Tagged: Horror

Don’t Rest the Dead Ep 1: Don’t Rest the Dead Pt 1

After a previous investigation went catastrophically wrong, Corax Incorporated “cleaners” Tyler and Henry are sent in to deal with an abandoned industrial complex’s ghost problems. But with their own souls already tiptoeing on the edge of the abyss, will they be able to resolve the horrors of the past?

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In case the title didn’t make it completely obvious, these sessions were played using Evil Hat’s Don’t Rest Your Head, a tension-pumping horror game of insomnia, delusion and unreality. Definitely worth checking out.

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Don’t Rest the Dead Ep 0: Psychopomp Siren

Taking Evil Hat’s brilliant insomnia-drenched horror game Don’t Rest Your Head and flipping it sideways, seasoning it royally with dried fragments of The Frighteners and Orpheus… and you can see pretty well how it was we got here.

This is the introduction and character creation for our session of Don’t Rest the Dead.

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Blades Ep 9: The Alarming Real Estate Caper Pt 2

With the source of their tribulations located, the Disciples make their way to Brightstone in the hope of warning the interloper away from their turf. Will wit, lies and contract sorcery prove enough against the power and wealth of one of Doskvol’s noble houses?

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Blades in the Dark is a creation of John Harper and is distributed by Evil Hat. Like its ancestor, Apocalypse World, it has begun to spawn a legion of new games… so check out Forged in the Dark if you’re interested.

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Blades Ep 8: The Alarming Real Estate Caper Pt 1

With their reign of terror on the Docks having some unexpected side effects, the Disciples of the Depths formulate a plan to avoid eviction from their alms house. After all, they stole it fair and square… can Miss Ruby the Spider, Veleris the Hound and their recently returned friend Talitha the Leech staunch this redevelopment plan?

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Blades in the Dark is a creation of John Harper and is distributed by Evil Hat. Like its ancestor, Apocalypse World, it has begun to spawn a legion of new games… so check out Forged in the Dark if you’re interested.

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Blades Ep 6: The Astounding Tentacle Assassination Pt 1

With the wounds of their last encounter barely closed, the Disciples of the Depths set their eyes on clearing the Docks of their competition. Will Veleris the Hound, Vand the Whisper and Miss Ruby the Spider be able to send a Priest of Ecstasy to their God once the stars are right?

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Blades in the Dark is a game of heists and bastardy set in a haunted industrial city, and is a product of John Harper’s fevered mind. Check it out.

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Planescape Ep 7: Anarchists Anonymous Pt 3

With the secret meeting place located, our daring adventurers traipse through the mysterious but surprisingly spacious sewers beneath the Hive. Will Carson the Half Elf Gunslinger, Domingo the Anthropig Mathematician and Valanthe the Wood Elf Druid prove a match for the subterranean Anarchists?

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Planescape Ep 6: Anarchists Anonymous Pt 2

With their path to the planes conditional on returning stolen records to the governors, Carson the Half Elf gunslinger, Valanthe the Wood Elf druid and Domingo the Anthropig mathematician hunt the streets of Sigil on the trail of the Anarchists… though they do manage a short stop at the Cavern to help their old pal Sig with a planar problem of his own…

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Blades Ep 4: The Underground Knifefighting Fiasco Pt 1

Join the crew on another jaunt in service of the Lord of the Depths in this grisly episode of our Blades in the Darkgame! Can Veleris the Hound, Vand the Whisper and Miss Ruby the Spider infiltrate the Gondolier’s subterranean canal network to find a safe home for the whispering Coral Crown?

As it so often is in this game, the answer is “Yes, but…”

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Blades Ep 3: The Great Charity Box Swindle Pt 2

With the local nobility supernaturally terrorized into a charitable mood, the Disciples of the Depths move on to the main event. Unfortunately someone tipped off their rivals in the Church of the Weeping Lady, so the battle for the hearts and wallets of Doskvol begins in earnest…

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Blades Ep 2: The Great Charity Box Swindle Pt 1

Season’s Greeting listeners! For our holiday horror special, here comes another slippery caper of Blades in the Dark!

With the terror of famine hovering like the ever present Doskvol fog, the Disciples of the Depths spring into action in what may be the biggest canned food scam the city has ever seen. After all, it is much easier to be faithful with a full belly, and if those nobles aren’t in a giving spirit yet then perhaps they need some convincing…

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Will Miss Ruby the Spider, Vand the Whisper and Veleris the Hound be able to push some good-natured nuns out of the pickled eel racket?

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