Carcosa – Warning: For Adults Only! Contains explicit DriveThruRPG: Your One -Stop Shop for the Best in RPG PDF Files! The Largest RPG. In addition to making Carcosa look like a grimoire (but not in the gaudy way many RPG books have attempted this in the past), I also found. Ok, fuck it. Let’s do this thing. This is a review of Geoffrey McKinney’s Carcosa, a setting and heavily-modified OSR game published by LotFP.

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What you seem to be saying is that Carcosa is perfectly fine for any style of play, as long as you take the time to add things to support that play.

Osskorrei February 16, at 6: And that even the described encounters on that map are only the suggested highlights for each area? The Dreamlands could give people hints and hope, or at least a change of pace.

I have the original and am in no way tempted by improved presentation to “upgrade”.

If you want a print version, why not buy the book? Deinol February 16, at 2: I’ll let you know when it’s ready.

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Aplus February 16, at 2: Geoffrey McKinney February 16, at I don’t see that working as a “booklet” regardless; you’ll save money by just buying the printed book.


The rpf book is one of the most beautiful and usefully cross-referenced RPG books I own.

Below is my prep. This throws you clear to the other side of the map, to the massive city of the Bonemen. I think I’m going to buy this product on the strength of these descriptors alone. Do not submit posts looking for players, groups or games. All spells are in the form of rituals of some kind or another; these are divided into various types: Hrmm, you made me look back to see. You’re incorrectly assuming that your knowledge of some of McKinney’s inspirational sources tells you what playing in HIS setting will be like.

Carcosa’s a bleak, brutal place and I expect that bleakness and brutality will very quickly color the way people play characters within the setting.

Roger Burgess February 16, at 9: Just like in a Western. Do like the Psi rules and I’ll try to have substances that temporarily give it as well or allow players to roll a lot for development.

The above image is licensed under GPL 2. Desert Rat Ccarcosa 21, at I think it deserves a better score in the utility department. Would recommend a read. I didn’t even consider how it’d work for rich folks with their iPads, Kindles, Nooks, and such. They’re just choosing to play it in a way that we find really boring. Been a while since I thought about this carcosq the players noped out of Carcosa pretty quick so we didn’t get to see any of it in action:.


So how a character chooses to deal with the situation is still completely up to the player. I like the idea of Carcosa as an entity. I think real-play experience is invaluable to share, especially for the weirder stuff. This is why, even if the original file didn’t have improperly synchronized page numbers, it still would have been a bad idea: Roger Burgess February 16, at 3: Comments deemed abusive may be removed by moderators. Not your usual fantasy RPG setting, but I thought it was pretty fucking awesome!

Carcosa (RPG setting)

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On the whole, the production values of the book are extremely high.

So I’m wondering what part of that would seem like a Call of Cthulhu game cwrcosa your players? Roger Burgess February 17, at HDA February 17, at Again, I can see how it would appeal to a lot of players, and heck, I might even enjoy playing in it. Please browse through our FAQ before posting. The best, most straightforward psionics system ever. Ed Dove does make a good point in that in its current form it’s perfectly suited for reading on PCs.