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Extinction Curse Retrospective

March 28, 2022

The curtains draw closed, and the crowds disperse. The show is over. But what's next on the horizon? The cast speak of the good times Extinction Curse brought them, what could have been, and what's on the horizon. Theme Song…

Extinction Curse Ep. 80: Farewells & Finales

March 21, 2022

The curtain's calling, my friends! It's time for our grand finale! Our brave Wandering Three have battled demons, mingled with drow, uncovered the truth about ancient societies and dead gods... and now, their final reward aw…

Extinction Curse Ep. 79: Warlords & Wanderers

March 14, 2022

Are you ready to take a bow? From a murder mystery under the big top, to a treasure hunt across the isle of Kortos. From the sweetest laughter to the brink of despair. Dinosaurs, demons, deeplanders... these last six months …

Extinction Curse Ep. 78: Night Hags & Nevermores

Feb. 28, 2022

Come take a seat, darling. We have much to talk about. I'm sure you have many questions for me. I know you must be shocked and confused, but I do really want to speak with you. Yes— you've come a long way. This is the last s…

Extinction Curse Ep. 77: Aeons & Artifacts

Feb. 21, 2022

At long last, everyone: the Final Dungeon of my campaign. The Wandering Three find themselves at the Verdant Beacon, throne of the dead god Aroden and epicenter of the Extinction Curse. But they are not the first to uncover …

Extinction Curse Ep. 76: Trials & Titans

Feb. 14, 2022

HUUUUUGE! The Wandering Three are face to face with an ENORMOUS foe, towering taller than the mountains! And as if that weren't bad enough... the party's been split! The final trials of Aroden lie before our heroes, and they…

Extinction Curse Ep. 75: Lakes & Leviathans

Feb. 7, 2022

Not all quests are made equal. Some are like "oooh, get all the sheep!", others are like "smite the demons!", but some... some are a gamemaster's one true fear. The party is absolutely going to die this episode. The Wanderin…

Extinction Curse Ep. 75: Merchants & Myths

Jan. 31, 2022

Welcome to Gurty Goldpocket's Goldpocket's Emporium! Where adventure goes, we follow, you know! What can I get you? Thrilling adventures in the vale of Aroden? Unwelcome reunions with familiar enemies? Ascensions to heavenly…

Extinction Curse Ep. 73: Shepherds & Shrubbery

Jan. 17, 2022

Get back here, sheep!! The Wandering Three find themselves in a pastoral paradise, completing tasks set by Aroden and gaining more and more of his blessings. By adopting his twelve guises, they too can take on effigies of th…

Extinction Curse Ep. 72: Pinnacles & Paradise

Jan. 10, 2022

Our heroes find themselves on top of a mountain, and a pastoral paradise can be found on the other side, lush with life and greenery one doesn't usually find in the mountains. The home of Aroden has been found, nearly untouc…

Extinction Curse Ep. 71: Legacies & Linnorms

Dec. 27, 2021

YOU WILL BE CONVERGED! Finding themselves trapped in a garrison full of mind-linked soldiers, the mysteries of the Kortos Mountains have only just begun to reveal themselves to the Wandering Three! From freak storms to haunt…

Holiday Special 2021: Creatures & Carolling

Dec. 20, 2021

Ho ho ho! Yuletide is upon us, friends, and the wayward Kastner Expedition journeys through the winters of Taldor! Emyndiel the Elven Cleric, Pleatly-Does-It-Neatly the Leshy Alchemist and Earl Seraphim Kastner VI happen upo…

Extinction Curse Ep. 70: Marvels & Mountains

Dec. 13, 2021

The way forward for the Wandering Three is clear! First, they must perform for the city of Diobel and secure a place in the once-in-a-century Radiant Festival, make their way into the Kortos Mountains, and... uh... well, we …

Extinction Curse Ep. 69: Travels & Tomorrows

Dec. 6, 2021

Every tale has an end, and this is the beginning of ours. Having reclaimed the final Aeon Orb from the Vault of the Black Desert, our heroes make their way to the city of Diobel to rest and recover before taking the final ro…

Extinction Curse Ep. 68: Storms & Sorcery

Nov. 29, 2021

Enter the Lab of the Lord of the Black Sands! Dyzallin Shraen, Arcanist, Drow, Tyrant and Mummy is all that stands between the Wandering Three and the fifth and final Aeon Orb. With this, life can be returned to Kortos, wron…

Extinction Curse Ep. 67: Heralds & Harmonies

Nov. 22, 2021

Undead knights! Living statues! Mirror worlds! The Wandering Three take on the seven-floored tower of Dyzallin Shraen alongside the Ganzi Arcanist Il'setsya Wyrmtouched. But they're only halfway up, and the guardians that aw…

Extinction Curse Ep. 66: Mirrors & Mummies

Nov. 15, 2021

The Circus of Makeshift Wonders has impressed the reigning rulers of Shraen... but now their real adventure in the city of the dead can begin. The Wandering Three make their way into the misshapen tower of Dyzallin Shraen, t…

