Lovecraft Archive

  • Remedial Tinkering: Obligatory Lovecraft Expansion This expansion of the tinker-class clocks in at 5 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page of SRD, leaving us with 3 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   “It had to be done.” This simple sentence and the very title made me smile. It takes cojones to choose such a title…and make its very introductory title actaully kinda funny. So yes, this would be the “obligatory Lovecraftian expansion” of the tinker’s options…but is it on par with the more evocative tinker-expansions?   As we have so far established a ton of new descriptors in the expansions and the pdf thankfully collates all of them for your convenience; the content herein ties into […]

    Remedial Tinkering: Obligatory Lovecraft Expansion

    Remedial Tinkering: Obligatory Lovecraft Expansion This expansion of the tinker-class clocks in at 5 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page of SRD, leaving us with 3 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   “It had to be done.” This simple sentence and the very title made me smile. It takes cojones to choose such a title…and make its very introductory title actaully kinda funny. So yes, this would be the “obligatory Lovecraftian expansion” of the tinker’s options…but is it on par with the more evocative tinker-expansions?   As we have so far established a ton of new descriptors in the expansions and the pdf thankfully collates all of them for your convenience; the content herein ties into […]

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  • Lovecraft Fantasy Gaming Toolkit This pdf clocks in at 70 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC,2 pages of SRD, 1 page blank, leaving us with a massive 65 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Okay, so lovecraftian horror =/= lovecraftian fantasy. We need to get that out of the way right from the bat. When I’m playing CoC and ToC, I lean towards a more purist bent and tend to prefer investigation-heavy, deadly scenarios, where, more often than not, everyone dies or becomes insane, even if they win. This is not for everyone, though; most of my players prefer a less bleak perspective.   The pulpy side of those aforementioned systems never was really something […]

    Lovecraft Fantasy Gaming Toolkit

    Lovecraft Fantasy Gaming Toolkit This pdf clocks in at 70 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC,2 pages of SRD, 1 page blank, leaving us with a massive 65 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   Okay, so lovecraftian horror =/= lovecraftian fantasy. We need to get that out of the way right from the bat. When I’m playing CoC and ToC, I lean towards a more purist bent and tend to prefer investigation-heavy, deadly scenarios, where, more often than not, everyone dies or becomes insane, even if they win. This is not for everyone, though; most of my players prefer a less bleak perspective.   The pulpy side of those aforementioned systems never was really something […]

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  • SPEAKABLE HORRORS What Lovecraftian consequences did Prospero invoke by using black magic for his own selfish gain? Author Aron Tarbuck (Werewolf: the Apocalypse, Unhallowed Metropolis) and Illustrator J Kovach (Magic: the Gathering, Adult Swim) have joined up to create this haunting tale of struggle and redemption against insurmountable horrors in this, their first graphic novel together.  Crowd sourcing the funds for this project through Kickstarter will enable the creators to develop a graphic novel with fine art illustrations and an amazing tale.  They hope you stop by and take a look at the concept art and detail pieces for this project!   FROM ARON AND J The Tempest is William Shakespeare’s final solo work. Each time I watch or read […]

    Prospero’s Price from J Kovach

    SPEAKABLE HORRORS What Lovecraftian consequences did Prospero invoke by using black magic for his own selfish gain? Author Aron Tarbuck (Werewolf: the Apocalypse, Unhallowed Metropolis) and Illustrator J Kovach (Magic: the Gathering, Adult Swim) have joined up to create this haunting tale of struggle and redemption against insurmountable horrors in this, their first graphic novel together.  Crowd sourcing the funds for this project through Kickstarter will enable the creators to develop a graphic novel with fine art illustrations and an amazing tale.  They hope you stop by and take a look at the concept art and detail pieces for this project!   FROM ARON AND J The Tempest is William Shakespeare’s final solo work. Each time I watch or read […]

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