CthulhuTech is a roleplaying game developed by WildFire LLC and published by Catalyst Game Labs (formerly published by Mongoose. Well folks, it’s been a long time coming. Welcome to the Cthulhutech review. For another exploration of the book and discussions of its quality. Enter a world rich and strange – even the cover art suggests this even before you read a word! But it’s stranger – and scarier – that you might.

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Now with the cults becoming more and more blatant in their actions and the Migou becoming more aggressive in an effort to stop them, the New Earth Government has realized that the war was evolving into something new and so declared the Arcanotech War to have ended and the Aeon War to have begun.

I’m fine with a darker setting, but it’s just such a stupidly dark and hopeless setting. Variants within the same type of Tager exist. Yes there’s more to the game and yes a lot of people appreciate aspects of its design, but I just can’t escape how much this aspect of it bothers me and it taints the entire enterprise.

CthulhuTech was a finalist for the 34th Origins Awards[5] an award for particular aspects of the traditional gaming industry. Cthulhutech is one of my favourite RPGs.

In their new form, Tagers are mostly their old one cranked up to 11, but they often gain one or two new inherent abilities. My favourite thing about the system is actually the way the dice work.

Cthulhutech – Dystopian Horror Roleplaying in the Strange Aeon

Those posts make it sound a lot more interesting than it actually is; it’s all just so Fight tooth and nail on the front lines against the horrific beasts of the Rapine Storm. While the staff suffered psychotic attacks, nervous cthulhuech, frequent nightmares and other such unpleasantries, they were not driven mad, which was a good thing for everyone involved. Mechanically the game is an ambitious mess and I’d recommend using a generic system for porting if you want the flavor but not the crunch.


It has been revised and streamlined for the new editions of the game, making it easier to understand while giving players more options.

It’s old, but can be fun. Also, the combat ends up being super deadly and rape-filled.

Cthulhutech – Roleplaying in the Strange Aeon –

You know what your players are ok with and if you don’tthat’s not the game’s fault. Players take on the role of Investigators into the unknown, who have travelled up into the nearby mountains to a remote mansion said to hold a terrible secret.

All alien monstrosities have a fear factor that forces a Tenacity roll cthulhugech should the player fail, he or she will be scared or panicked by the presence of the monster, which may have scarring effects on the character’s psyche. Just like some dank moldy forbidden tome of the great old ones, it’s worth sharing with everybody.

There are 10 known types of Tagers, some more common than the others. Horror role-playing games Campaign settings Cthulhu Mythos games Role-playing games introduced in I’m condemning this particular bit of the game because it strips away the player’s right cthulhjtech consent to participating in the roleplaying of sexual violence and replaces it with a die roll.

Players have ten drama points which are restored every game session loosely defined as being each time the players get together to play. Mythos Cthulhu Call of Cthulhu: That said, the poker dice system is the only thing that makes combat interesting, since the vast majority of your options in combat equate to just rolling dice and dealing damage without, cthulhutwch, inflicting interesting status effects.


And within hides a cancer, eating away at the very heart of the New Earth Government.

These can be opposed with Tenacity rolls as well. The Nazzadi are depicted as dark skinned humans with intricate tattoos.


The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia’s general notability guideline. This is the Aeon War. Rrpg think it’s probably kind of an acquired taste though, because one of my friends played for 6 months before he figured out the rolls. But I got to the part about ‘slut’ iirc modifying vaginal depth and just gave up.

And by virtue of it being in a horror game, as a horrific creature’s ability, it is implicitly being condemned. In Bliss Stage, there’s no other way besides sex to get Intimacy 5 with someone and the characters are explicitly all ages Your Nuts With Both Hands.

What’s the general consensus on CthulhuTech? : rpg

It’s edgy as hell in addition to being a bit of a mess mechanically. The disclaimers about how it’s “super historically accurate, and we’re just trying to recreate historical accuracy, I swear we’re not a bunch of horribly fucked up misogynists, really, women are just sluts, that’s not our fault”, are kinda funny to parse out what they’re trying to not say, and couching in as much nice verbage as they can, and still fucking failing at.

Players build characters using points to buy six attributes, Strength, Agility, Perception, Intellect, Tenacity, and Presence, which are used for attribute tests and serve as the base to which roll results for skills are added. This page was last modified cthullhutech 26 Mayat These Cultists have been quietly biding their time until they could strike – and that time is now!

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