Announcing The Sight: Vaesen RPG

By Michael DiMauro on

About Michael DiMauro

Michael founded GeeklyInc with Tim Lanning way back in 2013 when they realized they had two podcasts and needed a place to stick them. Since then, Geekly has grown and taken off in ways Michael could have never imagined.


We are very excited to announce a new actual play RPG stream called The Sight: Vaesen RPG based on Free League’s “Vaesen” rpg set in 19th century Scandanavia. The Sight will be a mini-series exclusive to Geekly’s Twitch channel at and will be streamed on Saturdays at 8PM ET. The first episode will be aired on January 16, 2021. We have plans for video and audio archives which we will announce soon.

The game will be run by Michael DiMauro (hey that’s me!) who also acts as the dungeon master for the Greetings, Adventurers! podcast.

“The nisse, lindeworms, trolls, and fairies immediately captured my imagination as I read through the Vaesen source book,” says Michael. “but it was the focus on roleplaying and mystery over combat that made me want to create a new series. Also, there is base building??”

The new mini-series is hopefully just the first in an effort to expand Geekly’s twitch offerings, and will feature Veronica Escamilla-Brady as Mexican expat doctor Araceli Delfina Cruz, “The Geekly Council has been working on creating a repository for GeeklyInc creators to put their new crossover content. I hope that more of the creators will see this as an opportunity to make fun new content with GeeklyInc friends without feeling like it needs to turn into a 100+ episode podcast.” says Escamilla-Brady.

The cast will also include podcaster and GeeklyCon organizer Carly Shields, and Geekly community members Justin Connell and Bridgit Connell. In addition to being a cast member, Bridgit has also created the art for the series.

The Characters

Dr. Araceli Delfina Cruz played by Veronica Escamilla-Brady

Veronica Escamilla-Brady is the GM for Welcome to St. Paxton, a Call of Cthulhu real play TTRPG podcast on the GeeklyInc Network. She’s a Pisces born in the year of the Rat and drinks too much spicy water. Her favorite games are Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Demon’s Souls, so make of all that what you will.

Astrid Jägare played by Carly Shields

Carly Shields is a consummate nerd in nearly every aspect of her life. When not working as a PR rep in the videogame industry, she enjoys watching anime, running GeeklyCon each summer, playing everything in the game sphere (videogames, boardgames, card games, etc.), and graphic design.

Elijah Lord played by Justin Connell

Justin Connell is a real life witcher. His hobbies include yelling at things in the woods and playing GWENT. His special skill is he can fall asleep anywhere.

Captain Anneke Helvig played by Bridgit Connell

Bridgit Connell is the artist for the Drinks & Daggers game, and is currently drawing the Dark Horse comic Lady Baltimore for the Mignolaverse. She previously released her comic book Brother Nash through Titan Comics. She likes her coffee black and likes her jello without all those weird little pieces of fruit in them.

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