City of Mist: Laney Dearborn

We’re back! I wasn’t really thinking that things might be worse or more stressful when I came back in April but… well here we are. Dr. James, the Mephling, and Little Grue are all healthy and well, but we’ve got some serious cabin fever being stuck at home all day, every day. And so (even though I’m still feeling a bit overwhelmed by life, the universe, and everything) I’m very happy to be returning to the escapism of creating gaming resources.

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City of Mist: David Marcus

So I’ve been reading a great book called Irish Tales of Mystery & Magic with the Little Mephling. It’s a really fun book that lets me explore the tales of my ancestors (Dia dhuit, gaeilgeoirí ar bith!) and its casual storytelling has given me a new appreciation for Fionn mac Cumhail. There’s nothing left to do with an appreciation like that than to create him in City of Mist!

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New Themebooks for City of Mist

I’m getting back on track with posts here after a rough week of food poisoning and recovery. These things happen when you mouth off about Great Cthulhu and other powers that be, but I can’t stay away for long. Today I’d like to delve into some exciting new content for City of Mist: new official themebooks!

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Fast, Furious, and Fairytales: Part 1

I’m back today (a little delayed, sorry) to flesh out my first case for the Disney Princesses in my City of Mist campaign. A full write-up for a case can get pretty long so we’re splitting it up into two parts. Today’s post is all about the main culprit behind this plot, and we’ll get to the locations and iceberg next time. I imagine it goes without saying but If You Might be Playing Through This Case, Stop Reading Now!

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Character Pitches for City of Mist 2

I’m back with more character sketches based on random articles from the Fairytale Wikiand the Mythology Wiki. It’s really helpful doing these, not really because I’m making characters that I’d like to use in a campaign but because it’s handy to stretch my imagination a little. I encourage you to do it, and to steal these characters if they interest you.

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Character Pitches for City of Mist

Today, I’ve got a few websites that I’ve taken to consulting for City of Mist inspiration. The Fairytale Wiki and Mythology Wiki aren’t perfect, but they do have one feature that makes them great for this purpose: the Random Page option. It’s at the top under “Explore” and it’s a great way to cast around for ideas for your City of Mist campaign. I hit that button two times for each wiki and here’s what I came up with.

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Throwback Thursday: Superheroes

March is a stressful month for me job-wise so I’ve decided to give myself a break on Thursdays and also give some prompts for you, the readers! Today I have a list of posts that I’ve written which are about superheroes in various ways. Check out this past posts for topics you might have missed, might have forgotten about, or that might want to give a second look!

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The Crew: Tea Party Investigators

I’m back with more for my City of Mist campaign skeleton! Having described Alexis, Anna, Heather, and Ophelia (as well as a villain for good measure) I’m here to take the next step and and make a Crew playbook for these gals. I really love social mechanics like this so let’s see how it goes!

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City of Mist: The Red Queen

I’m continuing my campaign-building for my hypothetical City of Mist campaign and this time I’m delving into the antagonistic side of things. I established early on that Alexis had an enemy in the criminal known as the Red Queen, but I am thinking that’s not the ultimate threat here. It’s actually interesting (and super-noir) to have a criminal that the protagonists might end up working with. So that’s what we ended up with!

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Ophelia Calame-Harris

Today we’re rounding out the band of City of Mist characters that I’ve outlined previously. So far there’s been Alexis Liddel, Anna Rose, and Heather Dunbroch, all of them inspired by various female characters from Disney films. Today is no exception since Ophelia is very much inspired by her Disney counterpart but, I think you’ll agree, with a pretty different take on things.

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