On this episode of Under the Library:
Sam leaves his family to pack for their New Bloodstone vacation and returns to the hotel to check on Elroy. Henry chases him off with a shotgun, and Sam rounds the building to find Eddy, Buddy, and Collette loading the car for their own trip to Bloodstone.
Cheryl pulls up with Amos in the farm truck, and after a round of awkward introductions Eddy mentions the investigation. As Eddy, Buddy, and Collette depart for the train station, they leave Sam trying to smooth things over with Cheryl, who is not happy to discover that Sam has an ulterior motive for their family vacation.
Inside the train car, Sister B discovers many strange items hidden under heavy tarps. She investigates thoroughly and begins to suspect that people may be trapped and in need of rescue. As the session comes to a close, Sister B failed a sanity roll related to her disturbing discoveries.
Under the Library, an actual-play Call of Cthulhu podcast, where cosmic horror is steeped in mystery and slathered with self-deprecating humor. Our main storyline, a sandbox created by our Keeper (Michael), is set in (a fictitious) 1942 New Mexico and follows the misadventures of Collette (Emily), Eddy (Scott), Sam (Rick), Sister B (Wayne), and Buddy (Arthur). We focus on narrative, improv, and character building. We may stick our heads in front of a train because that’s what our character would do, and when we look under the bed even the Keeper may not know what we’ll find. We’re crafting a story, creating flawed characters, suspenseful events, and fulfilling revelations. Call of Cthulhu is a horror TTRPG; characters die horribly graphic deaths. It’s for mature audiences, but played by immature people.
Background art on YouTube courtesy of the brilliant artist Andrii Shafetov.
https://www.artstation.com/andriishafetov & AzDimension Virtual Technology from their game The Last Dead End available on Steam.