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Grimdark Fantasy RPGs as Comic Horror

By on September 7, 2022 in Convention Panel with 0 Comments

Any system can be played dark, but some have brutality, hopelessness, and dystopia baked into their core. What are the challenges and pitfalls of running a grimdark campaign? What systems and mechanics work to reinforce those themes? Our experts discuss systems, rules, tips and methods for keeping the brutal, nihilistic darkness fun at the tabletop, and the relationship between grimdark gaming and the larger philosophy and concerns of weird fiction.

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Mike Mason

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Kenneth Hite

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Badger McInnes

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Luke Stratton

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