A Fistful of Misanthropes (call of cthulhu)

In 1991, elements of the Soviet government staged a coup to remove Mikhail Gorbachev from power, in an event largely held to be responsible for the end of the Soviet Union. Unknown to many, however, are the exploits of an elite Spetnaz team dispatched during this tumultuous period to a remote nuclear silo, in an operation known only as White 36...

Direct download: colddeadhand.mp3
Category:Call of Cthulhu -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

The Misanthropes headed to Durham, NC for the Escapist Expo this year! While we were there, we made a spur-of-the-moment decision to run an impromptu game of Call of Cthulhu using Hebanon Games' newest scenario, the Wives of March! Despite having nearly no prep time, the game came out pretty well! Thanks again to all of our players! :)

(This was a game played in a somewhat-crowded room with regular foot traffic, so please forgive the audio quality. It gets better towards the end once people start clearing out.)

Direct download: wives01.mp3
Category:Call of Cthulhu -- posted at: 12:35am EDT

In the not-too-distant future, the city of Dubai is wiped off the map by a series of nearly cataclysmic sandstorms. Acting against orders, the 33rd Battalion of the US Army (known as the "Damnded 33rd"), deserted in order to aid with relief and evacuation efforts. Contact with the 33rd was eventually lost after a failed attempt to lead a caravan out of the city, leaving the US government to declare them traitors. Now, six months later, a looped radio signal has finally managed to penetrate the storm walls. A four-man Delta squad has been sent in to confirm the status of the 33rd's commander, Colonel John Konrad, as well as the status of any survivors...

Direct download: theline.mp3
Category:Call of Cthulhu -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

It's 1931, and the US government is looking for a few brave heroes to inspire the public during the dark times of the looming Depression. To this end, an expedition is funded to summit Mt. McKinley, and two teams of rival mountaineers have answered the call for fame, glory, and riches. But what awaits them among the icy peaks, and who will live to tell the tale?

Another glorious one-shot from the No Security Kickstarter, by Caleb Stokes of Hebanon Games!

Direct download: fallwithoutend.mp3
Category:Call of Cthulhu -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

In 2008, an intense icestorm strikes the city of Lafontaine, Missouri. During the crisis, DELTA GREEN receives notice that one of their GREEN BOXES has been breached and sends a hastily-organized team, CELL "Q", to investigate. Unfortunately, they are inexperienced and unprepared for what has been released...

Another No Security scenario by Caleb Stokes of Hebanon Games!

Direct download: lover.mp3
Category:Call of Cthulhu -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

The Misanthropes are proud(?) to present a series of actual-play recordings! Come listen to us play a variety of tabletop games! This special episode brings back the eldritch horror of Call of Cthulhu in a fantasic one-shot!

Darkness, madness, blood, filth and death! All these things await our unfortunate investigators as they plumb the depths in search of the truth behind the Red Tower! The conclusion to a brilliant scenario penned by Caleb Stokes of Hebanon Games (www.hebanongames.com), released as part of the No Security Kickstarter!

Direct download: redtower2.mp3
Category:Call of Cthulhu -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

The Misanthropes are proud(?) to present a series of actual-play recordings! Come listen to us play a variety of tabletop games! This special episode brings back the eldritch horror of Call of Cthulhu in a fantasic one-shot!

Chicago, 1931. In the wake of Capone's fall, various factions vie to carve up what's left of the blood-stained city, unaware of the ancient horror that dwells in the heart of the meatpacking district, in a building made of red brick... Can a group of strangers put aside their differences to get to the heart of this mystery? Or will it consume them all? A brilliant scenario penned by Caleb Stokes of Hebanon Games (www.hebanongames.com), and released as part of the No Security Kickstarter!

Direct download: redtower1.mp3
Category:Call of Cthulhu -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

The Misanthropes are proud(?) to present a series of actual-play recordings! Come listen to us play a variety of tabletop games! This special episode brings back the eldritch horror of Call of Cthulhu in a fantasic one-shot!

The thrilling conclusion! Madness! Horror! Insanity! And that's just from the guy with a 4 in his APP score! Find out who lives, who dies, and who goes nuts as we finish Bryson Springs! A brilliant scenario penned by Caleb Stokes of Hebanon Games (www.hebanongames.com), and released as part of the No Security Kickstarter!

Direct download: bryson2.mp3
Category:Call of Cthulhu -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

The Misanthropes are proud(?) to present a series of actual-play recordings! Come listen to us play a variety of tabletop games! This special episode brings back the eldritch horror of Call of Cthulhu in a fantasic one-shot!

In California, 1935, a group of strangers find themselves converging on the little town of Bryson Springs, as the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl loom over all. Can they band together to uncover the horror that has been unleashed here? A brilliant scenario penned by Caleb Stokes of Hebanon Games (www.hebanongames.com), and released as part of the No Security Kickstarter!

Direct download: bryson1.mp3
Category:Call of Cthulhu -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

The Misanthropes are proud(?) to present a series of actual-play recordings! Come listen to us play a variety of tabletop games! This special holiday episode centers on our one-shot Call of Cthulhu campaign!

Things finally come to a head in the glorious conclusion! Insanity rages as avatars of forgotten gods rise up once more! Who will survive? And more importantly... what will the survivors look like afterwards?

Direct download: helloween2010-ep3.mp3
Category:Call of Cthulhu -- posted at: 10:17pm EDT