Years back, in 1988, Chaosium released one of their biggest campaign books for their Call of Cthulhu rpg. I bought it, read it, and was overwhelmed by the sheer volume of content. It was incredible.
But I never got around to running it in a game.
The other month Chaosium announced a reprint of that same campaign, but in a nice hardcover with some light reformatting. So, with my original copy looking a bit dog-eared, I decided to treat myself… and it’s a joy to read again.
And it’s got me thinking.
With me hitting 46 next month and with the idea of wanting to do more next year than this (which is a whole discussion of its own), Beyond the Mountains of Madness is a game that is long past time to do.
I have a Discord account, so it makes sense that I set up a BTMOM server there and organise it by chapter. I’m really looking forward to this. And running it online means I don’t have to worry about any further COVID-related lockdowns.
Beyond the Mountains of Madness
Beyond the Mountains of Madness pdf
3 thoughts on “Beyond the Mountains of Madness, part one – Planning a New Campaign”
Hey Al, our group ran this many years ago – it was fantastic 😀
Ooh, did you all make it to the end with your starting characters?
it was a while ago, but I have a feeling there may have been a few casualities along the way… it’s a pretty brutal campaign and their use of ?insanity? was cool from what I remember