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Welcome to The Letters Page!

In this podcast, creators Christopher Badell and Adam Rebottaro talk for an hour or two each episode about a hero, villain, event, or something else entirely from the wide world of Sentinel Comics. They also answer your questions!

Episodes post weekly on Tuesday mornings at 9 AM, Central Time. We also post Thursday Editor's Notes monthly!

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Have a question you want to ask The Letters Page? Use our handy form!
We usually record episodes on Fridays, so get your questions in by end of day Thursday in order to get them in front of us before we record.

Our Patreon is now live! With your support, we can continue to make The Letters Page... and you can be a part of it! Want more info, on-air thanks, and behind-the-scenes looks at what we do both with The Letters Page and all of Sentinel Comics? Support us on Patreon as a Reader, Collector, or Contributor and become part of the team!

Feb 19, 2019

Let's do an Editor's Note mostly about Sentinel Comics: the RPG related stuff!

Show Notes:

Run Time: 1:17:35

Hey, everyone! This was a fun one. Special thanks to all of the delightful Letters Page Patreon Contributors who were on Discord.

Welcome back to Trevor! He's back to being our full time editor - we loved having Zach for those weeks, but it's also great to have Trevor back.

Here's the upcoming schedule!

  • Tuesday, March 5th: Episode #102 - Create a Thing Live
  • Tuesday, March 12th: Episode #103 - Myriad
  • Tuesday, March 19th: Editor's Note #28
  • Tuesday, March 26th: Episode #104 - Day in the Life: Unity

In this episode, we talk about a bunch of stuff, including but not limited to:

  • The SCRPG currently ON KICKSTARTER!!!
  • OblivAeon (of course)
  • Wager Master
  • Voss
  • Miststorm Timeline vs RPG Timeline
  • GM advice
  • Sentinel Comics lore
  • Hero Archetypes
  • Sentinel Comics canon
  • Guise
  • Names
  • Livestream Secrets
  • TREVOR'S BIRTHDAY (and Anthony's birthday, too!)
  • New RPG video series
  • Letters Page RPG stories
  • RPG mechanics
  • Guise AGAIN
  • Fanatic and Ra
  • xxtz'Hulissh
  • and more!

See you all next time for slingin'!

Feb 12, 2019

Let's hear YOUR stories!

Show Notes:

Run Time: 1:45:09

We're excited to get into our first official Sentinel Comics RPG timeline story! And it's one that many of YOU have played!

After talking a bit about life and the SCRPG Kickstarter (currently happening!), we get into an actual overview a bit after the 4 minute mark!

Important Note: this episode is FULL of spoilers for the SCRPG Starter Kit. If you don't want spoilers, walk away now. Save yourself!

We go through each issue of the starter kit adventure, explaining it from our point of view that way we have a frame of reference when we get to your questions.

Which we do at around 44 minutes into the episode!

Now we're at the most delightful part of the episode to us. Getting to hear what happened in your games is a real treat!

Also! This episode is the last one edited by Zach, our delightful and capable interim editor! If, after this episode, you miss Zach's calming presence like we do, fear not! You can find Zach in several places:

Thanks so much, Zach - we couldn't have done it without your help!

Some final things to share here:

And keep being such great heroes, everyone!

Feb 5, 2019

Time to talk about a heavy metal band! Also, they're bad guys!

Show Notes:

Run Time: 57:47

After only a few minutes of jokes, mouth music, and brief overviews, we get into the questions just before the 5 minute mark.

Then we talk about this band! Here are the members of Helfyre, from left to right in the sketch above:

  • Vocals: Screech
  • Lead Guitar: Blister
  • Bass Guitar: Deep Root
  • Drums: Snare
  • Pipe organ/Electronic Keyboard: Drudge

Lots of great questions about these ridiculous villains. They're gonna rock you! But, like, not to sleep. To DEATH! But really, they're not killing their fans. Not actually. No profit in that.

Don't forget! The Sentinel Comics RPG Kickstarter is still going on - go check it out! And, as always, the Letters Page Patreon is a great place to get even more into the Sentinel Comics stuff we're doing!

Jan 29, 2019

Let's talk about the final five environments!

Show Notes:

Run Time: 1:13:08

OK, so right off the bat, we get it terribly wrong. We claim that the SCRPG Kickstarter is live. When this episode goes live, that's not the case. The Kickstarter goes live an hour after this episode launches. We just did a bad job at thinking about time when we recorded this episode. Go us. That said, if you're listening to this episode right when it goes live, the SCRPG Kickstarter will go live around the 1 hour mark of this episode!

Moving right along, just before the 5 minute mark, we get into your questions, starting with questions about Champion Studios and San Alonso.

