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The Cthulhu Hack: Forgotten Duty

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A visit to the University of Navarra—located in Pamplona, Spain—in search of a rare book—the chronicles of a monk who claimed to have witnessed visions of other worlds—leads to a grim investigation.

Forgotten Duty is a short investigation—probably 6 - 8 hours of play—written for The Cthulhu Hack but playable with any system geared toward Lovecraftian horror. Set in modern-day northern Spain, the investigation has the potential to set the starting point for a wider campaign. It also links loosely into other earlier adventures, providing the potential to run into or from other investigations.

The adventure includes:

  • a 27-page adventure, including deep background, timeline, GM guidance, non-player character write-ups and several maps of locations—to supplement uses of Internet-accessible maps for more general reference
  • a single page of tables for randomly generating the names and mannerisms of non-player characters
  • a 3-page section of handouts, including non-player character portraits by mirandemia
  • a set of five pre-generated characters—though the investigation includes thoughts on linking existing characters and their personal motivations
  • an overview of a new alternate Special Abilities mechanic for one-shots

While you need the for Core Book to handle the baseline mechanics, you could use the investigation with any other system or run the whole thing as a story-driven encounter with unnameable cosmic horrors.

Publisher Note: PDF uses a standard A5-booklet format, single column. The first release version is awaiting art—there are wide, white spaces on pages 18/19 and at the top of the handout sheet, awaiting NPC portraits.

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This title was added to our catalog on July 18, 2020.
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