Fantasy-Horror author Grant Cochran is celebrating his birthday. One or two of his guests may have something to hide, and at least one of them plans to deliver a surprise. This is a serious/dramatic offering, chock full of suspense and angst.
A Birthday Surprise is a murder mystery which was written by Gordon Dean, and first produced by Kenneth Brown and Gordon Dean in 1986.
This is a role-playing game. It exists for the enjoyment of the players, the enjoyment of the game runners, and hopefully, the recruitment of new players into the world of live- action gaming, no matter which flavor.
Nothing in this game is gospel. Nothing. Like a playground game, you can take this game as it is, or you can muck about with it. Mucking about with games is fun. So... (read more)
Tonight is the cast party for a small community theater in a large college town. Their latest show "The Night Watchman's Daughter" has just finished relatively successfully. It was well- reviewed, covered its costs through ticket sales, and even made enough money to pay for some food and booze for a nice cast party. The last showing has gone up and it's time to relax, hang out with... (read more)
Every Thursday evening, the City Council of Hound's Teeth meet to discuss the issues of the week. This is an open meeting, and anyone who wants to ask something of the council is coming. From frantic farmers complaining about the zombie they saw traversing their field, to a new religion that wants to establish a temple, to a troupe of adventurers trying to free their party... (read more)
Colonel Sebastian T. Rawhide's Circus of the Spectacular is a 4-hour secrets and powers larp for for 14-22 players and 3 GMs. It is full of high weirdness and low melodrama. It is four hours of strange, silly fun with serious undercurrents and emotional attachments.
Colonel Sebastian T. Rawhide's Circus of the Spectacular is is a work of fiction. The... (read more)
Here are three "games" we play when we are practicing our "boffer" swordplay. A "boffer" or live-combat game simulates combat by hitting your opponent with a padded weapon.
The purpose of these games is to help with your swordplay and team play. They are simple and fun, and light on plot. Remember, you will only get better if you... (read more)
This is a good game for a party or social gathering, since many players will not be actively involved in the plot, at least at first. As the GM, you will need to photocopy the information sheets many, many times. You will also need a good supply of two kinds of small stickers. I suggest green and red dots, but the decision is yours.
Every year, the big names in horror wait expectantly for their invitations to the event of the season, Vincent Price’s “Dead Man’s Party.” This Halloween party is a veritable “Who’s Who” in the macabre field. Careers are made and broken by a single invitation, or the lack of one. These days, even being a gate crasher has become a... (read more)
A 2-4 hour horror LARP for 8 players and 1-2 GMs. It uses the mechanics from Dread by The Impossible Dream.
A 2-4 hour horror LARP for 10 players, 1-2 GMs, and an optional NPC. It does not share any continuity of characters with Dread The LARP. It uses the mechanics from Dread by The Impossible Dream.