H.P. Lovecraft's Kingsport
Product Code: 8804
Publishing Year: 2003
Cover Price: $25.95
Author: Kevin Ross
d20 adaptation: Brian Campbell
Cover painting and portrait sketches: John T. Snyder
Interior illustrations: Jason Eckhardt
Large map of Kingsport and illustration of Kingsport Head: Gus Dizerega
All other maps: Carol Triplett
Project and editorial: Keith Herber
Layout: Charlie Krank
Based on the page design of Pegasus Spiele
Cover design: Charlie Krank
Playtesting: Stephanie A. Propp, David Andersen, Brian Girard, Paul Rivas, Shannon Sprock, Anthony "Dream Boy" Forsmark, James "Bad News" Weiman, Timothy G. Hunsicker (the Unbeliever), Eric "Evil Ed" Duneman, and Todd A. Woods
Sections: Welcome to Kingsport, History of Kingsport, the Kingsport Cult, A Guide to Kingsport
Additional: Introduction, Appendix 1: d20 Statistics, Appendix 2: Player Handouts
Fiction: The Strange High House in the Mist, The Festival
Front Cover Text
"The City in the Mists"
Back Cover Text
"Kingsport is a coastal town located a morning's stroll from Arkham. Draped in mists and fog, it is home to artists and fishermen, sailors and dreamers. Here dreams and reality mingle to an unsettling degree.
Some find solace in such dreams; others find only terror and death. Charles Baxter's dreams drove him to despair. He took his own life, throwing himself into the sea. The only clues to his demise: a water-soaked collection of poems.
Horrors exist in the real world of Kingsport as well, remnants of an ancient witch-cult that once infested the town. Unspeakable things crawl through their burrows beneath Central Hill and lurk in the fog off Jersey Reef, preying on fishermen and unsuspecting tourists alike.
Kingsport's soothing atmosphere and beautiful setting beckons to vacationers. Its perch on the brink of the dream-world inspires artists. Investigators come to Kingsport to find understanding of the dark realms of the Cthulhu Mythos. H. P. Lovecraft's Kingsport describes this fabled Massachusetts town in meticulous detail- its important personalities, buildings, history, and its weird people and places. This book also features a fold-out players' map of the town, a tourist brochure describing places of interest, and three adventures with player aids for added realism and enjoyment."
Comments / Trivia
Is a revised version of Kingsport (supplement) with statistic for d20. Additional changes include the addition of two of Lovecraft's short stories and the change of the character Solomon Oakes to Israel Soames.
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