The Critshow
A group of friends have their lives turned upside down when they find themselves placed as the last line of defense between the everyday world and the things that go bump in the night.This actual play podcast uses Monster of the Week and other Powered by the Apocalypse games, all within the same dimension hopping narrative, to follow the Indiana Paranormal Task-force (IPT) as they are thrust into the front lines of a battle they didn't know existed.

Series Status

Ongoing - Multiple seasons / arcs

Episode Frequency & Length

Weekly
30-60 Minutes

Type & Channels

Podcast
Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pocket Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Youtube, Twitch, Twitter, Instagram, Discord, Reddit, Website
The Critshow
2018
A group of friends have their lives turned upside down when they find themselves placed as the last line of defense between the everyday world and the things that go bump in the night.This actual play podcast uses Monster of the Week and other Powered by the Apocalypse games, all within the same dimension hopping narrative, to follow the Indiana Paranormal Task-force (IPT) as they are thrust into the front lines of a battle they didn't know existed.

Rules & Source Material

Home Brew, Game Book / Manual, Other IP / Universe
Apocalypse Games, Fate Core and Fate Accelerated, Forged in the Dark Games, Monster of the Week
Almost True Play, Comedy, Guests / Interview

Format, Setting & Vulgarity

Multiple Arcs / Seasons, One-Shots
Fantasy, IRL, Space, Horror
Gore and Violence, Swearing / Cursing

Cast & Player Characters

Professional Voice Actors, Minor Celebrities / Influencers, LGBTQ+, POC, Female, Male, All Knowledgeable of the Rules
Fighter, Magic User, Healer, Tinkerer, Custom Classes

Cast Voice Distinctness

Fairly Distinct

Audio Quality & Equipment

XLR Mics, In Studio
Includes Original Compositions, Includes Credits for Music and Effects Used

Editing Style

Fully Edited

Video (if applicable)