Sorrow in Tsavo

Sorrow in Tsavo

Call of Cthulhu on Discord

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  • Duration: 3.5 to 4 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

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About the adventure

Description: Tsavo translates to, "a place of slaughter." Welcome to Africa (1898). The British are building a railway bridge over the river Tsavo to connect worlds. Unfortunately, a pair of lions known as "The Ghost," and, "The Darkness," are stalking and brutally killing members of your crew. The leadership team must find a way to stop these man-eaters before the project is abandoned entirely.

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Additional Details

How to prepare

This game will be run on Discord, audio only. Have an operable mic. Dice will be rolled on Discord. If you're looking to explore optional background setting, I'd recommend watching the movie "The Ghost and the Darkness." You may also read about the Tsavo man-eaters in Patterson's account: The Man-Eaters of Tsavo. Lastly, you can pop into the Chicago Field Museum to see them in person.

What I provide

Pre-gens, maps, monster handouts and all visuals needed to run the game will be provided.

Gameplay details

This Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition scenario is role play and investigative heavy. Combat is light. It is written to allow both players and Investigators to shine within their skills and environment. Content warnings include: body gore, violence and possibly torture. Rules will be reviewed prior to start.

Content warnings


Safety tools used


How will character creation work

Pregens are included for this scenario.

Players can expect

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

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