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YSDC Games Day 2017 audio

Posted by Shimmin Beg , in Uncategorized, actual play 19 November 2017 · 723 views

The annual Yog-Sothoth.com (YSDC) Games Day took place in October, and I was lucky enough to make it for the third time. As always, it was a great, relaxing weekend full of regrettably short conversations, delicious food, and of course, games! I managed to get a couple of recordings, and one partial recording, and am posting them on my main gaming b...


Playtesting again

Posted by Shimmin Beg , in Call of Cthulhu, Keeping, actual play 16 October 2017 · 392 views
Audio, CoC 7e, Modern
Having just apologised for not really doing anything recently, I can offer this game recording by way of consolation. It's the second playtest of an occult-y, Hammer Horror-y modern day scenario set in Devon, which I wrote last year and have been slowly getting round to running. Link to my generic gaming blog here for downloads: http://librarians-and-le...


Actual Play: Rigid Air

Posted by Shimmin Beg , in review, Call of Cthulhu, Keeping, actual play, scenario 12 February 2015 · 631 views

This is a review of Rigid Air from Fearful Passages .

Regular readers (as if!) might be puzzled to see this title, because I reviewed Rigid Air some time ago: http://www.yog-sotho...wish-rigid-air/

I gave a fairly favourable review based on my reading, and decided to put it on my Keeping pile in the hope of running it even...


Actual Play: On Silent Wings

Posted by Shimmin Beg , in actual play, Call of Cthulhu 24 March 2014 · 900 views
A couple of weekends ago, one of my friends was seized with the desire to run an occult game, so we ran an impromptu improvised game with the Call of Cthulhu rules. It worked out well and I was recording stuff that day, so here's a link in case anyone's interested. Link goes to my other blog first, as I already posted link and discussion of the game on...


Los Diablos: the Cowan case, chapter 1

Posted by Shimmin Beg , in actual play, Call of Cthulhu 15 October 2011 · 306 views

Five-forty on a warm spring evening. Outside, pigeons strut and cough on the roof of the Ingham Court offices, and a lackadaisical sun peters through the grimy windows of a first-floor room. It glints off an empty bottle of moonshine on a cheap desk, and throws into shadow the dozing figure in the chair. The door outside once read “BRUCE BANE , Private In...