Everything you must know before your first game of the RPG Call of Cthulhu
Introduction to Call of Cthulhu
- The current version of the Rules as 2020 is the 7th edition from Chaosium.
- The Game Master is called the Keeper of Arcane Lore or just Keeper and Player characters are Investigators.
- Traditionally you play Call of Cthulhu in the 1920s but your can also play in the modern days. Many more time periodes are also available.
Download the free Quick-Start Rules.
Download my latest Cheat Sheet.
If you want to buy
a book before the game you should buy the Investigator Handbook
Choose or create your investigator
#3 - Options Rules
Ask your Keeper if you can or must use the Other Ways of Creating Investigators. It's on page 58 of the Investigator Handbook. Use the normal methode if you don't have the Investigators Handook.
#4 - Investigator Creation
Choose one of the following ways to create a investigator.
Download the characters from Chaosium
or ask your keeper for pre-generated characters. Complete your character sheet if some information are missing.
Random Investigator Generator
You can also use my Random Investigator Generator
Manually create your character
Follow the instructions in the Quick-Start Rules or the Investigator Handbook. Watch this video for more information.
Alone Against the Flames
This is a very nice free
solo adventure that can be use to learn the system but also to create your character. Just hope that your character survive.