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Curse of the Chthonians (Spoilers). This compilation of scenarios was one that I initially found a major mixed bag, though in retrospect, part of. Curse of the Chthonians: Four Odysseys Unto Deadly Intrigue (Call of Cthulhu roleplaying) [William Barton, William Hamblin, David A. Hargrave, Sandy. Curse of the Chthonians (Call of Cthulhu) [David A. Hargrave, Bill Barton, William Hamblin, Lisa A. Free, Tom Sullivan] on *FREE* shipping on.

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It was still worth the money to me. Ralph Kelleners marked it as to-read Jan 19, This scenario is, in my opinion, the best in the book, with at least a few excellent elements for inclusion in a campaign, chthnians one of the best role playing challenges a Keeper can throw at a player in the long run, if one of the options is played out. Want to Read saving…. Investigation uncovers a more definite connection as they discover a cult whose members are the workers of this carnival, all or nearly all of them.

While his behavior is erratic, there is little perceived reason to believe the professor has gone mad, and the connection to Chaugnar Faugn may be clear to the players, but should not be to the characters ironically, in spite of a personal fondness for this Great Old One, it may be necessary to switch for another entity to come up with something less obvious or the Keeper may have to obscure the nature of the entity a bit this latter is the course I would recommend.

Aibohpphobia added it Jan 11, Notify me of new comments via email. Ronald Clarke marked it as to-read Dec 24, John Chtyonians added it Sep 12, I will admit though, that I could enjoy using a large part of the middle of this one in other scenarios. Dhthonians find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: What mere vision is powerful enough to kill a wizened rabbi?

It does lead the players more than a little, and keep them from knowing all that is going on around them for much of its duration, and calls for considerable care in running it properly, notably to keep the players from feeling that they are being herded through a course of events. Refresh and try again.


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What mere vision is powerful enough to kill a wizened rabbi? Bryn added it Jul 27, Return to Book Page. Is the newest exhibit at the Museum of Natural History a crude representation of an elephant, or is it a thing out of the depths of time?

Many of them are pretty much death traps, but not all, this chthoians a tough one, a very tough one, and not the best written among them.

Darren marked it as to-read Nov 23, Open Preview See a Problem?

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It’s even more impressive you do that now that I’m an adult! Other books in the series. Zed added it Feb 06, Investigators will be confounded by four of the most detailed scenarios ever published for Call of Cthulhu.

To further complicate the situation, some innocents or relatively innocents, rather may be working at the park, including some rented space inside the park. I would possibly consider blending it with another scenario, and doing something to give the players some better feeling of hope on getting out of the situation at the end of the scenario. Rollspelaren marked it as to-read Jul 20, Four Odysseys into Deadly Adventure Curse of the Chthonians contains four detailed scenarios for the Call of Cthulhu roleplaying game, plus an examination of the Kabbalistic science of Gematria which seeks to derive secret or mystical meaning from the very letters that form the words of Scripture and occult texts.

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There is a cluster of ghouls in subterranean caverns, and a Chthonian to be met as well with at least hints of more of them lurking nearby. Sami Koskinen rated it liked it Dec 20, Jim Overton added it May 29, The path to the city has some of the best elements in the scenario including a traitor in their midst, and the scenario built in such a way that said traitor can be any chthoians several npcs the players will be interacting with.

Who would kill for a ceremonial dagger? This scenario leads players on an expedition to the Nameless City, and while there are parts of this scenario I love, the hook and the pivotal portions of the conclusion are not among those parts.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. The campaign resumes, and this scenario takes a pause of sorts, with the daughter an intermittent npc, but remaining part of the situation. There is another concern about this scenario for me. This scenario involves a circus with a dark secret, a basic concept that has shown up in occasional films and stories, and a few scenarios over the years. This site uses cookies. Add tags Tags separate by space: Ron Lasner added it Jan 22, Paperback2nd Editionpages.

As indicated by the name, the Great Old One Chaugnar Faugn is involved in the story, believed by all to be a statue at the local museum. Skill Based buy or gain skills. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Books by William A. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Dreams that persist for investigators, when researched, lead said investigators to a scholar of the Kaballah, who starts the players on a path that leads ultimately to a quest to find the Nameless City itself.

Derek Dewitt marked it as to-read Sep 04, Home Recent Additions Welcome Wiki. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

With a cultist hounding them from hiding if possible, the players curde drawn to ruins in Egypt that are either unexplored or underexplored, and the party will find themselves ultimately in subterranean chambers, confronting Nyarlathotep himself in one of his more human guises. The Curse of Chaugnar Faugn This scenario is, in my opinion, the best in the book, with at least a few excellent elements for inclusion in a campaign, and one of the best role playing challenges a Keeper can throw at a player in the long run, if one of the options is played out.