Lost & Found: A Review and Play report of Trail of Cthulhu


This past weekend, I got a group together to play Pelgrane Press’ Trail of Cthulhu. Though the game came out in 2008, I never got a chance to play it, until now. Designed by Kenneth Hite, Trail of Cthulhu is one of several games powered by the GUMSHOE System. The design philosophy behind the GUMSHOE system is that in an […]

5 ENnie award winners already announced as voting opens

ennies 2014 nominee

5 ENnie award winners already announced as voting opens Team EN World opened the voting booth for the 2014 ENnie Awards this week. Voting started with 5 winners being announced for the 2014 Judges’ Spotlight award. So, who won? Hobomancer Companion from Hex Games Deep Magic from Kobold Press Rocket Age RPG from Cubicle 7 […]

Wish They’d Let Me In: A Review of The Many Deaths of Edward Bigsby

The Many Deaths of Edward Bigsby on RPGNow

Sometimes there are questions that do not warrant an answer and doors best left unopened. However, when a visitor calls and has time only to utter overexcited relief at finding you before expiring, the things best left undone might prove the only way… The Many Deaths of Edward Bigsby is a 34-page adventure for Trail of Cthulhu, […]

A Long Line of Body Snatchers: A Review of Hideous Creatures: Ghouls


At heart, Ghouls are haunters of the dead, spending their time around the bodies of the deceased, primarily as a source of sustenance, but also seeking out grave goods. In a lot of horror fiction beyond Lovecraft, they have become the pathetic, fawning groupies of greater monsters – failed vampires, would-be liches, and the almost […]

A look inside: Cthulhu at War


The Cthulhu at War bundle from Pelgrane Press available at RPGNow is a little different from other bundles. It putss together Cthulhu adventures from two companies; Pelgrane Press and from Modiphius. Pelgrane has their award winning Trail of Cthulhu while Modiphius have their Kickstarter superstar success Achtung! Cthulhu series. The bundle offers a cash saving […]

New Year, New Game: Trail of Cthulhu


DriveThru RPG are running a big sale, up to 40% off core rules with the offer “New Year, New Game” promotion. Want to save more money? Use the coupon happynyng2013 to bag a further 15% off. The question is? Which RPG should you dabble in? What about something dark, something a little dangerous, something that […]

Robin D. Law’s Hillfolk and the DramaSystem


Robin D. Law’s is a well known games designer who brought us the GUMSHOE investigative roleplaying system. He tends to work closely with Pelgrane Press, who have a number of GUMSHOE products, and is actually the Creative Director at Stone Skin Press which is Pelgrane’s fiction imprint. His latest project, foreshadowed by his book Hamlet’s […]

Interview with Chris Birch of Achtung! Cthulhu and Modiphius


Chris Birch is the writer and game designer of the FATE based Starblazer Adventures space opera RPG published by Cubicle 7. He is the creative director at Joystick Junkies and runs the publishing imprint Modiphius. Birch, already a very busy man, has another RPG projecting going in the form of Achtung! Cthulhu – a World […]

Pelgrane Press’s 20% GUMSHOE sale


Pelgrane Press have a 20% sale going on all five of their GUMSHOE core books. That’s 20% off Trail of Cthulhu, Ashen Stars, Mutant City Blues, Fear Itself and The Esoterrorists. The sale is over at RPGNow.com Trail of Cthulhu, is an ENNie winning, is a clever blend of investigation and Cthulhu horror. I’ve played […]

Three Trail of Cthulhu wallpapers to inspire you this Halloween


Pelgrane Press’s The Apocalypse Machine is about the end of the world. It happened on November 2nd, 1936 and humanity perished in as millions of men and women died. The Apocalypse Machine has two different methods of play; Wasteland and Aftershock. In Aftershock mode players are in the thick of it, the earthquake has just […]