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The Necropolis. A short, fast paced introductory scenario for Call of Cthulhu |Learn to play!

The Necropolis. A short, fast paced introductory scenario for Call of Cthulhu |Learn to play!

Call of Cthulhu on Discord, Roll20

Price per player-session

You will be charged when a session starts



  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

Price per player-session

About the adventure

Everyone of you play as a member of an archaeological dig in the Valley of Kings, Egypt. A never documented tomb has been discovered and this is your chance to make your career and fortune. Are you ready to venture into The Necropolis? This is a very fast paced and short Call of Cthulhu scenario, taking about an hour and in any case longer than two. It's perfect to introduce new players or veterans looking for something new, short and fun.

Published Writer

1 year on StartPlaying


164 games hosted


Highly rated for: Storytelling, Sets the Mood, Creativity


Average response time: 3 hours


Response rate: 100%

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 Roll20 and Discord. Recommend Chrome or Firefox browser. 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 Roll20 VTT, characters sheets, portraits, handouts with clues found during play and some illustration. Background music played through the Roll20 web VTT.

Gameplay details

It's a very simple and fun scenario that is short and intense, it all happens in a single location. Perfect for beginners and veterans alike. SInce it's a super short one shot, we will take the first 20 min or so to do a mini session zero, to select characters and talk about the game and expectations.

Content warnings


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

Pregenerated characters only. These Investigators will not have any previous experience with the Cthulhu Mythos, just regular people working on a dig in Egypt.

Players can expect

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

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