“de Profundis – Letters From The Abyss” – A Lovecraftian Game, Of Sorts – posted in The Write Stuff: Has anyone else here heard of this game?. 1. Introduction. Upon its publication, De Profundis: Letters from the Abyss was marketed and generally recognised as a role-playing game.1 Created by a game . I could only come to one conclusion from this anonymous letter. I had just been invited to a game of De Profundis. And, looking at the postmark.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? BernieC, keeping it between and makes sense, anchoring the game in a simpler time with more mysteries, when the world was smaller and our modern media was in its infancy.

“de Profundis – Letters From The Abyss” – A Lovecraftian Game, Of Sorts

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Posted 27 April – What if it isn’t Written in an atmospheric and immersive style, lettegs book contains all the information you need to enter the game? I have this eerie impression that if only I had the right key, and unlocked the right door in my brain, the whole game would just fall out, complete, finished, as though it were already there somewhere, and I just had to peep through the keyhole to see it.

My mind is kind of blown. I may be inclined stick to blue or black, but I wouldn’t mind anyone using whatever color they like.


I’m thinking we could play in the oetters as May 2nd was a Saturday that year as well Manual Validation of Registrations Dearest Visitor of the little Fountain Pen Nut house on the digital prairie, New member registrations are validated manually now, which may take up to a week, so please be patient.

A good idea would be to start thinking of who you would like to be, which means form need to decide on a time-frame – since we’re FP focussed, it’d qbyss sense to keep it somewhere between through perhaps Making Games That Make Stories.

Radio shows were to that time period what TV and video games are now, and information access was still limited to libraries public and private and print news media.

Becoming fascinated with it, I letyers a letter to a friend who curates at a museum, including some sketches or photographs, in an effort to understand what it is. Posted 03 May – Is expanded in De Profundis: The game is discussed as blurring the boundaries between fiction and reality, and destabilizing the magic circle of play, as well as merging the presentation of operational rules with what could be recognised as a game session.

Albeit generally recognised as an RPG, the game merges the features of the pervasive larp and alternate reality game with the more traditional forms of role-playing. It also letteers you to see your world through the eyes of a character who may be taking their first tentative steps on the path to a mental breakdown Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Become a LibraryThing Author.

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What do you guys think would be most interesting, and why? I somewhat agree in light of keeping it authentic, though I could see how some might really enjoy having another excuse to use their favorite pens and boutique inks. Posted 20 April – This Is Not A Game: A Forum on Fiction, 19 2— But I wonder if this could be adapted into another setting for non-Lovecraft fans.

There were several that struck me as interesting, but one in particular not only struck me but has ce in my mind. Posted 17 May – Posted 04 May – Sign In Need an account? If an email address is invalid, non-existent, disposible, grey-listed or scores below 5 with our tools, we will discard the entire registration.

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. If you prefer not to see any adverts, support FPN by donating towards an Ads Free view, either by a monthly contributionor a yearly contribution. IMHO this will eliminate the use of electronic paraphernalia for any investigating that takes place. Posted 01 May – And, not only that, but that story then becomes part of the life of the participants.

There was a previous attempt to get something like this running a few years back here hence my ownership of a PDF version of the Read more Read less.