Carcosa – Warning: For Adults Only! Contains explicit DriveThruRPG: Your One -Stop Shop for the Best in RPG PDF Files! The Largest RPG. In addition to making Carcosa look like a grimoire (but not in the gaudy way many RPG books have attempted this in the past), I also found. Ok, fuck it. Let’s do this thing. This is a review of Geoffrey McKinney’s Carcosa, a setting and heavily-modified OSR game published by LotFP.

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Apologies– I got called away and really shouldn’t have ended by comment on that note. Desert Rat February 21, at Each of these rituals are then applied to specific individual entities, and on some occasions require very specific material components with the specificity varying from needing a gem worth x rph pieces to needing some ingredient found only in one particular hex of the map.

Matt Celis 1 June at Carcoaa feel free to add to this book, or to delete or change anything within. Wonder who is buying this stuff. I find it interesting. That way, all the page pairs will still display as they do now. They’re still playing the game.

I find this pretty absurd and pointless; it certainly doesn’t help emulation. Kent February 18, at Not to mention, I know how to make carcisa, I’m very good at it, and regardless of the cost it’s usually cheaper when I do it anyways, the equipment I have is paid for it’s something I like to do.


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I agree with Ed. But talking to entities? Ed Dove February 19, at 2: Brunomac February 16, at 7: This throws you clear to the other side of the map, to the massive city of the Bonemen. They’re just choosing to play it in a way that we find really boring.

Every time a sorcerer casts a ritual other than banishing they must make a saving throw to avoid aging between years. A really well written review James, the only ‘quibble’ I have outside of personal tastes is that as Aplus states, I think there is a lot more utility there than your rating reflects even for people who don’t want to play Carcosa as a main campaign.

Been a while since I thought about this and the players noped out of Carcosa pretty quick so we didn’t get to see any of it in action:. Of these, ALL rituals except banishing require some kind of human sacrifice specific to each ritual. It sounds like a lot of adventures would come to town.

Carcosa (RPG setting)

So how a character chooses to deal with the situation is still completely up to the player. The new and improved defender of RPGs! But people like me who prefer the page-spread display can get that from a single-page format PDF by pulling down the “View” menu, going into the “Page Display” sub-menu, and selecting “Two Page View”. Roger Burgess February 17, at There’s nothing in here that indicates anything near a work of genius, but as a setting Carcosa is certainly far more coherent and usable than Isle.


Don’t forget tell us if a single-page format PDF is in fact possible.

Thompson cry like a little girl. In the original campaign, however, the players did use the murderous rituals without tpg on them: Do not expect any great detail about the city itself however, in fact it is hardly mentioned.

Ed Dove February 20, at 9: Aside from rgp, most other forms of magic are both too impractical and serve little purpose. The original release gained some notoriety for dubious content, although this was greatly exaggerated and an expurgated edition existed with the same page count as the original due to the minimal editing required to remove ‘offensive’ content.

The magic system for sorcerers is utterly non-vancian. That’s not to say that as a whole, it isn’t still a flawed and even troubling work.

Dirk February 17, at 8: James Maliszewski February 16, at That’s still completely up to whoever’s running the game.

I didn’t even consider how it’d work for rich folks cxrcosa their iPads, Kindles, Nooks, and such. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Ed Dove February 22, at 7: Desert Rat February 19, at 9: But the way I see it, you don’t need to use Carcosa as your primary setting.