Tag Archives: Call of Cthulhu

AetherCon Updates (May)

  We received the recent updates about the incoming AetherCon Online RPG Convention (announcement), and there are many things happened since our last update in February.    Multiple events were added to the schedule, including Leverage, Atomic Highway and Shadowrun scenarios. Many new Game Masters and artists joined the convention, and Pinnacle Entertainment Group offered to contribute prize… Read More »

AetherCon updates (febr. 14.)

  Last week we published the announcement for the AetherCon Online RPG Convention. Today let me share with you the latest updates about the convention, including the increasing number of games to be played and new artists for the Artist Enclave.   They are still looking for Game Masters for a lots of games, so if you feel… Read More »

AetherCon Online RPG Convention Announcement

  Grab your virtual dice bags folks and mark down November 16-18, 2012 on your calendar, the AetherCon Online RPG Convention is coming to your computer.   The AetherCon will be featuring tabletop RPGs of all types throughout the weekend highlighted by four three day tournaments of Pathfinder, Call of Cthuhlu, Savage Worlds, and Shadowrun.   Additionally vendors,… Read More »

Sundown – a free Call of Cthulhu adventure of the Old West !

Sundown is a free Call of Cthulhu adventure, set in the Old West. It’s a really great tribute by Dale Envy, to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Call of Cthulhu.   Imaginary Empire released Sundown, a free Call of Cthulhu adventure written by Dale Eny to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Call of Cthulhu. It’s setting is no other,… Read More »

The Klarkash-Ton Cycle

I usually don’t talk about non-RPG books here on Stargazer’s World, but I don’t think it will hurt when I do from time to time. “ The Klarkash-Ton Cycle ” is part of a collection of Cthulhu Mythos books published by Chaosium. The 220-paged book contains 11 horror short stories written by Clark Ashton Smith, who was one of major contributor’s to the so-called…

The Klarkash-Ton Cycle

I usually don’t talk about non-RPG books here on Stargazer’s World, but I don’t think it will hurt when I do from time to time. “ The Klarkash-Ton Cycle ” is part of a collection of Cthulhu Mythos books published by Chaosium. The 220-paged book contains 11 horror short stories written by Clark Ashton Smith, who was one of major contributor’s …

Lazy Thursday video post

As you all well know the people running this blog just love H.P. Lovecraft’s work. So it’s no surprise that I am very excited about “The Whisperer in Darkness”, a movie that should soon be available on DVD. It was created by the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society which already brought us the most awesome “Call of Cthulhu” silent movie! Check out the latest trailer below!

Player Advice: Make your character come alive!

This post came out of a conversation I was having with Michael over IM about my nick, Sunglar. I actually came up with the name for a story I wrote in 8 th grade, before I began gaming and ended up using it for my very first character as a player. Sunglar had many incarnations in RPGs, as a character, NPC, even villain, and eventually became my identity …

Hey Peter…Whuuut’s Happening?

Seems we have a bit of a problem. Ya see, we’re putting the new cover sheets on all of our TPS reports.

[Horror] Take Your World and Break It

Tweet One of the most powerful ways to run a modern day horror campaign is to take the familiar and start blending in a little bit of strange.  The differences don’t have to be dangerous right away, just strange enough to make the players feel threatened or at least ill-at-ease.  This form of discomfort keeps the players …

[Horror] Take Your World and Break It

Tweet One of the most powerful ways to run a modern day horror campaign is to take the familiar and start blending in a little bit of strange.  The differences don’t have to be dangerous right away, just strange enough to make the players feel threatened or at least ill-at-ease.  This form of discomfort keeps the players guessing as to what…

Games I was sad to see go away…

Tweet I guess we’ve all had them. The system you love; the one you can’t wait for the next supplement to come out for. And then all of a sudden, BOOM, cancelled! Thankfully in the age we live in most systems with a modicum of popularity live on in the internet. Some even thrive. Still it’s not easy seeing the one you love go away. If you’ve…

The stars are right… For a winner! The results of the Realms of Cthulhu Giveaway Contest

Following the post for the Realms of Cthulhu giveaway, many of our loyal readers sent in their submissions and once the contest closed we sat down to give each one good read. After much consideration and difficult deliberation, Michael and I have agreed on a winner. All entries were excellent, making the deliberation process an arduous one. We thank each and everyone who …

Review: End Time

Dr. Michael C. LaBossiere’s End Time is a dark vision of the future, a world where the stars where right and humanity had to abandon Earth. The book itself also had a quite tumultuous past. The basic idea came from LaBossiere’s own adventure Blood Moon which has been published in Chaosium’s Strange Aeons. Then “End Time” was meant to be published by Pagan Publishing but…

Review: Cthulhu Rising

Usually Call of Cthulhu games are set into the 1920s, the Victorian age or modern times. But there are some exceptions. This week I want to have a look at two books that help Keepers running Call of Cthulhu games in the future. Cthulhu Rising starts off as a classic SF setting. Humanity has reached the stars, FTL travel, extrasolar colonies, androids and artificial intelligence …

Cthulhu’s Dark Cults Anthology Available Now!

Cthulhu’s Dark Cults Ten Tales of Dark & Secretive Orders Fiction Anthology Call of Cthulhu Fiction Series Edited by David Conyers Cover Art by Steve Gilberts CHA 6044 $14.95 256 Pages isbn 1-56882-235-9 The book contains 10 short stories, all around the world, about the worshipper cults of the Old Ones and Cthulhu. Dustin Wright (Chaosium.com) writes :… Read More »

Cthulhu 101

Do You Know Cthulhu? “No?!? Never fear! Cthulhu 101 lets you in on the mystery, and lays it all out in the open. From “How do you pronounce Cthulhu?” to the 8 Best Cthulhoid Board Games, Cthulhu 101 has most of the questions, and all of the answers. Do you know the shocking truth about Hastur? Which Elder… Read More »