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Dice of Doom Podcast 022: Vampire: The Masquerade Review and Running an Investigative RPG

In this episode we review Vampire: The Masquerade which we have just finished playing as part of our Grand Gaming Experiment and we look at running investigative style roleplaying games. Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 021: Vampire: The Masquerade, Confessions of a Newbie GM and An Introduction to HP Lovecraft and the Cthulhu Mythos

In this episode our topics are Vampire: The Masquerade, Confessions of a Newbie GM and An Introduction to the writings of HP Lovecraft and the Cthulhu Mythos. Continue reading

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Vampire: the Masquerade Revisited

Back in 2004 White Wolf games caused wide spread consternation amongst the role-playing community when they announced that they were ending their hugely popular Vampire: the Masquerade line, along with all other offshoots forming their World of Darkness setting. The reason for this was that one of the game world’s major themes was an impending apocalypse which White Wolf chose to make canon, releasing a many part supplement titled, The Time of Judgment, which outlined the cataclysmic events. But would it work out?
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Horror Roleplaying Part 3: The Vampire

This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series Horror Roleplaying

The genre of horror is, indeed, a broad one: from vampires to atomic horror, Cthulhu Mythos to slashers and serial killers. In fact, it would be fair to point out that these each constitute sub-genres in their own right, and each needs their own special consideration. I shall endeavour to point out some of the particulars of the most common types – claiming to have an exhaustive list would lead to inevitable ridicule. Continue reading

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Zom-B-Gone Day 03 – Still no zombies

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Zom-B-Gone Review

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Zom-B-Gone ReviewWhile I can safely report no zombies on day three (boring I know…) we did have an interesting discussion over lunch at work. Where are the Vampire Repellent soaps? … Continue reading

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Monster of the Week: Vampires

This entry is part 12 of 19 in the series Monster of the Week

This entry is part 12 of 19 in the series Monster of the WeekAnother classic creature born of human fear and storytelling, Vampires are a staple in a host of roleplaying games. They are inherently a strong opponent, and a … Continue reading

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iDracula Beginner’s Strategy Guide

iDracula has an awesome visual feel to it – very Diablo in mood and atmosphere and the controls and game play are simple but effective. Like some other games, I struggled at first, so I thought I’d post the lessons I have learnt playing the game in the hope that it helps a few others out there. Continue reading

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Facebook Zombies

By the title of this blog you may think I am talking about people who spend so much time on Facebook that they become like zombies, Pale skin, unable to communicate in person except by grunts, but despite this rather … Continue reading

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A Buffy Moment

As I have mentioned previously, we are going through the entire Buffy show again. We had just started Season Three and were watching the first episode where Giles is looking for Buffy who has gone missing. There is a scene … Continue reading

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