Tag Archives: Kenneth Hite

Call of Chicago: The Shadow From the Office

For the long cases they seized proved upon opening to contain some exceedingly gruesome things; so gruesome, in fact, that the matter could not be kept quiet amongst the denizens of the underworld. — H.P. Lovecraft, The Case of Charles Dexter Ward Although DELTA GREEN keeps most of its attention focused north of Boston during […]

Call of Chicago: The Best Dagger Is A Better Cloak

“I said to him, ‘What disguise will hide me from the world?’ … He looked at me with his large but indecipherable face. ‘You want a safe disguise, do you? You want a dress which will guarantee you harmless; a dress in which no one would ever look for a bomb?’ I nodded. He suddenly […]

Call of Chicago: The Gatiss Addenda

“They say much of blood and bloom, and of others which I comprehend not, though I guess what they mean; but nevertheless they tell us all things which we want to know.” — Abraham Van Helsing, in Dracula, by Bram Stoker Through the persons of writer-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, the BBC (and its […]

Call of Chicago: The Helm of Dungeon-Switching

“I could but tell them how I had just emerged from dungeon and jacket in the morning, and without rhyme or reason, so far as I could discover, had been put back in the dungeon after being out only several hours.” — Jack London, The Star Rover The only problem with dungeon crawls is there […]

Call of Chicago: The Phasmatological Society

They were a chance assembly of people who all happened to have some curious story current in their own family or neighbourhood which had puzzled them, and deserved (as they conceived) further investigation. Each had supposed that his own particular problem was a unique one, and was surprised when he found someone else with a […]

Call of Chicago: Once Upon a Time … in DELTA GREEN

“[S]ome day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of our frightful position therein, that we shall … go mad from the revelation …” — H.P. Lovecraft “Total paranoia is total consciousness.” — Charles Manson Like a certain recent Quentin Tarantino movie, The Fall of DELTA GREEN […]

Hazards of the Rung Sat Swamp

The upcoming Borellus Connection is a gigantic, titanic, cyclopean campaign for Fall of DELTA GREEN. It’s so huge, in fact, that it could not (in its original form) be contained by any binding ritual that could be worked by our printers. It was just huge. Therefore, we’ve a got a wealth of cut material from the campaign that […]

Call of Chicago: Project BLUE BOOK Talking Blues

“Fly the ocean in a silver plane See the jungle when it’s wet with rain Just remember till you’re home again You belong to me. I’ll be so alone without you Maybe you’ll be lonesome too, and blue.” — Jo Stafford, “You Belong to Me” (1963 cover version) In March 1952, U.S. Air Force General […]

Call of Chicago: Pulling Strings, Part 2

Last month we began our perilous exploration of that darkest of all Fall of DELTA GREEN labyrinths: the Federal bureaucracy. More specifically, and contra JFK, we explored what that bureaucracy could do for you — or for your Agent, as he deploys his Bureaucracy ability  in the course of the campaign. (See our previous installment […]

Call of Chicago: Pulling Strings, Part 1

In 1996, an RPG appeared in which you played agents of a secret conspiracy within the Federal government, one that battled Grey aliens, black magicians, and rival government programs. It was perfectly tuned to the late-90s X-Files ambiance, and won plaudits for its deep dives into the cryptic worlds of anomalous science and government bureaucracy. […]

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