The second handout book for Curse of Nineveh is The Journal of Neve Selcibuc, whose name I still don’t know how to pronounce. As a (rather overpriced) campaign handout, this one is less spectacular than Thompson’s journal. Most of the story is actually a red herring, with only some events at the very end being […]

Player handouts are an essential part of Call of Cthulhu, and Curse of Nineveh took an intriguing approach to them. In addition to the usual sort of photocopiable papers, Cubicle 7 issued two hardbound books to support the campaign. This is the first, the Journal of Reginald Campbell Thompson. And that is exactly what it […]

After the initial adventure anthology, Cthulhu Britannica released three other sourcebooks, each of which is excellent and I will cover at a later date. Then they Kickstarted the London campaign box, which is maybe the best licensed Call of Cthulhu historical resource ever published. Curse of Ninevah is a hardcover campaign that came out the […]

I was a bit disappointed with Cthulhu Britannica (2009) when I initially picked it up, because I was expecting something like a fresh version of Green and Pleasant land. Instead, it is just a book of scenarios. Which, fine. But then I read the scenarios and was disappointed with them on their own merits. So, […]

Green and Pleasant Land was produced under license for Call of Cthulhu by Games Workshop back in 1987. It was one of the first Call of Cthulhu sourcebooks to detail a foreign country for the 1920s (Chaosium’s own Terror Australis also came out in 1987 and the 1890’s Cthulhu by Gaslight box had only come […]