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Role-Play Game Variety Event Track at Council of Five Nations XXXIII (2010)

RPG Variety Event Track


Last Update:  Wednesday, Sept 8, 2010


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Dungeons & Dragons is the beloved granddaddy of a whole gaming genre, but there are hundreds of other great RPGs out there. We’re happy to have a wide offering of non-D&D RPGs all weekend long.




Friday Night  7:00-11:00+ PM  (Slot B)

Role-Play Games


Night Scourge * Alpha Omega by Mindstorm Labs
B-RPG-1 * $ 2
Game Master: John McGreevy * 6 Players * E10
Your team has been engaged to search out and eliminate the killer known as Night Scourge. However, along the way complications develop, which means your rates go up. Beginners encouraged.


Dead on Arrival * Call of Cthulhu
B-RPG-3 * $ 2
Game Master: Devin Fortman * 6 Players * Teen14
A station wagon full of campers is limping into the small town of Farville, in dire need of repair. Unfortunately, the town's mechanic (and everyone else in Farville) is more interested in eating the campers' brains than in fixing their engine. A 'Blood Brothers' adventure in the vein of the Romero 'Living Dead' films. Send... more... investigators! Beginners encouraged.
Link: Chaosium, CoC publisher
Link: CoC quickstart rules



Masque of the Red Death * Deadlands : Reloaded
B-RPG-4 * $ 2
Game Master: Raymond Dumas * 8 Players * Teen14
Your invitation for the masked ball celebrating the 40th anniversary of Edgar Allen Poe's death says that the party at "Prospero Hall" starts this evening at sunset.
While the locals were friendly enough when you got off the stage, they have been surprisingly tight lipped about "Prince Prospero" and his mansion on the hill.
What mysteries will be revealed to the party during the celebration?
While I welcome players that bring their own characters, pre-generated characters will be available. Players should bring Dice and a deck of regular playing cards. Copies of Deadlands:Reloaded and Savage Worlds would also be handy, but not necessary for the event. Beginners encouraged.
Link: Deadlands Web Site



Master of the Fallen Fortress * Pathfinder Society
B-RPG-5 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
The ruined siege castles outside Absalom have long beckoned adventurers looking to make a name for themselves. Now an earthquake has cracked open one of these fabled ruins, and its lost mysteries and fantastic treasures lie exposed for the first time in centuries. But the tower's empty halls once more echo with living footfalls, and a new master has claimed the Fallen Fortress as his own. Can the PCs find a way to get inside its shattered walls? What ancient dangers and fresh threats will they encounter inside its crumbling chambers? And will the PCs be able to defeat the current Master of the Fallen Fortress?
Pathfinder Intro-Master of the Fallen Fortress is a dungeon-based adventure for 1st-level chararacters, written for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and compatible with the 3.5 edition of the world's oldest RPG. It also serves as an introduction to Pathfinder Society Organized Play (Paizo's constantly evolving, world-wide megacampaign). The adventure involves exploring an ancient, ruined tower and rescuing the captured Pathfinder held within.
This is an introductory adventure, and is especially suggested for those new to the Pathfinder system. Beginners strongly encouraged.
Link: Pathfinder Society Site
Link: Pathfinder RPG Site



Cargo * Witch Hunter: Dark Providence
B-RPG-6 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
Off the coast of La Florida, the waters have always seemed warm and inviting. Recently, however, you have learned not to trust the gentle waves, for comfort often comes immediately before betrayal. Someone thirsts for revenge, so there is little time for rest. Dark Providence 2-04 - Cargo, by Matthew Domville.
Link: Witch Hunter: Dark Providence Web Site
Link: Paradigm Concepts (Producers)



Everyone dies at Stalingrad * Savage Worlds - Weird War II
B-RPG-7 * $ 2
Game Master: Ben Ossenfort * 7 Players * Mature18
Once you cross the Volga your chances of getting a rifle improve greatly- and remember to be a good comrade and listen to your Commissar... Some knowledge of this rules system preferred.
Link: Pinnacle Entertainment Web Site



Saturday Morning  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM  (Slot C)


Trail of Fears-A Wildside Adventure * Wildside Gaming
C-RPG-1 * $ 2
Game Master: Dan Gaulzetti * 6 Players * Kids * Child
Exhausted and hungry your captors call for a halt before an advancing storm... A bolt hits a nearby tree... you find yourself separated from your captors deep inside enemy territory. Can you make it home?
An adventure for 3-6 players. No experience needed. Characters created during the event. Beginners encouraged.
Link: Wildside Gaming System Web Site



The Puzzle of the Beryl Coronet * Elementary Watson RPG
C-RPG-2 * $ 2
Game Master: Gerry Seypura * 8 Players * E10
LONDON 1896 - A British artifact, valuable and historic, has been stolen. The great detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his distinguished team, have been given the task of recovering it. Are you up to the challenge of portraying them in a new adventure? Come to Council of Five Nations this Columbus Day Weekend and find out.



