The Cartographer’s Handbook [Web Series 1 of 4]
Jun16

The Cartographer’s Handbook [Web Series 1 of 4]

New Century: The Cartographer’s Handbook Episode 1 of 4. Part 1: Our Enemy Part 2: Equipment – Introduction – The Creatures – Account: Lieutenant James Buckner – Process of Infection – Account: Private Lawton Sadler – Food of the Wendigo – Standard Issue Equipment: RS Soldier – Account: Captain Samuel Tudor – Standard Issue Equipment: RS Scout -Account: Doctor Julius Kaufman -Uniform New Century is an alternate history sci-fi set in America in the years following the civil war. This first book (also available on Kindle and in audio drama form on Bandcamp) takes the form of a serious survival guide. The books are published one chapter at a time as a serialised weekly podcast. You can support this production andAlex’s other show; School of Movies while getting access to a ton of exclusive bonus content and joining the fan community via the Patreon https://www.patreon.com/alexandershaw WARNING: THIS EPISODE INCLUDES BOTH CRUELTY TO ANIMALS AND TO HUMANS. Cast for This Episode -Announcer: Lou Fernandez (Listen to his podcast “Lou Reads the Internet For YOU!”) http://loureads.com/ -Director Thomas W. Arlington: Alex Shaw -Lieutenant James Buckner: Daniel Floyd (watch his web series; Extra Credits) http://extra-credits.net/ -Private Lawton Sadler: Spencer Leeb -Captain Samuel Tudor: Spencer Leeb -Dr Julius Kauffman: Matt Wardle Music featured: 00.01: Paradise by Ross Bugden https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQKG… 59.18: Thunder Dreams by Kevin MacLeod http://incompetech.com/ Lieutenant James Buckner was represented with the greatest respect utilizing the image of Emory Upton (1839-1881), United States Army General and author of “The Military Policy of the United States”. Private Lawton Sadler was represented utilizing the image of Charles Lepley of the 103rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry who died in the same Andersonville prison colony mentioned in this episode. His journal can be found here http://www.civilwararchive.com/DIARIES/Lepley1.htm Askook was represented by the half Mexican, half-Irish scout Felix Martinez AKA “Mickey Free”. http://www.celiahayes.com/archives/1284 Captain Samuel Tudor was represented utilizing the image of Michael Harm, Union Army Private of the 14th Pennsylvania Cavalry 159th Volunteers. His wife, Clementine was represented by Major Pauline Cushman, an actress and spy for the Union army during the Civil War. Dr Kauffman was represented utilizing the image of Ludwik Lazarus Zamenhof (1859-1917), a polish, Jewish physician who was fascinated by the idea of a world without war and subsequently created the universal auxiliary language of Esperanto in order to facilitate this. He began its development aged 14 whilst still in school. He has hundreds of streets, parks and bridges named after him as well as a planet; 1462 Zemenhof. Artwork Cover artwork for The Cartographer’s Handbook designed by M.P.J. Dillon http://www.mpjdillon.co.uk/ 12.21: Wendigo by Glenn Porter/TavenerScholar http://tavenerscholar.deviantart.com/ 13.02: Wendigo Plus by Chenthooran Nambiarooran/Mythrilgolem1 http://mythrilgolem1.deviantart.com/ 13.36: Wendigo by...

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Audiobook Sample: The Cartographer’s Handbook
Jun09

Audiobook Sample: The Cartographer’s Handbook

This is the first 21 minutes from New Century Book 1: The Cartographer’s Handbook. If you want to hear more it is available on Bandcamp in full audiobook form. Alternately you can find it as a documentary in four parts on YouTube.   NEW CENTURY: BOOK 1 Ostensibly written by Thomas W. Arlington, director of the newly formed National Intelligence Agency, this book is given to scouts of the Reunified States Military, setting out to travel and chart an America beset since 1872 by a lethal new plague. The infected devolve to an aggressive, feral state and it is up to what remains of a shattered government, operating out of the reclaimed Washington DC, to re-establish contact and form a total army of the people if they are to stand a chance of retaking their land. But these wendigos are not the only strange phenomena this damaged world will encounter. This is the first book in Phase 1 of the ongoing New Century series. The first five books can be read in any order and the sixth; SteamHeart brings many of the surviving heroes together. The first five stories in New Century Phase 1 can be listened to in any order… The Cartographer’s Handbook Secret Rooms Tiger’s Eye Arlington The Princess Thieves SteamHeart Credits released November 23, 2013 Vocal performances by Alexander Shaw, Sharon Shaw, Laureta Sela, Spencer Leeb, Matt Wardle, Maureen Foley, Daniel Floyd, Jacob Newburn, Mark Ord and Matt Ramsey Music by Mark Tschanz and Kevin MacLeod. Album artwork by Antonio Torresan, http://newcenturyshow.podbean.com/mf/web/gihjfv/New_Century_Sample_01_-_The_Cartographer_s_Handbook.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

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