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GORE (free RPG), an overview.

GORE (free RPG), an overview. (it’s the middle of the night, I’m watching Doctor Who and checking out free RPGs, so I’m going to write about GORE, because, well… why not?) http://goblinoidgames.com/shop/roleplaying-games/gore-10.html GORE (Generic Old-school Roleplaying Engine)                           …

Headless Portraits from the Victorian Era on i09

Headless Portraits from the Victorian Era on i09 http://io9.com/the-creepiest-headless-portraits-from-the-victorian-era-472678985 Vincze Miklós The Creepiest Headless Portraits from the Victorian Era We all know that people messed around with photos long before there was Photoshop. But you might not have realized how crazy the Victorians were about headless portraits. They literally lost …

FREE Call of Cthulhu old west adventure: Sundown~

FREE Call of Cthulhu old west adventure: Sundown~ Go here to download: http://www.chaosium.com/content/FreePDFs/CoC/Adventures/Sundown%20-%20A%20Free%20Call%20of%20Cthulhu%20adventure%20by%20Chaosium.pdf or here: http://www.rpgnow.com/product_info.php?products_id=96542 A Call of Cthulhu Adventure in the Old West “It’s easy to feel alone as the shadows gather and the pale moon rises over the High Plains. The Cherokee say that on nights like …

“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 …

VAE Interviews The Masterminds behind Unhallowed Metropolis

  VAE Interviews The Masterminds behind Unhallowed Metropolis Jason Soles is a tireless creator driven to pursue his passions beyond health or reason. By day, Mr. Soles is the lead designer of Privateer Press’ award-winning WARMACHINE and HORDES miniature combat games. His evenings are spent sculpting, writing, and plotting. Among …

Bodie “The Beast”*, Promethean Pugilist

Bodie “The Beast”*, Promethean Pugilist (Bodie’s name is pronounced “boad-eee”) *Bodie’s original fighting name was Bodie “The Bastard” but this offended my folk’s sensibilities. Concept~ Bodie was envisioned for Unhallowed Metropolis, one of the man-made Frankenstein’s monster like “Prometheans”. Instead of being some lunatic’s slave or a crazed monster Bodie …

“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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