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by Davemagus
Sat May 10, 2014 11:05 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Sandbox Miskatonic University (Advice and Suggestions)
Replies: 20
Views: 23087

Re: Sandbox Miskatonic University (Advice and Suggestions)

Some folks just don't want to explore paradigms other than "murder hobos breaking and entering, stealing stuff, and being feted by the populace" that are such hallmarks of other RPGs. And that's OK. Anyone willing to introduce new approaches and ideas to the group should be commended (as you should ...
by Davemagus
Sat May 10, 2014 10:56 pm
Forum: Tales of Mystery and Adventure
Topic: Trail of Cthulhu
Replies: 68
Views: 90094

Re: Trail of Cthulhu

What a great time I had last night with the group. Michael did an excellent job with both the story and explaining the mechanics. I came away with an immersive experience (yeah, I dreamed of purple fog and bizarre architecture) and a real appreciation of the Trail of Cthulhu/GUMSHOE system. I hope f...
by Davemagus
Fri May 09, 2014 4:38 pm
Forum: Tales of Mystery and Adventure
Topic: Trail of Cthulhu
Replies: 68
Views: 90094

Re: Trail of Cthulhu

Cool. I had in mind to play a Scientist in the fledgling (but increasingly important) NY Medical Examiner's Office.They really began to come into their own in the 1930's during Prohibition, bringing science to law enforcement and investigation. (See "The Poisoner's Handbook" for a really good histor...
by Davemagus
Fri May 09, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: Tales of Mystery and Adventure
Topic: Trail of Cthulhu
Replies: 68
Views: 90094

Re: Trail of Cthulhu

Hi There -- I am +Dave Magnenat on Google Plus; dave.magnenat@gmail.com. Will characters be pre-gened or should we roll up? I've used the generator on The Black Book ( http://www.pelgranepress.com/blackbook/login.php ) as a trial run through and it seems straightforward. Talk with you tonight!! Dave
by Davemagus
Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:18 pm
Forum: National History Honors Society
Topic: HPL Doodles Sketchbook
Replies: 3
Views: 9175

HPL Doodles Sketchbook

Don't know if you all saw this in the the news today:
http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_vault/20 ... dness.html
by Davemagus
Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:12 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Six-Word Horror Stories
Replies: 134
Views: 116349

Re: Six-Word Horror Stories

I don't..no, WILL NOT..understand