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Night Terrors Stalk the Streets of the 18th Century Penal Colonies of Early Australia.

Night-time is always a dangerous time to be out on the streets of colonial Sydney and Parramatta. Drunken soldiers and absconding convicts haunt the townships in the hours after curfew. But recently another -- far stranger and more deadly -- force has taken to lurking in the shadows, occasionally striking with deadly result. Perhaps the most vulnerable of anyone are those poor souls from the New South Wales Corps and civilian militia who have the unenviable task of patrolling the streets after dark. Will the Night Patrols find and stop the killer that stalks the street? Or will the dark blight continue to spread?

Tickets-of-Leave are small self-contained additions to the Convicts & Cthulhu setting for Lovecraftian roleplaying in the early penal colonies of Australia. Each includes a selection of game elements which can either be used collectively as a thumbnail sketch of a mini-scenario, or can be used in isolation to provide pieces that enhance a scenario of your own invention.

Ticket of Leave #1 provides details about the Night Patrols that are charged with keeping order on the streets of Sydney and Parramatta. A scenario sketch shows how the Keeper might run an engaging and perilous scenario wherein the investigators are assigned to this unenviable duty.

This is not a standalone product, but relies upon the Convicts & Cthulhu setting also published by Cthulhu Reborn. The Convicts & Cthulhe core book is a lavishly illustrated 96-page sourcebook available in both PDF and print as a "Pay-What-You-Want" title.

Convicts & Cthulhu is designed to allow Call of Cthulhu Keepers and players to run scenarios and campaigns set in the penal colonies of early Australia. It particularly targets the historical period from 1795 to 1810.

Call of Cthulhu is a registered trademark of Chaosium, Inc. and is used with permission.

 
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September 2nd, 2016
The sheer authenticity of Convicts & Cthulhu makes it a truly excellent source book for setting the scene and one that is engagingly written. The underlying historical research is amazing -- this is more early Australian colonial history [...]
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July 23rd, 2016
This is a great little adventure, well written and presented. Along with the full game book it partners with it's definitely worth getting for any Cthulhu fan out there. [...]
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