Imagine the real world BUT there is also magic and fantastical creatures like elves, centaurs, and orcs. This did not change history or culture in the slightest. Like, aside from there being orcs and magic, everything is literally identical. The Alamo happened. Crazy, huh? Now there’s a crystal ball, which is like an artillery strike, but it can also do useful things. Maybe not like grant a wish, but still it’s pretty useful. However, only special people called Dims can use crystal balls. In this world, a crystal ball winds up in the wrong hands and everyone is after it. Guns are involved.
A group of bar buddies discover that one of their friends has radically changed his life and seems to be an abusive relationship. They investigate to see if they can help him out of the relationship but soon learn that things are not as they seem. The friend has delusions of another girlfriend, a perfect manic pixie dream girl, while a shady barfly knows too much about the dark secrets behind what’s going on. Four men plunge into the occult underground without knowing what they’re doing or exactly why.
Wendy is calling in some favors. Four men owe Wendy big and they have to repay it by doing a small job for her. Saying no is not an option. The job itself sounds pretty simple. Retrieve some cookies, a cake, and a video recording of a failed cooking show shot just outside city limits. Of course, it won’t be that simple. It seems the debtors have some competition, occult groups willing to kill for the baked goods. Join us for our first game of Unknown Armies!