Eidolon Playtest is two different actual-play RPG campaigns, releasing every Monday on alternating weeks! The goal of this podcast is to playtest EIDOLON: Become Your Best Self, an RPG inspired by Persona and Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, created by Luke Varner and Molly Rhinebeck! EIDOLON POP is a story of a group of college students uncovering the secret, surreal past of their professor, while EIDOLON ROCK is a story of a gang of low-level Las Vegas criminals who stumble upon a drug that grants you superpowers. Check out our Patreon at patreon.com/eidolonplaytest for early episodes, GM notes, behind-the-scenes game design episodes, and early access to the gamebook!

Series Status

Ongoing - Multiple seasons / arcs

Episode Frequency & Length

Weekly
1-2 Hours

Type & Channels

Podcast
Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pocket Podcasts, Twitter, Website
Eidolon Playtest
2020
Eidolon Playtest is two different actual-play RPG campaigns, releasing every Monday on alternating weeks! The goal of this podcast is to playtest EIDOLON: Become Your Best Self, an RPG inspired by Persona and Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, created by Luke Varner and Molly Rhinebeck! EIDOLON POP is a story of a group of college students uncovering the secret, surreal past of their professor, while EIDOLON ROCK is a story of a gang of low-level Las Vegas criminals who stumble upon a drug that grants you superpowers. Check out our Patreon at patreon.com/eidolonplaytest for early episodes, GM notes, behind-the-scenes game design episodes, and early access to the gamebook!

Rules & Source Material

Home Brew, Game Book / Manual
Apocalypse Games, Indie / Original System
Strict True Play, Almost True Play, Rule of Cool, Comedy

Format, Setting & Vulgarity

Multiple Arcs / Seasons
Fantasy, IRL, Dystopia, Horror
Gore and Violence, Sexual Theme, Swearing / Cursing, Substance Abuse

Cast & Player Characters

LGBTQ+, BIMPOC, Disabled / Neurodivergent, Non-Binary, Trans, Female, Male, All Knowledgeable of the Rules, Mostly Knowledgeable of the Rules
Fighter, Magic User, Sneaky, Villain / Anti-Hero, Custom Classes

Cast Voice Distinctness

Fairly Distinct

Audio Quality & Equipment

USB Mics, XLR Mics, At Home
Includes Music, Includes Sound Effects, Includes Original Compositions, Includes Credits for Music and Effects Used

Editing Style

Fully Edited , Mastered

Video (if applicable)