Secret Rooms - Episode 3: A Day in Elkview

July 27, 2017
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Abigail rails against her new respponsibilities and gets cast down to the cabbage patch. James exercises his detective abilities and finds himself in error. Butler raves about unicorns. 

Abigail Grey performed by Sharon Shaw

James Penrose performed by Alex Shaw

Frank Butler performed by Spencer Leeb

Virgil performed by Lorin Grieve

A huge thank you to our special fifteen dollar sponsors this month

Dan Mayer, Stephen Lowe, Paschal Dooley, Jamas Enright, Joe Crow, Chris Finik, Toby Jungius, Dave Hickman, Aaron LaCluyze, Timothy Green, Mark Lucksch, David Garcia Abril, Ben Hayes, Staffan Gardigne, Ciaran Dachtler and Lorraine Chisholm

Behind the Whitescarves - Secret Rooms [Part 2 of 5]

July 24, 2017
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The second Secret Rooms round-table chat. 

This one recorded in mid 2015, and goes deeper into the characters and what inspired them.

Guests: Laureta Sela, Spencer Leeb, Maureen Foley, Matt Wardle and Sharon Shaw

It is part 2 of 5.  

Secret Rooms - Episode 2: The Incident on Rutledge Road

July 20, 2017
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Doctor James Penrose is introduced and Annie and Butler, with their two new recruits, head toward base camp. As always, it's not an easy journey and something deadly is waiting for them along the way. 

Annie Oakley performed by Laureta Sela

James Penrose and Carl performed by Alex Shaw

Frank Butler performed by Spencer Leeb

Abigail Grey performed by Sharon Shaw

Virgil performed by Lorin Grieve

A huge thank you to our special fifteen dollar sponsors this month

Dan Mayer, Stephen Lowe, Paschal Dooley, Jamas Enright, Joe Crow, Chris Finik, Toby Jungius, Dave Hickman, Aaron LaCluyze, Timothy Green, Mark Lucksch, David Garcia Abril, Ben Hayes, Staffan Gardigne, Ciaran Dachtler and Lorraine Chisholm

 

Behind the Whitescarves - Secret Rooms [Part 1 of 5]

July 17, 2017
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The first Secret Rooms round-table chat. 

This one recorded in mid 2015 and covers the new style of storytelling and the challenges it presented, as well as the new characters. 

Guests: Laureta Sela, Spencer Leeb, Maureen Foley, Matt Wardle and Sharon Shaw

It is part 1 of 5.  

Secret Rooms - Episode 1: Weirwood

July 13, 2017
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Two cartographers tumble upon the Weirwood settlement in West Virginia and hear a story from its founder.

Annie Oakley performed by Laureta Sela

Frank Butler performed by Spencer Leeb

Abigail Grey and Katherine Holloway performed by Sharon Shaw

A huge thank you to our special fifteen dollar sponsors this month

Dan Mayer, Stephen Lowe, Paschal Dooley, Jamas Enright, Joe Crow, Chris Finik, Toby Jungius, Dave Hickman, Aaron LaCluyze, Timothy Green, Mark Lucksch, David Garcia Abril, Ben Hayes, Staffan Gardigne, Ciaran Dachtler and Lorraine Chisholm

New Century Mid-July 2017 Update (Good News and Bad News)

July 12, 2017
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News on what's happening with SteamHeart and the podcast feed for the next few months. 

SteamHeart - Episode 11: Armor

June 29, 2017
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James and Abigail get kitted out with new toys. 

Abigail Grey performed by Sharon Shaw
James Penrose, Thomas Arlington, Toshiro Yagyu and Bud Hillerich performed by Alex Shaw
Annie Oakley and Harry Arlington performed by Laureta Sela
Frank Butler and Samuel Tudor performed by Spencer Leeb
Truth Arlington performed by Theo Leigh

The New Century Jingle is Make Your Decision by Dan Philipson of Shockwave Sound. Eastminster and Ossuary composed and performed by Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com. Many soundscapes by Tabletop Audio

A huge thank you to our special fifteen dollar sponsors this month: Dan Mayer, Stephen Lowe, Paschal Dooley, Jamas Enright, Joe Crow, Chris Finik, Toby Jungius, Dave Hickman, Aaron LaCluyze, Timothy Green, Mark Lucksch, David Garcia Abril, Ben Hayes, Staffan Gardigne, Ciaran Dachtler and Lorraine Chisholm

And this week is the start of a new special prize draw to have a character in New Century named after you. Remember last time it was Iain the jailor in the Tower of London, in The Princess Thieves, named after Iain Hopwood. All Iain had to do was leave a review of New Century either the podcast on iTunes or one of the books on Amazon and his name got put in the hat. I’m going to give this eight weeks, that’s two months, including the time I’m going to be on vacation, so for all of July and August 2017 if you leave a review your name will go in the hat. The winner at the end will be immortalised in fiction, just like Iain, so get reviewing. Doesn’t have to be particularly wordy, just say why these audiodramas and books are worth people’s time.  

