Hotel California - Call of Cthulhu

Hotel California - Call of Cthulhu

Call of Cthulhu on Discord, Roll20

Price per player-session

You will be charged when a session starts



  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Intermediate

Price per player-session

About the adventure

This will be my first time running Call of Cthulhu and I am really excited! Meant to be a one or two shot, this murder mystery/escape room style game is taking it's inspiration from I consider one of the best ghost stories ever told, Hotel California by the Eagles. Set in Los Angeles in the 1940's at the Hotel Cecil.

Published Writer

1 year on StartPlaying

69 games hosted

Highly rated for: Creativity, Storytelling, Rule of Cool

Average response time: Under 1 hour

Response rate: 100%

Additional Details

How to prepare

A working knowledge of Call of Cthulhu, a discord and roll20 profile. Perhaps an idea for your character. You'll also need at least a mic, and preferably a webcam, thank you.

What I provide

I'm bringing the story, I've been telling horror stories for a long as I can remember, and I've done so many escape rooms and murder mysteries that if I can't write one by now, it's because I haven't been paying attention. I will create detailed maps, and soundtracks, as well as a haunting cast of NPC's

Gameplay details

This is an adult themed horror game, based on the work of Lovecraft, as such themes of hopelessness and being pushed to the edge is part of the experience. Not for players sensitive to that kind of thing. That being said...we will have an extensive session 0 where hard lines can be defined, and everybody can be made sure to be comfortable with the content.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Aftercare
  • Breaks
  • Lines and Veils
  • Open Door
  • Session 0
How will character creation work

We will discuss character creation during session 0, as well as outlining the characters. Then they will be built, and reviewed before session 1, I will have back up characters in case of deaths. Probably taking over as one of the Hotel's denizens.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Low
  • Roleplay: High
  • Puzzles: High
  • Experience Level: Intermediate

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