Join us for the Immortals Inc. Podcast as we discuss the hobby industry in both the past and present. We'll be discussing how our game store has evolved in the Cleveland, Ohio area and how it has shaped our present store and where it will take us in the future. We will be discussing current games and hobbies along with interviews with our staff and customers who play these games and why they enjoy them. All of our discussions will be casual and focus on how these game and hobbies can bring some fun into your life.
Nate hacks into the dystopian future of CYBERPUNK 2020 RPG and brings us back to the golden age of RPGs when this game was new. We do a retro-review of the CYBERPUNK 2020 from R. Talsorian Games in anticipation of the release of the Cyberpunk 2077 video game.
Nate delves into the mystical and wonderful of LIMINAL RPG from Modiphius and comes out with a bucket of knowledge! LIMINAL is set in England and offers a simple jump-in point for players and game masters to enter the dark side and hidden world that lurks along side our own.
Carlos and Nate are joined to by Travis Miller to discuss Swords & Wizardy, the slimmed down version for classic 1st Edition D&D adventures.
Swords & Wizardy RPG is published by Frog God Games and perfect for the casual gamer. Set in any fantasy world you can make, this game is a throw back to classic D&D with simple rules, classic rolls and great art.
Goodman Games brings another great and classic RPG with their publication of DUNGEON CRAWL CLASSICS. Nate gives us his review of this role playing game that will make new players cringe and old players rejoice!
This is a game that loves fatalities and rewards the survivors. With a more then a nod to the 1st Edition AD&D that everyone loves, this RPG allows players to know what it like back in the 'old days' with lots of charts, background and total party kills. Perfect for the classic gamer and can be very interesting to the new ones.
Carlos is joined by special guest John Dunn from Melior Via game company to discuss GENESYS RPG from Fantasy Flight Games. GENESYS is a sort of 'generic' RPG that allows you to use a variety of settings.
Using nearly the same dice and core mechanics from their Star Wars RPG, Fantasy Flight Games offers and easy to get into and open world RPG system that can be used by new and old players alike.
After a short (or long, I know...we need to get better) delay Carlos and Nate proudly and finally get to review DELTA GREEN RPG based on the Call of Cthulhu mythos. DELTA GREEN is one of Nate's favorite settings and he gives and excellent review of it.
This version of DELTA GREEN is a stand alone game and does not require any other system to run.
Pathfinder RPG 2nd Edition has arrived and Nate is taking a big old bite at it! Well, he has actually read it and has done a pretty nice review of it. Come listen to Nate and Carlos talk about the updated Pathfinder RPG and see how it stacks up against the last edition and D&D 5th Edition.
Things from the Flood is the second RPG book from the Tales from the Loop series. In this book the kids have grown into teens and things get a little more dark and a lot more serious.
Nate Elwood will break down the book, system and benefits of getting this great game and deep world.
Savage Worlds is the core ruleset for all of Pinnacle’s current roleplaying games, including Deadlands, 50 Fathoms, Necessary Evil, The Last Parsec, Weird Wars, and more. It has everything you need to play narrative or miniature-based games, with quick, simple, yet comprehensive rules for everything from combat to Dramatic Tasks, Chases, and Interludes.
Carlos welcomes John Dunn, local game writer, as they discuss how Savage World has become popular at Immortals Inc, the latest version set to release soon and East Texas University setting.
Carlos listens as Nate describes the bizarre and often confusing world of OVER THE EDGE RPG from Atlas Games.
Over The Edge first appeared and in the early 90s and has had several prints along with a lot of source material. There was even a CCG based on this fun little world of high fantasy and Science Fiction.
Nate Elwood reviews BLADES IN THE DARK from Evil Hat Productions. The game is set in a Victorian Era world where you and your group are trying to build a criminal organization in a dark city full of terror and peril.
LOW LIFE RPG - the game from the insane mind of Andy Hopp allows you to play in the far future where mankind has left and all his refuse has come to life. Play the Twinke or poo that you always wanted to be.
