Games on Demand: Eldritch Tales
In the days running up to the UK’s premium gaming convention UK Games Expo 2019, I’m surrounded by index cards, Sharpie markers and highlighters, planning for my various games. I’ll be running games for Games on Demand in the Hilton Hotel, two-hour taster sessions of various games run by myself and a smorgasboard of other quality GMs.
The year is 1952, your Old Professor, Carl Hagen has summoned you to his dig site in the Valley of Kings. According to Professor Hagen they’ve discovered the burial chamber of a previously unknown Pharaoh, a discovery that has the potential to re-write the history books, showering the discoverer with accolades and recognition.
On the evening before the burial chamber is due to be opened, there is a blood-curdling scream from the direction of Professor Hagen’s tent…
Based on the world’s most popular roleplaying game, Joseph Salvador’s Eldritch Tales uses a familiar ruleset to explore stories based around the cosmic horror of the Cthulhu Mythos.Tags: Cthulhu mythos, Eldritch Tales, Games on Demand, OSR, UK Games Expo