What's The Cthulhu Hack?
It's a standalone game of investigation horror, pitting ordinary people against the sanity-shattering horrors of Lovecraftian gods and monsters.
It's a fast and simple system, with just two mechanics - Saves and Resources - that handle your ability to escape threats and to manage your dwindling faculties for investigation and sanity.
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You’re all students at Arkham’s renowned Miskatonic University. Between terms, you’re taking the opportunity to go hiking. You’ve taken an interest in the newspaper and local TV reports of construction in the north-east, along the coast, that will see a piece of history, a town preserved since Prohibition times, bulldozed to make way for a luxury health spa resort. This will... [click here for more]
The Dark Brood slither forth from the fecund womb of Shub-Niggurath; undulating and hideous copious, it births strange and impossible children.
Ever Their praises, and abundance to the Black Goat of the Woods. Iä! Shub-Niggurath! Iä! Shub-Niggurath!The Black Goat of the Woods with a Thousand Young!The Dark Brood offers a selection of content bringing... [click here for more]
The Cthulhu Hack: The Haunter of the Dark takes HP Lovecraft's final Mythos tale of doomed writer Robert Blake and guides you, in clear steps, through the process of turning it into an adventure for The Cthulhu Hack. With that approach in mind, you can then use the same tools and guidance to create classic adventures in mystery and horror.
The Cthulhu Hack is a game... [click here for more]
"That stern quality of the tangled backwoods which can only be described as merciless and terrible, rose out of these far blue woods swimming upon the horizon, and revealed itself. He understood the silent warning. He realized his own utter helplessness."
- Algernon Blackwood, "The Wendigo"
Three authors. Three chilling tales of malevolence and inhuman appetite for The Cthulhu Hack.
Wolves... [click here for more]
You wake groggy; your body stiff, your sight obscured. You stir; vigour oozing slowly back into your muscles like you've slept for an age. As your vision clears, you find your surroundings unfamiliar, the colours and light queer. You struggle to call out for help, but cannot find the words. You struggle to remember much of anything - were you drunk? Drugged? Sick?
Perhaps, with hindsight, you were... [click here for more]