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Hypothetical Games: An American Gods RPGI'm about a hundred pages away from finishing my re-reading of one of my all time favourite fantasy novels, American Gods. I know, I once ran at least two roleplaying campaigns online, but this? This, my friends, is what happens when my mind wanders off to strange places.Hypothetical Games: An American Gods RPG2 years ago in Personal
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For those who've forgotten, allow me to remind you. American Gods posits the gods, monsters and so forth of myth, legend, religion and folklore are real, made manifest simply by the sheer power of concentrated human belief. Many of the Old World supernaturals were carried by their peoples who had immigrated to America, and for a time they thrived in the new land. Then, as the years went by, as the number of their followers dwindled...they waned.
The gods have weakened, reduced to shadows of their former selves. In the modern day, they struggle to get by in a land that - in reality - has no time and no care for old gods.
Unfortunately, to make matters worse, their replacements - the new gods - are le