You’ve bought the hit singles and most popular collections. This summer sale gives you 25% off PDFs of the Pelgrane deep cuts – some rare gems of games that we feel are sadly overlooked compared to our other games. Here’s what’s in the offer: The Gaean Reach: The Roleplaying Game of Interstellar Vengeance, brings […]
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In the fourteenth episode of their above-named podcast, Ken and Robin talk Chicago film fest, DramaSystem vs. Skulduggery, gangland mapping and the burnings of the libraries of Alexandria.
By Robin D Laws Any game design that starts with me reading an enormous stack of Jack Vance novels is one after my own heart. Before re-acquainting myself with his classic cycle of novels set in the far future Gaean Reach, I assumed that Pelgrane’s companion to The Dying Earth Roleplaying Game would use its […]
The Virtual Play podcast has been busy with Pelgrane products. First is a actual play report of Bill White’s Trail of Cthulhu scenario, Castle Bravo, you can listen here. The second is Skulduggery, Robin D Laws’ game of backstabbing and verbal fireworks. You can listen to the full report here.
Commenter Carl, over at my See P. XX intro to DramaSystem, asks about the role deceit plays in the game. Is there a mechanism to ensure that characters who are deceived act accordingly? It depends on whether the interaction is procedural or dramatic. In the first instance, it occurs in pursuit of a pragmatic goal, […]
I am once again looking to augment the ranks of my Thursday night playtest group—hence this open call for one new recruit. To join the group, you’ll need to be reliably free on Thursday nights and able to get to the Bloor-Bathurst area in downtown Toronto. We meet from 7 pm to 10 pm. You […]
A draft of the Dying Earth Revification Folio cover, by Jerome.
Wedded bliss is only a few relatives away… The Wedding is the brand new setting for Skulduggery, the roleplaying game of verbal fireworks and sudden reversals! You are guests at the wedding of Emma Blunt and Martin Sharpe, held at the moderately-swanky Elysian Country Club. Emma’s father, Gerald Blunt, owns a processed-cheese empire, Martin’s one […]
THE HEIST OF THE LIFETIME, BUT WHO GETS THE LOOT? Pacific’s Six is the second of three new settings for the Skulduggery roleplaying game. You are expert thieves, safecrackers, con men and computer hackers about to undertake the heist of the century. The Target: International Minerals, a rapacious mining and energy corporation. The Job: Break […]
SIX CARDINALS ENTER, ONLY ONE WILL LEAVE AS POPE! Black Smoke is the brand new setting for Skulduggery, the roleplaying game of verbal fireworks and sudden reversals! The previous pope, Celestine, has died under mysterious circumstances so it’s time for the cardinals to gather in the Sistine Chapel to elect a new leader. This is […]