Checkpopint Midnight - Playtest Series

… 24 hours late for the Calendar deadline as first session is next Thursday…

@Alexi_Sarge has kindly given his blessing to my running a playtest series of his Powered by the Apocalypse game of fantasy spycraft in post-war Vienna.

There will be 5 sessions on Thursdays in July at 7pm (GMT+1), with the exception of 16 July when I’m running something else for Gauntlet Community Open gaming.

You will play freelance operatives in a city marked by war and division. You are also secret supernatural beings in a world of danger and espionage. You are spies in Cold War Vienna, and in this is a series you will face high-stakes and conflicting loyalties.
Sessions will be of three hours. They will be recorded and posted on YouTube if all players agree.
Being able to attend each session is ideal, but not required, though if you join after session 1 there may already be plots in motion.

Please reply to this post if you want one of 3 available seats for this series@JimLikesGames will be a guest in each session.

We’ll play to find out but will be aiming for a story of espionage, intrigue, and action, rated PG-13.

The X-Card, Open Door Policy, and Lines and Veils will be in use.
This event abides by the Gauntlet Community Code of Conduct (


Hey! I’m not the most experienced playtester, but I have a pretty good understanding of PbtA games if you have an open seat!

Checkpoint Midnight (1/5)
Chaz the Piper, Nico the Vedma and Pearl the Golem are tracking a Soviet official with a briefcase they have been told to ‘liberate’. Then there’s a crowd, four men in a jeep, and children in need of protection … and an unexploded bomb …

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