Trail of Cthulhu


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Post Wed May 07, 2014 7:38 pm

Re: Trail of Cthulhu

EddyPo wrote:Hey Bowman. Are you talking about this Saturday (May 10th)? How long do you think the game will run?


I am talking about the 10th.

As for session length, that's a good question. Given that starting time how long can people go? I was thinking that as an introductory session designed to show off rules systems that it would be something like 3 hours, but what would people prefer?

I was thinking of the context of a barebones plot that focuses on scenes that utilize each of the main parts of the rules, to introduce the whole system, and would include people making characters, to show character creation, as well. Another option would be to go a little longer and do a full scenario with perhaps pregen characters. Any preferences here?
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Post Wed May 07, 2014 7:57 pm

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Speaking for myself, this Saturday should work fine. If we do 8 PM PDT (which is 10 PM my time) I'd rather do a 3-hour intro session. If people would prefer a full scenario, it might work better to split the game up into 2 or more sessions. I'll run out of gas by 1 AM my time.
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Post Wed May 07, 2014 8:10 pm

Re: Trail of Cthulhu

bowman wrote:
EddyPo wrote:Hey Bowman. Are you talking about this Saturday (May 10th)? How long do you think the game will run?


I am talking about the 10th.

As for session length, that's a good question. Given that starting time how long can people go? I was thinking that as an introductory session designed to show off rules systems that it would be something like 3 hours, but what would people prefer?

I was thinking of the context of a barebones plot that focuses on scenes that utilize each of the main parts of the rules, to introduce the whole system, and would include people making characters, to show character creation, as well. Another option would be to go a little longer and do a full scenario with perhaps pregen characters. Any preferences here?


Sorry... this Saturday, May 10th, doesn't work for me. My wife has already made plans for us that will most likely go into the late evening. What about Friday the 9th?

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Post Wed May 07, 2014 8:15 pm

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Friday the 9th also works. As for starting time, I was mixing up Mountain and Central time. How does 7 pm PDT work?
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Post Wed May 07, 2014 8:37 pm

Re: Trail of Cthulhu

bowman wrote:Friday the 9th also works. As for starting time, I was mixing up Mountain and Central time. How does 7 pm PDT work?


7pm PDT = 9pm in Central, so I'm good with that.
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Post Thu May 08, 2014 12:10 am

Re: Trail of Cthulhu

Damn guys, wish I could join but I will be away this weekend. This is a rule system that I really want to get into my marrow.
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Post Thu May 08, 2014 12:21 am

Re: Trail of Cthulhu

I'm willing to run two sessions. One this weekend and one next weekend. More Trail of Cthulhu experience on the podcast would be great. More exposure for a great system.

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Post Thu May 08, 2014 12:28 am

Re: Trail of Cthulhu

Considering we're looking at s start one hour earlier. I'm inclined to run an adventure from Arkhsm Detective Tales. This could easily be followed up with another the following week, with returning characters.
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Post Thu May 08, 2014 7:33 pm

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I'm in for Friday's game. Next week is blurry though.
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Post Thu May 08, 2014 11:18 pm

Re: Trail of Cthulhu

Looks like we have three people for Friday. I'd prefer to use Google Hangouts, so I'll need people's Google+ usernames so I can initiate the Hangout. Feel free to message me with that.
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