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Q&A Is this homebrew Dream Influence Points mechanic effective?

For my Call of Cthulhu 7e game, I've used dream sequences for setting the tone, imparting subtle clues for the plot, and character development. They've convenient for dialing up the horror aspects ...

0 answers  ·  posted 7mo ago by Mithical‭  ·  edited 7mo ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A What's the average skill gain from successes in Call of Cthulhu?

As you use skills in Call of Cthulhu 7e, any successes get marked on your character sheet, and can be used to make skill advancement checks when requested by the Keeper. Any extreme successes are a...

2 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by pureferret ‭  ·  last activity 8mo ago by tommi‭

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Q&A What safety tools can I use for a text-only horror campaign?

I'm planning on running a horror game of Call of Cthulhu 7e soon, over a text format. I'm familiar with the concept of safety tools in RPGs, which include ways for a person at the table to indicat...

1 answer  ·  posted 10mo ago by Mithical‭  ·  last activity 8mo ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A Is it possible to add the non-occupational +20% to Language(own) and achieve 100% at character creation?

I'm basing my character creation off of this CthulhuWiki page, which says this about Language(own): A character’s Mother Tongue. Choose the language best known to your investigator, such as Engl...

1 answer  ·  posted 10mo ago by pureferret ‭  ·  last activity 10mo ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A When are Size rolls used in Call of Cthulhu 7e?

When are Size rolls used in Call of Cthulhu 7e? I've given my character a size of 80 (using the character generation guidelines on cthulhuwiki. I did so as I wanted to play a tall and fat chara...

0 answers  ·  posted 11mo ago by pureferret ‭

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Q&A In Call of Cthulhu, what's best practice for requiring skill checks when there's uncertainty about which skill would be required?

Looking at the Call of Cthulhu 7E character sheet, I see two "investigator skills" that look very similar to me: "Elec Repair" and "Mech Repair". One is short for Electrical Repair, the other for M...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Mithical‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by dsr‭