Extinction Curse Ep. 65: Glamour & Ganzis

Nov. 8, 2021

Even hundreds of miles under the surface, the show must go on! As the Circus of Wayward Wonders' bravest heroes take on a gamble with a lich, they must put together their own circus to overcome the odds and wow the undead ci…

Extinction Curse Ep. 64: Wagers & Wyrmwraiths

Nov. 1, 2021

OH SIKE! Our heroes are the starring act at Shraen's Red Circus— but performances down in the Darklands are a lot more deadly than where we're from! Facing off against a massive incorporeal dragon in front of a stadium of bl…

Extinction Curse Ep. 63: Downtowns & Drow

Oct. 18, 2021

Oh boy! We're headed to Shraen, everyone! Now that our heroes are finished investigating the Cradle of Worms, they have to track down the undead drow noble who brought it back to his city in the sand. Who knows what will awa…

Extinction Curse Ep. 62: Driders & Duregar

Oct. 11, 2021

Oh shit, we're in a pyramid! Unfortunately for our heroes, it isn't as empty as they wished it would be. On the bright side, there are ancient records inside, for cool things like dragon gods! On the less than bright side th…

Extinction Curse Ep. 61: Pyramids & Peril

Oct. 4, 2021

All the old paintings on the tombs, they do the sand dance, don't you know? This joke doesn't work (oh whey oh) because it's more of a rainforest-style pyramid than an Egyptian one, and also I have no rhythm! The Wandering T…

Extinction Curse Ep. 60: Crits & Cave Worms

Sept. 27, 2021

The Wandering Three and their current companions have been exploring and searching for the Aeon Orb diligently. They're slowly making their way through the Cradle of Worms, which is a jungle deep in the Darklands, full of st…

Extinction Curse Ep. 59: Jungles & Jeopardy

Sept. 13, 2021

So.... How about that Aroden guy, huh? As it turns out, he's done a lot of things wrong, and hurt a lot of people in the process! Regardless, our heroes march on, towards The Sunken Titan in the Cradle of Worms. There will b…

Extinction Curse Ep. 58: Feasts & Fiend-binders

Sept. 6, 2021

Flesh! Flesh! Flesh! Flesh! The denizens of the Darklands are a notoriously mysterious lot... but are they completely untrustworthy? Our heroes have some translucent fleshed creeps hot on their trails, with glowing red eyes,…

Extinction Curse Ep. 57: Deserts & Dread

Aug. 30, 2021

A Thousand Burning Eyes! A face wrapped in linen! ZOMBIES! The Wandering Three have encountered some pretty bizarre things on their journeys, but the journey to the Black Desert goes beyond weird. After making their way thro…

Extinction Curse Ep. 56: Caves & Caligni

Aug. 24, 2021

The Wandering Three didn't sign up for this! Heading deep underground, into the Darklands? This wasn't on the travel plans! In order to save Willowside, we must briefly say goodbye to our dearest friends in the circus and be…

Extinction Curse Ep. 55: Necromancers & Nebulas

Aug. 16, 2021

GUG GUG AGAIN!! What?! It turns out, the siege on Willowside was never actually being orchestrated by the Xulgath at all! Instead, A gug by the name of Gug Eats-The-Eaters has been controlling the leader of this group of Xul…

Extinction Curse Ep. 54: Hardscales & Head-Takers

Aug. 9, 2021

HEIGH-HOOOOOOO!! The Circus' adventure in Willowside has been eventful. After freeing dinosaurs, rescuing the Banyan Boys from the clutches of a cult, and saving a group of gugs from slavery, The Wandering Three are finally …

Extinction Curse Ep. 53: Roaches & Redemption

Aug. 2, 2021

AAAAAGH! FIEEEENDS! Abyssal monsters have ambushed the Wandering Three in their journey to stop the Siege of the Dinosaurs. They're big, they're bad, they smell surprisingly nice, and they're from a hellish realm of dinosaur…

Extinction Curse Ep. 52: Gugs & Gluttonraptors

July 26, 2021

GUG GUG GUG! The war between surface dwellers and denizens of the deep accelerates at breakneck speed as Willowside is robbed of the chance to bolster its defenses. Now, the Wandering Three have no choice but to wander deep …

Extinction Curse Ep. 51: Butchers & Barricades

July 19, 2021

War! Huh! Good god, y'all, what is it good for?! Defending yourselves from an invasion of underground dinosaurs, it seems. The Wandering Three continue their defense of Willowside from mounting Xulgath forces, uncovering dea…

Extinction Curse Ep. 50: Starworms & Spinosaurs

July 12, 2021

The battle for Willowside is on the horizon, and we're ready to fight for it! After rescuing the Banyan Boys from a terrifying underground cult, the Wandering Three must team up with them and other mighty adventurers to prot…

