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Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« on: February 07, 2008, 10:51:34 AM »
You have ten words to add to a harrowing tale of blasphemous, noisome, rugose terror, such as Ol' H.P. would produce...

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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2008, 12:28:00 PM »
phonecall.  It was one Miss Adeline Bordeaux, heir to the
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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2008, 12:46:09 PM »
Deschaiux Estates and Wineries. Mademoiselle Bordeaux was afraid. She claimed
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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2008, 02:36:08 PM »
that her beloved fiancee, Dr. Joseph Bordeaux, had disappeared while
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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2008, 02:59:32 PM »
shopping for antiques among the rustic hamlets of the French
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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2008, 03:28:26 PM »
Countryside. The police questioned the manservant who accompanied Bordeuax but
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3. Finally achieving a TPK using only traps
4. Finally working out how to make it so that d**n wizard doesn't steal the spotlight all the d**n time.

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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2008, 03:47:24 PM »
all he did was to mutter incomprehensible gibberish and nonesense.
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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2008, 08:49:55 PM »
I caught the next train for the vineyards.  Oddly, on
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« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2008, 02:47:13 AM »
the station I was greeted by a peculiar man, he
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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2008, 10:37:55 AM »
stared familiarly at me, his jaundiced complexion and yellowed eyes
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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #10 on: February 08, 2008, 08:01:27 PM »
betraying his magnanimous nature. I recognized him then! It was
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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #11 on: February 09, 2008, 09:24:43 AM »
Doctor Magnus MacRouth, an ancient history professor I had met
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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #12 on: February 09, 2008, 03:52:40 PM »
whilst going to Cambridge four years ago. He was known
P(A|B) = P(B|A)*P(A)/P(B)

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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2008, 04:45:05 AM »
to be slightly unhinged, but otherwise quite alright. So I
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« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2008, 04:49:43 AM »
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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #16 on: February 13, 2008, 10:59:21 AM »
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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #17 on: February 13, 2008, 01:54:34 PM »
pocket.  "You!" he gasped, "I knew you!"  He fumbled with
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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #18 on: February 13, 2008, 02:30:06 PM »
with an item, then withdrew it from his pocket. It
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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #19 on: February 13, 2008, 03:54:57 PM »
was an old, worn piece of parchment. He looked at
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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #20 on: February 13, 2008, 04:00:10 PM »
me then and said, "I cannot myself believe what I--
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1. Finally killing an incredibly powerful, lucky, annoying player's character.
2. Finally achieving a TPK (Total Party Kill)
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4. Finally working out how to make it so that d**n wizard doesn't steal the spotlight all the d**n time.

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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #21 on: February 13, 2008, 04:20:47 PM »
... have done, what I have read in this blasphemous tome.
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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #22 on: February 13, 2008, 04:33:35 PM »
And it's all related to Honore Deschaiux' disappearence I'm afraid.
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1. Finally killing an incredibly powerful, lucky, annoying player's character.
2. Finally achieving a TPK (Total Party Kill)
3. Finally achieving a TPK using only traps
4. Finally working out how to make it so that d**n wizard doesn't steal the spotlight all the d**n time.

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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #23 on: February 25, 2008, 04:11:18 AM »
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Re: Lovecraftian Ten-Word Game
« Reply #24 on: March 22, 2008, 02:46:52 PM »
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