The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

1985, Dunwich, England: Will the Time Lord, his companions, and a team from UNIT uncover the secrets that this decaying town harbors, or will they fall prey to its horrific perils?

This is Classic Doctor Who meets Call of Cthulhu, the third of a series of connected adventures set in different eras and locations that started with The Terror Out of Time and The Ninth Planet.

Moderator: Mr. Handy

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby Thorn » Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:51 am

Yes, good luck and be careful!
User avatar
Thorn
Adept
Adept
 
Posts: 792
Joined: Mon Nov 26, 2007 11:26 pm
Location: Norway

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby CrackheadC. » Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:09 am

I am looking forward to the possibility of investigator deaths before we even manage to get out to Dunwich. Nice way to set the tone of terrible luck and bad juju.

Also everyone stateside who is in the Hurricane path - take care and stay dry.
User avatar
CrackheadC.
Keeper
Keeper
 
Posts: 603
Joined: Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:46 am

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby Mr. Handy » Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:19 am

Thanks! The rest of you take care as well.

It should certainly be interesting. Sometimes the dice throw a curve ball, and something completely unexpected happens that changes things up. I love it when that happens. I don't think any investigators will die just yet, but there is a small chance. I was most worried about Valerie, but with her critical success she'll be fine. I'm about to update the thread now. Even so, this does complicate matters and make things more difficult from the outset.
Doctor Who/Call of Cthulhu Campaign:
(viewforum.php?f=176)The Terror Out of Time
The Ninth Planet
The Shadow Over Dunwich
The Brotherhood of Death
The Horror in the Blackout
User avatar
Mr. Handy
Admin
Admin
 
Posts: 39111
Joined: Thu Oct 26, 2006 10:44 pm
Location: Philadelphia

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby SSior.27 » Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:46 am

It's moments like these that make me love roleplaying games. I still can't believe it happened, but hopefully it'll help. Ummm, medic?

Good luck and best wishes to those with the hurricane looming!
Seeing Eihort - 1d6/1d20 Sanity Loss
Seeing Cthulhu - 1d10/1d100 Sanity Loss
Seeing 'Twilight' - Automatic Permanent Insanity
User avatar
SSior.27
Acolyte
Acolyte
 
Posts: 371
Joined: Fri Jul 16, 2010 7:47 am
Location: Miskatonic University - Denver

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby yockenthwaite » Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:28 am

Really curious about what's going on in the other threads now! Sounds like it might be similar to what happened to us in the last adventure, when one dice roll changed everything and things suddenly got a lot more dangerous.
User avatar
yockenthwaite
Disciple
Disciple
 
Posts: 1449
Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2007 5:01 pm
Location: Scotland

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby ImpInTraining » Mon Oct 29, 2012 3:19 pm

Have you guys run into the Star Spawn yet? Or the Dimensional Shamblers? They're horrible. And watch out for the Hounds of Tidalos. You can't give them the slip at all!
User avatar
ImpInTraining
Keeper
Keeper
 
Posts: 4100
Joined: Mon Jul 30, 2007 10:32 am
Location: Aberdeen, MD

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby Mr. Handy » Tue Oct 30, 2012 2:30 am

Spoilers! ;)

yockenthwaite wrote:Really curious about what's going on in the other threads now! Sounds like it might be similar to what happened to us in the last adventure, when one dice roll changed everything and things suddenly got a lot more dangerous.

It's something along those lines, though in the last game it was a series of die rolls that produced the exact end result that followed, and the combination of rolls had very low odds of happening. It's great when stuff like that happens, as it usually takes the story down a path that had never even occurred to me but is full of horrible - I mean, wonderful - possibilities.
Doctor Who/Call of Cthulhu Campaign:
(viewforum.php?f=176)The Terror Out of Time
The Ninth Planet
The Shadow Over Dunwich
The Brotherhood of Death
The Horror in the Blackout
User avatar
Mr. Handy
Admin
Admin
 
Posts: 39111
Joined: Thu Oct 26, 2006 10:44 pm
Location: Philadelphia

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby Mr. Handy » Wed Oct 31, 2012 3:38 am

I'll be away and unable to post November 2-4 and November 9-18, but I should be able to post more frequently between those times and after I return.
Doctor Who/Call of Cthulhu Campaign:
(viewforum.php?f=176)The Terror Out of Time
The Ninth Planet
The Shadow Over Dunwich
The Brotherhood of Death
The Horror in the Blackout
User avatar
Mr. Handy
Admin
Admin
 
Posts: 39111
Joined: Thu Oct 26, 2006 10:44 pm
Location: Philadelphia

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby Mr. Handy » Fri Nov 02, 2012 3:57 am

Here is one of the maps I've been using to get a feel for Dunwich and figure out where everything is. If you zoom in all the way, you can even talk a virtual walk around Dunwich in Google street view and see some of the sights.
Doctor Who/Call of Cthulhu Campaign:
(viewforum.php?f=176)The Terror Out of Time
The Ninth Planet
The Shadow Over Dunwich
The Brotherhood of Death
The Horror in the Blackout
User avatar
Mr. Handy
Admin
Admin
 
Posts: 39111
Joined: Thu Oct 26, 2006 10:44 pm
Location: Philadelphia

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby MadJaymilton » Sat Nov 03, 2012 5:03 am

I've been absent the last couple of days--sorry about that! Unexpected medical issue. Things should be back to normal now however.
User avatar
MadJaymilton
Layman
Layman
 
