Masks of Nyarlathotep: Call of Cthulhu. Our location is a commuter train that is taking me back from Manchester to the suburb in which I live. There was also a section on what was then called American Indian mythology yes, I know, but this was What do you expect? This mythology, which I was to learn was the invention of some guy called H. Lovecraft, was unlike anything I had encountered before in any form of fiction.
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The new edition of Masks of Nyarlathotep is a complete revision and updating of this epic multi-part campaign set in , in which steadfast investigators must unravel secrets and battle the minions of darkness in an attempt to stop world-shattering events from destroying humanity. Get the Stunning Slipcase Set! Global campaign covering seven countries in five continents!
Packed with encounters, side-track adventures, detailed adversaries, geographical information, and more! Presented in full color, with new artwork, maps and floor plans, and ready to use player handouts. Appendices collect spells, tomes, artifacts, and travel advice. Ultimate edition, packed full of advice and tips.
The original six-chapter campaign featuring adventures in America, England, Egypt, Kenya, Australia, and China have been developed and updated by Mike Mason, Lynne Hardy, Paul Fricker, and Scott Dorward, and feature enhanced and new encounters, sub-plots, and on-point guidance for the Keeper.
Now written to be playable with either standard Call of Cthulhu or Pulp Cthulhu, the text guides the Keeper and allows for both gritty or action-packed pulp styles of play. Additional material looks at the dark god Nyarlathotep, his cults, and his role in the campaign. Rounding things out is plenty of advice on creating investigators for the campaign, replacement characters, and ten ready-to-play investigators for those wishing to dive straight into the adventure.
Complete with a Brand New Chapter Set in Peru, this new scenario takes place in and provides an exciting introductory prologue to the campaign, where the investigators meet Jackson Elias, the industrious and charming author, whose researches lead into the globe-spanning mystery.
Embarking on an expedition to find a lost South American pyramid, the investigators come face to face with ancient horrors that foreshadow the task ahead. With new appendices collecting spells, tomes, and artifacts, running the campaign is easiest it has ever been.
We have added Detailed New Appendices! Running Masks of Nyarlathotep has never been easier thanks to these extensive appendices: Travel — detailing travel times across the world, means of transport, rest and recuperation for traveling investigators, travel events, and also guidance for investigators wishing to learn new skills and improve existing ones.
Spells — collects campaign-important spells together for handy reference, with over 30 spells detailed. Tomes — during their investigations the investigators may come across a wide range of Mythos tomes, each bulging with forgotten and dark wisdom. Artifacts — just as there are numerous tomes to be discovered, there are also plenty of strange artifacts to be found some useful, some deadly.
A three part Keeper Screen designed for the campaign A tuckbox set with every player handout 11"x17" world map Individual Maps for every campaign location 10 Pre-Generated Characters with Character and Background Sheets What are you waiting for? Go Save the World! Want copies of the Handouts? Download them here you can print them out again and again. It expanded our ideas of what roleplaying game adventures could be and raised the standards for the industry and the RPG art form.
It coupled a complex, non-linear plot with such an incredible amount of historical detail and invention that made the experience of playing it an absolute delight and, in many ways, a life-changing experience.
Not only is it gorgeously laid out and illustrated, but the content is going to make for some truly epic campaigns However, beneath the bling is a solid and epic campaign clawing and writhing to escape into your players brains. It is full of fantastic stories and despite its at times, almost comically complicated webs of clues, I think it will be a delight to run.
For players it will be a defining experience of what an RPG can be, offering an immersive, multi-faceted adventure into the heart of both cosmic and human darkness. For Keepers, the book is meticulously researched and provides all the resources and tips for running this holy grail of campaigns.
This will be an adventure you and your RPG friends will be talking about years after the event. If you played Masks years ago and want to play it again, yes. The best commercially available RPG scenario has got better.
It looks better, reads better, and with massive amounts of support for the Keeper, runs better. Product Configuration.
Masks of Nyarlathotep - PDF
Then the world will be changed irrevocably -- but not quite yet. Pesky human investigators have learned much. Now they must survive long enough to make sense of what they know, and take resolute action. Masks of Nyarlathotep is a Lovecraftian exercise in horror and mystery. This Call of Cthulhu roleplaying classic is a series of linked adventures forming one long and unforgettable campaign.
Masks of Nyarlathotep: Call of Cthulhu. RPG review
The new edition of Masks of Nyarlathotep is a complete revision and updating of this epic multi-part campaign set in , in which steadfast investigators must unravel secrets and battle the minions of darkness in an attempt to stop world-shattering events from destroying humanity. Global campaign covering seven countries in five continents! Packed with encounters, side-track adventures, detailed adversaries, geographical information, and more! Presented in full color, with new artwork, maps and floor plans, and ready to use player handouts. Appendices collect spells, tomes, artifacts, and travel advice.
Masks of Nyarlathotep - Slipcase Set