Cold Harvest (Supplement)

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Front Cover

Publisher: Chaosium

Product Code: 23143

Publishing Year: 2014 (October)

Pages: 68

Cover Price: $14.95 (PDF)

Author: Chad Bowser

Editor: Mike Mason

Artist(s): Fifa Finnadottir (cover & interior), Steff Worthington (maps)

Setting(s): Stalin's Russia (1930s)

Format(s): Softcover and PDF

ISBN: 978 1568824338

Contents

All is not well at Krasivyi Oktabyr-3, a collective farm hidden away in the wilds of central Russia. A fall-off in production has come to the attention of the Soviet authorities and communications are down. No one has a clue as to what is happening out there.

Despite the ravages of the Russian winter, someone must be sent to uncover the reasons for the slackening production and to deal with the situation. Vigilance is key, as there may be anti-soviet agitators at work. Trust no one!

Cold Harvest is a Call of Cthulhu scenario set at the height of Stalin's Russia in the late 1930s. Players take on the role of NKVD agents from the People's Commissariat For Internal Affairs, tasked with investigating strange happenings at Krasivyi Oktabyr-3.

Cold Harvest has been designed to be playable by one Keeper and one player, as well as for groups of between two to six players. Eight pre-generated investigators are included, allowing players to choose from a range of characters. Directions are also provided as to the role and duties of an NKVD officer, allowing players to quickly understand the motivations and responsibilities of their characters.

Scenario: Cold Harvest (Scenario)

Front Cover Text

Холодный урожай

Roleplaying During the Great Purges

Back Cover Text

COLD HARVEST

Roleplaying During the Great Purges of Stalin's Russia

All is not well at Krasivyi Oktabyr-3, a collective farm hidden away in the wilds of central Russia. A fall-off in production has come to the attention of the Soviet authorities and communications are down. No one has a clue as to what is happening out there.

Despite the ravages of the Russian winter, someone must be sent to uncover the reasons for the slackening production and to deal with the situation. Vigilance is key, as there may be anti-soviet agitators at work. Trust no one!

Cold Harvest is a Call of Cthulhu scenario set at the height of Stalin's Russia in the late 1930s. Players take on the role of NKVD agents from the People's Commissariat For Internal Affairs, tasked with investigating strange happenings at Krasivyi Oktabyr-3.

Cold Harvest has been designed to be playable by one Keeper and one player, as well as for groups of between two to six players. Eight pre-generated investigators are included, allowing players to choose from a range of characters. Directions are also provided as to the role and duties of an NKVD officer, allowing players to quickly understand the motivations and responsibilities of their characters.

Throughout the scenario, guidance and roleplaying tips are provided for the Keeper, as well as advice for using other published Soviet-era scenarios with Cold Harvest to form a larger campaign set against the backdrop of Communist Russia.

With instructions for both 7th and 6th editions of CALL OF CTHULHU

Comments / Trivia

The scenario credits the use of opium addiction rules written by Jeff Moeller

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