Extinction Curse Ep. 49: Doomsayers & Dungeoneers

July 5, 2021

Something sickly lives beneath Willowside. The town has tried to forget... indeed, many of them have. But the caves remember. How could they not? The Wandering Three find themselves exploring the den of a terrible cult and u…

Extinction Curse Ep. 48: Terror & T-Rexes

June 28, 2021

The Siege of the Dinosaurs has just begun! Ambushed by ferocious beasts on the way home from a rescue mission, the Wandering Three are slowly made aware that something terrible has happened. But why here? Why Willowside? Wha…

Extinction Curse Ep. 47: Summons & Skeletons

June 21, 2021

The fun never stops the fun never stops the fun never stops! The awful truth of Fortune's Hall is beginning to reveal itself in calamitous waves for the Wandering Three! Crawling Gahlepods, creeping Brugadatches and Lumberin…

Extinction Curse Ep. 46: Croaks & Casinos

June 14, 2021

Welcome to Fortune's Hall, where the fun never ends! The Circus of Wayward Wonders is grounded in Willowside following a most unfortunate accident, and with more and more dinosaur sightings outside town, the heat is rising f…

Extinction Curse Ep. 45: Quetzalcoatluses & Queers

June 7, 2021

Roll up, roll up! Distract yourselves from the grim world outside and come to a land where the lights are colourful, the music is swelling and the popcorn is freshly made! The Circus of Wayward Wonders bands together to brin…

Extinction Curse Ep. 44: Sea Monsters & Slumber

May 31, 2021

One good night's sleep. That's all we ask for. And we can't even have that. The entire Circus of Wayward Wonders awakens in the middle of the night, plagued by grim nightmares of a terrible flood and an even more terrible cr…

Extinction Curse Ep. 43: Answers & Aasimar

May 24, 2021

Fool me once? Shame on you. Fool me for over a century? What the hell, man. The Circus has come to the aging town of Willowside, but for once, our heroes are more preoccupied with the mysteries their party holds than the mys…

Extinction Curse Ep. 42: Blights & Boglands

May 17, 2021

Willowside. The site of the final Aeon Orb, and the beginning of the end of our adventure. And yet... There are those among us not willing to take that final step. Lies... Deceit... Conjured realities presented as fact. If y…

Extinction Curse Ep. 41: Grief & Grimalkins

May 10, 2021

"Old Lady Swinten’s broke, and Rogor Swinten can rot in his grave. Should’ve sold me that acre, Rogor, your widow is gonna’ starve. Don’t tell her about Vandy. No, no, no. Now Vandy’s money is blood money. Blood money now. S…

Extinction Curse Ep. 40: Murders & Mutants

April 26, 2021

Beat the bad guys! Climb the tower! Get the Aeon Orb! Saving the world is that easy! But what do you do when some complications get thrown your way? Serial killers... Troglodytes... Warlords... You know, the usual! As the Wa…

Extinction Curse Ep. 39: Sieges & Serial Killers

April 19, 2021

Charge! The Wandering Three have found themselves pitted against the forces of evil at the Old Forest Tower where hordes of Xulgath prepare for a showdown against their incoming circus star foes. Might! Mutants! Weird statue…

Extinction Curse Ep. 38: Woodlands & Wonders

April 12, 2021

Come one, come all! For one night only, the Circus of Wayward Wonders is performing in the town of Turpin Rowe during the height of the stump festival! Come watch their aerobatics-themed performance as the performers take on…

Extinction Curse Ep. 37: Dandelions & Dragons

April 5, 2021

If you go down to the woods tonight... You'll find a hunting pack of Xulgath, preying on innocent lives! The Wandering Three are braving the dangers of the Immenwoods today as they set out to rescue the employees of a forest…

Extinction Curse Ep. 36: Lumber & Lobotomies

March 29, 2021

TIMBERRRR! The Circus of Wayward Wonders is almost done touring the farmlands of the Swardlands as they arrive in the logging town of Turpin Rowe, just in time for the annual Stump Festival! Games, grub and goodies galore! B…

Extinction Curse Ep. 35: Bravery & Brigands

March 22, 2021

Another day, another town thoroughly entertained! Following the successful defeat of the Xulgath at the Liferoot Stone, the Circus of Wayward Wonders is ready to hit the road again for their last spot on their tour of the Sw…

Extinction Curse Ep. 34: Statues & Stone Lieges

March 15, 2021

Caught between a rock and a hard place! The Wandering Three have discovered the crumbling Liferoot Stone where once Dwarven Warlords raised an army to invade the city of Absalom... but now, nothing remains but the Aeon Orb f…

Extinction Curse Ep. 33: Candles & Carnivores

March 8, 2021

AAAAAHHH! SCARY FAIRY! A gangling monster peers through the woods beyond the edge of the graveyard, its waxy fingers beckoning you to your doom! Surely this folkloric fiend is the most dangerous thing on the rocky outskirts …