From the Trenches (Scenario)

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Challenge, Issue 63

Pages: 3

Author(s): Adam Giebel

Artist(s): Janet Aulisio

Setting: 1920s

Appears in: Challenge Magazine, #63


Just what did Kevin Anderson encounter in the dying days of the Great War?


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Kevin Anderson had a horrific experience in the dying days of the Great War. Never fully recovered, his days at the Miskatonic Veterans Home have been disturbed by the realization that what happened back then has never really ended and that what he escaped may be coming for him. The scenario uses a structure similar to that in a Tale of Terror or Traveller Patron Encounter and presents options for what is chasing him (Ghouls, a vengeful comrade, the strange products of German science or simply his conscience.).


Player Handouts: N/A

Locations: Miskatonic Veterans Home, Old Wooded Graveyard, Anderson House

Creatures: Ghouls, Gibichung

Tomes and Artifacts: N/A

Campaigns / Scenarios: N/A


The scenario, like the The Chapochaug Tunnel Haunting in The Arkham Gazette, Issue 0 is written in quasi-sandbox fashion.

Keeper Comments

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  • This is a scenario like The Haunting or Edge of Darkness that can serve as an effective way to bring an Investigator group together for the first time.