Dusk * Buffy the Vampire Slayer RPG (Eden Studios)
C-RPG-3 * $ 2
Game Master: Rob Kirker * 6 Players * E10
While Slayers across the world are busy slaying vampires, teenage girls everywhere are wishing they could be dating the bloodsucking fiends! The popular new book and movie series Dusk chronicles the forbidden love between an awkward school-aged girl and her gorgeous, wholesome vampire boyfriend. The stars of the movie have become instant celebrities, but dark rumors have begun circulating in the supernatural underground that the actor Bobby Patterson is actually a vampire! And now the cast of Dusk is coming to St. Louis where a Slayer and her group of veteran demon hunters must face the greatest horror of all: infiltrating a fan convention! Will they brave the screaming teenaged fans, obsessed cosplayers and fanfic writers, or will they allow a vampire to continue corrupting innocent young minds? Beginners encouraged.
Link: Buffy the Vampire Slayer RPG Homepage
Link: Eden Studios Inc. Homepage (Albany!)


Rook * Fellowship of the White Star
C-RPG-5 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
Lord Reginald St. Charles always has enjoyable parties, but this isn 't just your standard
dinner party. An event designed to introduce players and new characters to the
Fellowship of the White Star campaign of Earth, March 23, 1907.
The pre-gen characters that are provided at the end of the module fit the module the
best. If they are not used, players will need to supply their own role-play reason for
being invited and it may only be played with starting characters who have 0 xp. FWS 301. Beginners encouraged.
Link: Fellowship of the White Star Site



Carrion Hill * Pathfinder - Cthulhu
C-RPG-6 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
Pathfinder/Cthulu Classic-The strange city of Carrion Hill has long loomed over the surrounding swamps in eastern Ustalav, yet its rulers have shifted many times through the centuries. Often enough that only a few sinister scholars and curious minds know the true nature of the hill 's original inhabitants vile and depraved cultists of the Old Gods. Yet this morning, a dreadful recrudescence rises from the depths of buried nightmare in the vaults below Carrion Hill. A monster stalks the twisted alleys of the city, spreading panic before it and leaving destruction in its wake. Can the Carrion Hill Horror be stopped?
Carrion Hill is an adventure for 5th-level characters, written for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and compatible with the 3.5 edition of the world 's oldest RPG. The adventure features a mix of urban and dungeon sites, and draws its inspiration from the popular writings of H.P. Lovecraft. Characters PROVIDED.
Link: Pathfinder Society Site
Link: Pathfinder RPG Site



Saturday Afternoon  2:00 PM - 6:00 PM  (Slot D)


Summer Camp of the Living Dead * All Flesh Must Be Eaten
D-RPG-1 * $ 2
Game Master: Crystal Brown * 6 Players * Kids * E10
It's the end of the summer year and you and your friends at Camp Mahicanituck are enjoying one last roasted marshmallow and cheesy camp song before school begins. That is when it happens, that is when Ralph, your Camp Counselor tries to eat you. Now it is just you and your friends, banded together against the forces of the living dead... trying to get home.
Link: Official All Flesh Must Be Eaten game Web Site



Grandmother's Fire * Pathfinder
D-RPG-2 * $ 2
Game Master: Ben McFarland * 7 Players * E10
No fires burn throughout the Old Margreve and fey trickery is afoot! Will you journey deep into the Heart of the woods to lift the terrible curse before the cold bite of winter kills countless innocents?
Grandmother 's Fire is a wilderness fantasy adventure suitable for four PCs of 8th to 9th level. Pregenerated characters will be provided. Please bring dice, pencils & paper. Beginners encouraged.
Link: Pathfinder RPG Site


Hobgoblin Rampage * W.E.G.S. by Gamewick Games
D-RPG-4 * $ 2
Game Master: John McGreevy * 8 Players * E10
Baron Tammany Hall has hired your group to handle the Hobgoblin infestation. He wanted an elite team... But he got you. Characters will be developed at the table. This takes about 5 minutes. Beginners encouraged.


