Ghosts, UFOs, Cryptids, Magic. Investigate them all!
My name is Carla Maples. I’m a crime scene analyst for the Boston Police Department. But I wasn’t here on official business; this was my night off. You see, I’m also a paranormal investigator for a group called the Foundation for Paranormal Investigation. Personally, I’ve never seen anything that conclusively proves that the paranormal is real, but you can say that I have a professional curiosity.
Anyway, I was standing in the... [Read Full Story]
It’s the real world. But it’s not the world that most people think it is. Ghosts haunt old houses. Strange creatures roam the wilderness areas of our world. UFOs fly in our skies, mutilate cattle, and abduct humans for mysterious medical experiments. People live among us who can move objects with their minds, read thoughts and emotions, and even leave their own bodies to travel invisibly. And yes, there are real magicians out there, mages who use elaborate rituals and meditation to cast spells and cause change in our world.
You’re a paranormal investigator. You have a day job, like everyone else, but at night you investigate the mysteries of our world and try to gather proof of the paranormal. You use every means at your disposal to prove, beyond doubt, that the paranormal is real. Using both science and metaphysics as tools, you are part of an elite team that is dedicated to solving these mysteries. You are a member of the Foundation for Paranormal Investigation.
The Investigator’s Handbook
Anyone with an interest in the paranormal would love this. The entire second half of the book is a fully researched non-fiction book about the paranormal and paranormal investigation. It covers a wide variety of topics, as listed in the menu to the left. Every now and then, there are bits that describe how to use the topic in the game, but they are nicely called out so that you can easily tell which is part of the game, and which is not.
Get your friends together and build interactive stories within the setting of paranormal investigation. Investigate haunted houses, go on expeditions to search for strange creatures, look for evidence of UFOs, and so on.