Call of Cthulhu – Nameless Horrors
This week Chaosium announced the release of an updated tome of adventures for their Call of Cthulhu tabletop role playing game. Originally published ten years ago, Nameless Horrors is a collection of scenarios set in the horror-fueled universe of H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos. Created by Paul Fricker, Matt Sanderson and Scott Dorward, this anthology brings together some of the most talented writers in horror and gaming to explore the dark corners of Lovecraft’s world. This latest edition of the book updates the release with new art, player handouts, and maps for each adventure.
Six Scenarios Against The Unknown
This updated book offers six scenarios for your investigators in time periods that range from the 1890s to modern times. The scenarios feature monsters that players most likely have not encountered. Chaosium says the book will “keep even the most seasoned of investigators on their toes.”
Nameless Horrors on Roll20 and DriveThruRPG
Call of Cthulhu Nameless Horrors is also available at DriveThruRPG and Roll20 in digital format along with some great extras. Roll20 enhancements include:
- All maps, handouts, art, and character sheets fully integrated and ready for the virtual tabletop.
- Maps with GM layer information and dynamic lighting support (requires plus / pro subscription).
- An Amaranthine Desire Module (2-6 investigators plus Keeper)
- A Message of Art Module (2-6 investigators plus Keeper)
- And Some Fell on Stony Ground Module (2-6 investigators plus Keeper)
- Bleak prospect Module (2-6 investigators plus Keeper)
- The Moonchild Module (2-6 investigators plus Keeper)
- The Space Between Module (2-6 investigators plus Keeper)
Print and Digital Editions
Nameless Horrors 2nd Edition – $42.99, price inc PDF
Nameless Horrors 2nd Edition Leatherette – $90.00, price inc PDF
Nameless Horrors PDF – $21.99
Read more about Nameless Horrors and order your copy now at Chaosium.
Call of Cthulhu Nameless Horror FAQ
What is nameless horror?
“Nameless Horrors” is a term used in the Cthulhu Mythos that refers to entities or phenomena that are so incomprehensible and beyond human understanding that they cannot be given a name or described in any conventional way. These entities are often depicted as monstrous or otherworldly, and their mere existence can drive humans to madness or despair.
What is Call of Cthulhu based on?
Call of Cthulhu is a roleplaying game based on the works of American horror writer H.P. Lovecraft and his Cthulhu Mythos stories. The game was published by Chaosium in 1981 and has since become one of the most popular and influential horror RPGs in the world.
The game is set in a dark and terrifying world where ancient, malevolent entities known as the Great Old Ones and Outer Gods lurk at the edges of human consciousness. The players are investigators who are drawn into the shadowy world of the Mythos and must use their wits and skills to unravel sinister plots, confront monstrous creatures, and ultimately try to survive the horrors that they uncover.
What is Call of Cthulhu game about?
The central premise of the game is that the universe is inhabited by malevolent entities known as the Great Old Ones and Outer Gods. These gods exist beyond human understanding and have the power to drive people to madness or despair. The players use their skills and wits to investigate and confront these otherworldly entities, uncovering the mysteries of the Mythos and trying to survive the horrors that they encounter.
Call of Cthulhu RPG is heavily focused on investigation Players piece together clues and explore locations to uncover secrets and unravel sinister plots. In addition to investigation, the game also features elements of horror, action, and roleplaying,. Players develop their characters over time and make decisions that have far-reaching consequences.
What type of game is Call of Cthulhu?
Call of Cthulhu is a tabletop roleplaying game that is typically played with a group of players and a game master. It is often described as a horror RPG, as it is heavily focused on exploring the world of cosmic horror created by H.P. Lovecraft and his Cthulhu Mythos stories.