The Between: Ghosts of El Paso
The Between: Ghosts of El Paso on Discord
Price per player-session
About the adventure
The Between: Ghosts of El Paso is a tabletop roleplaying game about a group of ghost hunters—the Vigilance Committee—in the township of El Paso, Texas in the late 19th century, after the War but before the ﬁrst railroad came through. The Vigilance Committee is dealing with the eﬀects of the Wounded Night, a seasonal phenomenon in El Paso that takes place in the fall every six years, during which time the veil between the Land of the Living and the Land of the Dead is thinned. The hunters learn about various ghostly threats around El Paso and conduct investigations in order to neutralize them. Over time, they become aware of the plans of a criminal mastermind who is pulling the strings behind the scenes. The hunters will eventually be forced to confront this mastermind in order to save their community. The Between: Ghosts of El Paso is inspired by Western ﬁlms and TV shows such as Deadwood, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, The Quick and the Dead, and Unforgiven. It also takes inspiration from Texas folklore and urban legends, as well as the music of Johnny Cash and other artists.
How to prepare
Mics are necessary as this isn't Play-By-Post. Webcams are welcome but not necessary. You will need a Discord account. I will provide rules for play and creation that we will go over in the Session 1.
What I provide
I will provide a Character Keeper, Maps, NPC Portraits, ambient soundtracks for mood setting, and more!
First of, ALL players will fill out a Consent Checklist. It is anonymous (except for things that need to be discussed) and will let me know the baseline for what is permitted in play. No one else but me will see this checklist and the information will be presented without judgement to make sure all players feel comfortable. If the lines and veils ever change then please let me know. + I use the X Card in play. At any point during play, if you feel uncomfortable and need to stop then please drop an X in the discord chat and we can pause, discuss and either continue or wrap-up. There will be no question of the use of this except for insight to what was made uncomfortable and if a discussion needs to occur. + I also run games with an open door policy. At any point if you feel the need please step away and just reach out when you can to let us know you are okay. The benefit of home games means that we can pause, rewind, or do whatever we need and the game isn't at risk, though the safety and comfort of all players trumps the game.
Safety tools used
- Lines and Veils
- Open Door
- Session 0
- Stars and Wishes
- X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work
Characters will be created at Session 0 which is folded into our Session 1. Carved From Brindlewood system has a roadmap for the first session that includes Safety, Character Creation and the intro to the game all in the first session.
Players can expect
- Combat/Tactics: Medium
- Roleplay: High
- Puzzles: Medium
- Experience Level: Open to all
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