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Cthulhu 101 (Review)

Cthulhu 101, from Atomic Overmind Press

Cthulhu 101: A Beginner’s Guide to the Dreamer in the Deep Published by Atomic Overmind Press, $8.95 By Kenneth Hite Reviewed by Matthew Pook  As you can see in his Trail of Cthulhu, Ken Hite is Call of Cthulhu’s number…

The Primal State (Review)

The Primal State, from Chaosium

The Primal State Chaosium, Inc., $22 By Jeff Moeller Reviewed by Matthew Pook  Since 2003, the Miskatonic University Library Association series of monographs has been Chaosium’s way of making other works available to players of both Call of Cthulhu and…

Colour from the Dark (Review)

Color from the Dark, from Vanguard Cinema

Colour from the Dark Studio Interzona Directed by Ivan Zuccon Starring Debbie Rochon, Michael Segal, Marysia Kay Reviewed by Brian M. Sammons Italian horror is at its best when it’s showing surreal, nightmarish images. Dario Argento, Mario Bava and Lucio…

The Dying of St. Margaret’s (Review)

The Dying of St. Margaret's, from Pelgrane Press

The Dying of St. Margaret’s Published by Pelgrane Press, $4.95 By Graham Walmsley, art by Jérôme Huguenin Reviewed by Matthew Pook  The Dying of St. Margaret’s is a downloadable one-shot scenario for Trail of Cthulhu, Pelgrane Press’ RPG of Lovecraftian…

Trail of Cthulhu (Review)

Trail of Cthulhu, from Pelgrane Press

Trail of Cthulhu Pelgrane Press, $39.95 By Kenneth Hite Reviewed by Matthew Pook Call of Cthulhu is not perfect. It quantifies the Mythos, giving it numbers and making it knowable. Its skill system often results in the investigators not finding…