When Ed Healy came to Springfield to visit Meta Games, I stopped by to run a one shot of Cthulhu Dark based on the video game Dead Island. Of course, this happened before the game came out so I basically with zombies at a vacation resort and made it up from there. We had quite a few players for this game including RPPR listeners, Ed Healy, Mike from Bear Swarm and some of the RPPR crew. Enjoy the mayhem! Also, BUY MY BOOK
This scenario was played with the excellent ultra-rules-light game, Cthulhu Dark. Download the free PDF and try it out yourself!
In a small town in the Midwest, things are about to change. A priest has turned to desperate measures to see his wish come true: to see the bible brought to life. Unfortunately, when the priest resorts to using a ritual in a book of the occult to make his wish come to life, bad things happen. Find out in this scenario what happens when the bible is literally made true as interpreted by Yog Sothoth!
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.
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.
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
An middleman named Mr. Bartlett hired a crew of mercenaries in 1899 to help his client ‘acquire’ some land in Montana near the town of Eden. The crew rolls into town expecting to intimidate a few locals into signing away the land but they find something far darker, something forged in blood.
Ross as James Rike, a retired bank robber
Shaun as John Harold, soldier turned farmer
Aaron as Elliot Roth, a geologist
Jay B as Maxwell Coleridge, Texas Ranger turned Pinkerton