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, […]

Volume Two of the 2018 edition of Masks of Nyarlathotep covers Kenya, Australia and Shanghai. Aside of some gender swapped NPCs (plenty of those in Volume One as well) and some minor changes in Shanghai, the back half of the new Masks reads pretty much the same to me, though with a good deal of […]