Howdy folks. It’s been a while (here, at least)! We’ve since moved Shadows in the West to a different site and a different medium, meaning we no longer have use for this one. In June, this site will be taken down permanently. But don’t worry! All of our content still exists on our new website. … Continue reading This site is going away soon!
You can now find us on Pinecast, iTunes, and Google Play! Pinecast iTunes Google Play Our full lineup of introductory episodes is releasing Thursday, April 5th, but you can listen to our trailer right now for a taste of what’s to come! Continue reading Trailer up! Now on iTunes, GooglePlay, and Pinecast!
We are happy to finally announce the launch date of the podcast edition! What kind of podcast is this? The best way to describe it is a hybrid between an actual play podcast and an audiobook. Our text “episodes” are heavily edited versions of our session logs; each podcast episode will be a recording of … Continue reading Podcast Launch Date: April 5th!
After a few conversations in our Discord and much behind-the-scenes discussion, the Shadows in the West crew has decided to temporarily suspend our usual episode-posting schedule. We are excited to share the story of Shadows in the West with everyone, but it’s become clear that text-based episodes are not a very accessible or engaging format … Continue reading [Announcement] Pre-Podcast Hiatus
Crow and Shio return to the oden shop to speak with Hasako, who warns them of the threats the forest is facing. Unable to sleep, Crow ventures into the woods on her own in the hopes of finding some answers. Continue reading Kitsune Mori II [Chapter 1 | Episode 15]
With the events of Beiden behind them, the samurai finally make their way to Kitsune Mori to warm greetings—and a much-needed visit to the hot springs. Continue reading Kitsune Mori I [Chapter 1 | Episode 14]
The samurai travel deeper into the Beiden of Yume-do to locate the source of Shosuro Tokai’s mysterious ailment. Continue reading A Sleeping Scorpion VIII [Chapter 1 | Episode 13]
Shosuro Tokai’s condition is revealed to the samurai. They are not given much of a choice as to whether or not they wish to investigate. Continue reading A Sleeping Scorpion VII [Chapter 1 | Episode 12]
“Obaasan! Please tell us the story of Shinjo and Lady Kitsune again.”
The door barely slides open before Inari is upon her. She is almost as tall as her grandmother now, even at seven winters. The old woman laughs and smiles, allowing herself to be guided into the room by a granddaughter much more sprightly than the one who looms behind her. Continue reading The Fox and the Ki-rin
After questioning the drunken monk, the samurai return to Beiden with him in tow. Unfortunately, more unpleasant surprises await them along the way. Continue reading A Sleeping Scorpion VI [Chapter 1 | Episode 11]