Trials of the Apocalypse
Trials of the Apocalypse is an actual play anthology podcast telling humorous, thrilling, and heartfelt short stories with Powered by the Apocalypse games. For each new system we showcase, we explain the basics of the game and collaboratively build our characters and the setting. You can start from the beginning, or with whichever story interests you the most!

Series Status

Ongoing - Multiple seasons / arcs

Episode Frequency & Length

Bi-weekly
1-2 Hours

Type & Channels

Podcast
Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Pocket Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Twitter, Website
Trials of the Apocalypse
2020
Trials of the Apocalypse is an actual play anthology podcast telling humorous, thrilling, and heartfelt short stories with Powered by the Apocalypse games. For each new system we showcase, we explain the basics of the game and collaboratively build our characters and the setting. You can start from the beginning, or with whichever story interests you the most!

Rules & Source Material

Home Brew, Game Book / Manual
Apocalypse Games, Monster of the Week, Indie / Original System
Almost True Play, Rule of Cool, Very Casual, Comedy, Home Brew Rules

Format, Setting & Vulgarity

One-Shots
Fantasy, IRL, Dystopia, Historical Era, Space, Horror
Gore and Violence, Sexual Theme, Swearing / Cursing, Substance Abuse

Cast & Player Characters

LGBTQ+, Female, Male, Family, Childhood Friends, Co-Workers, Random Mix, All Knowledgeable of the Rules, Mostly Knowledgeable of the Rules, Some First Time Players
Fighter, Magic User, Healer, Musical, Sneaky, Druid, Tinkerer, Villain / Anti-Hero, Custom Classes

Cast Voice Distinctness

Totally Unique

Audio Quality & Equipment

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

Editing Style

Fully Edited , Mastered

Video (if applicable)