Onward to Rome! A Review of 7th Edition Guide to Cthulhu Invictus

Guide to Cthulhu Invictus Author: Oscar Rios with William Adcock, Stuart Boom, and Chad Bowser Publisher: Golden Goblin Press Page Count: 198 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (Golden Goblin Press) – $24.99 Print (Golden Goblin Press) – $49.95 Print+PDF (Golden Goblin Press) – $65.00 Introduction Cthulhu Invictus, a supplement for Chaosium’s Call of Cthulhu…

The Journey: Masks of Nyarlathotep Session #1

This past weekend I began what will amount to long and beautifully twisted journey into the world of Chaosium’s Masks of Nyarlathotep. This short post will serve as the start of a “living” journal to capture the highlights and interesting experiences of not only my players, but my own as well. If this type of…

Call of Cthulhu Investigators in World War I

In our current Call of Cthulhu campaign, the year is 1915. We’re working our way through the time period of the First World War. Unlike some games set in that period, the characters are all civilians. That’s not to say they’ll never be in the line of fire – a trip on R.M.S. Lusitania illustrated…

A Look at Church of Chiropteran Wisdom

Church of Chiropteran Wisdom Author: Sal North Publisher: Chaosium’s Miskatonic Repository Page Count: 6 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – Pay What You Want This is a very small plug-and-play scenario that doubles as a location that is meant to be dropped into an existing call of Cthulhu game or something that could be used as…

The Troublesome Legacy of H.P. Lovecraft

Like most gamers, I got my start with Dungeons & Dragons. However, my favorite RPG is most certainly Call of Cthulhu. As I write this, there is a lot of controversy about numerous allegations that Zak S. abused women he was in relationships with. In the interests of disclosure, I find those allegations to be…

Call of Cthulhu Aboard R.M.S. Lusitania

Call of Cthulhu games often takes place in different historical eras, most commonly in the 1920s. My current game is set a decade earlier, in the 1910s, based in Boston Massachusetts. I’ve been greedily mining newspaper articles as adventure seeds – often a small police report can serve as an inspiration for an adventure. However,…

Chaosium Launching New Twitch Channel

It was recently announced that Chaosium, Inc. will be starting a Twitch channel in the coming days, January 12th to be precise. For those of you that are into Twitch, I suspect this is going to be a great channel! Out of the gate, they’re going to be streaming sessions of Horror on the Orient…

Mysterious Monday – 5 Plot Hooks for Your Next Horror Game [3 Dec 18]

I recently ran a Twitter poll that asked followers to vote on the theme of the next Mysterious Monday article. Of the choices presented, historically themed story seeds that focused on Charleston, SC was the clear winner. Therefore, I give to you, five new plot hooks that are inspired by my own local history. If…

No Man’s Land: WWI Mythos Action with the Lost Battalion

No Man’s Land: WWI Mythos Action with the Lost Battalion Author: Sam Johnson Illustrations: Tom Sullivan, John Mirland, & Drashi Khendup Publisher: Chaosium Page Count: 82 Published Date: 1998 Available Formats: PDF PDF (DTRPG) – $6.95 “It is again impressed upon every officer and man of this command that ground once captured must under no…

Initial Thoughts – Call of Cthulhu Video Game

Real life is thwarting my efforts to get more play time in of the new Call of Cthulhu video game, but nonetheless, I have logged a measly 4 hours. I have managed to make way into chapter 5. I have no idea how many chapters there are yet, but I know from other folks that…