At around the 23 minute mark, we start in on questions about Fort Adamant and everything going on there.

A bit after 32 minutes in, we visit scenic Mordengrad! Such a lovely place. We dance with the goat!

Then, just after the 41 minute mark, we take a trip to the Nexus of the Void. Totally normal place. NBD.

And then, finally, shortly after the 57 mark, we get to Plavu'Col, the Maerynian Refuge.

Whew!

The Kickstarter campaign for Sentinel Comics: the Roleplaying Game is live by now! Go check it out!

See you next time.

Jan 22, 2019

Who won the Listeners' Choice Awards? Everyone!

Show Notes

Run Time: 1:16:57

We announce the winners of Funniest Episode, Worst Episode, Best Audio Production Episode, and Best Storytelling Episode, as well as Funniest Question, Saddest Question, Best Fan Theory Question, and Most Revealing Question! Who won? You'll just have to listen to find out!

After than, we talk about the upcoming schedule at just before the 35 minute mark. Here what we'll be talking about next month!

  • Tuesday, February 5th: Episode #99 - Team Episode: Helfyre
  • Tuesday, February 12th: Episode #100 - Starter Kit Stories: What happened in YOUR games?
  • Tuesday, February 19th: Editor’s Note #27
  • Tuesday, February 26th: Episode #101 - Time-Slinger

Here's a photo of our recording calendar:

Finally, around 37 minutes in, we finally get to your questions, starting off with a most grievous mistake on our part, unsurprisingly! But then moving on to many interesting topics.

See you all next time!

Jan 15, 2019

Let's talk about Ra... and friends!

Show Notes:

Run Time: 45:11

After breaking down the plot to some movie or other, we actually do an Overview section! Bringing it back! Telling you what happens in Baptism by Fire, since you've already heard what happens in the War of Heliopolis limited series, as well as the Horus of Two Horizons one-shot.

Then, after a lot of issue-by-issue storytelling, we get to your questions just before the 25 minute mark.

Thanks to everyone, including our Patreon supporters, our producer Trevor, our interim editor Zach, and most especially listeners like you!

We hope to see you all on the Letters Page Patreon this coming Friday - January 18th - for the live recording of this month's Editor's Note, including announcing the Listeners' Choice Awards!

Everybody, everybody cut footloose!

Jan 8, 2019

Arrr! It be pirate time, mateys!

Show Notes:

Run Time: 1:00:05

We get to questions right away and go through all of these scurvacious sailors of s...time?

The first question of the day ends up going in depth on every member of the crew, so that takes up the majority of the episode, but also gives you pretty much everything you want! Enjoy!

Many thanks to Zach Denoncour, our interim podcast editor! He's stepping in for Trevor for the next several weeks, and we're thrilled to have him aboard!

Look forward to next time, when things really heat up!

Jan 1, 2019

We did tell you that there was no episode on January 1st.

But, to be fair, you know that what we do on this podcast is tell lies.

That said, this is not so much an episode. Just a quick hello and thank you. Looking forward to 2019. Thanks to all of you for being a part of it.

Dec 25, 2018

Happy Holidays from Sentinel Comics to all!

Show Notes:

Run Time: 41:13

We have a bunch of great questions today, so after only a few minutes of holiday lies, we get into those questions! And within those questions, we tell a few holiday tales. Enjoy!

(Also, many thanks to Matthew Bender for his delightful dramatic reading! You'll know it when you hear it.)

At the end of the episode, we finally reveal the schedule for January of 2019!

  • Tuesday, January 1st: No episode!
  • Tuesday, January 8th: Episode #96 - A Motley Crew: La Capitán’s Time-Displaced Teammates
  • Tuesday, January 15th: Episode #97 - Story Arc: Baptism by Fire/War of Heliopolis/Horus of Two Horizons
  • Tuesday, January 22nd: Editor's Note #26
  • Tuesday, January 29th: Episode #98 - Post-OblivAeon OblivAeon Environments

See you next year!

Dec 18, 2018

It's time for the Letters Page Listeners' Choice Awards nominations announcement!

Show Notes:

Run Time: 1:35:30

We have a special guest for this episode, and he makes the show even better!

We spend the first portion of this recording discussing the recently announced awards. Once you've listened to all of that - including the most excellent question nominations - it's time to vote on your favorites! Check out the voting form here.

After that, we SHOULD get to the schedule, but we're a week behind on that, so go to the Letters Page Patreon and vote on what episodes will start off 2019. So much voting! (The schedule for January 2019 will be announced in next week's episode.)

And then, after all of those things, we finally get to your questions with the help of our special guest! We start in on the questions at just after the 44 minute mark.

Only one episode left this year, folks! Join us next week for some holiday cheer!

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