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Victorian X-Files? Doyle & Houdini featured in new TV series

Victorian X-Files? Doyle & Houdini featured in new TV series Per Deadline: http://deadline.com/2015/03/houdini-and-doyle-series-fox-itv-shaw-media-1201394425/ “A supernatural crime drama inspired by the unlikely real-life friendship between Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and illusionist Harry Houdini is headed to the small screen in the U.S., UK and Canada. I’ve learned that Sony Pictures TV …

The Elephant Man – 1980 – David Lynch

The Elephant Man – 1980 – David Lynch http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Elephant_Man_%28film%29 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080678/ “The Elephant Man is a 1980 American biographical film about Joseph Merrick (whom the script calls John Merrick), a severely deformed man in 19th century London. The film was directed by David Lynch and stars John Hurt, Anthony Hopkins, Anne …

Victorious RPG- Kickstarter

Victorious RPG- Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/676918054/victorious-the-role-playing-game The latter Nineteenth Century of history exists side by side with the literary worlds of Sherlock Holmes, Count Dracula, the Steampunk Science of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells, and Magicks both dark and mysterious. Victorious can be scaled to meet adventure with investigators of crime, defenders …

Conquest of the Lost World free Victorian wargame~

Conquest of the Lost World free Victorian wargame~ A Victorian Adventure Wargame by Nathan Russell http://nathanrussell.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Lost-World.pdf “a miniatures wargame of heroic battles in a land forgotten by time. Colonial powers and captains of industry alike have raised forces to make the dangerous journey to the Earth’s core in search of …

Now watching: The Great Train Robbery (1979)

Now watching: The Great Train Robbery (1979) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_First_Great_Train_Robbery “The First Great Train Robbery – known in the U.S. as The Great Train Robbery – is a 1979 film directed by Michael Crichton, who also wrote the screenplay based on his novel The Great Train Robbery. The film starred Sean Connery, …

New to the VAE Library: The Iytean Menace (for the Doctor Who Roleplaying Game)

New to the VAE Library: The Iytean Menace (for the Doctor Who Roleplaying Game) This is something I’ve wanted for awhile. The only adventure for the 1980’s FASA produced Doctor Who Roleplaying that is set in Victorian London! from the back cover: “DANGER STALKED THE STREET… Out in the fog-shrouded …

Bakerstreet RPG hits its fundraiser!~

Bakerstreet RPG hits its fundraiser!~ … and then some! Fearlight Games is releasing Bakerstreet “Roleplaying in the World of Sherlock Holmes”. And the raised almost ten times what then needed! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/fearlightgames/baker-street-roleplaying-in-the-world-of-sherlock Keep an eye on their wesbite or their Facebook for details of the game’s release. http://www.fearlightgames.com/ https://www.facebook.com/FearlightGames

Victorian Gamer archive- introduction

Victorian Gamer archive- introduction https://web.archive.org/web/20131205065244/http://www.jimskipper.com/victoria/ Victorian Gamer is a free e-zine devoted to the Victorian Era. Its purpose is to provide a variety of information on the culture, history, politics and technology of the Nineteenth Century. It is also intended to provide information to specific to the needs of Role-Playing …

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