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Author Topic: Victorian Parlour Games  (Read 1006 times)
Rogue Ætherlord
Canada Canada

Student in Techno-Shamanism and Lyncanthrope

« on: December 10, 2016, 10:36:29 pm »

Something for your steampunk themed party (steamparty ? ) :
« Last Edit: December 10, 2016, 10:38:24 pm by chicar » Logged

The word pagan came from paganus , who mean peasant . Its was a way to significate than christianism was the religion of the elite and paganism the one of the savage worker class.

''Trickster shows us how we trick OURSELVES. Her rampant curiosity backfires, but, then, something NEW is discovered (though usually not what She expected)! This is where creativity comes from—experiment, do something different, maybe even something forbidden, and voila! A breakthrough occurs! Ha! Ha! We are released! The world is created anew! Do something backwards, break your own traditions, the barrier breaks; destroy the world as you know it, let the new in.''
Extract of the Dreamflesh article ''Path of The Sacred Clown''
Zeppelin Captain
United Kingdom United Kingdom

« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2016, 12:03:43 am »

Many thanks for sharing this - there are a few there we may try out over Christmas.

Kensington Locke
United States United States

« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2016, 05:40:43 pm »

Interesting find.  I wonder how these hold up in our modern day of serious gamers Smiley
United Kingdom United Kingdom

« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2017, 04:02:17 pm »

Have you seen Amy's Christmas parlour game from the Big Bang Theory? She blows a ball of wool back and forth across a dining table.  As much fun as slowly being poisoned by the arsenic in the Victorian wall paper...
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