Ssssh, it’s Confidential

Regular readers of this irregular outlet for my musings will know that I’m a big fan of the Gumshoe system by Pelgrane Press.    I’ve got a year-old Night’s Black Agentscampaign that shows no signs of slowing down just yet, and a Trail of Cthulhucampaign that is letting me indulge my fantasy of being remotely as […]

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Campaign Tarot – #TrailOfCthulhu

I’m quite pleased with the latest iteration of my Roll20 “home screen” – this time for a Trail of Cthulhu campaign.    Rather than repeating my Incident Board idea from my Night’s Black Agent’s Campaign I’ve gone more for a classic desk-top look with cards representing the key locations and characters appearing in the episode. […]

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Found Carcosa #TrailOfCthulhu

I’ve been plundering the themes and flavours of Chambers’ work recently but today for the first time I came across this little gem. The Carcosa mansion, built in 1896 to 1897 was intended as the residence of the British High Commissioner in Malaya.  It’s now a luxury hotel though given the antecedents of the name […]

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Be Prepared. #nightsblackagents

This very practical travel kit for the aspiring vampire hunter went on sale in North Yorkshire in 2012 and raised £7500 at auction. It was put together in the 19th century and contained all the stuff you’d expect:A crucifixStakes and a malletA PistolGlass bottle of Holy Water, another of consecrated earth, another of garlic pasteThe […]

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