Category Archives: rpg
Character sheets, Background and Session Zero—Blood from Black Wattle
Full game background for Blood from Black Wattle is now available on the game page.
Blood from Black Wattle is a nineteen twenties Call of Cthulhu scenario set in a remote mountain mining village south of Sydney,.
The convention version of the module will run at Phenomenon, 30 Sep-3 Oct, Canberra, ACT.
Download Call of Cthulhu 7ed Autocalc Character Sheet Set
I am pleased to share a comprehensive autocalc character sheet set for Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition. It is is provided as a free resource for the Call of Cthulhu roleplaying community.
Features of the character sheet set include a clean, uncluttered design; autocalc functionality with default skill stats and automatic calculation of derived statistics; custom graphics capability; an image library; a link to the CoC7 Quick Start rules; a Clear All button; and minor tweaks. The pack contains four variant three-page sheets and a number of graphics galleries to allow further customisation. (You can also add your own images!)
The character sheets include:
- An autocalc character sheet (with custom image capability)
- A print-friendly character sheet with backgrounds removed (with custom image capability)
- A photocopy character sheet (with custom image capability)
- A completed sample sheet to allow you to see the set’s capabilities and conventions.
The graphic galleries include:
- Twenty two character portraits
- Three character silhouettes: androgynous, female, and male
- Fifteen general images.
Share and enjoy!
“Buckley’s and None”
Bloody cultists. They’re everywhere—in this case, Central Australia, 1926. And we had Buckley’s of stopping them in time.
“Buckley’s and none” is an Australian phrase indicating a very small or almost impossible chance. “You’ve got Buckley’s”. William Buckley was an escaped convict who lived more than thirty years in the bush with the Wathaurong people. Later, Buckley & Nunn was a nineteenth century department store in Melbourne.
This is my first large canvas in Photoshop. I’m kinda proud, and have learned lots along the way.
Photoshop and DAZ Studio. One modest PC. So many renders before compositing …
Download the PDF (6.25 Meg).
Download the JPG (4 Meg).
Aliens adventure with Xenomorph 2020
In 2012, Philippa and I wrote a convention module based on the William Gibson draft script for Alien3. The module was run at Phenomenon 2012.
In 2020 with physical gaming difficult if not impossible, Pheno has collected a series of past modules and is making them available to gamers.
Xenomorph, with module, character sheets, player briefings and handouts, is part of that collection. Are you ready for dropbear? Download and play!