Trail of Cthulhu

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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Trail of Cthulhu – The Dream Factory – Part 2

df2The secrets of Hollywood have never been so dark! After experiencing missing time, the private investigators discover a secret cult operating within Los Angeles. Their cryptic allies have told them the cult owns a weapon that can destroy the cursed mirror in their possession, but what is it? Even if they find the weapon, their mission to rescue the actress from the clutches of the cult will be no easier. It is all building to a confrontation with the elusive leader of the cult, but will anyone survive to investigate certain events in New York in January 1925?

Trail of Cthulhu – The Dream Factory – Part 1

dream-factory-1Picking up from Shanghai Bullets, a group of investigators has possession of a deadly mythos artifact as they return from China to America. Unfortunately it also appears to be indestructible. They research methods of destroying the cursed thing and soon find themselves embroiled in investigating the supernatural full time, including bouts of missing time and encounters in the Dreamlands. This eventually leads them to a missing person’s case in Hollywood. A young actress has disappeared before her next film is set to debut. The investigators know it is tied to the occult, but they have no idea how far down the mystery goes.Finding the actress is somehow tied to destroying the artifact, but how?

Trail of Cthulhu: Shanghai Bullets

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Synopsis: Guns-blazing danger portends and international intrigue unfurls in the city of conspiracy, the licentious, opium-infused Berlin of the East. In the shadow struggle between nations, no weapon is more fiercely coveted than the star mirror. It brings blood-draining death from beyond the stars! A group of investigators meets in Shanghai in order to uncover the mystery behind the death of a priest. They find far more than they could possibly imagine.  This scenario is part of Stunning Eldritch Tales, although it was changed to take place in the 1920s, rather than the 1930s.

Edit: Thanks to Matt from the Drunk and Ugly podcast, there is an improved quality version of this episode.

Trail of Cthulhu: The Final Revelation – The Rending Box

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In an antiques shop in North London, there is a box. Inside the box is an ancient creature, seeping through into the world. It will show the Investigators the universe as it really is. The Rending Box is the final Purist adventure for Trail of Cthulhu. The previous scenarios, The Dying of St Margaret’s, The Watchers in the Sky and The Dance In The Blood have hinted about an immense, fecund creature, spawning beneath the soil of the Lake District. In The Rending Box, the Investigators see that creature. Indeed, they may discover everything: the patterns behind the universe, the monsters older than time, the secrets that break your mind. And all they need to do is open a box.

This is the fourth and final installment of the Final Revelation. Can the secrets learned by the Friday Group find the source of the upcoming apocalypse and stop it? What is the Final Revelation? Find out in the campaign finale!