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Monday, 26 September 2016

Torn From The Headlines: Coulrophobia...

Twisty from American Horror Story: Freak Show

With all the crazy shit happening in the world at the moment it's no surprise that the line between urban myth and reality is becoming increasingly blurred, especially in the United States.

This year has seen a sudden surge is the number of reported creepy clown sightings, which may - or may not - be simply “a kind of low-level hysteria, like Slender Man,” (to quote Stephen King on these events).

But, whatever the cause, the general sense of coulrophobia appears to be escalating (no doubt feeding upon itself), making it perfect fodder for gamesmasters looking to inject a degree of clown-shaped horror into their contemporary gaming scenarios.

Musical Monday: Wannabe (FEMM)

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