This Week on Drunk and Ugly Let’s Play! (6/17/13)


The Logical Journey of the Zoombinis: Part 2 We continue our quest to bring the intrepid tribe of Zoombinis to their promised land. Can they make it past a bigoted cajun frog, and the most mind numbingly silly lilypad puzzle?


The Logical Journey of the Zoombinis: Part 3 The promised land is just over the horizon! Just a few more puzzles to go.


The Logical Journey of the Zoombinis is the first game in the educational software series created by Chris Hancock and Scot Osterweil of TERC. 

Based on the Zoombinis, a race of small blue creatures depicted with varying facial features, initially living in prosperous peace on a small island called ‘Zoombini Isle’; but later enslaved by their neighbors, the Bloats, the game involves the Zoombinis’ search for a new home, featuring a series of “logical” puzzles which the player must solve.

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The Drunk and the Newsies – 6/22/2013

Hey there, internet! It’s been a bit longer than we’d like, but we’re here to bring you the news, hot off the wings of News Bird.

The News as It Is:

  • We’re Not Dead!
  • Sordid Dystopia is going off to the copyright bureaucracy, so we can get it firmly into your hands.
  • We finished Frieda’s! The massive two-year campaign has drawn to a close.
  • Of course, we’ve started up another big campaign to take its place: Pixies.
  • The monthly One-Shot Actual Play poll is still ongoing on our forums! Be sure to vote for your favorites.
  • The Drunk and Ugly Let’s Play channel is going strong. Be sure to subscribe!
  • Forum member Idge put together an album of Frieda’s inspired music. Be sure to check out Terrible and Freakish EP

Tonight’s Topic of Discussion:

Is it possible to make a game about running a business? Sure is! Is it possible to make a game about running a national space program? We’re sure going to find out!


Music credits: Within the Giant

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Interview with Caleb Stokes of Hebanon Games

After running his new scenario, Revelations, we sat down with Caleb Stokes of Hebanon Games to talk about game design, Revelations, and linguistic death-traps.

Check out Hebanon Games at and on twitter @HebanonGCal.

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Welcome to The Drunk and the Ugly!


Hello internet! We’d like to give a warm welcome to all of our new listeners. We’re very glad to have y’all.

Most of you are here looking for Mrs. Frieda’s Halfway Home, which begins here. This is our flagship campaign.  Run in Monsters and Other Childish Things, it focuses on a group of supernaturally gifted (or cursed) teenagers in a Halfway Home in the midwestern city of Troy. They get into and cause a lot of trouble. This story is in a season break; Seasons 1 and 2 are all available for you right now

Our currently posting games: Eclipse Phase, and Rogue Trader. Both are science fiction games, but radically different in settings. Eclipse Phase is a hard-scifi horror espionage game, while Rogue Trader is an exploration and discovery game in the Warhammer 40k setting.

Other things worth listening to: check out the sidebar for all of our campaigns and one-off games.

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AsylumJam 2013 – The Chase


Happy Halloween, all!  Sam and I played some maybe kinda scary games a little while back that were made as part of a 2-day GameJam called The AsylumJam, which focused on producing horror games themed by a realistic portrayal of mental illness.  While most of these are going up on Friday, this one was mostly text-based and the video didn’t come out well at all.  Sam’s dramatic reading of the text is spooky enough though.

AsylumJam 2013 Submissions

The Chase

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