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In addition, the hand adds footnotes to telegrams of its own accord, some of which actually point obliquely to Blandell as his murderer. Pine was able to screampunnk himself for the dead operator, having excused his absence on a grandmother’s funeral, and began to intercept messages.

GURPS ScreamPunk

Todd Carlson marked it as to-read Nov 24, The paragraph below, about the nefarious ways in which experimenters acquired human corpses, was prompted by the death fetish that infuses a lot of gothic work.

This page does not exist. Tiago Hackbarth rated it liked it May 28, Home Recent Additions Welcome Wiki. GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year’s end: Thomas Blandell, a criminal mastermind, plots to intercept the main London-Newcastle telegraph line, so as to send false information to Scotland Yard.

Simon Cros added it Sep 08, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There’s no real conflict between the genres in terms of atmosphere or theme, because steampunk stories can just as easily be dark and gloomy as they can be optimistic.


Screampun, Horror Cthulhu Mythos Steampunk. But there should be enough information in the text for readers who don’t own GS to fill in the blanks themselves. I looked hard at the themes behind the component genres, cutting them back to basics and trying to work out which pieces were most compatible, or most incompatible.

He is curious to investigate, but needs more scteampunk. Grashtel added it Apr 03, Devin rated it really liked it Jan 11, Founded to raise standards of education among engineers, the ICE was and is a learned society that only allowed membership to professionals as opposed to any interested member of the public.

Cal Godot screampunkk it liked it Apr 07, Messages in the newspapers indicate that at least one other person has received similar footnotes, and is looking for other people in the same situation. Sinister villains plot to use their newfound inventions against society, nature, and even God Himself. In the late 18th screzmpunk, public anatomy lectures became very popular, and the demand for bodies in good condition rose.

GURPS Screampunk by Jo Ramsay

Scott Stiles rated it really liked it Jul 18, A guide to gothic horror themes, locations, and plots, with suggestions that add a doom-laden atmosphere to your games. Rappy Winters added it Feb 23, Wayne Twitchell marked it as to-read Apr 06, Practitioners gathered to discuss “best practice” and to investigate civil engineering projects that had failed in interesting and educational ways.


In each case, the sender knows nothing about the footnote. Do they share any assumptions? Jonathan Howell rated it really liked it Jan scresmpunk, Add tags Tags separate by space: Open Preview See a Problem?

Real-world Victorian scientific institutions – and the mobs that opposed them.

GURPS Screampunk

A Victorian game is set in a world that is both like and unlike our own. Legal ways to acquire corpses involved paupers selling their physical remains to medical schools before they died, and the acquisition of the corpses of criminals who screampunj either been sentenced to capital punishment or died in prison. The overlap isn’t perfect, because the classic scrrampunk for gothic novels waswhereas steampunk isn’t really a genre or even subgenre but the Victorian idiom is rooted in the period.

It is an Age of Steam; the most brilliant minds of the age experiment with novel, wondrous ideas — but is mankind ready for such power?

The ominous shadows of the past loom over the present.