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The Stories and Art of Michael J. Rigg

Welcome to my OFFICIAL Web site.  

Oh, I know there are other Michael Riggs out there: the rock star, the surgeon, the filmmaker, and the Czechoslovakian kite maker... but this is the official place to find out all you need to know about someone who isn't a rock star, surgeon or filmmaker. 

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The Steam Rollers Adventure Podcast

Welcome to the ONLY Steampunk comedy adventure actual-play podcast set in the Heart of Bronze universe created by Michael J Rigg, and based upon the worlds created in the novels

CLOCKWORK LOOKING GLASS and CLOCKWORK PANDORA.
(And, no, you don't need to read the books to enjoy the show!)

Each show takes you on a rollicking Steampunk adventure filled with
mystery, monsters, and steam-powered machines! Follow along as our party of role-playing adventurers finds themselves in one adventure after another where their decisions,
and the luck of the dice, determine what happens next!

Listen to the latest episode, or use the MENU tab to find other episodes.
You can also visit us at steamrollersadventurepodcast.libsyn.com.

FIND OUR CAST AND CREW CREDITS > HERE <

THE FIRST SEASON ARCHIVES

You can still find our ENTIRE FIRST SEASON right here on riggstories.com. Just scroll down and choose the episode(s) you want to listen to. Or, if you want to listen to something more recent, or access our archive over at libsyn, check out the first post on this page (you can use the MENU to access other episodes, share episodes, and more.

You can also check us out at our new home. You should be able to stream or download episodes easily at www.steamrollersadventurepodcast.libsyn.com If you're having any issues, please let us know!

Thank you for continuing to be part of the SRAP Family!
Michael J. Rigg
Author, Storycrafter, and CEO of SkyTrain Publishing
(Yeah, I'm kinda big dill)

Ep. 62 Epilogue "The O'Reilly Incident"

Season one comes to a close with this Lorepisode enactment of the incidents surrounding the O'Reilly farm. From the earliest moments of episode one, where Martin and his cousin went to explore the strange goings on, and apparent abduction of Mrs. O'Reilly, to Martin's return to the farm at the conclusion of our last episode. Enjoy this dramatic radio play, featuring the narration of Rupert Bathurst. ...See you next season!

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Musical Score
"Zombie Chase", "Dark Walk", "Dark Dance", "Dark Standoff", "Dark Times", "Trio for Piano, Violin, and Viola", "Oppressive Gloom" all by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Ep. 61 Chapt. 47 "The Martyrs and the Soap Dish"

Martin Barnett, Charles Humphrey, and Jameson Mayfield have traveled far on their trail of the elusive Robert Edmund Hillary. He has a companion punch card to the one obtained by Humphrey that can either start, or stop, a global war. In this final regular episode of Season 1, our trio gets a vital clue that leads them closer to their quarry, but deeper and deeper into danger as they finally cross paths with the Clockwork Carpenters, the strange beings that legends say control reality. Will they find Hillary? Will they stop the war?

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Ep. 60 Chapt. 46 "Day of the Dead"

The mysteries thicken and intensify as the trio of rebel bounty hunters, Martin, Jameson, and Humphrey, close in on Robert Edmund Hillary. However, as more and more strange occurrences come up in Atlanta, they find it hard to believe their own eyes.

 Fig 4601: The peculiar logo of the Bronze Claw (sometimes called the Golden Claw). Look at itupside down and you'll make out the TW logo for Thorne &amp; Wolfe, Inc.

Fig 4601: The peculiar logo of the Bronze Claw (sometimes called the Golden Claw). Look at itupside down and you'll make out the TW logo for Thorne & Wolfe, Inc.

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Ep. 59 Chapt. 45 "Welcome to the Hotel Ravenwood"

Our group of travelers is now in the company of Durrell Tarbent, Martin Barnett's long lost older brother, (who looks nothing like the ghoulish monster Martin's mother told him he was). Jameson, Martin, and Colonel Humphrey head to the Ravenwood Centre, a sprawling campus tucked into the outskirts of Atlanta that hides many dark secrets.

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Ep. 58 Chapt. 44 "Durrr"

Back to high adventure! Jameson, Humphrey, and Martin Barnett have finally landed in Atlanta, Georgia. Now the hunt for the elusive Mr. Hillary gets off to a great start...or does it? It's time to make plans, lay down the law, and figure out how they're going to find one Imperial spy in all the Confederacy.

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Ep. 57 FIRST ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL

We celebrate our FIRST ANNIVERSARY with special guests, looks back on Season 1, and a very special preview of Season 2, with boundless thanks to Steampunk icons, authors and podcasters Tee Morris and Philippa Ballantine. And many thanks to our anniversary sponsors: Kevin C. Mason of Jack Monkey Games, The Shared Desk, High Level Games, A Quest for Magic and Steele Podcast, Jock and Nerd Podcast, Terminally Nerdy, and the Happy Hour from the Tower Podcast. And thanks to our Season 1 Cast: Judy, George, Ray, and Derek; and our Season 2 Cast: Melanie, Rupert, Jenn, Dave, George, Ray, and Derek. Music in this episode courtesy Astral Fogg, Bensound.com, and Battlebards.com.

