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More Mansions More Madness 23 November 2023

Another Mansions of Madness session, this one with a last-moment scenario change.

Yup, once more the official app turned up its toes; at least this time it was before we'd got started so we didn't have the disappointment of having to abandon the game part-way through. So instead we played The Curse of Set via Valkyrie, the open-source alternative to the official app.

It's museum-related shenanigans, with a number of puzzles and a couple of ending options.

I can't help feeling that it must be a lot more work to code up something like this than simply to run a role-playing session, but it was good fun nonetheless.

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  1. Posted by John P at 11:07pm on 23 November 2023

    So instead of V-Commandos, is this V-Cthulhu?

  2. Posted by RogerBW at 11:34pm on 23 November 2023

    It does have a certain amount in common, particularly the tile layout and the action economy. But the app moderation allows for puzzles and deduction as well as the standard V-C objectives of theft, explosions, etc.

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