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Serendipity City

30 EpisodesProduced by Michelle NickolaisenWebsite

Serendipity City is an actual-play podcast that takes place in a sprawling, dieselpunk metropolis with a magical underworld (in more ways than one). Anarchists fight corrupt companies, shapeshifters fight for turf, dwarves work in the caves underneath the city, and through it all, our intrepid group… read more

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S1E26 - A Fiasco in Serendipity City: Part Two

October 25th, 2019


Join us as we finish our story about embezzling, murderous seahorses, and bartenders who think they're much smarter than they actually are. (The last six minutes or so of the episodes are our very own adventure into …

S1E25 - A Fiasco in Serendipity City: Part One

July 10th, 2019


Join us as we weave a tangled web of alchemy, embezzling, and bartenders who think they're much smarter than they actually are. That's right - it's our Fiasco episode!

First hour and change is setting up characters …

S1E24 - How Could This Possibly Fail?

December 11th, 2018


In the season one finale, Iro, Fancy, and Fox follow the last lead they have, in hopes of getting answers about Rachel's disappearance...and …

S1E23 - A Very Specific Danger Response

November 27th, 2018


Charlie and Vexx continue their mission to lie, cheat, and steal their way through the Baldwin Felts & Co headquarters to bring 'em down.

CW: …

S1E22 - Car Full of Corpses

November 13th, 2018


After getting patched up at the speakeasy, Iro, Fox, and Fancy return to their mission to find Rachel.

Players: Jennifer Alexander, Orion, Brendan …


October 30th, 2018


Vexx and Charlie set out on their mission to mess with Baldwin Felts & Co, to decidedly mixed results.

Players: Evan Mora and Gloria Walker


S1E20 - Blood and Glitter

October 9th, 2018


On their way back from Rachel's family home, the gang finds themselves with a tail...

CW: Gun violence throughout episode

Players: Evan Mora,

S1E19 - Bedazzled Union Jack

September 18th, 2018


Meeting back up at the bar the next morning, Iro, Fancy, and Fox find themselves with a new job.

Players: Jennifer Alexander, Orion, Brendan McLeod

Sacred Grove Sabotage: Roundtable #2

September 4th, 2018


Our second post-play roundtable, where we're discussing the latest arc. Gameplay talk stops around 6 minutes in and then we discuss role-playing …

Minisode: Newspaper Clippings from Serendipity City

August 22nd, 2018


A quick update on the show with some bonus content!

Things mentioned:

S1E18 - Welcome to the Manhole

August 7th, 2018


Concluding their alchemist mission, the gang ventures into dangerous territory. Heading back to their respective apartments, they each make a …

S1E17 - Ghost Rider

July 24th, 2018


Returning to the alchemist school, Vexx makes a discovery...

Players: Evan Mora, Jennifer Alexander, Orion, Brendan McLeod, and Gloria Walker


S1E16 - Wastin' Away in Magic-ritaville

July 10th, 2018


Off to investigate a lead, the Grove Team goes to the mysterious beach village. What will they discover, besides sand in their shoes? Listen in to …

S1E15 - Alchemist Night School

June 27th, 2018


After getting tipped off by a seller she charmed in the last episode, Vexx heads into the den of alchemists to see what she can find out.


S1E14 - I'm An Alchemist, M'lady

June 12th, 2018


It's time to find out what everyone's favorite tinkerer + wizard duo has been doing this whole time! Let's catch back up with Vexx and Charlie, as …

S1E13 - Disaster Dad

May 22nd, 2018


Now that they've picked up some clues about the sacred grove's would-be saboteurs, Nancy, Iro, and Fox head back to the grove to investigate further.

S1E12 - Haute Curse-ture

May 8th, 2018


We catch up with Grove Team (Fox, Iro, and Fancy) as they head off to investigate the scene of the crime and see what they can learn.


S1E11 - Red Eyes & Druids

April 24th, 2018


Despite their best efforts, everyone has survived their various missions. It's time to meet back up at the bar to share intel and take a few weeks …

S1E10 - Watch for Cyanide

April 10th, 2018


Iro and Fox have a target for their hunt and are in hot pursuit - listen in to find out how it goes!

CW: Gun violence (timestamps at end of show …

S1E9 - Ferrets With Hooves

March 27th, 2018


Having struggled through several conversations with strangers at the local anarchist bar, Iro and Fox head off in search of new leads. Listen in to find out what else they learn and where their hunt takes them.


S1E8 - Bookshelves and Backrooms

March 13th, 2018


What have Iro and Fox been doing while our other players were generally making an alcohol-fueled mess of things? Let's find out...

We made a few …

S1E7 - One Shot: The Sword of Air

February 27th, 2018


A one-shot with all new players and characters: a daemonic antiquities dealer tasked with finding an unusual sword, with the help of a fae grifter.

Players: Coni Kitts (Twitter) & Christopher Meier. Make sure to …

In Search of Wyatt: Roundtable #1

February 20th, 2018


Our first post-play roundtable, where we discuss leveling up, moments that surprised us, character voices, & more. Gameplay talk stops around 18 minutes in and then we switch to talking about character development, …

S1E6 - BDSM Warehouse

February 13th, 2018


The gang investigates a mysterious location. DUN DUN DUNNN.

CW: gun violence

Bonus show notes with sketches, etc. are at the Patreon!


S1E5 - Finding Narvi

January 30th, 2018


This week, the goofballs get up to more shenanigans, but also do a lot less drugs and make some progress on figuring out where our dude Wyatt is at.

S1E4 - An Oracle, a Wizard, and a Clockmaker Walk Into a Bar

January 16th, 2018


In search of the missing anarchist Wyatt, the gang ventures into a diner/speakeasy. Can they figure out the password? Can they talk to anyone without making a scene? Can they refrain from getting blindingly inebriated …

S1E3 - Get in Losers, We're Going Snoopin'!

January 4th, 2018


Our players have a new job: the local anarchist group, the Bindle Punks, have a missing member. Was it corporate sabotage, or magical mischief? Let's …

S1E2 - World and Character Creation: Top-Level

January 3rd, 2018


NOTE: These first two episodes are totally optional! If worldbuilding and character creation isn't your jam, you can totally skip them and start with episode one of the actual play, and learn as you go along.

If, …

S1E1 - World and Character Creation: Archetypes, Backstories, Factions, and Links

January 3rd, 2018


NOTE: These first two episodes are totally optional! If worldbuilding and character creation isn't your jam, you can totally skip them and start with episode one of the actual play, and learn as you go along.

If, …


December 7th, 2017


A magical dieselpunk actual play podcast. Watch for full episodes in January of 2018!

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