General notes on roleplaying games.
It's been nearly a year since I wrote an blog entry here on ole' Yoggie. And my how things have changed in that time. I'm working again, had a Cthulhu Invictus scenario published and got myself a nice little laptop. So what brings me back to this lovely forum of words and madness?
Horror on the Orient Express, of course! And by that I mean I've recently had an opportunity to do some play-testing for some of the new material to be included the upcoming re-release of this legendary
Updated 16th March 2013 at 01:50 AM by Hagen
So, there's been a notion that's been squattiing ominously in the back of my mind for some time now. It tells me that I should try to run the Classic Era campaign Horror on the Orient Express for a group of friends. its voice tries to sway me by reminding me how much fun I had when I went through it as a player. It also speaks of my amusement at hearing the Innsmouth House Players (under their previous stage name) go through it.
I've kept this whispering notion at bay for years by saying
Updated 23rd March 2012 at 09:15 PM by Hagen
I've been on something of a tear when it comes to my book reading lately. Thanks to a local gaming con's swap table and a local used book sale, I've plowed my way through "The Continental Op" and "The Maltese Falcon" by Dashiell Hammett. Both books are recommended for being great stories and for being good guides for those looking to play private investigators in the 1920's and 1930's.
Some scenario seeds spawned from these readings:
1. The investigators
Hmm... It seems it's been nearly a year since I posted something here. It's amazing how time flies. Anyway, some updates:
1. The 'Lovecraft Country" campaign is on indefinite hold. A combination of Keeper fatigue and the players wanting to get away from Call of Cthulhu for awhile...
2. ...because they went through the Cthulhu Invictus campaign, "The Legacy of Arrius Lurco". There was much death and insanity in the second century A.D. For the most part, it
(Note there are some spoilers below for 'The Condemned', a scenario from the Arkham Unveiled book.)
So as I was planning for the next session of my CoC campaign, I found myself having to pull together the info to make a calender for May-October 1925. This was done so as to keep a better track of how long it takes my players to read future Mythos books, as well as to be sure when certain things happen in the next adventure I'm running.I found it rather refreshing to compile the data