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47: Houses In Motion

As demonic forces descend, the party make ready to defend the village – but some of them have trouble staying put.

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46: Mother Mother

We’re back at last!

In prehistory’s first fae village, Eggerton finds himself overwhelmed by responsibility as demonic forces close in – and someone else watches from on high.

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45: What Comes Around

The party try to come to terms with their new place in history – and history isn’t done with them yet.

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44: Roots and Wings

Their mission for King Stan accomplished, the party find themselves in grave danger from all sides.

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43: Some Like It Hot

Sent on a desert journey by the Zombie King, the party run into some eye-watering perils.

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42: The Brains of the Future

Stranded in the desert, the party seek out the much-feared king of the zombies.

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41: Sky Idiots

The party attempt their escape from House Nefarious with the questionable help of Captain Val.

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40: Under House Nefarious

At long last… Other Bothers is back!

Blat tries to arrange the party’s escape, while Darcy and Eggerton are put to work.

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39: Inside House Nefarious

Blat resigns himself to his fate, while Darcy plots and Eggerton makes an alarming discovery.

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38: Forward Into The Past

Darcy, Blat and Eggerton escape from the Shattering and into an almost forgotten era, hoping for a second chance to head off a future catastrophe.

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Arc 1 Retrospective

In Episode 38, Blat, Darcy and Eggerton are about to be thrown headlong into their second major arc, and we thought it was time to share some favourite and pivotal moments from the first arc!

New to the podcast? There are plenty of spoilers here, but this should give you the general flavour of the show – even if summing up the actual plot seems to be beyond us.

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Prepping for The End Of Time, Second Arc

Episode 38 of The End of Time and Other Bothers will mark the beginning of a whole new story arc starring Darcy, Blat and Eggerton! And this time, we’re all joining in designing the world. Plus: everyone moves up to Level 5.

Warning: may contain spoilers for future episodes! (And past episodes!)

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37: Departures

With defeat looming, the Nexus has hidden itself away from the Shattering. Moira, Ananka and Tekmar begin the desperate search, and Tekmar faces her destiny.

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36: The Battle Uphill

The adventurers fight their way to the summit of Mount Zirma, where their final battle awaits.

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35: In The Loop

The crew cross the River Twist on their way to a fateful confrontation with the Shattering – and encounter some familiar faces along the way.

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34: Sugar High

The Other Bothers crew are back with a new Solstice episode!

As the Blatavan’s weary crew travel further into the endless night brought on by the Shattering, they struggle to cope with their gaggle of new passengers.

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33: Within the Walls

Darcy, Eggerton and Jacklyn follow Blat into Fort Clattering, where sinister forces are gathering.

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32: Fort Knights

The Blatavan makes its way to Fort Clattering, where the children of the nearby village plead for the party’s help.

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31: Breaking Blat

On the trail of the Shattering, the party drive towards the mysterious Mount Zirma, but meet resistance along the way – and discover that they aren’t the only passengers on board the Blatavan.

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30: Snake Oil

Darcy, Blat, Eggerton and Snegal prepare to rescue Jacklyn and Jill from the Shattering – but quickly run into trouble.

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29: Nobody’s Side

We leave our three adventurers for a moment and journey to a far-off island. Long ago, Ananka and Moira’s youngest sister Tekmar ran from the Nexus and went into hiding. But now, it seems someone has found her at last.

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28: Old Friends, Old Enemies

The party meet some frightening and familiar adversaries on their journey back to Paradox. Where will their quest lead them next? And what has become of the Academy?

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27: Something Else Again

Our reunited adventurers make their way back toward the Academy, but stop off at the Temple Idris, where they find some familiar faces – and a few surprises.

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26: Immortal Combat

Darcy and Eggerton have found their way to Blat at last – just in time for Celene’s final move. It’s time for a divine showdown.

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25: Making and Breaking

Darcy sneaks through Celene’s castle to reach Blat, but Eggerton gets caught in traffic.

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24: Diamonds and Diversions

Time is flowing strangely as Darcy and Eggerton make their way to Celene’s palace – and Blat prepares for a fateful confrontation.

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23: Anywhere and Everywhere

Darcy desperately seeks a way to help Blat, while Blat desperately seeks a way to save Eggerton.

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22: Best Laid Plans

Blat, Darcy and Eggerton track the goddess Celene to her new hideout and ready themselves for battle and/or hugs.

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21: Ice Ice Baby

Blat meets some obstacles on the trail of Celene, while Eggerton and Darcy meet some obstacles on the trail of Blat.