Carlos and Nate talk about the core game using the Savage Worlds system.
Mutant: Year Zero is a Post Apocalyptic Role Playing game set in the war torn future of Earth from Cubicle 7 Games.
Carlos and Nate talk about this 'sand box' style RPG where you start as a mutant and are forced to go out into the terrible world of a sad future so that your colony can survive. Like most of the Cubicle 7 Games this one is deadly and fast paced with a great background and a beautifully presented book.
Nate was able to digest a two volume rule set from the boxed set of FORBIDDEN LANDS RPG box set from Modiphius Entertainment. This new RPG is set in a land that characters can build from the ground up.
This beautiful box set gives you a new view on to explore, build and adventures.
Carlos is joined by Joe Werner, our local financial Magic expert, and talks about the actual money aspects of buying the new MODERN HORIZONS along with any other Magic investment.
Joe Werner is a published author on baseball statistics and numbers. His work has been used on ESPN and is very good at predicting statistics. Joe has written a number of blogs for us and has predicted many card price spikes in Magic.
Andy Hopp joins us on the podcast today to push his latest project on Kickstarter and let us know what he is doing with Oddmall and Con on the Cob.
Andy Hopp is a writer, creator, artist and all around entertainer located near Akron, Ohio. Andy has a popular RPG called LOW LIFE which uses the Savage World system along with Oddmall Outpost which is an art store and gaming area.
You need a laugh? Listen to the podcast!
Do you feel like someone is watching you? Do you feel like every task given to you is impossible or made to fail?
Perfect, you are ready to play PARANOIA RPG. Join Carlos and Nate as they review the latest incarnation of the classic RPG PARANOIA from Mongoose Publishing. In a future where an insane computer runs your daily life and you hope that you don't run out of clones before the mission is complete, you must prove you are not a conspirator and working against your fellow players. Perfect for a one shot or short campaign.
Carlos and Nate are back to finish talking about WARHAMMER FANTASY RPG from Cubicle 7. This is Part 2 of a podcast about this classic role-playing game.
Nate talks about the system, character building and overall layout of the book. If you are looking for a fast paced and deadly RPG and want to take a break from your usual stuff, give this podcast a listen and then give the game a try!
John Dunn, author of many RPG titles, stops in as a special guest to talk about the Savage Worlds game system. John is currently running an open Savage World game on Scheduled Sunday nights and wants to get the world out on many of the systems various supplements and how game play works.
Join Carlos and Nate as they, as always, discuss new product and the latest release of Warhammer Fantasy RPG. This is part 1 of a 2 part podcast. Get Nate's raw impression of the book and little history of the Warhammer Fantasy past.
Carlos and Nate continue with some classic RPGs and take a moment to discuss one of their favorite...Call of Cthulhu. They tell you how to enter this Lovecraftian world of adventure and why it is the favorite game to lose...or go insane...or get devoured....
Nate gives us a pretty good review of the latest release of VAMPIRE: THE MASQUERADE from Modiphius Entertainment. Carlos on the other hand is just trying to sell some books...
But seriously, if you are an old school gamer or brand new or looking for the first time at this horror role playing game, give it a listen and you might see what you may like or do not like about this game and help you decide if you want to try it out.
Carlos introduces the latest addition to Immortals Inc...the board game group FLAVOR TEXT! Kailey and Ryan talk about their Sunday evening Stream and what you can expect from them.
We also discuss Wizard's latest release for Friday, November 16th of DUNGEON MAYHEM...a quick card game of fantasy adventure and combat.
SHADOWRUN has been enjoyed by many gamers for a lot of years and we felt that one more visit could not hurt. Give a listen as Carlos and Nate talk about this great cyberpunk style game that may have predicted the future!
Okay...maybe the writers just used their brains and saw where technology was going and decided to put it into a cool game. Either way it is fun.
Music by: Skitter, 'Succubus' from the album Through the Dirt.
All Flesh Must Be Eaten is probably one of the best horror role-playing games involving zombies that has been made so far. Perfect for a one shot or long campaign. If you ever wanted to play THE WALKING DEAD, this is the game you want.
