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Episode 17 has a new contest, a voice mail, a Lecture, and a return to the Special Collections Vault. Then we go to the lab to make some monsters!
The first piece of news in the Campus Crier is the birth of Keeper Jon’s daughter, Celia Hook!
And in honor of the new arrival, we are running a contest…
Celia’s Cilia Giveaway
Prize: The Book of Cthulhu II
To enter, we’d love to see kid art of baby cthulhus/cthuloids/tentacles/squid/whatever….
Mythos artwork that looks to have been done by a child.
Deadline is November 12.
Send entries to firstname.lastname@example.org
We will determine a top three from all entries, then we’ll post a poll for the listeners to vote for the winner.
We have a voice mail from Mikkel, (BarlOwe
on the forums).
He asked who we thought were some of our favorite underrated horror authors. What resulted was a lengthy discussion with the following mentions:
The Double Shadow Podcast
about Clark Ashton Smith
Laird Barron The Imago Sequence
Dean Koonz Phantoms
is particularly Lovecraftian.
Weston Ochse (pronounced “Oaks”) Empire of Salt
John Horner Jacobs Southern Gods
W H Pugmire
Adam Scott Glancy
Delta Green Books and stories
There is also A Podcast to the Curious
about M.R. James
We got an E-Mail from Shaun telling us about the SCP. SCP stands for Secure Contain Protect.
I just recently stumbled upon this site and it has upwards of 1000 unique items, living things and even people that could make for a great horror or CoC game addition. Each entry has a short description written in the style of a censored lab report and normally includes several logs that make for good story building elements.
It’s a blending of Warehouse 13
and Delta Green
There was a mention of a Delta Green free scenario
The base rules for the new Delta Green game are from Mongoose Publishing
‘s Legend system
For another podcast mention, Dan brings up Ken & Robin Talk About Stuff. A podcast by Ken Hite
and Robin D. Laws
Their episode 7
has their views of CoC 7e as based on the Seminar Mike & Paul held.
Just a few more days for the DriveThru RPG Trick-or-Treat Promotion
Murph read an audio presentation for SFF Audio.com
Out Of The Storm
by William Hope Hodgson
Murph was on an episode of their podcast
to discuss the story.
We have the next lecture from the Miskatonic University History Department, but not from Dr. Gerard. This is the first Field Trip lecture, from Ben Wenum — on the topic of ‘The Witchfinder General’.
Doctor Gerard is looking for people interested in recording History Segment “Field Trips” that are recorded on location.
Anyone who wants to do something like that, talk to Dr. G
. He’d love to get some more voices and field recordings into the Hist segments.
The Scarifyers episode
with the Witchfinder General is episode 3- For King and Country.
In the Special Collections Vault, we talk about all the possibilities from the Revelations of Glaaki
The Severn Valley
The adventure The Pale God is in the book The Great Old Ones
has a live play game of The Pale God
Creating custom creatures and monsters for Call of Cthulhu.
Inspired by an e-mail from James from the 1d4cast Podcast
Fish that sees with its teeth:
Link to the Christmas Tree Worm
Fish tongue-eating isopod:
Fish with a transparent skull:
Examples of custom monsters will be forthcoming:
Dan’s shark-man Creature inspired by the TV mini-series
, though of course the book is better
We would also love to hear your ideas for topics for us to talk about. Send us a note directly
, or go to the Campus forum
with your ideas!
Here is the discussion thread
on the Campus forum
, and this is the discussion thread for this podcast
posted on the Yog-Sothoth forums.]]>