Achtung! Cthulhu – Terrifying WW2 Setting Launches For Call of Cthulhu!
The Achtung! Cthulhu setting is packed full of fiendish Nazi scientists, terrifying ancient mysteries, legendary German war machines, desperate partisans, gun-toting paratroopers, determined investigators, and enough writhing tentacles to pack ten Reichstags!
The first release for Achtung! Cthulhu – Zero Point Part 1 – Three Kings is out now at RPGNow.com written by Sarah Newton with artwork by Dim Martin.
MODIPHIUS is planning three separate campaigns for Achtung! Cthulhu and the first is Zero Point…
Achtung! Cthulhu – Zero Point is a globe-spanning campaign, written by Sarah Newton (Legends of Anglerre, Mindjammer), with artwork by Dim Martin and layout Michal Cross. Spread over several standalone releases the first 44 page book ‘Three Kings’ is out now. In this first adventure join a band of heroic soldiers, intelligence agents, and resistance fighters behind enemy lines on the eve of World War Two, as they discover unspeakable horrors in the nightmarish lands of occupied Czechoslovakia! Featuring a complete multi-episode wartime adventure, full colour maps, background details on occupied Czechoslovakia, new rules for wartime investigations, and pre-generated characters so you can get playing straight away!
Each Achtung! Cthulhu campaign book is also a full-blown setting with new rules, vehicles, characters, alternate and historical wartime events, setting information and much more for Call of Cthulhu players. The episodic releases are completely stand alone and designed to allow the adventures or setting material to be used within existing games or played as thrilling one off perilous escapades.
The forthcoming www.achtungcthulhu.com website will host a growing community, free downloads, merchandising and product information for the Achtung! Cthulhu range.
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Discover the secret history of World War Two – stories of the amazing heroism which struggled to overthrow a nightmare alliance of science and the occult, of frightening inhuman conspiracies from the depths of time, and the unbelievable war machines which were the product of Nazi scientific genius – and how close we all came to a slithering end!
Play a huge range of classic wartime heroes such as Russian political officers, German U-Boat commanders, British commandoes, RAF pilots, US rangers, Washington investigators, London journalists, Hollywood starlets, and resistance fighters from all across Europe, who must all unite in the battle against the darker side of World War Two. Play three whole campaigns leading from the opening shots of the War in 1939, through intrigue and adventure in Occupied Europe, the siege of Berlin in 1945, and finally the cold wastes of Antarctica in 1946!
Written for the popular Call of Cthulhu, Savage Worlds & Trail of Cthulhu roleplaying game systems, Achtung! Cthulhu will thrust your characters in to the midst of a dark and desperate struggle, as Cthulhu’s minions take advantage of the chaos wrought by the Third Reich to topple civilization! The massive world-spanning Achtung! Cthulhu setting features occult conspiracies, terrifying Nazi war machines, and an ancient evil so powerful that it threatens to tear the world apart!
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