But of course, Carlos and Nate would decide to showcase such a great 'dead' game for Halloween. Let them convince you that sometimes old game are good games and getting the PDF would be completely worth it!
Join Carlos and Nate as they talk about the re-release of the classic game TORG. TORG is the RPG world of multiple realities crashing in on Earth's existence and the races that fight against it.
Also, listen to how impressed Carlos is with our latest commercial...that you can't see on the a podcast....
Carlos is joined again by Nate Elwood to discuss more about Vampire: The Masquerade and a little bit about Kill Team from Games Workshop.
Kill Team will have a league going on at the shop. Listen here and you can get the details.
Carlos is joined by Matt Ludwick and a discussion of BLOOD BOWL is started and the chaos immediately begins!
A regular BLOOD BOWL league and tournaments are going to start happening on Tuesdays at the store. We discuss how easy it is to get into the game and how much fun is can be.
Music by: Skitter, 'Succubus' from the album: Through the Dirt
Carlos is joined by Nate Elwood to talk about the upcoming release of the latest version of VAMPIRE: THE MASQUERADE from Modiphius Entertainment.
Nate will talk about the old style of play and how much fun such a dark game can be.
Carlos is joined by Diana Robles and Mel Perzel for a discussion about why, as females, they start gaming and why others should give it a try.
They all talk about their current games and the excitement and fun they have at each session.
Carlos and John talk about getting past 'campaign block' when running an RPG. John helps Carlos as he vents about his players and why they are so crazy!
FREE RPG Day and Immortals Inc Overstock Warehouse is also discussed.
Carlos invites John Dunn back for a talk and they discuss the challenges and joys of gaming with younger players. John makes some suggestions on games and techniques to get the whole family involved in the fun.
Carlos has finally figured out the 'donate button' and hopes that it works soon!
Check out John's work at meliorvia.com
Music: 'Succubus' by Skitter from Through the Dirt
Carlos welcomes Simon Ingram to the podcast and he shares his vast knowledge on one of the latest releases from Games Workshop: SHADESHIRE Underworlds.
Simon tells us what we get and what the game play is like. He also discusses events at our store and worldwide on this quick miniature game that is gaining popularity.
Carlos and Marten discuss the problem of switching between different role-playing systems and why it can become a problem.
Marten also gets Carlos up to date on new Pathfinder products and company news...that he should have already known!
Meet the driving force behind 'Diana's Discount Mondays' when Carlos' wife Diana joins the podcast for a little one-on-one time with her husband.
Diana will discuss Monday Warhammer 40K, CARDFIGHT!! Vanguard, Magic and new and exciting products.
Carlos is joined by John Dunn, local gaming writer, for a quick discussion of the latest incarnation of a Warhammer 40K RPG.
John gives a quick overview of the newest 40K RPG being developed by Ulisses North America: WRATH & GLORY. With such credit as THE DARK EYE RPG and the newest TORG RPG coming out, I am sure this will be a game to enjoy.
'Tales from the Loop' RPG is sure to be fan favorite of anyone who loves Stranger Things, ET, Super 8 or any 80's movie...ever!
Carlos and Marten discuss in some detail a new RPG called 'Tales from the Loop'...an RPG set in the 80's that never was. They talk about how it can be used to recreate your favorite setting and also about the quality of the art and presentation of the book. They also review some of the events going on weekly at Immortals Inc.
Warhammer 40K tournaments at Immortals Inc
Carlos and Matt, from The Chainsword Diaries, discuss the upcoming Warhammer 40K tournament and some Leagues that are currently running. They also still argue about how great the Space Marines really are!!
GLOOMHAVEN and other expensive board games you should play, or at least get your friends to buy.
Carlos invites Marten back for another podcast and they chat about bigger board games and the pros and cons of KICKSTARTER. They also delve into what a 'reasonable Space Marine' is and why there should be more.
Music by Skitter Track: Succubus Album: Through the Dirt 2017
An introduction to the STARFINDERS RPG which includes a brief description of classes and game play.
