Call of Cthulhu is a horror fiction role-playing game based on H. P. Lovecraft’s story of the same name and the associated Cthulhu Mythos. The game, often abbreviated as CoC, is published by Chaosium; it was first released in 1981 and is in its seventh edition, with licensed foreign language editions available as well. Its game system is based on Chaosium’s Basic Role-Playing (BRP) with additions for the horror genre. These include special rules for sanity and luck.

Celebrating a decade of adventures on Roll20: save 40% with our 10th Anniversary Call of Cthulhu Bundle!

Roll20 is ten years old! And to mark this milestone, for the month of May we have a special 10th Anniversary Bundle for Call of Cthulhu. Save 40%!Discover for yourself why Call of Cthulhu is Roll20's 2nd most popular system! And if you already own any of these Roll20 titles, they are deducted from what you [...]

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Miskatonic Monday #51: cool covers for Cthulhu community content

There's some stand-out cover art going on in the Miskatonic Repository! So we got Call of Cthulhu creative director Mike Mason, Chaosium vice president Michael O'Brien, and our community content Ambassadors Nick Brooke, Allan Carey, and Bridgett Jeffries to pick out some of their favourites. What makes an effective Miskatonic Repository cover? Mike Mason says:For me, the key [...]

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Paul Fricker shows off the ‘mindblowing’ HPLHS Call of Cthulhu Classic Gamer Prop Set

Paul Fricker, co-author of Call of Cthulhu 7th edition and one of the hosts of The Good Friends of Jackson Elias podcast, shows off the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society's Call of Cthulhu Classic Gamer Prop Set. His verdict: "Mindblowing".The HPLHS Gamer Prop Set was created under license to coincide with the release of our Call of Cthulhu Classic Kickstarter, [...]

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Chaosium Unveiled: Keeper Tips

Collected Wisdom on Running Games! Marking the 40th anniversary of Call of Cthulhu, this is a gathering of wisdom, advice, and tips from Keepers for Keepers. Our pocket-sized guide to running games of Call of Cthulhu has an old-school black & white interior within a premium leatherette hardcover. Chaosium Unveiled checks it out:What The Critics Say"Regardless of [...]

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Starlight on the Gutter (Cthulhu Eternal Victorian Era)

Publisher: Cthulhu Reborn“There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.” It is January 1895, and in London’s famous West End theatre district preparations are underway for a most singular production. Oscar Wilde – that most scurrilous and scandalous of writers – [...]

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The Mask

Publisher: ChaosiumThe Mask is an adventure created for 2-4 investigators for the Call of Cthulhu RPG. This adventure is set in a contemporary fictional reflection of the United States. This adventure contains trigger themes of:  Mind Control, Violence, Cosmic HorrorWhat's going on? The investigators are members of a federal agency tasked with fighting the supernatural.  [...]

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The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, Podcast Episode 233: Creating Stories at the Table – With Gaz Bowerbank

Publisher: Paul FrickerCreating Stories at the Table – With Gaz Bowerbank This episode is a lively discussion of what it means to create stories at the gaming table. Just talking about RPGs in terms of stories is likely to start an argument, and this episode is no exception. What do people mean when they talk [...]

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