This serial campaign is set on Earth in the 1950s, an alternate timeline where psionics exist and most psionics for various reasons turn to a life of crime. Characters are drawn into a newly established criminal syndicate to use their wits, cunning, powers and brute force in the transformational years where old world orders are crumbling with money and power to be had in plenty for those who can take it. Note: This game has the potential to turn historic and religious events upside-down. Players who have difficulty separating their personal cultural or religious beliefs from those of their characters may find elements of this game disturbing and may wish to look elsewhere.More ...
After generations of peace and relative quiet, last summer your Warren suffered a terrible crisis, in the form of Cottontail's arrival. But despite some sad losses, the Warren survives: You managed to drive off or trap the rabbits from the other warren; Wintergreen's leadership was amply demonstrated; and you've all learned a remarkable new skill. Now, as long as you don't run into that fox again, and She doesn't notice you at the wrong time, you can return to the peaceful lives you're used to.
This game is a sequel to the one run at ACUS 2016. Returning players can keep their same characters, or create new ones as they prefer; in the latter case their previous rabbits will have died—why?
The Warren is a game by Marshall Miller that's about intelligent rabbits trying to make the best of it in a word filled with predators, hazards, and, worst of all, other rabbits. It is a game about survival and community. It is Apocalypse World crossed with Bunnies and Burrows.
Amber: eternal; the city without an end. After the adventures of Corwin and Merlin, it is no longer believed to be the center of the universe. Instead it is one pole of reality. War and rivalries have reshaped the universe. Kings Random and Merlin sit on the thrones of Amber and Chaos. Random will call upon all the resources at his disposal to preserve and reassert Amber's primacy. Those resources include you, his nieces and nephews, the latest generation of Amber's growing royal family. Together you'll face a threat unlike many Amber has faced before. And if at all possible, don't let King Merlin know anything is going on. He'd only make it weirder.
Scratch that. It can't get any weirder. It may be time to tell Merlin.
NOTE: Though technically an 'ongoing series' this is highly episodic and new players will NOT be at a disadvantage.
A rare long hallway in the Great Stairway, the Line has dozens of Doors with no stairs between. Join Faris's Shields, sworn to defend the varied inhabitants of the worlds of the Line from threats internal and external. Heroic swashbuckling pulp adventure in the backwaters of the Lords of Gossamer and Shadow universe.
A neighboring world, long been a good trading partner with the Line, appears to be preparing for war...
[This is the same description as the 2015 game, but that session never got to the main plot for the game, so I'm reusing the main plot with a new intro.]
Inside Amber Castle, behind great walls, lurk many internal chasms. Hidden enemies wait to challenge the existence of the one true kingdom. All seems well – for now - though unknown perils threaten everyone.
Yet, amid the Chaos in the fog of peace, lurks opportunity for the wise, the ruthless and the daring.
It is time for the pebbles to determine the avalanche. The very beat of one royal butterfly's drumsticks can impact the fate of thousands of distant universes.
This Lammas Eve’s Night, King Oberon and Queen Paulette are celebrating the 25th birthday of their children, Prince Random and Princess Mirelle. You are invited as a member of the House of Oberon to partake and share in the glad tidings.
It is said we, of the Blood of the Unicorn, are all connected. There is a ripple effect. The actions of the one of us can affect the future for us all. Even the seemingly insignificant gesture, careless action, or deliberate insult can make a huge difference. More ...
The Queen gave them a quest the cousins have agreed they don't want, only one is truly beholden, there are still Uncles to question, but they darn hard to find, and since the gaze into the mirrors no one has slept well. The dreams leave them tossing and turning, waking with a sense of dread but nothing but foggy nebulus visions.
The days at the manor house, with the predictable, unevadable dinner bell schedule and Wilhelmina's everywhere at once presense, seem like a very long time ago.
You have awoken from the nightmare to find the multiverse...changed, much is missing including most of your family...in fact it appears only the Princesses have survived...the only Prince of Amber left appears to be Martin.
Now those that remain - you - must try and maintain what remains...and what remains appears to be disintegrating rapidly, whirlpools and tornadoes and sinkholes are swallowing shadow and the passage between the islands of reality and power that remain become increasingly difficult to traverse...Dara headed out into deep shadow, Fiona discovered a strange spaceship in her home shadow with clones of Amber's royal family in stasis, Dierdre and Llewella investigate the scene at the Primal Pattern...and what of Flora, Mirelle and Sand? Do other Princesses survive?More ...
Master Sivavakkiyar's Words
He is not Hari, He is not the Lord Siva.
He is the Ultimate Cause,
In the Beyond of the Beyond,
Transcending Blackness, Redness, and Whiteness,
Try to understand:
He is not big, He is not small.
He is Infinite Distance,
Corwin drew a new Pattern on the way to Chaos. He planted Ygg's branch there. This is the story of what happened next - heavily influenced by Jacqueline Carey's Kushiel Cycle, flavored with Dumas and Brust.
A game and dinner excursion for existing characters in the Court Dances universe.