In most mysteries, the investigator’s discovery of the crime restores the world to rights. The detective figures out that the butler did it, and the police arrest the murderer. The crime and its cover-up are an aberration, and uncovering them means the laws and morality of wider society can reassert themselves. The Cthulhu Mythos doesn’t […]
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by Kevin Kulp Last month we explained rules for non-humans and gave you our first Ancestry for Swords of the Serpentine: Intelligent Animals. This month’s Ancestry is originally inspired by The Serpent’s Tongue, a piece of very Eversinkish art by artist Tom Bagshaw. Unsleeping Advisor Ancestry abilities: Ancestry (Unsleeping Advisor), Forgotten Lore, Laws and Traditions, Prophecy […]
In the latest episode of their frog scorning podcast, Ken and Robin talk researching places, archaeologists Tessa and Mortimer Wheeler, Iranian influence on Arthurian legend, and Suzanne Treister’s HEXEN 2.0 tarot.
A scenario hook for Ashen Stars The lasers take a contract from the Combine Xenoarchaelogical Foundation to protect the ruins on Delaney. This largely uninhabited world contains remnant structures from the dimly-known ancient civilization known to Combine scholars as CIVA-3. This enigmatic culture left ruins across the worlds of the Bleed. On Delaney the most […]
For the last, er, twenty-five years or so, I’ve run a Cthulhu game every year at Warpcon. In recent years, they’ve been playtests or first drafts of material intended for publication – scenarios like A Cigarette, a Blindfold and You or, for that matter, Cthulhu City began life as con scenarios. But the early scenarios […]
In the latest episode of their heavily armored podcast, Ken and Robin talk Magnum P.I. in Trail of Cthulhu, J-M & Trish deFoggi, a well-preserved dinosaur, and the wars of 1675.
In the latest episode of their vibrant, well-lit podcast, Ken and Robin talk portraying historical NPCs, the flattening of cinematography, and Ken’s Powell’s Portland book raid.
In the latest episode of their gelid, courageous podcast, Ken and Robin talk mystery protection, Mythos investigator Ernest Shackleton, and Ken’s latest Powell’s Portland book haul.
In the latest episode of their thoroughly charming podcast, Ken and Robin talk AI art at your gaming table, Katarzyna Kuczynska & Marcin Kuczynski, character likability in horror, and magic stones of NYC and their hometowns.
A Foe for The Yellow King Roleplaying Game: Paris Monsieur Anguillerose, or Mr. Eelrose as he translates his name into English, is a singular Carcosan being who enjoys the Parisian nightlife, and killing the people who inhabit it. After spoiling a royal plan in the days before the city of Ys sank, the Pallid King […]