The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Fall of Magic
Countdown: A Play-by-EMail Roleplaying Game
Neverwinter Campaign Setting
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game
Microscope
The One Ring Roleplaying Game
Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide
Trail of Cthulhu
Delta Green
We Be Goblins!
The Quiet Year
One Shot
Lords of Gossamer & Shadow
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
The End of the World: Zombie Apocalypse
The Old School Renaissance Handbook
Lone Wolf Adventure Game
Out of the Abyss
StoryCube: The Roleplaying Game
Menagerie of Mayhem
AA#03: The Curse of the Witch Head
Lady Blackbird
The Compact Trail of Tsathoggua
Dark Dungeons
Maps of Middle Earth
Eclipse Phase Core Rulebook
Different Worlds (Issue 44 - Nov 1986)
Fiasco
The Age of Shadow
Book 1: The Legion of Shadow
Adventurer Conqueror King System
Numenera
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Beginner Game
Star Trader
Ryuutama: Natural Fantasy Role Play
Monster Manual (D&D 5e)
Princes of the Apocalypse
Dear Mr. Hadley (the Hallway Game)
Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game Boxed Set (Second Edition)
Symbaroum Core Rulebook
Downfall
Swords of the Skull-Takers
Mystic Pangolin (Issue 2 - Feb 2016)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Other Strangeness
A Penny for My Thoughts
Orpheus
The Esoterrorists
Adventure 07: Broadsword
Polaris: Chivalric Tragedy at Utmost North
Information
Primary Name
The Laundry
RPG System
RPG Mechanic
Honors
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 9015
Description Edit | History

Publisher blurb:

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.

THE LAUNDRY roleplaying game is based on the award-winning Laundry series (THE ATROCITY ARCHIVES, THE JENNIFER MORGUE, THE FULLER MEMORANDUM) by the even-more-award-winning CHARLES STROSS, and uses the also-award-winning BASIC ROLEPLAYING SYSTEM (CALL OF CTHULHU).

More Information Edit | History

Related Microbadges

mb - The Laundry RPG fan

Linked Items
Relationship: Sort: Category: Genre:
Pg. 1 of 2 » 2
Rank 0
Num Ratings 1
Average Rating 7.50
Num Owned 6
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 1
Comments 0
Year Published 2015
Rank 1308
Num Ratings 13
Average Rating 7.54
Num Owned 55
Prev. Owned 4
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 2
Wishlist 6
Comments 5
Year Published 2011
Rank 0
Num Ratings 4
Average Rating 8.90
Num Owned 4
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 1
Wishlist 1
Comments 1
Year Published 2011
Rank 0
Num Ratings 1
Average Rating 6.00
Num Owned 16
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 1
Wishlist 3
Comments 1
Year Published 2013
Rank 0
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Num Owned 2
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 1
Comments 0
Year Published 2014
Rank 0
Num Ratings 2
Average Rating 8.00
Num Owned 28
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 1
Wishlist 2
Comments 2
Year Published 2013
Rank 415
Num Ratings 29
Average Rating 7.72
Num Owned 126
Prev. Owned 5
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 6
Wishlist 21
Comments 7
Year Published 2010
Rank 3287
Num Ratings 6
Average Rating 7.42
Num Owned 47
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 2
Wishlist 4
Comments 1
Year Published 2011
Rank 0
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Num Owned 0
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 2
Wishlist 5
Comments 0
Year Published 2010
Rank 0
Num Ratings 2
Average Rating 7.50
Num Owned 27
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 4
Comments 2
Year Published 2012
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Rank: 264
Num Ratings: 14
Average Rating: 7.25
Standard Deviation: 1.26
Num Views: 3758
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 3.0
Fans: 10
Personal Comments: 3
Users Owning: 45
Users Wanting: 1
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 45
Plays This Month: 0
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.