Purgatory RPG Demos

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Come demo a game of Purgatory, and try a new dice system in the Weird West genre. Presented by Broomstick Fighters Purgatory, the newly funded role playing game, is set in a Mythos based Weird West genre. We will be running demos and have demo copies of the core book for viewing. Come try a new dice […]

Ghosts, the Victorians and Us (13+)

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A brief history of the Spiritualist movement in America and its importance in women’s rights. Presented by Leanna Renee Hieber. Leanna Renee Hieber, Gothic novelist, actress and NYC Ghost Tour Guide leads a lively discussion about the spirit world’s eternal thrall; a brief history of the Spiritualist movement in America and its importance in the […]

Mystery Airships of 1897

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The great airship flap of 1897. The work of a hoax or a genius? Presented by Zebulon Vitruvius Pike. On the dark and rainy night of November 17th, 1896, hundreds of witnesses reported a dirigible in the skies above Sacramento. Thus began a series of thousands of sightings over the next six months from the Pacific […]

Victorian Spiritualism and Spirit Communication

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Robert Scott, the Pandora Society’s leading expert on Victorian Spirtualism, offered an extensive presentation on the subject during this year’s International Steampunk Symposium. The top highlights and most useful information for those interested in further research continue below. Books on the subject are few and far between, but after much research, the best books on […]