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SHC GM-free session 15: new roads to travel

Scene: Camp Butler cemetery, somewhere in the early 1920s

The Chicago Peers from the early 21st Century have dropped back about 90 years, and are currently clustered together amongst Confederate gravestones, fighting off an attack by Greater Vampires.

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SHC GM-free session 14: Camp Butler

Summary: The Chicago Peers have passed through a portal in the Springfield area, and have found themselves in early-1920s Illinois. After having witnessed a gang ambush, and being briefly taken in for questioning by the new-formed Illinois State Police, they have been pointed towards the site of Camp Butler, once a notorious internment camp for Confederate prisoners.

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SHC GM-free session 13: Into the past

Summary: the Chicago Peers have succeeded in several strands of their complex mission. Much seems poised ready to break the arcane barrier around Chicago. But not all strands are under their hands!

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SHC GM-free session 12: Return North

Recap:

Last session ended with good news for the Chicago Peers Birkby, Cliff, Dan, Hitch and Sandi. They succeeded in getting clear of downtown Chicago.

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SHC GM-free session 11: The new best friends

Summary so far

This is a game of urban fantasy/arcana based on d20 Modern, but using a number of Emulator tools to replace the lost GM.

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SHC GM-free session 10: What's on the slab in the lab?

A preamble

“May as well try to record the progress of a ball…”

This scene, the big showdown, was extremely difficult to ‘run’ because it is impossible to fairly play multiple bad guys and good guys, the majority spell-casters, without resorting to some type of automation.

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SHC GM-free session 9: An affinity/Perchance to dream

This session was set up before I bailed (see last ep.) at which point the Chaos level stood at 6, and the first Chaos check below reflects that, as do the various Emulator results.

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