Protean City Comics is an Actual Play podcast that uses the game Masks: A New Generation by Magpie Games to tell stories about teenagers as they struggle through high school and discovering who they are. The format of the show attempts to emulate a comic book reading experience including a description for the cover of every episode, letters to the editor page, and episodes released under different comic titles.

Series Status

Ongoing - Multiple seasons / arcs

Episode Frequency & Length

Weekly
30-60 Minutes

Type & Channels

Podcast
Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Twitter, Discord, Website
Protean City Comics
2017
Protean City Comics is an Actual Play podcast that uses the game Masks: A New Generation by Magpie Games to tell stories about teenagers as they struggle through high school and discovering who they are. The format of the show attempts to emulate a comic book reading experience including a description for the cover of every episode, letters to the editor page, and episodes released under different comic titles.

Rules & Source Material

Game Book / Manual
Masks
Rule of Cool

Format, Setting & Vulgarity

Multiple Arcs / Seasons
Space
Swearing / Cursing

Cast & Player Characters

LGBTQ+, POC, Disabled / Neurodivergent, Female, Male, Mostly Knowledgeable of the Rules, Some First Time Players

Cast Voice Distinctness

Fairly Distinct

Audio Quality & Equipment

XLR Mics, At Home, Audio improves within first 10 episodes
Includes Credits for Music and Effects Used

Editing Style

Fully Edited

Video (if applicable)