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Supernatural Horror: Volume 3

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A collection of short fiction, plot hooks, and adventure seeds for you to remix and reimagine for your tabletop campaign.

Supernatural Horror breaks down works of short fiction into plot hooks and story goals usable in your tabletop roleplaying game. Using stories recommended by H. P. Lovecraft in his seminal essay Supernatural Horror in Literature, these elements can be used with any system, any setting, and any genre. Enjoy the stories, then recycle, re-imagine, and remix them for your own dark fantasy and horror campaigns.

Volume 3: The Early Gothic Novel covers some of the stories and authors mentioned in Lovecraft’s section of the same name. He cites them as examples weird tales that formed the foundation for modern horror, particularly the type of cosmic horror that he himself helped to shape. 

The book contains the following:

  • 6 short stories and poems by various authors, all recommended by H. P. Lovecraft as outstanding examples of supernatural horror fiction.

  • Plot hooks and story goals drawn from each story, for you to use as a creative springboard for your own adventures.

  • Notes on story structure, and the events that need to take place in the beginning, the middle and the end of your adventure.

  • Discussion on the types of player characters, adversaries, and supporting characters needed to play out each story.

  • Notes on key locations required for each story, and thoughts on alternatives that could also work.

  • An overview of the obstacles player characters have to face in order to achieve the story goal, and how to adapt the story’s hindrances.

  • Notable objects that appear in the story, along with which are absolutely necessary to the plot, and which serve other purposes.

 
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100
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DLP343
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File Last Updated:
October 10, 2019
This title was added to our catalog on October 10, 2019.