System: Ten Candles (Tabletop RPG)
Where & When: Room: , Slot: 5
Mature Themes: Yes
Player Led: No
April 11th 1799, Easter Sunday.
”And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood”
Two weeks ago the trial began, darkness fell across the land as the sun was doused, and death followed with it! We are held together, saint and sinner alike in the Church of St Guthlac, Passenham, Northamptonshire. We have prayed together as the dark took those penitents and beasts that thrashed at our door. But now we feel we have the faith to open those doors. And it is with the hunger that gnaws at our bellies that we walk into that dark abyss, to seek our final judgement with the Lord.
”For the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand?”
Ten Candles is a zero-prep tabletop storytelling game designed for one-shot 2-4 hour sessions of tragic horror. It is best played with one GM and 3-5 players, by the light of ten tea light candles which provide atmosphere, act as a countd