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Off table chat

Posted by Butters , 26 June 2017 · 1,059 views

My weekly online game was cancelled again due to real life issues but a couple of us still got together for a chat and it was pretty interesting seeing the differences in play style and how to run a game.
What came out if the fairly long chat was I was basically the only one who still preferred Sixth edition whilst the others much preferred the newer Seve...


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Luck

Posted by Butters , 25 September 2016 · 948 views

Did we use Luck wrong in previous editions? did anyone use it to save a character or was it just a skill you used to see if you had remembered to bring a flashlight?


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Burning bridges.

Posted by Butters , 25 September 2016 · 521 views

Well I've done it again I've left game after just one session,its becoming a worrying habit if I'm honest. As I recently left my regular online group due to feeling disconnected from the story and the Players and feeling like we as Players had begun playing a very linear style of game ignoring all the story threads and just concentrating on the main clue...


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Pulp Cthulhu a setting to far?

Posted by Butters , 27 August 2016 · 4,701 views

Do the Pulp rules where you play a more HEROIC style Investigator take away something from the setting that makes Call of Cthulhu special?
For me one of the things that makes Call of Cthulhu such a different and interesting game is the fact that it derives a lot of its uniqueness and feel from the normality of the characters you play they are not superher...


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Recommended

Posted by Butters , 31 July 2016 · 528 views

A six foot bunny man you say? better bring me the larger Flintlock then.  
I've been recently playing in a fantastic mash up of Lamentations of the Flame Princess scenarios and the rather excellent Cakebread and Waltons Clockwork and Cthulhu/Renaissance rule set.
It has been so much fun, I have no idea what is going on and yet its been completely an...


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The end is nigh.......no wait its here.

Posted by Butters , 31 July 2016 · 519 views

The world is not enough.  
Its been an interesting time gaming wise this last couple of years as one online group rose and then died after suffering from massive ennui another ended due to the fantastic news that the Keeper has become a Dad 8).
I was starting to get a little worried with all these groups ending to be honest as sometimes online games...


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Smokeys going down.

Posted by Butters , 14 May 2011 · 393 views

Playing the Hills Rise Wild from Arkham Unveiled so beware Spoilers follow.

Ron=Keeper and Jack Ryan Chauffeur
Zach=Special Agent Norman Jayden
Mark=Alistair Simms returning Missionary

So we made the journey back to the Stones Farmhouse with only a slight detour to the site where Jack was taken. We searched the area and apart from a little blood we wer...


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Have you not heard of personal space?

Posted by Butters , 04 April 2011 · 403 views

Playing the Hills Rise Wild from Arkham Unveiled so beware Spoilers follow.

Ron=Keeper and Jack Ryan Chauffeur
Zach=Special Agent Norman Jayden
Mark=Alistair Simms returning Missionary

So after Mr Ryan and Mr Stone left we got busy setting up the camp and after a wholesome meal of Beans and Bacon Mr Jayden got into the tent and I got ready to take the f...


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I can see my house from up here.

Posted by Butters , 20 March 2011 · 409 views

Playing the Hills Rise Wild from Arkham Unveiled so beware Spoilers follow.

Ron=Keeper and Jack Ryan Chauffeur
Zach=Special Agent Norman Jayden
Mark=Alistair Simms returning Missionary

Well after an uneventful night with only the whimpers of Mr Jayden to disturb us we awoke refreshed and ready to continue the search for this meteorite the lovely Mrs Sto...


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Things that go crunch in the night.

Posted by Butters , 09 March 2011 · 400 views

Playing the Hills Rise Wild from Arkham Unveiled so beware Spoilers follow.

Ron=Keeper and Jack Ryan Chauffeur
Zach=Special Agent Norman Jayden
Mark=Alistair Simms returning Missionary

The large bear of a man came up to us and warmly introduced himself as Mr Levi Stone who was a local farmer.After a brief chat where we explained our present dire circums...