Explorers Wanted

Explorers Wanted

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A weekly Numenera Actual Play podcast about exploration, intrigue, and friendship.


All Aboard!
Oct 14 • 74 min
Our crew of explorers make their way to the entrance of the mysterious ship that wounded Stannis. Nix learns more about the feeding habits of heuriks and attempts to assert her dominance. Cha-Cha interrogates the group. The merits of slime are evaluated…
On Living and Livestock
Oct 7 • 75 min
Dili seeks a way to cope with the threat of his own creation, the crew acquires some questionable livestock, and Cha-Cha gets some more specific instructions. Dili begins to understand the breadth of the threat posed by his automaton and reaches out to…
Memories and Crab Leg Pangs
Sep 30 • 81 min
Atalia learns more of her family history, both biological and more, and the crew attempts to make a new friend in the marsh beyond the caverns. Atalia learns more about the checkered history of her family. Stannis fills in the group on some of the oral…
Cave Diving
Sep 23 • 74 min
Free of the Hive, our explorers must find a way to calm a fearful Stannis and escape the cave systems below without… you know… drowning. Atalia puts her well-established people skills to the test. You'll never guess what happens. Nix does an exploratory…
Beneath the Hive
Sep 16 • 71 min
Our crew of explorers attempt to rescue Stannis and escape the Hive Man from within their own lair. Cha-Cha is a spider monkey. Dili casts illusions, but gets body shamed by a rude natural formation. Nix is forced into close quarters. Atalia makes a new…
Not the Bees!
Sep 9 • 53 min
Our heroes encounter an apiary enthusiast, with the expected results. Cha-Cha and Atalia hide from a giant made of living bees. Dili and Nix give the new cart a try. Atalia has bees on the brain, and manages to track down the hive. Apparently…
The Grove
Sep 2 • 81 min
Our team of explorers begin their search of the Grove for the missing caravan, and the crew grapples with a moral quandary. Nix and Cha-Cha insist on bloody mercy. Dili consults with the datasphere and asks it questions three. Atalia finds a path into the…
City of Echoes
Aug 26 • 96 min
Having reached Shallamas, our crew of explorers seek out contacts to find information on the missing caravan, and discover unsettling truths in the process. Dili decides he needs a Nano to help him understand his dreams, and wishes he knew one. The group…
On Jogging and Wildlife Preservation
Aug 19 • 52 min
Having received a message from her strange friend, Cha-Cha insists on the group increase their speed on the way to Shallamas, with some unexpected consequences for half of the team. Cha-Cha gets in her exercise, and Nix turns up the heat. Atalia and Dili…
Into The Woods
Aug 12 • 111 min
Unnerved by Cha-Cha's vision of the new residents of Fasten, the group decides to detour around the town through a wild forest. Um, a lot goes wrong. And our explorers try to come to terms with some of the things they've learned about each other on the…
Playing With Fire
Aug 5 • 72 min
With a new job from Mamma Jerrun, along with an advance in hand, our crew makes preparations for their departure from Charmonde. Atalia's temper gets the best of her, with predictable results. Nix does the math and realizes she needs to get protection for…
Here To Go
Jul 29 • 71 min
After a startling medical event for Nix, the explorers find that Charmonde is becoming more unsafe for them by the day. Cha-Cha attempts an irregular treatment strategy. Dili has an amazing brunch, and the crew comes to terms with "Snek Nix". Nix has a…
The One That Left
Jul 22 • 59 min
The crew ponders the changes in their friend, load up on supplies, and Nix investigates an important piece of family history. The proper care and feeding of Nix. The crew goes "shopping" with Atalia's five-finger discount. Dili and Cha-Cha engage in some…
Auction Aftermath
Jul 15 • 85 min
Our explorers have returned the object that were sent out to seek, but now they must begin to face the consequences of their choices along the way. Dili has had a stressful night and is just going through some stuff, you know? The crew reunites with…
The “Heist”
Jul 8 • 110 min
Our crew of explorers must escape the Auction That Went Wrong, and face threats from both the Handlers and the Knyxos in the process. I'm sure there will be no consequences to any decisions made here whatsoever. NOTE: This is a longer episode than usual,…
A Simple Plan
Jul 1 • 53 min
As Cha-Cha and Nix infiltrate the secret auction, Atalia executes her own strategy. I'm sure Dili will be fine. Nix flexes her cred with security. Sort of. Cha-Cha shows the competing bidders what true status looks like. Atalia makes her move. Dili gets a…
Invitations Mandatory
Jun 24 • 74 min
The gang investigates a realtor with questionable connections and makes plans to crash a fancy party. Atalia gets to choose between a number of contracts and goes for a familiar one. Cha-Cha and Nix scare a realtor. Dili stops by an address on memory…
