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Trail of Cthulhu

From May 2014, the horror tabletop roleplaying game from PELGRANE PRESS

Trail of Cthulhu

The rulebook and EVERYTHING YOU NEED for a 1930s Mythos-hunting campaign

Starter Collection - $9.95

  • Trail of Cthulhu
  • Stunning Eldritch Tales
  • Keeper's Resource Book & Screen
  • Four Shadows

Bonus Collection

  • The Armitage Files
  • Bookhounds of London
  • The Book of the Smoke
  • Arkham Detective Tales
  • Rough Magicks

(Looking for our other offers? AdventureAWeek.com -- Bundle of Fate 5 -- Cities of Cthulhu )

Investigator! We've resurrected (for a third time!) our May 2014 Trail of Cthulhu Bundle featuring star designer Kenneth Hite's horror tabletop roleplaying game of Cthulhu Mythos investigations using the GUMSHOE system from Pelgrane Press. This collection provides the core Trail rulebook and everything you need to uncover dark Lovecraftian plots by demented cultists in your own 1930s detective campaign.

For just US$9.95 you get all four titles in this revived offer's Starter Collection (retail value $43) as DRM-free .PDF ebooks, including the complete Trail of Cthulhu rulebook, the Pulp-style adventure collection Stunning Eldritch Tales, the Keeper's Resource Book & Screen, and the atmospheric music soundtrack Four Shadows.

And if you pay more than this offer's threshold price of $22.08, you'll level up and also get this revival's entire Bonus Collection with five more titles worth an additional $65:

  • The Armitage Files: Ten mysterious, clue-filled documents by Robin D. Laws, ready-made for improvised sandbox-style adventures based on the players' interpretations.
  • Bookhounds of London: Kenneth Hite's campaign setting of disreputable hustlers who sell rare Mythos texts -- and sometimes defend humanity from their own customers.
  • The Book of the Smoke: Also known as The Occult Guide to London, Paula Dempsey's companion volume to Bookhounds is a primer for the dismal 1930s fog of London.
  • Arkham Detective Tales Extended Edition: Five labyrinthine law-enforcement investigations by Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan.
  • Rough Magicks: Ken Hite explains the rules of magick for Investigators and Mythos creatures alike.

And check out our all-new companion offer, Cities of Cthulhu, with recent scenarios and supplements including Cthulhu City and Dreamhounds of Paris.

Learn more about our offers at our official blog, Beyond the Bundle.

Humans fight back!

Ten percent of your payment (after payment gateway fees) will be donated to these two Trail offers' designated charity, Human Rights Watch.

Starter Collection

Pay the minimum price to get these titles:

Trail of Cthulhu

The Cthulhu Mythos meets the GUMSHOE system
  • Designer(s): Kenneth Hite, Robin D. Laws
  • Pelgrane Press, 248 pages
  • Retail price $21

Stunning Eldritch Tales

Four heart-pounding pulp adventures
  • Designer(s): Robin D. Laws
  • Pelgrane Press, 82 pages
  • Retail price $9

Keeper's Resource Book & Screen

Forbidden knowledge has never been so much fun
  • Designer(s): Simon Carryer, Adrian Bott
  • Pelgrane Press, 68 pages
  • Retail price $8

Four Shadows

Atmospheric music for Trail of Cthulhu
  • Designer(s): James A. Semple
  • Pelgrane Press, 4 pages
  • Retail price $5

Bonus Collection

Beat the threshold price to LEVEL UP and get this entire collection of BONUS titles:

The Armitage Files

2010 Silver ENnie Award, Best Adventure
  • Designer(s): Robin D. Laws
  • Pelgrane Press, 152 pages
  • Retail price $17

Bookhounds of London

Saving the world from their own customers
  • Designer(s): Kenneth Hite
  • Pelgrane Press, 184 pages
  • Retail price $20

The Book of the Smoke

The London Occult Miscellany of Augustus Darcy (Deceased)
  • Designer(s): Paula Dempsey
  • Pelgrane Press, 163 pages
  • Retail price $13

Arkham Detective Tales

Five labyrinthine and spine-chilling mysteries
  • Designer(s): Gareth Hanrahan
  • Pelgrane Press, 110 pages
  • Retail price $10

Rough Magicks

The rules of magic for both investigators and Mythos creatures
  • Designer(s): Kenneth Hite
  • Pelgrane Press, 40 pages
  • Retail price $6

US$109 of Mythos terror....

...But you pay just $9.95 for this revived offer's Starter Collection of four titles, including the complete 248-page Trail of Cthulhu rulebook, the 82-page collection Stunning Eldritch Tales, and the 68-page Keeper's Screen and Resource Book, plus the four .MP3 music tracks in James A. Semple's Four Shadows. And if you pay more than this revival's current threshold price ($22.08), you'll level up and also receive all five titles in our Bonus Collection, including The Armitage Files, Bookhounds of London, and more.

Bundle of Holding titles are always absolutely free of DRM, so you can move and copy them freely among all your devices.

Remember, Investigator, don't overlook our all-new companion offer, Cities of Cthulhu, with recent scenarios and supplements including Cthulhu City and Dreamhounds of Paris.

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The tabletop roleplaying ebooks in this Trail of Cthulhu Bundle offer retail for US$109. Choose a price you like, in US dollars (minimum $9.95). Make sure you choose an amount greater than $22.08 to LEVEL UP and gain the bonus titles.

Just a note: This amount is below the threshold price, so you're receiving only the starter collection. To LEVEL UP and get the BONUS collection, please choose an amount more than $22.08.

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