Category: Rare Texts

4th January 2022
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The Next Feast and the Last Duel

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31st January 2020
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‘The Sweet Bones’, Brancrug, June 28th, 1929

From an anonymous F. to Christopher Illopoly, this letter is remarkable for a number of reasons.

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13th December 2019
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Dec #2: YELLOW

Happy advent, Believers. It’s been a helluva year.

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15th November 2019
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“Got your book. Pretty good condition, too. Bit blurred round the edges, but the little fellow’s taken good care of it…” (January 15th-ish, 1906)

Address is in Vienna. Now you know how I feel about Vienna, never quite comfy there since all that with the Club, but I think, Serena’s a good sort, owe her a favour or two, not so far on the train. Off I pop.

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6th April 2018
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THREE SECRET HISTORIES

A compendium of the notes, extracts and books Alexis wrote as part of our Kickstarter campaign, all the way back in September ’17. Now with added visuals! Transcripts linked in the title, and if you would like to read Travellers to Italy in its full 19th-century glory, click on the image for a bigger one.

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16th March 2018
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Weather Factory at GDC; and ACTUAL TANTRIC PHRASE OR OCCULT INVENTION

Lottie and I are off to GDC next week! This will render us quieter on social media than usual.

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15th September 2017
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“Fucine was spoken in the dry country. It is the language of witches. It shares words with High Aeolic.”

Addendum excised from Sir William Colt Hoare’s Hints to Travellers in Italy, 1815.

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7th September 2017
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“Theresa Galmier wrote to a dear friend describing, elliptically, her experiences in the port of Noon.”

“Theresa Galmier wrote to a dear friend describing, elliptically, her experiences in the port of Noon.”

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27th August 2017
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Fanworks: Illopoly, Galmier and Coseley: an analysis

“Even the Sunne can be divided, though it require the Forge of Dayes for its division.”

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22nd August 2017
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The Orchid Transfigurations: a Private Viewing

I’m already seeing odd traffic to the blog. I don’t expect the Long will do anything, as long as this looks like a casual frivolous bit of marketing puff for a minor indie game. So I don’t want to be too convincing.

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17th August 2017
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“Will there be same-sex romances in Cultist Simulator?”

But the bottom line is that I’ll take the same approach that I have in my other work, and that hews as closely as possible to equal opportunities all round.

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15th August 2017
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The Orchid Transfigurations, on the South Coast

I also mentioned also that the package included a postcard from Galmier herself, from a seaside town on the south coast. Since then, I’ve realised two things.

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2nd August 2017
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The Locksmith’s Dream (1923 edition)

If you lived in the first half of the twentieth century, and you wanted to find a way into the Mansus, you probably owned a copy of this book.

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