Cha-Cha’s Gambit
Jun 17 • 72 min
The team gets a lead on the missing artifact, and things start getting hot for Cha-Cha. Yes, Dili, there is a weaponized glitter bomb. Nix is ready to take the fight to the Knyxos, despite Dili's protests. Cha-Cha wows the crowd, but rumors of unrest are…
You Can Never Go Home Again
Jun 10 • 69 min
The crew enlists Nix's contacts to try and track down their quarry, but unpleasant truths are uncovered in the process. Cha-Cha bridges fraught relationships through her art. Atalia learns that Nix's snakebite is even more serious than anyone thought. Nix…
More Than A Kitchen
Jun 3 • 79 min
After a life and death meeting, Atalia and the rest of the explorers regroup and plan their next move. Dili flexes his Wright skills. Atalia's grandma is less than amused. Nix lays down an ultimatum. Cha-Cha seeks otherworldly help. The group escapes the…
A Seskii By Any Other Name
May 27 • 63 min
Nix and Cha-Cha find out that there are two criminal organizations after their companions, and Atalia makes hard choices. Dili tells us how he got this way. Atalia has a bad plan, and Nix is not amused. Cha-Cha provides a colorful distraction. Atalia…
Tightening Coils
May 20 • 72 min
Our explorers find that their fates may be tied together more closely than they thought. Nix's mother has an episode, and Cha-Cha comes to help. Nix's dad makes an amazing breakfast. Atalia decides to lay out her dilemma to her grandmother, and gets a…
Scorps To Go
May 13 • 61 min
Our explorers now reunited, they must deal with a very inappropriate interloper. Atalia takes a meeting in an unusual venue. ChaCha puts on an impressive puppet show. Dili has one of those faces, I guess. Nix organizes a sleepover. Player Intrusion:…
Bonus Episode: Dili Session Zero
May 8 • 60 min
BONUS EPISODE!!! In this Session Zero for Dili, we take a peek into his past. As with our other Session Zero episodes, we borrow a mechanic from Invisible Sun to determine how the session plays out. Dili does not seem to be any less nervous than he is…
Invisible Strings
May 6 • 69 min
Returned to Charmonde, our explorers begin their next task, but find that their own pasts risk tripping them up. Nix checks in at home and learns that someone unexpected knows her name. Dili and ChaCha discuss favorite colors and ancestral graveyards.…
Bonus Episode: Nix Session Zero
May 1 • 76 min
BONUS EPISODE!! This time we take a look into Nix's past in her session zero recording. As with other Session Zero recordings we borrow the Sooth Deck mechanic from Invisible Sun. Also, we're sorry to everyone named Donald. Your cast: GM: Daniel Nix:…
Bonus Episode: The Alternate Universe Trailer
Apr 30 • 1 min
This was just a gag trailer that Daniel created for the cast based on some of the early recordings. The improvisation in ChaCha's session zero that led to the hatred of juggling was too good for him to ignore and so he envisioned an AU where the BBEG is a…
The Sinking Ark
Apr 29 • 51 min
Our explorers have to escape from a creature intent on saving them from themselves. This time they use their WORDS. ChaCha knows what's going on. How did everyone else miss these dead bodies? Atalia and Dili receive some tough love about their genomes.…
Bonus Episode: ChaCha Session Zero
Apr 24 • 37 min
BONUS EPISODE!!!! This one is a Session Zero recorded as a 1-1 with ChaCha to explore her early days before the start of the campaign. As we did last time, we use the Invisible Sun Sooth Deck for this one. Also, when we recorded our Session Zero's our…
Things in the Dark
Apr 22 • 65 min
The explorers continue their investigation of the ruins of Kamathin, as they attempt to discover the fate of Mewin, and the item that she was hunting. Atalia has some lines, and is confused that a "co-worker" didn't clean up their mess. Dili casts…
Bonus Episode: Atalia Session Zero
Apr 17 • 47 min
BONUS EPISODE!!! This is a session zero we recorded 1-1 with Atalia to explore her past and the events that let up to the campaign. We borrowed the Sooth Deck mechanic from Invisible Sun for the giggles. NOTE: This is an early recording and so there may…
Crystalline Dreams
Apr 15 • 62 min
Our intrepid explorers delve deep into the crystalline ruins to discover the fate of Mewin. It gets weird. Atalia shows Dili the ropes of tracking someone. Nix reveals the rules of exploration. Cha-Cha makes new friends. Literally. Dili would like to make…
A Coven of Contractors
Apr 8 • 62 min
Welcome to the future! One billion years from now, humanity has begun to evolve and appear again in what they call the Ninth World. We begin in Charmonde, one of the largest cities of the Steadfast. We meet our four (mostly) brave explorers as they take…
Rain Falls in Charmonde (Trailer)
Jan 26 • 2 min
As the rain falls in Charmonde, two mysterious figures meet to discuss what is to come. This trailer is for Season 1 of Explorers Wanted which will be releasing in the Spring of 2020. Your cast: Mysterious Man: Daniel Mysterious Woman: Stace Your regular…