Tag Archives: TimeWatch

Bast

“What fully civilised soul but would eagerly serve as high priest of Bast?” She Who Scratches, the Lady of the Ointment Jar, the great cat-goddess of nighted Khem comes alive in all her varied forms: as a Trail of Cthulhu titan (complete with her monstrous Brood of Bubastis), mysterious Ashen Stars entity, TimeWatch cult leader, […]

Stunning Weaponry in GUMSHOE

Stunning Weaponry in GUMSHOE Most GUMSHOE games discourage the use of TASERs and other real-world stunning technology. They’re incredibly effective in law enforcement, but it’s less exciting for play if either player characters or their opponents drop instantly after a single hit. Robin D. Laws’ investigative space opera Ashen Stars is a notable exception, where […]

Great Player Tactics for TimeWatch

Brought to you by experienced players and GMs, this is the advice novice TimeWatch agents wished they’d had before they were swallowed by a chronal anomaly, infected with clock plague or unexisted in a Ray-Jar Vu. TimeWatch offers players some subtle tactics that it’s possible to miss, especially when playing for the first time. Here […]

TimeWatch’s Excellent Adventure

by Kevin Kulp Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure is actually a TimeWatch game about two agents who never bothered to put any build points into their History abilities. Okay, it’s not. But it could be. It’s no secret that TimeWatch‘s use of the GUMSHOE Preparedness ability is modeled after Bill and Ted. Rewatching the movie […]

Avoiding the Gimmick

 Avoiding the Gimmick by Kevin Kulp TimeWatch, Pelgrane Press’s recently Kickstarted game of investigative time travel, falls into the same category of games that play quite differently as a one-shot than they do as a continuing campaign. Feng Shui, Trail of Cthulhu, and Night’s Black Agents fall into this category as well, as does Paranoia… […]

Scenes from TimeWatch

Scenes from TimeWatch: An adversary flees across the pristine diamond-bearing beaches of South Africa, ocean on his left and TimeWatch agents far behind. “It’s a shame that I’ll be going back to last week and covering that area with stun mines,” says an agent. roll roll The sound of an explosion echoes across the beach, […]

How Will The TimeWatch Kickstarter Went

The Future Us Knew TimeWatch WOULD Be Successful… …but apparently to avoid any paradox or chronal instability, we failed to tell our current selves exactly the extent to which that would be true. The GUMSHOE game of investigative time travel has had a great start on Kickstarter, raising close to $28K in funding over the […]

TimeWatch

A GAME OF TIME TRAVEL ACTION AND INVESTIGATION BY KEVIN KULP 2017 Indie RPG Game of the Year Nominee, and Winner of the Best Support and Best Production Awards History isn’t written by the victors. It’s written by the people with the time machines. “Well, that doesn’t look right.” All around you are the abandoned ruins of medieval […]

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