Welcome to Grim Con

And now a message of Welcome from our Chairnewt on this day of great games 🙂

While we are at it, here’s something to listen to before and after your game sessions. 22 odd tracks chosen by Grim Con attendees, from a wide variety of musical genres,

Ladies, Gentlemen and Wild Things (over the age of 18) I present….

Radio Grim Con 2020.

Grim Con 2020 Game Allocation

Here we are the Grim Con Game Sign ups

Dead End (Dead of Night)
Sue Savage
Jonathan Cockram
Jeremy Short
Roderick Hamilton

Forgotten Duty (Cthulhu Hack)
Lee Williams
Doerte
Andrew Jones
Udo Kaiser

In the Hereafter (Call of Cthulhu)
Martin Smart
Tristan Narbrough
Nathan
Sacha Ratcliffe

Isle of the Dead ( Mythras )
Tim Gray
Tom G
Debbie

Picking up the Threads (Aftermath)
James Summerson
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Robert Mills
Michael Watson

The Flight of the Finger Eater (Best Left Buried)
John Brough
Matthew Thomas
John Kennon

The Giant of Horcum (Liminal)
Mark Willoughby
Brian Parker (Spindrift)
Joy Phillips
Christopher Read

The Toxic Jewel (Alien)
Mike Perceval-Maxwell
Charles Bancroft
Starsky Stewart
Dan Mohorter
May Tomkinson

Your GM will contact you shortly with instructions on how to join their game.

IMPORTANT! If you can no longer make your game, please contact us and let your GM know. We can then reallocate your space if time allows

If you signed up to any of the non-gaming events, Roderick who is organising them will contact you.

Grim Con 2020 Game Sign Up opens 9 pm Tonight

Hi all

Registration for Grim Con is now closed.

The attendee list has been updated with all the names of the attendees. 

Game Sign Up will open here at 9 pm tonight.

Also when you give us your 1st and 2nd choice of game, please indicate if you are coming to the social on Saturday night (7.30-10 pm) or either of the planned panels that are due to be held on Friday night ( 9-10.30pm ) and Sunday Morning (11.30-1 pm). Roderick our social organiser will then email you the joining details for those events.  More details about these events when I send out the email this evening.

The Toxic Jewel

System: Alien
GM: Sue Savage

You are a survey team working for Chigusa Corporation, en-route to one of CC’s asteroid mining operations when you’re unexpectedly told to make a diversion. A team of scientists have sent out a distress beacon requesting assistance. Their ship is crashing into JWL-5, a lifeless planet with a toxic, corrosive atmosphere. They need rescue before their supplies run out and they succumb to the planet’s poisons. It’s a routine job. Go in, pick up survivors, get out. What could possibly go wrong?

Welcome to Grungamesh, Melonfarmer!


System: Swords Against the Shroud
GM: Newt Newport

In the slave ship, your ragtag band of adventurers are getting a free ride to the Lost Lands of Grungamesh. The land is full of ancient ruins, untouched by looters. You share this hold with a group of Melonfarmers from the old country, who are making the long voyage into the unknown in the hope tier new land is more fertile. Amongst the hope and excitement, there is fear. They talk about a haunted tower on the edge of the lands they are going to take up. An old sorcerer’s tower that glows eerie in depths of the night. Apparent their new Lord and Master has been talking about sending someone up there to sort it out. People have been going missing, the previous tenant farmers they say. Where your new farmer friends see terror, you see adventure.

Welcome to Grungamesh. is an adventure for 1s Level characters, who will level up in-game. Swords Against the Shroud is a Swords & Sorcery game based upon The Black Hack, a fast and slick D20 fantasy game. In the Lost Land of Grungamesh, the adventurers face horror and madness-inducing monsters in search of treasure and glory.

The Flight of the Finger Eater – A Midderlands Adventure

System: Best Left Buried
GM: Stephen Blythe

The notorious murderer Bolten Scarrsdale, also known as ‘The Finger Eater’, has escaped incarceration in Great Lunden Gaol. As officers of The Peekers, the Great Lunden city watch, you’ve been charged with searching your ward in case “The Finger Eater” is hiding there. You’re hoping he isn’t – you’re fond of your fingers and would like to keep them! Surely he will have fled the city. But then nothing is quite as you would expect about him. Why, for example, wasn’t he executed like other murderers? And there are tales of him regularly receiving a strange masked visitor at the Gaol.

Best Left Buried is a rules light grim and perilous fantasy game. The Midderlands setting and its capital city, Great Lunden, are a fantasy version of medieval Britain with a dash of horror and dark humour.

Shadow on the Mistwood

System: Shadow of the Demon Lord
GM: Guy Milner

Fairwood is an idyllic woodland village, and your home after returning from your latest venture. The berry wine, the novelty woodworking, the fine cider – you hope to stay here a long while, especially when you hear the threat of bandits from the Mistwood roundabouts seems to have dissipated. But a terrifying incident on market day will send you into the depths of the Mistwood to unearth a deadly plot that threatens all of the Northern Reach.

Shadow of the Demon Lord is d20-adjacent grimdark fantasy in a doomed pre-apocalypse world that is full of monsters. pregens provided, spare pregens provided in case of PC death

Dead End

System: Dead of Night
GM: Udo Kaiser

It is 1986 and finally, college has ended. You and your friends celebrate the start of summer with a road trip. What can be better than a journey along the long and lonely highways? Your DeLorean is fast, you have ten cassettes with all the best music and the trunk is full of beer. Not only Mike and Trevor joined you but the girls did come as well. It will be great and nothing can go wrong…

 

Forgotten Duty

System: The Cthulhu Hack
GM: Paul Baldowski

A visit to the University of Navarra, located in Pamplona, Spain, in search of a rare book—the chronicles of a monk who claimed to have witnessed visions of other worlds—leads to a grim investigation.

A short investigation for The Cthulhu Hack, set in the modern-day.


Paul is one of our Special Guests. Come play a game with the creator of the Cthulhu Hack – a rules-light horror game which goes back to the original HP Lovecraft stories for its inspiration.

In the Hereafter

System: Call of Cthulhu
GM: Lynne Hardy

September 1923: Recruited by Prof. Wang Enlai of the American School of Archaeology in Peking (Beijing) to uncover the meaning of an alarming telegram from the explorer Langdon Warner, the investigators find themselves in Sian, the ancient former capital of China and start of the Silk Roads of old. But as they check into their lodging house, they overhear another guest complaining about the disappearance of his beloved walking cane from his room. Who is behind the theft, and how does it link to a bizarre rash of petty crime currently affecting the city? 

In The Hereafter is a short introductory scenario for The Children of Fear campaign setting for classic Call of Cthulhu.

Its been run by one our Special Guest GMs, the Associate Line Editor for Call of Cthulhu, Lynne Hardy.