Review: The King in Yellow

The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers My rating: 4 of 5 stars Having been introduced to the King in Yellow in a Call of Cthulhu roleplaying game scenario at the wonderful Continuum Con earlier this year I thought I should look up some of the source material behind this part of the Mythos … Continue reading Review: The King in Yellow

tremulus rpg & The Game of Whit’s sneak preview

I've backed the Kickstarter for the Tremulus, a Lovecraftian horror rpg. Based on the Apocolypse World rpg engine, and influenced by FATE and Fiasco, this looks just down my street. Can't wait to receive it and be able to give it a whirl. The tremulus Kickstarter can be found here. In the meantime, I've been enjoying … Continue reading tremulus rpg & The Game of Whit’s sneak preview

FATE Horror Skills – First Draft

Spent a little while working through the Call of Cthulhu and Spirit of the Century skill lists today to help produce a list of skills for my FATE Horror hack. Here's where I've got to so far. Want to work on the names to make them a little more evocative of a 1920's type setting … Continue reading FATE Horror Skills – First Draft

Hacking FATE for Horror

Toying with the idea of hacking FATE for use for horror games (Gothic Horror? inevitably inspired by the flavour of Call of Cthulhu, but not necessarily using this setting) Thought I might post some of my thoughts here as I go. First steps, decide what needs looking at in the system to adapt it for … Continue reading Hacking FATE for Horror