Posts: 41
Joined: Sat Sep 15, 2012 10:22 pm
Location: West Coast USA

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby jaysun81 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 12:29 am

I'm going out of town for the weekend...I'll be back either Monday or Tuesday. NPC me if needed. :)
Wood Planet Gaming Lodge
- All things tabletop gaming -
User avatar
jaysun81
Disciple
Disciple
 
Posts: 1034
Joined: Sun Jul 25, 2010 6:58 am
Location: Virginia, USA

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby Mr. Handy » Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:38 pm

I got back earlier this week, but it's taken me some time to catch up. I've now updated the IC threads and should be able to keep things moving.
Doctor Who/Call of Cthulhu Campaign:
(viewforum.php?f=176)The Terror Out of Time
The Ninth Planet
The Shadow Over Dunwich
The Brotherhood of Death
The Horror in the Blackout
User avatar
Mr. Handy
Admin
Admin
 
Posts: 39111
Joined: Thu Oct 26, 2006 10:44 pm
Location: Philadelphia

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby Mr. Handy » Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:26 am

Is there some reason that none of the UNIT people have posted? I updated their thread over a week ago. It's also been a long time since I've had a post for Lucius.
Doctor Who/Call of Cthulhu Campaign:
(viewforum.php?f=176)The Terror Out of Time
The Ninth Planet
The Shadow Over Dunwich
The Brotherhood of Death
The Horror in the Blackout
User avatar
Mr. Handy
Admin
Admin
 
Posts: 39111
Joined: Thu Oct 26, 2006 10:44 pm
Location: Philadelphia

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby ImpInTraining » Tue Dec 04, 2012 6:04 pm

Weird... I haven't been seeing any posts in my thread. Did we change threads? I'll check it and post... sorry.
User avatar
ImpInTraining
Keeper
Keeper
 
Posts: 4100
Joined: Mon Jul 30, 2007 10:32 am
Location: Aberdeen, MD

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby jaysun81 » Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:14 pm

Mr. Handy wrote:Is there some reason that none of the UNIT people have posted? I updated their thread over a week ago. It's also been a long time since I've had a post for Lucius.


I've often wondered about the thread Stranger in a Strange Land. It's not locked and the last post was by you Mr. Handy on 9/19...did CrackheadC. drop out?
Wood Planet Gaming Lodge
- All things tabletop gaming -
User avatar
jaysun81
Disciple
Disciple
 
Posts: 1034
Joined: Sun Jul 25, 2010 6:58 am
Location: Virginia, USA

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby SSior.27 » Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:21 pm

I was just kinda waiting for the convoy of vehicles to move along. Sorry :(
Seeing Eihort - 1d6/1d20 Sanity Loss
Seeing Cthulhu - 1d10/1d100 Sanity Loss
Seeing 'Twilight' - Automatic Permanent Insanity
User avatar
SSior.27
Acolyte
Acolyte
 
Posts: 371
Joined: Fri Jul 16, 2010 7:47 am
Location: Miskatonic University - Denver

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby DetectiveSocks » Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:56 pm

Me too, well I was hoping the others would cue in of what they needed when a few people lost their equipment in that helicopter crash
The other children cheered him on. His name voiced in a steadily rising pace, urging him to do it. “Am I really doing this?”, the young boy thought and struck his victim with a rock.
User avatar
DetectiveSocks
Adept
Adept
 
Posts: 542
Joined: Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:58 pm
Location: Canada

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby CrackheadC. » Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:48 pm

Sorry, when Handy went on his trip I was only checking here and there, then Thanksgiving, it's finals times for my students and I just got over being sick. But I'm back and a post is incoming.
User avatar
CrackheadC.
Keeper
Keeper
 
Posts: 603
Joined: Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:46 am

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby Mr. Handy » Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:14 am

jaysun81 wrote:
Mr. Handy wrote:Is there some reason that none of the UNIT people have posted? I updated their thread over a week ago. It's also been a long time since I've had a post for Lucius.


I've often wondered about the thread Stranger in a Strange Land. It's not locked and the last post was by you Mr. Handy on 9/19...did CrackheadC. drop out?

That is actually an OOC thread for character creation, which is why it hasn't been updated in months.

Welcome back, everyone! We have three of our UNIT people back so far, at least, and I can NPC the others if needed. The vehicles won't move until the drivers (Leonek and Valerie) say they're leaving, as I need decisions about where everyone is going and if you're splitting up. I'll do it this weekend if their players don't act by then. A couple of our players may have disappeared and haven't logged in since early November, but I can recruit replacements for them if they don't return soon. Otherwise, they'll stay NPCs in the meantime. We're getting close to the point where it's difficult to add new playable characters, so this would be one way for a new player to enter the game.
Doctor Who/Call of Cthulhu Campaign:
(viewforum.php?f=176)The Terror Out of Time
The Ninth Planet
The Shadow Over Dunwich
The Brotherhood of Death
The Horror in the Blackout
User avatar
Mr. Handy
Admin
Admin
 
Posts: 39111
Joined: Thu Oct 26, 2006 10:44 pm
Location: Philadelphia

Re: The Zero Room - OOC Chat Thread

Postby jimacol » Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:18 pm

Hi all,
Sorry for my severe lack of posting, life has been really hectic lately. I'll try to get back on track now!
jimacol
Layman
Layman
 
Posts: 42
Joined: Fri Sep 28, 2012 4:42 pm
Location: London, UK

PreviousNext

Return to The Shadow Over Dunwich

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: CCBot [Bot] and 0 guests