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Buddies Grim

Buddies Grim

By theCoolStoryBros
The goal is simple: Write a good story . . . using only randomly-generated choices. Will we make an exciting and cohesive story . . . or a flaming dumpster fire?
There's only one way to find out!

New episodes every first Monday of the month!
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The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 20 - The Missing Piece
Something is lost. Something is missing. And something is exactly where it's supposed to be. It's Kacie's favorite chapter, because Luna has done the unthinkable. Read along at home at: www.thecoolstorybros.com *Apologies for the late post! We love you and appreciate your patience!
01:04:08
November 12, 2021
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 19 - The Bad Plan, and the Worse Plan
Nedjma hatches a plan – a very, very bad plan. Finally, Kenneth's magic is revealed. Meanwhile, Luna and Kacie offer a case study for the slow descent into madness. Read along at home at: www.thecoolstorybros.com
45:29
October 11, 2021
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 18 - Lulu's Lab
Let's take a trip to the dark side. Groovy, right? This chapter follows Lulu as she reconnects with some familiar test subjects... In fact, what happens is so mind-boggling that Luna herself has earned the title of "Evil Genius" (at least, according to Kacie). Read along at home at: www.thecoolstorybros.com *Apologies for the late post! We love you and appreciate your patience!
40:30
September 14, 2021
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 17 - ‘Cause Your Friends Don’t Dance, and if They Don’t Dance, Well, They’re No Friends of Kenneth’s
Dr. Lulu is back, and things get...complicated. Kacie feels icky about this episode, guys. But Luna agrees, we had to do it to 'em. Read along at home at: www.thecoolstorybros.com
52:54
August 02, 2021
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 16 - Poor Man's Disease
Jose is dead – or is he? Can Nedjma and Kenneth scramble to save him by doing the one thing they're trying to avoid...killing him? Our main characters (and authors) travel deeper into the mysterious miasma in this one, uncovering some spicy secrets along the way. Read along at home at: www.thecoolstorybros.com
56:20
July 05, 2021
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 15 - (Dead) Animal Farm
The miasma. What lurks inside the toxic purple gas coating the surface world? Nedjma, Jose, and Kenneth are about to find out... On the flip side, Kacie commits a dark act, and Luna offers Kacie a proposition... Ooh. So mysterious. Read along at home at: www.thecoolstorybros.com
01:00:18
June 07, 2021
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 14 - Tram Time
In the wake of losing Dr. Lulu and Anti-Kenneth, a new member joins the team – Kenneth. Meanwhile, Luna and Kacie apologize profusely for some crummy audio (seriously, we're really sorry about the hiccups, folks).  Read along at home at: www.thecoolstorybros.com
51:44
May 10, 2021
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 13 - It's an Unlucky Number, Alright
Someone has to stay behind. Will it be Nedjma? Jose? Dr. Saltzman? Anti-Kenneth? And in the second half, will Luna murder Kacie for her chapter length? All important questions . . . Want to read along at home? Check out: www.thecoolstorybros.com
01:06:26
April 05, 2021
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 12 - New Digs and Newer Dilemmas
The spooky squad needs to get out of Marannon castle . . . but when morals and common decency get in the way, they may leave with a little less supplies than necessary. On the writers' side, Luna and Kacie chat about written siblings, onomatopoeias, and – OH MY GOSH THERE'S SOMETHING IN KACIE'S TWIST LIST! Want to read along at home? Check out: www.thecoolstorybros.com
56:17
March 08, 2021
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 11 - We're Bringing Bodies Back (Yeah)
*UPDATE: We will now be posting new episodes the 1st Monday of the Month at 8 a.m.* Our longest chapter to date . . . gosh dangit, Kacie. For Nedjma, Jose, and Dr. Lulu – things go down. Friends rejoin friends. Books smack into faces. And of course, Kacie and Luna have lots to say about it. Check out our other shows! Available at: www.thecoolstorybros.com
