The Between: London Calling
The Between on Discord, Roll20
Price per player-session
About the adventure
The Between is a tabletop roleplaying game about a group of mysterious monster hunters in Victorian-era London. They are residents of a place called Hargrave House, and their job is to investigate and neutralize monstrous threats terrorizing the city—threats that Scotland Yard won’t or can’t handle themselves. As the story progresses, they become aware of the plans of a Moriarty-style criminal mastermind they will eventually have to face in order to save Queen and country. The Between is directly inspired by the gothic horror TV show Penny Dreadful, but also takes a lot of inspiration from British horror classics, graphic novels like From Hell and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, and pulp-era stories. Mechanically, it’s Powered by the Apocalypse but also uses the mystery system from Brindlewood Bay.
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: Low
- Roleplay: High
- Puzzles: Medium
- Experience Level: Open to all
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