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Brindlewood Bay

 Author: Jason Cordova  Category: 80s, cozy, cthulhu, elderly, modern, mystery  Publisher: The Gauntlet  Game System: Powered by the Apocalypse

A Game of Cozy Murder and Darkness

Brindlewood Bay is a roleplaying game about a group of elderly women—members of the local Murder Mavens mystery book club—who frequently find themselves investigating (and solving!) real-life murder mysteries. They become increasingly aware that there are supernatural forces that connect the cases they are working on and, in particular, a cult dedicated to the dark, monstrous aspect of the goddess Persephone will come to vex them. 

The game is directly inspired by the television show Murder, She Wrote, but also takes inspiration from the works of H.P. Lovecraft, “cozy” crime dramas, and American TV shows from the ‘70s, ‘80s, and ‘90s.