Escape Velocity 2503Ã¢â¬â¢s Dread Tome (F/X Artifact)
By: Matthew R. Esch & Michael T. Meechan
Illustrations (except where otherwise noted), Incantations: Michael T. Meechan.
Welcome to the Electronomicon, Version 2. Is it safe to look over my shoulder now? After several more nightsÃ¢â¬â¢ work on this contribution to the Alternity game, I know a bit of how Abdul al-Hazred, the alleged author of the Necronomicon, mustÃ¢â¬â¢ve felt. This is the ELECTRONOMICON; an alien artifact designed and used in the Star*Drive setting based campaign found on the Internet at EscapeVelocity2503 (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/escapevelocity2503). This device is based on the mythos of H.P. Lovecraft and the mythology of the Necronomicon. It is intended to be used as a constant foil and irritation to the players in oneÃ¢â¬â¢s Alternity game; but it does not necessarily need to be used in a Star*Drive setting. This can just as easily be used in a Dark•Matter game, or any other setting that the GM chooses.
TerroX, rating: 88 April 13, 2004
one very detailed artefact.
bri_aitsya, rating: - April 13, 2004
That's the Revision... the original is still available, and I'll have to submit that for comparison. I'm glad to see folks like it; though I cannot take 100% of the credit: Mig_nova (aka Mike Meechan) & I worked together on this collaborative effort to give the Alternity community the DREAD TOME (hence the little title I use here on the A.net boards).
bri_aitsya, rating: - July 10, 2004
Another note: Chris Campbell did two of the drawings: the pencil drawing of the Mi-Go & the featured picture of the Haunters.
Metaphant, rating: 90 July 25, 2004
I love Lovecraft and Alternity. This Electronomicon is a modern focus for both. And it it is potent, something to put at the end of longer campaigns. (Bad spelling?) Iรยดll use this.
bri_aitsya, rating: - August 28, 2004
Metaphant: In the EV2503, storyline, the Electronomicon was discovered quite accidentally at the very beginning. It was all the trouble that followed that made a lot of the plot. Hell, man, use it as you see fit.
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