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Welcome to the CthulhuWiki

The CthulhuWiki (aka 'Wikithulhu') is an information resource relating to 20th Century Horror and Weird Fiction writer H.P. Lovecraft and works inspired by his writings, including the Cthulhu Mythos, the Call of Cthulhu role-playing game by Chaosium and the Yog-Sothoth.com web site.

Wikis live off user contributions. Something in the Yog-Sothoth.com forums needs preserving or writing up? Then why not preserve it here? Always wanted to write an entry about your favourite Call of Cthulhu supplement? Now you can.

An article a day? A week? A month? Whatever your timetable, help build the CthulhuWiki into a resource for yourself and other Lovecraft and Call of Cthulhu fans...

Paul Maclean

www.yog-sothoth.com

Tutorial

Click here to visit a brief, local tutorial on how to use a Wiki.

Posting Guides

Click here if you already know how to use a wiki to view our requested guidelines for usage.

Categories

Try clicking on these links to find a topic; make sure to use the Style Guides.

Master Category: All Subcategories of this topic are categories themselves; this is where all uppermost-level (primary) categories (some listed below; others below are subcategories) should branch. See each category for instructions on how to add a page to a category.

Cthulhu Mythos: Subcategories of this topic detail various aspects of the Cthulhu Mythos.

Keeper Advice: Advice for Keepers of Call of Cthulhu (RPG).

Games: Subcategories of this topic detail various games based on Cthulhu Mythos.

Call of Cthulhu (RPG): Subcategories of this topic detail various games based on Call of Cthulhu (RPG).

Literature: Selection of real-world Books and Magazines related to the Cthulhu Mythos.

Media: Subcategories of this topic detail appearances of the Cthulhu Mythos in various forms of media (Television, Movies, Games, Literature, etc.).

Writers: Category of all Writers.

Artists: Category of all Artists.

Historic: "Real World" concepts, personae, and locations, tainted by the Cthulhu Mythos.

Eras: Category for timelines; combine both Mythos and Non-Mythos events using special formatting. See 1923 or 1920s as examples.

User List: Pages regarding the users and contributors of this wiki.

Images

If you would like to add images to your entries, please contact wiki@yog-sothoth.com

Tasks for Everyone!

These are the major TODOs. You can help by completing them yourself!

Parse the Dumping Grounds

The following pages need to be broken down into component pages and categorized properly.

Propose Additional Style Guides

See the Style Guides pages. Go to Template Ideas and post what you think is essential information for each Writer, Artist, Book, Magazine (a list of adventures, dates), Game, Adventure/Scenario (a reference to each book/magazine it shows up in), etc.

Handle Trivial / Confusing Pages

See the list of Category:Confusing Pages for more details.

Consider Sub-Categorization of CoC:Supplements?

See Category:CoC:Supplements and determine if we need a category for Sourcebooks, Rules, Scenario Compilations, Campaign Books, Monographs, or not. Discuss here.

Be Wise, Categorize!

There are very few uncategorized pages left. Click here to see all uncategorized pages.