Fearlight Games is looking to be efficient with their Kickstarters. They have one going for both a new set of cases for their Baker Street RPG. It’s also got a new set of adventures for Hood: Swashbuckling Adventures in Sherwood. So whether you want to hit the mean streets of London in a trenchcoat and deerstalker hat, or head through the forests in green tights, they’ve got you covered.
Ah! Ho! Ha-ha! Guard! Turn! Parry! Dodge! Spin! Ha! Thrust!
If you’d like to RP in the lands of Sherwood forest, palling around with Robin Hood, there’s an RPG just for you up on Kickstarter right now. Hood: Swashbuckling Adventures in Sherwood puts you in with the Merry men against Prince John. Green tights sold separately.
Seems that Sherlock Holmes and Jack the Ripper are hot items in gaming right now. We’ve had a couple stories on them lately. This time around it’s Fearlight Games that’s releasing a pair of new books for their Baker Street RPG. One involves old Jack, while the other brings in Sherlock’s older, smarter brother.
Sherlock Holmes is the world’s greatest detective (except for maybe Batman). The British investigator and his powers of deduction are legendary. In the Baker Street RPG, you can go along with the great detective on his missions. Well Fearlight Games is running a Kickstarter for Missions from Mycroft, a second Casebook of mysteries.
Fearlight takes you to the smokey/foggy streets of London during the time of Sherlock Holmes. But Sherlock’s not around at the moment, and Dr. Watson is in need of some assistance. He turns to you to help solve some of the most baffling crimes. The game is now available in electronic format, for those who prefer that style, or just to add to your collection in terms of portability.
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Fearlight Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for Baker Street, an RPG set in the world of Sherlock Holmes.
The choice to pledge to this is… elementary.
*puts on sunglasses*
From the campaign:
Sherlock Holmes is Missing and Presumed Dead!
Intrepid investigators are asked by the stoic Dr. Watson to take cases out of Baker Street in Holmes’s absence. Victorian streets, foggy nights, and crime most foul await. Will the nefarious plans of crafty villains come to fruition or can the champions of justice from Baker Street save the day?
Baker Street is a Role Playing Game in which the players attempt to solve some of the most baffling crimes in history. Featuring over 30 careers, 25 unique criminal extras, and rules for making your own nefarious villains, Baker Street features a robust investigation mechanic, easy character generation, and rules for making your own mystery.
Some of the unique features of Baker Street are The Sherlock Die, Investigation Scenes, Clue Cards, Social Status, and the Threat Meter. Additional information on several of these follow, with more detail and content to follow in updates.