Mysterious Monday – 5 Plot Hooks for Your Next Horror Game [3 Dec 18]

I recently ran a Twitter poll that asked followers to vote on the theme of the next Mysterious Monday article. Of the choices presented, historically themed story seeds that focused on Charleston, SC was the clear winner. Therefore, I give to you, five new plot hooks that are inspired by my own local history. If…

Exploring Movies – A Dark Song and The Void

This past weekend I had the opportunity to finally set some gaming projects aside and watch two highly recommended movies on Netflix (US). The first was A Dark Song and the other was The Void. I’m not attempting to critically review either film, but rather trying to convey my loose thoughts and how these movies…

Ten Candles – Tragic Horror Has Never Been So Fun

Ten Candles Author: Stephen Dewey Publisher: Cavalry Games Page Count: 89 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF – $10 PDF/Print Bundle – $35 Print – $28 A little over a year ago I purchased Ten Candles from a game store in Massachusetts while I was home for a family reunion. At the time the game…

French Quarter Ghost Tour Sparks My Imagination

For the past week, I was out of town for a work conference that took me to New Orleans. What an interesting city with a vibrant present and an amazingly rich past. While there, I had the opportunity to visit the famed French Quarter; my co-worker and I also took the opportunity to do a…

Mysterious Monday – 2 Plot Hooks for Your Next Game [6 Aug 18]

It’s time for another install of Mysterious Monday. Today, I present to you an abbreviated version of this column; two more story seeds for your next horror game. Think about how to further shape them into a complete scenario for your players.  Nestled in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains in Western Massachusetts, sits a…

Mysterious Monday – 5 Plot Hooks for Your Next Game [11 Jun 18]

It’s time for the next installment of Mysterious Monday! The theme this time is modern era horror. As always these plot hooks are written with the Call of Cthulhu RPG in mind but have a decidedly system-neutral approach.  The local chapter of the Jokers Motorcycle Club has been under continuous harassment by the local police…