Imprinted Echoes

A Numenera actual play podcast.

About the show

Imprinted Echos (formerly called Palimpsest) is an actual play podcast using the Cypher System set in the world of Numenera (both made by Monte Cook Games). Join Zann, Rin, Brigid and Chase as they dive into the mysterious world of Numenera and uncover the secrets of the city of Legam.


  • Episode 81: Anamnesis: Upgrade at the Downgrade

    November 20th, 2022  |  53 mins 59 secs

    Now having their job lined up, the group finds a place to stay and gets a little more information on their task at hand. Sleep is enforced, dinner companions are met and deals are brokered. . Join us as Nehemiah, Smalren, and Jhori rest before continuing on.

  • Episode 80: Anamnesis: The Jaded Ale House

    November 6th, 2022  |  32 mins 34 secs

    Finally arriving at the Jaded Ale House, our explorers take a moment to get their bearings before the person Adriul contacted them with arrives. Even in a somewhat gimmicky establishment, there’s a lot to learn. Generosity is shown, information is sought, and jobs are taken. Join us as Nehemiah, Smalren, and Jhori get to meet their contact.

  • Episode 79: Anamnesis: Enter Stirthal

    October 23rd, 2022  |  47 mins 27 secs

    The group has arrived at Stirthal. As one of the larger cities in the Steadfast, it’s quite a lot to behold for a group that has spent so much time in the sparsely inhabited Beyond. So before they find their contact, there’s a city to explore. New food is tried, thieves are stymied, and disguises are donned. Join us as Nehemiah, Smalren, and Jhori get to know Stirthal.

  • Episode 78: Anamnesis: Through and Through

    October 9th, 2022  |  44 mins 13 secs

    Cerdyn’s Pass is proving a good but difficult travel choice. It seems there’s always something waiting for them around the next bend. Thankfully, they have each other to make sure everyone comes out on the other side. Natural disasters are survived, fellow travelers are met, and long overdue backstories are shared. Join us and Nehemiah, Smalren, and Jhori complete the rest of the Cerdyn’s Pass.

  • Episode 77: Anamnesis: The Pass

    September 25th, 2022  |  42 mins 37 secs

    Having made it through most of the Beyond, the next step in the journey to the Steadfast is to travel through Cerdyn’s Pass. They knew that the path could be dangerous, but there’s even more excitement than they thought. Ambushes are quashed, emotions are manipulated, and creatures are dispatched. Join us and Nehemiah, Snmalren, and Jhori make a treacherous journey.

  • Episode 76: Anamnesis: Journey Toward the Past

    September 11th, 2022  |  35 mins 58 secs

    A lot is changing for our sound sojourners. After careful consideration, rebuilding and planning, they have decided to journey to the Steadfast. A place where they each left something significant behind. One who ran from a life worth escaping, one who walked away and waited for something to follow, and one who simply wished to let the rougher life be a memory. Regardless of their reasons, now is the time to return. Travel begins, dangers are faced, and hardships are overcome. Join us as Nehemiah, Smalren, and Jhori set out to face their most treacherous foe yet; their pasts.

  • An Update From GLM!

    August 11th, 2022  |  2 mins 42 secs

    Things may be quiet for a little bit, so here's what you can expect now, and moving forward! New episodes of Imprinted Echoes starting September 11th!

  • Episode 75: Rhapsody: Consider the Cypher System

    July 31st, 2022  |  45 mins 54 secs

    This is the second of two interstitial episodes before we begin season two. This episode is a mechanics chat. As you all know, Numenera used the Cypher system. And while I know some of you know this rule set well and many of you have probably picked up on at least the basics, we thought it would be nice to finally go over some of the specifics. So join us as we discuss the Cypher system.

  • Episode 74: Rhapsody: Cast Conversation

    July 17th, 2022  |  56 mins 53 secs

    As promised this is the first of two interstitial episodes before we start season two. It’s something of a post season wrap up talk with the cast of the show. And quite honestly it doesn’t need much more introduction than that. So join us as we discuss the recent adventures of Nehemiah Smalren and Jhori.

  • Episode 73: Rhapsody: Coda

    July 3rd, 2022  |  45 mins 56 secs

    Well, this is it! Episode 73 marks the end of Rhapsody, the Season One arc for Imprinted Echoes. Plans have been put into motion to make sure that all living in Legam are able to do so comfortably. With city planning underway, our adventurers take some time to reflect on the journey they’ve had together. Backstories are revealed, friends are returned, and new trajectories are set. Join us as Nehemiah, Smalren, and Jhori complete the Rhapsody.

  • Episode 72: Rhapsody: A New Normal

    June 19th, 2022  |  50 mins 14 secs

    Welcome to the penultimate episode for Season 1! There is so much to do around the settlement of Legam. The now bustling new inhabitants are getting things underway. And as always, everyone has something different to see to. Companions are reunited, senses are soothed, and feelings are avoided. Join us as Nehemiah, Smalren, and Jhori establish a new normal.

  • Episode 71: Rhapsody: Return Below

    June 5th, 2022  |  42 mins 5 secs

    After a bit of time to remember what it’s like to have a physical form again, the old and new inhabitants of Legam start to settle in. Resting is in order but so is trolling beneath the surface to see what can be done about getting the facilities back in working condition. Acquaintances are aided, friends are introduced, and foes are finally vanquished. Join us as Nehemiah, Smalren, and Jhori lay the groundwork to finish their mission.