Cthulhu Live: Murder at Miskatonic (Supplement)

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Front Cover

Publisher: Skirmisher

Product Code: 820

Publishing Year: 2008

Pages: 16 (+ online bonus material adds another 10 pages)

Cover Price: $2.99

Author(s): Greg Agostini

Artist(s): Geoff Weber

Setting(s): Modern Arkham

Format(s): Softcover and PDF

Contents

Miskatonic University, that ivy league institution of higher learning that has produced many a fine young adult ready to shape the world the way they see fit. With diverse courses such as Peruvian Basket Weaving, Modern Occult Legends, and Ancient Languages, Miskatonic has a class for any student. And with the award-winning sports team, the Fighting Cephalopods, even the athletic scholar can find his path to a brighter future among these hallowed halls.

There is, however, a class not in the curriculum that one person on campus is about to earn a masters in. That class is Murder 101. This class has only one test, but the final is a real killer.

Who will pass this course? Will it be the jock? What about the bookworm? And let us not forget about the professional rival! Only time and your sleuthing skills will uncover who the culprit is in Murder at Miskatonic. So get ready to uncover secrets and things that man was not meant to know as you ferret out the murderer. Fail and they go free, succeed and be the savior of the campus. The choice is yours!

Cthulhu Live's Mysteries of the Mythos: Murder at Miskatonic is a self-contained sleuthing game. It is based on the popular Cthulhu Live 3rd Edition live-action role-playing game but does not contain any complex rules or game mechanics and is instead based almost entirely on player interaction. It is very easy to run and will usually take about two hours to complete.

And if you would like to try running or playing scenarios like this with rules for things like combat, skill resolution, sanity checks, and monsters, be sure to check out the Cthulhu Live 3rd Edition live-action horror role-playing game!

An online bonus add-on PDF adds some additional elements to the scenario, including a new character and some new items of evidence.

Scenarios: Murder at Miskatonic (Cthulhu Live Script)

Front Cover Text

Cthulhu Live's 'Mysteries of the Mythos'

Back Cover Text

Miskatonic University, that ivy league institution of higher learning that has produced many a fine young adult ready to shape the world the way they see fit. With diverse courses such as Peruvian Basket Weaving, Modern Occult Legends, and Ancient Languages, Miskatonic has a class for any student. And with the award-winning sports team, the Fighting Cephalopods, even the athletic scholar can find his path to a brighter future among these hallowed halls.

There is, however, a class not in the curriculum that one person on campus is about to earn a masters in. That class is Murder 101. This class has only one test, but the final is a real killer.

Who will pass this course? Will it be the jock? What about the bookworm? And let us not forget about the professional rival! Only time and your sleuthing skills will uncover who the culprit is in Murder at Miskatonic. So get ready to uncover secrets and things that man was not meant to know as you ferret out the murderer. Fail and they go free, succeed and be the savior of the campus. The choice is yours!

Cthulhu Live's Mysteries of the Mythos: Murder at Miskatonic is a self-contained sleuthing game. It is based on the popular Cthulhu Live 3rd Edition live-action role-playing game but does not contain any complex rules or game mechanics and is instead based almost entirely on player interaction. It is very easy to run and will usually take about two hours to complete.

If you would like to try running or playing scenarios like this with rules for things like combat, skill resolution, sanity checks, and monsters, be sure to check out the Cthulhu Live 3rd Edition live-action horror role-playing game! Skirmisher products are available in hard copy from game stores, Amazon.com, and directly from the company, and in PDF format from a variety of online sources, including DriveThruRPG. For more information, go to www.skirmisher.com.

SKP E 0820 ISBN 1-935050-00-1

Comments / Trivia

Murder at Miskatonic was designed to be available as a free booklet through participating game stores worldwide on Free RPG Day, Saturday, June 21, and to be subsequently released as pay product through various venues, including DriveThruRPG.com, Amazon.com, and directly from Skirmisher.

Murder at Miskatonic describes itself as a self-contained sleuthing game, which is also compatible with the 3rd Edition rules for Cthulhu Live. The script itself is stat-free.

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