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CAPITAL LAUNDRY SERVICES - WHAT NEEDS TO BE CLEANED UP?

There are things out there, in the weirder reaches of space-time where reality is an optional extra. Horrible things, usually with tentacles. Al-Hazred glimpsed them, John Dee summoned them, HP Lovecraft wrote about them, and Alan Turing mapped the paths from our universe to theirs. The right calculation can call up entities from other, older universes, or invoke their powers. Invisibility? Easy! Animating the dead? Trivial! Binding lesser demons to your will? Easily doable!

Opening up the way for the Great Old Ones to come through and eat our brains? Unfortunately, much too easy.

That's where the Laundry comes in - it's a branch of the British secret service, tasked to prevent hideous alien gods from wiping out all life on Earth (and more particularly, the UK). You work for the Laundry. The hours are long, the pay is sub-par, the co-workers are... interesting (in the Chinese curse sense of the word), and the bureaucracy is stifling - but you do get to wave basilisk guns and bullet wards around, and to go on challenging and exciting missions to exotic locations like quaint, legend-haunted Wigan, cursed Slough and Wolverhampton where the walls are thin.

You may even get to save the world.

Just make sure you get a receipt.

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The Laundry RPG is a standalone game using the Basic Roleplaying System (Call of Cthulhu). Players take the role of Laundry agents, saving the world from extradimensional, Lovecraftian and occult threats.

 

 
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Nearly e. D. P. [Featured Reviewer]
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May 31st, 2013
What this game brings to the table: A unique contemporary setting that is more than just a British version of Delta Green, An interesting take on Technology based magic, and a dry humour that will tickle any fan of classic British comedy. The BRP system [...]
Alexander L. [Featured Reviewer]
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March 11th, 2013
Originally published at: http://diehardgamefan.com/2013/03/11/tabletop-review-the-laundry-rpg/ The Laundry is a role-playing game based on a series of novels by Charles Stross, called The Laundry Files, which are about a former IT guy who becomes a [...]
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December 21st, 2012
As a civil servant in the UK, I know just what bureaucracy is like, and this game nails it, but brings with it the brilliant combination of black humour and Cthulhu. The quality of the game is exceptional, with it perfectly representing the setting of [...]
Alexander O. [Featured Reviewer]
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February 13th, 2012
Layout The book / PDF document has a great feel to it, as the layout has the look of a dossier of material. While most of the fonts are the same, there are 'paper-clipped' photos and annotations in different paper types and fonts to reinforce that [...]
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January 13th, 2011
This is among the crispest written rule books I've ever read. Frankly, they explain the Call of Cthulhu rules much better than the Cthulhu rule book does itself. On top of that, you've got the wonderful backdrop of the Laundry novels as a setting. Anyone [...]
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278
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978-1-907204-93-7
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CB71200
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December 04, 2010
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Cubicle 7 Entertainment Ltd.
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