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Masks of Nyarlathotep - The Ultimate Call of Cthulhu Campaign. Beginners and veterans welcome.

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Masks of Nyarlathotep - The Ultimate Call of Cthulhu Campaign. Beginners and veterans welcome.

Call of Cthulhu on Discord, Fantasy Grounds

Price per player-session
You will be charged when a session starts

$20.00

Information

  • Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

Price per player-session
$20.00

About the adventure

You just signed up for an expedition into the Peruvian Highlands. Whether it was because you were looking for adventure, fame, fortune, knowledge or simply to escape from some trouble, you unsuspectingly have stepped into a path that will lead you to face a dark god's world-wide conspiracy. Masks of Nyarlathotep is the ultimate campaign ever published for Call of Cthulhu now that it has been revised and updated for 7th edition. You will travel across 5 continents, meet a plethora of NPCs, uncover clues, secrets and dark truths and face off against (or escape from) deranged cultists and worse. Beginners are welcome and encouraged, you can have fun from the start even if you never played the game before and don't know the rules, I have 22+ years of experience running mainly Call of Cthulhu and I have introduced to and taught the game to almost everyone I have played or play with. This is a classic cosmic horror campaign and as such it's has content that could be disturbing, but expected from the genre- All trigger warnings are listed and there will be a full session zero to speak about the game, expectations, create or select characters and everyone is welcome to let me know any triggers at the table or privately. Also I will be available for debriefing after each session to talk about it.

Professional Game Master

Leopoldo "Leovor" Rueda

he/him

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Hispanic/Latinx
Published Writer
Multi-lingual

23 years as a TTRPG player

23 years as a Game Master

155 games hosted

Brings Pretty much everything official Call of Cthulhu, plus various community and 3rd party. Request any Call of Cthulhu campaign or adventure. I also run Old School Essentials, Dungeon Crawl Classics and Cyberpunk RED. I use a combination of Fantasy Grounds Unity Ultimate License, Syrinscape subscription, My discord audio bot and Voicemod Pro to bring to the table all the best tools to enhance the experience to the table

Leopoldo "Leovor" Rueda profile

Additional Details

How to prepare

Computer and Internet required. High speed internet will make for a more enjoyable experience. Mic and headphones required (speakers cause echo). Set up free accounts on Fantasy Grounds and Discord. Install free demo version of Fantasy Grounds Unity https://www.fantasygrounds.com/home/home.php Install Discord app on computer. Join Leovor's Keep server (link on your dashboard here after you join the game)

What I provide

I will bring my 20+ years of experience running Call of Cthulhu games for different kinds of people, old or young, new or experienced; friends, strangers and strangers who then became friends by playing together. The dice are rolled on Fantasy Grounds Unity VTT, characters sheets, portraits, handouts with clues found during play full illustrations. Masks of Nyarlathotep Soundtrack by Syrinscape will play through discord by my Bot, so you dont need to set anything else up to listen in.

Gameplay details

There will be a fair share of combat, however I'm not super crunchy with the numbers I do mostly Theather of the Mind and at most I used maps and tokens when required just to provide and idea of the relative positions of everyone. Lots of Roleplaying opportunties as dozens and dozens of NPCs populate the campaign, who you meet, who you befriend and who you confront matters. There are lots of clues to uncover and all will be recorded in the VTT as graphic and text handouts available in your game journal to review, however you are encouraged to take your own notes. Some seemingly relevant clue now could be very important later. The consequences of your actions will not always be apparent inmediately. Although the opening chapters are set in stone, at certain point the players will be able to decide where to go so it's a bit of sandbox campaign. This can be daunting to beginners but don't worry I will be there to help with with rules without slowing down. Having fun and make an unforgettable story is my main concern. I did not put Racism as content warning because it does not form part of the main story nor it is highlighted, despite of the era and places. However, although I do not highlight it, I don't hide it either or pretend it didn't happen in detriment of the story. A few past events that shape current situations during the story are grounded on the injustices that existed at the time and place. That said player characters won't experience it directly, not matter what, as it does not add anything to the story. All this and much more will be clarified in a throurogh session zero.

Content warnings

    (none)

Safety tools used
  • Breaks
  • Debriefing
  • Session 0
How will character creation work

Pregenerated characters will be available for selection and it's the most advisable options for newcomers so you can get to play right away and learn the rules first hand. Some background information about them is left blank to they can be customized a bit. Also players can make their own character in session zero, the only requisite is that have signed up for an expedition in Peru and are traveling or are already there. Session Zero will be FREE

Players can expect

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

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