Super Science?

Super Science?

In the Victorious RPG, the setting of the late Victorian period provides an unusual vehicle for the use of that constant of comic book superheroes; namely super-science. What’s the point of having a Contraptionist if they don’t make stuff, right? What’s ...

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Clockwork Monday: Monitor

Clockwork Monday: Monitor

Greetings all, Here’s a (re)publication of the American hero(ine) Monitor. It was brought to my attention that the stats for Monitor in the Phantasmagoria left some important things off the statistics; such as actual Armor and Invulnerability — important f...

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Clockwork Monday: Comedy and Tragedy

Clockwork Monday: Comedy and Tragedy

Comedy Background Carmen Enid Dee was born at the rambling Dee manor outside London. Yes, she’s related to “that” Dee; Dr. John Dee of Queen Elizabeth I’s court. Her ancestor made a deal with the Fey Seelie Court for power, and he got i...

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Review of Victorious: Hunter & Hunter Catalogue

Review of Victorious: Hunter & Hunter Catalogue

Greetings all, Here’s a nice review of the Hunter & Hunter Catalogue by Needles over at the Swords & Stitchery blog: https://swordsandstitchery.blogspot.com/2019/03/osr-review-victorious-hunter-hunter.html I can’t argue with the review, even if (o...

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Most Secret: The New Model Army

Most Secret: The New Model Army

This column will be a irregular series on the blog, providing more detailed information about the villains, organizations, and events of the Victorious Earth. They are mostly based on my home chronicle, so Genteel Magistrates are free to modify the information...

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Plot Points…the reverse of Victory Points?

Greetings, First my apologies for over 2 weeks without a post. There were extenuating circumstances, but in the end they are irrelevant. I am a humble cur. Anyway, on to the topic at hand. As some of you may know, my wife and I are 2/3rds of the host triumvira...

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Victorian and Edwardian Adventure Magazines

Greetings!   A quick post this week as it’s been a busy weekend. Here are some nice online sources for Victorian and Edwardian (pre-1911) magazines to use as inspiration for adventures or even props for some of your Victorious games. Enjoy, and tell us ...

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A Point of Conflict

Greetings, I find myself caught in a bit of a conundrum when it comes to Victorious setting and detail, particularly when it comes to the less pleasant aspects of Victorian life. Most steampunk writings get around the issues of gender inequality, racism, or c...

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Need to send word to your Heroes and Heroines?

…then check out the new blank Western Union telegram file in the Resources section. It’s from 1919, but it should be a good enough in-game prop to give a GM’s session that old Victorian feel! Genteel Magistrate P.S. We recommend using a typeface su...

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Calling in the Cavalry (repost)

Calling in the Cavalry Optional rule for the Victorious RPG We all know that it always happens. It occurs in every sort of crisis, to the point where it’s a trope of the Superhero Genre. The Z-Men face off against the alien Bandersnatch as they attempt to ta...

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