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]
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]
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]
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]
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 Little joy is offered by the twisted clowns, and the barker's outdated speaking-style and French-tinged accent strengthens...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]