History The Esoterrorists comprise a fast-growing international conspiracy drawing from all walks of life. Conspirators range from Washington power brokers to backwoods cannibals. When they started out, they were able to influence people only through suggestion. They practiced rituals but their evocations were limited to persuasive parlor tricks. Esoterror today Their generation-spanning plans for global […]
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History The exact origins of the Ordo Veritatis are unknown to all but its most senior members. Field agents know that it arose in response to the nascent Esoterror movement, and that its activities have on several occasions prevented them from decisively piercing the protective barrier between the natural and the supernatural. Structure The OV, […]
The podcast The Game’s The Thing gives a positive review to The Esoterrorists. It’s a good intropYou’ll find the review starting at 26 minutes and 50 seconds. I was apprehensive about the system but I was wrong – it worked really well for me.
On his blog Transitive Gaming, R B Bergstrom gives an overwhelmingly positive review to The Esoterrorists, calling it “The best mystery/investigative RPG ever”.
Over on LiveJournal, there is a balanced and good review of Gumshoe, by Grim of Postmortem Studios. “There’s two separate things going on in these books. One is the presentation and ‘selling’ of the Gumshoe system, as a solution to a role-playing problem in pursuing investigations. The other is the presentation of Dave Allsop’s wickedly twisted […]
Dave Lai gives The Esoterrorists a positive review on RPG.NET, giving 4 out of 5 for both substance and style. “Will this one be able to stand out from an apparently increasingly crowded genre? The short answer is a resounding ‘Yes”.”
The character sheets and sample are provided by Pelgrane Press, the rest are provided by enthusiasts. Character Sheets Download the Esoterrorists character sheet as a PDF file. A new fillable PDF Esoterrorists character sheet by Kurt Rauscher. A Google sheet form, where each player can fill out their character sheet, and this pre-populates the GM’s Investigator […]
A mutilated corpse is found hanging a slaughterhouse, bullet wounds in the shoulders, elbows and knees. It looks like a terrorist punishment killing, but there are subtle clues pointing at Esoterrorist involvement. Can you stop a terrible chain of events before the world wakes up to headlines which weaken the Membrane and let the creatures of unremitting horror pierce the Outer Black?
You are elite investigators combating the plots of the Esoterrorists, a loose affiliation of occult terrorists intent on tearing the fabric of the world. The Esoterrorists introduces the GUMSHOE rules system, which revolutionizes investigative scenarios by ensuring that players are never deprived of the crucial clues they need to move the story forward.
These are our releases and forthcoming products for the Esoterrorists line. Get them at our webstore, from IPR or your local game store. The Esoterrorists – Core Book – available The Book of Unremitting Horror – Setting Book – available Profane Miracles – A Fastplay Adventure – available Six Packed – A Fastplay Adventure – […]