Links

Links

This list is meant to be a collection of links to resources for horror roleplaying games (RPGs) and other related things I like. I will be updating this list regularly.
[Last update: 10/25/2017]

ROLEPLAYING GAMES

AZ: After Zombies (from Apocalyptic Games)

Colonial Gothic RPG (from Rogue Games)

Cryptworld RPG (from Goblinoid Games)
Dead of Night RPG (from Steampower Publishing)

EPOCH (from Imaginary Empire)

Gary Vs The Monsters (from Magic Media Pig)

GURPS Horror (from Steve Jackson Games)
OGL Horror (from Mongoose Publishing)
Slasher Flick RPG (from Spectrum Games)

PLAY AIDS AND ACCESSORIES

Horrorli
Horror background noise generator.

House on the Hill SoundPad (from Tabletop Audio)
Free sound FX generator for horror roleplaying games usable both at the table and in online games.

Roll20
Hands down the best online Virtual Table Top (VTT) application there is.

RPG BLOGS, PODCASTS, AND VIDEO

Children of the Unknown (Cryptworld resources)

The Good Friends of Jackson Elias
A podcast about Call of Cthulhu, horror films and horror gaming in general.
The Haunted Spookshow of Channel X (Cryptworld resources)

Paizocon 2013: Horror in RPGs Seminar (YouTube)
Paizo Publishing authors and editors Brandon Hodge, James Jacobs, Ryan Macklin, and F. Wesley Schneider share a variety of ominous experiences and creepy techniques to help you frighten players in the next session of your favorite horror roleplaying game.

Red Dice Diaries (John Large's Tabletop RPG Blog)
The Savage AfterWorld (Tim Snider's Cryptworld resources)

Sentinel Hill Press (Home of the Arkham Gazette)
All things eerie in fictional Lovecraft Country and real world New England.

Strange Stones (Cryptworld resources)

Tales from the Haunted Jukebox

Tales of the Grotesque and Dungeonesque

Too Much Horror Fiction
This blog collects and reviews vintage horror literature (mostly from the 1960s to the early 1990s) and celebrates its resplendent paperback cover art.

Your Game: The Fear Factor by Charles Ryan
Some methods for creating fear in a horror roleplaying game.

VICTORIAN ERA RESOURCES

Casebook: Jack the Ripper

Dictionary of Victorian London

Gaslight
A collection of public domain e-texts from the genres of mystery, adventure, and "The Weird", written between 1800 and 1919.

Greenwood's Map of London (1827)

Hipkiss' Scans of Old Maps of London

Inns of Long Forgotten London

John Snow's Map of London (1859)

London Pubs

The Pocket Atlas and Guide to London (1899)

The Pocket Atlas and Guide to London (1900)

The Pubs of Old London

Railway Map of Central London (1899)

Reynold's Shilling Map of London (1895)

Secret Libraries of London

Subterranean Rivers of London

The Victorian Web
This Web site contains a wealth of articles on the British Victorian age and its people. Topics explored include political and social history, science, technology, entertainment, and gender issues.

OTHER HISTORICAL ERA RESOURCES

Bartholomew's Pocket Atlas and Guide to London Map (1922)

British Towns and Villages

Locating London's Past
This website allows you to search a wide body of digital resources relating to early modern and eighteenth-century London, and to map the results on to a fully GIS compliant version of John Rocque's 1746 map of London.

Smith's Tape Indicator Map of London (1910)

MODERN ERA RESOURCES

A Three Step Modern Haunting Generator by Phil Nicholls

The Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency
For once, the bureaucracy is on our side! Learn about how our government has protected us for years from the living dead. This site is lovingly maintained by the FVZA's Director Emeritus, Dr. Hugo Pecos.

BOOKS, COMICS, FILM, AND TELEVISION

American International Pictures Horror Films (USA)

Amicus Horror Films (UK)

Best of Blaxploitation Horror

Best of British Folk Horror Films

The Bloody Pulp!
A blog celebrating the miasma of Eerie Publications.

Hammer Horror Films (UK)
HORRORPEDIA
Extensive wiki of horror-themed culture.

THE HORRORS OF IT ALL
Mr. Karswell's blog featuring spine-tingling tales from the pages of classic horror comics.

Italian Gothic Horror Cinema

Mexican Horror Movies

Universal Pictures Horror Classics (USA)
OTHER RESOURCES

The Catholic Encyclopedia
This extensive online encyclopedia contains hundreds of articles on all things Catholic. Learn what really goes on during an exorcism, the history of the Catholic church in Transylvania  (not as exciting as I thought it would be) or just be inspired by the life of St. John Bosco (who has nothing to do with the chocolate syrup of the same name, much as St. Joseph knew nothing about children's aspirin. Go figure.)

The Malleus Maleficarum
The complete text of Heinrich Kramer and James Sprenger's Malleus Maleficarum (The Witch Hammer). Originally written in 1486, this work served as the Inquisition's handbook for identifying and condemning witches.

The MYSTICA
Online encyclopedia of the occult, mysticism, magic, and the paranormal.

MYTHICAL-FOLK
Online encyclopedia of mythology and folklore.