“de Profundis – Letters From The Abyss” – A Lovecraftian Game, Of Sorts – posted in The Write Stuff: Has anyone else here heard of this game?. 1. Introduction. Upon its publication, De Profundis: Letters from the Abyss was marketed and generally recognised as a role-playing game.1 Created by a game . I could only come to one conclusion from this anonymous letter. I had just been invited to a game of De Profundis. And, looking at the postmark.

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Albeit generally recognised as an RPG, the game merges the features of the pervasive larp and lrtters reality game with the more traditional forms of role-playing.

The game is discussed as blurring the boundaries between fiction and reality, and destabilizing the magic circle of play, as well as merging the presentation of operational rules with what could be recognised as a game session.


Uniwersytet Kazimierza Wielkiego w Bydgoszczy, a. The Alexandrian 14 April Patterns in Game Design.

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The Functions of Role-playing Games: The Diana Jones Award Diary Narratives in Fact and Fiction. A Forum on Fiction, 19 2— Communications of the ACM, 51 236— College English, 38 4p.

Immersive Aesthetics and Collective Play. The Puppet Master Problem: Why I Love Bees: Connecting Ds, Games, and Learning p.

White Wolf — Black Dog. Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu im. Homo Ludens, 3 1p. Games and Pervasive Games. Theory and Design p. On the Edge of the Magic Circle: Understand Role-playing and Pervasive Games.

Tracing the Magic Circle. Towards a Synthesis of Cognitive and Rhetorical Approaches.

Tools, Toys and Theory for Harnessing the Imagination p. Authoring and Exploring Vast Narratives p. Theatre, Art and Game. The English Part p. This Is Not A Game: A Guide to Alternate Reality Gaming. Alternate Reality Gaming — a Definition.

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Making Games That Make Stories. Pantheon and Other Roleplaying Games. Letters from the Abyss trans.


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