Mankind and by extension the universe have an unhealthy fixation with death. Continue reading
Who are the Shanghai Seven? What do they want? What do they represent on a cosmological scale? Are they as powerful as is rumoured? Do they work for the New Inquisition or any other major player?
Over the next weeks we shall meet the Shanghai Seven one by one. We might not learn immediately, how everything … Continue reading
I could even imagine this documentary being an actual project of a filmmaker skirting the fringes of the occult underground.
The topic (emotions in RPGs) didn’t seem like much to me in the beginning, but one by one, ideas (d6 of them?) for it began to pop up.
Last week our authors, contributors, editors and generally awesome people of d6ideas listed the top 10 printed roleplaying games they would take to a lonely island and provided a short rationale to why those games in particular.
Since I was at a lacrosse tournament last week, I could only submit the list sans my reasoning. I would like to use today’s editorial to rectify this. Continue reading
Norbert Matausch asked in his German blog the question: which ten printed RPG books would you keep, if you had to go into exile. Hasran, blut_und_glas, Dave, yandere and yennico present their Top 10. An overview of the Top 10 of other player could you find in the German Rollenspiel Almanach and in German forum Tanelorn.
Many of the rumors making their rounds in the Occult Underground are largely ignored based on the totally outrageous nature of the claims they make of an individual’s, cabal’s or creature’s power and abilities. The rumors about the so called “emotiophages” on the other hand are ignored because they seem so very harmless and mundane on first glance. Continue reading
It has been said many times how Unknown Armies is an American game at heart. An important part of American pop culture are the pulp magazines of the 30ies, 40ies and 50ies. These were what created the image of the beautiful lady thief, the hardboiled detective hiding an ultimately soft heart, or the weird scientist, who applies himself to the advancement of mankind. Continue reading
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Crowd Funding seems to be the next big thing. It has already built quite a momentum and somewhere on the line I became a fan of the concept. What is crowd funding? Well, the platforms and Wikipedia have this covered in detail but the idea is simple. You explain the project or product you want to make and instead of having to advance the money to pay the production costs you let the “customers” pay upfront. The main focus of this is naturally on products which don’t have a big company backing them or products which may or may not hit off. Continue reading