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by PaulB
Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:21 am
Forum: Maelstrom
Topic: Maelstrom on the Bundle of Holding
Replies: 7
Views: 418

Maelstrom on the Bundle of Holding

The 1984 Puffin Books tabletop roleplaying game now published by ARION GAMES... MAELSTROM! Classic percentile-based game system of Tudor/Domesday/Gothic supernatural investigation and chaotic magick If you have ever wondered what Maelstrom is all about or hankered after a simple system for common f...
by PaulB
Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:25 am
Forum: Just Crunch Games
Topic: Save Innsmouth (A Student Documentary)
Replies: 0
Views: 7663

Save Innsmouth (A Student Documentary)

You’re all students at Arkham’s renowned Miskatonic University. Between terms, you’re taking the opportunity to go hiking. You’ve taken an interest in the newspaper and local TV reports of construction in the north-east, along the coast, that will see a piece of history, a town preserved since Prohi...
by PaulB
Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:08 am
Forum: Just Crunch Games
Topic: The Cthulhu Hack: The Haunter of the Dark
Replies: 0
Views: 4717

The Cthulhu Hack: The Haunter of the Dark

The Cthulhu Hack: The Haunter of the Dark takes HP Lovecraft's final Mythos tale of doomed writer Robert Blake and guides you, in clear steps, through the process of turning it into an adventure for The Cthulhu Hack. With that approach in mind, you can then use the same tools and guidance to create...
by PaulB
Sun Nov 06, 2016 3:33 pm
Forum: Just Crunch Games
Topic: The Cthulhu Hack: Convicts & Cthulhu
Replies: 0
Views: 4733

The Cthulhu Hack: Convicts & Cthulhu

The circumstances of English settlement of Australia in 1788 are as unique as they are ghastly. Conceived as a self-contained prison, literally on the other side of the globe from the ‘civilized world,’ the colony of New South Wales was supposed to be somewhere that every “undesirable” element from ...
by PaulB
Sat Nov 05, 2016 4:47 pm
Forum: Just Crunch Games
Topic: From Unformed Realms
Replies: 0
Views: 4903

From Unformed Realms

For those moments when your players have taken the inevitable path away from whatever you have planned, From Unformed Realms provides the ideal tool for conjuring up a flash of inspiration. In 20 horror packed pages, the supplement provides myriad options for the random creation of horrific nightmar...
by PaulB
Sat Nov 05, 2016 1:15 am
Forum: Just Crunch Games
Topic: The Cthulhu Hack
Replies: 1
Views: 4886

The Cthulhu Hack

The Cthulhu Hack is a game of investigation; characters battling the sanity-shattering horrors of Lovecraftian gods and monsters. With an elegant dice mechanic and fast, player-focussed gameplay, The Cthulhu Hack is designed for quick and easy pick-up play. Ordinary people dragged into strange and ...
by PaulB
Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:15 pm
Forum: Just Crunch Games
Topic: Consult Appendex Z - No 2: Another Bug Hunt
Replies: 0
Views: 9494

Consult Appendex Z - No 2: Another Bug Hunt

Below the waist… all human resemblance left off. The skin was thickly covered with coarse black fur, and from the abdomen a score of long greenish-grey tentacles with red sucking mouths protruded limply. Their arrangement was odd, and seemed to follow the symmetries of some cosmic geometry unknown ...
by PaulB
Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:09 pm
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Pit of Filth - Micro Adventure
Replies: 1
Views: 755

Re: Pit of Filth - Micro Adventure

Original post has been expanded with Light Sources and the entertaining possibility of entering combat with a plastic stake topped with a LED lamp as a weapon...
by PaulB
Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:39 pm
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Pit of Filth - Micro Adventure
Replies: 1
Views: 755

Pit of Filth - Micro Adventure

Google+ user Matt Jackson posted a micro-map and invited all-comers to write an seed or adventure to fit the map. In the mood for a challenge, I wrote the horror adventure Pit of Filth using the simplest system I had to hand - basic Fighting Fantasy. I'm sure you could adjust to AFF or whatever you ...
by PaulB
Fri Mar 29, 2013 6:32 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Games Running at UK Games Expo 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 1909

Games Running at UK Games Expo 2013

I have a number of Arion Games games running at UK Games Expo at the end of May. You can currently get tickets for the main event and sign up for games on the three days over which the event runs. Sign of the Soothsayer Maelstrom Domesday Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm http://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk/game.php...
by PaulB
Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:36 am
Forum: Maelstrom
Topic: Maelstrom communitities
Replies: 2
Views: 2128

Re: Maelstrom communitities

by PaulB
Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:25 am
Forum: Maelstrom
Topic: Maelstrom communitities
Replies: 2
Views: 2128

Re: Maelstrom communitities

Hi there, Firstly - I'm not 100% sure about communities. Aside from occasional posts on RPG.net, this would be the place to find Maelstrom posts. Of course, community can arise anywhere if enough fans come together to discuss the same topic, so feel free to spark something off yourself! On the matte...
by PaulB
Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:02 am
Forum: Just Crunch Games
Topic: Below Market Pryce's - One-Page Adventure
Replies: 0
Views: 1715

Below Market Pryce's - One-Page Adventure

A local estate realtor has experienced problems clearing the property of a deceased merchant and investor. A property with great potential, the problem lies in the basement where more than firewood and dry goods seem to lurk in wait for the unwary... This one-pager provides details of the cellar of...
by PaulB
Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:45 pm
Forum: Just Crunch Games
Topic: Consult Appendex Z - No 1: Interstellar Travel Events
Replies: 0
Views: 1691

Consult Appendex Z - No 1: Interstellar Travel Events

The brilliant streaks of the fleeing ships pierced the dark at the boundary of the Bilbringi system. The cold blue fire of their ion drives seared the void. Blaster fire peppered the hull plates of every vessel, pummelling the structural fields with relentless destructive energy intent on a single ...
by PaulB
Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:40 pm
Forum: Just Crunch Games
Topic: The Blessing of St Agnes - a system-free adventure
Replies: 0
Views: 1643

The Blessing of St Agnes - a system-free adventure

Martyred somewhere around the end of the 3rd century, St. Agnes of Rome was but a young girl - perhaps 12 or 13 years old - when she died in her belief that she her heart had only one suitor, and he was not a common mortal. Alas, Procop, the Governor's son, did not take kindly to her stance and the...

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