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hpr2121 :: Dark Cults Tabletop Game

Klaatu discusses the EOL tabletop game DARK CULTS

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Hosted by Klaatu on 2016-09-19 is flagged as Explicit and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
game, gaming, tabletop, card, boardgame. 4.
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Duration: 00:29:55

Tabletop Gaming.

In this series, initiated by klaatu, analog games of various sorts are described and reviewed. See for details.

Klaatu talks about the long-gone (but not forgotten, clearly) DARK CULTS tabletop game. His print-and-play revival is available here:


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Comment #1 posted on 2016-09-23 03:18:43 by Joe

Great Show

I agree that board games seem like yesterdays history. I think they like the 80's music will make a return. Digital pulls people apart where the analog brings them together. Like the presentation and look forward to playing the game.

Comment #2 posted on 2016-10-02 20:04:45 by notklaatu

Re: Great Show

Thanks Joe. I wish I had the moral high ground and could claim that I've always supported analogue gaming, but the truth is I'm only just discovering it myself, so up until now I reckon I've been a part of the problem.

That said, it really does seem like we're more or less in a golden age for tabletop gaming. Granted, the RPG systems from and since the 80s have always been ahead of their time, but it feels to me like the board game and card game systems that have been popping up are truly clever, steeped in equal parts solid game-theory and imagination, and they have something for everyone. If ever there's been a time to get into analogue gaming, I think it's RIGHT NOW.

Comment #3 posted on 2016-10-12 11:42:16 by rtsn


Good stuff!

To be honest I was stupid enough to think that I was too "cool" for RPG:s and tabletop games when I was I young so I never got into it back then and this is something I've regretted ever since.

Dark (o)ccult(s) sounds pretty interesting, I think I'll look into it. Thanks for a great episode!

Comment #4 posted on 2016-12-05 00:18:44 by m1rr0r5h4d35

Loved This

I was introduced to RPGs in the 5th grade, when a friend brought his copy of the AD&D Player's Handbook to school with him. I actually discovered Palladium Books' system sometime later, and really liked it. Although, it seems not many others cared for that system, finding it bulky and cumbersome, which I understand. Still, It's one of my favorites. This game looks to be remarkably engrossing. I am going to have to try it out with my wife. Thanks so much!

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