Red Moon Roleplaying is a production company/publisher of roleplaying game Actual Plays. They play games set in dark worlds like Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition, Kult, and Ravenloft. These are then edited into the form of radio drama-esque storylines with a large focus on characterization as well as roleplaying.
This was recognized and the group won Gold for Best Actual Play Podcast at the Fenix awards in 2019. They also won the Silver ENnie for Best Podcast at GenCon 2019. They also have a Patreon account where additional videos are available to subscribers.
Red Moon Roleplaying shows with their own page:
Their media contains the following tropes:
- Antihero: This or Villain Protagonist is the most common incarnation of their player character base. There are exceptions, though.
- Bittersweet Ending: Usually just about what the best anyone can hope for at the end of their games.
- Celebrity Voice Actor: They've had a few who are in the gaming industry:
- Matthew Dawkins and Klara Herbol are both developers for Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition who have participated in their games.
- Jason Carl is the lead developer for White Wolf and a famous web video Storyteller himself.
- Darker and Edgier: They do horror-themed roleplaying games for adults. Even The Curse of Strahd is played absolutely straight.
- Word of God: Klara Herbol wrote The Sacrifice Chronicle that she ran.