Tag Archives: sanity

Red Wasp in Lovecraft eZine Online Chat

Red Wasp Design’s Tomas Rawlings will be taking part in a video chat with the Lovecraft eZine.  The talk is scheduled for the 9th September at 5pm Central time in the US and 11pm GMT here in the UK.  He’ll be talking … Continue reading

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Cthulhu Cup Competition Results

So our Cthulhu cup competition has ended.  As with the last competition, we were faced with the hard task of judging it. Here’s a re-cap of the competition: To celebrate the game arriving on GamersGate and Android, in addition to the Intel AppUp℠ center and Apple’s iOS, we … Continue reading

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Skills & Stats Guide for Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land

Each of the units in the game has a set of stats and skills that describe how good (or bad) they are at performing various actions. The higher a stat or skill is, the better the result will tend to … Continue reading

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Your Feedback on Sanity, Tentacles and Statistics

So the old adage goes, there are lies, damn lies and statistics.  In paper-based Role Playing Games, character sheets adorned with statistics are a common feature.  In the process of converting over the Call of Cthulhu game system to a mobile phone, … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Streamlining the Action in a Mobile Game

Sorry all, that’s a bit of a long title to introduce you to one of the biggest challenges in making a games for a mobile phone.  The challenge is that the screen real-esate is very small. As a designer, you … Continue reading

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Sanity in The Wasted Land

I think we’re pretty much there with how we’re going to handle Sanity in our interpretation of Call of Cthulhu.  To recap; Sanity (SAN) is a key part of the Call of Cthulhu RPG.  It is also a key narrative … Continue reading

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Blogging about the Wasted Land and Horror Games

I’ve been (until recently) able to post a little something to the blog on a daily basis. However as we’re getting into our stride with the development cycle I recognise that this will get harder and harder to do on … Continue reading

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