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Testing the 9 Sentence Setting So Far

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

I wanted to test how well the 9 Sentence Setting elements work together in anger.  I’ve used it to assemble an RPG setting for a silly idea that keeps coming back to me for a game set in a world not unlike Death in Paradise except the island is a place the dead from an […]

The 9 Sentence Region and the 9 Sentence Building

Sunday, January 6th, 2019

Expanding on the 9 Sentence Settlement and the 7 Sentence NPC here is my first stab at the 9 Sentence region Heading Line 1: Introduction Line 2: First Impressions Line 3: Geography Line 4: Resources Line 5: Flora and Fauna Line 6: People, Population, Demographics, Government and Culture Line 7: Places and Infrastructure Line 8: History  Line 9: […]

New England Road Trip NPCs – Henry Water Taft

Sunday, October 11th, 2015

Added a second potential NPC for the start of the New England Road Trip adventure I’ve been working on for Trail of Cthulhu – Henry Water Taft brother of US President Taft.

New York Road Trip Adventure WIP

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

I’ve already posted a few bits of the material for the New York Road Trip adventure for Trail of Cthulhu I’ve been working on.  I’d got the basic form of the adventure in mind – a pretty open sandbox affair where the player’s investigators follow a series of clues left by a previous group who […]

How to Stop a Runaway Horse Illustration

The Blog Post that Ran Away with Itself

Friday, September 25th, 2015

As I’ve already mentioned in the Goldilocks Research Zone I started digging into a couple of obscure 1920s organisations. I can blame story on the BBC website that set me on the lead.  I was toying with the idea of adding spies to a Bookhounds of Cthulhu campaign and it seemed to fit.  So I started […]

Goldilocks tastes the porridge by Leonard Leslie

Goldilocks Research Zone

Friday, September 18th, 2015

In astronomy and astrobiology, the Goldilocks Zone is simply the habitable region around a star within which planetary-mass objects with sufficient atmospheric pressure can support liquid water at their surfaces. This is where another Earth like planet is going to be and therefore where life like that on Earth might exist. It struck me while […]

Road Trip – New England and Eastern New York Cover

Road Trip – New England and Eastern New York

Sunday, September 6th, 2015

I’ve just added a PDF of “Road Trip – New England and Eastern New York” assembled from out of copyright images on the New York Library Digital Archive to my Trail of Cthulhu resources. The idea I’m toying with is one or more scenarios for Trail of Cthulhu (or I may go with Call of […]

Dracula Dossier Campaign Cartographer 3 Plan of a Band Stand and Surrounding area

Dracula Dossier Campaign Cartographer 3

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Tonight I wanted to have a little play with the new floorplan style for Campaign Cartographer 3 for creating plans in the style of the Dracula Dossier.  With little time available I didn’t want to take on a full blown project like a building so I thought I’d throw together one of the locations beloved […]

The Ideal Tour 1920 New England Road Trip cover

1920 New England Road Trip

Monday, August 24th, 2015

I’ve just added The Ideal Road Trip a 1920 driving tour of New England to my Trail of Cthulhu resources page.  I’ve assembled the scans of the out of copyright book into a PDF for ease of reading and printing.  I’ve also done a rather rought and ready job of assembling two maps in the […]

A second set of 1930s Film Star Photos

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

I’ve added a second set of 1930s film star photos to my Trail of Cthulhu resources page.  Lots of them handy for NPC portraits.

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