Urban Shadows: Vienna, 1950


Urban Shadows: Vienna, 1950. The Allied Powers carved up Austria after the Second World War. Now the storied city of Vienna is officially divided into zones administered by the Soviets, the Americans, the French, and the British. But the true lines of the city run deeper, carved by magic and blood. The world is now gripped by Cold War, but, in the shadows of Vienna, vampires, werewolves, wizards, hunters, and more struggle for the soul of a divided city. Will you get what you desperately need? And will you have to pledge fealty to Great Powers of the East or the West in order to do it?

We’ll play a series of Urban Shadows transported to Vienna in 1950. Familiarity with the historical period is a bonus, but not required.

Being able to attend each session is ideal, but not required. You must RSVP to each session you wish to attend.

Tone and expectation for the game will be discussed beforehand. Be aware that some themes this game might deal with are political and religious tensions, criminality and precarity, and the dark chapters of the 20th century. We will be using the X-Card and Lines and Veils as safety tools, and the Open Door policy will be in effect. This series is operating under the Gauntlet’s inclusivity policy, on which more information can be found here (http://www.gauntlet-rpg.com/the-inclusivity-policy.html).

2019-10-01T00:00:00Z2019-10-01T03:00:00Z Session One
2019-10-08T00:00:00Z2019-10-08T03:00:00Z Session Two
2019-10-15T00:00:00Z2019-10-15T03:00:00Z Session Three
2019-10-22T00:00:00Z2019-10-22T03:00:00Z Session Four


Why do these never run at a time my timezone likes. Envy!!!;


The sign clearly says “Entering American Zone”, though.

Sad in Eurozone


Same! So many games I would love to play, but all at 3am…

This confirms that I must run a series of historical Urban Shadows sessions in a GMT-adjacent slot … Though now I think about it @SabineV5, do you think Achtung! Cthulhu Dark could handle the cold war?


Why wouldn’t it? It’s not that action-oriented, really, so it think it would be fine. Some playbooks might need an overhaul, but that should be possible.

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