Eight Horrors for One Special Night
This monograph is the result of Chaosium's annual Halloween Adventure Contest. What follows are eight tales of Halloween Horror spanning time and space, from medieval Europe to modern day Arkham. We hope you enjoy these Samhain offerings.
Of Angels and Bones
A 1920s ADVENTURE BY BRANDON HANLAN. "Of Angels And Bones" revolves around the happenings... [click here for more]
Tales of Halloween Horror
Our Third Halloween Adventure monograph is here just in time for your Halloween Call of Cthulhu or Basic Roleplaying games. Here are six terrifying Halloween-themed adventures - winners and honorable mentions of the 3rd Annual Chaosium.com Halloween Adventure Contest (2007).
BY BOB BRINKMAN. Set in 1924 Arkham, MA this adventure is meant as a one shot departure... [click here for more]
Three Halloween Adventures
Chaosium periodically hosts contests on our web site. The adventures presented here were chosen from among the best submissions from our 2005 Halloween Adventure contest.
Eyes That Should Not SeeBY JIM LYNCH. The Trepanation Proponents of America (TPA) is a small organization, run by its founder — John Croft. Croft is an intelligent, calm man who... [click here for more]
Autumn — the time of the Festival of the Dead, when the veil between the worlds is thinnest and prayers to ancestors easiest made. Pumpkin cakes are left in the Ancestors' Niche in every house, and children tie black and orange ribbons to the doors and put candles in the windows of their houses so their dead ancestors can easily find their way home.
It is a quiet time, after the harvest... [click here for more]
The festival came to town.In previous years it was a joyful and cheery event. These attractions, however, are outmoded and the infrastructure is old and neglected. A foul smell hangs in the air. The show consists of malformed people who disgust and frighten. Little joy is offered by the twisted clowns, and the barker's outdated speaking-style and French-tinged accent strengthens... [click here for more]
It's Halloween in an election year. New Yorkers prepare to celebrate with masked revels and parades, while the city's powerful hold fund raisers and give speeches. Business as usual in the Modern Gomorrah, but when someone or something hunts New York's streets, eviscerating stray animals, slaying the homeless where they huddle, and stealing women from shelters - it threatens a councilwoman's reelection... [click here for more]
Dusty ruins on a distant planet -- the kind of abandoned alien cities investigators are likely to explore... or to be inexplicably lead to by the machinations of cruel gods. Nothing in such an environment sounds right. Footsteps echo strangely. The wind howls overhead and at times seems to speak with the voice of the city's long dead builders. Ancient alien technology, or perhaps the residue of faded... [click here for more]
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Nine Tales of Halloween Horror
For children, Halloween brings to mind candy and costumes, wearing a mask and saying the magic words “trick or treat. For some adults Halloween is a time of physical and spiritual transition. The earth is shedding its skin like dead leaves falling, and men reflect in fear on the past gone by. It is a time when the connection between our meaningless existence and... [click here for more]