Carlos invites Marten Dollinger to the show to talk about STARFINDERS RPG from Paizo. Learn about what you get with the purchase of the core book, how easy it is to get into and some basic character builds.
Music: 'Succubus' by SKITTER from the album THROUGH THE DIRT.
Frontier Format for Magic the Gathering is coming to Immortals Inc.
Join Carlos and special guest Eric Marti as they talk about Frontier Magic starting to played on Thursday Nights. Frontier Magic is an extended Standard Format that should appeal to casual players. Low in cost and easy to get into.
Music: 'Succubus' by SKITTER from the album THROUGH THE DIRT.
A quick look at Warhammer: Age of Sigmar from Games Workshop.
Carlos is joined by special guest Erik Marti and they spend a session talking about Warhammer: Age of Sigmar. This discussion is from the beginner view point and is perfect for anyone starting out or looking for a place to try it out.
Carlos also gives a run down of the some latest products that are now available from Immortals Inc.
Carlos invites two special guests, Aaron West and Ross Chrisman, to talk about something he knows very little about....Magic the Gathering!
Aaron lets us know some of the stuff that can be pulled in the upcoming Modern Masters 2017 'Box Break' and also talks in details about drafting the new Iconic Masters. Carlos talks of the wonders of 'hot red rooster sauce'.
Carlos and Brock teach us what a 'box break' is and the dangers of pumping gas in Cleveland.
Join us as we talk about the upcoming box break we are having at the store for a box of Modern Masters, why you can not play KILLER anymore and the fun of an Anime Convention.
Carlos talks with Marten about TCGPlayer, card singles and how to get started with online sales.
Join Carlos as he welcomes Marten as they have a somewhat serious discussion on how Marten created our online card single sales. Hear how Carlos constantly ignores him and how Marten was still able to succeed.
New and exciting things coming to the store for Warhammer 40K
In this week's episode Carlos welcomes Jeff Shumay and Gilberto Rivera to the studio to talk about their new project...CHAINSWORD DIARIES. They will talk about the new live broadcast of a 'showcase' game on TWITCH and some of the exciting and cool stuff they will be doing.
You can also hear how Carlos betrayed his beloved Ultramarines...by letting go of his favorite miniature!
LOST TAPES: GenCon 50 edition.
Join Carlos, Diana and Josh as they attend GenCon 50 in Indianapolis, Indiana in a series of short blurbs and discussions about the convention as they are on scene.
Here about some of the events, latest releases and cool things that they come across.
Carlos welcomes Josh to his first ever podcast where they discuss the new game from Bushiroad...DRAGONBORNE.
They also go over all our weekly and some special monthly events and how you can start playing some of your favorite games on those days.
Carlos and Brock tell you how you can become a permanent part of Immortals Inc with the building of a new coffee bar and gaming area.
They also discuss our TCGPlayer account where you can maybe catch a deal on some card singles, upcoming events, robot invasions and why the world would be a better place without our 3D printer.
Carlos and Brock let every one know that The Godfather: Corleone's Empire Board Game is now available at the shop, Magic League is up and running and that Standard Showdown will be starting soon.
We can also see how Carlos pronounces 'Konor' as 'Condor' as they also discuss the newest Warhammer 40K Campaign that is approaching fast. Let's see how long it takes Jeff to yell at him!
Carlos and Brock invite Sam the DM onto the podcast where he talks about DM burn out, new ideas and the D&D Adventure League.
They also discuss the TWITCH stream that we broadcast every Sunday of his game.
'A casual discussion on playing Dungeon & Dragons'
Carlos has Pedro on this week for a short discussion on a new Dungeons & Dragons campaign that he is starting. They touch upon worries that he has about being able to DM for the first time.
'Warhammer 40K Campaigns'
Carlos and Jeff are back to talk more about the new 40K box set and the upcoming campaign that Games Workshop is putting out in July and a short campaign we are going to run at the store.
Warhammer 40K 8th Edition Release!!
