Category Archives: Yellow King Roleplaying Game

Yellow King RPG Shock & Injury decks

Basic Shock Deck Apprehension, panic, terror, and collapsing causation! This optional accessory helps The Yellow King Roleplaying Game GMs select and hand out Shocks during in-person play. Its card selection focuses on the varieties of fear and emotional disequilibrium most likely to afflict investigators into any reality-altering Carcosan mystery. Perfect for on-the-fly scenarios or abrupt […]

Climactic Doom in The Yellow King Roleplaying Game

As addressed in an earlier piece, you may want to deploy a nastier set of Shock and Injury cards when playing The Yellow King Roleplaying Game in one-shot format. The cards mentioned there give you a steeper doom spiral. But some con games may tick along safely until the very last moment, where dramatic necessity […]

Get Carcosanized

For an indefinite but limited time only, send a pic of yourself holding The Yellow King Roleplaying Game to Robin on Twitter (@RobinDLaws) and he’ll put it through this lovely and not at all harmful Carcosan filter for you. The Yellow King Roleplaying Game takes you on a brain-bending spiral through multiple selves and timelines, […]

Freehand Yellow Sign Images

The Yellow Sign featured heavily in The Yellow King Roleplaying Game and its associated banners and art radiates an alien clarity. As created by graphic designer extraordinaire Christian Knutsson, its imperfections exist within the calm and implacable surety of the Pallid Mask. Yet not everyone in the clashing realities of the game pulls the same […]

Our Yellow Sign is Your Yellow Sign

Waxen-eared conspirators at constant war with their cats aren’t the only people with a vested interest in propagating the Yellow Sign. At Pelgrane Press we want everyone to gaze into the symbol of Carcosa, pledging fealty to the Pallid Mask and perhaps picking up a copy of The Yellow King Roleplaying Game. To this end, […]

Yellow King RPG contest invades our reality

The insidious reach of the Yellow King has broken through into the world we know, and you may have seen his otherworldly influence percolate through Facebook and Twitter posts. Show your allegiance to the Yellow King – or be part of the Resistance against him – with these social media banners: Twitter banners Facebook banners […]

See P. XX: Library of Marvels

A column about roleplaying by Robin D. Laws Belle Époque Paris boasted more occultists than you can shake a stick at. Or, in my case, more than I could fit into The Yellow King Roleplaying Game. Here’s one who, due to his association with other, more renowned figures, warranted a mention but not a full […]

Black Star Magic

Bring Mind-Bending Spellcasting to The King In Yellow Roleplaying Game Ritual magic of the Belle Époque! The desperate Science Jaune of a war-torn continent! Parageometrical horrors perfected in the labs of the tyrannical, overthrown Castaigne regime! Signing, the latest way to turn social media dysfunction into sorcerous reality! Your players can master them all—at perilous […]

The Yellow King Roleplaying Game Errata

Errors spotted after the books went to press are listed below. We periodically update PDFs to correct errors, so be sure you update your electronic copies to the latest current version. If you spot a possible error in the text, please alert us at support@pelgranepress.com. Paris p. 60: minor injuries occur a failure with a […]

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