Tag: Pelgrane

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The Armitage Files

The world as we know it has come to an end. The feared rise of the Old Ones has come to pass. Niarlathotep, Shub-Nigurath, Cthulhu… they are real and they’re here. It is to late now. Thankfully not all is lost. Professor Armitage, risking limb and sanity has managed to acquire a time travel spell.

Trail of Cthulhu: Rough Magicks review

By Megan Robertson The Introduction lays out the intention of this work: to provide an optional systematic approach to magic that can be used within a Trail of Cthulhu game by the characters and/or their antagonists as the Keeper so chooses. Well, the antagonists probably will be using magic at times, but not necessarily according…
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Pelgrane Press talk at Dragonmeet

Although this seminar was one of the last ones to take place in the day, I will start with it as it was full of, in the words of Kenneth Hite a “gratifyingly uncomfortable looking crowd”. That’s because the room was packed with fans, eager to hear what the company with one of the most engaging and close-to-perfect range of product had to say

Dragonmeet 2010

Dragonmeet has three types of activities going on. Lots and lots of games (both established and beta gaming), the trade floor where a few varied companies sell their wares, and last but not least the seminars, where leading people in the industry spend an hour each showing you what a nice bunch they are (no…. seriously… they’re amazing).

Trail of Cthulhu

Lovecraft based games have been around for over two decades now. The first Role Playing Game came out in the 80’s and many editions of the game have graced our shelves ever since. From the initial percentile based based system that still stands, to the Monte Cook version of the game that attempted a D20 system conversion with not terribly good results and now, the Gumshoe System that rules Trail of Cthulhu, and it does it admirably.