Carcosa Dreams

Games, Events, Madness

Year: 2022

Dead Air

I’ve just finished my working day and I am, blankly, staring at my keyboard wondering what I am supposed to be doing that I forgot about. Dead Air is done. As I said at the debrief, this was a game…

Missive from the Alps 6: Questions, Frequently Asked

A few questions that have come up across the various Covenant calls;  Where is the site?  The game is taking place at Ingestre Hall the postcode is ST18 0RF and the nearest Rail Station is Stafford. We will try as…

Missive from the Alps 5: Astrology

Number Five in an ongoing series of articles about the historical sources, underpinnings and concepts behind Dead Air From Avignon to Prague, the magi of the Greater Alps carefully observe the astrological relationships between the 12 signs of the zodiac,…

Missive from the Alps 4: Mundane Politics in 1347

Number Four in an ongoing series of articles about the historical sources, underpinnings and concepts behind Dead Air European politics in the 14th century can be quite confusing. Luckily, most Magi don’t really care about the petty squabbles of the…

Dead Air October Update – A Chance to Meet Virtually Ahead of the Event

Over October, we hope to hold a series of online video calls for each covenant, to give people an opportunity to meet one another and say hello, and put faces to names. Inevitably, some people won’t be able to make…

It’s Not Ours Any More

In case you have missed the slow disintegration of our sanity across today, we have hit our deadline and all briefings for Dead Air except for the one document I completely forgot about have now been emailed to players. I’ll…

Missive from the Alps 3: The War Against the Spider and the Riddle of Britain

A bit of ancient history this time; something from the very dawn of the Order that caused scars that reverberate to the current day. One of the key clauses of the Code which made it so appealing to the Roman-tradition…

DEAD AIR: September Update – Character Release Imminent

Our heads are down on the final stretch of primary writing. We have only a small handful of character briefs to complete, and then the consistency and cross-checking. To give ourselves a little bit of a margin for error, our…

Missive from the Alps 2: The Devil’s Tribunal

Number Two in an ongoing series of articles about the historical sources, underpinnings and concepts behind Dead Air Readers of the wiki will note frequent mention of “The Devil’s Tribunal”. Here’s some context around why this, the Grand Tribunal of…

Missives from the Alps 1: Joachim of Fiore

Number One in an ongoing series of articles about the historical sources, underpinnings and concepts behind Dead Air Avid readers of the Dead Air wiki may have noticed a few references to Joachim of Fiore in the timeline and who’s…