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“If you could make any game you wanted, and were guaranteed not only enough money to build it to your precise specs, but even guaranteed that it would be a success (in other words, setting aside all financial considerations), what would you make?”

This is part 4 of a 5 part series exploring some of the pen-and-paper settings which have come to my mind as a result of contemplating that question.  Note that, unlike most of my other posts where I refer to PnP RPGs, in this series of posts I’m talking about setting, not system.  I’m not presenting in any particular order, either… just posting them as they come to hand while I scan across my bookshelves.

Call of Cthulhu

 Call of Cthulhu 2nd EditionCall Of Cthulhu 3rd Edition

The Cthulhu Mythos of H.P. Lovecraft is one of those settings that you either love or loathe, it seems.  The stories themselves are masterworks of otherworldly horror, and many of the fictional places and names HPL created have worked their way into the mainstream of trivia knowledge: Miskatonic U, Innsmouth, and the Necronomicon in particular are names that many have heard, even if they don’t realize the original source of the name.

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