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In Strange Aeons: Lovecraftian Numenera


Lovecraftian horror is cosmic horror. It is the terror that comes from the realization that the universe is vast, inhospitable, and uncaring. That humanity’s desire to find our place in it is fruitless—that we have no place. We are insignificant and meaningless specks in the unfathomable reaches of both space and time, and there are entities in those reaches so monstrous and vast that should we come to comprehend them—even a little—that comprehension would surely devour our sanity.

It should be no surprise that this fits Numenera particularly well. Humans of the Ninth World are steeped in aeons, living in the shadows and remnants of civilizations whose accomplishments defy their comprehension daily. Surely this greatness of past carries to them a taste of this cosmic horror—as, perhaps, do the worlds, dimensions, and entities touched by those ancients.

This product contains GM advice on incorporating these elements into Numenera campaigns and adventures. It provides two new descriptors, new creatures, and rules for sanity in the Cypher System.

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February 21st, 2014
Originally posted on, a new idea everyday! Product: In Strange Aeons: Lovecraftian Numenera Producer: Monte Cook Games Price: ~$3 System: Numenera TL;DR- If you love Numenera and Cthulhu, then it's a no brainer! 90% Bas [...]
February 10th, 2014
Brilliant. While short, this is a wonderful resource for changing the mood and feel of Numenera. I especially enjoy the insanity mechanism. I highly recommend this product. [...]
January 31st, 2014
The book is a great reference for adding a bit of flare into the game. I do like the two new descriptors that are included in it for the PC's. [...]
January 4th, 2014
Maybe, I'm not greatest fan of the Lovecraft and Cthulhu Mythos. And, maybe it is good product. But I bought it the same day when I bought "Celestial Wisdom" not even realising it was fanmade and not official. CW costs 3 dollars, by mere 1 cent more, [...]
December 2nd, 2013
"That is not dead which can eternal lie, And with strange aeons even death may die." - H.P. Lovecraft, The Nameless City What’s In It? Split into three parts In Strange Aeons provides tools to partially or fully re-skin Numenera into a far [...]
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