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Greetings, All.

I pray you, do not take it amiss that I bring a few days after the fact, the news of a full and informational webpage has been posted upon Hallows Eve, detailing everything known to date of the advent of the New Dark Age at Templecon 2010, to be updated as further news develops.

http://www.hallowsevedesigns.com/templecon.html

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I went away to the Caribbean for 6 months, and upon return have found it impossible to purchase Uhallowed Necropolis or any other UM book.
Also, to my even greater irritation, I was apparently SNUBBED to be a rep for the game, even though it seemed that they were interested. I received various emails, then nothing. I might have actually recieved and FU email, but cant recall. So what do I do? I am either going to run a Rogue Trader game from here on out-- since it seems that UM is not interested in my continuing to run it-- or wait for word from UM that I am indeed appreciated for running UM in the past and future.
I really do not understand it. I was running a good campaign, two players actually purchased the main book, I was in the loop on demoing and playtesting, then nada. I was all set to start submitting adventures from my posting overseas. Anyone have any info? What is going on with the demo team??

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Debuting Friday, February 5th, 7pm-10pm at Templecon

Join us for the debut of the Unhallowed Metropolis Theater Game! Narrated by the creators of Unhallowed Metropolis and limited to 25 players. Bring only your finest Neo-Victorian apparel and love of the macabre. Everything else you need to play will be provided. The Unhallowed Metropolis Theater game is an interactive role-playing game emphasizing character, costume, and an atmosphere of horror. More information will be available soon at www.hallowsevedesigns.com

An event sure to be the talk of the Quality for months to come, Lord and Lady Worthington Hume are hosting a mid-winter party for anyone who wishes to attend, no matter their place in society. Their lovely estate in London’s West End will be the site of this affair and an opportunity for the jaded Aristocrats of the New Dark Age to mingle with Criminals, Undertakers, Mourners, Doctors, and other riffraff. Lord and Lady Hume themselves will deign to judge a contest of costuming; the winner being that individual best dressed to represent his or her calling, no matter how elevated or lowly. Safe from the animate dead and the toxic atmosphere of the city, the party-goers are free to enjoy a few hours of diversion and pleasure or perhaps indulge in whatever hidden vices and agendas they may have…
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Saturday, February 6th, 2pm-4pm

TempleCon is home to the official release of the book for the Unhallowed Metropolis RPG campaign Up The River. This campaign was premiered and underwent play-testing at TempleCon 2009. Get your copy of Up the River, meet the author Simon Berman and the artist Robert Tritthardt, and get them to sign your copy!

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Hello, this is a video I put together last night for our song "Unhallowed Metropolis" (which of course is a tribute to the RPG). The footage I utilized came from the films "Franklyn", "Casshern", "Perfect Creature", and Hellboy 2". Enjoy! And if you liked that song, our entire LP is free to download at http://www.vernianprocess.com

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Nicci Vega, George Higham, Simon Berman, Marc 17, Robert Tritthardt, and myself will be attending Templecon February 5th-7th in Warwick, Rhode Island. In addition to participating in loads of events, we will be hocking our collective wares in the dealer hall (along with Anita Arora of Morbid Anatomy).

Find out more here:

http://www.templecon.org/10/index.php



Our events include:

Panel Discussion: Unhallowed Metropolis
Friday, February 5th, 4pm-5pm
Jason Soles, Nicole Vega, Simon Berman, and Marc17 discuss the past, present, and future of the Unhallowed Metropolis RPG.


Unhallowed Metropolis Demo: Sanctuary
Friday, February 5th, 5pm-7pm
"It may seem a strange principle to enunciate as the very first requirement in a Hospital that it should do the sick no harm." –Florence Nightingale, 1859

“Sanctuary” introduces two to five players to the Neo-Victorian horror of Unhallowed Metropolis in a single, detailed game session. Set two-hundred years after the advent of a zombie Plague, Unhallowed Metropolis is an apocalyptic Neo-Victorian dystopia, inspired by the works of Mary Shelley, Edgar Allen Poe, and Robert Louis Stevenson. Painstakingly researched by the authors, Unhallowed Metropolis provides a rich role-playing experience steeped in alchemy, mad science, and undeath.

Players will be provided with pre-generated characters. All you need to bring is a strong stomach...


