Candela Obscura | Chapter 1, Episode 1 | The Cold Embrace
After witnessing a devastating tragedy, a young street urchin has the veil yanked from his shrouded life – upturning and thrusting him into an esoteric world, guided by the light of a secret order…
Download and play the Quickstart Guide for Candela Obscura at https://darringtonpress.com/candela
Candela Obscura is an ongoing monthly horror drama that follows an esoteric order of investigators as they use centuries of knowledge to fight back against a mysterious source of corruption and bleed. Leveraging gaming as a story mechanic, the series features the Candela Obscura tabletop roleplaying game from Darrington Press, which is built on the Illuminated Worlds system.
This first chapter of Candela Obscura will be 3 stand-alone episodes starring Robbie Daymond, Laura Bailey, Anjali Bhimani, and Ashley Johnson with a story led by Matthew Mercer.
The show will continue on the last Thursday of each month.
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Originally Created by Taliesin Jaffe and Chris Lockey
Game Design and Writing by Spenser Starke and Rowan Hall
Directed by Steve Failows
Produced by Maxwell James and Steve Failows
Lightkeeper portrayed by Taliesin Jaffe
Music by Colm McGuinness
Character Art by Lisa Fricke
Due to the improv nature of Candela Obscura and other RPG content on our channels, some themes and situations that occur in-game may be difficult for some to handle. If certain episodes or scenes become uncomfortable, we strongly suggest taking a break or skipping that particular episode.
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