August 20th is H. P. Lovecraft’s 128th birthday. Despite the writer’s racist views, strong even for his time, he has become a major influence on modern horror.
The OneBookShelf family are offering 20% off on a wide range of Cthulhu, Great Old One and Lovecraft flavoured items for the next few days. Let’s take a look!
DriveThruRPG’s Cthulhu Mythos Sale
Geek Native has taken a look at the top 10 selling Cthulhu themed RPGs in this Lovecraft birthday sale.
- Achtung Cthulhu: Lovers Collection (Modiphius)
- Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea (Second Edition) (North Wind Adventures)
- Devil’s Swamp (New Comet Games)
- Chronicles of Darkness: Hurt Locker (Onyx Path Publishing)
- Trail of Cthulhu (Pelgrane Press)
- Chronicles of Darkness (Onyx Path Publishing)
- Delta Green: The Role-Play Game (Arc Dream Publishing)
- Silent Legions (Sine Nomine Publishing)
- Delta Green: A NIght at the Opera (Arc Dream Publishing)
- Cthulhu Confidential (Pelgrane Press)
It’s worth noting that back in 2015 Geek Native reviewer Ed Gibbs described Silent Legions as Insanely Good.
DriveThruComics Cthulhu Mythos Sale
- Mythos: Lovecraft’s Worlds (Caliber Comics)
- Ken Hite’s Tarot of Cthulhu: Major Arcana (Atomic Overmind Press)
- Nightmare World Volume 2: Leave the Light On (Devil’s Due Entertainment)
- Nightmare World Volume 3: Demon Days (Devil’s Due Entertainment)
- Tour de Lovecraft: The Tales (Atomic Overmind Press)
- Kolchak: The Night Stalker: The Lovecraftian Horror (Moonstone)
- H.P. Lovecraft #1: The Alchemist (Caliber Comics)
- Horror City #1 (Caliber Comics)
- Eldritch! #1 (Heart-Shaped-Skull)
- Eldritch! #2 (Heart-Shaped-Skull)
Looks like a few dominant players in the cosmic evil comic book space!
DriveThruFiction’s Cthulhu Mythos Sale
- Letters to Lovecraft (Robin D Laws, et al)
- Delta Green: Extraordinary Renditions (Dennis Detwiller)
- The Hastur Cycle (Ambrose Bierce, et al)
- Delta Green: Tales from Failed Anatomies (Dennis Detwiller)
- The Book of Eibon (Clark Ashton Smith, et al)
- Delta Green: The Way It Went Down (Dennis Detwiller)
- The Innsmouth Cycle (Anderson, et al)
- The Strange Cases of Rudolph Pearson (William Jones)
- Shotguns v. Cthulhu (Natania Barron, et al)
- Madness of the Orient Express (Elaine Cunningham, et al)
It looks like with Dennis Detwiller’s novels that Delta Green takes the lead as the most popular purchase in OBS’s H. P. Lovecraft’s birthday sale deals.
In this post we can see all the creators and authors that Lovecraft influenced. Have you ever wondered who influenced Lovecraft?