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Setting Basics

Set in a pulpy, low magic, film noir world just after WWII ended. Based in Berlin the characters get a glimpse at the hidden forces behind the Cold War.

Setting Aspects

Current Issues Aspect Notes
Recovering from the War A War Torn World Hydra is taking advantage of this
Corrupt elites More Rank Means More Rotten Officer Drushal

Faces and Places

Name Issue / Aspect Notes
The ruins of The Church of the Ascension Death and Destruction
The Sewers of Berlin Dangers Around Every Corner Not well explored, rumored to have Nazi hideouts
Ernest Traube Magnet For Trouble Chief Editor for The Morning Star News
Father Black Ghost Priest of Legend Rumored to Haunt The Church of the Ascension
Timur Durov Merciless Geomancer
Officer Drushal More Rank Means More Rotten
Hydra Sever a Head and Two Will Take it’s Place!
General Durov Outcast Noble

Example Invocations

Aspect Type Example uses
A War Torn World Invoke To take advantage of desperate people devastated by the war.
A War Torn World Invoke To have something get lost due to the chaos of the war.
A War Torn World Compel To have the chaos of the war come up an an inconvenient time.
A War Torn World Compel To have people unable/unwilling to help due to the war.
More Rank Means More Rotten Invoke To bypass restrictions due to ‘special favors’
More Rank Means More Rotten Invoke To aid abusing your authority
More Rank Means More Rotten Compel To get hung up due to corrupt police
More Rank Means More Rotten Compel To try and bribe ‘the one straight bureaucrat’ and get in trouble

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