This post contains spoilers about the Netflix show "Dark".
In the TV show there are 3 time periods, 1953, 1986 and 2019. Obviously there are changes in the way the world is between the time periods. Certain things are constant however, like cars, phones, roads etc. I realized quite quickly last night that doing a time travel game similar to the show would work extremely well with Dark Places Demogorgons! Rather than try and pull off some kinda of typical D&D fantasy game. The neat thing about trying something like this is you can have relatives in the time periods of the characters.
So using the dark mold I could easily start the thing in 1986 (because DP&D is set in the 80s!) and then time travel to now which is easy, and I love the 50's so that would be easy to write that as well. I would think that have a central location like a Diner or a Bar would be handy. Maybe the jukebox in the bar is bright shiney new in the 50s and barely useable in the 2020's with scratched records.
The other thought I had was running a "Call of Cthulhu" game with this, however I'm not that well versed in the rules of the game, and I'm not really a horror guy.
Anyways, just some thoughts. I think it could be interesting.
If you get a chance watch the show if you haven't already! It's wonderful.
I briefly discussed this idea on my podcast last night.
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