Carcosa Dreams

Games, Events, Madness

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Dead Air…

Dead Air was the title we chose for the forthcoming Ars Magica game for a variety of reasons, but it also has a second meaning; the uncomfortable crackly silence between the end of a record and the realisation by the…

A Minor Hiccup

Evening all. We have this evening discovered that a critical link in our communications chain has been AWOL for some time, leading to our contact@ address misbehaving most cruelly. The e-goblins have been subjected to a thorough re-education session behind…

Reasons To Be Cheerful – 1-2-3

Hi all! I’m sitting here looking out of the study window at a grey, dark day with endless rain falling out of a sky made of lead, and it doesn’t feel like there’s much to be cheerful about. Like many,…

Keeping Busy in Lockdown

We are 100 days into lockdown now, and it’s increasingly looking like the 2020 event season will be a complete wipeout. We still have some hopes that the planned October Forsaken and November T67 events will run on schedule, and…

Looks Like We’re All Going On An Alpine Holiday

Thanks to everyone who expressed an interest in (re)visiting the world of Ars Magica – based on the submissions, we have more than enough interest to proceed, so we are moving ahead with the project. With the rules around lockdown…

Never Again

Almost a decade and a half ago a group of fools called New World Order Games ran the last of a series of live Ars Magica games over a long, long weekend in the Peak District. The games – variously…

The Sisyphus 2020 – Casting

Casting information is now available for the 2020 run of Sisyphus. You can find the current state of casting here.

Alba

Into the Unknown

I have just finished re-reading (well, listening to, on my commute), Mythago Wood by Robert Holdstock. I first read it when I was very young, and perhaps not ready for it; it made a profound impression on me but I…

Those Who Came Before, The Old Ones and The Others

Many Albanni will tell tales of strange folk, outsiders and the odd beings who dwell in ths lands of Alba alongside them, but they fall, generally into three broad categories. Those Who Came Before Those Who Came Before seem mostly…