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Ep. 56 Chapt. 43 "After the Pillow"

Jameson Mayfield's bloody night has concluded...or has it? The team confers as the Lady of the Cumberland arrives in Nashville. From there, Martin Barnett's flight skills are put to the test as the team pools their money to buy a small, private airship to get them to Atlanta. Charles Humphrey also learns something of his mysterious protectors with the emerald jewelry.

Be sure to stay tuned to the very end to find out what was on the note Derek passes to me during this episode.

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Ep. 55 Chapt. 42 "Riverboat of Blood"

Our band of Steampunk Adventurers are in a precarious trio of situations. As Charles Humphrey finds himself the shepherd of a young man in the employ of Jameson Mayfield's mother, Martin Barnett becomes the caretaker of a woman almost killed by someone hunting him. And Jameson Mayfield...Well, he doesn't like to lose.

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Ep. 54 Chapt. 41 "Lady of the Cumberland"

Jameson, Humphrey, and Martin are getting closer and closer to their quarry. So far, they've managed to elude bounty hunters between Missouri and Kentucky, but will their luck change aboard a riverboat bound for Nashville? Is Red still following them, or is a more dangerous foe lurking around the next corner?

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Ep. 53 Chapt. 40 "Bait's on a Train"

Our intrepid trio of adventurers is now well on their way to Atlanta to find Robert Edmund Hillary. Sure, there are a host of vile bounty hunters on their trail, but our stalwart heroes are keeping a cool head as they stick together, boarding a train of curious strangers on the way into the Confederation State of Kentucky.

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Ep. 52 Chapt. 39 "DeLeon in Winter"

This week, our trio of intrepid adventurers face off against the power of the Imperial Military Machine (and Martin Barnett's would-be girlfriend). They also discover some rather crafty bounty hunters are on their trail. Can they reach Atlanta before they're all killed?

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Ep. 51 Chapt. 38 "Encounter at Canner Bluffs"

Our Valentine to you, dear listener, is a longer adventure episode. In this first chapter with all the party members together, we learn of their plans to mobilize the Loyal Glass rebel movement. But first, they have to get out of Venture Pass, and in the small woodland village of Canner Bluffs, they get more than they bargained for.

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Ep. 50 Chapt. 37 "The Party"

Our adventure continues with the consequences of Colonel Charles Humphrey, dying of "Chicago Consumption" before the eyes of a pair of Clockwork Carpenters. Meanwhile, Jameson Mayfield launches an investigation into the shady dealings in Venture Pass, MO, and Martin Barnett, dressed as a Confederate soldier, wanders into town seeking food and shelter.

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Ep. 49 Chapt. 36 Lore. 01 "Roose"

Seven years before Martin Barnett was gunned down in front of an abandoned diner in Wayward, Iowa, Glass & Christian operated a successful underground laboratory...three stories below that very diner. In this special dramatic "lorepisode," we meet the young witches who were bred there, and the young technician who would save them.

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Ep. 48 Chapt. 35 "There Twice Was a Man From Nantucket"

It seems Abel Keye, the Rusty Knight of Chicago and "disharmonied" Clockwork Carpenter, is ready to strike a deal with Colonel Charles Humphrey. Will the proposed trade succeed, and if it does, what then? Meanwhile, Martin Barnett comes under fire as a patrol of Confederation Scouts closes in on his position.

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Ep. 47 Chapt. 34 "Man in the Iron Lung"

The adventure resumes as Martin Barnett attempts to find his bearings and leave what has become the haunted forest north of Venture Pass. Meanwhile, Jameson Mayfield wakes to find a stranger standing in his room, though he has been given a modest new set of clothes.

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Ep. 46 IN THE BEGINNING Part 2

It's our filler for the New Year's break! Yay! But we're still giving you some SRAPies. Mike proudly presents part 2 of the flashback to October, 2015 and an un-aired episode that show how it all began. In this episode, you'll found out how George and Ray presented Cecil and Martin, and then we have a one-on-one with Derek in the creation of Jameson Mayfield!

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Ep. 45 IN THE BEGINNING Part 1

Since we really didn't take a break during the holidays, we're going to take one going into the new year. Not to leave you SRAPless, however, Mike proudly presents a special two part episode that flashes back to October, 2015 and an un-aired pair of episodes that show how it all began. In this episode, you'll found out how George and Ray dreamed up Cecil and Martin, and you'll learn something about Heart of Bronze lore, and character creation!

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