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Offline Plynkes

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Re: Victorian RPG
« Reply #15 on: March 15, 2020, 08:34:44 PM »
Well, unfortunately mweaver messaged me earlier to tell me that it was going for 180 bucks on eBay currently. Looks like I bought it at the right time. I hope Snapcase has deep pockets.  :)


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Re: Victorian RPG
« Reply #16 on: March 15, 2020, 09:01:52 PM »
Well, unfortunately mweaver messaged me earlier to tell me that it was going for 180 bucks on eBay currently. Looks like I bought it at the right time. I hope Snapcase has deep pockets.  :)

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Re: Victorian RPG
« Reply #17 on: March 17, 2020, 07:41:37 AM »
Once again, thank you all for your suggestions. Loads of interesting things to look at there. Thanks Craig for making that all clear.

Plynkes, Doug is right (when is he ever wrong?), I did have a look for that RPG you suggested as it did sound interesting. 'Dark Continent' is available here: https://www.shopontheborderlands.co.uk/product/dark-continent-adventure-exploration-darkest-africa-boxed-roleplaying-game/ in near mint condition for the princely sum of £130! As I'm only a Lord and not a Prince I didn't buy it.

I did fancy a Vampire hunting RPG but I have to say that I am interested in any Victorian RPGs. I will probably go for 'Cthulhu by Gaslight' as it sounds rather good.


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Re: Victorian RPG
« Reply #18 on: March 17, 2020, 10:24:08 AM »
Dark Continent[/b], an RPG of exploring in Africa. Fairly sure it is out of print now, but you may be able to pick it up somewhere. Being the Colonial Adventures moderator, I felt it my duty to procure a copy, so I really ought to bring it up whenever I can, otherwise it feels like I wasted my money.

True diligence, that.

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Re: Victorian RPG
« Reply #19 on: March 17, 2020, 10:38:44 AM »


I did fancy a Vampire hunting RPG but I have to say that I am interested in any Victorian RPGs. I will probably go for 'Cthulhu by Gaslight' as it sounds rather good.

We have been discussing writing a player aid to accompany the Highgate Miniatures range of Gothic Horror figures. The idea is to flesh out all of the characters in the range and give to background to the various Vampire covens,  hunter groups and with maps of Victorian London etc. It sounds exactly what you need, unfortunately it will be some time before it sees the light of day (excuse the pun).
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Re: Victorian RPG
« Reply #20 on: March 17, 2020, 04:59:32 PM »
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We have been discussing writing a player aid to accompany the Highgate Miniatures range of Gothic Horror figures. The idea is to flesh out all of the characters in the range and give to background to the various Vampire covens,  hunter groups and with maps of Victorian London etc. It sounds exactly what you need, unfortunately it will be some time before it sees the light of day (excuse the pun).

That does sound ideal. I look forward to seeing what you come up with. I have quite a few of your miniatures already so this should be, as you say exactly what I'm looking for. Keep us posted with progress.   :)

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Re: Victorian RPG
« Reply #21 on: March 18, 2020, 10:22:34 PM »
Happy to help. Good luck with your game!

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Re: Victorian RPG
« Reply #22 on: March 18, 2020, 10:33:31 PM »
That does sound ideal. I look forward to seeing what you come up with. I have quite a few of your miniatures already so this should be, as you say exactly what I'm looking for. Keep us posted with progress.   :)

Progress will be slow but I'll be doing all the maps  :)

Offline mweaver

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Re: Victorian RPG
« Reply #23 on: March 19, 2020, 03:35:31 AM »
For anyone interested in a fairly detailed campaign based in London, here is a good resource:



https://londontopsoc.org/product/the-a-to-z-of-victorian/

1888 maps.

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