01:07:04
February 08, 2021
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 10 - Rena's Secret Success
Physical comedy and male bonding abounds as Jose and Anti-Kenneth sneak through Marannon castle. Meanwhile, Rena makes a game-changing confession. On the writing side, Kacie and Luna have learned (by talking and doing) some valuable writing lessons. Check out our other shows! Available at: www.thecoolstorybros.com
01:05:43
January 10, 2021
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 9 - Nedjma Gets Lucky and Jose Does Drugs (Just Kidding)
Our longest chapter yet, folks! Two separate storylines play out: Nedjma and Chanel infiltrate Marannon Castle (with a little ghostly assistance), while Jose and Anti-Kenneth face two oddly-named adversaries. Will the gang find HCP suits? Or…will they discover something more sinister? Check out our other shows! Available at: www.thecoolstorybros.com
01:13:34
December 04, 2020
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 8 - Musicals Have Consequences
What happens when the knocked out adversaries of the last chapter start waking up? How will Nedjma, Jose, and Lulu land the plane that they (canonically) don't know how to fly? How much does Chanel Stamp *actually* understand human speech? All questions Kacie hadn't thought of, and Luna makes sure to answer. Check out our other shows! Available at: www.thecoolstorybros.com
01:01:46
October 30, 2020
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 7 - The Musical!
It’s the musical episode! Jose battles his father, Nedjma battles her inability to speak her feelings, and Lulu just battles to fly an airship. Meanwhile, Luna has a suuuper hard time figuring out the twist. It's a longer show this time! Check out our other shows! Available at: www.thecoolstorybros.com
01:10:35
October 03, 2020
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 6 - Nedjma and Jose Get Totally Unlucky
Apologies for being a little late!  This time it's Luna's turn, and our growing team of oddballs are heading to that plane ride. Getting caught as a stowaway is bad, of course, but it matters more by whom. Check out our other shows! Available at: www.thecoolstorybros.com
44:48
September 20, 2020
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 5 - Nedjma Loses Her Cool (And Also Kind Of Her Brother)
A new team member is added to "The Mortal Quarry" squad – and nobody's happy about it. Especially Kacie, because she has to do the voice. Luna has a list of critiques, and we follow it, gosh dangit. Oh, and Kacie misuses the word "reviling."
01:03:28
August 23, 2020
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 4 - Take Me Home
Luna takes things for a spin (and throws Kacie for a loop) as our characters visit a new setting and we learn a little more about the world they’re in. Check us out at thecoolstorybros.com!
01:10:18
August 21, 2020
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 3 - Who Ya Gonna Call? (Do We Even Have Phones?)
Nedjma and Jose meet a mysterious stranger. Someone dies. Kacie and Luna pray for the loops. Check us out at thecoolstorybros.com!
59:00
August 20, 2020
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 2 - ...The Necromancer Dies
Luna’s turn to take the reigns, and she is not loving it. Nedjma launches herself from one quandary straight into another. Check us out at thecoolstorybros.com!
45:58
August 15, 2020
The Mortal Quarry | CHAPTER 1 - A Wizard and a Necromancer Walk into a Hospital...
All Nedjma Sanders wants to do is go to college. All Jose Alexander wants to do is steal hospital supplies. And all Kacie wants to do is stop writing in third person objective. Who shall prevail? Check us out at thecoolstorybros.com!
59:17
August 11, 2020
The Mortal Quarry | SETUP
Let’s get this show on the random road! Throughout this episode, our authors, Luna and Kacie, randomly generate all the elements of their new book. Will they form a cohesive story concept . . . or a flaming garbage fire? Story Elements: Genre, Setting, Time Period, POV, Main Character Names, Special Items x3, Book Title, and a Twist from the Twist List *cue guitar sting*
56:31
August 10, 2020
Buddies Grim - Outtake #1
Nedjma is her name. Nedjba is not.
00:36
May 30, 2020