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,…

From the Silver Screen: The Lost Battalion (1919)

The Lost Battalion Directed by: Burton L. King Produced by: Edward A. MacManus Written by: Charles Logue Premiered: July 28, 1919 FORWARD. For the first time in the history of the world you are to look upon a motion picture re-enacted by those who live again the historic events for which a grateful nation commended them. There is fact and record…

Harlem Unbound – 2nd Edition Cover Art Revealed

The second edition of Harlem Unbound is getting a little closer to becoming a reality. Chaosium (via Chris Spivey) just released a cover image and the new art style and direction of the cover is amazing. The art was created by the talented, Brennan Reece. I enjoyed reading and reviewing the 1st edition of the…

Thoughts on Bayt Al Azif – A New Mythos Infused Magazine

Here at Rolling Boxcars, we had the chance to once again, collaborate on a review. This time it’s the new Call of Cthulhu and Mythos infused magazine Bayt Al Azif. We both ordered copies of the magazine with high hopes and probably higher expectations that this would be groundbreaking, even a scene-changing product. We’re suitably…

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…

Paws, Claws, and Tentacles: A look at Cathulhu

Cathulhu: Velvet Paws on Cthulhu’s Trail Authors: Ingo Ahrens, Adam Crossingham & Daniel Harms Publisher: Sixtystone Press Page Count: 69 Available Formats: PDF and print PDF (DTRPG) – $18.99 Print – $12.99 “The Cats of Uthar“, H.P. Lovecraft tale about a towns’ cosmic cats, that can jump to the moon and “Felidae” a novel by the German…

New Call of Cthulhu Video Game – Review Copy in Hand

I’m doing my happy dance! This is an exciting week for me (Modoc), I just received my review copy of the new Call of Cthulhu video game from Focus Home Interactive. This will be new territory for me and for Rolling Boxcars. I’m not usually a video game player, but being a Call of Cthulhu…

CoC: Reign of Terror Now Available on Fantasy Grounds

This one is for all of you Call of Cthulhu and Fantasy Grounds enthusiasts. Today, I received the Fantasy Grounds newsletter and I’m happy to report that Call of Cthulhu: Reign of Terror is now available on Fantasy Grounds. I ran this locally and it was ton of fun. I may have to grab this…