Category Archives: KWAS

Ken Writes About Stuff

Hideous Creatures: Great Race of Yith

“As mental barriers wore down, I beheld great masses of thin vapour in various parts of the building and in the streets below. These steadily grew more solid and distinct, till at last I could trace their monstrous outlines with uncomfortable ease.” From unguessable aliens to cone-shaped librarians to beetle-conquerors, the Great Race of Yith […]

Ken Writes About Stuff: Vol 2

Mythos creatures, occult conspiracies, xeno-archaeology and more! KWAS Vol. 2 collects 13 supplements by master Lovecraftian writer and GUMSHOE guru Kenneth Hite. In the ENnie-award winning Ken Writes About Stuff series, Kenneth Hite turns his considerable writing talents and encyclopedic knowledge of game design, history, the occult and all things Mythos to bear on new topics. From […]

Call of Chicago: I Tcho-Tcho-Tchose You

Well, it’s almost that time, the turning of the Ken Writes About Stuff volume year. If you’ve been a subscriber in the past, many thanks for your support. If you’re a subscriber in the future, future thanks — the first issue of KWAS Volume Three is Hideous Creatures: Tcho-Tchos, which you should get by April […]

GUMSHOE Zoom: Goëtia

GUMSHOE Zoom: Goëtia Bifrons. Glasya-Labolas. Marchosias. Names to conjure with – literally! This GUMSHOE Zoom takes you inside the pentacle and introduces you to the hierarchy of Hell. Historical European demon-summoning magic  just got easier and more realistic. Um … yay? From the mid-13th century to the early 20th century, Western European magicians summoned, bound, […]

Call of Chicago: Three Demons But Not The Demons Three

The blurb for Goëtia, or, the Summoning of Demons, which is the upcoming issue of Ken Writes About Stuff, mentions three demons: Bifrons, Glasya-Labolas, and Marchosias. Not these guys. Three other guys. Unfortunately, as we (or rather, as Simon, and you, and Cat, and everyone but me) learned with the Voodoo kerfuffle, writing up a […]

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