[MotRD] Masque of the Gray Web

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[MotRD] Masque of the Gray Web

Postby sam » Mon Jan 23, 2017 8:17 am

I'm building a concept, a Gothic Earth's variant. Assume that the Earth is still invaded by entity like Red Death, but not in the era of Imhotep -- this occurred in the network information age.The Gray Web is summoned to Earth by "Network negative consciousness", and "Masque" in the cyberspace. The Gray Web will seduce those who abuse technology, as well as in the network to expose their own dark side;Then giving them ability, so that they become "Lords", their YouTube channels and blogs is their "Domains".

Lords spread rumors on the network, demagogic on the network, the network environment has become more and more irritable and blind obedience. This further affects the reality,people are changed by the network -- Toward the negative direction. Worse still, some "rumors" will become the real threats; When an urban legend spreads to a sufficient level, the Gray Web will make it "real". :D

I'm looking for some suggestions.
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Re: [MotRD] Masque of the Gray Web

Postby agathokles » Mon Jan 23, 2017 5:33 pm

Interesting idea. I'd look at The Strange by Bruce Cordell for a somewhat similar concept.

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Re: [MotRD] Masque of the Gray Web

Postby Havard » Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:41 pm

I was reminded of the Cyberpapacy from TORG. They had something called the Godnet which the native Clergy believed to be heaven, but was actually the Net. Although there were real angels there... :ugeek:

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Re: [MotRD] Masque of the Gray Web

Postby Angelika Tatsu » Tue Jan 24, 2017 2:47 pm

You may wish to draw inspiration from the following thread:
Gothic Matrix: The Cyberpunk Ravenloft Domain Project
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Re: [MotRD] Masque of the Gray Web

Postby The Dark » Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:00 am

Another possible source of inspiration would be Charlie Stross' The Laundry Files. While it's Cthulhu-meets-bureaucracy (and has its own RPG in the CoC family), I think its concepts would mesh well with a modern Red Death.
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