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 Vampire: The Eternal Struggle returns to print Posted: Tue, 24 Apr 21:19:44  
Features, vampires, world-of-darkness
Black Chantry Productions brings classic Vampire: The Masquerade-themed card game back to unlife “We are really excited to do this, together with White Wolf Entertainment. Players all over the world have hungered for new cards for eight long years, and we are proud to serve. And of course, we aim to attract many new players too”, says Hugh Angseesing, CEO of Black Chantry Productions. Vampire: The Eternal Struggle has been called the best multiplayer collectible card game ever published. It is loved for its blend of strategy and social interaction, set in the classic urban horror game setting World of Darkness, home of the role-playing game Vampire: The Masquerade.
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 Unraveling Netflix’s Requiem Posted: Fri, 13 Apr 21:49:29  
TV & Movies, british, horror
On the heels of a fresh push for platform-specific content, Netflix released Requiem. It’s a six episode British miniseries set primarily in the small town of Penllynith. Billed as a supernatural thriller, the story revolves around Matilda Grey, an award-winning cellist played by Lydia Wilson, and her ever increasing obsession with a decades old mystery. […]
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 Annihilation Movie Review Posted: Sat, 07 Apr 00:08:32  
TV & Movies, great movies, science fiction
Annihilation (2018) is a dark science fantasy thriller written and directed by Alex Garland (Ex Machina). Unlike Ex Machina (2014), Garland adapted the work from the first novel of acclaimed author Jeff VanderMeer‘s Southern Reach trilogy. The night before we went to see Annihilation, I had watched The Ritual (2017). Like The Witch (2015) and […]
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 The Story of the World’s Most Iconic Monster! Dracula: Rise of the Beast Posted: Tue, 13 Mar 14:58:19  
Features, dracula, drivethrufiction
Vlad III Dracula. A warleader in a warlike time: brilliant, charismatic, pious. But what became of him? What drove him to become a creature of darkness—Bram Stoker's cruel, ambitious "Un-Dead"—and what use did he make of this power, through the centuries? More than a hundred years after the monster's death, the descendants of the survivors piece together the story— dusty old manuscripts, court reports from the Holy Roman Empire at its height, stories of the Szgany Roma who once served the monster—trying to understand. Because the nightmare is far from over...
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 Expand the Chronicles of Darkness with Enemy Action and the Beast Players Guide! Posted: Thu, 08 Mar 21:47:18  
Flames Rising, modern-horror, monsters
"Fighting the Machine is like fighting the ocean. You literally cannot hurt it. Doesn’t matter how much poison we dump into the ocean. We’ll only kill the things in it. We’ll never kill it. Same with the God-Machine. Kill angels, traitors, stigmatics, cultists, cryptids, whatever, you’ll never hurt the Machine Itself. No, that doesn’t mean we stop trying. You stop trying, you drown. Screw that." —Mr. Bliss, Guardian Inquisitor
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 Celebrate GM’s Day on March 4th with a New Game! Posted: Thu, 01 Mar 21:52:53  
News, Promotions, gmsday
Here at FlamesRising.com, we’re celebrating GM’s Day by getting a group together to play a little Dungeons and Dragons. Our GM is plotting and planning to throw a little (Okay, a lot…) of chaos our way. Ixnay on the iamatTay? Thankfully, we’ve figured out how to butter him up with snacks and a wishlist of […]
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 A Land Divided for Shadow of the Demon Lord Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 16:27:37  
News, dark-fantasy, rpgs
Long before the Empire, created by the Kalasans after they stormed Rûl and wrested it from the clutches of the dread Witch-King, whose wicked legions had overwhelmed and plunged the continent into darkness, an ancient people known as the Edene ruled over the land. Like the Kalasans so many centuries after them, the Edene were also bold conquerors who arrived on the shores of the continent, fleeing the destruction of their homeland far across the Auroral Ocean, They arrived in Rûl, handily defeating the First People and their faerie allies who had called the continent home for centuries, and founded a new civilization in the ruins of the one that came before. The Edene claimed their empire would last a thousand years, but like so many fledgling empires since the dawn of time who believed the same, the Edene themselves were drowned in the ebbing and flowing tides of history, yet another civilization of grand ambition lost and mostly forgotten.
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 Arkham Horror: The Dirge of Reason from Fantasy Flight Games Posted: Fri, 23 Feb 20:00:58  
News, cthulhu, fantasy flight games
LAKE HOUSE DESTROYED. 38 DEAD. CAUSE UNKNOWN. Federal Agent Roland Banks has always done things by the book. It was the only way to avoid being dragged into the mire of corruption and quid pro quo that is government in Prohibition America. But when Agent Banks busts the wrong bootlegging operation in backwoods Virginia, his […]
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 Delta Green: Agent Dossiers from Arc Dream Posted: Sat, 17 Feb 15:45:41  
News, cthulhu, delta green
This PDF package includes 41 pre-written character sheets, one for every profession described in the Agent's Handbook of Delta Green: The Role-Playing Game. Each two-page sheet includes: - Stats as recommended in the rulebook for each profession - Professional skills - A summary of bonus skill options for each profession - A brief description of the profession's core function - All the necessary equipment for professions that require specialized gear, such as special forces and federal agents - Just fill in your Agent's name, the names of your Agent's Bonds, and your Agent's motivations, and you're ready to play. But most importantly, every detail is editable so you can fully customize your Agent.
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 Kung Fu Animals (Save the World) by Jason L Blair Posted: Thu, 15 Feb 15:34:38  
Features, little fears, savage-worlds
KUNG FU ANIMALS (SAVE THE WORLD) is a setting for the hugely-popular and immensely-fun Savage Worlds roleplaying system. It's a book that gives players the tools to create their own wild universes where semi-human characters become the world's greatest heroes. We start with your character's Origin--did they come to being by accident? Experiment? Are they an alien? A machine?--and then build from there. Each step, you get Edges, Hindrances, and Skills that help shape your unique character.
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 Onyx Path and Eschaton Media Announces Dystopia Rising: Evolution Posted: Thu, 01 Feb 21:16:11  
Features, LARP, onyx path
Rich Thomas, founder and creative director of Onyx Path Publishing, in conjunction with Eschaton Media announced a new partnership at Midwinter Gaming Convention. Onyx Path will develop a tabletop RPG called Dystopia Rising: Evolution based on Eschaton Media's popular post-zombie apocalypse themed Dystopia Rising live-action scenarios. "I'm really looking forward to working on Dystopia Rising: Evolution," stated Eddy Webb, developer for the tabletop RPG. "The DR community has been very supportive so far, and I can't wait to use this rich background to create a great post-apocalyptic tabletop experience."
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 Beckett’s Jyhad Diary exposes the secrets of the Masquerade Posted: Wed, 10 Jan 13:27:44  
Features, onyx path, vampires
It's ever been a loaded word among vampires. Jyhad is in force everywhere from lofty, perfumed Elysium to cloying, smoke-filled blood feasts. Jyhad's the eternal game played by elders, Methuselahs, and worse — it’s the agenda of beings so utterly beyond humanity, one such as yourself could scarcely understand its movements. Luckily for you, you’ve picked up a copy of my diary. With my help you may just take a step on the first rung of understanding. Information worth having is information you must earn through blood, and oh, how I’ve bled for what's contained within these pages.
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