I received this e-mail from Bundle of Holding – Cthulhu Invictus Bundle earlier today. It arrived timely. This game is an adaptation of Cthulhu using ancient Rome as the setting according to Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Call_of_Cthulhu_(role-playing_game). I haven’t played the game as I am not a big fan of H. P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu mythos. If you aren’t familiar with him or his mythos – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._P._Lovecraft.
Through MONDAY, AUGUST 31 the Cthulhu Invictus Bundle takes you to ancient Rome at its height — to face its greatest peril
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OLD SCHOOL GOLD ENDS TONIGHT!
Today is your last chance to get our Old School Gold Bundle. Written in the Old School spirit, all these rulebooks, settings, and scenarios have earned Gold or Silver sales ratings on DriveThruRPG, or even Platinum or Mithral. (Next up: Adamantine and then presumably Vibranium, Dilithium, Orichalchum, Stygian Iron, Imperial Gold, Celestial Bronze, Unobtanium, Upsidaisium, Cavorite, Naqahdah, Manganium-Inertron, Nth Metal, Bombastium, Computronium, Scrith, Uru, and Ice-Nine.) Get the Mothership scenarios Dead Planet and A Pound of Flesh, the ENnie-nominated Trilemma Adventures Compendium of 55 short scenarios, Cinderheim, Golgotha (plus three supplements), the grimdark FRPG For Coin & Blood, Barrel Rider’s Class Compendium, and Hydra Cooperative’s crocodilian sandbox Lorn Song of the Bachelor. It’s a US$82 retail value for just over $21 — but the Golden Age ends for this Old School Gold offer tonight!
Through Monday, August 31 we present the Cthulhu Invictus Bundle, featuring the Golden Goblin Press setting of Cthulhu Mythos menace in ancient Rome, Cthulhu Invictus for Call of Cthulhu Seventh Edition. Long before ivy grew on the walls of Miskatonic University or the Deep Ones first came to Innsmouth, the inhuman powers of the Cthulhu Mythos plagued mankind. During the late Age of the Antonines (AD 145), as the Roman Empire reached its peak, dark forces were at work. Ancient wizards sought ways to cheat death, explorers stumbled on the remnants of alien civilizations, and foul cults practiced unholy rites. But there was hope. From the benches of the Senate to the arches of the Colosseum, from Rome’s steamy bathhouses to legionary camps in border provinces, some heroes and heroines were willing to risk their lives to protect humanity. With torch, sword, and mystic arts they battled to preserve the Empire for one more day.
Cthulhu Invictus started as a humble Chaosium monograph (2004), then grew to an official CoC setting (2009). In September 2014 designer Oscar Rios Kickstarted a licensed Invictus scenario collection, De Horrore Cosmico, published by his own company, Golden Goblin Press. The campaign’s success spawned a February 2017 follow-up Kickstarter to update Cthulhu Invictus for the CoC Seventh Edition rules. The greatly expanded Invictus 7E sourcebook won the 2019 Silver ENnie for Best Supplement.
Since then Golden Goblin has run several more Kickstarters, such as the March 2020 campaign for the first Invictus setting book, Britannia and Beyond, and their campaign now in progress for a pair of cosmic horror short story collections, Growing Up / Overnight (ends August 30, 2020).
This all-new offer presents most of Golden Goblin’s Cthulhu Invictus line, including the current setting guide for CoC Seventh Edition along with scenarios, pregenerated investigators and patrons, and fiction. Pay just US$7.95 to get all three titles in our Starter Collection (retail value $41) as DRM-free .PDF ebooks, including the complete 197-page Cthulhu Invictus setting guide for CoC 7E; the fiction anthologies Tales of Cthulhu Invictus and Further Tales; and a selection of free bonus treatises, some previously available only to Kickstarter backers.
And if you pay more than the threshold (average) price, which is set at $17.95 to start, you’ll level up and also get our entire Bonus Collection with three more titles worth an additional $45, including the scenario collections De Horrore Cosmico and Fronti Nulla Fides (“no faith in appearances”), along with a collection of 21 pregenerated investigator characters, Heroes and Heroines of the Shadow War.
Ten percent of your payment (after gateway fees) goes to this Cthulhu Invictus offer’s pandemic-related charity, Direct Relief. Direct Relief gets protective gear and critical care medications to health workers, with emergency deliveries to medical facilities across the US and to regional response agencies across the world.
Investigate this Cthulhu Invictus offer before it slithers beyond the Germanic frontier Monday, August 31.
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