SteamHeart - Episode 10: Return of the Hunter

June 22, 2017
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Something emerges from a portal between two worlds.

The New Century Jingle is Make Your Decision by Dan Philipson of Shockwave Sound. Sardana, Creeping to Ship, Tempting Secrets, Volatile Reaction, Thunder Dreams and Ossuary composed and performed by Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com And Agent in Shanghai by 1M1 Music of Shockwave Sound. Many soundscapes by Tabletop Audio

Our special sponsors for this month were: Dan Mayer, Stephen Lowe, Paschal Dooley, Jamas Enright, Joe Crow, Chris Finik, Toby Jungius, Dave Hickman, Aaron LaCluyze, Timothy Green, Mark Lucksch, David Garcia Abril, Ben Hayes, Staffan Gardigne, Ciaran Dachtler and Lorraine Chisholm

Over time we’ve noticed a shocking lack of New Century fan art and we’d like to remedy that. So it’s not going to be a one to one thing, because we don’t want to feel like we’re bribing people or paying them to do fan art, that passion for this material should come from you, but we do want to offer prizes as rewards for effort.
So if you come up with some art and we like it we might send an audiobook of your choice in your direction, or the eBooks, or if you have all that stuff already, maybe something more rare and special, entirely dependent on how much we like the art.

You can do characters that have already been drawn, those that haven’t yet, new costumes, landscapes, vehicles, crossovers with other universes and our personal favourite possibility, shipping fan art… keep it a few notches above straight up hentai if you please. Or at the very least send that filth to us privately.
Any art that we love we’ll put on the Facebook page or even the Patreon.

Get drawing and tweet us at @NewCenturyShaw

SteamHeart - Episode 09: The Shadow in the South

June 15, 2017
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Thomas points out a major obstacle in their plan.

Abigail Grey performed by Sharon Shaw
Thomas Arlington and James Penrose, performed by Alex Shaw
Sarah Arlington performed by Maureen Foley
Annie Oakley and Harry Arlington performed by Laureta Sela
Frank Butler performed by Spencer Leeb
Truth Arlington performed by Theo Leigh
Jeremy Pines performed by Matt Wardle
Donald McTavish performed by Derrick Ritchie

The New Century Jingle is Make Your Decision by Dan Philipson of Shockwave Sound, Evening Fall, All This and Ossuary composed and performed by Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com and Agent in Shanghai by 1M1 Music of Shockwave Sound. Many soundscapes by Tabletop Audio

Our special sponsors for this month were: Dan Mayer, Stephen Lowe, Paschal Dooley, Jamas Enright, Joe Crow, Chris Finik, Toby Jungius, Dave Hickman, Aaron LaCluyze, Timothy Green, Mark Lucksch, David Garcia Abril, Ben Hayes, Staffan Gardigne, Ciaran Dachtler and Lorraine Chisholm

If you’re enjoying SteamHeart, your homework this week is to take a friend aside and play them some New Century. Decide which story they will best respond to and just go for it. Show them why it's a world worth exploring.

Next week we re-join a pair of travellers that many have missed.

SteamHeart - Episode 08: The Starlit Eyes

June 8, 2017
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The council of war begins.

Abigail Grey performed by Sharon Shaw
Thomas Arlington and James Penrose, performed by Alex Shaw
Sarah Arlington performed by Maureen Foley
Annie Oakley and Harry Arlington performed by Laureta Sela
Frank Butler performed by Spencer Leeb
Truth Arlington performed by Theo Leigh
Jeremy Pines performed by Matt Wardle
Donald McTavish performed by Derrick Ritchie

The New Century Jingle is Make Your Decision by Dan Philipson of Shockwave Sound. Prospector Theme, Thunder Dreams and Ossuary composed and performed by Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com Many soundscapes by Tabletop Audio

Our special sponsors for this month were: Dan Mayer, Stephen Lowe, Paschal Dooley, Jamas Enright, Joe Crow, Chris Finik, Toby Jungius, Dave Hickman, Aaron LaCluyze, Timothy Green, Mark Lucksch, David Garcia Abril, Ben Hayes, Staffan Gardigne, Ciaran Dachtler and Lorraine Chisholm
If you love New Century then please do jump onto iTunes and rate us, every single one of those helps to improve our reach and bring in new listeners.

Next week the council of war kicks into a higher gear.