Mythos Mythras: Tone and Tenor

There is a sense among gamers that for games played with Lovecraft and Company’s Cthulhu Mythos as the setting, that insanity, death, or both are a foregone conclusion. Play to Find Out takes on a slightly limited meaning, ‘play to find out how you meet your end.’ I think it is helpful to take a … Continue reading

Aethercon VI – November 10-12

November has rolled around again with Aethercon in tow, this time for its sixth iteration. Aethercon, unlike many online conventions, attempts to provide a live convention feel in an online environment by providing easy access to tutorials, contests, seminars, a vendor’s hall, and of course – gaming. One perk about online conventions than cannot be … Continue reading

Ministry of Unusual Affairs: GM Notes 1

What follows is a brief Q&A with the GM of our Play by e-Mail campaign featuring Agents of the Ministry of Unusual Affairs, using Leagues of Gothic Horror – a supplement for Leagues of Adventure. GM (Murderbunny): I was looking forward to the recap of the caper in the caves. Thanks for this; reliving the campaign … Continue reading

Ministry of Unusual Affairs [Recap 3]

We have begun our second assignment for the Ministry of Unusual Affairs, but our series of recaps has yet to finish revealing the events of the first. In the previous installment, we touched on the first of the successes we earned in that assignment. These successes were hard won, and paid for with our first … Continue reading

Ministry of Unusual Affairs [Recap 2]

The first assignment for our ‘Agents of the Ministry’ has concluded with success, but not without losses. These losses were not to life or limb – although that was a narrowly missed outcome – but rather to sanity, and a more innocent view of the Victorian world our characters are duty-bound to protect. Did you … Continue reading

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