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Now I Suspect You of Weaselry: A Review of The Gaean Reach

The asterisk footnotes especially! In some ways, Epg Cerulean Duke is kind of a non-linear pointcrawl type of adventure structure: Never has the human race been less homogenous.

Subscribe Replies to my comments All comments. My experience with Gaeean has been generally pretty good: Recent Books Icelandic Edition. But maybe this is also down to the fact that, as I suspect, Gumshoe games are a little harder to improvise than traditional RPGs, because of the point-economy for a given adventure.

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Notify me of new comments via email. Um, I honestly have no idea! There are a couple of unusual yaean worth mentioning. The heart of The Gaean Reach lies in the Gumshoe system.


Black on white Vancian-flavoured text in a mixture of single and double columns, black line art and a red and black cover. The last major section of the book is an adventure scenario, The Cerulean Duke.

It has been your support, financial and otherwise, that has allowed this site gafan become what it is today. Players can spend two tokens to buy themselves a Fortunate Avoidancepreventing an instance of damage.

In any case, the next section of the book gives a quick rundown, with examples, of how the rules work in this iteration of the Gumshoe system. Players draw one card for each of three categories: Trade routes thread space like capillaries in living tissue; thousands of worlds have been colonized, each different from every other, each working its specific change upon those men who live there.

Now I Suspect You of Weaselry: A Review of The Gaean Reach

The Gaean Reach Average Reacu Inside, most of the text comes in two columns with a pleasant quantity of gaaen space, clearly delineated boxed notes, and a fair smattering of black-and-white line art. Each player then explains how the villainous Quandos Vorn wronged his character sufficiently to motivate the PC dedicating his whole life to revenge, much in the manner of Kirth Gersen in The Star King, and what obstacles have prevented his vengeance to date.

I can say that when I started reading the core rulebook, I thought that the slimness of the rulebook might suggest The Gaean Reach would be an appropriate entry point into Gumshoe for the uninitiated. More Information Edit History. That got the PCs gaesn to land with an escort, as long as they got their paperwork sorted out upon landing.

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Vorn had once cheated Tralfaz in a high-stakes gambling match, and had him beaten and left for dead when the underworld engineer called him on it. One of the suggestions made by a few of us was that we try a Gumshoe system, and we both, specifically, suggested The Gaean Reach.

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And the PCs had no such accreditation! One of them was a man in the usual jumpsuit, but wearing a blue cape over it that rippled and danced in the rpb breeze.

TimeWatchfor example, uses tokens to ease the troubles in travelling through time or offsetting hurt through timey-wimey shenanigans.

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You can also refresh spent points. Taglines provide Vancian dialogue, which gives the game a more articulate and effete feel akin to the books. Retrieved from ” https: In fact, he gave them the best quarters, kicking out the current occupants in the process.