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All is well in the bustling city of Aalterdam - until prominent worshipers of Emptea, goddess of trade, secrets, and magic, start dying mysteriously. You are a diverse team of guards, insurance adjusters, priest-auditors, and other specialists tasked to find out who is committing these murders and why they are happening. Hopefully, you can keep from killing each other in the process of your investigation.
"From the New Haven Register, Oct. 31, 2012: ""It was an ironic Halloween twist: the discovery of skeletal remains in the root system of an oak tree on the New Haven Green toppled Monday by Hurricane Sandy....Experts said they were recovering fragments that are being turned over to the office of the state’s chief medical examiner for analysis.""
Part of the Dark College Years series, but it is not necessary to have played any of the other games to understand and enjoy this one."
Your posse of rag-tag hombres has been summoned to an area of the Independent City of Las Vegas known as Clown-Town. The Cult of Doom has kidnapped the clown leader Elvis the Honk IV and is holding him hostage. To make him an example of him in front of all the other various factions and gangs. Your Job, infiltrate one of the Cults toughest safe houses on "The Strip" and bring back Elvis alive.
On the first night of the Bleak Moon, when the city watch in Gerrith locks the gates and prays for morning, you’ve been hired as a “sneak-and-grab.” All you need to do is get into the Warrens, locate the Shadowstone, and get out without being caught. Do this, and you just may just earn a spot in Nightsilver, a powerful and diverse organization that oversees many extra-legal activities.
In the year 20XX, the angelic host finds itself mysteriously cast out of Heaven. Now, in their settlement on the moon, the chiefs of angelkind meet to decide the fate of their people -- and to parlay with the heroes of humanity and the ambassadors of Hell.
Your tribe of kobolds has settled in well in your strange new home, but King Torg (ALL HAIL KING TORG!) is hungry and demands the most succulent of treats, a human baby! You will do you best to provide one for King Torg (ALL HAIL KING TORG!) or risk finding out what the surprise is in Kobold-Loaf Surprise!
A very silly game with very simple rules.
It doesn't seem possible that Los Angeles never had an Inspectres franchise, but that's no longer the case! You and your fellow new hires are ready to take on all the strangeness the City of Angels can throw at you. Oh, and the supernatural horrors as well. Characters provided, rules taught in a matter of minutes. Silly, lighthearted game in which a good roll lets YOU tell the GM what happens.
It's Super Bowl 2013, and a crowd seventy thousand strong gathers at the Superdome in New Orleans to watch the pivotal football moment of the year. Everything goes off without a hitch until the third quarter, when suddenly the lights go out. Darkness and confusion reign for a full half hour until power is restored and the game runs to its conclusion. Now the Super Bowl is over, the managers and the coaches are busy pointing fingers at each other for the bizarre power outage, and rumors spread of terrible, suicidal nightmares haunting thousands of fans.
There's trouble in the old mansion on the edge of town, and the residents are afraid the evil family that went away has come back! Folks are disappearing and people are scared. It's not what brought you and your fellow Royal Inspectors to this neck of the woods, but it's part of your job now!
This will be a mash-up of Dungeon World along with some mini-games and other oddities. Dungeon World is an easy-to-learn 'Yes, But' system that will give your PCs some difficult (and often hysterical) choices to make. Characters provided.
The characters owe a favor, and Bargos the Hutt is calling it in. He just needs a group to go to a mining operation he owns, pick up the 100,000 credits it earned for him in the last year and bring it back to him, he'll even let the characters keep 10%. No sneaking anything through Customs, no need to evade Imperials patrols, in fact nothing illegal at all. Easy credits...
Escape from Mos Shuuta is an introductory game to the Star Wars: Edge of the Empire system from Fantasy Flight Games. The game starts on the desert planet Tatooine, in the small spaceport of Mos Shuuta. The spaceport is controlled by Teemo the Hutt, who wants all the characters either dead, enslaved, or available to fight in his arena. The players need to find a way to escape from Mos Shuuta, and Tatooine as well if possible.
A year after the Mal Reynolds and the crew of Serenity broadcast the Miranda project's disastrous consequences to the Verse, Alliance ships scour the edges of known space for Reaver stragglers.
The players are one of the crews assigned to this mission; in their search, they come upon a distress beacon hailing from far outside known space. It is up to you to decide how far to follow the signal, and how deeply to delve into the darkness outside the Verse!
Earth. After the apocalypse. Never mind the radiation—you’re gonna like it here.
Gamma World is a light-hearted post apocalyptic setting with random character generation and good old fashioned mayhem.
Old West meets horror: It's a rough winter for the little town of Perdition, nestled in the mountain foothills and waiting for spring thaw. Cabin fever can strike anywhere, and it doesn't help that something out in that howling snow-filled wilderness is waking up...
A modern Call of Cthulhu scenario with a twist: The players ARE the bad guys – three ghouls, a madman, a rat thing, and a serial killer (who may or may not be a Hastur Cultist)! These five companions must work together to save themselves and their way of life as the outside world pushes in on them. In three days their fates will be decided. Their battleground – Oakwood Cemetery.
18 or older players please.
In 2342, your Cabal of Time Travelers has been asked to investigate a mysterious discovery on a Lunar Mining Colony. What’s waiting for them is certain to be bizarre, but does it even belong in the future?
You're a TimeWatch agent, a chronal cop who uses time travel to protect history from chronal sabotage. Everyone fears the worst when your superior officer disappears—but it's far more catastrophic than anyone suspects. Can you intervene in time to stop history from unravelling?
Come play the brand new GUMSHOE game of time travel, investigation, and chronal mayhem. No rules knowledge necessary.
The Empire is limiting the rights of nonhumans, the Jedi are all but extinct, roumors of assassination & abduction abound. Sounds like business as usual out here on the rim....
...until a mystery contact shows up and pitches a deal to just show up and hear an offer.
You've all been offered a lot of money to take on a snatch-and-grab job. Show up, hear the details, if you don't like it you get credits to cover your time and expenses.....if you want in, it's worth a lot of credits!
This is a 3rd level d20 Star Wars event. Pregenerated characters will be provided.
A group of hobos, tramps and bums must travel across country to a Thanksgiving Day dinner hosted by a former hobo. Old Railway Rob married a wealthy widow over the summer and he’s put out an invitation to everyone he ever rode the rails with to visit his new home for a free meal, a warm bed and a new set of clothes to celebrate his good fortune, meet his new wife and give thanks. The road there is fraught with peril, and the mystery only deepens upon arrival.
Your party has been hired to locate a dangerous criminal who holds the key to a powerful artifact. The problem ahead is that he is incarcerated in a living dungeon, a endless maze that no one has ever escaped from.
Getting into Roachdale is not the difficult part... finding your mark and escaping, not that will be a heroic effort.