4-Bit Characters Volume 1 – A Miskatonic Repository Review [Call of Cthulhu]

Four-Bit Characters Volume 1 Author: Aaron Vanek Publisher: Chaosium [Miskatonic Repository] Available Format: PDF (DTRPG) – $5 Building non-player characters can be daunting for some. It is easier and quicker to use pre-generated characters instead. Thankfully help is available. Four-Bit Characters Vol. 1 provides 10 non-player characters mirrored off historical personalities for the 7th edition…

Down New England Town – A Miskatonic Repository Review [Call of Cthulhu]

Down New England Town Author: Dr. Michael C. LaBossiere Publisher: Chaosium [Miskatonic Repository] Page Count: 10 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – Pay What You Want [Suggested Price: $0.99] Down New England Town is a short modern-era scenario initially published in 1992, then revised in 1997 for Call of Cthulhu’s 6th edition and again in…

Clone, Retro Clone — Classified: The Role-Playing Game of Covert Operations

Classified: The Role-Playing Game of Covert Operations Author: Joseph Browning Illustrator: Mike Perry Publisher: Expeditious Retreat Press Page Count: 137 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $10 Print – $20 Clone, Retro Clone is not just a catchy title; it’s true. Classified is a retro-clone of Victory Games’ James Bond 007: Role Playing in her Majesties Secret…

The Bottle Episode – A Miskatonic Repository Review [Call of Cthulhu]

The Bottle Episode Author: Benjamin Wenham Publisher: Chaosium [Miskatonic Repository] Page Count: 24 Available Format: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – $6.93 Joshua Abbott, a resident of Kingsport, MA, has mysteriously vanished from within his own home. His secret homosexual lover and boarder Samuel Stein is concerned for his partner’s well-being. Afraid to go to the police and…

Mysterious Monday – A Reality to be Experienced

The time is right for another installment of Mysterious Monday. We semi-regularly publish these short, creepy, and weird story hooks for readers to use as inspirational seeds. If you enjoy reading these or put any of them to use in your own game, let us know in the comments below. Following each narrative hook, several…

Off With Your Head – The Green Knight Movie Review

The Green Knight is a fantasy film released in July of 2021, based on the Arthurian Tale of “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.” At the time of this writing, it is still in some theaters and is available for streaming rental. I should preface this with a caveat—I’m pretty far from an Arthurian scholar…

Surviving is No Easy Feat – The Scourge of the Scorn Lords

The Scourge of the Scorn Lords Meatlandia Book III Author: Ahimas Kerp & Wind Lothamer Publisher: Knight Owl Publishing Page Count: 102 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $12.00 Print/PDF Bundle – $30.00 Old-School Essentials is THE modern dominant force in the OSR gaming scene, with a growing number of third-party products continually…

Four Armageddon Guides in One — Rogue 417

Rogue 417 Author: Richard Tucholka & Robert Sadler Publisher: Tri Tac Games LLC Page Count: 104 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $10 Print – $22.50   Back into print is Tri Tac Games’ Rogue 417 supplement, but it’s more than just that. Mistitled as the single supplement Rogue 417, it is, in…

Aces Up – A Review of Delta Green: PX Poker Night

Delta Green: PX Poker Night Written By: Dennis Detwiller & A. Scott Glancy Revised By: Shane Ivey Publisher: Arc Dream Publishing Year Published: 2020 Page Count: 34 Available Formats: PDF & Print PDF (DTRPG) – $4.99 Print (DTRPG) – $14.99 Delta Green scenarios focus on the modern era—the 1990s to the present. Each scenario centers…

Everything They Touch Rots – A Review of Mexican Gothic

Mexican Gothic Author: Silvia Moreno-Garcia Publisher: Del Ray / Penguin Random House Page Count: 320 Available Formats: Ebook & Print [E]verything they touch rots. Wuthering Heights meets Dracula meets The Shadow Over Innsmouth? I first heard of Mexican Gothic’s author Silvia Moreno-Garcia,  at Necromicon back in September of 2019. She was speaking at a panel on…