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Off Topic > Tabletop RPGJul 10, 2020 6:00 am CT

Join the Blizzard Watch crew for a Deadlands Noir TTRPG adventure, today on Twitch!

I know, I know: we left last month’s D&D game on a pretty big cliffhanger, and I promise we’ll get back to that. But this month, due to unavoidable scheduling conflicts, this month we’re playing a new game with a new adventuring party, and I think it’s going to be pretty great.

We’re diving into the world of Deadlands Noir, where we’ll go on a supernatural adventure in 1930s New Orleans. Joe Perez will be running this week’s game, and I think that guarantees that we’re in for a particularly spooky story. Our cast is packed with with all the classic Noir tropes, and they should be fun to play with:

  • Miles Wallace (Private Dick), a detective who’s a sucker for a sob story — played by Andrew Powers
  • Doris Walter (Patent Scientist), an inventor whose gizmos haven’t quite taken off — played by Anna Bell
  • Catherine L’Herisse (Dilettante), a wealthy widow who probably didn’t kill her husband — played by Anne Stickney
  • Henry Tate (Reporter), a reporter who’s always on the hunt for a good story — played by Cory Taylor
  • Jackie Thibodeux (Grifter), a gambler who loves to tempt fate — played by Elizabeth Harper

Deadlands Noir is a game that runs on the Savage Worlds system, which is pretty different from the D&D games we usually play. It mixes the usual dice-based TTRPG gameplay with a poker-style card system that determines initiative. Most of us aren’t familiar with this system, so you’ll learn along with us.

Sound interesting? Join us on Twitch this Saturday, July 11 at 2pm central to catch the game live. I hope to see you there!

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