Creepy Comic Conversions — Issue #01 “The Case of the Painted Beast”

Creepy Comic Conversions — Issue #01 “The Case of The Painted Beast” Conversion: Tim Snider Publisher: Savage AfterWorld Pages: 20 Available Formats: PDF (DTRPG) – $0.99 Print (other options available) – $3.99 From a master of horror and author of Cryptworld comes “Creepy Comic Conversions” a series of adventures for Cryptworld RPG based on public domain horror…

Nordic Horror Never Looked so Good – A Town Called Malice

a town called Malice Author: David Kizzia Publisher: Monkey Fun Available Formats: PDF and Print PDF (DTRPG) – $14.99 Print (DTRPG Hardcover/PDF combo) – $34.99 In April 2019, a town called Malice, a newly launched  Kickstarter popped up on my radar. Having enjoyed other Monkeyfun Studios games, I read the pitch and pledged my money….

A Dark Little Secret – A Review of The Shadow Over Providence

The Shadow Over Providence Authors: Jon Hook & Matt Ryan Publisher: Chaosium Page Count: 38 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $3.99 Print – Not Currently Available in Print The Shadow Over Providence is a traditional Call of Cthulhu scenario for Keepers of all skill levels. It made its debut at Necronomicon Providence…

Should We Fear The Ice Cream Man?

Ice Cream Man Author: Dr. Michael C. LaBossiere Publisher: The Miskatonic Repository Page Count: 9 Available Formats: PDF Only PDF (DTRPG) – Pay What You Want Recently, I have been scouring various social media sites and the Miskatonic Repository for interesting looking Call of Cthulhu scenarios and supplements. I recently stumbled on the Ice Cream…

Gaming Lessons From the Fiction of Stephen King

I first discovered Stephen King’s fiction in high school in the late 1980s. My mother read his works when he first began gaining popularity in the 1970s and 1980s. And my youngest daughter has discovered his fiction as well. In Freshman English at UConn I felt the need to apologize for liking his works—it was…

Technology in Horror Games

As someone who plays a lot of Call of Cthulhu, I’ve gotten to know the 1920s (and the 1910s and 30s) rather well. Why is the game in that era? As I recall, initially Sandy Petersen wanted to set the game in the modern-day (which was then the 1980s) but instead Chaosium made the decision…

Editor’s Desk: Domains Horror Roleplaying

Our friends at Ordoalea Publishing are trying something a little different to crowdfund their first-ever roleplaying game, Domains Horror Roleplaying. They are currently trying to crowdfund directly through DriveThruRPG and getting the word out via social media. This is a very different approach and we wish them success. We’re encouraging everyone to head over there…

Mysterious Monday – 5 Plot Hooks for Your Next Game

I have decided the time was right for another of my very infrequent installment of Mysterious Monday. Over the past several years I have published these infrequent installments of short story seeds, often at times creepy, for you to use as you see fit. If you enjoy reading these or put any of them to…

Peter Haining Presents the Freak Show

Peter Haining presents the FREAK SHOW Freaks, Monsters, Ghouls etc. by Masters of the Macabre Edited by: Peter Haining Pages: 240 Published: 1970 Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc. Amazon: Price may vary Freak shows and carnival acts are all but extinct, but their legacy lives on through Peter Haining presents the FREAK SHOW: Freaks, Monsters, Ghouls,…