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Trail of Cthulhu: Masks of Nyarlathotep – London – episode 5

shipleyAfter fleeing the United States, the investigators have arrived in London! Jackson Elias pursued many leads while he stayed in the UK, so the team has their work cut out for them. Among the leads are the Penhew Foundation, which participated in the Carlyle Expedition and Miles Shipley, an infamous painter with a strange reputation.Interviewing Miles is a far more dangerous task than the investigators realize for reasons they won’t suspect. The forces of the mythos are far more pervasive than the investigators ever realized, but have they learned it too late?

Trail of Cthulhu: Masks of Nyarlathotep – New York – episode 4

dark-young-webThe Boston side quest continues! After learning about a meeting between two cultists, the investigators realize they have a chance to kill an old foe. In order to stop him, they’ll have to case his hideout, figure out a plan of attack, and execute it without incident. Of course, no plan survives initial contact with reality. What tricks does their foe have up his sleeve? Hint: sometimes you don’t see the forest for the giant monster pretending to be a tree.

Trail of Cthulhu: Masks of Nyarlathotep – New York – episode 3

LodgeThe investigators have uncovered a link between Jackson Elias and a mysterious organization called the Order of the Silver Twilight. It seems one of their members stole a book of the occult that Jackson sought out. Eager to get out of New York, the investigators decide to visit the Order’s lodge in Boston. Posting as potential initiates, the investigators must find out the Order’s secrets while pretending to pass as normal citizens. Is everyone in the Order a threat or are innocent civilians mixed in with dangerous cultists? Guest player Jason shows up to aid their mission, but can he mean the difference between success and failure?

Trail of Cthulhu: Masks of Nyarlathotep – New York – episode 2

Having_a_break_by_henningThe investigators have begun to piece together Jackson Elias’ trail, but the cult is not far behind them. They find out that Roger Carlyle’s sister, Erica, may have vital information about the case. She also has a number of vital tomes in her library. The team must dodge assassins, deal with Omri, the white haired woman, and defend Erica from the cult.Will their mysterious allies, the Lamplighters, be enough to stop the cult? Find out in this thrilling episode!

Trail of Cthulhu: Masks of Nyarlathotep – New York – episode 1

masksAfter surviving an encounter with cultists in Hollywood, our brave team of investigators journeys to New York to meet with Jackson Elias. It is January 1925 and the fate of the world hangs in the balance, although no one realizes it yet. The investigators soon realize their fate is intertwined with the infamous Carlyle Expedition of 1919, which met its doom in Kenya in a brutal massacre by angry natives…supposedly. Unraveling the machinations of the Crawling Chaos will take everything they have and even then they may not uncover every Mask of Nyarlathotep!

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