A City Called Mystery

Submitter: Fabien Lyraud
Description: Mystery is a strange city. An entired district is filled with giant skyscapers flooded by a perpetual mist. Rumor runs this is the place where God appears. The skyscrapers are inhabited by the minions of God: priests and other sycophants. The rest of the city is wasted by an economic crisis. Poverty is rising, and criminality is commonplace; to make matters worse, the city is home to cabals of sorcerers who organise plots and conspiracies. The PCs take the role of private investigators in a city where the authorities and police are corrupt. Their goals: justice.

Cultural Organization

Society driven by the ongoing interactions of innumerable overlapping factions and cultural powerbases. "I am a Gay Communist Gun Nut"

Social Conditions

The society has just gone through a sudden destructive shock. Ex: The Great Depression, Russia after Cold War

Tech Level

Cars, airplanes, radio, ocean liners, submarines, battleships, tanks, machine-guns, fighter aircraft, fission bomb, flak jacket, hydroelectric power, alternating current electricity, major surgery, antibiotics
World War I / II (TL 6)

Narrative Emphasis

Travel, Do-gooding, searching for wealth and excitement

Reality Style

Marginalized characters in a society of alienation



There was no record in table `07 - Magic Structure` for the selected ID
Structure: Problem - Option ID = 00 - There was no record in table `07 - Magic Structure` for the selected ID

Creation of potions and other single-use magic items.
Spice: Alchemy

Magical energy and/or effects can occur naturally. Tass, magical weather, and sites of power all fall under this category.
And: Free Magic

Problem - Option ID = 08 - There was no record in table `05 - Goodies` for the selected ID

Something Weird is going on (Goodie 08 08)

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