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ragsthetiger29 May 2017 7:13 p.m. PST

Just north of Pasadena's old town, in the Altadena foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, the once-grand Walburton estate, with its turreted castle and gothic chapel, lies deserted and weedgrown. No-one has lived there for a dozen years, since that night when Jacob A. Walburton, his wife Ramona, and their four guests, described as close friends, all perished during a private costume party. Police found poison in the punch bowl, and uncovered a wealth of scandal about the three couples, but no solution to the mystery of who killed them or why was ever determined. Eventually, the case went cold, effectively closed as a probable murder/suicide, and as the years passed the estate gained local notoriety for the ghosts said to haunt the castle and its grounds. The specters are described as altogether terrifying, and bearing the likenesses of the six victims, still wearing their party costumes. They wander the estate seeking, it is said, justice…that is, for the true story of their deaths to be known at last.
The castle has now been purchased by G. Randolph Mullins, Bay City's colorful newspaper and radio station magnate, who -- with an eye to publicity and newspaper sales -- has offered a large cash reward to any intrepid ghost-chasers who can rid the place of its supernatural squatters. An additional reward will be given to anyone who can solve the mystery surrounding the deaths of the former owners and their guests. Ghosts, of course, are mostly nocturnal, so darkness will add its visual limitations, as well as its foreboding ambiance, to the leagues' efforts at ghost busting.
But heck, who's afraid of a few ghosts, anyway?

After Action Report Here: imgur.com/a/Aqc8r
Scenario Rules Here: imgur.com/a/2UtnW
Thanks to Whomever1, and to you for your interest,
rags

Whemever1 Supporting Member of TMP29 May 2017 10:58 p.m. PST

It was a great scenario, and also Rags put up a very nice table,

ragsthetiger01 Jun 2017 1:52 p.m. PST

Here's another pic of the table, just 'cuz Whom was so complimenary about it:


rags

Codsticker01 Jun 2017 10:02 p.m. PST

Yes, the table is definitely top shelf.thumbs up Is it the Pulp Alley standard of 3x3?

ragsthetiger02 Jun 2017 8:35 a.m. PST

Yes, it's on a 3x3 mat. Glad you like it -- it was fun chasing ghosts around on it.

Pulp Alley Sponsoring Member of TMP07 Jun 2017 8:24 a.m. PST

Fantastic table! THANKS for posting.


Dave
Pulp Alley

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