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First GMing of Call of Cthulhu

First GMing of Call of Cthulhu

Tweet I ran the playtest for a Call of Cthulhu scenario I’m planning on running at Gateway 2012 in September. I don’t want to go into detail on the scenario, since I haven’t publicly run it yet, but I would like to discuss my impressions on the system and my experience with running what I consider a successful suspense game (which I’ve never pulled off before). Impression of Call of Cthulhu and BRP Character Generation Character generation is quick, … Read entire article »

Filed under: General Gaming, Opinion, Reviews

I couldn’t agree less.

Tweet this is my response to a blog post on Gnome Stew. First, My Example “You’re walking through the ride, and you’re in the area with the fortune teller. That’s when you start noticing the bodies. Adults. Children. You hear some retching coming from behind one of the carts. “There a girl is sitting on the ground — maybe six or seven years old — next to the body of an older woman. The woman’s eyes have been gouged out. There’s blood and vomit running down the little girl’s chin and blouse. “There’s a partially chewed eyeball on the ground. She looks at you and says, ‘mommy’s eyeballs made me sick.’ ” That was my “Shit Just Got Real” moment in my Savage Worlds/Ghostbusters LA game. When I pitched the idea for the one-shot to the players, I told … Read entire article »

Filed under: Table Politics