Autumn — the time of the Festival of the Dead, when the veil between the worlds is thinnest and prayers to ancestors easiest made. Pumpkin cakes are left in the Ancestors' Niche in every house, and children tie black and orange ribbons to the doors and put candles in the windows of their houses so their dead ancestors can easily find their way home.
It is a quiet time, after the harvest... [click here for more]
The festival came to town.In previous years it was a joyful and cheery event. These attractions, however, are outmoded and the infrastructure is old and neglected. A foul smell hangs in the air. The show consists of malformed people who disgust and frighten. Little joy is offered by the twisted clowns, and the barker's outdated speaking-style and French-tinged accent strengthens... [click here for more]
You wake in a room.
You don’t where you are, where you came from, what’s happening. You don’t know who you are. Your identity has been taken from you. It will come back with time, but can you trust it? This world is not what it seems. Are you?
And then there’s the murder.
Who killed the dead man? Was it you? Was it one of the people who woke in the room... [click here for more]
Forget everything. Remember nothing.Grasp at everything mnemonic that wriggles like a fish inside your skull, behind your eyes, and between your hemispheres. Pluck out a memory to devour. Embrace.
This Game Master's adventure supplement fills in a few gaps - or makes more - for player characters in The Demolished Ones. Memories, Aspects, and... [click here for more]
Why am I down here?
You awaken underground with an acrid smell in your nose and no memory of how you came to be within the twisting, subterranean complex.
What are these bags for?
All around you are signs of a bank heist in progress, and you seem to be the cause of it.
I'm not crazy, am I?
All the denial in your heart seems to be counter to the fact that you're locked... [click here for more]
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The Unspeakable Oath is an award-nominated quarterly magazine dedicated to tabletop roleplaying games that are based on the Cthulhu Mythos -- the creations of horror author H.P. Lovecraft, the writers who inspired him, and the writers who followed... [click here for more]
Nine Tales of Halloween Horror
For children, Halloween brings to mind candy and costumes, wearing a mask and saying the magic words “trick or treat. For some adults Halloween is a time of physical and spiritual transition. The earth is shedding its skin like dead leaves falling, and men reflect in fear on the past gone by. It is a time when the connection between our meaningless existence and... [click here for more]