Category Archives: Call of Cthulhu

Peripheral Attention

Ever since we started Reckoning of the Dead, which even in its infancy is receiving some Internet notice, I’ve seen that Metropollywog gets a few daily views. Not a lot, just two, three, or maybe four, but some. I don’t … Continue reading

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Saturday Schedule

I’ve finished reading “Reign of Terror,” Chaosium’s newest release, with the intention of writing a short review of it for Reckoning of the Dead. I’m closing in on finishing the first draft of “The Founding,” the one-shot scenario Noah Lloyd … Continue reading

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What Started as a Game Session Report turned into a Review of “A Time to Harvest”

I’ve got my complaints with Chaosium’s A Time to Harvest, an adventure released in installments for organized play. According to plan, groups all across the country, perhaps world, received monthly installments and then run each episode for their gaming groups. … Continue reading

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The Family plays Call of Cthulhu

I’ve been playing A Time to Harvest with some mates at the local comic book store, and it’s been great fun watching the players react to the horrors found at Cobb’s Corners, a small town in Vermont terrorized by Lovecraftian … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished: I Scared the Bejesus Out of ’em

The boys, Aug and Frank, were excited about the¬†impromptu sleepover and gaming night, so I sent them outside for a Nerf sword fight in the back lawn. Warning them to watch out for dog poops, I ordered pizza and prepared … Continue reading

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Pre-Game Prep II

“The Haunting” is a ghost story with a zombie-liche in the basement. After traveling half the distance of Boston, the player characters show up at the Corbitt House and undergo various spooky conditions until they crawl into the basement and … Continue reading

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Pre-Gaming Prep

Recently we’ve put an extra sleeping cot in the study. A pleasant consequence is that my 12-year-old son likes to lie on it and peruse my book shelves. He passes by the American, Balkan, and Byzantine, English, and Irish history … Continue reading

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