Reality is the playground of the unimaginative
Home Of Superheroes, the Supernatural, Swords, Sorcery, and Star Stuff

Friday, 24 July 2015

[HOW] The Game Is Afoot... Once More!


After a couple of months on forced hiatus (for health reasons), I've decided 'enough is enough' and provisionally booked a date in mid-August for the resumption of The Chronicles Of Cidri, The Tuesday Knights' Heroes & Other Worlds campaign.

While the game wasn't my top priority during these last few months, I did arrange a "thank you" present for the Tuesday Knights, for their patience during my down time: a faux credit sequence for our campaign...



This was the handiwork of the brilliant Craig Oxbrow (of The Watch House and The Door In Time gaming blogs, both of which are highly inspirational and well-worth following).

I have wanted a 'credit sequence' for one of my campaigns since I first encountered them back in the heyday of Buffy The Vampire Slayer campaigns (that's also where I was introduced to the the idea of using pictures of actors to represent in-game characters).

In the past I've taken a stab at throwing a credit sequence together, but mine were rather rubbish and none of our campaigns ever had the legs to really merit a serious attempt at crafting one anyway.

But with the continued success of The Chronicles Of Cidri (despite this recent temporal hiccup) I approached Craig - whose credit sequences for his Buffy campaigns I have long admired - and he very kindly agreed to create one for me.

I supplied him with some ideas, and details of the characters, and he spliced together the wonderful minute-long sequence you see above.

We've got Kirchin (Pete's character) and his Secession Wars era buddies opening the show - as he is the nominal leader of the troop - and then the other members of the party are intercut with monsters they've met, such as a glimpse of "the creature" from Who Let The Pigs Out?, the skeletons from Dem Bones, Dem Bones, the animated stone statues from The Vault Of Viktor Volkov, the orcs from If You Go Down To The Woods Today, and a 'prophetic' vision of the dragon they saw flying overhead in that same episode.

The music is, of course, from Hawk The Slayer... but you knew that, right?

I have to confess that during the extended period of my nauseating headaches, my enthusiasm for the campaign had taken a bit of a beating, but seeing Craig's amazing work on our 'title sequence' has really re-energised my enthusiasm.

Just hope the rest of the gang are still fired up, and ready to hack'n'slash once more!

No comments:

