Beyond the Mountains of Madness

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Publisher: Chaosium

Product Code: 2380

Publishing Year: 1999

Pages: 440

Cover Price: $39.95

Author(s): principal authors were Charles Engan & Janyce Engan with additional contributions from Michael Blum, John Goodrich, Phil Anderson, Marion Anderson, Mike Lay, Mike Montanaro, Frederic Moll, Mike Hodge, Steve Hill, Sophia Caramagno, Daniel Rohrer, Reginald Winston, Lynn Willis

Produced by: Christopher Allen

Artist(s): John T. Snyder (cover), Paul Carrick, M. Wayne Miller, Mark Ryberg, Michael Blum (maps & diagrams)

Setting(s): 1930s (mostly set in, or on the way to, Antarctica)

Format(s): Softcover

ISBN: 1-56882-138-7

Contents

This massive book is made up of the following chapters:

Campaigns: The chapters of this book make up the epic Beyond the Mountains of Madness (Campaign)

Scenarios: Although not particularly suited to be played as standalone "scenarios" some of the chapters of the campaign could be re-tasked. The 'scenarios' are Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 1: Arrival in New York, Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 2: The Death of a Sea Captain, Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 3: An Abduction, Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 4: Departure, Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 4B: SS Gabrielle, Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 5: At Sea, Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 6: Onto the Ice, Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 7: A Shock in the Lightest Night, Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 8: At the Mountains, Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 9: Balance of Power, Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 10: The City of the Elder Things, Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 11: To The Dark Tower, Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 12: Return to Lake's Camp, Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 13: An Arrow in Flight, Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 14: Mission of Mercy, Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 15: Exodus from the Ice, Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 16: The Black Rat, Beyond The Mountains of Madness, Chapter 17: Ab Initio

Front Cover Text

1930s

An Epic Antarctic Campaign & Sourcebook

Back Cover Text

BEYOND THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS

"Little by little they rose grimly into the western sky; allowing us to witness various bare, bleak and blackened summits . . . in the reddish Antarctic light against the provacative background of iridescent ice-dust clouds. In the whole spectacle there was a persistent, pervasive hint of stupendous secrecy and potential revelation . . . I could not help feeling that they were evil things -- mountains of madness whose farther slopes looked out over some accursed ultimate abyss."

-- H.P. Lovecraft

For greater enjoyment of this epic campaign, read "At the Mountains of Madness" by H.P. Lovecraft found in the companion book THE ANTARKTOS CYCLE by Chaosium. Players will enjoy the handouts, expedition patch, decals, and more in the MISKATONIC UNIVERSITY (R) ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION PACK.

Comments / Trivia

This campaign is intended as a sequel to H.P. Lovecraft's novel At the Mountains of Madness

To date, this book stands as the largest single campaign for Call of Cthulhu, both in terms of page count and expected duration of play (by a significant margin)

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