Carcosa Dreams

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Dead Air

Casting (spells) (webs) (our net) our Players

This weekend has been the Great Casting as we try to match your questionnaire submissions to our character matrix. After a mammoth session today we are 95% there, and just have a little bit of tetris to do for the…

All is Still in the Dead Air

We are approaching a landmark point in the process of building our November Dead Air event – casting. This is the intricate process of mapping the characters we are writing to the expressed preferences and requirements that players submitted on…

Dead Air

Carcosa Dreams, in association with the Greater Alps Knitting Circle, presents DEAD AIR a freeform live-action game set in the world of Ars Magica, for 65 players. The Alps. There’s a reason they divide us all. The higher you go,…

Dead Air – Dreaming of the duopoly of camel

Dead Air, our return to the world of Ars Magica, has indeed lived up to its name as we have remained radio silent over the past months as the pandemic has stretched on, and on, and on… Progress on Dead…

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…

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…

Apropos of Nothing

“Oh Ali, I will never again wish to go to the moon!”

“Never say never again, Faqib. You will always be made a liar by such absolutes. The wisest know that minds only grow when they change.”

– Faqib and Ali Go to the Moon