One of earliest human
myth cycles is that of the dark trickster. This stranger appears without
warning. Before he leaves, the world has been irrevocably changed in some
manner. Sometimes this change is seemingly for the better, but more often
it is a change for the worst. The trickster brings confusion and chaos
into the world of the people, who therefore dread his visitations. Modern
men believe him to be a boogey man of simpler, more primitive minds. There
are those of us who know otherwise. Those who still fear that the trickster
will once again visit our world and change it. Forever.
--From the memoirs of R.L. Cullinan
03/15/00: Lots of updates. Four new Journal Entries (welcome to Cairo!), and two new Fun Facts.
02/21/00: Added two new Fun Facts and Entry 25.
02/07/00: Added a new Fun Fact, and made some Fun Fact edits per Jeff.
02/02/00: Added Journal Entry 24: D'enouement II, as well as three new Katya's Fun Facts.
12/29/99: Added Katya's Fun Facts! Check it out.
12/22/99: Added Journal Entry 23. Amy wrote this in a new style, definitely worth a read.
12/20/99: Added Journal Entry 22. Also got some edits from Jon to Combat and Char Gen.
12/15/99: Added revised Combat and Character Generation pages. Revised Schedule.
12/13/99: Added Journal Entries 20 & 21 from the Marathon Session.
12/03/99: Added Journal Entry 19.
11/30/99: Added Journal Entries 17 & 18. Added backgrounds for Elizabeth Essex and Adrian Cainsley.
11/18/99: Kisha suggested some edits, so I've implemented them.
11/15/99: Added Journal Entries 13 through 16. Edits to Expedition page, and Schedule added Link to 1920's page.
09/28/99: Added Schedule. More general edits (especially character generation)!
09/27/99: Added Houe Rules Section. General edits to other pages.
09/22/99: Added Journal Entry 12. Added Katya's dossier. General edits.
09/17/99: Site created.
What This Is
This web site is dedicated to our gaming group as we play through Masks of Nyarlathotep, an epic, continent spanning campaign for Chaosium's Call of Cthluhu ™ role-playing game. The game is set in the world of H.P.Lovecraft, an author who specialized in stories of horror and the occult. Lovecraft's world looks very much like our Earth during the 1920's, but unlike our world (hopefully), humanity shares the universe with darker creatures that come from beyond the stars. These creatures do not exist harmoniously with humanity, and they use their dark powers to manipulate, control, and kill humans to suit their needs and pleasures.
We play the heroes of
this world-adventuerers and scholars who fight the tide of evil despite
the odds. Our characters risk life, limb and their sanity to defeat the
evil that lurks from beyond.
Who We Are
Elizabeth Essex/Journal Entries: Amy
Fr. Vincent Kelly/Jim Ransom/Webmaster: Nathaniel
Adrian Cainesly: Charles
Donald Cartwright: Brad
George Smythe: Kisha
Game over, man.
If you have any questions or comments please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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