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Latest revision as of 14:16, 8 May 2020

Details

Front Cover

Publisher: Cubicle 7

Product Code: CB71972

Publishing Year: 2017

Pages: 176

Cover Price: $34.99 (Softcover)

Author(s): Chad Bowser, Matthew Dawkins, Scott Dorward, Nick Robinson, Matthew Sanderson, Ken Spencer

Artist(s): Scott Purdy (Interior Art), Sam Manley (Interior Art), Jon Hodgson (Interior and Cover Art)

Setting(s): 1970s

Format(s): Softcover and PDF

ISBN: 978-0-85744-315-1

Contents

Scenarios: Puddles Become Lakes, The Forcing Move, Cadenza, The Guardians of the Forest, Operation Header, The Unclean

Front Cover Text

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Back Cover Text

The summer of 74 burned hot. I remember being stood on that beach, soaked in blood, the Mediterranean sky wider than you can imagine. The smell of 630 and cypress and burning tyres. I remember turning away from the carnage wed been ordered to wreak. I remember seeing the Others coming out of the water. I remember a voice louder than God screaming. I don't remember anything after that.

Agents of Section 46 may be assigned almost anywhere on Earth, to carry out objectives for which they are unprepared, with minimal material support and no official sanction. They may have to perform acts that leave them psychologically scarred, consumed with self-loathing or growing ever-emptier inside, unable to maintain healthy relationships, only connecting with fellow human beings as covers or as preludes to betrayal.

They will be in regular physical danger, evading those who would arrest, torture or kill them, forced in turn to inflict pain and suffering on often-undeserving targets. And then there is the truly unpleasant side to their work...

Covert Actions is a collection of six ready-to-play scenarios for World War Cthulhu: Cold War, the 1970s espionage setting for Call of Cthulhu.

  • Puddles become Lakes: A routine, if unpleasant mission to silence a nosy journalist proves more complicated than first thought.
  • The Forcing Move: Reality crumbles around the 1972 Reykjavik World Chess Championship.
  • Cadenza: The Turkish Invasion of Cyprus echoes with deep secrets and hard choices.
  • The Guardians of the Forest: East Timor Descends into bloodshed and atrocity, and agents find themselves forced to decide which enemy they must defeat.
  • Operation Header: The Arctic holds more than abandoned Distant Early Warning listening posts.
  • The Unclean: The agents are activated to investigate a death cult in Moscow. What could possibly go wrong?

Requires World War Cthulhu: Cold War core setting book and Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition to play.

Suggested for mature readers.

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