Bordermen Games

We’ve been playing games for more than forty years. In those years, we’ve also created our fair share. We are writers, artists, designers, playtesters, and more. Our interests are in RPGs, Tactical Wargames, Classic Boardgames, Miniatures, and Card Games in multiple genres. We have been developing and testing The Occult Detective Roleplaying Game for a…

Paint it Black: An Occult Detective RPG Casefile / Chapter Four

Chapter Four: The Magician When last we left our unlikely investigators, they had traveled through the planes in order to access Sam Hill Investigations, an former private detective’s office located in Wabash. Once there, the group saw blood staining the floor, and they could feel dark magic in the air. The building’s current occupant, a…

Paint it Black: An Occult Detective RPG Casefile / Chapter Three

Chapter Three: The Plot Thickens Alone in the basement of Caliburn House, our unlikely investigators are left to lick their wounds after confronting the Demon that had a hand in the Archangel Cassiel’s murder. The Demon had been banished, but not after doing a number on Liam Diggle’s psyche. In spite of this, the reporter…

Paint it Black: An Occult Detective RPG Casefile / Chapter Two

Chapter Two: The Demon’s in the Details “Who dares disturb my slumber?” The creature asked as it rose from the sarcophagus. Expecting an undead abomination, painter Arthur Godson and reporter John Winslow were surprised to see a young woman standing before them. The woman had runes tattooed upon her face, and she radiated an aura…

Paint it Black: An Occult Detective RPG Casefile / Chapter One

Chapter One: Blood and Thunder Our story began with a press release, sent out across the internet, to be found in the inboxes and social media localities frequented by the protagonists of our tale. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arthur Godson — The Painter of Light to Exhibit His Art at Caliburn House WABASH, INDIANA – October…

Episode 4: Gunfight in the O-H Corral

Gathering themselves after crashing through the barn in their runaway mining cart, the Oak Hill Gang were a man down. While OeeoeeO was killed outright, Tausin lay unconscious as Louis and Butcher, along with Jack and Shady, and new recruits Jesse and Gracie Law, faced off against Angus McGregor and his Missouri Mudslingers, a band…

Episode 3: Green Flame!

On the run from the law, The Oak Hill Gang — Butcher Cole, Louis Toadvine, and Tausin Dice — along with Security Officer Jack Kollath, card sharp Shady McCoy, and Navajo Shaman Oee-Oee-O descend into the tunnels beneath Chow Yin’s Laundry.. Joining them was the Reverend Jesse Custer who felt inexplicably drawn into their company….

Episode 2: A Long Night at the Longbranch

The Oak Hill Gang — Butcher Cole, Louis Toadvine, and Tausin Dice — were holed up in Chao Yin’s Chinese Laundry, along with Marshall Roland Deschain, Security Officer Jack Kollath, and the gambler Shady McCoy. As they debated their options, a knock at the door introduced them to Gracie Law, a Pinkerton Agent and Translator…

Episode 1: Big Trouble in Little Smithhall

Jack Kollath, Security Officer for the Union Pacific Rail Road, was assigned to a new post in the town of Smithhall, Arizona and assumed authority on September 17, 1875. He found the town a contradiction, as most frontier town’s tended to be. It was silver rich thanks to the Moorcock Silver Mine north of town,…

Alt-Magic Recap — Episode 64: The Court is Adjourned

Alt-Magic Campaign Episode LXIV The Court is Adjourned Abraxas Silvermane the Wizard (Connor), Akkamas Mohaïva the Warlock (Mike), Braxton Chabbone the Spellbound Paladin (Steve), Jone Constance the Occult Detective (Aaron), Kelwyn the Druid (Rodney), Tim the Rogue/Ranger (Shaun), & Bob the Dungeon Master This Recap was written by Connor (Abraxas) The cold is bitter and…