Tag Archives: esoterrorists

Albion’s Ransom: Little Girl Lost & Albion’s Ransom: Worm of Sixty Winters double review by kafka

kafka’s shining review of Albion’s Ransom: Little Girl Lost & Albion’s Ransom: Worm of Sixty Winters is available in full at rpg.net 10/10: “this is British horror at its best.”  “The Esoterrorists picks up where Cthulhu games sometimes leave off in creating a truly horrific experience without getting into gore and staying true to the cosmic horror […]

Neurological Symptoms of Outer Dark Contact

[REDACTED] [REDACTED] [REDACTED] You are receiving this memo as an Ordo Veritatis field agent certified to perform the forensic duties of a medical examiner. At your earliest convenience, please access, through the amended usual protocols, the research paper entitled “The Neurological Implications and Structural Alterations Associated with Outer Dark Entity Involvement” (Catalogue #90UODS9) by Dr. […]

See P. XX: Going Full Caliban

a column on roleplaying by Robin D. Laws Looking for a new way to spark ideas for your next player character? Consider stealing a dramatic pole from classic literature. As Hillfolk players know, a dramatic pole is the essential opposition that defines a character tuned for, you guessed it, dramatic storytelling. It allows the character […]

Worldbreaker

The Tearing of the Veil Is Nigh An Appalling Summoning… Demons of the Depths, Awakened… Slaughter on Your Mapping App… Ebola Insurgency… …and, of Course, Murder Clowns For decades, the Ordo Veritatis has fought the Esoterrorists: occult operatives bent on ripping apart the membrane between our reality and the demonic vortex of the Outer Dark. […]

See P. XX: Running Haunted House Horror

A column on roleplaying by Robin D. Laws   When we think of doing a haunted house horror scenario, we tend to look to The Haunting (1963, Robert Wise) and its cousin The Legend of Hell House (1973, John Hough.) This plot template pits a seasoned group of paranormal investigators against a home infested by […]

Outer Dark Entity Profile: Seeper

New creature for The Esoterrorists The membrane between this world and the Outer Dark is everywhere. Even inside your computer. That’s where seepers break through. They sense the particular stink of paranoia and latent aggression stoked on the Internet’s blackest shoals. When you drink in conspiracy theory or wallow in mythologies of victimhood, they wriggle […]

Outer Dark Entities Keep Up With the Technological Times

As students of The Book of Unremitting Horror know, Sisterites are beings from the Outer Dark who prey on lonely and isolated men desperate for contact with the opposite sex. Case files from that volume include a transcript of an IRC chat between a Sisterite and its doomed target. In the years since the Ordo […]

The Workmen

New creature for The Esoterrorists or Fear Itself A hole opens up in the road outside your house. You pay no attention to this. Guarded by construction fence, it shows every sign of being regular repair work. Maybe they’re fixing the water mains. Or resurfacing the pavement. But then it gradually dawns that you never […]

See P. XX: Ten Symptoms of Membrane Thinning

…or, When Your Car Battery Goes Dead Outside the Jorgamundr’s Lair, It Ain’t No Coincidence A Column on Roleplaying by Robin D. Laws Your assignments for the Ordo Verititas take you into zones where the membrane between our reality and the terrifying realm of the Outer Dark nears the breaking point. In such places you […]

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