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Flash Cthulhu - Café au Morte

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Flash Cthulhu: Café au Morte

Boston, 1928. Some old friends are out for coffee when the tinkle of the bell announces an unexpected patron's entrance...

Written by Michael Reid, author of the Gold best-selling Branches of Bone - A Cthulhu Dark Ages Viking Age Scenario, the Electrum best-selling A Chill in Abashiri - A 1920s Taisho-Era Japan Scenario, and the Silver best-selling supplement Memorable Major Wounds - Critical Tables and Expanded Injuries for Call of Cthulhu.

Café au Morte is a ultra-short scenario where players are ripped from a common, peaceful coffee outing into a life-or-death situation that they need to race to get out of using their negotiation and problem solving skills, or failing that, a burst of intense violence.

Café au Morte includes:

  • 2 pages of scenario text, 1 page of stats and a spell, 1 map handout page, 2 pages of pregenerated investigators on custom halfpage sheets.
  • Timeline to help Keeper's fit the scenario into a one hour session.

  • Customization suggestions for using pre-existing investigators, different eras, pulp, extending the session, or follow up adventures.

  • Printer-friendly-ish version.
  • NPC portrait by David North.

  • Four pregenerated investigators

Flash Cthulhu scenarios are meant to run in a single, hour-long session, and are kept simple and to the point, generally in a single location. While many details are left vague for the Keeper to fill in if desired, the text is written to be usable as-is without extra preparation.

Content Warning: Gaslighting, Suicide, Familicide.

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