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Tags

10th Doctor (189) 11th Doctor (211) 12 monkeys (3) 12th Doctor (75) 13th doctor (4) 1st Doctor (76) 2000AD (58) 2nd Doctor (60) 3rd Doctor (64) 4e (44) 4th Doctor (98) 50th birthday (10) 5e (20) 5th Doctor (59) 6th Doctor (52) 7th Doctor (63) 7th Voyage (5) 7TV (21) 8th Doctor (40) 9th Doctor (49) A41 (15) Aaron Allston (11) abney park (18) academy of heroes (10) Acrobatic Flea (46) action figure archive (10) action figures (130) Adam Buxton (9) Adam West (21) addams family (21) adventure time (12) agent 47 (4) Agent Carter (65) AHS (11) airship 27 (1) alcatraz (4) alec (47) alice (98) all out war (1) almost human (5) alphas (18) amazon streaming (27) American Gods (3) Amy Dallen (22) Ancient Aliens (27) anime (55) anniversary hop (35) ant (1) ant-man (45) Anya Taylor-Joy (4) Apama (4) aquaman (39) arduin (45) arrival (1) arrow (155) arrowstorm (38) artist appreciation (68) assassin's creed (1) AT-43 (21) atlantis (22) atticus institute (1) audio (227) auton (9) Avengers (258) Aviator (12) Axanar (8) Babylon 5 (21) babymetal (16) baking (8) band maid (4) banshee (14) Barack Obama (16) barney (39) bates motel (14) batgirl (11) bathroom watch (8) batman (436) Battlefield Evolution (8) Battlestar Galactica (82) Beacon Point (5) bedlam (7) beowulf (6) bettany (10) big hero 6 (6) biggles (1) Bill Willingham (11) birthday (56) black guardian (3) black hood (3) black lightning (5) black panther (21) black sails (33) blackest night (28) Blackmoor (17) blade runner (23) Blair Witch (25) Blake's 7 (21) blood drive (6) Bloodshot (5) BMG (9) boardgame (66) BoL (5) book (835) book of the month (61) borgias (7) boston legal (5) bottom of the pile (24) bournemouth (28) brave (8) breaking bad (9) bright (1) brothers barbarian (1) BtM (25) BTTF (5) BtW (13) Buck Rogers (17) buffy (212) buffy campaign notes (4) Bukowski (9) Bushido RPG (4) C and C (78) c and t (93) Caity Lotz (4) Call Of Cthulhu (113) calvin and hobbes (11) Caper (10) Captain America (282) captain britain (20) captain marvel (5) cara (2) carcosa (9) card game (20) carnacki (1) carnevale (1) Carnivàle (1) Caroline Munro (12) castle (14) cataracts (5) cathryn (4) cats (5) charity (2) Charlie's Angels (9) charmed (28) chin scratcher (27) China (86) chitty (1) Chris Hadfield (9) christmas (281) christmas village (2) Cidri (130) clangers (1) clare (221) Class (1) cloak and dagger (2) clone wars (48) clovenstone (16) cloverfield (9) clown (21) cody deal (3) CoE (12) Coggershall (15) colin (3) colliders (3) colour out of space (9) comics (2002) community table (13) competition (48) computer (80) Conan (124) constantine (49) cool website (3470) copper (4) Cortex (10) cosplay (445) cosplay goddess (9) creepypasta (8) Crime Nation (1) crimson peak (6) critical role (1) crossbones (1) Cyberman (57) D and D (752) da vinci (23) dad's army (3) dalek (157) damage control (1) damien (4) Dan Abnett (10) dan dare (5) daredevil (116) dark matter (2) dark tower (11) Darkseid (16) darna (1) David Bowie (19) DC Fancast (4) DCC (3) de strange (1) deadlands (14) deadpool (24) Deathstalker (17) Deathstalker Week (6) decorating (83) defenders (28) defiance (20) dejah thoris (8) demons (12) desolation (2) devo (2) Dexter (19) Dick Garrison (7) Dickensian (15) dilbert (3) dining room watch (5) dinosaur (75) disney (145) doc savage (27) doctor steel (1) Doctor Who Skirmish (3) dollhouse (17) dolls house (29) dominion (3) doom patrol (12) Dorian Gray (14) Dr Horrible (19) Dr Strange (77) Dr Who (1115) DR WHO RPG (145) draconians (8) Dracula (55) dragon age (8) dragon warriors (2) dragonlance (14) Dresden Files (58) dune (2) dungeon bastard (67) dvd (1164) dvd of the week (383) e-space (4) EAP (5) eBay (141) Egypt (37) Elementals (6) elm street (40) Elric (38) Elvis (8) enormous (2) episode VII (58) episode VIII (5) equipment (2) ercia (3) erica (42) Erik Menard (9) eureka (7) eurovision (13) Evil Dead (44) EWDG (2) exorcist (26) Facebook (311) faction paradox (13) faith (7) FAL (1) falling skies (1) Fantastic Four (190) Fantazia (6) farscape (5) FCBD (28) FDTD (11) felicia day (21) FEMM (9) FFL (1) fiction (4) film (3409) film night (33) Firefly (73) firestorm (32) flash (283) Flash Gordon (39) flashback (841) fleamarket friday (586) fleapit (77) Flintloque (6) fmj (10) FoG (14) Formula De (25) foxy friday (5) France (33) Frankenstein (34) fringe (47) fu manchu (1) funky dice (18) funny (1182) GAFDOZ (37) GAH (1) gal gadot (20) galavant (1) game of thrones (315) gamesroom (124) garden watch (33) geek god (5) geek pin-up (139) Gen Con (47) generator (12) GFT (16) ghost (192) ghost in the shell (8) Ghost Rider (8) ghostbusters (66) Gillian Hills (3) glee (36) godzilla (19) googleplus (49) Gor (8) Gotham (58) Grant Morrison (45) green hornet (4) Green Inferno (17) green lantern (148) greywulf (9) grimm (19) grindhouse (10) growler (1) Guardians (154) Guardians RPG (9) gublin (18) guest post (13) gunther (2) hack slash (23) Hackmaster (31) halloween (161) hammer glamour week (8) hangman (1) Hannah Spearritt (7) hannibal (42) Harley Quinn (44) Harry Potter (53) harryhausen (47) Hattie Watson (7) Haunted Mansion (2) Hawk The Slayer (67) Hawkeye (47) Hawkgirl (15) hawkman (23) health (216) helix (8) hellboy (1) Hercules (28) hero kids (17) HeroClix (20) Heroes (62) HeroPress (677) Hertsmonceux Castle (8) Hever (13) HEX (115) HEX campaign notes (6) hey kids (4) HHGTTG (37) HIMYM (20) HMP (5) hobomancer (1) holiday (30) Hollyoaks (15) hollywood me (3) hook (3) hornets' nest (5) horror (1272) houdini & doyle (1) houserules (57) HOW (176) HOW spell (6) HOW treasure (4) howard the duck (12) hrumph (2) hulk (111) hunger games (12) Hunter S Thompson (6) ice warriors (12) ICONS (77) ID4 (15) IHMN (2) illuminati (4) ilyat (2) Immortal Iron Fist (41) immortals (1) indiana jones (68) infographic (21) ingrid pitt week (7) inhumans (55) InspiroBot (3) interview (41) into the odd (5) IRBKM (74) iron man (208) Ironclad (7) irrepressible (1) iTunes (40) izombie (9) Jack Herman (58) james bond (79) James Purefoy (8) Jane Seymour (5) Japan (160) Jason Statham (4) Jason Voorhees (23) jason xmas (11) Jeff Dee (79) jekyll and hyde (12) jeni (10) jericho (1) Jessica Alba (4) jessica jones (55) JLC (25) jody mills (8) joe gilgun (5) John Carrigan (5) john carter (55) john carter RPG (5) John Wick (3) Josh Trank (10) Josie and The Pussycats (4) Joss Whedon (67) JSA (9) Judge Dredd (57) Judges Guild (9) judoon (21) jumanji (3) jungle book (2) Jupiter Ascending (6) jupiter's moon (1) justice league (116) K9 (73) Kai (8) Karen Gillan (48) keira knightley (22) Ken Hulsey (9) kevin (110) Kevin Bacon (15) key to time (7) KFC (5) Kickstarter (364) killjoys (2) king kong (14) kitchen watch (17) Klingon (16) Knight City (112) knightfall (1) Knightmare (7) knights of badassdom (6) kom (11) KOTDT (56) Krampus (6) Kree (12) krod mandoon (6) krypton (3) labyrinth lord (50) Lady GaGa (7) larp (33) Lauren Cohan (4) Legends of Tomorrow (37) legion (2) LEGO (21) leverage (17) Life on Mars (13) light city (8) limitless (6) LoA (37) lodoss (8) Lois Lane (30) Lost (103) LotFP (31) LOTR (166) LoTS (23) lou (5) lounge watch (11) love and rockets (2) Lovecraft (298) LSH (54) lucy (5) luke cage (62) Lulu (41) mack bolan (6) mad max (25) Maelstrom (3) magazine (245) Maleficent (13) man in the high castle (1) mapamonday (102) Marama Corlett (7) Mars (112) Mars Attacks (15) Mars McCoy (1) marvel rpg (5) mary poppins (1) Matrix (25) matt (19) max neptune (12) megan fox (24) melin (1) meredith (95) merlin (193) Merlins Miscellany (15) MG (3) midale (12) mike the knight (1) Military Odyssey (8) mindprobe (9) miracleman (3) Misfits (26) miss peregrine (2) misty (1) mob city (1) Moby Dick (6) MoC (11) model train (28) model village (1) mojo (2) monkey (123) monster (605) monster mash (40) monty python (42) moorcock (38) morgan (1) Most Wanted (2) mr robot (3) ms marvel (6) MSP (13) MtG (2) mummy (31) muppets (43) murdoch (8) murmurs (1) music (530) musical monday (244) musketeers (4) mutant future (6) Mutants and Masterminds (41) MV (7) My Chemical Romance (7) my first (8) my life and roleplaying (34) Mythica (38) narnia (11) nashville (12) natalie dormer (11) natalie portman (18) Necronomicon (21) nemesis (1) nemo (5) nerf (1) netflix (158) new spell (12) nick g (22) nick l (242) Night Blogger (7) nightwing (9) Ninjak (5) NOF (7) nosferatu (3) NPH (10) Oats Studio (5) Oculus (6) odd thomas (2) officer downe (1) Olivia Cooke (10) Olympics (21) olympus (3) Once Upon A Time (20) one ring rpg (10) opinion poll (47) orange is the new black (9) Orin Rakatha (4) orphans (1) orville (2) ouija (9) outcast (2) outcasts (16) OVC (19) oz (22) ozombie (7) pacific rim (21) paranoia rpg (1) parks and recreation (14) Pathfinder (23) Patreon (19) paul (108) pembury (17) Pendragon RPG (11) penny dreadful (28) peri (21) period slang (5) pete (275) Philip Reeve (110) philosophy (42) pick of the pods (27) picture parade (83) pirates (109) Playboy (32) PMF (4) podcast (178) poldark (6) polly (5) Poltergeist (7) PotA (68) power rangers (2) powerless (4) preacher (13) Pride and Prejudice (23) Primeval (45) primeval RPG (20) Prince Valiant (14) Prisoner (4) prometheus (9) Pulp (222) Punisher (55) pushing daisies (2) PVF (10) QB (9) quantum and woody (1) quatermass (22) Quentin Tarantino (28) rachel (729) railhead (7) reading list (15) real life (2298) rebels (45) Red Dwarf (11) red sonja (18) rendel (6) Resident Evil (9) retro comic (100) Richard Sharpe (10) riddick (4) riese (4) rip hunter (13) Ripper Street (11) riverdale (118) roan (1) Robin Hood (30) robocop (13) robotech (3) rochester (4) rocket age (11) rocket raccoon (63) roger corman (14) rogue one (14) roleplaying review (38) rom (6) round-up (57) RPG (2490) rpgaday (23) runaways (1) Runequest (11) Russia (76) s and s (1) s w (80) sabrina (21) salem (1) Salute To The 40s (7) sara jean underwood (6) saturday morning matinee (383) savage worlds (100) SB (6) scooby-doo (25) scorpion king (5) Season 10 (5) Season 16 (6) Season 18 (6) Season 19 (6) Season 22 (5) Season 26 (4) serial thrillers (26) sevenoaks (13) seventh son (2) shadowrun (5) shakespeare (43) Shannara (3) shark (46) sharknado (36) shazam (34) Shedward (14) sheep (5) sherlock (41) shield (216) Shyamalan (8) sick (12) sick week (9) sidcup (1) silurians (15) simon (100) sinbad (56) sinbad week (7) SixoftheBest (61) SJA (106) slaine (20) sleepy hollow (10) sls (11) smallville (78) smurf (6) snake plissken (2) snoopy (11) snow (42) snow white (16) sns (2) soap box (61) sontaran (29) space 1889 (109) space 1889 library (3) space 1999 (3) spam tasting (5) spartacus (82) Spawn (3) spellfury (34) spelljammer (5) Spider-Man (270) sponsored post (2) sport (75) Squadron UK (3) st trinians (2) stacks (1) stacktastic (6) staghind (5) staircase watch (1) Stan Lee (83) Star Trek (332) star wars (720) Stargate (53) statistics (89) steampunk (117) steve (134) Steve Costigan (1) STO (1) STP (3) stranger things (14) stroke survivor (27) strontium dog (2) sucker punch (7) suicide squad (47) Sunday Funny (375) sunday specials (9) sunflower (5) Supergirl (129) Supergirl Sunday (28) superhero 2044 (3) superman (447) Supernatural (362) superteam (159) survivors (15) swing (11) t and t (11) t-shirts (31) tales from the loop (2) tales from the vault (4) tales of the gold monkey (9) tarzan (26) TBBT (60) TCM (29) Teen Titans (55) tekralh (201) tekralh reborn (17) tekumel (29) Terminator (40) terra nova (3) TFT (43) Thanos (13) the 100 (4) The 4400 (14) The Asylum (64) The Atom (34) the cape (8) the following (32) the gifted (8) The Guild (11) the hobbit (76) the hoff (8) the librarians (9) The Lurking Fear (3) The Mist (6) the quest (3) the ray (1) the river (2) The Shadow (7) this defiant earth (1) this is england (3) Thomas Jane (5) Thor (203) thrilling locations (11) throwback thursday (66) Thunderbirds (7) thundercats (2) Tick (5) Tim Peake (2) timeless (1) tintin (12) TMNT (15) tomorrow people (4) tomorrowland (2) Tonbridge (136) Toni Darling (4) top of the pile (184) Top Secret RPG (80) top shelf (11) Torchwood (137) torn from the headlines (183) trailer (2319) transformers (14) Traveller (43) treasure trove (38) Trial Of A Time Lord (5) trigan empire (1) trope tuesday (1) True Blood (42) True Detective (11) tuesday knights (430) tumblr (57) Tunbridge Wells (144) tv (2966) Twin Peaks (42) ubiquity (73) unisystem (46) Urban Exploring (8) urban knights (3) V (25) V and V (333) Valerian (14) valhalla (2) valiant (23) Valorie Curry (4) vampire (252) vampirella (20) van allen plexico (5) vandal savage (8) vault (1) venture bros (4) Venus (31) video (25) vikings (29) vixen (13) voltron (3) wales (6) warcraft (36) warehouse 13 (49) wargame (405) Watchmen (85) wayward pines (3) wedding (69) week in geek (111) week in TV (47) Weekly World News (23) weird wednesday (32) wentworth (6) werewolf (88) western (188) westworld (8) WGA (12) white canary (18) wii (6) wil wheaton (39) wild cards (10) wild dog (5) Wildthyme (14) william shatner (15) Winnie The Pooh (8) WoH (6) Wolverine (77) wonder girl (13) wonder woman (527) wonderland (33) World of Darkness (6) WRC (18) wrinkle in time (1) wuxia (46) www (356) wynonna earp (1) X-Files (54) x-men (176) x-o manowar (7) xena (40) yggdrasill (3) ZD (9) zelda (4) zenescope (19) zombie (430) zorcerer of zo (4) zorro (1) zot (1) zygon (17)