Tag Archives: Trail of Cthulhu

Rail Transport in the 1930s

The following article originally appeared on an earlier iteration of See Page XX in December 2007.  You can find Simon’s previous article on Air Transport in the 1930s here, and Sea Transport in the 1930s here. an article for Trail of Cthulhu by Simon Carryer The 1930’s was a period of great innovation in rail technology. The […]

View from the Pelgrane’s Nest – December 2007

The following article originally appeared on an earlier iteration of See Page XX in December 2007.  News from Pelgrane Press This month we’ve released GUMSHOE Unremitting Horror, Robin’s The Birds webcomic and The Compendium of Universal Knowledge. This is the month that we pre-released a limited edition Trail of Cthulhu and the general release version went […]

Interview with Kenneth Hite

The following article originally appeared on an earlier iteration of See Page XX in October 2007.  An Interview with writer Kenneth Hite Kenneth Hite is designing Trail of Cthulhu – a licensed version of Chaosium’s Call of Cthulhu. Here, Ken answers questions posed by our redoubtable forum members. 1. How will sanity and madness be handled- especially as they […]

Air Transport in the 1930s

The following article originally appeared on an earlier iteration of See Page XX in October 2007.  An article for Trail of Cthulhu players by Simon Carryer The 1930s were known, for good reason, as the “Golden Age of Flight”. Technical advances in aviation technology fuelled by the Great War, combined with swiftly developing mass-production, and […]

View from the Pelgrane’s Nest – October 2007

The following article originally appeared on an earlier iteration of See Page XX in October 2007.  News from Pelgrane Press Since the last missive, we’ve attended GenCon, released three new books and playtested the first pass of Trail of Cthulhu. Three new manuscripts have been laid out and are queued for printing, one awaits layout […]

Call of Chicago: Runing Down a Dream

“Professor Webb had been engaged, forty-eight years before, in a tour of Greenland and Iceland in search of some Runic inscriptions which he failed to unearth …” — H.P. Lovecraft, “The Call of Cthulhu” Instead of “Runic inscriptions,” in 1860 Professor Webb finds Cthulhu in West Greenland, on a rocky ledge in the cold. But […]

My Favorite Monster with Kenneth Hite

When Ken selects his favorite monster, he goes for creepy crawlies with a viewpoint. Plus special bonus F20 monster! Trail of Cthulhu is an award-winning 1930s horror roleplaying game by Kenneth Hite, produced under license from Chaosium. Whether you’re playing in two-fisted Pulp mode or sanity-shredding Purist mode, its GUMSHOE system enables taut, thrilling investigative […]

Peacocks in the Empty State

by Adam Gauntlett A scenario seed for Trail of Cthulhu, in which the Investigators must find out who’s been breaking into the Empire State Building. History The Empire State in New York is conceived in the booming, prosperous 1920s, but it breaks ground on October 1st, 1929, when the building previously on that site, the […]

Call of Chicago: After … the Penitent!!

“Monk was asking Vida Carlaw, ‘Do you believe a mysterious jellylike creature did any killing?’ The girl hesitated, nipping at her lips. ‘You probably think I’m foolish, but, after all, no one really knows what is in the depths of the earth. Of course, scientists have a general idea, but there may be—things—down there that […]

My Favorite Monster with Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan

When Ruth Tillman picked ghouls, she scooped Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan for his choice of Favorite Monster. Surely that won’t happen a second time. Trail of Cthulhu is an award-winning 1930s horror roleplaying game by Kenneth Hite, produced under license from Chaosium. Whether you’re playing in two-fisted Pulp mode or sanity-shredding Purist mode, its GUMSHOE system enables […]

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