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?
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 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.
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
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…
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.
The Hole of Horcum, on the North York moors, is a vast hollow half a mile across. In folklore, it is said that a giant called Wade created the hole when he scooped up a vast fist full of earth to hurl at his wife during an argument.
In the world of Liminal, there is truth in folklore, and a giant was recently spotted in the area. Meanwhile, a local village has fallen victim to a mysterious malady. The player characters must of course investigate.
This game of Liminal, a game of British Folklore, is being run by one of our Special Guests, the game’s author Paul Mitchener.