World War Cthulhu - Games from the Front

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e23 World War Cthulhu - The Cooler

August 31st, 2017

Session 23 - Aug 27, 2017

Morning March - Sept 1941

Our team wraps up their mission in France. Characters advance and return to war-torn London. N sends them to The Cooler for treatment and recovery.

Upon return to London, our PC find themselves in the midsts of the bombs again.

 

  • Hew Warner-Smyth - Geoff
  • Robert Marshall - Duck
  • Andre Lannes - Rex
  • Erich Wildensee - Byrne
  • Grant Sullivan - Kyle
  • Keeper of Arcane Lore -Ty

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e22 World War Cthulhu - Sleeper Agents 9

August 5th, 2017

Session Date: July 23, 2017

In-Game Date: March 17, 1941

 

The dramatic conclusion to our adventures in Rennes, France against the Sleeper and those who seek her. Opponents, including supernatural ones, are confronted. Spells are case. Shots are fired. An escape is attempted.

Do our SOE/Section N Investigators succeed? Listen to find out!

  • Hew Warner-Smyth - Geoff
  • Robert Marshall - Duck
  • Andre Lannes - Rex
  • Erich Wildensee - Byrne
  • Grant Sullivan - Kyle
  • Keeper of Arcane Lore -Ty

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e21 World War Cthulhu - Sleeper Agents 8

July 15th, 2017

Session 21 - July 9, 2017

Morning March 15, 1941

While recovering from the devastating loss of their colleague, our Investigators receive aid from N. Andre Lannes has joined the group. An opponent is eliminated, a plan is hatched and executed, and a surprise confronts our group in the basement of the museum.  

  • Hew Warner-Smyth - Geoff
  • Robert Marshall - Duck
  • Andre Lannes - Rex
  • Erich Wildensee - Byrne
  • Grant Sullivan - Kyle
  • Keeper of Arcane Lore -Ty

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e20 World War Cthulhu - Sleeper Agents 7

June 27th, 2017

June 25, 2017

 

March 13, 1941

North of Rennes, France

Our investigators deal with an uncooperative prisoner, the makings of a barbecue, and what exactly is going on at that farm?

  • Hew Warner-Smyth - Geoff
  • Robert Marshall - Duck
  • Oliver Lillburne - Rex
  • Erich Wildensee - Byrne
  • Grant Sullivan - Kyle
  • Keeper of Arcane Lore - Ty

"What are you guys up to?!" – Hew Warner-Smyth

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e19 World War Cthulhu - Sleeper Agents 6

June 16th, 2017

Session 19 - June 11, 2017

March 13, 1940

Oliver, Hew, and Grant confront the nefarious Rene Celle in his modest hotel room. Celle tells them what brought him to Rennes. Interesting items are found. A way to combat the mysterious Sleeper starts to emerge.

Hew Warner-Smyth - Geoff

Robert Marshall - Duck

Oliver Lillburne - Rex

Erich Wildensee - Byrne

Grant Sullivan - Kyle

Keeper of Arcane Lore - Ty

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e18 World War Cthulhu - Sleeper Agents 5

May 30th, 2017

Session 18 - May 21, 2017

March 7, 1941 

Oliver has a physical copy of the Book of All Forbidden Arts. N wants an update on the mission. The Demon's Bane is studied. A late night visit to the Rennes Library is fruitful. A target's location is revealed. More bad dreams . . . how long will our investigator's insanity hold out? 

Hew Warner-Smyth - Geoff

Robert Marshall - Duck

Oliver Lillburne - Rex

Erich Wildensee - Byrne

Grant Sullivan - Kyle

Keeper of Arcane Lore - Ty

 

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e16 & e17 World War Cthulhu - Sleeper Agents 3 & 4

May 29th, 2017

Unfortunately, technical issues crept into episodes 16 & 17. The truth is that is was probably user error and I only have one side of the audio. I assume no one wants to hear me talk to myself for hours so I will have to summarize these two sessions.

