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Call of Cthulhu: Risam Vellere

Helos, a Greek Occultist, has acquired a complete copy of Al-Azif. Having a desire to keep this acquisition secret, he has sought the most distant translator possible. Posing as a rich merchant, he has come to Saeferne Abbey and engaged the services of Albinus, a translator. His financial “offering” to the church has gained him access to Albinus, and will protect him unless there is conclusive evidence of wrongdoing on his part. During the process of translation, some dark recess of Albinus’ soul has been awakened…

Rob Stith of the Orpheus Protocol podcast as – Brother Wilmot the illuminator
Aaron as brother Hamon the translator
Caleb as Godfrey the bishop’s guard
Birk as brother Tristam the Exorcist

This scenario was published in Caligo Accedndum, available now.

Monster of the Week: A Wizard

A dimensional intrusion threatens the city, yet only three supernaturally gifted heroes are even aware it exists. It manifested as an invisible bubble inside a city park. Everyone who has blundered into it has disappeared and no one has returned. The intrusion is slowly growing and may consume the entire city or even further. To stop it, the heroes must cross the threshold and confront its owner. A Wizard is just that. He wears a pointed hat.

Tom as Johnny the monstrous – werebat
Aaron as Theodore – expert/paranormal investigator
Baz -as Abigail – spell slinger

This scenario is available as a OSR/system-free PDF on Itch.io. It was part of the recent Itch.Io racial equality bundle.

Call of Cthulhu: Bereavement

Content Warning: Reference to real-world tragedies in this scenario
From the Author: During quarantine, I was thinking a lot about the nature of grief, specifically how it diffuses when shared, how it spreads out and thins across distance and time. There is no mention of Covid-19 in the scenario, but this is my personal attempt at processing the shared grief of the ongoing pandemic.

Synopsis: A therapy group meets every week in the basement of a local church. When a freak winter storm isolates them, they realize one member has gone too far to overcome their grief. Can they survive the storm and the horror beyond comprehension?

Ross as Iris
Maddy as Lindsey
Holly as Ruth
Baz as Jim
Birk as Adrian
Caleb as the GM

Fear Itself: Weep Not Manor

Content Warning: This episode features brief descriptions of torture.

Synopsis: Weep Not Manor is considered the nation’s most extreme haunted house. Open only on Halloween night, only invited guests are allowed to experience the terrors inside. It is free, but getting an invitation requires a pre-screening interview. Three participants are about to find out the truth behind the manor.

Caleb – Stefan Maric, a VICE news intern
Birk – Robert “Corpserot” Preston, a grindcore singer
Aaron – Allan “roughing it” Cartwright, a Youtuber.

Call of Cthulhu: Sundown

The year is 1880, and the posse is forming.It’s easy to feel alone as the shadows gather and the pale moon rises over the High Plains. The Apache say that on nights like this, the cold wind from the prairie has a mind of its own – a malignant chill, born of the darkness, which eats at your warmth, and steals all compassion.

It was a night like that when Barton Duvall rode into Tombstone. A night like that when they found what was left of little Alina Hundle – the few sad remains, barely recognizable, that Barton had left for her family to bury. And, it was a night like that when you realised that justice was more than a word bandied around by fearful shopkeepers – it was a necessity.

This episode is based on the scenario Sundown, available here.
Cast:
Aaron as  Sandy the doctor
Birk as Jerry the teen
Caleb as Wade the drifter
Jason as Father allan
Sean as Bruce the old man