Deliriums Triangle * Pathfinder Society
D-RPG-7 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
The Pathfinder Society owes Grandmaster Torch a favor and he's calling it in. It seems he misplaced Nuar Spiritskin, the famous minotaur prince of Absalom, and Torch needs you to find the prince before the city discovers that the minotaur is missing. He sends you deep beneath Absalom into a maddening maze of malign shapes, hideous creatures, and secrets that haven't seen the light of day for more than a thousand years.
This product is a Pathfinder Society Scenario designed for 1st to 5th level characters (Tiers: 1-2 and 4-5). This scenario is designed for play in Pathfinder Society Organized Play, but can easily be adapted for use with any world. This scenario is compliant with the Open Game License (OGL) and is suitable for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Pathfinder Society Scenario #45, written by Crystal Frasier.
Link: Pathfinder Society Site
Link: Pathfinder RPG Site



Ties That Bind * DARK AEONS: Atlantean Chronicles
D-RPG-8 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
Two years ago, an accord was reached between the Curwen family of House Draconis and the Dardanus family of House Thalus. To put the bad blood behind everyone, and mend some of the deep rifts in Arkham. Cirilius is bethrothed to Erika, but he has been seen keeping the company of another woman. Will the ties bind?
Dark Aeons is a game system by Stardust Productions. Think "World of Darkness (White Wolf) meets Call of Cthulhu" . Pre-gen characters will be provided.

Link: Stardust Publications



Saturday Evening  7:00 PM - 11:00+ PM  (Slot E)


Incident On a Dark Country Road * Call of Cthulhu, 6th Ed.
E-RPG-2 * $ 2
Game Master: John Whitehead * 6 Players * Teen14
A team of US Marshals are escorting a Asst. US Attorney and a recently brought-in deep cover DEA agent to a court date in NYC. The route is secret and all on back roads. A lot can happen on the back roads. Not all of it good. Not all of it...natural.
The rules: Call of Cthulhu. The setting: ? Classic CoC? Delta Green? Blood Brothers? The only way to find out is come along for the ride. Please bring dice, pencils & paper. Beginners encouraged.
Link: Chaosium, CoC publisher
Link: CoC quickstart rules



The Darkest Vengeance * Pathfinder Society
E-RPG-3 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
When a newly opened Ustalav Pathfinder Lodge goes silent, it's up to you to investigate and report back to the Society as to the source of the disappearance. The mystery deepens when you arrive and find the house silent but infiltrated by an old threat now in control of one of Ustalav's most powerful artifacts.
This product is a Pathfinder Society Scenario designed for 1st to 5th level characters (Tiers: 1 2 and 4 5). This scenario is designed for play in Pathfinder Society Organized Play, but can easily be adapted for use with any world. This scenario is compliant with the Open Game License (OGL) and is suitable for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Pathfinder Society Scenario #47, written by Tim Hitchcock and Mark Moreland.
Link: Pathfinder Society Site
Link: Pathfinder RPG Site



The Infernal Vault * Pathfinder Society
E-RPG-4 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
A decade ago, the Decklands family, a house of Chelish nobles, were exiled from Absalom for treason. Their fate made for an interesting story and when a Pathfinder agent in Cheliax studying the family's long history and exile from the City at the Center of the World ends up murdered, the Society sends you to the recently discovered Deckland Vaults in Absalom to see what connection their old home might have to your murdered colleague.
This product is a Pathfinder Society Scenario designed for 1st to 7th level characters (Tiers: 1 2, 3 4, and 6 7). This scenario is designed for play in Pathfinder Society Organized Play, but can easily be adapted for use with any world. This scenario is compliant with the Open Game License (OGL) and is suitable for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Pathfinder Society Scenario #55, written by Thurston Hillman. Beginners encouraged.
Link: Pathfinder Society Site
Link: Pathfinder RPG Site


Everyone dies at Stalingrad, Part 2 * Savage Worlds - Weird War II
E-RPG-6 * $ 2
Game Master: Ben Ossenfort * 7 Players * Mature18
Now that you all have rifles and vodka you can summon your courage and fight the Germans- because they would never dabble in the occult and conduct horrible experiments on their fellow man just to gain a military advantage... Some knowledge of this rules system preferred.
Link: Pinnacle Entertainment Web Site




Sunday Morning  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM  (Slot F)

