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Trail of Cthulhu: The Black Drop

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The Black Drop is a one-shot adventure for Trail of Cthulhu written by Jason Morningstar, the award-winning designer of the Shab-al-Hiri Roach and Fiasco.

Something slowly gathers strength beneath the frozen basalt of the remote Kerguelen archipelago - a monstrous thing once worshipped and then betrayed, a terrible god from the antediluvian past. It’s time has come again, and mysterious forces gather. Will the Investigators usher in its rebirth - or put an end to it forever? Although it could swing toward the Pulp end of things, there’s plenty of windswept nihilism and reliably cosmic horror for any Purist. Adjusted by the Keeper to taste, it will work well for either style.

It features pregenerated characters and extentsive handouts.

Dan Harms reviews The Black Drop

Overall, the Black Drop is a fantastic scenario and one of the strongest scenarios in the Trail line – which, in turn, makes it one of the strongest Cthulhoid RPG scenarios published in recent times. As always, it’s worth getting even if you play Call of Cthulhu instead of Trail, so you can adapt it or take ideas for your own game.

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Michael H. [Featured Reviewer]
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May 10th, 2012
The Black Drop was the first of Jason Morningstar's Trail of Cthulhu adventures. It's available as a 40-page PDF or in the Out of Time compilation of adventures. In either format, it consists of a three-column, gray-scale layout with some nice artwork [...]
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September 7th, 2011
This adventure in my mind is worth 5 easily. Its an innovatiove horror story with a clever twist and very lovecraftian feel to it. If you buy it and feel the same way I do, please review it here. Note I try to rate products on a scale of 1-5 so that 2 [...]
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August 3rd, 2010
This is another one-shot scenario for Trail of Cthulhu. This one is not as restrictive (or as unrelentingly grim) as The Dying of St. Margaret was, and can be played effectively as both a pulp adventure and a "purist" adventure -- though most of the mater [...]
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Pelgrane Press
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