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Carnival of Madness

On the evening of Friday, October 30th, 1970, you’re headed for the Carnival Pandemonium in western Massachusetts on the night before Halloween. It's a time for pumpkins, costumes, apple cider, colorful leaves, wood smoke, and of course, bone chilling terror! Most of the folks going there tonight are families and couples just out for a bit of fun, games, and a little spooky excitement, but others have far more serious or even sinister purposes. Whatever your reason for being there, one thing is certain. Everyone at the carnival this evening will experience things unimagined in their darkest nightmares. You don’t know it yet, but the part you play may determine the fate of all humanity.

From the creators of The Pipeline and Highway of Blood comes Carnival of Madness, a 1970s era scenario for Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition that pays homage to the classic grindhouse films of the time. For that reason, it is extremely deadly and gritty and is intended for MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY.

This scenario includes multiple plot ideas, pre-generated characters, numerous handouts, and variant Sanity rules. It's intended to be played in a single session, but it’s certainly possible to extend it to two or even three sessions if the players are interested in more extensive role play or if they want to spend more time playing the carnival games.

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GARY L September 04, 2022 2:05 pm UTC
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I wish you had a printable version.
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Jeremy A May 05, 2022 8:57 pm UTC
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Would this make a good Pulp Cthulhu adventure, or is it more of a slow burn? Seems cool either way, but curious.
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Alex G May 05, 2022 11:09 pm UTC
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Unlike Highway of Blood (which is great for Pulp) Carnival of Madness is probably not suitable for Pulp.
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Jeremy A May 06, 2022 12:49 am UTC
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OK, I'm getting them both at some point, but definitely good to know!
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Douglas B February 07, 2022 9:23 pm UTC
Any chance of a preview?
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Alex G February 08, 2022 12:40 am UTC
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Done.
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Andrew B November 11, 2021 3:49 pm UTC
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I know, I know, you're sick of hearing this... is a POD planned?
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Alex G November 11, 2021 7:19 pm UTC
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Lol, yes! It's set up and ready to go so as soon as we reach Electrum status we can submit the files, get them approved, order a proof, and make it public. In other words, it will be available about a month after we reach 251 sales. :)

Unfortunately it's a long process, but you can be certain that it's coming.
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Andrew B November 19, 2021 9:21 pm UTC
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Cool! Thanks man!
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