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'''Kevin A Ross,''' ''born 19 December 1962. Writer and Editor''
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'''Kevin A Ross,''' ''born 19 January 1962. Writer and Editor''
  
Kevin Ross has written and been involved with more that 30 publications for Call of Cthulhu, perhaps his most notable being 'Escape from Innsmouth', 'Tales of the Miskatonic Valley', 'The Dreaming Stone' and 'H.P. Lovecraft's Kingsport'.  
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Kevin Ross has written and been involved with more that 30 publications for Call of Cthulhu, perhaps his most notable being [[Escape from Innsmouth (Supplement)|Escape from Innsmouth]], [[Tales of the Miskatonic Valley]], [[The Dreaming Stone (Supplement)|The Dreaming Stone]] and [[Kingsport: The City In The Mists (Supplement)|H.P. Lovecraft's Kingsport]].  
  
Kevin's first published scenarios were "Tell Me, Have You Seen the Yellow Sign?" and "The Pale God", both appearing in ''The Great Old Ones'' which was published in 1989.  
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Kevin's first published scenarios were "[[Tell Me, Have You Seen The Yellow Sign?]]" and "[[The Pale God (Scenario)|The Pale God]]", both appearing in [[The Great Old Ones (Supplement)|The Great Old Ones]] which was published in 1989.
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== Published Call of Cthulhu Game Material ==
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Kevin is one of the game's most prolific scenarists and designers and has had dozens of adventures and campaigns published. Below is a (probably incomplete) list of his contributions to the game. Unless otherwise noted, these items were published by Chaosium.
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* 1989: [[Tell Me, Have You Seen The Yellow Sign?]] in [[The Great Old Ones (Supplement)]]
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* 1989: [[The Pale God (Scenario)|The Pale God]] in [[The Great Old Ones (Supplement)]]
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* 1989: "Faulty Magic in ''Call of Cthulhu''": an article in Space Gamer magazine, volume 2, number 2 (October/November 1989)
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* 1990: [[Nemesis Strikes!]] in [[Blood Brothers]]
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* 1990: (Yellow Sign material from The Great Old Ones reproduced as part of [[Tatterdemallion]], a scenario in [[Fatal Experiments]] by [[Richard Watts]] and [[Penelope Love]])
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* 1990: "Hammer and Stake": an article in Dragon Magazine #162 (October 1990) concerning using vampires in ''Call of Cthulhu''
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* 1991: Primary writer of [[Kingsport: The City In The Mists (Supplement)]] which includes three scenarios -- [[The House on the Edge]], [[Dreams & Fancies]], [[Dead in the Water]]
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* 1991: (with [[Todd A. Woods]]) [[Freak Show]] in [[Tales of the Miskatonic Valley]]
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* 1991: [[Watcher in the Valley]] in [[Tales of the Miskatonic Valley]]
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* 1991: "From Ponape to the Stars": an article in Pagan Publishing's magazine [[The Unspeakable Oath, Issue 02]] (Spring, 1991)
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* 1991: Contributed a "Mysterious Manuscript" write-up to Pagan Publishing's [[The Unspeakable Oath, Issue 03]] (Summer, 1991)
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* 1991: Contributed some details omitted from the Kingsport book to Pagan Publishing's [[The Unspeakable Oath, Issue 04]] (Christmas, 1991)
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* 1992: (with [[Lynn Willis]]) [[The Evil Gun]] in [[Blood Brothers 2]]
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* 1992: Primary writer of [[Escape from Innsmouth (Supplement)]] which includes a massive multi-strand scenario "The Raid on Innsmouth". Kevin wrote two strands -- [[The Raid on Innsmouth: Project Covenant]], [[The Raid on Innsmouth: Devils Reef]]
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* 1992: [[The Music of the Spheres]] in [[The Stars Are Right!]] (1st & 2nd editions)
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* 1992: [[The Beast in the Abbey]] in Pagan Publishing's magazine [[The Unspeakable Oath, Issue 05]]. Also reprinted in 2002 in the Pagan collection [[The Resurrected Vol. 3: Out of the Vault]]
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* 1993: [[Plant Y Daear]] in [[Sacraments of Evil]] (Gaslight scenario)
