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Coal Cracker Cthulhu #4: The Preacher and the Cross (Part One)

Posted by viscounteric , 22 May 2013 · 640 views

March 10, 1922:
Professor Eric Bowsfield was going through undue torture. He dreamt of going through the worst gale in Nova Scotia history rather than hear about his neighbor’s dreams. Mrs. Henrietta McCormack was a nice old lady, and it was good for a bachelor to get a home-cooked meal for helping his older neighbor with the groceries and the weekly conv...


Coal Cracker Cthulhu #3 Spirits Over the Susquehanna

Posted by viscounteric , 03 May 2013 · 466 views

September, 1920—

Dr. Millheim was sitting in his office, perusing his recent occult acquisitions of Liber d'Ivonis and the Corbitt diaries when the phone rang. On the phone was Selwyn Robards, local lawyer and one of the many defense attorneys he's used while in business as a "Spirit Investigator." He wanted to meet with the good Doctor and his "associat...


Coal Cracker Cthulhu #2: The Edge of Darkness

Posted by viscounteric , 02 March 2013 · 337 views

August 29, 1920

Steven O'Hara was spending another leisurely August afternoon, polishing the chrome on his car. Of course, his custom built Dusenberg did not quite fit the middle-class neighborhood in Kingston, Pennsylvania, but a man with multiple advanced degrees should not be teaching at some Podunk Wyoming Seminary in the middle of Coal Country eithe...


Weirdest Professions for Call of Cthulhu

Posted by viscounteric , 11 October 2012 · 383 views

A straight hobo isn't too strange, it's the "special" hobos that got me. My one buddy would put as points as possible into martial arts, dodge, jump, and similar skills. His "Kung-fu" hobo was useless as an investigator, but always survived the encounters only to wander the woods and rails, looking for another group.


Coal Cracker Cthulhu #1 The Haunting

Posted by viscounteric , 25 September 2012 · 229 views

After a failed Hackmaster campaign, it was time to focus on something a bit more free form. CoC was an easy choice.

Call of Cthulhu was going to be as simple as I could make it. Each player was going to run the 1920's version of themselves. We had Adam Mosher, congressional aide to Rep James P Casey (D). Rep Casey's shot for re-election was pretty bad s...