Friday, September 30, 2005
The Gamer's Chicago 
by Lenka Reznicek [permalink] 
BoingBoing reports on Otherworld Excursions, a company specializing in RPG-themed tours "coming to a city near you!" See Chi-town as the gargoyles and the vampires do...
See the occult architecture of Chicago as only Kenneth Hite can show it to you--then use this knowledge to survive (or, at least, be the last one to lose their mind) in an original roleplaying adventure of eldritch horror!

The Windy City is the birthplace of urban horror. Riding on the L with a faceless mass of drones being herded back to their soul-crushing jobs, Fritz Leiber looked out across the sooty rooftops and envisioned the kinds of ghosts that the metropolis demanded. In his classic novel Our Lady of Darkness, Leiber invented the arcane science of megapolisomancy, the magic of cities. Or so the story goes...spend a Saturday afternoon inspecting the architectural evidence. Then head downtown to the Hotel Intercontinental - which was constructed as an athletic club for the Medinah Shriners, but may serve another purpose for their secret masters. [keep reading]