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Call of Chicago: UFO Crash Crash Recovery

29 May: [Royal Nepalese Army] gives three objects to [REDACTED] and tells [REDACTED] that a complete nose cone (fourth object) exists but cannot be seen — US Embassy Nepal, Defense Attache Office report, 23 July 1968 On the night of 25 March 1968, something unknown crashed into Nepal from outer space. Project MOON DUST was […]

Call of Chicago: Tet Sematary

“Crack the Sky, Shake the Earth” — North Vietnamese coded message launching the Tet Offensive Fifty years ago today, the Viet Cong broke its own back by launching the “Tet Offensive” against Saigon, Hué, Da Nang, Nha Trang, Pleiku, every provincial capital (36 cities), and all major US bases in South Vietnam. Between 30 January […]

Call of Chicago: The Hoffman Working

No need to build a stage, it was all around us. Props would be simple and obvious. We would hurl ourselves across the canvas of society like streaks of splattered paint. Highly visual images would become news, and rumor-mongers would rush to spread the excited word. … Once we acknowledged the universe as theater and accepted […]

Call of Chicago: The Summer of DELTA GREEN

Many of us ride winter and summer, but the ultimate thing for us would be to have an endless summer. The only way to do this is to travel around the world. — Narrator, Endless Summer (1966) When older DELTA GREEN agents reminisce – when the painkillers and the bourbon hit at the same time, […]

Call of Chicago: When Flipper Met Dagon

“But let us turn to the Tyrrhenians while they still remain; for under the maddening power of Dionysos the forms of dolphins are creeping over the Tyrrhenians — not at all the dolphins we know, however, nor yet those native to the sea. One of the men has dark sides, one a slippery breast, on […]

Fall of Delta Green Creature Preview – Ghouls

Ken is working hard on Fall of Delta Green, due to be released in summer 2017. Here’s a sneak preview of one of the creatures from it – ghouls. — Ghouls Rubbery, loathsome, foul-smelling humanoids with semi-hooved feet, pointed ears, and claws, ghouls dwell in graveyard warrens, subway tunnels, and the like beneath many human […]

Call of Chicago: OFTEN Is A Word They Seldom Use

“Do you realize that this project concerns human evolution, and that it’s one of the most important questions the human race has ever dealt with? And here these damned fools are thinking in terms of espionage and counter espionage and murder …” — Colin Wilson, The Black Room (1971) The 1970s are not the official […]

Call of Chicago: John C. Lilly, One-Man Mythos

“Cosmic Love is absolutely Ruthless and Highly Indifferent.” — John C. Lilly There are not enough pages in any rulebook, and especially not enough in the Fall of Delta Green chapter that looks like it will have to suffice for both 1960s history and backgrounder and scenario seeds, to tackle even a fraction of the […]

Call of Chicago: Task Force Alpha

“Just as it is almost impossible to be an agnostic in the Cathedral of Notre Dame, so it is difficult to keep from being swept up in the beauty and majesty of the Task Force Alpha temple.” — Leonard Sullivan, Deputy Director of Defense Research & Engineering, in 1968 There are, in fact, lots of […]

Call of Chicago: The Eyes Have It

“The Air Force seems inescapable, like the Eye of God, and soon, you imagine … all will be razed, charred, defoliated by that searching gaze.” — Mary McCarthy, 1967 “The General is another matter. … In his fifties, he is mild, pleasant, soft-spoken, and not bad-looking … but he has hollow eyes. I don’t know quite what […]

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