For most people, the world
appears to be a relatively safe place, filled with the usual problems
associated with day to day living. There are no monsters beneath the
bed, nothing waiting in the darkness...
But for others, there is the
maddening truth; unimaginable horrors lurk in dark places beyond the
world we know, horrific things who regard humanity as little more than
cattle; insignificant creatures to be used and cast aside at their whim.
Ever watchful, they seek to pry open the gates to this realm, to reclaim
that which was once theirs.
Some, so-called enlightened
individuals choose travel the dark paths, seeking to gain knowledge
never intended for human eyes, seeking arcane tomes and malefic artifacts
in hopes of knowing the unknowable, even at the cost of their sanity.
Indeed, at the cost of their very lives.
For you, the choice is clear,
the imperative undeniable. Seek out that which should not be. Stand
ever vigilant against the horrors lurking in the dark. Walk in the shadows
of Cthulhu, and perhaps, if you're lucky, you may survive, may even
make a difference, though the cost might be more than youâ€™re prepared
Shadows of Cthulhu makes
use of the elegant True20 game system, providing you with everything
you need to run a campaign series in deliciously maddening the world
inspired by the works of H.P Lovecraft!
Inside you will find:
New Heroic roles
Sample heroes ready to play out of the box
Mythos Feats, skills and Powers
New uses for existing skills
Guidelines for Narrating a Shadows of Cthulhu campaign series
Rules for Insanity
Rules for Mythos Traits
And much more!