Category Archives: Call of Cthulhu

COC: The Peaslee Formula

So, I’m not going to summarize the adventure, because it is best used as a surprise, but we completed it in two nights of playing and it was a sanity sucker. Several characters are now ready for forced retirement. I’m … Continue reading

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COC: The End of the Lodge

Lillian, Jonathan, & Alpine approached the tunnels of the lodge on June 14 at 5 am. Jonathan’s bodyguards — Johnny and Joanny McGlerigel – stumbled onto a hidden sinkhole, falling 140 feet to their death. “Aw, that’s too bad,” consoled … Continue reading

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COC: Invading the Lodge, Again

On Mar. 7, the players first explored the home of disappeared Ben Anna, but were discovered there by a police officer staking out the place. Jack played Father O’Donnell, since Ben had disappeared. Jonathan Putnam was caught with his shotgun, … Continue reading

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COC: Joining the Lodge

We started a new campaign, this time using Call of Cthulhu. The campaign begins on Feb. 6, 1920, in Boston. The players live in Newton, on the west side. In this first session of the new campaign, the players met … Continue reading

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Call of Cthulhu Game starting

We are shifting away from Navah for a while and instead playing a 2nd edition COC campaign set in Boston, 1920. We’ll be meeting in Newton, MA, on Wednesday nights, 6-10 pm. Reply if you are interested.

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Role-playing (Immersion) vs. Social Gaming (Pizza & Pretzels)

I was reminded last night that there is a difference in how I play in different campaigns. When there is a deeply detailed fantasy world that I can buy into, I emphasize role-playing over social gaming. That means I enjoy … Continue reading

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A List of Lovecraft’s Arkham Characters

When I was prepping for an Arkham campaign, I went through Lovecraft’s stories and put this list together of all the characters he mentioned. If you are running Call of Cthulhu (COC), you might find it useful. Lovecraft’s characters in … Continue reading

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