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* 1993: (with [[Todd A. Woods]]) [[The Scuttling]] in [[Sacraments of Evil]] (Gaslight scenario)
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* 1993: [[Signs Writ in Scarlet]] in [[Sacraments of Evil]] (Gaslight scenario)
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* 1993: [[Dark Harvest]] in Pagan Publishing's magazine [[The Unspeakable Oath, Issue 08+09]]. Also reprinted in 2002 in the Pagan collection [[The Resurrected Vol. 3: Out of the Vault]]
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* 1994: Contributed to [[1920's Investigator's Companion, Vol. 2]]
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* 1994: [[Thunder in the Blood]] in [[End of the World]] (published by Triad Entertainment)
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* 1996: [[The Dare]] in [[Dwellers in Shadow]] (published by Triad Entertainment)
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* 1996: Contributed to [[The Complete Masks of Nyarlathotep]] (3rd & 4th Editions). Kevin wrote the Bast episode in Cairo.
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* 1997: Added an extra scenario, [[The Crawford Inheritance]] to [[Escape from Innsmouth, Second Edition|Escape from Innsmouth, 2nd Edition]]
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* 1997: Author of the Dreamland's campaign book [[The Dreaming Stone (Supplement)]]. There are seven chapters to the campaign.
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* 1997: Contributed to [[The New Orleans Guidebook]]
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* 1998: Contributed to [[Day of the Beast (Supplement)]], the revised 2nd edition of Keith Herber's Fungi from Yuggoth campaign. Kevin expanded the Halls of Celaeno chapter
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* 1998: [[Dust to Dust]] in [[Dead Reckonings]]
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* 2000: Contributed to [[The Keeper's Companion, Vol. 1]]
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* 2008: [[The Night War]] in [[New Tales of the Miskatonic Valley]] (published by Miskatonic River Press)
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* 2009: Author of the modern-day campaign, [[Our Ladies of Sorrow (Supplement)]] (published by Miskatonic River Press). There are four chapters to the campaign.
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* 2012: Revised and rewrote the [[Cthulhu by Gaslight, Third Edition]] setting, also contributing one new scenario [[The Night of the Jackals]].
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== Published Call of Cthulhu Fiction ==
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This is a (probably incomplete) list of Kevin's published fiction in the ''Call of Cthulhu'' setting:
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* 1995: "The Music of the Spheres" in [[Made in Goatswood]]
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* 2011: "Dark Heart" in Miskatonic River Press' [[Dead But Dreaming 2]] (collection also edited by Kevin)
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== Other Published Material ==
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* 1991: Interview in [[The Unspeakable Oath: Stark Raving Mad!]]
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* 1993: Interviewed Keith Herber in Pagan Publishing's magazine [[The Unspeakable Oath, Issue 10]] (Fall, 1993)
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* 1994: "HPL on Film": article in Pagan Publishing's magazine [[The Unspeakable Oath, Issue 11]] (Fall, 1994)
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==

Latest revision as of 11:54, 22 February 2015

Kevin A Ross, born 19 January 1962. Writer and Editor

Kevin Ross has written and been involved with more that 30 publications for Call of Cthulhu, perhaps his most notable being Escape from Innsmouth, Tales of the Miskatonic Valley, The Dreaming Stone and H.P. Lovecraft's Kingsport.

Kevin's first published scenarios were "Tell Me, Have You Seen The Yellow Sign?" and "The Pale God", both appearing in The Great Old Ones which was published in 1989.

Published Call of Cthulhu Game Material

Kevin is one of the game's most prolific scenarists and designers and has had dozens of adventures and campaigns published. Below is a (probably incomplete) list of his contributions to the game. Unless otherwise noted, these items were published by Chaosium.

Published Call of Cthulhu Fiction

This is a (probably incomplete) list of Kevin's published fiction in the Call of Cthulhu setting:

Other Published Material

External Links

YSDC interview

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