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Cthulhu Hack: From Unformed Realms


As a Gamemaster, you just can’t have something planned for every eventuality. Perhaps you have to step in to run something on short notice, or the normal group can’t meet, so you want something to change the pace.

Cthulhu Hack offers a simple system for investigative horror, but where to get the horror? Well, From Unformed Realms offers you a collection of random tables to provide a springboard for your creativity just when you need it most.

Whether birthed from a wellspring of chaos or released from the darkholds of a dismal dungeon, From Unformed Realms (FUR) provides a table-based toolset for the creation of eldritch horrors. In twenty horror-packed pages, FUR provides myriad options for the unique horrific nightmares and unnameable monstrosities. Roll three 6-sided dice or just flick to a random page and choose a numbered section, then inflict the content on your appreciative players.

Pookie - "What it is, is a means to throw something unexpected and unknown into the path of the investigators, adventurers, or other misfortunates... the sort of book you want to have on your shelf when short of ideas and short of time and browsing for inspiration." (Reviews from R'lyeh)

Steven Robert - "’s an evocative and easy-to-read source of inspiration for just about any otherworldly monster. I like how it cuts straight to the weirdness - horrific or simply dangerous - and lets you build the monster around those core abilities. I fully intend to use this in fantasy games." (RPGGeek)

Steve Donohue - "First things first, Paul offered me a free copy of this product, but after I read it, I went back and paid for it. Overall this is a great collection of tables with some very inventive options as well as some of the expected options. It's a great product." (RPGGeek)

The supplement contains references and monsters based on the Horror genre. The book does contain references to acts of fictional violence and biological functions, but nothing is unsuitable for someone sitting down to play a game of Lovecraftian investigative horror in the first place!

From Unformed Realms is a system-free supplement, easily adapted to your favourite game system or campaign setting. Some material previously released under the title Consult Appendix Z.

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Jeremy H December 15, 2021 2:49 am UTC
Hello. Would you guys help me boost my current Kickstarter? I'm putting together a third volume of monsters for Black Hack. I have two other volumes here on DriveThru. it's been a few years since I published those and hope to get some additional exposure via other Black Hackers. Thanks! :^)
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charles B October 14, 2021 12:41 am UTC
PoD please.
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Neil S September 02, 2021 2:14 am UTC
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Sallerin P August 10, 2016 2:00 pm UTC
Thx :)
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Sallerin P August 10, 2016 9:20 am UTC
any possibilty to have a standard pagination? only one page at once? For me, it isn't usefull to have two pages together... Thx by advance
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Paul B August 10, 2016 9:43 am UTC
The format at the moment is a single page landscape with two columns - which admittedly looks like a two-page spread. I'll review the format and look to provide an alternative. Thanks for the feedback.
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