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Storm From A Teacup

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This one-shot adventure for Call of Cthulhu 7th edition is designed for 1-3 players plus a Keeper with a 1920s "classic" setting and tone, but could also work with Pulp Cthulhu too.

A new tea has become the "in thing" amongst the jazz set of Pineview's youth, and while some of its imbibers report a fun but strange hallucinatory effect, others are seeing much more sinister - and even madness inducing - visions.

Where did this tea come from? Are its drinkers really seeing monsters? The Investigators are being tasked with finding out...

Developed and written as part of the Storytelling Collective's Summer 2021 Write Your First Adventure workshop, this scenario encompasses a 16 page adventure (plus handouts) involving 'old money' establishment, indifferent law enforcement, jazz-enjoying youth, bootleggers, sinister cultists, dark magick and a glimpse into the horrors of the Mythos.

The scenario includes "less-lethal" and "full danger" options to suit a range of Keepers and players, with different possible ending outcomes as well as the potential for the adventure's events to connect to a subsequent mysteries or provide experience for Investigators in future investigations.

About the author

Royce Wilson is an Australian journalist, writer and historian with an interest in gaming, technology, and military history. While no stranger to writing news stories, feature articles and short fiction, this is his first published RPG scenario.

 
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May 17th, 2022
The use of tea as a central theme in this scenario is a great idea! I also appreciated the generic location which gave me the flexibility to slot this into my ongoing campaign set in 1929 Chicago. I simply popped my investigator on a bus out to a more [...]
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August 31st, 2021
NB this is a readthrough and not a playthrough review. Here is proof that a great cover can 'stir' your interest (excuse the pun). Also, being an Englishman anything featuring the word 'Tea' is going to draw me in like a mot [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on August 07, 2021.