Category Archives: Horror

Guide to Running a Zombie Apocalypse Horror Roleplaying Game

Our guide to running a zombie apocalypse horror roleplaying game. Continue reading

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Classic B-Horror Movie Roleplaying Module based on White Zombie

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series 1930s Horror Roleplaying Game

Now that we have written our 1930s horror roleplaying game, let’s create a module based on the classic horror movie White Zombie. Continue reading

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Creating Characters for our Horror B-Movie Roleplaying Game

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series 1930s Horror Roleplaying Game

Recently we put wrote a quick and dirty roleplaying game where the players played the main characters in schlocky B horror movies of the 1930’s (and thereabouts). We built the basic system and described the basic mood of the game. This week let’s flesh it out a bit by taking a closer look at the character archetypes we’ll want our characters to play. Continue reading

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Classic 1930s and 1940s Horror Roleplaying Games

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series 1930s Horror Roleplaying Game

Designing our own classic 1930s horror roleplaying game step by step inspired by movies like White Zombie and House on Haunted Hill. Continue reading

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For those of you who read our blog regularly or listen to our podcast, you’ll know that we’re quite fond of the occasional horror roleplaying game. Turns out the guys at Gaming Tonic have a similar penchant. Check out their post on Setting the Stage for a night of horror roleplaying. Continue reading

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Lovecraft’s Inspiration for At the Mountains of Madness: The Paintings of Nicholas Roerich

One of Lovecraft’s most famous works of literature, and certainly his longest, is the magnificent novelette At the Mountains of Madness. This work is one of the best examples of a particular facet of the Cthulhu Mythos: the survival of … Continue reading

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Joshua Hoffine Cthulhu Horror Photography

Denizens of the Internet, especially those who are in the slightest bit interested in the horror genre, will probably have come across Joshua Hoffine’s remarkable photography before. His work is both realistic and horrific; the pains he takes to infuse … Continue reading

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James Cameron, Guillermo del Toro and Tom Cruise team up for a film version of Lovecraft’s “At the Mountains of Madness”

For those of us currently living under a rock in a secluded place far away from society it may come as a surprise that James Cameron is currently negotiating with Tom Cruise to play the lead in an adaptation of … Continue reading

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Horror Roleplaying Part 8: Roleplaying a Victim – A Gamer’s Response to Sieg

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

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Horror RoleplayingAn interesting article – “Infinite Regress into Self-Referential Horror: The Gnosis of the Victim” by a guy named George J. Sieg – suggests that an essential part of horror … Continue reading

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Masks of Nyarlathotep Released!

At last the stars are once again aligned, and the great campaign Masks of Nyarlathotep has been unleashed on the world!… Again. The prophecy has been fulfilled! Not only is it re-released, but you have your choice of different formats: … Continue reading

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