Carlos and Jeff talk about the demo game they played of 8th Edition Warhammer 40K and what they enjoyed about it. They also talk about the release of the product this Saturday and how popular it should be.
Carlos and Brock are joined by X-Wing Miniatures enthusiast Nathan May as they discuss the many tournaments coming up this summer at Immortals Inc based around the the X-Wing Miniature, Armada and Destiny Dice Game. Nathan also discusses some builds and the teams most likely to win.
Carlos and Brock have a light discussion on why you should be trying the 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons and where you can play. They also talk about the Adventurers League that is played here every Wednesday night.
Carlos is joined by two long time gaming friends, Pedro and Will, to talk about playing the Call of Cthulhu RPG. Pedro is new to this type of role-playing game and they talk about the differences of horror role-playing versus the classic dungeon crawl.
Carlos and Jeff continue their discussion of the new Warhammer 40K 8th edition coming in June. Carlos gets excited about the new larger Space Marines with rifles...as it brings him one step closer to his dream of an all Terminator army armed with sniper rifles.
Carlos and Jeff discuss, in detail, some of the changes that are coming to Warhammer 40K 8th edition this June including changes to the phases, leaked information and miniature and army news. They also pump the last 7th edition Warhammer 40K tournament happening at Immortals Inc this weekend.
Carlos and Brock discuss the weekly events at Immortals Inc, along with making the exciting announcement that the Podcast will also be a weekly event!
As always, they wander off topic and find out the true meaning of friendship.
Carlos is join by John Dunn, a local author that has worked on many recent game publications including Star Wars RPG, Warhammer 40K RPG, Accursed RPG and many others. They are discussing the upcoming release of STARFINDER RPG from Paizo that should be available at Gen Con.
Carlos and John Dunn talk about the latest box set from Games Workshop: SHADOW WAR ARMAGEDDON. They discuss how easy it is to play and start up and of the upcoming 4 week campaign starting up at Immortals Inc.
Carlos and Brock discuss the pranks and odd behavior that goes on behind the counters of Immortals Inc. and many other disturbing things they have done or witnessed inside of game stores. It's the 'game within a game'!!
Carlos and Jeff, our resident Warhammer 40K enthusiast, talk about the latest tournament at Immortals Inc. and all the tactics that were and could have been used, Carlos' inability to understand simple 40K concepts and the next tournament.
Carlos and Brock have an opportunity to talk about alternative and older game while the store is empty. Unfortunately, the quiet and the late hour takes them a little off topic and we discover the dreaded 'traitor potato'.
Carlos is joined by his Co-host Brock in this weeks episode where they discuss Star Wars and the different styles of games that have released. Star Wars has licensed games for role-playing, card, dice, miniatures and more. Find out what their favorites and what games you might enjoy!
Carlos is joined with his Co-host Brock in this weeks episode where they discuss the many types of gamers, ranging from Bronies to Magic players, convention gaming to basement gaming. Check it all out in this weeks podcast.
Carlos is joined with his Co-host Brock in this weeks episode where they talk about Collections, specifically RPG books and various box sets. But can collections go to far? At what point does it become hoarding? These are the topics that are tackled in this weeks episode.
Carlos is joined again with his Co-host Brock in this weeks episode where they discuss Roleplaying games, specifically the Ars Magica RPG by Atlas Games. Brock is starting up a campaign and discusses what makes this game different and unique.
Carlos is join with special guest Jeff Shumay this week as they discuss the upcomming Warhammer 40K Kill Team event Into No Man’s Land! Including details on the event, what you need to get started and the best way to go about it. There may even be some "Sound Effects" per the request of Jeff.
Carlos is join with special guest Jeff Shumay this week as they discuss everything Warhammer 40K, including the lore, how to get started, and the many variations of the rules and what fits your play style.
This week, Carlos & Brock are joined with the owner of Warzone Matrix and the GODFATHER of gaming Chris Wilson. Chris has been running a game store in the Cleveland area for over 15 years and he shares some of his experiences with us.