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Call of Cthulhu 7E: Harlem Hellfighters Never Die

Harlem, New York City, December 1920. Even as the bitter cold envelops the city, Harlem is heating up. A vibrant rent party turns deadly when monstrous attackers show up. In the aftermath, two veterans of World War 1, some of the Harlem Hellfighters, are blamed and arrested. Friends of the veterans try to help them by investigating the attackers, who appeared like undead German soldiers from the War. Something dark stalks the streets of Harlem and only a trio of heroes can stop them!

If you enjoyed this scenario, check out Harlem Unbound, a Cthulhu RPG and sourcebook for running adventures in this fascinating historical era.

Special thanks to Best Pal Brigade‘s Kyle and Kat for joining us for this scenario!

Trail of Cthulhu: Masks of Nyarlathotep – Shanghai – episode 20

EliasSmallPhoto3Nyarlathotep… the crawling chaos… I am the last… I will tell the audient void…I do not recall distinctly when it began, but it was months ago. The general tension was horrible. To a season of political and social upheaval was added a strange and brooding apprehension of hideous physical danger; a danger widespread and all-embracing, such a danger as may be imagined only in the most terrible phantasms of the night…

A band of desperate and hardened investigators step forward to battle the forces of the Crawling Chaos one last time. Only a handful even remember the origins of their mission, but now all realize the stakes. Their destiny awaits at Gray Dragon Island. In blood and madness, they will pay just for a chance for the world to see the dawn one more time. Find out who lives and who dies in the last session of the RPPR run of Masks of Nyarlathotep. Thanks for listening.

Trail of Cthulhu: Masks of Nyarlathotep – Shanghai – episode 19

shanghai-2Shanghai is heating up! Riots, disasters at the harbor, and kidnapped friends are only the start of the team’s problems. Investigating the order of the Bloated Woman and its nefarious leader, Ho Fung, will be no easy task. Even occult investigation methods such as the Dreamlands may prove more dangerous than ever before. The end is drawing near though. Only one more cultist stronghold to raid…

Trail of Cthulhu: Masks of Nyarlathotep – Shanghai – episode 18

hi_pce_37196915_pce-229The campaign goes full circle! Only a few of the original team survived from their initial investigation of a murdered priest, but after a long and harrowing journey, they have returned to the Pearl of the Orient. Now they know what the cult to the Crawling Chaos plans, at least to some degree, but can the heroes find the location of their secret lair? The occult is not the only threat – gangsters, spies, revolutionaries, and corrupt cops also pose a risk. Furthermore, the Yithians have received what they want – without their aid, the investigators are in more danger than ever. Will Shanghai swallow up our stalwart fighters of the unknown? Find out as the last chapter of Masks begins!

Trail of Cthulhu: Masks of Nyarlathotep – Kenya – episode 10

mistercorbitt_09The investigators are in Nairobi, looking into the cult of the Bloody Tongue and the missing Carlyle Expedition. Before they can enlist the aid of locals, including a powerful mystic, they must prove themselves by stopping a potential agent of the Crawling Chaos, Mr. Corbitt and any other cultists in the city. Corbitt owns a mansion connected to evil, but what lurks in the basement will horrify even the most jaded of investigators. Can the team purge the evil hiding in the darkness?