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Forgotten Futures~ pdfs

Forgotten Futures~ pdfs I’ve been a supporter of Forgotten Futures for years, long before the rise of steampunk the game’s author, Marcus Rowland, was creating excellent game material from vintage sources all of them FOR FREE. He continues to do so. Additionally he has been adding new (free) historical items …

Perilous Journeys releases Shadows Over Newport for SteamCraft~

Perilous Journeys releases Shadows Over Newport for SteamCraft~ http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/128536/SteamCraft-Shadows-Over-Newport “While vacationers revel in the debauchery of the Bourbon Quarter, danger lurks in the shadows. They say it can only get better for me here.  Newport is a bustling city that, through planning, has managed to keep the smoke stacks on …

Victorian London Maps in Remarkable Detail

Victorian London Maps in Remarkable Detail Check out the amazing maps noted over at MappingLondon: http://mappinglondon.co.uk/2013/victorian-london-in-incredible-detail/   Victorian London in Incredible Detail Here’s a real treat. The National Library of Scotland’s Map Department, supported by David Rumsey, have taken some very high-resolution scans of the Ordnance Survey 1:1056 (that’s 60 …

Engines & Empires for Labyrinth Lord RPG, free~

Engines & Empires for Labyrinth Lord RPG, free~ http://www.lulu.com/shop/john-higgins/engines-empires-campaign-compendium-ebook/ebook/product-12921171.html;jsessionid=6D3ECC1F022CC926EC9F4A9200AC9606  “ENGINES & EMPIRES is a campaign setting designed for use with the LABYRINTH LORD fantasy RPG. Sitting at the crossroads of heroic high fantasy and Victorian gaslight romance, E&E pits magic and science against an ancient darkness intent on once again …

“The Mad Magician”

“The Mad Magician” “The Mad Magician” 1954 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mad_Magician In this 3D feature the great Vincent Price stars as a vengeance minded crafter of stage magic tricks who has had his dreams of appearing on stage as “Gallico the Great” quashed by a greedy employer. The set up is little more …

“Ichabod Crane’s Countryside Irregulars” – Campaign Toybox

“Ichabod Crane’s Countryside Irregulars” – Campaign Toybox check out Steve Darlington’s 6th installment of Campaign Toybox: “Ichabod Crane’s Countryside Irregulars” http://www.rpg.net/columns/campaigntoybox/campaigntoybox6.phtml In a Nutshell: Monster hunting horror in Colonial America. The Story: School-teacher, scholar and part-time occult investigator Ichabod Crane told Washington Irving that he’d found nothing but a hoax …

The Incredible Legends of Doctor Phibes

The Incredible Legends of Doctor Phibes (some thoughts on using two of Vincent Price’s classic films as source material for roleplaying games) The Abominable Dr. Phibes, American International Pictures, 1971 Plot Summary The year is 1925 and someone is murdering surgeons in London. Killing them with deadly bats, enraged rats, …

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