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  1. Ronnie Sanford

    BRP players - any variant?

    I’ve noticed we seem to have a lot of Mythras players and a reasonable sprinkling of other BRP variants too (Especially Call of Cthulhu). How many of you play a variant of BRP?
  2. Mankcam

    BRP The Edition Wars To End All Wars

    Ok here it is - the placeholder thread battleground to discuss the merits of any and all of the different editions of BRP, like the true civilised folk we are! :thumbsup:
  3. Voros

    R.I.P. Martin McKenna, CoC and FF artist

  4. soltakss

    Announcing the Basic Roleplaying System Reference Document and Open Game License

    As I think it would be highly unlikely that MOB posts here, I thought I'd link the post on BRP Central. Chaosium is pleased to announce the release of the Basic Roleplaying System Reference Document (SRD). The Basic Roleplaying SRD is based on Basic Roleplaying, the simple, fast, and elegant...
  5. TristramEvans

    Premises for Call of Cthulhu Adventures from Real Life

    Examining a woman's irritated eye, a doctor found four bees living in it, feeding on her tears https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/10/world/asia/bees-living-in-eye-tears.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/
  6. Voros

    Call of Cthulhu Chat Thread

    Thought we should have one general chat thread on one of the greatest ever RPGs... Jk. I mean Call of Cthulhu. This is the edition I have. This was sparked by this good review of the 7e adventure Dead Light. Looks fun. Someone here recommended this review channel and it is a good one.
  7. Harl Quinn

    [CoC7e] A Paradigm Shift, or, "You got Pulp in my Modern Cthulhu!"

    Spoiler: Apologies and Background So, I'm running Call of Cthulhu 7th edition, set in modern-day Arkham with the investigators being members of the Theron Marks Society. We left off in the midst of our first adventure on a bit of a cliffhanger note, the overall consensus being "We need bigger...
  8. Harl Quinn

    Nuke-Con 2018 - The After Action Report

    So, now that I've recovered from my return to Nuke-Con, I'm posting here my after-action report for Nuke-Con 2018. Pre-con prep did not go as well or as quickly as I had planned. My computer was vastly bloated with files (I'm a pack rat when it comes to articles and PDFs), so its functionality...
  9. Ronnie Sanford

    Thoughts on Stygian Foxes Occams Razor

    I purchased and am happy with The Things We Leve Behind and Hudson & Brand, Inquiry Agents into the Obscure. I am temped to buy Occam's Razor but theres not much info out about it. Will Ocam's Razor modules be of roughly the same size as the modules in The Things We Leave Behing? Its my...
  10. Voros

    RPGs in Japan

    This is a pretty cool video with Andy Kitkowksi, who has translated a number of Japanese RPGs into English, about the RPG scene in Japan. Some quick take aways: - It's kinda cool that CoC is the most popular RPG in Japan (discussed around 2:40). - So Sword World is the most popular fantasy...
  11. Voros

    Reign of Terror - CoC Meets the French Revolution

    I recently came across this in hardcover on Amazon. Looks potentially terrific, I love the central idea. Has anyone played it or checked it out? I haven't checked out any modern Chaosium product, although I've got Peterson's Abominations on order, and wonder if they are the same high...
  12. Harl Quinn

    [Call of Cthulhu] "Modernizing" the Theron Marks manual

    A while back, I came across talk about the "Field Manual of the Theron Marks Society" - a handout that was part of Terror From The Stars. I managed to secure a copy of the adventure along with the handout and read through it. Intrigued, I was inspired to start a new campaign ("Ghosthounds of...
  13. Ronnie Sanford

    The more I study Ladybug...

    Wow. The more I study Ladybird, Ladybug Fly Away Home the more impressed I am. The author is a genius. You guys should check this out if you’re into sandboxey, suspenseful CoC scenarios!
  14. Ronnie Sanford

    Perfect Call of Cthulhu Miniatures?

    Saw this and I think I am going to have to contribute. Make sure and listen to the video - it's cute!
  15. Harl Quinn

    Chaosium Digests and such

    Ages ago, when the Internet was still new to me, I was on the mailing list for the Chaosium Digest and a few other digests, like a Pendragon mailing list and such. I've packed around these items for ages and have watched as their archives have disappeared from the web. That being said, would...
  16. Imperator

    Music for Classic Call of Cthulhu

    Well, what the title says. This Sunday I will be running a one-shot for a friend who hasn't ever played CoC and considers it a shame or something :D I like to use music for my games, albeit low volume and non distracting, and so I am always on the hunt for new music, specially as my wife gets...
  17. Spinachcat

    Why Games do Cthulhu Wrong?

    Here is a video discussing the topic. It is 6 minutes long and brings up a few interesting points. Maybe no new points, but I am most interested in your opinions on his thoughts on "lack of player agency" and "player control" as important for a Lovecraftian game.
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