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by MikeM
Thu Feb 25, 2016 11:21 am
Forum: The Good Friends of Jackson Elias
Topic: Episode 25 - Writing Scenarios with the Good Friends
Replies: 6
Views: 12778

Re: Episode 25 - Writing Scenarios with the Good Friends

What, if anything, do you all do to make sure that a con scenario fits within the allotted time? Try to ensure that the scenario is narrowly focused, without lots of potential sidetracks. The natural set up is to have the PCs confined in someway, such as in the middle of nowhere (there's no place e...
by MikeM
Fri Jan 29, 2016 5:57 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: Get a load of this!
Replies: 4
Views: 11450

Re: Get a load of this!

Hi I believe (confirmation will follow in due course) that slipcases of the standard hardbacks will be available to non-backers, although I guess in limited numbers. If you have not signed up for the Chaosium newsletter I suggest you do so, as this is where advance ordering and such like will be ann...
by MikeM
Thu Jan 28, 2016 12:11 am
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: Get a load of this!
Replies: 4
Views: 11450

Get a load of this!

by MikeM
Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:59 am
Forum: Miskatonic University Podcast
Topic: MUP 093 - Elbow Deep in Chickens & the Art of PvP Persuasion
Replies: 11
Views: 17946

Re: MUP 093 - Elbow Deep in Chickens & the Art of PvP Persua

PvP - see 7e Rulebook page 60 - Interpersonal Skills: Disambiguation.

This covers PvP social skill rolls and clears up any ambiguity.

Also, in 7e, each skill in Chapter 4: skills has details of suggested opposing skills. You may want to use this a basis if you discuss this topic again.

Cheers

Mike
by MikeM
Thu Dec 17, 2015 12:33 pm
Forum: Miskatonic University Podcast
Topic: MUP 092 - Mad Skillz and Co-Keeperz
Replies: 9
Views: 13927

Re: MUP 092 - Mad Skillz and Co-Keeperz

The question you might consider is - why do want the investigators to increase in skills they have no training/knowledge of? Or, why do you want skills to increase more than provided for in the standard system of experience checks? Adding further book keeping works for some people, however for the m...
by MikeM
Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:07 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Cult of Chaos
Replies: 6
Views: 7926

Re: Cult of Chaos

We've has a good take up already - thanks to those of you who have expressed an interest.

We'd love to see some folk from the UK and Europe join the Cult of Chaos too!
by MikeM
Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:21 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Sedefkar Simulacrum for Orient Express
Replies: 1
Views: 2901

Sedefkar Simulacrum for Orient Express

Licensed sculpture of the Sedefkar Simulacrum for Horror on the Orient Express - relaunched on kickstarter -

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/19 ... nav_search
by MikeM
Sun May 17, 2015 6:39 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Improv?
Replies: 8
Views: 10707

Re: Improv?

If you've read Keith Johnstone's Impro then Play Unsafe is not that necessary, it just uses the same improv techniques for RPGs, so you'd be covering ground you're already aware of.
by MikeM
Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:22 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Chaosium Sale Now On
Replies: 3
Views: 4638

Chaosium Sale Now On

CHAOSIUM SALE! 30% OFF ALL DOWNLOADS, PDFs, & EBOOKS! Scamper on over to www.chaosium.com and take advantage of our mirandous offerings. The 30% discount on download titles is added automatically at checkout. This sale ends after May 9th (but maybe we can push it through Mother's Day – treat ol' mom...
by MikeM
Fri Mar 06, 2015 8:23 pm
Forum: Miskatonic University Podcast
Topic: MU Podcast 073 - Gaming Through the Ages
Replies: 23
Views: 30227

Re: MU Podcast 073 - Gaming Through the Ages

Sharpened golf clubs! Ace!

Yep, halve to include those at some point.

Mike