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Squamous: Cosmic Horror Roleplaying

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Squamous is a rules lite roleplaying game of cosmic horror using the In Darkest Warrens system, meaning it's a full ruleset in a single sheet of paper. 

Not only do you get a full set of rules, but Squamous also includes a list of mythos creatures and a full Mystery scenario The Dreaming House to get you started.

  • Play as an Occultist, Soldier, Private Investigator, Psychologist or Doctor
  • A simple single d6 system for fast, uncomplicated play
  • The lucidity system means madness doesn't take you out of the game 
  • A list of Lovecraftian horrors for investigators to face
  • Clue system means the investigation never grinds to a halt
  • Simple to convert other Lovecraftian adventures for use with Squamous

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Iain M April 21, 2020 11:42 am UTC
I know I should have put this in the Review section but you have to wait a day after purchase and I was so impressed i couldn't wait!
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Iain M April 21, 2020 11:41 am UTC
On first reading it has the elegant simplicity (and that does not mean it's not nuanced- there are clearly strategies players can develop here) of In Darkest Warrens, the 'pick up and play' accessiblity and a healthy dollop of Mythos. Nicely done Scott, I'm full of admiration. Now to try out the scenario..."what?... put down that Shining Trapezohedron you fool! lights have gone out...Yog-Sothoth save me (yep, that's one of the enemies detailed here with a very effective four-fold risk indictor) .. the three-lobed burning eye.."
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This title was added to our catalog on April 20, 2020.