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Der Hexenkessel (Savage Worlds) - Fairly Won

The quest for the Men of Basyavo obliges Raz to participate in a strange, high-stakes magical duel. Meanwhile, the other heroes contend with summoned beasts, cryptic notebooks, and suspicious Krakow city guardsmen. Kat and von Siegen's relationship reaches a turning point.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Der Hexenkessel (Savage Worlds) - Unsettling and Supernatural

The heroes head for Krakow in search of the Men of Basyavo, but not before an unsettling and supernatural encounter in the Polish wilderness.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Der Hexenkessel (Savage Worlds) - I Like Carrying Heads

The heroes make their way to the lair of the Bog Knight, and a series of astonishingly improbable events converge in the most unpredictable battle to date. Later, however, the disposition of a strange sword sows discord amongst the group. The mysterious faerie of the Stone Forest is sought.


Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Der Hexenkessel (Savage Worlds) "The Bog Knight's head! It is here?"

The miles and the days fly by as the heroes ride east, but not before setting up a militia in a bandit-plagued village. In Leipzig, three rare arcane tomes are found for sale, and Adolf's friends are pranked. Upon arrival in Poland, clues to the location of the legendary Bog Knight are sought.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Fiasco! "Someplace Scary"

It's a well-known fact that you can't make an omelet without breaking a few eggs. In other news, four eggs went to explore a haunted insane asylum. What happened? Listen to this tasty Fiasco-flavored omelet and find out.

The playset for this first foray into Fiasco! by the Mules was authored by our very own Gregg! You can download the playset as a Google Doc here.