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20: The Meeting of the Three

At the urging of Mother Speckley, Eggerton and Darcy set out to help Blat — and find him a changed half-demon.

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19: Point of Contact

Eggerton and Darcy make their way back to the Nexus seeking answers — but instead, everything goes terribly wrong.

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18: Going Downhill

Darcy and Eggerton wander the rebooted storyverse in search of an artifact, while Blat encounters a mysterious stranger who aims to change his destiny.

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17: Return of the Oracle

While Darcy and Eggerton struggle to make sense of their new mission, Blat makes his way back to the Temple of the Oracle for a visit.

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16: The Moon Mission

Blat reluctantly embarks on his mission to convert the people of the world to the worship of Celene, goddess of the moon.

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15: Solstice

It’s a gloomy Winter Festival as Darcy and Eggerton return to the Academy. Blat looks for an escape from Celene’s advances. Ananka confronts Greg about his betrayal.

We’re back from our hiatus, and we’ll resume our regular schedule in the new year — every two weeks starting January 13!

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14: Between, Part 2

Darcy, Eggerton, Blat and Magnus flee the fearsome Celene into perilous territory.

After this episode, we’ll be taking a short break while we roll out Season Two of Alba Salix, Royal Physician. Our adventurers will return in December!

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13: Between, Part 1

Transported to a mysterious land by an angry goddess, our adventurers become separated from one another — and their sanity.

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12: Journey to the Temple, Part 5

Blat’s powers are seriously out of control as the ancient god Morrigu tries to tempt him — and another traveller stumbles into the temple.

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11: Journey to the Temple, Part 4

Darcy finds danger in the passages beneath the chapel, while Blat faces a terrible choice.

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10: Journey to the Temple, Part 3

Alone in the forest, Blat, Darcy and Eggerton find the temple of the Oracle at last.

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9: Journey to the Temple, Part 2

Ananka’s visions are failing her as she, Blat, Darcy and Eggerton wander in search of the Oracle Idris — and find themselves at a mysterious inn.

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8: Journey to the Temple, Part 1

Darcy, Eggerton and Blat make their way across the desert to visit an ancient oracle, with questionable guidance from Ananka.

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7: The Riddle, Part 2

The trio make their way to a storybook castle to answer a mysterious proclamation.

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6: The Riddle, Part 1

Darcy, Blat and Eggerton find themselves abruptly promoted and sent into the unknown.

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5: The Academy of the Fallen, Part 4

Our three adventurers try out their new skills around the Academy. Meanwhile, a new threat is rising…

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4: The Academy of the Fallen, Part 3

It’s time for our adventurers to start their training. Darcy, Eggerton and Blat each go on a strange and terrifying journey.

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3: The Academy of the Fallen, Part 2

The new recruits undergo their pre-training assessment. Eggerton finds himself up against the wall. Darcy tries her strength. Blat goes… shopping?

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End Notes, Episode 2

End Notes is our debrief session with the cast and/or crew of The End of Time and Other Bothers. It’s a bonus for our supporters on Patreon, but we’ve posted the first two here to give you an idea of what they’re like. To hear more, visit patreon.com/albasalix.

In this episode, GM Sean and producer Eli sit down to discuss how EOT fits into the canon of our scripted shows Alba Salix, Royal Physician and The Axe & Crown, and how we’re dealing with creating a biweekly show without burning out.

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2: The Academy of the Fallen, Part 1

Darcy, Blat and Eggerton find themselves thrown back through time to a strange town.

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End Notes, Episode 1

End Notes is our debrief session with the cast and/or crew of The End of Time and Other Bothers, and comes out on the Wednesday following every episode of the main show.

You don’t need to listen to End Notes to make sense of Other Bothers — they’re just here to fill you in on some of the game mechanics, world-building and on-the-fly decisions that went into making the show.

The first two End Notes episodes will appear on the main podcast feed, to give you an idea of what they’re like. Future episodes will be a bonus for our supporters on Patreon.

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1: The End

Blat the half-demon has a calamity in the filing room. Eggerton the fairy gives a fateful presentation. And Darcy the human realizes she is being hunted.

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0: Welcome

Welcome to The End of Time and Other Bothers! It’s our brand new improvised fantasy roleplaying game set in the world of Alba Salix.

In this introductory episode, our Game Master Sean Howard sits down with Michael Howie, the voice of Eggerton, to give a bit of background on the setting, on the game system we’re using (Dungeon World), and what we’re hoping to achieve with our improv-based approach.

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