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Patina Characters Fron Left to Right: Zee-o, Pallie, Wyatt, Cassidy, and Emma with the Knight in background.

Meet The Cast

Season 1

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Nick Robertson

Pronouns: He/Him

Game Master

Nick is a bard who is often surprised by his own stories, and is an unrepentant caffeine addict. He loves teaching people to play tabletop rpgs, and thinks that chandelier swinging is a valid mode of transportation. While his legs do not go on for days, he does enjoy noir stories.  He is also the GM for the Star Wars Actual Play podcast Tabletop Squadron.  Nick currently lives in North Texas with his wife, Cameron, where they are actively attempting to fill their house with books.

Find him on Twitter at @alias58

Drew Mierzejewski

Pronouns: He/Him

Character: Wyatt Fisher

Drew is an actor, writer, VO artist, worldbuilder, and an all around creative. He holds a Masters in Fine Art, specializing in Meisner Technique Acting from Northern Illinois University and has been an active participant in the dramatic arts for most of his life. Drew has worked on such fine Actual Play Podcasts as: Warda, The Dungeon Dome, One Shot, and is the current showrunner and narrator on Skyjacks: Courier’s Call from the One Shot Podcast Network. Drew currently resides in Chicago, IL with his wife, Alyson and their two cats, Queen Felicia and Wedge.

Find him on Twitter at @worldstoforge

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Portrait of Rhi. Art by @AngryArtist113


Pronouns: She/Her

Character: Pallie Fisher

Rhi found tabletop RPGs in her teens and has been in love with telling collaborative stories with a group of friends ever since. She is the GM and producer of The Magpies, a Blades in the Dark actual play podcast, and has had guest appearances on Party of One Podcast and One Shot Network live streams. She’s also an advocate for accessibility in the RPG community and helps game designers create accessible documents through Skill Check. When not playing RPGs or editing her podcast, Rhi can be found playing video games, bothering her cat, Harley, and volunteering in her neighborhood in Chicago, IL.

Find them on Twitter at @rhiannon42

Sydney Whittington

Pronouns: She/Her

Character: Cassidy Shard


Sydney’s skills and experience tend towards the written word and written code (in her day job as a computer scientist). In this case, though, her latent passions for voice acting and audio engineering are finally getting a chance to mature. When not working on this show, Sydney really just wants to be climbing things out in nature, with a side of trying not to be bad at video games. She is also a transfemme lesbian, who was male-presenting in early episodes, and she still enjoys making use of that extra vocal range, on occasion. Sydney currently lives in central Texas, with her two cats, Cam and Korra.

Find them on Twitter at @sydney_whitt

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Aly Grauer

Pronouns: She/Her

Character: Zee-o

A storyteller of many forms, Aly has been known to perform onstage, on podcasts, at ren fairies, and at world-class theme parks. She is the audio editor for a number of podcasts, including Skyjacks: Courier’s Call, where she also performs as June Hymnal. Aly is a writer with several published short form works as well as her first novel “On the Isle of Sound and Wonder” (Shadesilk Press, 2020). Additionally, she teaches dialect lessons, provides VO/narration for audiobooks, and occasionally creates small roleplaying games (such as Sidewalkia! and Break Room). Aly and her husband Drew live in Chicago, IL where they both serve as furniture for their two cats, Queen Felicia and Wedge.

Find her on Twitter at @dreamstobecome

Cameron Robertson

Pronouns: She/Her

Character: Emma Blackwood

Cameron is a book-hoarding princess who will never stop growing her library. When she's not reading, she loves playing RPGs and board games with friends with an occasional video game tossed in. She is also a player on the Star Wars Actual Play podcast Tabletop Squadron. Cameron currently lives in North Texas with her husband, Nick, their two cats, Loki and Harley, and their two dogs, Batman and Robin. There may be a naming theme.

Find her on Twitter at @midnightmusic13

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Kit Adames

Pronouns: She/They

Character: Birdie Foundling

Kit Adames is a full-time student currently studying for a bachelor's degree in theatre, and spends any free time being an avid artist, aspiring voice actor, and sometimes a person. Her love of performing from a young age sparked her interest in TTRPGs about five years ago, and she’s spent countless hours playing Dungeons and Dragons and Blades in the Dark ever since. She enjoys advocating for more representation in the arts through her projects as a Latin/Indigenous lesbian creator, and often does so through her endeavors in writing for Elevator Pitch Podcast, a queer genre-hopping anthology podcast that can be accessed on Spotify and YouTube.

Find her on Twitter at @venusvultures

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