The Redacted Files is an actual play podcast focused on having fun playing all the systems we can get our hands on, though we do have a focus on investigative and horror games.

Series Status

Ongoing - Multiple seasons / arcs

Episode Frequency & Length

Weekly
1-2 Hours

Type & Channels

Podcast
Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Youtube, Twitter, Discord, Website
The Redacted Files
2014
The Redacted Files is an actual play podcast focused on having fun playing all the systems we can get our hands on, though we do have a focus on investigative and horror games.

Rules & Source Material

Home Brew, Game Book / Manual, Other IP / Universe
7th Sea, 13th Age, Apocalypse Games, Call of Cthulhu, Cypher System Games, Fate Core and Fate Accelerated, Forged in the Dark Games, Pathfinder, World of Darkness, Indie / Original System, No GM/DM
Almost True Play, Rule of Cool, Comedy, Guests / Interview

Format, Setting & Vulgarity

Multiple Arcs / Seasons, One-Shots, Rules / Meta / Industry Chat
Fantasy, IRL, Dystopia, Historical Era, Space, Horror
Gore and Violence, Swearing / Cursing

Cast & Player Characters

LGBTQ+, BIMPOC, POC, Disabled / Neurodivergent, Non-Binary, Trans, Female, Male, Random Mix, All Knowledgeable of the Rules, Mostly Knowledgeable of the Rules, Some First Time Players
Fighter, Magic User, Healer, Sneaky, Druid, Tinkerer, Villain / Anti-Hero, Custom Classes

Cast Voice Distinctness

Fairly Distinct

Audio Quality & Equipment

Conference Call, USB Mics, XLR Mics, Uneven Levels, Some Background Noise, Audio improves within first 10 episodes, Audio improves within first 25 episodes
Includes Credits for Music and Effects Used

Editing Style

Minor Editing, Fully Edited

Video (if applicable)