 

e16 WWC Sleeper Agents 3

Session Date:April 23, 2017

Game Date: March 6, 1941

After extensive planning, our Investigators head to the POW hospital to checkout the mystery patient Maelys reported on. Creeping up the stairwell and taking the elevator up in separate groups, the Investigators are able to surprise a Gestapo Stooge/Guard and incapacitate him.

 

Gestapo Stooge

 

The mystery patient is Paol Bosser a resident of a nearby town. He reports to the group that the Gestapo is searching for information about a local cult an Paol has that info. Bosser is worried that a friend of his may not be able to withstand Gestapo interrogation. 

 

Paol Bosser

 

Bosser directs the group to the church of St. Peirre about 10 miles east of Rennes. There, he suggests there is important information about the cult that the group will find useful.

The investigators head to the church in the early morning and search for the documents. Father Kerviel, head of the church intervenes, demanding to know what is going on. The group has uncovered The Demon's Bane a mythos tome and they tell Father Kerviel about Bosser whom the father knows. 

 

Father Kerviel

 

In order to protect the information and the father, the group begins to head back to a safe house. 

 

e17 WWC Sleeper Agents 4

Session Date:April 30, 2017

Game Date: March 7, 1941 early morning

The session opens with the group leaving the church with The Demon's Bane and Father Kerviel. In the distance, a strange whilstling sound is heard. They approach the truck they arrived in cautiously. A grisly scene awaits them as the French driver waiting for them has been brutally murdered with his throat slit and multiple stabbings in the back of the neck. 

 

At about the same time, the group hears two vehicles approaching and also observes the coming headlights in the dark. The group jumps in their truck with Hew driving. They make their way directly towards the coming cars. 

 

A series of maneuvers reveals the cars are occupied by what appears to be plain-clothes Gestapo agents. A short chase ensues. In the chaos, two leathery-winged beasts descend from the dark sky with an ear piercing shriek. The beasts drive the Germans off the road causing them to crash or flee. 

 

The beasts attack the truck of our heroes hopping on the hood and tearing through the canvas cover. The creatures are chomping at the investigators and they are firing back.

 

Robert and Erich are wounded severely and Oliver goes insane (again). One creature is killed and one is driven off. 

 

The group races back to one of the safe houses, tend to some wounds, get a drink to calm nerves, and start to peruse The Demon's Bane.

 

e15 World War Cthulhu - Sleeper Agents 2

May 7th, 2017

Session 15 - April 2, 2017

Feb - March 1940

Our Investigators gather more intelligence for their mission, study an ancient tome, and suffer from bad dreams. 

Hew Warner-Smyth - Geoff

Robert Marshall - Duck

Oliver Lillburne - Rex

Erich Wildensee - Byrne

Grant Sullivan - Kyle

Keeper of Arcane Lore - Ty

 

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e14 World War Cthulhu - Sleeper Agents 1

April 16th, 2017

Session: March 19, 2017

Winter 1940/41

A frantic search for a missing tome, a horrific discovery, and a clandestine journey to mainland Europe awaits our investigators.

 

Hew Warner-Smyth - Geoff

Robert Marshall - Duck

Oliver Lillburne - Rex

Erich Wildensee - Byrne

Grant Sullivan - Kyle

Keeper of Arcane Lore - Ty

 

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e13 World War Cthulhu - Sleeper Agents Prelude

April 9th, 2017

Session 13 March 5, 2017

Sept 1940 - Jan 1941

A new Investigator joins Network N and the team. A book of forbidden knowledge is studied. London is under assault . . . but the war against the Other Enemy continues.

Hew Warner-Smyth - Geoff

Robert Marshall - Duck

Oliver Lillburne - Rex

Erich Wildensee - Byrne

Grant Sullivan - Kyle

Keeper of Arcane Lore - Ty

 

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