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Beginners Adventure for Call of Cthulhu - The Lightless Beacon

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Beginners Adventure for Call of Cthulhu - The Lightless Beacon

Call of Cthulhu on Roll20, Discord, Theater of the Mind

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  • Duration: 2.5 to 4 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

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About the adventure

Call of Cthulhu is a horror fiction role-playing game based on H. P. Lovecraft's story of the same name and the associated Cthulhu Mythos. This adventure, called The Lightless Beacon, is an introductory scenario for beginners and experts alike. In this scenario, investigators play the roles of unfortunate passengers on a ship heading for Rockport, Massachusetts, on Monday, April 12th, 1926, the night of the new moon. Due to a malfunction at the lighthouse on Beacon Island, their ship founders on nearby rocks, forcing the investigators to take to a small lifeboat and head to Beacon Island for refuge in the growing storm. Unfortunately, even greater dangers await them, as they stumble into a retrieval mission by deep one hybrids and their diabolical allies. Will the investigators survive to tell the tale of their findings or will they succumb to the watery threat that rises all around them?

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Chris Patrick


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30 years as a TTRPG player

30 years as a Game Master

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Brings all the books and rules needed as well as a lot of experience to make it fun to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

Discord and Roll20 accounts. Microphone is a must, webcam is encouraged. Everything will be provided in digital during the game.

What I provide

Core rules and an adventure set up in Roll20

Gameplay details

This game contains horror and fantasy based on Lovecraft's ideas, there will be some gore and blood and ugly creatures.

Content warnings


Safety tools used


How will character creation work

Pre-generated characters will be provided for this adventure but you will make some adjustments and customizations.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Medium
  • Roleplay: High
  • Puzzles: Low
  • Experience Level: Open to all

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