What’s He Building In There?

Title taken from the Tom Waits track.


This blossomed into a scenario where the PCs were sent to investigate a murder. A newcomer to a quiet US suburb was found beaten to death in his home. The house is trashed. And no-one else in the suburb heard or saw anything…

Anyone else have done something similar? Created a scenario out of a song? (And let’s face it. this song is pretty much the entire inspiration for Desperate Housewives. Imagine the pitch – “It’s like that Tom Waits track….but with boobs!”

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2 Responses to What’s He Building In There?

  1. Josh says:

    I quite enjoy the concept of this post. How did it turn out?

  2. matt says:

    I figured it would go one of two ways.

    If the PCs were law abiding, they’d find out everything and leave it to the police.
    If not, they’d take the law into their own hands.

    I was wrong

    Ever have the sensation of the plot characters taking over? In this case, the PCs were picked off one by one by the townsfolk…

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