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Call of Cthulhu – Down Darker Trails 23 – Independence Day

Two new investigators start off a new campaign.  Quinton C. Crankshaft Jr and Dr. Jimmy Kazinsky investigate a strange murder in Dodge City during Independence Day in 1876.

On September 8, 2019, the Down Darker Trails campaign, taking place in the American West continued with the Deadlands  scenario “Independence Day.”  Players were Vincent and Patrick.

Audio of the game session is here:

https://archive.org/details/20190908cocddtindependenceday

The role playing journals of the game session are here:

https://www.yog-sothoth.com/blogs/entry/3461-independence-day/

Additionally, a playlist of 6 videos of the game session can be found here:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLonZ7fuFAFDr4J5t2QDsxm1XU4491TJSa

Call of Cthulhu – Down Darker Trails 22 – Fires of the Orient Session 2

Professor Stalloid is joined on his quest to find the Dragon Cannon by two others who have been seeking him out.

On April 14, 2019, the Down Darker Trails campaign, taking place in the American West continued with the original scenario “Fire of the Orient.”  Players were James, Sam, and Yorie.

Audio of the game session is here:

https://archive.org/details/20190414cocddtfireoftheorient2

The role playing journals of the game session are here:

https://www.yog-sothoth.com/blogs/entry/3428-fire-of-the-orient-session-two/

Additionally, a playlist of 8 videos of the game session and a highlights video can be found here:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLonZ7fuFAFDrJlds4iev_RbcgwtlMWdE6

Call of Cthulhu – The Colossus of Messines

It is June 1917 and the British are planning a great push in the area of the ruined village of Messines.  Eight men manning a Mark IV tank as part of the attack soon find they are facing something much worse than the Germans.

I ran a Call of Cthulhu Game at the Appalachian State University NerdCon 2019 on March 30, 2019.  “The Colossus of Messines” took place during the Battle of Messines in June 1917.  The crew of a WWI Mark IV tank find they are facing something truly terrifying.  Players were Carl, Roy, Alexis, Alex, Bruce, and Sydney

Audio of the game session is here:

https://archive.org/details/20190330cocthecolossusofmessines

The role playing journals for the session can be found here:

https://www.yog-sothoth.com/blogs/entry/3425-the-colossus-of-messines-nerdcon-2019/

A playlist of the 7 videos of the game session and a highlights video can be found here:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLonZ7fuFAFDoJ2TmboiTF486iY5qnyiSq

Call of Cthulhu – Down Darker Trails 21 – Fires of the Orient Session 1

It’s been several months and Professor Stalloid has returned to San Francisco to sell his house when he is present for a ship coming into port, carrying an artifact from China.  Things go wrong when the artifact isn’t there and Professor Stalloid takes it upon himself to try to track it down.

On March 13, 2019, the Down Darker Trails campaign, taking place in the American West continued with the original scenario “Fire of the Orient.”  Player was Yorie.

Audio of the game session is here:

https://archive.org/details/20190317cocddtfireoftheorient1

The role playing journals of the game session are here:

https://www.yog-sothoth.com/blogs/entry/3421-fire-of-the-orient-session-one/

Additionally, a playlist of 7 videos of the game session and a highlights video can be found here:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLonZ7fuFAFDri4YbD4tjgLnw3mQ0282EF

Call of Cthulhu – Down Darker Trails 20 – A Night at Black Knoll

Marshal Clayton Pierce has been busy for several months, including dealing with Jack Parker, confronting Frederick Rotheschilde, and going into the ghost town of Black Knoll New Mexico.

On February 16, 2019, the Down Darker Trails campaign, taking place in the American West continued with the original scenario “A Night at Black Knoll” based on “A Night in Black Knoll” in Adventures into the Unknown #13.  Player was Kyle.

Audio of the game session is here:

https://archive.org/details/20190216cocddtanightatblackknoll

The role playing journals of the game session are here:

https://www.yog-sothoth.com/blogs/entry/3418-a-night-at-black-knoll/

Additionally, a playlist of 4 videos of the game session and a highlights video can be found here:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLonZ7fuFAFDolmZK389LJBIXLJPG5V0Yk