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Objects that break reality

Emmy Allen recently released her new game Esoteric Enterprises an osr take on the World of Darkness / Unknown Armies kind of thing. You basically play modern day gangsters meddling with forces that should best be left alone. I was intrigued because … Continue reading

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Bizarro role-playing games

Bizarro fiction is the literary equivalent of the cult section of the video store (do you remember when we used to have video stores?). Like most other fiction genres there are role-playing games of a matching kind. Now, of course role-playing … Continue reading

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Secret wars and occult transhumanism

All this talk about psionics and occult transhumanist conspiracies made me think of a couple of related ideas I’ve had perculating in the back of my mind for a long time. My writing and gaming schedule is tight and there’s … Continue reading

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Revised: The Great Revolutionary War in Heaven

Christ said “love thine enemy” and forgave Lucifer whose tears of repentance had extinguished the fires of Hell. Together with Sophia they are storming heaven under the banners of Light, Liberty and Love. The revolutionary triumvirate: The commune of New Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Comic encounter: Everyday routine

The picture is taken from the story “The Iron Stove” in Andrew Lang’s The Yellow Fairy Book from 1894.  The image was drawn by Henry Justice Ford (1860–1941) and is free to use but please give me some credit if you … Continue reading

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Literary encounters: Trapped in a treasure chamber

Adventurers in general are not that good at planing ahead. In their treasure hunting they might draw some designs regarding how to get there but they all to often forget to ponder how to get back again. Getting to the … Continue reading

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My RPG person profile

Profile questionnaire by Zack S I’m currently running (at home): Bookhound of London (using CoC instead of ToC), also trying to get a game of Better than any man going (using my own heavily house ruled osr-variety). Tabletop RPGs I’m … Continue reading

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