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Snow swirls, nearly blinding you. The cold seeps into your bones, threatening to freeze you in place. Then, out of the corner of your eye, movement. You are not alone in the storm.

A Cold Wind Blows takes place in June, 1922. The investigators find themselves snowed in at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado during what was supposed to be time to relax. An out-of-season howling blizzard has put everyone on edge. When other hotel guests start disappearing, the group must uncover the hotel’s secrets and brave the elements outside to discover the cause.

This Pulp style Cthulhu adventure is intended for a group of experienced investigators with some degree of Mythos knowledge and can be played in a single session.

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Evan P December 29, 2022 2:59 am UTC
An excellent first scenario from a participant in the Call of Cthulhu track at the Storytelling Collective's "Write Your First Adventure" event.

The opportunity to spend a few days snowed in at the famous Stanley Hotel is too good to pass up.

Note that the author recommends the scenario be geared towards more experienced investigators, but my own feeling is that investigators without Cthulhu Mythos skill can still get a good handle on what's going on just by being observant. So - don't be afraid to bring your players to the Stanley!
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Sara M January 06, 2023 11:43 pm UTC
Thanks much for the kind words. Glad you enjoyed the scenario!
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