Unhallowed Metropolis Theatre Game Premiere
Friday, February 5th, 7pm-10pm
The debut of the Unhallowed Metropolis Theatre game! Narrated by the creators of Unhallowed Metropolis and limited to 25 players. Bring only your finest Neo-Victorian apparel and love of the macabre. Everything else you need to play will be provided. The Unhallowed Metropolis Theater game is an interactive role-playing game emphasizing character, costume, and an atmosphere of horror. More information will be available soon at www.hallowsevedesigns.com

An event sure to be the talk of the Quality for months to come, Lord and Lady Worthington Hume are hosting a mid-winter party for anyone who wishes to attend, no matter their place in society. Their lovely estate in London’s West End will be the site of this affair and an opportunity for the jaded Aristocrats of the New Dark Age to mingle with Criminals, Undertakers, Mourners, Doctors, and other riffraff. Lord and Lady Hume themselves will deign to judge a contest of costuming; the winner being that individual best dressed to represent his or her calling, no matter how elevated or lowly. Safe from the animate dead and the toxic atmosphere of the city, the party-goers are free to enjoy a few hours of diversion and pleasure or perhaps indulge in whatever hidden vices and agendas they may have…


Unhallowed Metropolis Demo: Sanctuary
Saturday, February 6th, 10am-noon


Guest of Honor Game Master Event: Unhallowed Metropolis with Nicole Vega
Saturday, February 6th, noon-3pm
There are worse and stranger things than the animate dead in the New Dark Age. Brave the night side of nature with co-creator and mad science consultant Nic Vega as she unveils for you the horrors of Unhallowed Necropolis.


Neo-Victorian High Tea
Saturday, February 6th, 4pm-6pm
Event Details To Be Announced.


Panel Discussion: Neo-Victorian Authors and the Paranormal
Saturday, February 6th, 6pm-7pm
Event Details To Be Announced.


Neo-Victorian Art Symposium
Sunday, February 7th, noon-1pm
Come join Anita Arora (artist Morbid Anatomy), Marc17 (photographer Unhallowed Metropolis), Robert Tritthardt (artist Unhallowed Metropolis, artist-creator Writhe & Shine), and Jason Soles (art director and co-creator Unhallowed Metropolis, artist Catalyst Studios) for a discussion on the use and appropriation of Victorian themes and imagery in contemporary art and popular culture.

I will post updates as more is determined. Somewhere in here Simon and Robert will be doing an Up the River book signing, George will do/show off something AMAZING...!
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here from Drive Thru RPG...

http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product_info.php?products_id=65842

We will have a small run of Up the River softback books available in early February, just in time for Templecon.

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This February 5th, 6th and 7th , in Warwick Rhode Island, the New Dark Age will be casting its soot-choked shadow across TempleCon, the premiere gaming convention of the north east. This year, Temple Con features a Retro-Futurist theme and the Metropolis will be well represented. The following is only a partial schedule of Unhallowed Metropolis events at the convention:

Friday, 4-5PM - Unhallowed Panel - Jason Soles, Nicole Vega, and Simon Berman discuss the past, present and future of Unhallowed Metropolis.

Friday, 7-10PM - The debut of the official Unhallowed Metropolis Theater Game. Wear your neo-Victorian finest and bring an appreciation for the macabre.

Friday, 10PM-? - UnMet Party. Come in costume for drink specials. Party with the creators until somebody dies!

We have more events planned, including introductory scenarios throughout the weekend and some special sessions run by the creators themselves.

More details and surprises soon, but rooms are going fast. For more information about TempleCon registration and rooms please visit http://www.templecon.org/10/
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Hallows Eve Designs is being sponsored at PAX by The Dreaming Comics and Games. The Dreaming has a private gaming suite in the Table Top Arena where you can get in some Unhallowed Metropolis play or demos. HED will be running scenarios especially created for PAX and you can sign up at The Dreaming's retail location (5226 University Way NE, Seattle) or at booth #854. We will post a schedule later in the week so you do not miss out. In celebration, we have also created an UnMet Companion that will only be available at PAX. We will also bring plenty of copies of Unhallowed Metropolis and Unhallowed Necropolis.

The Unhallowed Metropolis Companion retails for $15 and includes the Rogue's Gallery NPC PDF, a new calling (the Deathwatch Soldier) written by Colin Chapman, and an introductory scenario (Sanctuary) written by Simon Berman. As noted above, the Companion is a convention special and will not be made available online. It is specifically intended for new Narrators.

Simon Berman's Sanctuary scenario will be made available as a free downloadable PDF in the next week or so. The Deathwatch calling will appear in the third Unhallowed Metropolis book... That is still awaiting a title.
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