Tag: Call of Cthulhu

November 1, 2016

Rough Conversions

When I do play testing for The Cthulhu Hack, I often turn to other publishers for their adventures. As I noted in A Call from the Trail, Chaosium and Pelgrane do some good stuff – and it’s pretty easy to convert on the fly. Someone asked whether any conversion rules existed for Call or Trail of Cthulhu. I see fuller consideration of conversion as a much […]

July 5, 2016

Props for The Haunting

Gary Cole, a UK artist who posts his work on Deviant Art under the name Cisticola, has been labouring for some time on several exquisite hand-outs suitable for someone running the classic Cthulhu adventure ‘The Haunting‘. For those who have yet to indulge in my porting of this stalwart classic over to The Cthulhu Hack, these will surely help with the immersion of your game […]

May 17, 2016

A Call from the Trail

In completing playtesting for The Cthulhu Hack, I made a point of using adventures from other varieties of Cthulhu. Both Chaosium and Pelgrane do Cthulhu rather well. The Cthulhu Hack looks to run Cthulhu, too; it just looks to do them simpler. Both Call and Trail of Cthulhu look to recreate a sense of Lovecraftian horror. Investigators from fairly common occupations get mixed up in […]