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‘Lovecraft’s Revenge’ Mashes Up Mythos Roleplaying and Skirmish Miniatures Battles

Lovecraft's Revenge (Rebel Minis/Two Hour Wargames)An interesting release from Rebel Minis and Two Hour Wargames is currently available in PDF and it tackles the Cthulhu Mythos. Lovecraft’s Revenge looks to be a unique mash up of light roleplaying and skirmish level miniatures battles which aims to create ongoing horror campaigns. The 79 page PDF is available for $9.95 from DriveThruRPG.

About the game:


How about a game that’ll scare you right out of your skin, a game right from the grave? How about a game that pits you against powers not of this world? Powers that watch from the shadows then slither towards you, from the darkest corners of your perception.


You’re right. Lovecraft’s Revenge isn’t fair. It puts you right into your own Story by horror writer HP Lovecraft. You could explore a deserted town where the doors and windows seem to open themselves. You could scour the university library for clues of a lost tome of Eldritch lore. You could find yourself in some wasteland, miles from home, and face-to-face with monsters that will rip your mind apart just by looking at you! So yes, it’s not fair.

Inside Lovecraft’s Revenge, you’ll find:

· Over a dozen Professions and Attributes making your terror-seeker truly unique.
· A system that rewards or penalizes your characters for their performance.
· Easy to learn game mechanics that compliments the Story, not distract from it.
· Light bookkeeping Campaign system that lets you tie your adventures together.
· Insanity rules that are quick and easy to use, but that will mess with your character’s head, and maybe your own!
· Multiple locations that step right out of Lovecraft’s stories; cities, haunted towns, colleges, waterfronts, and even graveyards.
· Face over 30 different Creatures and Deities, from Deep Ones to Ghouls to Shoggoths, and of course, Cthulhu in all his tentacled greatness!
· The Book, a sample adventure to throw you right into the game.
· All this and much more.

The game generates where you explore, what you encounter, and whether it shakes your hand or attempts to devour you, soul and all. After a while, you might begin believing the game is playing itself; and that’s when things really get creepy! Welcome to your very own horror story. Welcome to… LOVECRAFT’S REVENGE

Your Role: Players are investigators seeking into answer and dispose of unquestionable Evil.
Playability: Designed for solo, same side and head to head play.

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