There’s been a resurgence in the idea of radio plays and dramas recently. With podcasts, you can get the sense of those old-timey productions, with whole families sitting around the home radio. Well, Spectrum Games is looking to bring that feeling off the air and onto the tabletop with their On the Air RPG. You can pick up your copies now.
From the release:
The spirit of Old Time Radio lives again with On the Air, the storytelling RPG that faithfully emulates the action, excitement and mystery found in the radio programs of the 1930s and ’40s. Construct a series, create a sponsor, whip up characters and you’re ready to play. Once the series is created, very little prep time is required to play the game, thanks to the narrative structure of the Intention System.
Get ready to engage in an all-new way of narrating your character’s actions… and don’t forget to promote your sponsor’s products to earn the potent Sponsorship Token! Each episode is allowed only a certain number of die rolls in order to depict the tight time restraints of those old programs, so you’d better make every action count!
On the Air is best enjoyed by one Director and between one and three players. You’ll need d4s, d6s and d8s.