Archive for the 'Achtung! Cthulhu' Category

I Don't Remember That Being on the Dial

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

'As you continue through the forest, looking for a suitable place to camp for the night, you begin to realise that the sun has been almost setting for the past hour.' 'That is rum. I check my watch.' 'It says its about sunset-time.' 'That's even more messed up.'

The Amount of Normal is Freaking Me Out

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

'You go to sleep normally, you wake up normally, and you have breakfast normally. In fact, everything seems particularly normal, except—' 'Particularly normal? What's peculiar is just how damned normal everything is!'

It's a Colourful Language Out of Space

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Whilst exploring some ruins, looking for traces of an expedition that went missing some months ago, we encounter an ageing witch doctor tailing us. We confront him, and he turns out to be mostly friendly. He tells us that the expedition had indeed come this way, and left. That's a starting point. After buying a […]

We've Narrowed it Down to the Western Hemisphere

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

'You're all in Peru.' 'Ah, I had intended to do some research on the area.' 'It's in South America.' 'Yep, that's about all I know.' 'It's in north-west South America.' '...which is it?' 'Definitely not East America.'

It Could Be the End of the World as We Know it

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

The artefact we find in the dream world returns with us when we awake. Good, the second one is ours. As we return to Cairo by train, Tobias takes some time to analyse the artefact. Tobias looks like he understands what the artefact is, and manages to activate it. Unfortunately, doing so causes a small, […]

Won't Someone Think of the XP?

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Drinking some strange concoction some strange man gave us, we find ourselves in some kind of dream world, one that is familiar to our investigations. We follow the path before us and eventually come before Apep, a massive worm that we have to defeat. We know from our research what we need to do, and […]

An Excellent Plan, With Just a Couple of Drawbacks

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

We manage to sneak somewhere we're not supposed to be. Good work, fellow investigators! Now we just need to get past a guard, to continue our investigations. But how? Maso has an idea. 'Why don't we fill the basement full of tear gas, and...' 'Because we're in the basement', I say. 'Without gas masks', adds […]

Can You Repeat That?

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

'Oh yeah! I crush the Sneak skill check! I move like the wind! ...what was the other check?' 'Listen.' 'I fail.' 'You don't say.'

I Didn't Think They Skipped the Second Floor

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

'You walk in to the hospital. It is a normal, relatively busy hospital, and as you noticed from the outside it has three floors; the ground floor, and two floors above that.' 'Yes, I am familiar with how buildings work.'

Ask Not Who Wears the Crown

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

We discuss plans for getting in to the dig site. Naturally, the question gets asked: what would Indiana Jones do? 'He'd maybe fill Rome with man-eating ants.' 'But who would play the ridiculous monkey king?' '...why do you do this to yourself?'