Dragons at Dawn RPG
F-RPG-1 * $ 2
Game Master: Dan Boggs * 11 Players * E10
Dragons at Dawn is a retro tribute to the earliest days of Role Play Gaming where the rules are loose and the ideas fresh. We will be taking on a classic adventure for gold and glory. New players welcome, characters will be rolled at the table. Please bring dice and a pencil. This is your chance to play with the game 's Designer! Beginners encouraged.
Link: Game Reviews on Lulu



Master of the Fallen Fortress * Pathfinder Society
F-RPG-2 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
The ruined siege castles outside Absalom have long beckoned adventurers looking to make a name for themselves. Now an earthquake has cracked open one of these fabled ruins, and its lost mysteries and fantastic treasures lie exposed for the first time in centuries. But the tower's empty halls once more echo with living footfalls, and a new master has claimed the Fallen Fortress as his own. Can the PCs find a way to get inside its shattered walls? What ancient dangers and fresh threats will they encounter inside its crumbling chambers? And will the PCs be able to defeat the current Master of the Fallen Fortress?
Pathfinder Intro-Master of the Fallen Fortress is a dungeon-based adventure for 1st-level chararacters, written for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and compatible with the 3.5 edition of the world's oldest RPG. It also serves as an introduction to Pathfinder Society Organized Play (Paizo's constantly evolving, world-wide megacampaign). The adventure involves exploring an ancient, ruined tower and rescuing the captured Pathfinder held within.
This is an introductory adventure, and is especially suggested for those new to the Pathfinder system. Beginners strongly encouraged.
Link: Pathfinder Society Site
Link: Pathfinder RPG Site



Pain in the Heart * Fellowship of the White Star
F-RPG-3 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
It has been a troubling time for the Midwest, with a rampant blight that claimed much of last year 's harvest and a current drought which grows more severe every day. Now, word comes of a strange illness sweeping thru one small Iowa town. Could this be the final nail in the coffin of America's Bread Basket? The Fellowship wants you to discover what's stalking field and farmer alike and avert a worldwide famine at the same time.
This is an FWS event for low level heroes set on May 23, 1907. Part 1 of the Where it Hurts Trilogy, Written by Jonah Bowen. Beginners encouraged.
Link: Fellowship of the White Star Site



Sunday Afternoon  3:00 PM - 7:00 PM  (Slot G)


Leverage RPG: The Quickstart Job * Leverage: The Roleplaying Game
G-RPG-1 * $ 2
Game Master: Rob Rodger * 6 Players * E10
Dennis Holland is not a good guy. He's responsible for bank failures, collapsed mortgages, and dozens of innocent people being forced from their homes. He collects seventies memorabilia. He's a bad man. And he's hosting a party.
Nathan Ford and his Crew are on the job, but it has to be done fast, and there's not much time. Presented as a training exercise for newcomers and experienced gamers alike, The Quickstart Job lets you and your friends play Nate, Elliot, Parker, Hardison, and Sophie as they take down Holland and his corrupt schemes. Try out this brand new game based on the TNT series. Beginners encouraged.



Red Tide * Witch Hunter: Dark Providence
G-RPG-2 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
An ordinary voyage takes a grim and unexpected turn, leaving a small group of Witch Hunters to face a mysterious, unseen enemy with only their wits, faith, and courage. Lives hang in the balance ∧ perhaps more than mere lives. Dark Providence 2-0, written by Brian Schoner. Beginners encouraged.
Link: Witch Hunter: Dark Providence Web Site
Link: Paradigm Concepts (Producers)



Assault on the Kingdom of the Impossible * Pathfinder Society
G-RPG-3 * $ 2
Game Master: The Gathering * 6 Players * Teen14
The Pathfinder Society sends you to the fabled Kingdom of the Impossible, the island of Jalmeray, to stop an Aspis Consortium black market relics dealer who is organizing the local bandits and violently robbing Jalmeray and Pathfinder Society caravans laden with relics, artifacts, and magical mysteries. When a venture-captain is murdered by the Aspis Consortium agent, it's up to the PCs to find him and do whatever it takes to stop him.
This product is a Pathfinder Society Scenario designed for 1st to 5th level characters (Tiers: 1-2 and 4-5). This scenario is designed for play in Pathfinder Society Organized Play, but can easily be adapted for use with any world. This scenario is compliant with the Open Game License (OGL) and is suitable for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Pathfinder Society Scenario #33, written by Craig Shackleton.
Link: Pathfinder Society Site
Link: Pathfinder RPG Site




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