Plenty of spaces in my events at Games Expo UK this year so if you enjoy role-playing games or have never tried them do come along. I will also be helping out at the Pelgrane Press stall. You can learn more about the huge event that is GAMES EXPO 2023 here.
Underneath are the games I’m running you can prebook spaces in if you so desire!
10am to 2pm Starship Down!
Far beyond the borders of the Imperium the crew of the spaceship Rose Lady find themselves out of control and hurtling towards an unexplored planet. Can they escape and return home when all seems lost? Science fiction adventure in the far future, no knowledge needed, beginners welcome!
3pm to 7pm The Strange Affair of Georgina Blenkinsop.
System: Regency Cthulhu
1827; the Season is at its height and the six Blenkinsop daughters have left their remote Norfolk rectory to take the waters in fashionable Cheltenham Spa. With Papa in India, and mama indisposed it has all become Utterly Horrid. Sister Georgina has to begun to act very oddly, and the Blenkinsop girls must use all their gentle good breeding and find a way to avert a terrible scandal. Designed to be played straight faced, this is a (very) black comedy of manners inspired by Jane Austen and the Brontes.
8pm to Midnight Darkness on the Edge of Town
System: Fear Itself (Gumshoe)
So it’s a job: you serve the customers, fill up their cars and watch as they buy wilted flowers, cartons of milk or chocolate for the munchies. Long summer nights here outside town; at least your friends come over and keep you company. It can be a dark.and lonely shift – and who know what weirdoes lurk in the darkness beyond the forecourt lights?
10pm to 2pm Alfred C Dane’s Weird World’s
System: Call of Cthulhu
Play the cast and crew of a 1980s documentary series as they investigate mysteries and try to deal with their eccentric presenter, weird witnesses and strange events – and then it all suddenly gets a bit real. A fast paced investigative game suitable for total beginners or experienced Cthulhu players.
8pm to Midnight; Operation Dungeonmaster
System: Fall of Delta Green
After the withdrawal from Vietnam the US Government pulled the plug on the Top Secret operation known as Delta Green: but for the vets who’d seen so much, well there was no going back. They fight on, saving humanity.
Now a student has gone missing at a sleepy Midwestern University after getting involved with a weird cult who hold rituals in the basement tunnels. And this time it’s personal…Gygax meets the A Team in this action thriller game!
9am to 1pm: Hearts in Heortland
System: Runequest Glorantha
The break up of the Holy Country has led to interesting times in Heortland as many factions vie for power. Some win, some die, but you have simply found yourselves bandits, exiles living outside the law. And now your leader the Lady Æthelflæd has fallen in love with one of the knights sent to capture you…
Play a group of unlikely allies in a high magic setting. 🙂 While set in Greg Stafford’s Glorantha this is part of the world not much explored and no knowledge of the game or setting is required to play. A willingness to play in the spirit of Robin Hood is all that is required!
1.30pm to 5.30pm: The Golden Lily Affair
System: Swords of the Serpentine
When the city you live in slowly sinks in to a swamp rebuilding is constant; yet occasionally some buildings crumble and collapse, and only then are built upon. The once beautiful Pascaviici mansion is one such: the Noble family having fallen upon hard times.
When an enterprising agent rents out the Rose Window Tower however a group of young people move in, because it is all they can afford. Soon they find themselves in a mysterious mix of romance, sorcery and forgotten secrets. Can they rescue Lily Pascaviici and understand the doom that befell her family before it is too late?