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The Devil Eats Flies - A Classic CoC One-Shot In The Wicked City

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The Devil Eats Flies - A Classic CoC One-Shot In The Wicked City

Call of Cthulhu on Discord

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  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

Price per player-session

About the adventure

A killer is dead but the killings have refused to stop. You are residents of the great and wicked city of Berlin, 1922. For each of your unique skills and backgrounds, you have been brought in to what seems so simple - a peasant woman has disappeared. Find her before it is too late. But the deeper you go, the less any of this makes sense. As part of this dark and dramatic one-shot, you will have a chance to explore corners of this city to hopefully, hopefully make the nightmare stop. But as dead bodies begin to pile, conspiracies continue to conspire, and the wheel of history keeps on turning, the question truly is - will you be able to make a difference? For those of you unfamiliar with how I run this game, here are some reviews from those that have played CoC 7e with me before: +"As a storyteller, Jacob is one of the best I've been priveleged to be at his table twice now. The way he crafted the horror and even made turkeys horrifying/hilarious at the same time...just chef's kiss." +"He does a really good job of setting the scene and the atmosphere, which is so important to Call of Cthulhu. He's very patient and doesn't railroad or rush players. I feel very fortunate to be able to play through a whole campaign with him and am looking forward to the sessions to come!"

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Jacob Cordas


164 Reviews

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13 years as a TTRPG player

11 years as a Game Master

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Additional Details

How to prepare

The game will be done over Discord so a functioning internet connection, computer and microphone/headset is highly recommended if not absolutely necessary. Dice can be done either digitally or using your own physical dice.

What I provide

I will bring a dynamic and highly responsive one-shot with unique characters based off your specifications. This will be a perfect way to experience this dynamic adventure in a great setting for this first time!

Gameplay details

This one shot will feature nightmares twisted and distorted as well as accurately ugly depiction of Berlin in the early 1920's. To make that fun, safety is of the utmost importance. We will first fill out the Monte Cook RPG Consent Checklist. From there, we will use a variation of the X, N, and O Cards called Yellow/Red Cards and an Open Door Policy while we play. Finally the game will feature a regular scheduled mid-game break to aid with pacing and avoid bleed.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Breaks
  • Monte Cook RPG Consent Checklist
  • Open Door
  • X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work

I will pre-generate your characters for you based off your requests. I will need to know how old your character is, what your character's relationship to Berlin is and what your current occupation is. From there, I will make the perfect character for you!

Players can expect

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

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